The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 85 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 0.34% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.36% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Average salary £41,250 £27,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -43.29%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
979 1120 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.98% 96.22% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 865 965 892
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 5 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Dunstable - 4 - -
Luton - 2 £47,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (68.42%) UNIX
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Solaris
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (31.58%) Data Guard
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) SUSE
8 4 (21.05%) Samba
8 4 (21.05%) Debian
8 4 (21.05%) AWK
8 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (21.05%) NAS
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) NFS
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Windchill
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) NAS
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) UNIX
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) SUSE
4 4 (21.05%) Debian
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) PDM
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) AWK
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C-shell
4 3 (15.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) LPIC
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) NFS
3 4 (21.05%) Samba
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (31.58%) Data Guard
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing
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