The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 54 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.22% 0.37% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.38% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Systems Administrator
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
318 266 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.25% 97.79% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 297 260 189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) SecurID
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) VMS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Lotus
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Clearswift