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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Manager
Rank 642 709 717
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 305 268 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 262 241 225
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,800 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 2016 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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +70 294 £57,500 +15.00% 24
London +42 119 £55,000 -4.34% 6
South East +22 47 £70,000 +39.30% 7
East of England +9 29 £67,500 +58.82% 3
North West +23 25 £57,500 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -21 23 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester +13 18 £49,375 +4.49% 1
East Sussex +26 15 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Hertfordshire +24 14 £80,000 +18.51% 1
Yorkshire +21 14 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Hampshire +14 14 £80,000 +68.42% 1
City of London +32 13 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Surrey +8 13 £80,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +24 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +2 12 £42,500 -20.93% 2
Tyne and Wear - 12 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £40,000 - 2
North East - 12 £40,000 - 2
Lewes - 12 £70,000 -
Leeds +12 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Birmingham -13 11 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Oxfordshire -1 8 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Bedfordshire +11 7 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire +5 7 £48,000 -20.00% 1
South West -1 7 £53,000 +20.45%
Shropshire -10 7 £70,000 +72.83%
Cheshire +23 6 £57,500 +41.97% 1
Oxford +12 6 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Wales +5 6 £43,500 +8.75%
Leicester +18 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 145 (25.53%) Finance
2 125 (22.01%) Project Management
3 117 (20.60%) Windows
4 114 (20.07%) Microsoft
5 112 (19.72%) ITIL
6 96 (16.90%) Change Management
7 87 (15.32%) SQL
8 74 (13.03%) Management Information System
9 71 (12.50%) ERP
9 71 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (11.97%) VMware
11 66 (11.62%) Degree
12 60 (10.56%) SQL Server
13 58 (10.21%) MS Excel
14 57 (10.04%) Service Delivery
15 55 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 52 (9.15%) PRINCE2
17 52 (9.15%) SAN
18 50 (8.80%) CRM
19 48 (8.45%) Firewall
19 48 (8.45%) People Management
19 48 (8.45%) Windows Server
20 47 (8.27%) Oracle
21 44 (7.75%) SAP
22 42 (7.39%) Linux
23 41 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (7.22%) Incident Management
24 40 (7.04%) Cisco
25 38 (6.69%) Citrix

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 22 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.29%) IIS
4 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.06%) Apache
5 6 (1.06%) CMS
5 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.70%) Confluence
6 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.53%) nginx
7 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.35%) Totara
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.93%) MS Office
3 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Project
5 3 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.53%) Revit
6 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 31 (5.46%) HFM
2 22 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.58%) SAP APO
4 9 (1.58%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (1.41%) Cognos Controller
5 8 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 7 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.88%) JDE OneWorld
9 4 (0.70%) Cognos Planning
9 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.70%) Eikon
9 4 (0.70%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.53%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.53%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.11%) Office 365
2 23 (4.05%) IaaS
2 23 (4.05%) PaaS
3 17 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.11%) SaaS
5 8 (1.41%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (1.41%) Linode
5 8 (1.41%) Taleo
6 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.15%) SAN
2 48 (8.45%) Firewall
3 37 (6.51%) LAN
3 37 (6.51%) WAN
4 26 (4.58%) Fibre Channel
5 24 (4.23%) IP Telephony
6 23 (4.05%) Cisco IPT
6 23 (4.05%) DNS
7 17 (2.99%) Internet
7 17 (2.99%) VoIP
8 14 (2.46%) DHCP
9 13 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 10 (1.76%) HTTP
10 10 (1.76%) VPN
10 10 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.41%) Skype
12 6 (1.06%) Intranet
12 6 (1.06%) VLAN
13 5 (0.88%) IPv4
13 5 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.17%) GIS
3 16 (2.82%) MySQL
4 15 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.58%) Essbase
8 8 (1.41%) Hyperion Smart View
8 8 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.70%) MS Access
11 4 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
11 4 (0.70%) QlikView
11 4 (0.70%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.41%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.70%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.53%) JIRA
3 3 (0.53%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.35%) GitLab
4 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.35%) MorphX
4 2 (0.35%) Subversion
4 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 145 (25.53%) Finance
2 35 (6.16%) Retail
3 30 (5.28%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.70%) Banking
4 21 (3.70%) Marketing
5 17 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.94%) Electronics
7 10 (1.76%) Law
8 7 (1.23%) Legal
9 6 (1.06%) Advertising
9 6 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.88%) Front Office
10 5 (0.88%) Local Government
11 3 (0.53%) Back Office
11 3 (0.53%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.63%) .NET
2 12 (2.11%) CSS
2 12 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (1.76%) Middleware
4 9 (1.58%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.58%) HTML
5 8 (1.41%) JSP
6 7 (1.23%) EDI
6 7 (1.23%) Web Services
6 7 (1.23%) XML
7 5 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.88%) jQuery
8 4 (0.70%) 802.1X
8 4 (0.70%) DHTML
8 4 (0.70%) JDBC
8 4 (0.70%) JMS
8 4 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (0.70%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.70%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.03%) Management Information System
2 41 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.46%) Replication
5 13 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.11%) NHS
7 11 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.76%) FMCG
9 9 (1.58%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.06%) AS400
10 6 (1.06%) User Experience
11 5 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
11 5 (0.88%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.88%) Statistics
12 4 (0.70%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.70%) iPhone
12 4 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 117 (20.60%) Windows
2 48 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 42 (7.39%) Linux
4 25 (4.40%) Unix
5 14 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.94%) CentOS
8 10 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.70%) Android
10 4 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (22.01%) Project Management
2 112 (19.72%) ITIL
3 96 (16.90%) Change Management
4 71 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (12.50%) ERP
5 57 (10.04%) Service Delivery
6 54 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (9.15%) PRINCE2
8 50 (8.80%) CRM
9 48 (8.45%) People Management
10 41 (7.22%) Incident Management
11 36 (6.34%) Logistics
11 36 (6.34%) Service Management
12 34 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
13 33 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 33 (5.81%) Release Management
14 32 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (5.28%) Validation
16 29 (5.11%) Operations Management
17 28 (4.93%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (15.32%) SQL
2 24 (4.23%) Java
3 15 (2.64%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.76%) VB
5 8 (1.41%) C#
5 8 (1.41%) Ruby
6 7 (1.23%) C
6 7 (1.23%) VBA
7 6 (1.06%) VBScript
8 5 (0.88%) C++
8 5 (0.88%) PHP
8 5 (0.88%) Python
9 4 (0.70%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.53%) Perl
10 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.35%) R
11 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.35%) X++
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (11.62%) Degree
2 31 (5.46%) ACCA
3 23 (4.05%) CIMA
4 21 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.58%) PMP
8 8 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.23%) MCP
10 6 (1.06%) MCSE
11 5 (0.88%) AAT
11 5 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.88%) HND
11 5 (0.88%) MCTS
11 5 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.70%) CCA
12 4 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.05%) SLA
3 8 (1.41%) QA
4 7 (1.23%) GAAP
5 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.35%) HL7
7 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 55 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 30 (5.28%) XenApp
4 29 (5.11%) vSphere
5 9 (1.58%) Xen
6 8 (1.41%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.70%) VMFS
8 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.35%) Docker
9 2 (0.35%) LXC
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.46%) Puppet
2 13 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.76%) ZABBIX
4 9 (1.58%) Ansible
4 9 (1.58%) cPanel
4 9 (1.58%) Plesk
5 8 (1.41%) Nagios
5 8 (1.41%) OpenNMS
5 8 (1.41%) Zenoss
6 5 (0.88%) SmoothWall
7 4 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.70%) SCCM
7 4 (0.70%) SnapMirror
7 4 (0.70%) SnapVault
7 4 (0.70%) vMotion
8 3 (0.53%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.35%) Graphite
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 114 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 68 (11.97%) VMware
3 47 (8.27%) Oracle
4 44 (7.75%) SAP
5 40 (7.04%) Cisco
6 38 (6.69%) Citrix
7 36 (6.34%) Hyperion
8 21 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (3.35%) HP
10 15 (2.64%) Cognos
11 14 (2.46%) Dell
12 13 (2.29%) JD Edwards
13 12 (2.11%) Rackspace
14 10 (1.76%) Google
15 9 (1.58%) IBM
16 8 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (1.41%) SaltStack
16 8 (1.41%) Veeam
17 7 (1.23%) Anaplan
18 6 (1.06%) IFS
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits Package - Pension,
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + £6k car allowance & 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Pension & Private Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort Uni
Salary: From £36,672 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Tomlinscote School
Salary: From £38,015 to £42,992 per annum Grade 10, subject to experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
easyJet Airline
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Anchor
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Chelmsford
Annapurna HR
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago