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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 177 159 139
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 73 120 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 1.56% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.62% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 108 136
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
6326 7425 7758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.96% 96.79% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5372 6174 6487
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +12 40 £36,736 -13.56% 4
Hertfordshire -7 24 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Essex +2 5 £52,500 +44.82%
Suffolk -2 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Bedfordshire +12 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 73 (45.91%) Linux
2 55 (34.59%) Windows
3 50 (31.45%) VMware
4 44 (27.67%) Microsoft
5 41 (25.79%) Windows Server
6 39 (24.53%) Firewall
7 37 (23.27%) SQL
8 35 (22.01%) Unix
9 33 (20.75%) Finance
10 32 (20.13%) Active Directory
11 31 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (18.24%) Python
13 23 (14.47%) Red Hat
13 23 (14.47%) Perl
14 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
15 19 (11.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (11.95%) Degree
16 18 (11.32%) CentOS
16 18 (11.32%) Apache
16 18 (11.32%) DevOps
17 17 (10.69%) SAN
18 16 (10.06%) Management Information System
18 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
18 16 (10.06%) Bash Shell
18 16 (10.06%) Puppet
19 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
19 15 (9.43%) Network Security
20 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (8.81%) Cisco
20 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP

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 18 (11.32%) Apache
2 10 (6.29%) IIS
3 9 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.03%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.77%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.26%) Confluence
8 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) JBoss
9 1 (0.63%) nginx
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.26%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) Office 365
4 4 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.89%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.89%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.53%) Firewall
2 17 (10.69%) SAN
3 15 (9.43%) Network Security
4 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.18%) iSCSI
6 11 (6.92%) Internet
6 11 (6.92%) NAS
7 7 (4.40%) DNS
7 7 (4.40%) LAN
8 6 (3.77%) WAN
9 5 (3.14%) SSL
9 5 (3.14%) VPN
10 4 (2.52%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.52%) IMAP
10 4 (2.52%) LDAP
10 4 (2.52%) SMTP
10 4 (2.52%) VoIP
11 3 (1.89%) DHCP
11 3 (1.89%) FTP
11 3 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.92%) QlikView
2 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.03%) Big Data
3 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.77%) MySQL
5 5 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) GitLab
1 2 (1.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 33 (20.75%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 8 (5.03%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.77%) Law
6 5 (3.14%) Legal
7 4 (2.52%) Games
8 2 (1.26%) Back Office
8 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
2 8 (5.03%) LAMP
2 8 (5.03%) Web Services
2 8 (5.03%) XML
3 3 (1.89%) Django
3 3 (1.89%) JMS
3 3 (1.89%) SAML
4 1 (0.63%) ADO
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) Java EE
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.29%) Physics
5 8 (5.03%) Clustering
5 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.77%) iPad
7 5 (3.14%) Biology
8 3 (1.89%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.26%) Life Science
9 2 (1.26%) LPAR
9 2 (1.26%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) User Experience
10 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.63%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (45.91%) Linux
2 55 (34.59%) Windows
3 41 (25.79%) Windows Server
4 35 (22.01%) Unix
5 19 (11.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (11.32%) CentOS
7 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.92%) Ubuntu
10 8 (5.03%) Debian
11 5 (3.14%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.52%) AIX
13 3 (1.89%) CoreOS
13 3 (1.89%) HPUX
13 3 (1.89%) VMS
14 1 (0.63%) Solaris
14 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.32%) DevOps
2 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
3 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (7.55%) Data Management
3 12 (7.55%) ITIL
4 9 (5.66%) Configuration Management
4 9 (5.66%) Data Protection
5 8 (5.03%) Performance Testing
6 7 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (4.40%) Open Source
6 7 (4.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 6 (3.77%) Server Building
8 5 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.14%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (3.14%) High Availability
8 5 (3.14%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.14%) Migration
8 5 (3.14%) Time Management
9 4 (2.52%) CRM
9 4 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.27%) SQL
2 29 (18.24%) Python
3 23 (14.47%) Perl
4 16 (10.06%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.92%) VBA
6 8 (5.03%) PHP
6 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.52%) C#
8 4 (2.52%) Java
8 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.89%) C
10 2 (1.26%) Ruby
10 2 (1.26%) VBScript
11 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.63%) C-shell
11 1 (0.63%) Jython
11 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.92%) CCNA
3 11 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.92%) MCSE
4 4 (2.52%) PhD
5 3 (1.89%) CCNP
5 3 (1.89%) MCP
5 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCAA
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MCTS
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (20.13%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (3.77%) NFS
5 6 (3.77%) Shibboleth
6 4 (2.52%) Sendmail
6 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.52%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.52%) vSphere
7 3 (1.89%) Ceph
7 3 (1.89%) Corosync
7 3 (1.89%) Docker
7 3 (1.89%) Postfix
7 3 (1.89%) PowerHA
7 3 (1.89%) Samba
8 2 (1.26%) GPFS
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.63%) iptables
9 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (10.06%) Puppet
2 9 (5.66%) SCCM
3 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 8 (5.03%) SCDPM
3 8 (5.03%) SCOM
4 7 (4.40%) Nagios
5 6 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.14%) Ansible
6 5 (3.14%) Ganglia
7 3 (1.89%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.26%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.26%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.26%) Linux-HA
8 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.63%) cPanel
9 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (31.45%) VMware
2 44 (27.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.81%) Cisco
5 13 (8.18%) Oracle
6 9 (5.66%) NetApp
7 8 (5.03%) Citrix
8 6 (3.77%) HP
9 4 (2.52%) Google
10 3 (1.89%) Becrypt
10 3 (1.89%) ESRI
10 3 (1.89%) IBM
11 2 (1.26%) Northgate
11 2 (1.26%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.26%) Sun
12 1 (0.63%) BMC
12 1 (0.63%) EMC
12 1 (0.63%) NGA Human Resources
12 1 (0.63%) Sage
12 1 (0.63%) SonicWALL
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Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £18,150 to £22,687 pa plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
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ServerChoice
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago