Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 200 234
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 12 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £38,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £66,250
UK 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5454 4995 6058
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 3103 3893
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,738 £27,025 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in Scotland

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in Scotland

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in Scotland

Systems Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh -14 6 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £40,000 -
Glasgow -18 2 £57,500 +18.56%
Systems Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Coaching
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Lotus
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Domino
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Skype
4 4 (33.33%) Mimecast
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
6 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) SQL

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
1 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Lotus
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec