The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 99 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.34% 1.40% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.48% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Average salary £27,500 £48,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.29% +19.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £47,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1112 1016 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.78% 94.86% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 962 922 761
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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
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 28 July 2014. 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 -9 4 £27,500 -43.29%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (33.33%) SecurID
5 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 4 (33.33%) Clearswift
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) Lotus
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) VMS
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (16.67%) Mule
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) SecurID
2 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 4 (33.33%) VMS
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (25.00%) OO
1 3 (25.00%) SOA
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) CMMI
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C-shell
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Squid
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 4 (33.33%) Lotus
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat