Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

System Manager
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 344 337
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 26 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 22
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,450 £31,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,500 £64,569
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 10,898 12,719 12,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.68% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,840 10,208 10,163
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the North West

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in the North West

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in the North West

Systems Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Lancashire - 11 £30,000 - 2
Manchester -8 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Merseyside +3 3 £61,500 +23.00%
Cheshire +26 2 £75,000 +36.36% 4
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Systems Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.69%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP
5 1 (3.85%) OLTP
5 1 (3.85%) Power BI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Resource Management
8 2 (7.69%) Budget Control
8 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Economics
8 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) SIEM
8 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards