The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 177 154 153
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 70 128 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.07% 1.72% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.76% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 115 126
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,700 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6274 7255 8200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.83% 97.66% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5278 5990 6820
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the East of England

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 48 £40,250 +0.62% 2
Essex +2 10 £31,500 -25.88%
Hertfordshire -19 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire +6 4 £49,250 +31.33%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 83 (49.70%) Linux
2 60 (35.93%) Windows
3 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
4 54 (32.34%) Firewall
4 54 (32.34%) VMware
5 51 (30.54%) Unix
6 38 (22.75%) Windows Server
7 37 (22.16%) Active Directory
8 36 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (18.56%) Red Hat
10 29 (17.37%) SQL
11 28 (16.77%) Perl
11 28 (16.77%) DNS
11 28 (16.77%) SAN
11 28 (16.77%) Bash Shell
12 25 (14.97%) MS Excel
13 24 (14.37%) Apache
14 23 (13.77%) SSL
15 22 (13.17%) Python
15 22 (13.17%) Clustering
15 22 (13.17%) DevOps
16 21 (12.57%) Hyper-V
16 21 (12.57%) PHP
16 21 (12.57%) Oracle
17 20 (11.98%) TCP/IP
17 20 (11.98%) PowerShell
18 19 (11.38%) CentOS
18 19 (11.38%) Network Security
18 19 (11.38%) ITIL
18 19 (11.38%) LAMP

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (14.37%) Apache
2 16 (9.58%) MS Exchange
3 15 (8.98%) Tomcat
4 14 (8.38%) IIS
5 11 (6.59%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.99%) Apache ServiceMix
6 10 (5.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.40%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.40%) Moodle
8 4 (2.40%) nginx
8 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.40%) WordPress
9 2 (1.20%) Confluence
9 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.20%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.60%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.80%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.80%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.34%) Firewall
2 28 (16.77%) DNS
2 28 (16.77%) SAN
3 23 (13.77%) SSL
4 20 (11.98%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.38%) Network Security
6 16 (9.58%) SSH
7 15 (8.98%) FTP
8 13 (7.78%) iSCSI
9 12 (7.19%) Internet
10 11 (6.59%) VPN
11 10 (5.99%) NAS
12 9 (5.39%) DHCP
13 8 (4.79%) HTTPS
13 8 (4.79%) VoIP
14 7 (4.19%) LAN
15 5 (2.99%) IMAP
15 5 (2.99%) POP3
15 5 (2.99%) SMTP
15 5 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) MySQL
2 17 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.99%) Redis
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.20%) Big Data
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 13 (7.78%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.39%) Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.40%) Law
5 4 (2.40%) Legal
6 3 (1.80%) Games
6 3 (1.80%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.38%) LAMP
2 16 (9.58%) .NET
3 10 (5.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.39%) Web Services
5 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.79%) XML
6 4 (2.40%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 4 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (1.80%) Django
7 3 (1.80%) JMS
7 3 (1.80%) Middleware
7 3 (1.80%) SAML
8 1 (0.60%) ADO
8 1 (0.60%) HTML
8 1 (0.60%) Java EE
8 1 (0.60%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Clustering
2 13 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.19%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.59%) Physics
5 9 (5.39%) Replication
6 6 (3.59%) iPad
7 5 (2.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.80%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.20%) Life Science
9 2 (1.20%) LPAR
9 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.60%) NHS
10 1 (0.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.60%) Statistics
10 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (49.70%) Linux
2 60 (35.93%) Windows
3 51 (30.54%) Unix
4 38 (22.75%) Windows Server
5 19 (11.38%) CentOS
6 18 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.99%) AIX
9 5 (2.99%) Debian
9 5 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.80%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.20%) HPUX
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.60%) Solaris
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE
12 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.17%) DevOps
2 19 (11.38%) ITIL
3 18 (10.78%) Service Delivery
4 16 (9.58%) Problem Management
5 15 (8.98%) Time Management
6 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.99%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (4.79%) Data Protection
7 8 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.79%) Machine Learning
7 8 (4.79%) Open Source
7 8 (4.79%) Performance Testing
7 8 (4.79%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.19%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.19%) Network Design
8 7 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.59%) Change Management
9 6 (3.59%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.37%) SQL
2 28 (16.77%) Bash Shell
2 28 (16.77%) Perl
3 22 (13.17%) Python
4 21 (12.57%) PHP
5 20 (11.98%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.38%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.19%) Java
8 6 (3.59%) VBScript
9 4 (2.40%) C#
9 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.40%) Ruby
10 3 (1.80%) C
11 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.60%) C-shell
11 1 (0.60%) Jython
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.38%) MCSE
3 9 (5.39%) Degree
4 8 (4.79%) CCNA
4 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.40%) PhD
6 2 (1.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.60%) CCNP
7 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.16%) Active Directory
2 36 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.57%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.98%) Sendmail
5 10 (5.99%) Postfix
5 10 (5.99%) qmail
6 6 (3.59%) Docker
7 5 (2.99%) iptables
7 5 (2.99%) vSphere
8 4 (2.40%) Varnish
8 4 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.40%) Xen
9 3 (1.80%) Ceph
9 3 (1.80%) Corosync
9 3 (1.80%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.80%) Shibboleth
9 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.60%) KVM
11 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Puppet
2 13 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.99%) Plesk
3 10 (5.99%) SCCM
4 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (4.79%) SCDPM
4 8 (4.79%) SCOM
5 5 (2.99%) cPanel
6 4 (2.40%) Cacti
6 4 (2.40%) Nagios
7 3 (1.80%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.20%) Ansible
8 2 (1.20%) Linux-HA
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.60%) WSUS
9 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 54 (32.34%) VMware
3 31 (18.56%) Red Hat
4 21 (12.57%) Oracle
5 15 (8.98%) Cisco
6 12 (7.19%) Citrix
7 11 (6.59%) IBM
8 9 (5.39%) HP
9 6 (3.59%) NetApp
10 4 (2.40%) Google
10 4 (2.40%) IDERA
10 4 (2.40%) R1Soft
11 3 (1.80%) Sun
12 2 (1.20%) EMC
12 2 (1.20%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.20%) Northgate
12 2 (1.20%) Sage
13 1 (0.60%) MEDITECH
13 1 (0.60%) NGA Human Resources
13 1 (0.60%) SonicWALL
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