Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 753 723 825
Rank change year-on-year -30 +102 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 429 560 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 360 503 409
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,625 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 148 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East +54 77 £62,500 -10.71% 5
North of England -18 73 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Midlands +23 58 £52,500 +9.38% 3
East of England +5 48 £57,500 -4.17% 6
North West -6 41 £57,500 +35.29% 4
West Midlands +10 37 £53,500 +4.90% 2
South West +27 27 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Yorkshire +3 27 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +6 21 £40,000 -16.67% 1
North East +7 5 £63,000 +57.50%
Systems Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 144 (33.57%) Finance
2 106 (24.71%) Project Management
3 74 (17.25%) ERP
4 72 (16.78%) SAP
4 72 (16.78%) Microsoft
5 70 (16.32%) SQL
5 70 (16.32%) Windows
6 69 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (14.45%) Retail
10 55 (12.82%) Linux
11 52 (12.12%) CRM
12 46 (10.72%) ITIL
13 38 (8.86%) Management Information System
14 37 (8.62%) Oracle
15 36 (8.39%) E-Commerce
16 34 (7.93%) Manufacturing
16 34 (7.93%) Windows Server
17 32 (7.46%) IT Strategy
18 31 (7.23%) VMware
19 30 (6.99%) Scrum
19 30 (6.99%) SQL Server
20 29 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (6.76%) Firewall
21 28 (6.53%) Legal
21 28 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (6.29%) Logistics
23 25 (5.83%) SDLC
24 24 (5.59%) Agile Project Management

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 12 (2.80%) Confluence
2 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.17%) IBM Domino
2 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.93%) Apache
3 4 (0.93%) CMS
3 4 (0.93%) Kentico
4 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.47%) JBoss
4 2 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Zimbra
Applications
1 29 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 21 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (2.80%) SAP BPC
4 10 (2.33%) SAP MM
4 10 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 9 (2.10%) SAP CO
5 9 (2.10%) SAP FI
5 9 (2.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.86%) NetSuite
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.17%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.93%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.70%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.70%) SAP PP-PI
9 3 (0.70%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (4.66%) Office 365
2 15 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.63%) SaaS
3 7 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) G Suite
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.23%) Route 53
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.76%) Firewall
2 12 (2.80%) VPN
3 11 (2.56%) Internet
3 11 (2.56%) LAN
3 11 (2.56%) WAN
3 11 (2.56%) Wireless
4 10 (2.33%) VLAN
5 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.63%) DNS
6 7 (1.63%) NAS
6 7 (1.63%) SAN
7 5 (1.17%) MPLS
8 4 (0.93%) Intranet
9 2 (0.47%) DHCP
9 2 (0.47%) IPsec
9 2 (0.47%) SNMP
9 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.23%) Softphone
10 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 21 (4.90%) SAP BW
5 15 (3.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 15 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.86%) Spotfire
8 7 (1.63%) SAP HANA
9 6 (1.40%) QlikView
10 5 (1.17%) Power BI
10 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.93%) MySQL
11 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (3.50%) JIRA
2 6 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (33.57%) Finance
2 62 (14.45%) Retail
3 34 (7.93%) Manufacturing
4 28 (6.53%) Legal
5 22 (5.13%) Law
6 19 (4.43%) Banking
7 15 (3.50%) Advertising
8 12 (2.80%) German Language
9 11 (2.56%) Marketing
10 9 (2.10%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.63%) Automotive
12 6 (1.40%) Games
13 4 (0.93%) Back Office
13 4 (0.93%) Billing
13 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.70%) Electronics
15 2 (0.47%) French Language
15 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.47%) Publishing
16 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.43%) .NET
2 10 (2.33%) Middleware
3 9 (2.10%) Web Services
4 8 (1.86%) XML
5 7 (1.63%) EDI
6 4 (0.93%) COM
6 4 (0.93%) CSS
6 4 (0.93%) HTML
7 3 (0.70%) jQuery
7 3 (0.70%) Kafka
7 3 (0.70%) SAPUI5
8 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.47%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.47%) CSS3
8 2 (0.47%) HTML5
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.47%) XSL
9 1 (0.23%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.90%) iPad
3 20 (4.66%) EPoS
4 19 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.33%) AS400
6 8 (1.86%) FMCG
7 6 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.17%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.70%) Fintech
10 3 (0.70%) PMI
11 2 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.47%) Derivative
11 2 (0.47%) Digital Currency
11 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.47%) Online Games
11 2 (0.47%) Photography
11 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.32%) Windows
2 55 (12.82%) Linux
3 34 (7.93%) Windows Server
4 28 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.66%) Unix
6 19 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.73%) Windows 10
7 16 (3.73%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.63%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.17%) CentOS
11 3 (0.70%) Debian
12 2 (0.47%) Android
12 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.71%) Project Management
2 74 (17.25%) ERP
3 69 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (12.12%) CRM
7 46 (10.72%) ITIL
8 36 (8.39%) E-Commerce
9 32 (7.46%) IT Strategy
10 30 (6.99%) Scrum
11 27 (6.29%) Logistics
12 25 (5.83%) SDLC
13 24 (5.59%) Agile Project Management
14 23 (5.36%) PRINCE2
15 21 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (4.90%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (4.66%) Migration
17 19 (4.43%) Change Management
17 19 (4.43%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.32%) SQL
2 14 (3.26%) Java
3 13 (3.03%) PHP
4 12 (2.80%) VBA
5 10 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.86%) C#
6 8 (1.86%) Python
7 7 (1.63%) COBOL
7 7 (1.63%) Perl
8 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.70%) Ruby
10 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) UniBasic
12 1 (0.23%) Go
12 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (3.26%) Degree
2 10 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.63%) PMP
4 6 (1.40%) ACCA
4 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.93%) CIMA
6 4 (0.93%) MCSE
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.47%) MCP
7 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.47%) RHCE
7 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) APMP
8 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.23%) RHCA
8 1 (0.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.90%) QA
1 21 (4.90%) SLA
2 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.70%) GDPR
4 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.70%) PMO
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.63%) Docker
5 6 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.70%) iptables
6 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.47%) XenServer
8 1 (0.23%) KVM
8 1 (0.23%) LXC
8 1 (0.23%) NDS
8 1 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
8 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (2.33%) Puppet
2 9 (2.10%) Ansible
3 6 (1.40%) WSUS
4 5 (1.17%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.17%) Nagios
5 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.70%) CFEngine
5 3 (0.70%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.70%) Icinga
5 3 (0.70%) logstash
5 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.70%) Terraform
5 3 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.47%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 72 (16.78%) Microsoft
1 72 (16.78%) SAP
2 37 (8.62%) Oracle
3 31 (7.23%) VMware
4 14 (3.26%) Infor
4 14 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.03%) NETGEAR
6 12 (2.80%) Apple
6 12 (2.80%) Cisco
6 12 (2.80%) Hyperion
7 11 (2.56%) Sage
8 10 (2.33%) Veeam
9 9 (2.10%) Northgate
10 8 (1.86%) Epicor
10 8 (1.86%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.63%) Avaya
11 7 (1.63%) HP
11 7 (1.63%) IBM
11 7 (1.63%) Tableau
12 6 (1.40%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ambition School Leadership
Salary: Unspecified Competative - please specify expectations in application
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Investigo
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £48000 - £57300 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £44,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Washington Frank
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Brighton & Hove City Council
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Net-Recruit.co.uk
Salary: £44,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £44k - 48k per year
Posted: 6 days ago