Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

System Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 219 180
Rank change year-on-year +39 -39 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 14 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.36% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 8
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -30.95%
10th Percentile £36,800 £35,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,375 £49,000 £45,250
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Systems Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in Birmingham

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (28.57%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Extranet
5 2 (14.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (7.14%) CAFM
6 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
1 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) People Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 1 (7.14%) CAFM
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy