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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Manager
Rank 186 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 24 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 13
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £43,400 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +5.26%
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
4813 4174 4589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.82% 94.39% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4242 3477 4004
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Warwickshire - 10 £60,000 -
Birmingham -20 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Staffordshire +1 2 £38,750 -29.54%
Coventry -8 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Walsall - 1 £62,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.50%) ERP
7 7 (17.50%) Dell
7 7 (17.50%) DHCP
7 7 (17.50%) DNS
7 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.00%) Validation
8 6 (15.00%) Citrix
8 6 (15.00%) SAN
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.50%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 5 (12.50%) Linux
9 5 (12.50%) MCSE
9 5 (12.50%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) ERP
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (15.00%) Validation
4 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) MCSE
1 5 (12.50%) MCSA
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.00%) MCITP
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CCA
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Dell
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) Sage
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) Nortel
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade
8 1 (2.50%) Infor
8 1 (2.50%) 3PAR