The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 410 417
Rank change year-on-year +47 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 29 36 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 54
Median salary £62,500 £70,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +36.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £40,600 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Systems Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the South East

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in the South East

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in the South East

Systems Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +36 8 £66,500 +46.15%
West Sussex +11 8 £75,000 +39.53% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £56,125 +4.41% 1
Berkshire +31 4 £58,500 -22.00% 2
East Sussex +8 3 - -
Oxfordshire +12 2 £46,250 -33.92%
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 18 (25.35%) ERP
2 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) VMware
3 14 (19.72%) Project Management
4 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 13 (18.31%) Windows
5 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
6 11 (15.49%) Firewall
7 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.08%) DevOps
8 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.68%) Middleware
9 8 (11.27%) CRM
9 8 (11.27%) Retail
9 8 (11.27%) Logistics
9 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
10 7 (9.86%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (9.86%) iPad
10 7 (9.86%) Server Building
10 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
10 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.86%) ITIL
11 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (8.45%) SAP
11 6 (8.45%) EDI
11 6 (8.45%) Dynamics NAV

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.23%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (2.82%) FastStats
4 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.41%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.41%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.41%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) VPN
3 4 (5.63%) Wireless
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) NAS
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) Intranet
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.82%) Maven
1 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Middleware
2 6 (8.45%) EDI
3 3 (4.23%) COM
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) iPad
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.82%) 3D Printing
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) Windows
3 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ERP
2 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.08%) DevOps
4 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.27%) CRM
5 8 (11.27%) Logistics
6 7 (9.86%) ITIL
6 7 (9.86%) Server Building
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) High Availability
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.63%) Coaching
9 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.63%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.82%) C
3 2 (2.82%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) C++
3 2 (2.82%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) APMP
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) GDPR
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.82%) Ansible
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
1 15 (21.13%) VMware
2 6 (8.45%) SAP
3 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.23%) Ariba
4 3 (4.23%) QAD
4 3 (4.23%) Symantec
4 3 (4.23%) Synology
5 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) IFS
6 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Northgate
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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