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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 141 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 126 150 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.84% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.93% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 108 134 112
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +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
7373 7760 7445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.32% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6138 6516 6436
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +10 52 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire -19 40 £42,500 -2.29% 5
Essex -15 13 £36,250 -9.37%
Suffolk +1 10 £37,500 +3.44%
Bedfordshire +16 6 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Norfolk +5 5 £24,500 -23.43%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 144 (58.30%) Linux
2 99 (40.08%) Windows
3 81 (32.79%) Microsoft
4 69 (27.94%) Active Directory
5 67 (27.13%) DNS
6 64 (25.91%) VMware
7 62 (25.10%) UNIX
8 57 (23.08%) SQL
9 55 (22.27%) Firewall
10 53 (21.46%) SQL Server
11 51 (20.65%) Red Hat
12 48 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (19.03%) TCP/IP
13 47 (19.03%) MS Exchange
14 45 (18.22%) MySQL
15 44 (17.81%) Oracle
15 44 (17.81%) Apache
16 42 (17.00%) DHCP
17 41 (16.60%) CentOS
18 39 (15.79%) SAN
19 38 (15.38%) Cisco
20 37 (14.98%) Perl
20 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (12.96%) Tomcat
21 32 (12.96%) MS Excel
22 30 (12.15%) Citrix
22 30 (12.15%) Telecoms
22 30 (12.15%) Security Cleared
22 30 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
23 29 (11.74%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (19.03%) MS Exchange
2 44 (17.81%) Apache
3 32 (12.96%) Tomcat
4 20 (8.10%) CMS
5 18 (7.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 14 (5.67%) IIS
7 12 (4.86%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.43%) nginx
10 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.21%) Moodle
11 3 (1.21%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.21%) JBoss
11 3 (1.21%) WordPress
12 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Visualfiles
1 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.81%) Agresso
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.02%) SaaS
3 5 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.21%) Office 365
5 2 (0.81%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (27.13%) DNS
2 55 (22.27%) Firewall
3 47 (19.03%) TCP/IP
4 42 (17.00%) DHCP
5 39 (15.79%) SAN
6 29 (11.74%) HTTP
7 21 (8.50%) FTP
8 18 (7.29%) VPN
8 18 (7.29%) SSL
9 14 (5.67%) WAN
9 14 (5.67%) Internet
10 13 (5.26%) NAS
10 13 (5.26%) LAN
11 12 (4.86%) SSH
12 6 (2.43%) LDAP
12 6 (2.43%) SMTP
13 5 (2.02%) VoIP
14 4 (1.62%) PBX
15 3 (1.21%) POP3
15 3 (1.21%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.22%) MySQL
3 20 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.24%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.81%) Big Data
11 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 30 (12.15%) Telecoms
2 25 (10.12%) Finance
3 18 (7.29%) Games
3 18 (7.29%) Online Betting
4 8 (3.24%) Electronics
5 7 (2.83%) Publishing
6 5 (2.02%) Legal
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.62%) Law
8 3 (1.21%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.12%) Web Services
2 10 (4.05%) .NET
3 9 (3.64%) CSS
3 9 (3.64%) HTML
4 8 (3.24%) LAMP
5 3 (1.21%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (0.81%) jQuery
7 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) Online Games
2 16 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.86%) Clustering
4 10 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.83%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.83%) HP Superdome
6 7 (2.83%) FMCG
6 7 (2.83%) Telematics
7 6 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.02%) Replication
9 4 (1.62%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.81%) Informatics
11 1 (0.40%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.40%) CMDB
11 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 144 (58.30%) Linux
2 99 (40.08%) Windows
3 62 (25.10%) UNIX
4 41 (16.60%) CentOS
5 37 (14.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (9.72%) Solaris
8 17 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.67%) Windows 7
10 13 (5.26%) AIX
11 12 (4.86%) HPUX
11 12 (4.86%) Windows XP
11 12 (4.86%) Debian
12 11 (4.45%) Ubuntu
12 11 (4.45%) Windows Vista
13 8 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (2.43%) Fedora
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 25 (10.12%) ITIL
3 20 (8.10%) Service Delivery
4 16 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.07%) CRM
5 15 (6.07%) Project Management
6 14 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.86%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.05%) Change Management
10 9 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.64%) DevOps
11 8 (3.24%) High Availability
11 8 (3.24%) Server Monitoring
11 8 (3.24%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.83%) Business Continuity
12 7 (2.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.08%) SQL
2 37 (14.98%) Perl
3 29 (11.74%) Python
4 28 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 22 (8.91%) Java
6 21 (8.50%) PowerShell
7 19 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.86%) PHP
9 11 (4.45%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.05%) VBScript
11 9 (3.64%) C
12 7 (2.83%) VB
13 6 (2.43%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.43%) C#
14 2 (0.81%) C++
14 2 (0.81%) C-shell
15 1 (0.40%) AWK
15 1 (0.40%) Ruby
15 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.72%) Degree
4 17 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.26%) MCP
6 9 (3.64%) MCSE
7 7 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.43%) MCITP
8 6 (2.43%) MCSA
8 6 (2.43%) HND
9 5 (2.02%) RHCE
9 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.21%) LPIC
10 3 (1.21%) CCNA
10 3 (1.21%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.81%) MCTS
12 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.40%) CCENT
12 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 48 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.05%) Samba
5 8 (3.24%) iptables
6 6 (2.43%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.43%) vSphere
6 6 (2.43%) Varnish
7 4 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.62%) KVM
7 4 (1.62%) Postfix
7 4 (1.62%) XenApp
7 4 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.62%) Xen
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.21%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.81%) qmail
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.07%) SCCM
2 10 (4.05%) SCOM
3 8 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.83%) Puppet
4 7 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.02%) cPanel
5 5 (2.02%) Nagios
6 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.21%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.21%) Cacti
7 2 (0.81%) WSUS
7 2 (0.81%) Ansible
7 2 (0.81%) Salt
7 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.40%) Plesk
Vendors
1 81 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 64 (25.91%) VMware
3 51 (20.65%) Red Hat
4 44 (17.81%) Oracle
5 38 (15.38%) Cisco
6 30 (12.15%) Citrix
7 18 (7.29%) HP
8 17 (6.88%) NetApp
9 10 (4.05%) Symantec
10 8 (3.24%) Rackspace
11 7 (2.83%) Google
12 5 (2.02%) Websense
12 5 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.02%) Juniper
13 4 (1.62%) IBM
13 4 (1.62%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.62%) LexisNexis
13 4 (1.62%) Clearswift
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Pension and Career Development
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Salary: £27000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
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