The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 576 642 522
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -120
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 340 240 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 288 216 337
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,480 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 2014. 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 +62 329 £51,500 -6.36% 42
London -12 120 £57,500 -8.00% 19
South East +20 81 £50,000 +8.39% 10
West Midlands +37 29 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Yorkshire -24 25 £42,500 -22.72%
East Midlands +14 23 £57,500 +15.00% 2
East of England -11 23 £45,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +18 22 £53,750 +7.50% 2
Leicestershire - 17 £62,500 -
City of London -17 16 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -10 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -21 15 £41,395 -21.15% 3
North West +4 13 £41,250 -8.33% 3
South Yorkshire - 13 £42,500 -
Reading +13 12 £50,000 -2.43%
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £45,000 -2.70%
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £53,750 +27.97% 1
Leicester - 12 £62,500 -
Cambridge +4 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Southampton +21 10 £50,000 +61.29%
East Sussex -10 10 £38,750 -15.30% 3
Scotland -13 9 £40,000 -15.34% 1
Brighton -15 9 £40,000 -12.56% 2
Coventry - 9 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +5 8 £41,395 -15.52% 2
Glasgow -6 8 £40,000 -23.80%
West Yorkshire -33 8 - -
Barnsley - 8 £36,750 -
Birmingham +8 7 £55,000 -
Kent - 6 £50,000 -

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 220 (35.31%) Project Management
2 180 (28.89%) Finance
3 114 (18.30%) Windows
4 112 (17.98%) Microsoft
5 104 (16.69%) SQL
6 101 (16.21%) Oracle
7 94 (15.09%) SQL Server
8 93 (14.93%) ITIL
9 87 (13.96%) Degree
10 86 (13.80%) Management Information System
11 81 (13.00%) PRINCE2
12 76 (12.20%) ERP
13 72 (11.56%) CRM
14 65 (10.43%) Retail
15 63 (10.11%) MS Excel
16 62 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 51 (8.19%) VMware
18 46 (7.38%) Linux
18 46 (7.38%) Active Directory
19 45 (7.22%) Change Management
20 43 (6.90%) SharePoint
20 43 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (6.42%) MS Office
21 40 (6.42%) Service Delivery
21 40 (6.42%) Business Analysis
22 39 (6.26%) .NET
22 39 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (6.10%) Data Management
24 37 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
25 34 (5.46%) Java

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 43 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.93%) Apache
4 8 (1.28%) IIS
5 7 (1.12%) Lync
6 6 (0.96%) Documentum
6 6 (0.96%) Drupal
6 6 (0.96%) nginx
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.80%) CMS
7 5 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.48%) WordPress
10 2 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) FileNet
Applications
1 63 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.42%) MS Office
3 20 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.41%) MS Project
5 13 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.44%) SPSS
7 7 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 28 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (2.41%) Cognos TM1
5 15 (2.41%) Agresso
5 15 (2.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 14 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 14 (2.25%) Oracle Assets
6 14 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (2.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 13 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (2.09%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (1.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (1.28%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.96%) SAP HR
11 5 (0.80%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 5 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.09%) SaaS
2 12 (1.93%) Office 365
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.82%) LAN
2 29 (4.65%) DNS
3 26 (4.17%) WAN
4 23 (3.69%) SAN
5 22 (3.53%) Firewall
6 20 (3.21%) DHCP
7 16 (2.57%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.41%) VPN
9 14 (2.25%) Intranet
10 13 (2.09%) Network Security
11 11 (1.77%) SMTP
12 9 (1.44%) Internet
13 8 (1.28%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.12%) HTTP
15 6 (0.96%) NAS
16 5 (0.80%) ICMP
16 5 (0.80%) POP3
17 4 (0.64%) ADSL
17 4 (0.64%) BGP
17 4 (0.64%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.49%) MySQL
3 26 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.37%) OLAP
6 19 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
7 14 (2.25%) ROLAP
8 12 (1.93%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.12%) DTS
10 7 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.96%) MS Access
12 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.80%) QlikView
12 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.93%) JIRA
2 9 (1.44%) Subversion
2 9 (1.44%) Toad
3 5 (0.80%) Artifactory
3 5 (0.80%) Maven
4 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Workshop
5 2 (0.32%) JMeter
5 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.16%) Redmine
6 1 (0.16%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.16%) PVCS
General
1 180 (28.89%) Finance
2 65 (10.43%) Retail
3 32 (5.14%) Marketing
4 24 (3.85%) Advertising
5 20 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.25%) Publishing
7 13 (2.09%) Back Office
8 12 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.77%) Banking
10 10 (1.61%) Legal
11 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.28%) Law
12 7 (1.12%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.96%) Military
13 6 (0.96%) Games
14 4 (0.64%) Front Office
14 4 (0.64%) Billing
15 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.26%) .NET
2 27 (4.33%) Web Services
3 25 (4.01%) HTML
4 16 (2.57%) XML
5 11 (1.77%) Ajax
6 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.44%) jQuery
7 9 (1.44%) CSS
8 8 (1.28%) SOAP
9 7 (1.12%) REST
9 7 (1.12%) HTML5
10 6 (0.96%) JSP
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.80%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.80%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.80%) Spring
11 5 (0.80%) Servlets
11 5 (0.80%) Struts
11 5 (0.80%) J2EE
11 5 (0.80%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.80%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.37%) EPoS
3 20 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.41%) NHS
5 10 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.44%) E-Learning
7 8 (1.28%) Replication
7 8 (1.28%) FMCG
8 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.80%) Life Science
9 5 (0.80%) AS400
9 5 (0.80%) DTV
10 4 (0.64%) MPEG
10 4 (0.64%) IVR
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.64%) Kindle
10 4 (0.64%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.48%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 114 (18.30%) Windows
2 46 (7.38%) Linux
3 43 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (4.65%) UNIX
4 29 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.28%) Solaris
8 7 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.64%) CentOS
11 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.32%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) HPUX
14 1 (0.16%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (35.31%) Project Management
2 93 (14.93%) ITIL
3 81 (13.00%) PRINCE2
4 76 (12.20%) ERP
5 72 (11.56%) CRM
6 62 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (7.22%) Change Management
8 40 (6.42%) Service Delivery
8 40 (6.42%) Business Analysis
9 39 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (6.10%) Data Management
11 37 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (5.14%) E-Commerce
13 31 (4.98%) Supplier Management
14 30 (4.82%) Change Control
14 30 (4.82%) Logistics
15 27 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (4.17%) Release Management
17 24 (3.85%) Migration
18 23 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 104 (16.69%) SQL
2 34 (5.46%) Java
3 18 (2.89%) VBA
4 17 (2.73%) C#
5 16 (2.57%) VB
6 14 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.09%) PHP
7 13 (2.09%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.28%) Perl
9 7 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.12%) C
9 7 (1.12%) VBScript
10 6 (0.96%) Ruby
11 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.64%) Python
13 3 (0.48%) Korn
13 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.32%) C++
14 2 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 87 (13.96%) Degree
2 27 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.89%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.73%) PMP
6 15 (2.41%) MCSE
7 13 (2.09%) MCSA
8 12 (1.93%) MCITP
9 8 (1.28%) CCNA
9 8 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.96%) ACCA
10 6 (0.96%) CIMA
11 5 (0.80%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.80%) MCP
12 4 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.64%) MBA
12 4 (0.64%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.14%) SLA
2 20 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.44%) QA
4 7 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.96%) GxP
5 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.64%) MiFID
6 4 (0.64%) EMIR
6 4 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.32%) TickIT
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.61%) vSphere
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.64%) NFS
7 3 (0.48%) XenApp
8 2 (0.32%) Docker
8 2 (0.32%) Varnish
8 2 (0.32%) Xsan
9 1 (0.16%) qmail
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.44%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.44%) ARCserve
2 5 (0.80%) ZABBIX
2 5 (0.80%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.80%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.48%) Puppet
4 3 (0.48%) Netcool
5 2 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.32%) Nagios
5 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.32%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 112 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 101 (16.21%) Oracle
3 51 (8.19%) VMware
4 31 (4.98%) SAP
5 28 (4.49%) Cisco
6 22 (3.53%) Citrix
7 20 (3.21%) Northgate
8 19 (3.05%) Cognos
9 14 (2.25%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.09%) Sun
11 11 (1.77%) Capita
11 11 (1.77%) HP
12 10 (1.61%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.61%) Hyperion
13 9 (1.44%) Vertica
13 9 (1.44%) Netezza
13 9 (1.44%) Sage
14 8 (1.28%) Apple
15 7 (1.12%) RedPrairie
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Coneqt
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £83500 - £88500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare,25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
London
City of London School for Girls
Salary: £35,300 per annum including London Weighting
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 12 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Tower Hamlets, London
IB Boost Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience and capabilities
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £45,798 to £62,973 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago