The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
London / City of London
Rank 197 260 302
Rank change year-on-year +63 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 21 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 15
Median salary £77,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.16% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +36.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (37.84%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) SAP
6 9 (24.32%) VBA
6 9 (24.32%) SAP BW
6 9 (24.32%) SAP BPC
6 9 (24.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 8 (21.62%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle HRMS
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (16.22%) Data Management
9 6 (16.22%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) CRM
11 4 (10.81%) Workflow
11 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (10.81%) Marketing
11 4 (10.81%) Marketing Automation

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) SAP BPC
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle HRMS
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) G Suite
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (24.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 9 (24.32%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
General
1 24 (64.86%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) COM
1 1 (2.70%) Java EE
1 1 (2.70%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Data Management
4 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
5 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) Campaign Management
6 4 (10.81%) Marketing Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.70%) B2C
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Practice Management
8 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) VBA
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) SAP
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) IFS
5 1 (2.70%) Reuters
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk