The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
UK
Rank 634 683 702
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 230 252 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 180 200 208
Median salary £54,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

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 24 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 209 £55,000 -4.34% 16
London +58 84 £65,000 - 5
South East +42 37 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Berkshire +65 22 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England +24 22 £47,500 +26.66% 1
North West -19 19 £57,500 +17.94% 1
City of London +43 18 £53,750 -10.41%
Manchester -11 18 £56,250 -6.25%
Yorkshire +23 15 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -2 14 £46,250 -28.84% 4
Slough +41 10 £57,500 +16.16%
South West +3 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +9 9 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Rochdale -8 9 £35,000 -41.66%
Essex +30 8 £47,500 +61.01%
East Midlands +9 8 £55,000 +57.14%
St Albans - 8 - -
Oxfordshire +30 7 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Scotland +19 7 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Glasgow +27 6 £57,500 - 1
Leeds +33 5 £46,516 +3.36%
West Yorkshire +18 5 £46,516 +24.04% 1
Staffordshire +2 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 -
South Wales +18 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Wales +6 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £65,000 -

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Systems Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 142 (30.28%) Finance
2 118 (25.16%) Project Management
3 101 (21.54%) ERP
4 89 (18.98%) SQL
5 83 (17.70%) Microsoft
6 74 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (13.01%) Windows
8 59 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (12.37%) CRM
10 54 (11.51%) Management Information System
11 53 (11.30%) MS Excel
12 50 (10.66%) SQL Server
12 50 (10.66%) SAP
12 50 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (10.23%) Change Management
14 46 (9.81%) Oracle
14 46 (9.81%) Linux
14 46 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (8.96%) Degree
15 42 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (8.74%) Active Directory
17 40 (8.53%) PRINCE2
18 36 (7.68%) VMware
19 35 (7.46%) ITIL
20 31 (6.61%) Retail
21 30 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
21 30 (6.40%) Service Delivery
22 29 (6.18%) Unit4 Business World
22 29 (6.18%) Windows Server
23 28 (5.97%) Manufacturing

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.13%) IIS
2 10 (2.13%) SAS
3 8 (1.71%) Apache
4 7 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.64%) Confluence
7 3 (0.64%) FormScape
7 3 (0.64%) Moodle
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Kentico
9 1 (0.21%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 29 (6.18%) Unit4 Business World
2 25 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (4.90%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (4.05%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (4.05%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (2.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
6 12 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
7 9 (1.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 8 (1.71%) Sage X3
9 6 (1.28%) Magento
9 6 (1.28%) SAP HCM
9 6 (1.28%) SAP HR
10 5 (1.07%) Maximo
10 5 (1.07%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.64%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.64%) SAP hybris
11 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (5.33%) Office 365
2 23 (4.90%) SaaS
3 20 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.71%) IaaS
5 7 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.28%) Veeva
7 5 (1.07%) PaaS
8 4 (0.85%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.64%) G Suite
10 2 (0.43%) Force.com
11 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.54%) Firewall
2 23 (4.90%) SAN
3 13 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.56%) VPN
5 11 (2.35%) DNS
5 11 (2.35%) WAN
6 10 (2.13%) DHCP
6 10 (2.13%) LAN
7 7 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.49%) Internet
7 7 (1.49%) NAS
8 6 (1.28%) VoIP
8 6 (1.28%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.07%) FTP
9 5 (1.07%) Network Security
10 4 (0.85%) Intranet
11 2 (0.43%) SSL
11 2 (0.43%) WebEx
12 1 (0.21%) InfiniBand
12 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.92%) QlikView
6 9 (1.92%) SAP BW
6 9 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
8 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.85%) Big Data
9 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.64%) JIRA
4 3 (0.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.21%) Maven
5 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (30.28%) Finance
2 31 (6.61%) Retail
3 28 (5.97%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.33%) Advertising
5 22 (4.69%) Legal
6 15 (3.20%) Marketing
7 12 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.13%) Back Office
8 10 (2.13%) Banking
9 7 (1.49%) Electronics
10 6 (1.28%) Law
11 4 (0.85%) Billing
11 4 (0.85%) French Language
12 3 (0.64%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.62%) .NET
2 15 (3.20%) EDI
3 8 (1.71%) Middleware
4 7 (1.49%) JMS
4 7 (1.49%) Web Services
5 6 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (1.07%) ELK Stack
6 5 (1.07%) HTML
7 4 (0.85%) Kafka
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.85%) XML
8 3 (0.64%) Mason
8 3 (0.64%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.43%) jQuery
9 2 (0.43%) WCF
10 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.21%) HTML5
10 1 (0.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.51%) Management Information System
2 42 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.92%) iPad
3 9 (1.92%) Statistics
4 8 (1.71%) NHS
5 7 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.07%) Clustering
7 5 (1.07%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.07%) SCADA
8 4 (0.85%) 3D Printing
9 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.64%) FMCG
9 3 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.64%) Social Media
9 3 (0.64%) VLE
10 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.43%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.01%) Windows
2 46 (9.81%) Linux
3 29 (6.18%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.99%) Unix
5 9 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.85%) HPUX
8 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (25.16%) Project Management
2 101 (21.54%) ERP
3 74 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (12.37%) CRM
6 50 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (10.23%) Change Management
8 46 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (8.53%) PRINCE2
10 35 (7.46%) ITIL
11 30 (6.40%) Service Delivery
12 26 (5.54%) Business Analysis
13 24 (5.12%) Line Management
14 22 (4.69%) ITSM
14 22 (4.69%) Risk Management
15 21 (4.48%) Service Management
16 20 (4.26%) Performance Management
17 19 (4.05%) Document Management
17 19 (4.05%) Mentoring
17 19 (4.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.98%) SQL
2 18 (3.84%) Perl
3 17 (3.62%) C#
4 14 (2.99%) C
4 14 (2.99%) Ruby
5 12 (2.56%) Python
6 11 (2.35%) R
7 9 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.92%) VBA
8 8 (1.71%) Java
8 8 (1.71%) VBScript
9 7 (1.49%) PHP
9 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.28%) VB
11 4 (0.85%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.64%) C++
12 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 42 (8.96%) Degree
2 20 (4.26%) PMP
3 16 (3.41%) PMI Certification
4 15 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.99%) MCSE
6 7 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.28%) MBA
8 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) CIMA
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) RHCA
10 1 (0.21%) RHCE
10 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.20%) QA
2 8 (1.71%) SLA
3 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.28%) Gluster
3 6 (1.28%) iptables
3 6 (1.28%) NFS
4 5 (1.07%) Docker
4 5 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.85%) Snort
6 3 (0.64%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (4.05%) Puppet
2 16 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.49%) Ansible
3 7 (1.49%) HAProxy
4 6 (1.28%) Cobbler
4 6 (1.28%) Icinga
4 6 (1.28%) Nagios
4 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (1.28%) Zenoss
5 5 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.07%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.07%) Terraform
6 4 (0.85%) EnCase
6 4 (0.85%) logstash
6 4 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.85%) RSA enVision
6 4 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.43%) SCCM
7 2 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.66%) SAP
3 46 (9.81%) Oracle
4 36 (7.68%) VMware
5 30 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (4.05%) Cisco
6 19 (4.05%) JD Edwards
7 11 (2.35%) IFS
7 11 (2.35%) Sage
8 10 (2.13%) Infor
9 9 (1.92%) Splunk
10 8 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.71%) Google
10 8 (1.71%) NetApp
10 8 (1.71%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.49%) EMC
11 7 (1.49%) EqualLogic
12 6 (1.28%) Citrix
12 6 (1.28%) HP
12 6 (1.28%) SolarWinds
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £58000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Washington Frank
Posted: Yesterday
Dungannon, County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago