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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 154 136 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 118 157 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 1.99% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.08% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 104 137 135
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,825 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
6975 7550 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.57% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5653 6252 6942
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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 March 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 +1 52 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 48 £40,000 - 9
Essex -6 8 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Bedfordshire +14 4 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Norfolk - 4 £24,500 -
Suffolk -25 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 111 (56.92%) Linux
2 85 (43.59%) Windows
3 59 (30.26%) Microsoft
4 54 (27.69%) Active Directory
4 54 (27.69%) UNIX
5 49 (25.13%) DNS
6 43 (22.05%) Firewall
7 42 (21.54%) VMware
8 41 (21.03%) SQL
9 39 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 37 (18.97%) Python
11 36 (18.46%) DHCP
12 35 (17.95%) TCP/IP
13 33 (16.92%) MySQL
13 33 (16.92%) Perl
14 32 (16.41%) MS Exchange
14 32 (16.41%) Red Hat
15 31 (15.90%) MS Excel
15 31 (15.90%) CentOS
16 28 (14.36%) Oracle
16 28 (14.36%) Cisco
17 27 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (13.33%) Bash Shell
18 26 (13.33%) Degree
19 25 (12.82%) Tomcat
20 24 (12.31%) Apache
21 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (11.28%) Finance
23 21 (10.77%) SAN
23 21 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 24 (12.31%) Apache
4 15 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.64%) CMS
7 10 (5.13%) IIS
8 9 (4.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.05%) JBoss
11 3 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.54%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.54%) WordPress
11 3 (1.54%) nginx
11 3 (1.54%) Moodle
12 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
12 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.03%) iPlanet
Applications
1 31 (15.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (1.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Agresso
2 3 (1.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.13%) DNS
2 43 (22.05%) Firewall
3 36 (18.46%) DHCP
4 35 (17.95%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.77%) SAN
6 20 (10.26%) Internet
6 20 (10.26%) HTTP
7 17 (8.72%) FTP
8 14 (7.18%) LAN
8 14 (7.18%) WAN
8 14 (7.18%) Network Security
8 14 (7.18%) NAS
9 12 (6.15%) VPN
10 10 (5.13%) SMTP
11 8 (4.10%) SSL
11 8 (4.10%) SSH
12 7 (3.59%) LDAP
13 6 (3.08%) VoIP
13 6 (3.08%) SNMP
14 5 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.92%) MySQL
3 10 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.62%) Big Data
5 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.05%) Text Mining
8 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.05%) QlikView
9 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) DB2
General
1 22 (11.28%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.13%) Games
4 9 (4.62%) Online Betting
5 8 (4.10%) Electronics
6 7 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.59%) Publishing
7 6 (3.08%) Back Office
7 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.54%) Advertising
8 3 (1.54%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Retail
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) Web Services
2 10 (5.13%) LAMP
3 6 (3.08%) HTML
3 6 (3.08%) CSS
4 4 (2.05%) .NET
5 3 (1.54%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (1.03%) Django
6 2 (1.03%) jQuery
6 2 (1.03%) RESTful
6 2 (1.03%) HTML5
6 2 (1.03%) CSS3
7 1 (0.51%) FastCGI
7 1 (0.51%) J2EE
7 1 (0.51%) JDBC
7 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.62%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.62%) Online Games
4 7 (3.59%) Clustering
5 6 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.08%) Learning Management System
6 5 (2.56%) Open Source
6 5 (2.56%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.56%) Replication
6 5 (2.56%) Telematics
7 4 (2.05%) Informatics
8 3 (1.54%) FMCG
9 2 (1.03%) Physics
9 2 (1.03%) Life Science
9 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 111 (56.92%) Linux
2 85 (43.59%) Windows
3 54 (27.69%) UNIX
4 31 (15.90%) CentOS
5 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (8.72%) Debian
8 16 (8.21%) Windows 7
9 14 (7.18%) Ubuntu
10 12 (6.15%) Windows XP
11 11 (5.64%) Solaris
11 11 (5.64%) Windows Vista
11 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.08%) AIX
13 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.03%) FreeBSD
14 2 (1.03%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.74%) ITIL
2 15 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 12 (6.15%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.64%) CRM
4 11 (5.64%) Load Balancing
5 10 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.59%) ERP
8 6 (3.08%) Scrum
8 6 (3.08%) Content Management
8 6 (3.08%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (2.56%) DevOps
9 5 (2.56%) Analytics
9 5 (2.56%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.56%) Project Management
10 4 (2.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.03%) SQL
2 37 (18.97%) Python
3 33 (16.92%) Perl
4 26 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 16 (8.21%) Java
6 14 (7.18%) PHP
7 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.10%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.10%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.08%) C
10 3 (1.54%) C#
10 3 (1.54%) VBScript
11 2 (1.03%) VB
11 2 (1.03%) R
12 1 (0.51%) Ruby
12 1 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.33%) Degree
2 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.10%) MCSE
4 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.08%) MCP
5 6 (3.08%) MCITP
5 6 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.56%) MCSA
7 4 (2.05%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.03%) RHCE
10 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) CCENT
10 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.51%) LPIC
10 1 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 54 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.13%) Xen
4 9 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.62%) iptables
5 5 (2.56%) Sendmail
5 5 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.54%) Varnish
7 3 (1.54%) XenApp
7 3 (1.54%) Snort
7 3 (1.54%) NFS
7 3 (1.54%) KVM
8 2 (1.03%) Ceph
8 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.03%) Postfix
8 2 (1.03%) vSphere
8 2 (1.03%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Puppet
2 14 (7.18%) SCCM
3 10 (5.13%) SCOM
4 8 (4.10%) Nagios
5 7 (3.59%) Ansible
6 6 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.05%) ARCserve
8 4 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.05%) cPanel
9 3 (1.54%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.54%) WSUS
9 3 (1.54%) Cacti
10 2 (1.03%) Munin
10 2 (1.03%) Salt
10 2 (1.03%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 42 (21.54%) VMware
3 32 (16.41%) Red Hat
4 28 (14.36%) Oracle
4 28 (14.36%) Cisco
5 18 (9.23%) Citrix
6 11 (5.64%) NetApp
7 10 (5.13%) HP
8 9 (4.62%) Symantec
9 7 (3.59%) Google
10 5 (2.56%) EMC
11 4 (2.05%) Epicor
11 4 (2.05%) Juniper
11 4 (2.05%) IBM
11 4 (2.05%) Isilon
11 4 (2.05%) Mitel
12 3 (1.54%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.54%) Dell
13 2 (1.03%) Sun
13 2 (1.03%) SAP
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