The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 691 606 649
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 225 344 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 191 291 217
Average salary £54,259 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.44% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK.

Systems Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Manager over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Systems Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -68 215 £54,629 +6.07% 36
London -8 83 £56,250 -4.25% 13
South East -33 46 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +5 24 £51,250 +20.58% 4
City of London +40 22 £66,500 +8.57% 1
North West +7 21 £45,000 +9.09% 6
West Midlands -1 20 £57,500 +12.19% 1
Hampshire +3 12 £50,000 -
South West -17 10 £53,500 +25.88% 2
Coventry -10 9 £54,027 +2.90%
Surrey +20 8 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Manchester +16 8 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Essex - 8 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 7 £57,500 +35.29%
East Midlands -15 7 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Cheshire +4 6 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Hertfordshire +1 5 £67,500 - 3
Milton Keynes -8 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire -16 5 £50,896 +19.75% 2
Telford - 5 £65,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire +4 4 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Berkshire -8 4 £63,000 +17.20% 1
Bristol -8 4 £65,000 +52.94%
Wiltshire -9 4 £44,750 +24.51%
Reading -10 4 £63,000 +26.00%
Andover - 4 £50,000 -
Fareham - 4 £60,000 -

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Manager in their job title.

1 174 (35.66%) Finance
2 151 (30.94%) Project Management
3 113 (23.16%) Microsoft
4 108 (22.13%) Windows
5 97 (19.88%) ERP
6 85 (17.42%) SQL
7 83 (17.01%) SQL Server
8 70 (14.34%) Management Information System
9 62 (12.70%) SAP
10 61 (12.50%) ITIL
10 61 (12.50%) CRM
11 57 (11.68%) MS Excel
11 57 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (11.27%) Oracle
13 53 (10.86%) Line Management
14 49 (10.04%) .NET
15 48 (9.84%) Degree
16 46 (9.43%) PRINCE2
17 45 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (9.22%) Active Directory
18 43 (8.81%) Service Delivery
18 43 (8.81%) Change Management
19 40 (8.20%) Linux
20 39 (7.99%) VMware
20 39 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 37 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 35 (7.17%) SharePoint
23 34 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.48%) IIS
4 11 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.43%) Apache
5 7 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.02%) CMS
6 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.61%) WordPress
8 2 (0.41%) JBoss
8 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.20%) Moodle
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.92%) MS Office
3 16 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.43%) MS Project
4 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.02%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.61%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (3.69%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.87%) SAP ERP
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (2.05%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (1.02%) Agresso
9 4 (0.82%) MFGPRO
9 4 (0.82%) Maximo
9 4 (0.82%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.61%) Summit
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.41%) Lawson
11 2 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
11 2 (0.41%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.41%) Pegasus Opera
11 2 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Office 365
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Joyent
6 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.94%) DNS
2 23 (4.71%) LAN
2 23 (4.71%) Firewall
3 22 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.51%) SAN
4 20 (4.10%) VPN
5 19 (3.89%) WAN
6 15 (3.07%) DHCP
7 7 (1.43%) Internet
8 6 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.23%) SMTP
8 6 (1.23%) HTTP
8 6 (1.23%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.82%) VLAN
10 3 (0.61%) IMAP
10 3 (0.61%) OSPF
10 3 (0.61%) BGP
10 3 (0.61%) Intranet
10 3 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (5.12%) Crystal Reports
4 22 (4.51%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.28%) MySQL
5 16 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.02%) QlikView
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.82%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.41%) OLAP
12 2 (0.41%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.43%) JIRA
3 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.61%) Maven
5 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) WATIR
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 174 (35.66%) Finance
2 33 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 30 (6.15%) Legal
4 28 (5.74%) Banking
4 28 (5.74%) Retail
5 24 (4.92%) Law
6 23 (4.71%) Marketing
7 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.64%) Automotive
8 8 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.64%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.43%) Publishing
10 6 (1.23%) Back Office
11 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.02%) Billing
12 4 (0.82%) Advertising
12 4 (0.82%) Front Office
12 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.61%) International Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.04%) .NET
2 16 (3.28%) HTML
3 9 (1.84%) jQuery
4 8 (1.64%) XML
5 6 (1.23%) CSS
6 5 (1.02%) JSON
7 4 (0.82%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.82%) EDI
7 4 (0.82%) COM
7 4 (0.82%) Backbone.js
8 3 (0.61%) Web Services
8 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.61%) Middleware
8 3 (0.61%) Ajax
9 1 (0.20%) MDX
9 1 (0.20%) WinForms
9 1 (0.20%) Flash
9 1 (0.20%) J2EE
9 1 (0.20%) COM+
9 1 (0.20%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.34%) Management Information System
2 37 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.53%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.23%) CCTV
5 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.02%) Tandem
6 5 (1.02%) Clustering
6 5 (1.02%) PMI
6 5 (1.02%) GIS
7 4 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.82%) EPoS
7 4 (0.82%) Replication
7 4 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.82%) FMCG
8 3 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.61%) User Experience
8 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 108 (22.13%) Windows
2 40 (8.20%) Linux
3 35 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.89%) UNIX
6 17 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.07%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.43%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.43%) Solaris
10 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.02%) Android
11 4 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.41%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
14 1 (0.20%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (30.94%) Project Management
2 97 (19.88%) ERP
3 61 (12.50%) CRM
3 61 (12.50%) ITIL
4 57 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (10.86%) Line Management
6 46 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 45 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (8.81%) Service Delivery
8 43 (8.81%) Change Management
9 39 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (6.76%) SDLC
11 27 (5.53%) Business Analysis
12 26 (5.33%) People Management
13 25 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (4.92%) Budget Control
15 22 (4.51%) Data Management
16 21 (4.30%) Programme Management
17 17 (3.48%) Time Management
17 17 (3.48%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 85 (17.42%) SQL
2 23 (4.71%) Java
3 18 (3.69%) C#
4 16 (3.28%) C
5 12 (2.46%) VBA
5 12 (2.46%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.25%) VB
6 11 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.84%) PHP
8 8 (1.64%) Python
9 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.43%) Perl
10 4 (0.82%) C++
10 4 (0.82%) Ruby
10 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.61%) VBScript
12 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.20%) Go
13 1 (0.20%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 48 (9.84%) Degree
2 25 (5.12%) PMI Certification
3 22 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.10%) PMP
5 18 (3.69%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.23%) ACCA
9 6 (1.23%) CIMA
10 5 (1.02%) MCSE
10 5 (1.02%) AAT
11 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.61%) CCNP
12 3 (0.61%) MBA
12 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.41%) MCP
13 2 (0.41%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.48%) SLA
2 13 (2.66%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.02%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.82%) vSphere
6 3 (0.61%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) KVM
7 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.41%) Xen
7 2 (0.41%) NFS
7 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.20%) Postfix
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.20%) Docker
8 1 (0.20%) Ceph
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) iptables
8 1 (0.20%) XenServer
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.46%) SCOM
2 11 (2.25%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.43%) Nagios
4 4 (0.82%) Puppet
4 4 (0.82%) SCCM
4 4 (0.82%) DRNet
5 3 (0.61%) Icinga
6 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.20%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.20%) Graphite
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.20%) WMI
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.20%) SCSM
7 1 (0.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.20%) Graylog
Vendors
1 113 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.70%) SAP
3 55 (11.27%) Oracle
4 39 (7.99%) VMware
5 24 (4.92%) Cisco
6 16 (3.28%) Citrix
7 12 (2.46%) HP
8 9 (1.84%) Cognos
8 9 (1.84%) JD Edwards
9 8 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.64%) Infor
10 7 (1.43%) Remedy
10 7 (1.43%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.23%) JDA
11 6 (1.23%) NetApp
11 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.02%) Websense
12 5 (1.02%) IBM
12 5 (1.02%) EMC
12 5 (1.02%) Juniper
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
networx
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
British Heart Foundation
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
First Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30k-£32k per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37394.00 - £45954.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The University of Northampton
Salary: Grade 8 - £37,394 - £45,954
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago