Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 335 302
Rank change year-on-year 0 -33 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 32 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 46
North West median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,625 £32,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £64,123 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 12,211 11,961 11,492
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.71% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9,786 10,090 9,598
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Manchester +6 23 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Merseyside +35 7 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Cheshire -33 3 £55,000 -7.43% 2
Systems Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 North West region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) NHS
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Information Security
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.75%) Coaching
4 5 (15.63%) People Management
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) MySQL
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.50%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) IaaS
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 4 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 6 (18.75%) NHS
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Contactless
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (18.75%) Coaching
1 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (18.75%) Information Security
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) People Management
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 4 (12.50%) Security Hardening
3 4 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CEH
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MBCS
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco