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 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 112 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.80% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 12
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 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -
Chester -5 3 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Warrington -22 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 19 September 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 22 (75.86%) 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%) SLA
5 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 16 (55.17%) LAN
5 16 (55.17%) WAN
6 14 (48.28%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) MCSE
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Firmware
10 4 (13.79%) CCNP
10 4 (13.79%) CCNA
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (13.79%) MCP
10 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
10 4 (13.79%) Perl
10 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
10 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (10.34%) Change Management
11 3 (10.34%) IBM
12 2 (6.90%) EMC

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Application Server
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) LAN
1 16 (55.17%) WAN
2 14 (48.28%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
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%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ODBC
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Firmware
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
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
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%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
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%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
3 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.45%) RHEV
3 1 (3.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Legato
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Compaq
5 1 (3.45%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago