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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 104 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 7 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 0.45% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.48% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 42
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,700 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wilmslow +1 10 £34,000 +4.61%
Sandbach - 2 - -
Warrington - 1 £28,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (84.38%) Finance
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) UNIX
4 20 (62.50%) LAN
4 20 (62.50%) WAN
4 20 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (62.50%) VMware
5 18 (56.25%) Back Office
5 18 (56.25%) SLA
5 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco
11 4 (12.50%) Linux
12 3 (9.38%) ITIL
12 3 (9.38%) Perl
12 3 (9.38%) MS Office
12 3 (9.38%) DNS
12 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
12 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
13 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
13 2 (6.25%) French Language
13 2 (6.25%) Norwegian Language
13 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
13 2 (6.25%) Swedish Language

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) LAN
1 20 (62.50%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 27 (84.38%) Finance
2 18 (56.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) French Language
3 2 (6.25%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 2 (6.25%) Swedish Language
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) UNIX
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.13%) Security Management
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Logistics
3 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Legato
1 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Lotus
4 2 (6.25%) Websense
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Compaq
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
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