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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 173 171 149
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 94 94 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.28% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.33% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 95
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,250 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +14 38 £42,000 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 36 £42,500 +10.38% 8
Bedfordshire +7 14 £35,000 -4.76%
Suffolk -11 4 £33,750 -6.89%
Essex -9 2 £40,000 +20.75%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (53.33%) Windows
2 101 (51.79%) Linux
3 95 (48.72%) VMware
4 76 (38.97%) Active Directory
5 62 (31.79%) Windows Server
6 57 (29.23%) Microsoft
7 56 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (26.67%) DNS
9 41 (21.03%) Firewall
10 40 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (20.00%) SAN
11 39 (20.00%) Unix
12 38 (19.49%) Hyper-V
13 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
14 36 (18.46%) Puppet
15 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
16 32 (16.41%) DevOps
17 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 30 (15.38%) Citrix
17 30 (15.38%) Red Hat
18 29 (14.87%) DHCP
18 29 (14.87%) Bash Shell
19 28 (14.36%) Opscode Chef
20 27 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (13.85%) TCP/IP
20 27 (13.85%) MySQL
21 26 (13.33%) Oracle
21 26 (13.33%) Problem Management
22 25 (12.82%) PowerShell
22 25 (12.82%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.31%) Apache
3 23 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (9.23%) IIS
4 18 (9.23%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 12 (6.15%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.05%) Joomla!
8 4 (2.05%) Moodle
8 4 (2.05%) nginx
8 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.05%) WordPress
9 3 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.03%) LiveLink
10 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Magento
2 2 (1.03%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.54%) Office 365
4 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.03%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.67%) DNS
2 41 (21.03%) Firewall
3 39 (20.00%) SAN
4 29 (14.87%) DHCP
5 27 (13.85%) TCP/IP
6 22 (11.28%) SSL
7 20 (10.26%) VPN
8 17 (8.72%) FTP
8 17 (8.72%) SSH
9 15 (7.69%) LAN
10 14 (7.18%) Network Security
11 13 (6.67%) VoIP
11 13 (6.67%) WAN
12 11 (5.64%) iSCSI
13 10 (5.13%) NAS
14 9 (4.62%) SMTP
15 6 (3.08%) HTTP
15 6 (3.08%) HTTPS
16 5 (2.56%) IPsec
16 5 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.85%) MySQL
3 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.64%) Redis
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.51%) InterBase
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.51%) QlikView
10 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 12 (6.15%) Finance
2 5 (2.56%) Games
3 4 (2.05%) Publishing
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.21%) LAMP
2 15 (7.69%) Middleware
3 12 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (4.62%) Web Services
5 7 (3.59%) .NET
6 4 (2.05%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 4 (2.05%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.03%) Django
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) Java EE
8 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.28%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.77%) Replication
3 17 (8.72%) Clustering
4 10 (5.13%) User Experience
5 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.08%) Physics
6 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.05%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.05%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.54%) Life Science
7 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.54%) NHS
7 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.03%) Biology
8 2 (1.03%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.03%) Statistics
8 2 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 104 (53.33%) Windows
2 101 (51.79%) Linux
3 62 (31.79%) Windows Server
4 40 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (20.00%) Unix
6 27 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (12.31%) Windows 7
8 20 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (7.69%) CentOS
9 15 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.62%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.59%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.05%) Solaris
13 3 (1.54%) Debian
13 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.03%) HPUX
14 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.03%) SUSE
14 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.41%) DevOps
2 26 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 24 (12.31%) ITIL
4 21 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (9.74%) Time Management
6 17 (8.72%) E-Commerce
7 16 (8.21%) Change Management
8 13 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 13 (6.67%) Web Development
9 11 (5.64%) Operations Management
10 10 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.13%) Project Management
11 9 (4.62%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (4.62%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.62%) Network Management
12 8 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.10%) Machine Learning
12 8 (4.10%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.10%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.87%) Bash Shell
2 25 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 25 (12.82%) SQL
3 21 (10.77%) Perl
4 20 (10.26%) Python
5 18 (9.23%) PHP
6 16 (8.21%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.64%) Java
7 11 (5.64%) VBScript
8 5 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.05%) Ruby
10 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) AWK
11 1 (0.51%) C#
11 1 (0.51%) C-shell
11 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.51%) Jython
11 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Degree
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.67%) MCSE
3 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.59%) CCNA
5 5 (2.56%) HNC
5 5 (2.56%) MCITP
6 4 (2.05%) SANS
7 2 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) MCSA
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) GxP
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (38.97%) Active Directory
2 56 (28.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.21%) Sendmail
5 13 (6.67%) vSphere
6 12 (6.15%) Docker
6 12 (6.15%) Postfix
6 12 (6.15%) qmail
7 10 (5.13%) NFS
8 8 (4.10%) iptables
8 8 (4.10%) XenApp
9 5 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.56%) XenServer
10 4 (2.05%) Varnish
10 4 (2.05%) Xen
11 3 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.03%) Samba
12 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (18.46%) Puppet
2 28 (14.36%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.15%) Plesk
4 10 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 10 (5.13%) SCCM
5 7 (3.59%) Nagios
6 4 (2.05%) Cacti
6 4 (2.05%) cPanel
7 3 (1.54%) SCOM
8 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.03%) WSUS
8 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.51%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 95 (48.72%) VMware
2 57 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.38%) Citrix
3 30 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 26 (13.33%) Oracle
5 24 (12.31%) Cisco
6 17 (8.72%) HP
7 14 (7.18%) IBM
8 9 (4.62%) Symantec
9 8 (4.10%) Dell
10 6 (3.08%) NetApp
11 5 (2.56%) Juniper
12 4 (2.05%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.05%) Sage
13 3 (1.54%) EMC
13 3 (1.54%) Isilon
14 2 (1.03%) Google
14 2 (1.03%) OpenText
14 2 (1.03%) Sun
14 2 (1.03%) Teradata
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