The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 53 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.40% 1.41% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.44% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £27,500 £48,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.29% +49.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 277 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.65% 97.88% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 270 191
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Bedfordshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Bedford region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Bedford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 4 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) VMS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Lotus
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) SecurID
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (25.00%) Mule
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (50.00%) SecurID
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C-shell
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Squid
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 4 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss