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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Manager
Rank 192 192 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 23 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 10
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £54,000 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.10%
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
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Warwickshire +6 10 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -15 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Coventry - 3 £55,000 -
Walsall - 2 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Windows
5 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
6 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.07%) Dell
7 6 (14.63%) ERP
7 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (14.63%) DNS
7 6 (14.63%) DHCP
7 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.20%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (12.20%) SAN
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) Validation
8 5 (12.20%) Citrix
9 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
9 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
9 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DHCP
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.76%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.76%) EqualLogic
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) ERP
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (7.32%) Logistics
6 3 (7.32%) System Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.88%) Business Development
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) MCSE
1 4 (9.76%) MCSA
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (9.76%) MCITP
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Dell
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.32%) Sage
6 3 (7.32%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) Infor
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
Staffordshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Leading, AX End User
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £competitive salary+car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Leading, AX End User
Posted: 19 days ago