The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 114 122 112
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.54% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 10
Median salary £53,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.57% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £58,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +33.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1745 2208 1658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.63% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1729 1414
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in Birmingham

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in Birmingham

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in Birmingham

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Systems Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) New Relic
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
4 3 (25.00%) RHCE
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (8.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (16.67%) e-Learning
3 2 (16.67%) Online Games
4 1 (8.33%) AS400
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Line Management
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) CAFM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Clipper
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) UniBasic
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) RHCE
3 2 (16.67%) RHCA
3 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) New Relic
2 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Epicor
4 1 (8.33%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) MAPICS
4 1 (8.33%) SAP