Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 323 395
Rank change year-on-year +18 +72 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 21 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 22
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £56,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.44% -13.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £48,750 £43,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £84,375 £82,000
Central London median annual salary £55,250 £52,500 £58,868
% change year-on-year +5.24% -10.82% -1.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in the City of London

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) CFEngine
4 3 (14.29%) Puppet
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) QA
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) Ansible
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) NetSuite
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) Line Management
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Pattern Recognition
3 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ACCA
1 2 (9.52%) CIMA
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) IFRS
2 1 (4.76%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.76%) MiFID
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Epicor
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Infor
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) Xero