The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

System Manager
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 661 721
Rank change year-on-year +23 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 218 292 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 176 258 208
Median salary £53,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,222 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78617 94472 100345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65783 80124 82695
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in England

Systems Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 60 £61,500 +11.81% 7
South East +66 44 £54,750 -21.78% 4
East of England +14 28 £47,500 -28.30% 2
West Midlands +29 26 £53,250 -5.33% 1
North West -14 23 £57,500 - 2
South West +13 14 £37,500 -29.24% 1
East Midlands +12 11 £32,500 -18.75%
Yorkshire +26 9 £55,000 +10.00%
North East 0 2 £48,000 +20.00%
Systems Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 England region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 110 (25.88%) Finance
2 106 (24.94%) Project Management
3 102 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 90 (21.18%) ERP
5 75 (17.65%) Windows
6 71 (16.71%) SQL
7 69 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (14.35%) SAP
9 57 (13.41%) Linux
9 57 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (12.00%) VMware
12 50 (11.76%) Retail
13 47 (11.06%) CRM
13 47 (11.06%) SQL Server
14 45 (10.59%) Management Information System
15 43 (10.12%) Microsoft Office
16 42 (9.88%) ITIL
17 39 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
17 39 (9.18%) Degree
18 37 (8.71%) BusinessObjects
19 33 (7.76%) Manufacturing
19 33 (7.76%) Windows Server
20 32 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
21 31 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (7.29%) Active Directory
22 30 (7.06%) Firewall
23 29 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
23 29 (6.82%) Oracle

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.88%) SAS
3 6 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.18%) Apache
4 5 (1.18%) CMS
4 5 (1.18%) IBM Domino
5 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.94%) IIS
5 4 (0.94%) Kentico
6 3 (0.71%) FormScape
6 3 (0.71%) JBoss
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (10.12%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (9.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 26 (6.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (3.53%) SAP BPC
5 14 (3.29%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (1.88%) Magento
6 8 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.65%) SAP HCM
7 7 (1.65%) SAP HR
8 6 (1.41%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.71%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.71%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.71%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.88%) Office 365
3 19 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.53%) SaaS
5 10 (2.35%) IaaS
6 9 (2.12%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (1.88%) PaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Force.com
9 1 (0.24%) G Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) Taleo
9 1 (0.24%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.06%) Firewall
2 19 (4.47%) SAN
3 14 (3.29%) LAN
3 14 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.29%) VPN
3 14 (3.29%) WAN
4 10 (2.35%) Internet
4 10 (2.35%) NAS
5 6 (1.41%) Intranet
6 5 (1.18%) DNS
6 5 (1.18%) MPLS
6 5 (1.18%) VoIP
7 3 (0.71%) DHCP
7 3 (0.71%) Network Security
7 3 (0.71%) Wireless
8 2 (0.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.24%) Extranet
9 1 (0.24%) LTE
9 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.71%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (5.41%) SAP BW
4 17 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (3.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (2.12%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.12%) Spotfire
8 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.18%) Electronic Patient Records
11 5 (1.18%) QlikView
12 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.47%) MySQL
13 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.47%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.47%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.65%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.47%) JIRA
4 2 (0.47%) Maven
4 2 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
General
1 110 (25.88%) Finance
2 50 (11.76%) Retail
3 33 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.24%) Legal
5 12 (2.82%) Advertising
6 10 (2.35%) Marketing
6 10 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.12%) Electronics
8 6 (1.41%) Games
8 6 (1.41%) Law
9 3 (0.71%) Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.00%) .NET
2 16 (3.76%) Middleware
3 10 (2.35%) EDI
4 7 (1.65%) Kafka
5 6 (1.41%) Web Services
6 5 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.94%) COM
7 4 (0.94%) SAPUI5
8 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.71%) Mason
9 2 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.47%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.47%) XML
10 1 (0.24%) CSS
10 1 (0.24%) JMS
10 1 (0.24%) jQuery
10 1 (0.24%) Node.js
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.24%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.59%) Management Information System
2 32 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.00%) iPad
4 12 (2.82%) AS400
5 8 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.41%) NHS
8 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.94%) 3D Printing
9 4 (0.94%) Clustering
10 3 (0.71%) EPoS
10 3 (0.71%) FMCG
11 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.47%) Online Games
11 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.65%) Windows
2 57 (13.41%) Linux
3 33 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 25 (5.88%) Unix
5 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.65%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.65%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.94%) HPUX
8 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.94%) Project Management
2 90 (21.18%) ERP
3 69 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (11.06%) CRM
7 42 (9.88%) ITIL
8 31 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (6.59%) IT Strategy
10 25 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.65%) PRINCE2
12 23 (5.41%) DevOps
12 23 (5.41%) Logistics
13 22 (5.18%) Change Management
14 21 (4.94%) Document Management
14 21 (4.94%) Scrum
15 19 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.47%) SDLC
16 18 (4.24%) E-Commerce
17 17 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.71%) SQL
2 19 (4.47%) VBA
3 17 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (3.76%) PHP
5 15 (3.53%) C#
5 15 (3.53%) Java
6 12 (2.82%) Python
7 11 (2.59%) Perl
8 10 (2.35%) C
9 9 (2.12%) R
10 8 (1.88%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.65%) COBOL
11 7 (1.65%) Ruby
12 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.41%) VBScript
13 4 (0.94%) VB
14 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.71%) C++
14 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.71%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 39 (9.18%) Degree
2 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.82%) MCSE
4 11 (2.59%) PMP
5 10 (2.35%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.94%) RHCE
8 3 (0.71%) RHCA
8 3 (0.71%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.47%) MCP
9 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.24%) MCSA
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.71%) SLA
2 18 (4.24%) QA
3 7 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.35%) Docker
5 7 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.71%) iptables
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.24%) Firmware
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.53%) Puppet
2 12 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.35%) Ansible
3 10 (2.35%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.88%) Nagios
4 8 (1.88%) Terraform
5 7 (1.65%) Cobbler
5 7 (1.65%) Icinga
5 7 (1.65%) logstash
5 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 7 (1.65%) Zenoss
6 6 (1.41%) WSUS
7 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.18%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.94%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.71%) SCCM
10 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.24%) rkt
Vendors
1 102 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.35%) SAP
3 51 (12.00%) VMware
4 29 (6.82%) Oracle
4 29 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (4.00%) Infor
6 11 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.35%) Hyperion
7 10 (2.35%) Sage
8 9 (2.12%) Cisco
8 9 (2.12%) Epicor
8 9 (2.12%) HP
8 9 (2.12%) Veeam
9 8 (1.88%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.88%) NetApp
10 7 (1.65%) Apple
10 7 (1.65%) EMC
10 7 (1.65%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.65%) Sophos
10 7 (1.65%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Private Healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Pension, Private Medical & Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + annual performance bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Anderson Frank
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago