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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
UK
Rank 615 663 719
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 232 289 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 191 237 209
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%

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
79794 98559 103528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.43% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 66278 82600 85180
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +72 219 £50,000 -9.09% 25
London +39 64 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South East +56 44 £55,000 -8.33% 6
East of England +36 33 £47,500 -8.89% 4
West Midlands +41 25 £53,000 -13.46% 2
Berkshire +51 20 £65,000 +33.33%
City of London +50 19 £77,500 +29.16% 3
Essex +31 19 £47,500 +39.70% 2
North West -15 16 £57,500 +21.05% 1
South West +15 15 £50,000 +16.95% 4
Manchester -26 12 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Slough +34 11 £65,000 +13.04%
Hampshire +23 10 £35,611 -54.05% 3
Yorkshire +21 10 £47,016 +7.46% 1
East Midlands +7 10 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Hertfordshire +13 9 £47,500 -15.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £32,500 - 1
Nottingham +11 7 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 6 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Birmingham +8 6 £51,500 +8.42% 1
Shropshire -3 6 £53,500 -17.69% 1
Telford - 6 £53,500 - 1
Scotland +22 5 £47,500 +46.15%
South Yorkshire +15 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Sheffield - 5 £60,000 -
South Wales +25 4 £42,500 +25.00%
Glasgow +21 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Staffordshire +18 4 - -
Devon +10 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Wales +5 4 £42,500 +9.67%

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 140 (29.47%) Finance
2 123 (25.89%) Project Management
3 108 (22.74%) ERP
4 101 (21.26%) Microsoft
5 82 (17.26%) SQL
6 80 (16.84%) Windows
7 68 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (12.21%) CRM
9 57 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 53 (11.16%) Linux
11 52 (10.95%) SAP
11 52 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (10.32%) SQL Server
14 48 (10.11%) VMware
14 48 (10.11%) Management Information System
14 48 (10.11%) Degree
15 45 (9.47%) Oracle
16 41 (8.63%) MS Office
16 41 (8.63%) Retail
16 41 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (8.42%) Windows Server
17 40 (8.42%) Manufacturing
17 40 (8.42%) Active Directory
18 38 (8.00%) Change Management
19 36 (7.58%) ITIL
20 35 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
21 31 (6.53%) PRINCE2
22 29 (6.11%) Unit4 Business World

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 14 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.11%) SAS
3 9 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.84%) IIS
5 3 (0.63%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) FormScape
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 29 (6.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 24 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (5.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (4.63%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (3.79%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle HRMS
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 9 (1.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 9 (1.89%) SAP BPC
8 8 (1.68%) Magento
8 8 (1.68%) Sage X3
9 7 (1.47%) SAP HCM
9 7 (1.47%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.84%) Maximo
10 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.63%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 29 (6.11%) Office 365
2 17 (3.58%) SaaS
3 13 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.89%) IaaS
4 9 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.26%) Veeva
6 5 (1.05%) PaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) G Suite
9 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.42%) Force.com
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.11%) Firewall
2 23 (4.84%) SAN
3 16 (3.37%) VPN
4 15 (3.16%) WAN
5 14 (2.95%) LAN
6 13 (2.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.32%) NAS
8 10 (2.11%) DNS
9 9 (1.89%) Internet
10 8 (1.68%) DHCP
11 6 (1.26%) VoIP
12 5 (1.05%) Intranet
13 4 (0.84%) Network Security
14 3 (0.63%) FTP
14 3 (0.63%) Wireless
15 2 (0.42%) MPLS
15 2 (0.42%) VLAN
16 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
16 1 (0.21%) Extranet
16 1 (0.21%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.89%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (3.58%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.95%) SAP BW
5 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.26%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (1.26%) Spotfire
10 5 (1.05%) QlikView
11 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.26%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.42%) Maven
4 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
General
1 140 (29.47%) Finance
2 41 (8.63%) Retail
3 40 (8.42%) Manufacturing
4 26 (5.47%) Advertising
5 23 (4.84%) Legal
6 15 (3.16%) Marketing
7 13 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.89%) Electronics
9 6 (1.26%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) Banking
10 3 (0.63%) French Language
10 3 (0.63%) Games
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.79%) EDI
2 17 (3.58%) .NET
3 12 (2.53%) Middleware
4 6 (1.26%) Kafka
5 5 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (1.05%) HTML
5 5 (1.05%) Web Services
6 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.84%) COM
6 4 (0.84%) Mason
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.63%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.63%) XML
8 2 (0.42%) CSS
8 2 (0.42%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.21%) HTML5
9 1 (0.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.11%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.74%) iPad
4 9 (1.89%) AS400
4 9 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.68%) NHS
6 6 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.05%) Clustering
7 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.05%) SCADA
8 4 (0.84%) 3D Printing
8 4 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.63%) EPoS
9 3 (0.63%) Social Media
10 2 (0.42%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.42%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.42%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.42%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.84%) Windows
2 53 (11.16%) Linux
3 40 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.42%) Unix
5 14 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.47%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.84%) HPUX
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (25.89%) Project Management
2 108 (22.74%) ERP
3 68 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (12.21%) CRM
5 52 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 38 (8.00%) Change Management
9 36 (7.58%) ITIL
10 31 (6.53%) PRINCE2
11 23 (4.84%) Business Analysis
12 22 (4.63%) Line Management
12 22 (4.63%) Mentoring
13 21 (4.42%) Document Management
14 19 (4.00%) Scrum
14 19 (4.00%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.00%) Service Management
15 18 (3.79%) Performance Management
16 17 (3.58%) SDLC
17 16 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.26%) SQL
2 17 (3.58%) C#
3 14 (2.95%) Bash Shell
3 14 (2.95%) C
3 14 (2.95%) VBA
4 13 (2.74%) Java
5 11 (2.32%) Perl
5 11 (2.32%) PHP
5 11 (2.32%) Python
5 11 (2.32%) R
6 8 (1.68%) Ruby
6 8 (1.68%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.47%) VBScript
8 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.05%) COBOL
9 5 (1.05%) VB
10 4 (0.84%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.84%) C++
10 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.63%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 48 (10.11%) Degree
2 22 (4.63%) PMP
3 19 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 17 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.37%) MCSE
6 6 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.26%) MBA
7 4 (0.84%) RHCE
8 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.63%) RHCA
8 3 (0.63%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) ACCA
10 1 (0.21%) CCAB
10 1 (0.21%) CIMA
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.79%) QA
2 13 (2.74%) SLA
3 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.68%) Docker
5 7 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.84%) Snort
7 3 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.63%) vSphere
8 2 (0.42%) iptables
8 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (2.53%) Puppet
2 9 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.68%) Ansible
3 8 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.47%) Terraform
5 6 (1.26%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.26%) Icinga
5 6 (1.26%) logstash
5 6 (1.26%) Nagios
5 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 6 (1.26%) Zenoss
6 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.05%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.84%) EnCase
7 4 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.84%) RSA enVision
7 4 (0.84%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 101 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.95%) SAP
3 48 (10.11%) VMware
4 45 (9.47%) Oracle
5 35 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (4.21%) JD Edwards
7 18 (3.79%) Infor
8 14 (2.95%) Cisco
8 14 (2.95%) Sage
9 11 (2.32%) Epicor
9 11 (2.32%) IFS
9 11 (2.32%) Splunk
10 10 (2.11%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.68%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.68%) Google
11 8 (1.68%) Hyperion
11 8 (1.68%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.47%) EMC
12 7 (1.47%) NetApp
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Washington Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reeson Education
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 9 days ago
Loughton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: £35,222 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: Annual Salary
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 23 days ago