Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

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

System Manager
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 692 659 716
Rank change year-on-year -33 +57 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 144 228 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 105 212 174
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -0.43% +0.43%
10th Percentile £44,400 £41,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 69611 77518 84895
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.72% 96.02% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55239 67367 71857
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in London

Systems Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Central London +44 24 £70,000 +16.67%
West London -13 11 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East London 0 8 £50,000 -16.67%
North London +3 2 £56,325 +60.93%
Systems Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 London region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 62 (43.06%) Finance
2 44 (30.56%) Project Management
3 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (18.06%) Agile Project Management
6 26 (18.06%) CRM
7 25 (17.36%) SQL
7 25 (17.36%) Retail
8 24 (16.67%) Law
8 24 (16.67%) Legal
9 18 (12.50%) QA
9 18 (12.50%) ERP
10 17 (11.81%) E-Commerce
10 17 (11.81%) SAP
10 17 (11.81%) JIRA
10 17 (11.81%) iPad
11 16 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (11.11%) EPoS
11 16 (11.11%) Linux
11 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.42%) Windows
12 15 (10.42%) Management Information System
13 14 (9.72%) Banking
13 14 (9.72%) German Language
13 14 (9.72%) Confluence
13 14 (9.72%) Scrum
13 14 (9.72%) ITIL
13 14 (9.72%) Oracle

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (9.72%) Confluence
2 4 (2.78%) CMS
2 4 (2.78%) Kentico
3 3 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.94%) SAP BPC
3 7 (4.86%) NetSuite
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (4.17%) SAP CO
4 6 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 6 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (2.08%) Workday HCM
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.39%) G Suite
3 2 (1.39%) Office 365
3 2 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Route 53
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) Firewall
3 4 (2.78%) DNS
4 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.39%) Intranet
5 2 (1.39%) NAS
5 2 (1.39%) SAN
5 2 (1.39%) VPN
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.69%) IPsec
6 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) SNMP
6 1 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SAP BW
2 10 (6.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 10 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.78%) QlikView
4 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Riak
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (11.81%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (43.06%) Finance
2 25 (17.36%) Retail
3 24 (16.67%) Law
3 24 (16.67%) Legal
4 14 (9.72%) Banking
4 14 (9.72%) German Language
5 8 (5.56%) Advertising
6 3 (2.08%) Games
6 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (1.39%) Middleware
3 2 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) Ajax
4 1 (0.69%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) Kafka
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
4 1 (0.69%) Mason
4 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) iPad
2 16 (11.11%) EPoS
3 15 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.08%) Fintech
6 2 (1.39%) Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.69%) Equities
7 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Photography
7 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Linux
2 15 (10.42%) Windows
3 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.17%) Unix
6 5 (3.47%) CentOS
7 3 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.39%) Debian
9 1 (0.69%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.56%) Project Management
2 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (18.06%) Agile Project Management
5 26 (18.06%) CRM
6 18 (12.50%) ERP
7 17 (11.81%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (9.72%) Analytics
9 14 (9.72%) ITIL
9 14 (9.72%) Multichannel Retail
9 14 (9.72%) Scrum
9 14 (9.72%) Software Delivery
10 11 (7.64%) Process Improvement
11 10 (6.94%) Migration
12 8 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.56%) Identity Management
12 8 (5.56%) User Stories
13 7 (4.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) SQL
2 9 (6.25%) VBA
3 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.47%) Perl
4 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.78%) Python
5 3 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) Go
6 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.69%) Ruby
6 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) ACCA
3 2 (1.39%) CIMA
3 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.39%) MCP
3 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) IFRS
3 1 (0.69%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) Docker
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) iptables
4 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) KVM
5 1 (0.69%) LXC
5 1 (0.69%) Samba
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Ansible
1 6 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.17%) Puppet
2 3 (2.08%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.08%) Nagios
3 2 (1.39%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Icinga
4 1 (0.69%) logstash
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.69%) rkt
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) SAP
2 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.72%) Oracle
4 8 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.17%) Northgate
6 5 (3.47%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.47%) VMware
7 4 (2.78%) Workday
8 3 (2.08%) Citrix
8 3 (2.08%) Epicor
8 3 (2.08%) Google
8 3 (2.08%) Sage
9 2 (1.39%) CA
9 2 (1.39%) Cisco
9 2 (1.39%) Infor
10 1 (0.69%) hybris
10 1 (0.69%) Reuters
10 1 (0.69%) Splunk
10 1 (0.69%) Yardi