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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 173 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 91 146 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.24% 1.90% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.97% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78 123 101
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 0 36 £45,000 +9.75% 5
Cambridgeshire -31 30 £40,000 -5.32% 9
Bedfordshire +18 11 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Suffolk 0 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Norfolk +6 2 £40,000 +29.03%
Essex -30 2 £35,750 -18.28% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 133 (60.18%) Linux
2 90 (40.72%) Windows
3 72 (32.58%) DNS
4 71 (32.13%) VMware
5 66 (29.86%) Active Directory
6 62 (28.05%) Microsoft
7 61 (27.60%) UNIX
8 56 (25.34%) Firewall
9 55 (24.89%) Red Hat
10 54 (24.43%) SQL
10 54 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (23.98%) SQL Server
12 50 (22.62%) TCP/IP
13 46 (20.81%) SAN
14 43 (19.46%) DHCP
14 43 (19.46%) MySQL
15 39 (17.65%) Apache
15 39 (17.65%) CentOS
16 38 (17.19%) Perl
17 37 (16.74%) Cisco
18 36 (16.29%) Oracle
19 35 (15.84%) MS Exchange
19 35 (15.84%) Bash Shell
20 29 (13.12%) Degree
21 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (12.22%) Python
22 27 (12.22%) Solaris
23 26 (11.76%) HTTP
23 26 (11.76%) Citrix
24 25 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 39 (17.65%) Apache
2 35 (15.84%) MS Exchange
3 22 (9.95%) Tomcat
4 14 (6.33%) IIS
4 14 (6.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (6.33%) CMS
5 10 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.07%) nginx
6 9 (4.07%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.71%) WordPress
8 6 (2.71%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.36%) Moodle
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) JBoss
10 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Magento
2 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.81%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.71%) Office 365
4 5 (2.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 72 (32.58%) DNS
2 56 (25.34%) Firewall
3 50 (22.62%) TCP/IP
4 46 (20.81%) SAN
5 43 (19.46%) DHCP
6 26 (11.76%) HTTP
7 21 (9.50%) FTP
8 20 (9.05%) SSL
9 18 (8.14%) VPN
10 14 (6.33%) LAN
10 14 (6.33%) SSH
11 13 (5.88%) WAN
12 12 (5.43%) NAS
13 9 (4.07%) SMTP
14 6 (2.71%) Internet
14 6 (2.71%) POP3
14 6 (2.71%) LDAP
14 6 (2.71%) VoIP
14 6 (2.71%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.71%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.98%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.46%) MySQL
3 16 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.45%) InterBase
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.45%) QlikView
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Subversion
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (10.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.69%) Finance
3 14 (6.33%) Games
3 14 (6.33%) Online Betting
4 5 (2.26%) Marketing
4 5 (2.26%) Electronics
4 5 (2.26%) Legal
5 4 (1.81%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.50%) Web Services
2 12 (5.43%) .NET
3 10 (4.52%) LAMP
4 9 (4.07%) HTML
4 9 (4.07%) CSS
5 6 (2.71%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 4 (1.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.24%) Clustering
3 14 (6.33%) Online Games
4 13 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.43%) Replication
6 7 (3.17%) HP Superdome
6 7 (3.17%) FMCG
6 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.26%) User Experience
9 4 (1.81%) Telematics
9 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) e-Health
10 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.90%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 133 (60.18%) Linux
2 90 (40.72%) Windows
3 61 (27.60%) UNIX
4 39 (17.65%) CentOS
5 28 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (12.22%) Solaris
7 18 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (7.24%) AIX
9 14 (6.33%) HPUX
9 14 (6.33%) Ubuntu
10 13 (5.88%) Debian
11 11 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (4.07%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.71%) Fedora
14 4 (1.81%) SUSE
15 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (9.95%) E-Commerce
3 19 (8.60%) Project Management
4 18 (8.14%) ITIL
4 18 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 16 (7.24%) Service Delivery
7 15 (6.79%) CRM
8 14 (6.33%) Change Management
8 14 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.43%) DevOps
11 10 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (4.52%) Time Management
12 9 (4.07%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.62%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.62%) High Availability
14 7 (3.17%) Practice Management
15 6 (2.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.43%) SQL
2 38 (17.19%) Perl
3 35 (15.84%) Bash Shell
4 27 (12.22%) Python
5 25 (11.31%) PowerShell
6 23 (10.41%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.14%) Java
8 14 (6.33%) PHP
8 14 (6.33%) VBScript
9 10 (4.52%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.52%) C#
10 9 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.17%) VB
12 5 (2.26%) C
13 4 (1.81%) AWK
13 4 (1.81%) C-shell
14 2 (0.90%) R
14 2 (0.90%) Ruby
15 1 (0.45%) C++
15 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (13.12%) Degree
2 25 (11.31%) Security Cleared
3 22 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (9.50%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.79%) MCP
6 11 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.52%) HND
7 10 (4.52%) CCNA
8 8 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.71%) MCTS
9 6 (2.71%) MCITP
9 6 (2.71%) MCSE
9 6 (2.71%) MCSA
9 6 (2.71%) RHCE
10 4 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.81%) CCEE
10 4 (1.81%) CCAA
10 4 (1.81%) CCIA
10 4 (1.81%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.36%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (29.86%) Active Directory
2 54 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.43%) Samba
4 11 (4.98%) vSphere
5 10 (4.52%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.52%) NFS
6 9 (4.07%) Varnish
6 9 (4.07%) iptables
7 8 (3.62%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.17%) KVM
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (2.71%) Sendmail
9 6 (2.71%) XenApp
10 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.81%) Xen
10 4 (1.81%) Dovecot
11 3 (1.36%) Postfix
12 2 (0.90%) qmail
13 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.17%) cPanel
2 7 (3.17%) Nagios
2 7 (3.17%) SCCM
3 6 (2.71%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.71%) Cacti
3 6 (2.71%) Puppet
3 6 (2.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.36%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.45%) Plesk
7 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 71 (32.13%) VMware
2 62 (28.05%) Microsoft
3 55 (24.89%) Red Hat
4 37 (16.74%) Cisco
5 36 (16.29%) Oracle
6 26 (11.76%) Citrix
7 23 (10.41%) HP
8 13 (5.88%) NetApp
9 6 (2.71%) Symantec
9 6 (2.71%) Juniper
9 6 (2.71%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.26%) Google
10 5 (2.26%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.81%) Websense
11 4 (1.81%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.81%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.81%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.81%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.81%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.81%) LexisNexis
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + 32 days hol, pension, life assurance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: Yesterday
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £53000 - £58000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago