Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 336 343
Rank change year-on-year +38 +7 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Manager 41 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 14
South West median annual salary £48,750 £48,750 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.88% +12.63%
10th Percentile £31,500 £40,350 £33,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,625 £81,000
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 South 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Systems Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -10 16 £50,000 -2.44%
Devon +25 11 £43,500 -8.42%
Dorset +7 6 £44,750 -25.42% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £72,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +35 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Somerset -1 2 £47,500 +10.47%
Systems Manager
England

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

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

1 16 (39.02%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (31.71%) Line Management
4 10 (24.39%) Retail
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
5 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
6 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
6 8 (19.51%) ISO 14001
6 8 (19.51%) ERP
6 8 (19.51%) ISO 9001
6 8 (19.51%) Quality Management
6 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.07%) GDPR
7 7 (17.07%) Service Management
7 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.07%) Change Management
7 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (17.07%) Wireless
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Information Security
8 6 (14.63%) Linux
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence

Systems Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) OPENHousing
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Sage X3
2 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Wireless
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.88%) QlikView
General
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (14.63%) EPoS
3 6 (14.63%) NHS
4 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (36.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (31.71%) Line Management
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
6 8 (19.51%) ERP
6 8 (19.51%) Quality Management
6 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.07%) Change Management
7 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.07%) Service Management
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.63%) Information Security
8 6 (14.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
9 4 (9.76%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
9 4 (9.76%) Security Patching
10 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO 14001
1 8 (19.51%) ISO 9001
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.07%) GDPR
2 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (14.63%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.63%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Avaya
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Citrix
2 6 (14.63%) Veeam
3 4 (9.76%) Elavon
4 2 (4.88%) IFS
4 2 (4.88%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) SAP