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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 118 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 146 125 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 1.72% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.82% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 123 101 158
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £28,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
7382 6886 8679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.18% 95.02% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5911 7362
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -3 79 £42,250 -6.11% 9
Hertfordshire -5 27 £41,000 +37.81% 4
Essex +19 24 £43,750 +16.66%
Suffolk +16 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bedfordshire -8 4 £27,500 -40.21%
Norfolk +11 2 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 230 (78.50%) Linux
2 151 (51.54%) Windows
3 134 (45.73%) UNIX
4 102 (34.81%) VMware
5 97 (33.11%) Firewall
6 94 (32.08%) Red Hat
7 72 (24.57%) DNS
8 71 (24.23%) Apache
9 70 (23.89%) SQL
10 67 (22.87%) Perl
11 66 (22.53%) Active Directory
11 66 (22.53%) CentOS
12 65 (22.18%) DHCP
13 61 (20.82%) Microsoft
13 61 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (20.14%) Cisco
15 57 (19.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 49 (16.72%) Python
16 49 (16.72%) Oracle
17 44 (15.02%) SAN
18 43 (14.68%) E-Commerce
19 42 (14.33%) SQL Server
19 42 (14.33%) ITIL
20 38 (12.97%) MySQL
20 38 (12.97%) Degree
21 37 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
22 36 (12.29%) Shell Script
23 35 (11.95%) Xen
23 35 (11.95%) Hyper-V
24 34 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 71 (24.23%) Apache
2 32 (10.92%) MS Exchange
3 24 (8.19%) IIS
4 20 (6.83%) Tomcat
5 18 (6.14%) CMS
6 15 (5.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 11 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.37%) nginx
9 4 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.02%) Lync
11 2 (0.68%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) Office 365
4 3 (1.02%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) IaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 97 (33.11%) Firewall
2 72 (24.57%) DNS
3 65 (22.18%) DHCP
4 44 (15.02%) SAN
5 27 (9.22%) VLAN
5 27 (9.22%) TCP/IP
6 26 (8.87%) HTTP
7 25 (8.53%) LAN
8 22 (7.51%) WAN
9 21 (7.17%) VPN
10 20 (6.83%) Internet
11 16 (5.46%) VoIP
12 9 (3.07%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (2.39%) LDAP
13 7 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.05%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.05%) SSL
15 5 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.71%) Wireless
15 5 (1.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.97%) MySQL
3 29 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (7.85%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.05%) Big Data
5 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.02%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.68%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (5.46%) JIRA
1 16 (5.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.37%) Subversion
3 3 (1.02%) Maven
3 3 (1.02%) Ant
3 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.68%) JUnit
5 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
General
1 34 (11.60%) Finance
2 29 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.14%) Games
4 15 (5.12%) Online Betting
5 13 (4.44%) Marketing
5 13 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.37%) Billing
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.14%) Web Services
1 18 (6.14%) LAMP
2 4 (1.37%) HTML
3 3 (1.02%) HTML5
3 3 (1.02%) WCF
4 2 (0.68%) jQuery
4 2 (0.68%) Google Maps API
4 2 (0.68%) Backbone.js
4 2 (0.68%) Sass
4 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.68%) CSS
4 2 (0.68%) JSP
4 2 (0.68%) SOAP
4 2 (0.68%) JSON
4 2 (0.68%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) JAAS
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.12%) Online Games
2 14 (4.78%) PKI
3 9 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.05%) Informatics
6 5 (1.71%) Statistics
6 5 (1.71%) Firmware
6 5 (1.71%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.71%) Open Source
7 4 (1.37%) Clustering
7 4 (1.37%) SecurID
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) DTV
8 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.34%) Life Science
9 1 (0.34%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 230 (78.50%) Linux
2 151 (51.54%) Windows
3 134 (45.73%) UNIX
4 66 (22.53%) CentOS
5 57 (19.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.80%) Ubuntu
9 15 (5.12%) Debian
10 11 (3.75%) AIX
10 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.39%) VMS
11 7 (2.39%) Android
12 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.71%) Solaris
14 4 (1.37%) HPUX
14 4 (1.37%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (1.37%) Windows Phone
15 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.68%) E-Commerce
2 42 (14.33%) ITIL
3 37 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (7.85%) Technical Analysis
4 23 (7.85%) DevOps
4 23 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (6.83%) Migration
6 19 (6.48%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.14%) ERP
8 13 (4.44%) Data Analysis
9 11 (3.75%) Data Protection
10 9 (3.07%) Release Management
10 9 (3.07%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.39%) Network Design
11 7 (2.39%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.05%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (1.71%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (1.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.89%) SQL
2 67 (22.87%) Perl
3 49 (16.72%) Python
4 36 (12.29%) Shell Script
5 31 (10.58%) Java
5 31 (10.58%) Bash Shell
6 25 (8.53%) PowerShell
7 22 (7.51%) Bourne shell
8 17 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.73%) C#
10 6 (2.05%) PHP
11 3 (1.02%) Ruby
12 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.97%) Degree
2 27 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.48%) MCSE
4 18 (6.14%) RHCE
5 17 (5.80%) CCNA
5 17 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.44%) OCP
6 13 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (2.73%) MCSA
7 8 (2.73%) CCNP
8 2 (0.68%) MCP
8 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.68%) MCITP
9 1 (0.34%) MCTS
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CCEE
9 1 (0.34%) CCAA
9 1 (0.34%) CCIA
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 61 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (11.95%) Hyper-V
3 35 (11.95%) Xen
4 22 (7.51%) VMware ESX
5 18 (6.14%) vSphere
6 15 (5.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.10%) KVM
8 9 (3.07%) NFS
9 5 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.37%) XenApp
11 2 (0.68%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.68%) pfSense
12 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.87%) Puppet
2 19 (6.48%) SCCM
3 15 (5.12%) SCOM
3 15 (5.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (5.12%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.05%) Ansible
6 5 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.71%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.37%) Nagios
7 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.37%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.02%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Munin
9 1 (0.34%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 102 (34.81%) VMware
2 94 (32.08%) Red Hat
3 61 (20.82%) Microsoft
4 59 (20.14%) Cisco
5 49 (16.72%) Oracle
6 22 (7.51%) NetApp
7 21 (7.17%) Citrix
8 19 (6.48%) HP
9 18 (6.14%) SAP
10 16 (5.46%) Atlassian
11 15 (5.12%) EMC
12 6 (2.05%) Dell
12 6 (2.05%) Veeam
12 6 (2.05%) Symantec
13 4 (1.37%) McAfee
13 4 (1.37%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.37%) Lotus
14 3 (1.02%) Google
14 3 (1.02%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.02%) IBM
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