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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 587 634 555
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 332 246 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 276 212 326
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%

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
110459 102962 113755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.21% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89415 85315 97320
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 £26,250 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +68 318 £50,000 -5.21% 27
London +10 108 £58,750 +4.91% 11
South East +21 88 £50,000 +2.04% 6
West Midlands +18 26 £47,500 -13.63% 2
East of England -15 25 £37,500 -40.00%
Yorkshire -16 24 £40,000 -1.53% 2
Berkshire +10 21 £52,500 -12.13%
City of London -2 21 £61,250 +16.66% 4
East Sussex -10 20 £40,000 - 1
Brighton -20 19 £46,250 +15.62%
East Midlands +8 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hampshire +7 16 £50,000 -14.52% 1
North West -9 13 £43,750 -0.56% 2
Leicestershire - 13 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £55,000 +37.50%
South West -17 12 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Southampton +12 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Reading +2 11 £50,000 -16.31%
South Yorkshire -4 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Oxfordshire +9 10 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £42,500 -8.10%
Cambridge -4 9 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -19 9 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Leicester - 9 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire -8 8 £32,000 -34.02%
Scotland -12 8 £40,000 -23.80%
Wakefield - 8 - -
Glasgow -8 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Barnsley - 7 £31,000 -
Birmingham +2 6 £55,000 - 1

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 211 (32.92%) Project Management
2 193 (30.11%) Finance
3 126 (19.66%) Microsoft
4 115 (17.94%) Windows
5 112 (17.47%) Oracle
6 110 (17.16%) SQL
7 98 (15.29%) SQL Server
8 92 (14.35%) ITIL
9 89 (13.88%) Degree
10 85 (13.26%) Management Information System
11 80 (12.48%) ERP
12 72 (11.23%) MS Excel
13 70 (10.92%) PRINCE2
13 70 (10.92%) CRM
14 61 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (9.52%) Retail
15 51 (7.96%) VMware
16 48 (7.49%) Linux
17 43 (6.71%) Active Directory
18 42 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
19 41 (6.40%) .NET
20 40 (6.24%) SharePoint
21 38 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
21 38 (5.93%) MS Office
22 37 (5.77%) SAP
22 37 (5.77%) Data Management
23 36 (5.62%) SLA
23 36 (5.62%) Service Delivery
23 36 (5.62%) Change Management

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 40 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.03%) Apache
4 10 (1.56%) Lync
5 8 (1.25%) nginx
5 8 (1.25%) IIS
6 7 (1.09%) Drupal
6 7 (1.09%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.09%) WordPress
7 6 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.94%) Documentum
8 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.78%) CMS
9 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.93%) MS Office
3 15 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.03%) MS Project
5 9 (1.40%) SPSS
5 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 31 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (2.96%) Agresso
4 18 (2.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (2.50%) Cognos TM1
7 15 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (2.03%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (1.87%) Oracle iProcurement
9 12 (1.87%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (1.87%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 9 (1.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (1.25%) SAP BPC
12 8 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.94%) SAP HR
14 4 (0.62%) SAP CO
14 4 (0.62%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.81%) SaaS
2 11 (1.72%) Office 365
3 5 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.06%) LAN
2 25 (3.90%) DNS
3 23 (3.59%) Firewall
3 23 (3.59%) SAN
4 22 (3.43%) WAN
5 19 (2.96%) DHCP
6 18 (2.81%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.65%) VPN
8 13 (2.03%) SMTP
9 12 (1.87%) Network Security
9 12 (1.87%) Intranet
10 7 (1.09%) ICMP
10 7 (1.09%) HTTP
10 7 (1.09%) POP3
10 7 (1.09%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.94%) Internet
12 4 (0.62%) MVNO
12 4 (0.62%) 2G
12 4 (0.62%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (0.62%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.52%) MySQL
3 27 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.43%) OLAP
6 20 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.34%) ROLAP
9 12 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
10 11 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.09%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.09%) DTS
11 7 (1.09%) MS Access
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.87%) Subversion
2 11 (1.72%) JIRA
3 9 (1.40%) Toad
4 6 (0.94%) Artifactory
4 6 (0.94%) Maven
5 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.62%) JMeter
6 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.47%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.16%) PVCS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.16%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.16%) Redmine
General
1 193 (30.11%) Finance
2 61 (9.52%) Retail
3 30 (4.68%) Marketing
4 27 (4.21%) Advertising
5 23 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.65%) Legal
7 15 (2.34%) Back Office
7 15 (2.34%) Publishing
8 14 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.03%) Banking
10 12 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.40%) Law
12 7 (1.09%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.09%) Billing
13 4 (0.62%) Games
13 4 (0.62%) Front Office
14 3 (0.47%) Military
14 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.40%) .NET
2 27 (4.21%) HTML
2 27 (4.21%) Web Services
3 13 (2.03%) XML
4 12 (1.87%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.56%) HTML5
5 10 (1.56%) CSS
6 8 (1.25%) jQuery
6 8 (1.25%) Ajax
7 7 (1.09%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.94%) Hibernate
8 6 (0.94%) Spring
8 6 (0.94%) JSP
8 6 (0.94%) Servlets
8 6 (0.94%) SOAP
8 6 (0.94%) Struts
8 6 (0.94%) J2EE
8 6 (0.94%) EJB
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.26%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.81%) EPoS
4 11 (1.72%) E-Learning
5 10 (1.56%) Replication
5 10 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.40%) NHS
7 6 (0.94%) Clustering
7 6 (0.94%) DTV
8 5 (0.78%) Life Science
9 4 (0.62%) FMCG
9 4 (0.62%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.62%) Kindle
9 4 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.62%) IVR
9 4 (0.62%) MPEG
10 3 (0.47%) Social Media
10 3 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (17.94%) Windows
2 48 (7.49%) Linux
3 42 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (4.99%) UNIX
5 27 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.40%) Solaris
7 9 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.78%) CentOS
11 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.62%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) OS/400
13 1 (0.16%) SUSE
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (32.92%) Project Management
2 92 (14.35%) ITIL
3 80 (12.48%) ERP
4 70 (10.92%) PRINCE2
4 70 (10.92%) CRM
5 61 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (5.77%) Data Management
9 36 (5.62%) Service Delivery
9 36 (5.62%) Change Management
10 35 (5.46%) Logistics
11 32 (4.99%) Business Analysis
12 30 (4.68%) Change Control
12 30 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (4.52%) E-Commerce
14 25 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (3.74%) Migration
15 24 (3.74%) Release Management
16 23 (3.59%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (17.16%) SQL
2 31 (4.84%) Java
3 22 (3.43%) VBA
4 17 (2.65%) VB
5 14 (2.18%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.18%) C#
5 14 (2.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.18%) PHP
6 11 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.25%) Perl
7 8 (1.25%) C
7 8 (1.25%) VBScript
7 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.09%) Ruby
9 6 (0.94%) Python
10 3 (0.47%) Korn
10 3 (0.47%) Groovy
11 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.31%) C++
11 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (13.88%) Degree
2 28 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.50%) MCSE
5 15 (2.34%) PMP
5 15 (2.34%) MCSA
6 14 (2.18%) MCITP
6 14 (2.18%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.40%) CIMA
7 9 (1.40%) ACCA
8 8 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.25%) CCNA
9 5 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.78%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
10 4 (0.62%) MCP
10 4 (0.62%) CCNP
11 3 (0.47%) MCTS
11 3 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.62%) SLA
2 22 (3.43%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.40%) QA
4 8 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.09%) GxP
5 7 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) EMIR
6 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
6 2 (0.31%) TickIT
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.40%) vSphere
5 6 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.62%) Varnish
6 4 (0.62%) NFS
7 3 (0.47%) Docker
7 3 (0.47%) XenApp
8 2 (0.31%) Xsan
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) qmail
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (1.40%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.09%) ARCserve
2 7 (1.09%) HAProxy
2 7 (1.09%) Capistrano
2 7 (1.09%) ZABBIX
3 5 (0.78%) Puppet
4 4 (0.62%) SCCM
5 3 (0.47%) SCOM
5 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.47%) Ansible
6 2 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.31%) Netcool
6 2 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 126 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 112 (17.47%) Oracle
3 51 (7.96%) VMware
4 37 (5.77%) SAP
5 34 (5.30%) Cisco
6 23 (3.59%) Citrix
7 20 (3.12%) Northgate
8 17 (2.65%) Cognos
9 16 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.34%) PeopleSoft
11 14 (2.18%) Sun
12 12 (1.87%) Sage
13 11 (1.72%) Capita
14 10 (1.56%) Vertica
14 10 (1.56%) Netezza
14 10 (1.56%) Business Objects
14 10 (1.56%) HP
15 9 (1.40%) Veritas
16 8 (1.25%) Hyperion
17 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
Woking
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, great holidays
Posted: 11 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25 + days holiday, pension
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare,25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +6k car allowance, 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IBO
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per year + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parliamentary ICT
Salary: From £34,989 to £42,401 per annum band B1 salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + healthcare, pension, holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Middlesex
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
British Safety Council
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Wythall, Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago