Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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

System Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 264 255
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 16 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 17
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -2.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £41,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £77,500 £56,150
North West median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7583 7151 7132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.69% 97.72% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6303 6135 5896
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in Manchester

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in Manchester

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in Manchester

Systems Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Oldham - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £50,000 -
Systems Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Manchester region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) OO PHP
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SAP MM
4 3 (18.75%) Record to Report
4 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
4 3 (18.75%) Demand Management
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) OO PHP
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 3 (18.75%) Demand Management
4 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
4 3 (18.75%) Record to Report
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CEH
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MBCS
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) NDS
1 1 (6.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Baan
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Epicor
2 1 (6.25%) Infor
2 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau