The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 153 128 136
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 103 153 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 1.92% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.00% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 91 132 107
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
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
7044 7641 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.82% 95.82% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5895 6366 6193
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Hertfordshire +8 50 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -29 29 £42,500 -2.29% 7
Bedfordshire +15 11 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Suffolk 0 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Essex -32 2 £35,750 -10.62%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 148 (60.66%) Linux
2 99 (40.57%) Windows
3 71 (29.10%) DNS
3 71 (29.10%) Microsoft
4 70 (28.69%) VMware
5 68 (27.87%) Active Directory
5 68 (27.87%) UNIX
6 57 (23.36%) Firewall
7 56 (22.95%) Red Hat
8 54 (22.13%) SQL
9 52 (21.31%) SQL Server
9 52 (21.31%) TCP/IP
10 50 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (20.08%) Apache
12 47 (19.26%) DHCP
13 45 (18.44%) MySQL
14 44 (18.03%) Oracle
15 43 (17.62%) SAN
15 43 (17.62%) CentOS
16 40 (16.39%) Perl
16 40 (16.39%) Cisco
17 39 (15.98%) MS Exchange
18 35 (14.34%) Bash Shell
19 34 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
20 31 (12.70%) Python
21 30 (12.30%) MS Excel
21 30 (12.30%) Tomcat
22 29 (11.89%) Degree
23 28 (11.48%) Security Cleared
23 28 (11.48%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 49 (20.08%) Apache
2 39 (15.98%) MS Exchange
3 30 (12.30%) Tomcat
4 17 (6.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 17 (6.97%) CMS
5 13 (5.33%) IIS
6 12 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.28%) nginx
7 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.05%) WordPress
9 5 (2.05%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.23%) Moodle
11 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.82%) JBoss
11 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Magento
2 4 (1.64%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.05%) SaaS
3 5 (2.05%) Office 365
3 5 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.10%) DNS
2 57 (23.36%) Firewall
3 52 (21.31%) TCP/IP
4 47 (19.26%) DHCP
5 43 (17.62%) SAN
6 26 (10.66%) HTTP
7 20 (8.20%) FTP
8 19 (7.79%) SSL
9 17 (6.97%) VPN
10 15 (6.15%) NAS
11 12 (4.92%) SSH
11 12 (4.92%) WAN
11 12 (4.92%) LAN
12 8 (3.28%) SMTP
12 8 (3.28%) Internet
13 6 (2.46%) LDAP
13 6 (2.46%) VoIP
14 5 (2.05%) POP3
14 5 (2.05%) IMAP
15 4 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.44%) MySQL
3 19 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.82%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.20%) Finance
3 17 (6.97%) Games
3 17 (6.97%) Online Betting
4 6 (2.46%) Legal
5 5 (2.05%) Electronics
5 5 (2.05%) Publishing
5 5 (2.05%) Marketing
6 4 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.84%) Web Services
2 12 (4.92%) .NET
3 10 (4.10%) LAMP
4 9 (3.69%) HTML
4 9 (3.69%) CSS
5 5 (2.05%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 3 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.97%) Online Games
3 14 (5.74%) Clustering
4 11 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.69%) Replication
6 7 (2.87%) FMCG
6 7 (2.87%) HP Superdome
6 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.64%) Telematics
10 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.23%) User Experience
11 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.82%) Statistics
11 2 (0.82%) Informatics
12 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.41%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (60.66%) Linux
2 99 (40.57%) Windows
3 68 (27.87%) UNIX
4 43 (17.62%) CentOS
5 34 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (11.48%) Solaris
7 27 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.56%) AIX
10 14 (5.74%) HPUX
10 14 (5.74%) Debian
10 14 (5.74%) Ubuntu
11 12 (4.92%) Windows 7
12 9 (3.69%) Windows Vista
12 9 (3.69%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (2.46%) Fedora
14 3 (1.23%) SUSE
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.66%) E-Commerce
2 20 (8.20%) ITIL
2 20 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (7.79%) Service Delivery
4 17 (6.97%) Project Management
5 16 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 16 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (5.33%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.92%) Change Management
8 12 (4.92%) CRM
9 11 (4.51%) DevOps
10 10 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.28%) High Availability
12 8 (3.28%) Time Management
13 7 (2.87%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.87%) Data Analysis
13 7 (2.87%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.13%) SQL
2 40 (16.39%) Perl
3 35 (14.34%) Bash Shell
4 31 (12.70%) Python
5 25 (10.25%) PowerShell
6 22 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 21 (8.61%) Java
8 14 (5.74%) PHP
9 12 (4.92%) VBScript
10 10 (4.10%) VB.NET
10 10 (4.10%) C#
11 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.87%) C
12 7 (2.87%) VB
13 3 (1.23%) AWK
13 3 (1.23%) C-shell
14 2 (0.82%) Ruby
15 1 (0.41%) C++
15 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (11.89%) Degree
2 28 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 23 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (6.56%) MCP
5 11 (4.51%) MCSE
6 10 (4.10%) HND
6 10 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.69%) MCSA
8 7 (2.87%) MCITP
9 6 (2.46%) RHCE
9 6 (2.46%) CCNA
10 5 (2.05%) MCTS
11 4 (1.64%) RHCSA
12 3 (1.23%) CCEE
12 3 (1.23%) CCAA
12 3 (1.23%) CCIA
12 3 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.23%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (27.87%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.51%) Samba
4 9 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.69%) iptables
5 8 (3.28%) Varnish
5 8 (3.28%) vSphere
5 8 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.46%) XenApp
6 6 (2.46%) KVM
7 5 (2.05%) Sendmail
7 5 (2.05%) NFS
7 5 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.64%) Xen
8 4 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.23%) Postfix
10 2 (0.82%) qmail
11 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.10%) SCCM
3 8 (3.28%) Puppet
4 7 (2.87%) cPanel
5 6 (2.46%) Nagios
5 6 (2.46%) SCOM
6 5 (2.05%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.05%) Cacti
6 5 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.82%) Ansible
9 2 (0.82%) Salt
9 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.41%) Plesk
10 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 71 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 70 (28.69%) VMware
3 56 (22.95%) Red Hat
4 44 (18.03%) Oracle
5 40 (16.39%) Cisco
6 28 (11.48%) Citrix
7 21 (8.61%) HP
8 17 (6.97%) NetApp
9 8 (3.28%) Rackspace
10 6 (2.46%) Google
10 6 (2.46%) Symantec
10 6 (2.46%) Juniper
11 5 (2.05%) Websense
11 5 (2.05%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.05%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (2.05%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.64%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.64%) LexisNexis
12 4 (1.64%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.64%) IBM
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam Plc
Salary: Excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GMSL
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £42500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago