Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 137 155
Rank change year-on-year -31 +18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 14 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.45% 0.44% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.45% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 1
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.41% +58.82%
10th Percentile £38,875 £60,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £72,125 £91,000 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% -7.41% +60.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3021 2218 2768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1852 2396
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in Cambridge

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in Cambridge

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Cognos
2 5 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (35.71%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) G Suite
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Proofpoint
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) NETGEAR
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Slack
5 2 (14.29%) Behavioural Change
5 2 (14.29%) GitHub
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) G Suite
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
1 2 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) LTE
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) System Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Behavioural Change
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (14.29%) NETGEAR
2 2 (14.29%) Proofpoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle