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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 178 169 145
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 66 94 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.04% 1.30% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.35% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 81 124
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
6107 6946 7594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.29% 96.10% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 5873 6234
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +11 38 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Hertfordshire +5 24 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Suffolk -14 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Essex +3 1 £52,500 +46.85% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (46.32%) Linux
2 45 (33.09%) Windows
3 41 (30.15%) VMware
4 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 35 (25.74%) Windows Server
6 31 (22.79%) SQL
6 31 (22.79%) Finance
7 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (19.85%) Firewall
8 27 (19.85%) Python
9 25 (18.38%) Unix
9 25 (18.38%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.91%) Perl
11 22 (16.18%) Apache
12 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
12 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
12 20 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (14.71%) DevOps
13 18 (13.24%) SAN
14 17 (12.50%) Degree
15 16 (11.76%) CentOS
15 16 (11.76%) Bash Shell
15 16 (11.76%) Puppet
15 16 (11.76%) Service Delivery
16 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
16 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
17 13 (9.56%) iSCSI
18 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
18 12 (8.82%) Data Management
18 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence

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 22 (16.18%) Apache
2 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.15%) IIS
4 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.68%) nginx
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.94%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.85%) Firewall
2 18 (13.24%) SAN
3 13 (9.56%) iSCSI
4 10 (7.35%) Internet
5 8 (5.88%) Network Security
5 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.41%) DNS
6 6 (4.41%) LDAP
6 6 (4.41%) NAS
7 5 (3.68%) SSL
8 4 (2.94%) IMAP
8 4 (2.94%) LAN
8 4 (2.94%) SMTP
9 3 (2.21%) DHCP
9 3 (2.21%) FTP
9 3 (2.21%) VoIP
9 3 (2.21%) VPN
9 3 (2.21%) WAN
9 3 (2.21%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.09%) QlikView
2 11 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.88%) Big Data
3 8 (5.88%) MySQL
4 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) GIS
6 2 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) GitLab
1 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.47%) JIRA
2 2 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 31 (22.79%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.88%) Banking
4 7 (5.15%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.41%) Law
6 5 (3.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) .NET
2 9 (6.62%) LAMP
2 9 (6.62%) XML
3 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.68%) SAML
4 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 3 (2.21%) JMS
6 2 (1.47%) Buildbot
6 2 (1.47%) JSON
6 2 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.47%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.74%) HTML
7 1 (0.74%) Middleware
7 1 (0.74%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.74%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.15%) Clustering
6 6 (4.41%) iPad
6 6 (4.41%) Physics
7 5 (3.68%) Biology
8 3 (2.21%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.21%) Replication
8 3 (2.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.47%) LPAR
9 2 (1.47%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.32%) Linux
2 45 (33.09%) Windows
3 35 (25.74%) Windows Server
4 25 (18.38%) Unix
5 20 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (11.76%) CentOS
7 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.62%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.41%) Debian
11 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.94%) AIX
13 3 (2.21%) HPUX
13 3 (2.21%) VMS
14 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.74%) Solaris
15 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.71%) DevOps
2 16 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 12 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (8.82%) Data Management
4 11 (8.09%) ITIL
5 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.15%) High Availability
7 7 (5.15%) Performance Testing
8 6 (4.41%) Open Source
8 6 (4.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (3.68%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (3.68%) CRM
9 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.94%) Line Management
11 3 (2.21%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (2.21%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.79%) SQL
2 27 (19.85%) Python
3 23 (16.91%) Perl
4 16 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.09%) VBA
6 8 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.15%) PHP
7 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.94%) Java
8 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.94%) Ruby
9 3 (2.21%) C
9 3 (2.21%) C#
9 3 (2.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.74%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.74%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) CCNA
2 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.41%) MCSE
5 3 (2.21%) CCNP
5 3 (2.21%) PhD
5 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCAA
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MCDST
7 1 (0.74%) MCP
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
7 1 (0.74%) MCTS
7 1 (0.74%) MOS
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (18.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.15%) NFS
4 7 (5.15%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.41%) Shibboleth
6 5 (3.68%) Samba
7 4 (2.94%) Sendmail
8 3 (2.21%) Corosync
8 3 (2.21%) Docker
8 3 (2.21%) Postfix
8 3 (2.21%) PowerHA
8 3 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.47%) GPFS
9 2 (1.47%) PanFS
9 2 (1.47%) vSphere
10 1 (0.74%) iptables
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) Puppet
2 9 (6.62%) Nagios
3 8 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.88%) SCCM
4 7 (5.15%) Ansible
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (5.15%) SCDPM
4 7 (5.15%) SCOM
5 5 (3.68%) Ganglia
6 3 (2.21%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.21%) Pacemaker
7 2 (1.47%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.47%) Linux-HA
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (30.15%) VMware
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.35%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) Citrix
6 7 (5.15%) HP
6 7 (5.15%) NetApp
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle
8 3 (2.21%) Becrypt
8 3 (2.21%) ESRI
9 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.47%) IBM
9 2 (1.47%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.47%) Sage
9 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.74%) BMC
10 1 (0.74%) BT
10 1 (0.74%) EMC
10 1 (0.74%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.74%) Sun
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Bonus
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Salary: bonus
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Salary: £28000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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