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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 109 89 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.83% 1.43% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.53% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 15
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% +9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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 1508 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.95% 93.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1223 1780
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 1 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 - 2
Chester -16 3 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Warrington -28 1 £37,000 +0.68% 1
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (84.85%) Finance
2 23 (69.70%) UNIX
3 20 (60.61%) VMware
3 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (57.58%) Back Office
4 19 (57.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (57.58%) SLA
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) LAN
5 14 (42.42%) WAN
6 12 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
10 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (15.15%) Firmware
11 5 (15.15%) MCSE
12 4 (12.12%) Perl
12 4 (12.12%) MCP
12 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (12.12%) CCNP
12 4 (12.12%) CCNA
12 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (9.09%) IBM
13 3 (9.09%) Change Management
14 2 (6.06%) EMC

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) LAN
1 14 (42.42%) WAN
2 12 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 28 (84.85%) Finance
2 19 (57.58%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) ODBC
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Firmware
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) UNIX
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Security Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.03%) Data Management
4 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCP
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Samba
3 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.03%) RHEV
3 1 (3.03%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Legato
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Compaq
5 1 (3.03%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits (inc Bonus)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 17 days ago