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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 107 111 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.78% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.83% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 12
Average salary £31,250 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,950 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,100 £39,950
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Systems Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cheshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Runcorn - 5 £27,500 -
Wilmslow -4 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Warrington +7 2 £37,500 +1.35%
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (30.00%) Statistics
4 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) ITSM
6 6 (20.00%) CCENT
6 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (20.00%) MCTS
6 6 (20.00%) MCITP
6 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 6 (20.00%) CCIE
6 6 (20.00%) CCNA
6 6 (20.00%) CCDP
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Remedy
6 6 (20.00%) MCSE
6 6 (20.00%) MCSA
6 6 (20.00%) MCP
6 6 (20.00%) UNIX
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) T-SQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (13.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
1 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.67%) Back Office
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Statistics
2 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
1 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) ITSM
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
1 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) MCP
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
1 6 (20.00%) MCSA
1 6 (20.00%) CCIE
1 6 (20.00%) CCNA
1 6 (20.00%) CCDP
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (20.00%) MCTS
1 6 (20.00%) MCITP
1 6 (20.00%) CCENT
2 1 (3.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Remedy
2 6 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) BMC
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Genesys
6 1 (3.33%) FrontRange
6 1 (3.33%) F5