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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 141 146 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 133 145 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.76% 1.71% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.80% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119 128 137
Average salary £39,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
7245 8067 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.91% 95.35% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5972 6731 6878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 50 £40,000 -24.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 50 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Essex -4 14 £37,250 -6.87% 3
Norfolk - 9 £24,500 -
Bedfordshire +20 6 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Suffolk -11 4 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 138 (57.74%) Linux
2 98 (41.00%) Windows
3 77 (32.22%) Microsoft
4 71 (29.71%) DNS
5 70 (29.29%) Active Directory
6 59 (24.69%) VMware
7 56 (23.43%) UNIX
7 56 (23.43%) SQL
8 50 (20.92%) TCP/IP
9 49 (20.50%) DHCP
9 49 (20.50%) SQL Server
9 49 (20.50%) Red Hat
10 47 (19.67%) Firewall
10 47 (19.67%) MS Exchange
11 43 (17.99%) MySQL
11 43 (17.99%) CentOS
12 40 (16.74%) Apache
12 40 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (16.32%) Oracle
14 37 (15.48%) Perl
14 37 (15.48%) Cisco
15 35 (14.64%) SAN
15 35 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (13.81%) Tomcat
16 33 (13.81%) Python
16 33 (13.81%) MS Excel
17 30 (12.55%) HTTP
18 29 (12.13%) Citrix
18 29 (12.13%) Telecoms
18 29 (12.13%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 47 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 40 (16.74%) Apache
3 33 (13.81%) Tomcat
4 19 (7.95%) CMS
5 17 (7.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (6.28%) IIS
7 14 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (5.44%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.51%) nginx
10 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.67%) JBoss
12 3 (1.26%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.26%) WordPress
12 3 (1.26%) Moodle
13 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.84%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Agresso
1 4 (1.67%) Visualfiles
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.84%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.71%) DNS
2 50 (20.92%) TCP/IP
3 49 (20.50%) DHCP
4 47 (19.67%) Firewall
5 35 (14.64%) SAN
6 30 (12.55%) HTTP
7 22 (9.21%) FTP
7 22 (9.21%) Internet
8 20 (8.37%) VPN
9 16 (6.69%) SSL
10 15 (6.28%) WAN
11 14 (5.86%) LAN
11 14 (5.86%) NAS
12 12 (5.02%) SSH
13 7 (2.93%) Network Security
13 7 (2.93%) LDAP
13 7 (2.93%) SMTP
14 6 (2.51%) Wireless
15 4 (1.67%) PBX
15 4 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.99%) MySQL
3 19 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.18%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.67%) QlikView
9 3 (1.26%) Big Data
10 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) Text Mining
General
1 29 (12.13%) Telecoms
2 26 (10.88%) Finance
3 18 (7.53%) Games
4 17 (7.11%) Online Betting
5 11 (4.60%) Electronics
6 7 (2.93%) Publishing
7 5 (2.09%) Legal
7 5 (2.09%) Back Office
8 4 (1.67%) Law
9 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.26%) Marketing
10 2 (0.84%) Billing
10 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.04%) Web Services
2 10 (4.18%) HTML
2 10 (4.18%) CSS
3 9 (3.77%) LAMP
4 4 (1.67%) .NET
5 3 (1.26%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (0.84%) jQuery
7 1 (0.42%) RESTful
7 1 (0.42%) HTML5
7 1 (0.42%) CSS3
7 1 (0.42%) FastCGI
7 1 (0.42%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.11%) Online Games
2 12 (5.02%) Clustering
3 10 (4.18%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.35%) Telematics
5 8 (3.35%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.93%) FMCG
7 6 (2.51%) Learning Management System
7 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.09%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.09%) HP Superdome
9 4 (1.67%) Replication
10 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.84%) Informatics
11 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.42%) Physics
12 1 (0.42%) Statistics
12 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 138 (57.74%) Linux
2 98 (41.00%) Windows
3 56 (23.43%) UNIX
4 43 (17.99%) CentOS
5 35 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.53%) Solaris
8 16 (6.69%) Ubuntu
9 15 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (6.28%) Windows 7
10 14 (5.86%) Debian
11 12 (5.02%) Windows XP
12 11 (4.60%) Windows Vista
13 9 (3.77%) AIX
14 7 (2.93%) HPUX
14 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (2.09%) Fedora
16 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.42%) OpenBSD
17 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.30%) ITIL
2 25 (10.46%) E-Commerce
3 20 (8.37%) Service Delivery
4 17 (7.11%) CRM
5 16 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (5.86%) Project Management
7 12 (5.02%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.77%) Change Management
10 9 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
11 8 (3.35%) DevOps
11 8 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.35%) ERP
11 8 (3.35%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.35%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.35%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.93%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.43%) SQL
2 37 (15.48%) Perl
3 33 (13.81%) Python
4 29 (12.13%) Bash Shell
5 23 (9.62%) Java
6 20 (8.37%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.02%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.02%) PHP
8 9 (3.77%) C
8 9 (3.77%) VBScript
9 4 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (0.84%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) C-shell
11 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.37%) SC Cleared
2 20 (8.37%) Degree
3 16 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.02%) MCP
5 9 (3.77%) MCSE
6 6 (2.51%) MCSA
6 6 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.51%) MCITP
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.67%) RHCE
8 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.26%) LPIC
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCTS
10 1 (0.42%) CCENT
10 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (29.29%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.93%) Samba
4 7 (2.93%) iptables
5 6 (2.51%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.51%) vSphere
5 6 (2.51%) Varnish
6 5 (2.09%) KVM
6 5 (2.09%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.67%) Xen
7 4 (1.67%) XenApp
7 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.67%) NFS
8 2 (0.84%) Postfix
8 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.53%) SCCM
2 13 (5.44%) SCOM
3 10 (4.18%) Puppet
4 9 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.09%) cPanel
6 5 (2.09%) Nagios
6 5 (2.09%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.67%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.26%) WSUS
8 3 (1.26%) Cacti
8 3 (1.26%) Ansible
9 2 (0.84%) Salt
9 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.84%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.42%) Plesk
10 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.69%) VMware
3 49 (20.50%) Red Hat
4 39 (16.32%) Oracle
5 37 (15.48%) Cisco
6 29 (12.13%) Citrix
7 18 (7.53%) NetApp
8 16 (6.69%) HP
9 12 (5.02%) Symantec
10 11 (4.60%) Google
11 8 (3.35%) Rackspace
12 6 (2.51%) IBM
12 6 (2.51%) Juniper
13 5 (2.09%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.09%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (2.09%) Websense
13 5 (2.09%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.67%) Epicor
14 4 (1.67%) Clearswift
14 4 (1.67%) Mitel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bubble
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k pa + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £19k - 23k per year + Be
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS Geophysical Company UK Ltd.
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 9 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £55k + good benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago