The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 120 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 155 141 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 1.84% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.94% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 137 108 113
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7624 7256 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.73% 94.54% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6369 6220 6978
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -9 71 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Hertfordshire +8 38 £45,000 +45.16% 7
Essex +13 33 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Suffolk +10 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Bedfordshire -15 4 £27,500 -43.29%
Norfolk +14 1 £32,000 -20.00%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 247 (77.67%) Linux
2 173 (54.40%) Windows
3 142 (44.65%) UNIX
4 106 (33.33%) Firewall
5 103 (32.39%) Red Hat
6 102 (32.08%) VMware
7 79 (24.84%) DNS
8 77 (24.21%) Apache
9 72 (22.64%) DHCP
10 70 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (21.70%) CentOS
11 69 (21.70%) Active Directory
12 66 (20.75%) Cisco
13 64 (20.13%) SQL
14 60 (18.87%) Perl
15 57 (17.92%) SAN
16 56 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 55 (17.30%) Microsoft
18 51 (16.04%) Oracle
19 48 (15.09%) ITIL
20 47 (14.78%) Degree
21 46 (14.47%) MySQL
22 42 (13.21%) Python
22 42 (13.21%) Hyper-V
23 41 (12.89%) SQL Server
24 40 (12.58%) Performance Tuning
25 39 (12.26%) E-Commerce
26 38 (11.95%) Finance
26 38 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
27 37 (11.64%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 77 (24.21%) Apache
2 37 (11.64%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.23%) Tomcat
4 21 (6.60%) IIS
4 21 (6.60%) CMS
5 18 (5.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.46%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.89%) nginx
10 5 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.94%) Lync
12 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.63%) Mule
14 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 106 (33.33%) Firewall
2 79 (24.84%) DNS
3 72 (22.64%) DHCP
4 57 (17.92%) SAN
5 35 (11.01%) TCP/IP
6 31 (9.75%) LAN
7 29 (9.12%) HTTP
8 27 (8.49%) VPN
9 26 (8.18%) WAN
9 26 (8.18%) VLAN
10 22 (6.92%) Internet
11 18 (5.66%) VoIP
12 15 (4.72%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (2.83%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.52%) NAS
15 7 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (2.20%) LDAP
16 6 (1.89%) SSL
17 5 (1.57%) Network Security
17 5 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.47%) MySQL
2 41 (12.89%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.97%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.26%) Big Data
6 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.63%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.31%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (5.03%) JIRA
1 16 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.26%) Subversion
3 3 (0.94%) Maven
3 3 (0.94%) Ant
4 2 (0.63%) JUnit
5 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
General
1 38 (11.95%) Finance
2 32 (10.06%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.60%) Games
4 18 (5.66%) Online Betting
5 11 (3.46%) Marketing
5 11 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.26%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.75%) Web Services
2 22 (6.92%) LAMP
3 5 (1.57%) HTML
4 4 (1.26%) XML
5 3 (0.94%) JSON
5 3 (0.94%) HTML5
6 2 (0.63%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.63%) Sass
6 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.63%) WCF
6 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) Google Maps API
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.63%) CSS
6 2 (0.63%) JSP
6 2 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.31%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.66%) Online Games
2 13 (4.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.77%) PKI
4 9 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.20%) Open Source
6 6 (1.89%) Informatics
6 6 (1.89%) Firmware
7 5 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.57%) Replication
7 5 (1.57%) Statistics
7 5 (1.57%) Clustering
8 4 (1.26%) SecurID
8 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.31%) Celerra
11 1 (0.31%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 247 (77.67%) Linux
2 173 (54.40%) Windows
3 142 (44.65%) UNIX
4 69 (21.70%) CentOS
5 56 (17.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (6.29%) Debian
8 19 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (5.66%) Ubuntu
10 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (4.40%) AIX
12 9 (2.83%) Solaris
13 8 (2.52%) Windows 7
14 7 (2.20%) HPUX
14 7 (2.20%) VMS
14 7 (2.20%) Android
15 6 (1.89%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (1.26%) Fedora
17 4 (1.26%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.09%) ITIL
2 40 (12.58%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (12.26%) E-Commerce
4 29 (9.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 23 (7.23%) Technical Analysis
6 23 (7.23%) DevOps
7 16 (5.03%) Migration
8 14 (4.40%) Release Management
9 13 (4.09%) Data Analysis
10 12 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.77%) ERP
11 11 (3.46%) Data Protection
12 10 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (2.83%) Network Design
14 8 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (2.52%) OO
15 6 (1.89%) Incident Management
15 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.13%) SQL
2 60 (18.87%) Perl
3 42 (13.21%) Python
4 37 (11.64%) Shell Script
5 36 (11.32%) Java
6 35 (11.01%) Bash Shell
7 29 (9.12%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.72%) Bourne shell
9 11 (3.46%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.94%) C#
11 3 (0.94%) Ruby
12 2 (0.63%) C-shell
12 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (14.78%) Degree
2 37 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (8.81%) MCSE
4 24 (7.55%) CCNA
4 24 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.35%) RHCE
6 13 (4.09%) CCNP
7 11 (3.46%) OCP
7 11 (3.46%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.89%) MCSA
9 5 (1.57%) MCITP
10 4 (1.26%) MCP
11 3 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.94%) MCTS
11 3 (0.94%) CCEE
11 3 (0.94%) CCAA
11 3 (0.94%) CCIA
12 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.89%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (22.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (21.70%) Active Directory
3 42 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 37 (11.64%) Xen
5 23 (7.23%) KVM
6 18 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 18 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (5.03%) vSphere
8 14 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (2.83%) NFS
10 4 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.94%) XenApp
12 2 (0.63%) pfSense
12 2 (0.63%) Squid
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 24 (7.55%) Puppet
2 22 (6.92%) SCCM
3 14 (4.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 13 (4.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (3.14%) SCOM
5 10 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.89%) Ansible
7 5 (1.57%) Nagios
8 4 (1.26%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.63%) Munin
10 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.63%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.31%) Plesk
11 1 (0.31%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 103 (32.39%) Red Hat
2 102 (32.08%) VMware
3 66 (20.75%) Cisco
4 55 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 51 (16.04%) Oracle
6 26 (8.18%) NetApp
7 23 (7.23%) HP
8 19 (5.97%) Citrix
9 16 (5.03%) Atlassian
10 14 (4.40%) EMC
11 11 (3.46%) SAP
12 7 (2.20%) Symantec
13 6 (1.89%) Veeam
14 4 (1.26%) McAfee
14 4 (1.26%) Clearswift
14 4 (1.26%) Lotus
15 3 (0.94%) Google
15 3 (0.94%) SonicWALL
16 2 (0.63%) Isilon
16 2 (0.63%) ProCurve
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