The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 196 191 205
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 21 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.43% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 7
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Systems Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the West Midlands region.

Systems Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Systems Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Systems Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Coventry -4 11 £54,027 -1.76%
Staffordshire +3 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £65,000 -
Birmingham -4 1 £47,500 -11.62%
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 29 (74.36%) SAP
2 21 (53.85%) Project Management
2 21 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (51.28%) ERP
4 16 (41.03%) Finance
5 12 (30.77%) SDLC
6 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
6 11 (28.21%) .NET
7 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
8 9 (23.08%) Automotive
8 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
9 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
9 8 (20.51%) CRM
9 8 (20.51%) Budget Control
9 8 (20.51%) Marketing
9 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
10 7 (17.95%) PMP
10 7 (17.95%) PMI Certification
10 7 (17.95%) SAP ERP
10 7 (17.95%) People Management
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.38%) Line Management
12 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.82%) SQL
13 4 (10.26%) Logistics
13 4 (10.26%) Degree
14 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
14 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
14 3 (7.69%) Coaching

Systems Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Automotive
2 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 8 (20.51%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) WinForms
2 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Project Management
1 21 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (51.28%) ERP
3 12 (30.77%) SDLC
4 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
5 8 (20.51%) CRM
5 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
5 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 8 (20.51%) Budget Control
6 7 (17.95%) People Management
7 6 (15.38%) Line Management
8 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.26%) Logistics
10 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) Coaching
10 3 (7.69%) Open Source
10 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
11 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VB
2 2 (5.13%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) PMP
1 7 (17.95%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) JDA
3 3 (7.69%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle