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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 204 206 176
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 18 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.093% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.098% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 24
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,200 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £45,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.79%
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
5402 5122 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.46% 95.29% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4538 4344 3941
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +11 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Birmingham -6 6 £53,750 +155.95%
Coventry - 4 £55,000 -
Staffordshire -11 2 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 14 (29.17%) Windows
1 14 (29.17%) Project Management
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 11 (22.92%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) System Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Line Management
5 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 9 (18.75%) UNIX
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 6 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.42%) Logistics
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
9 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.33%) MCSE
10 4 (8.33%) MCSA
10 4 (8.33%) DHCP
10 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.33%) VPN
10 4 (8.33%) DNS
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.33%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DHCP
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) PVCS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) EqualLogic
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) UNIX
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) System Testing
2 10 (20.83%) Line Management
3 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Logistics
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.25%) Coaching
7 3 (6.25%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Business Development
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VBA
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) MCSE
1 4 (8.33%) MCSA
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (8.33%) MCITP
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Sage
7 1 (2.08%) Infor
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