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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 109 104 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.73% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 15
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
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
1818 1500 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.85% 94.46% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1221 1628
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Wilmslow - 10 £34,000 - 2
Chester -4 3 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Warrington -16 1 £37,000 +4.22%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 23 (79.31%) UNIX
3 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (62.07%) Back Office
4 18 (62.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (62.07%) LAN
4 18 (62.07%) WAN
4 18 (62.07%) SLA
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) MCSE
8 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (17.24%) Firmware
9 4 (13.79%) CCNP
9 4 (13.79%) CCNA
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) MCP
9 4 (13.79%) Perl
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
10 3 (10.34%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) IBM
11 2 (6.90%) EMC

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) LAN
1 18 (62.07%) WAN
2 15 (51.72%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ODBC
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Firmware
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.45%) RHEV
4 1 (3.45%) GPFS
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) Legato
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) Sage
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Compaq
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago