The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Manager
England / South West
Rank 225 249 244
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Median salary £37,500 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.17% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,350 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +36.36%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Manager in the South West

Systems Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Systems Manager in the South West

Systems Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Manager in the South West

Systems Manager
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Devon - 7 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 3 £36,250 -
Somerset -8 3 £62,500 +8.69%
Bristol - 2 £47,500 -
Systems Manager
England

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West region featuring Systems Manager in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) ERP
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 12 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 8 (33.33%) Infor
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) AS400
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) MS Office
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (25.00%) Office 365
7 5 (20.83%) NETGEAR
7 5 (20.83%) Veeam
7 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
7 5 (20.83%) People Management
7 5 (20.83%) Contingency Planning
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) WSUS
7 5 (20.83%) SonicWALL
7 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
7 5 (20.83%) IBM Domino
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Dell
7 5 (20.83%) Avaya

Systems Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (20.83%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (8.33%) Sage X3
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.17%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) MPLS
1 5 (20.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ERP
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Contingency Planning
4 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) People Management
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Security Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Security
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Infor
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Avaya
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Dell
3 5 (20.83%) HP
3 5 (20.83%) Lotus
3 5 (20.83%) NETGEAR
3 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
3 5 (20.83%) SonicWALL
3 5 (20.83%) Sophos
3 5 (20.83%) Veeam
4 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) Epicor
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Sage
6 1 (4.17%) Baan
6 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy