The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 184 166 163
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 57 102 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.41% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.47% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 46 94 95
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
5979 6946 7465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.14% 96.03% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4974 5902 6067
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hertfordshire -9 22 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Essex +3 4 £38,125 -13.35% 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Suffolk -9 1 £52,500 +61.53%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 63 (48.84%) Linux
2 43 (33.33%) Windows
3 41 (31.78%) VMware
4 33 (25.58%) Windows Server
5 30 (23.26%) Python
5 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 30 (23.26%) Finance
6 28 (21.71%) SQL
7 27 (20.93%) Apache
7 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (20.16%) Perl
9 25 (19.38%) Firewall
10 24 (18.60%) Active Directory
11 23 (17.83%) DevOps
12 21 (16.28%) Bash Shell
13 20 (15.50%) CentOS
13 20 (15.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (15.50%) Red Hat
14 19 (14.73%) SAN
14 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
14 19 (14.73%) Unix
15 18 (13.95%) Puppet
16 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
17 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
17 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
17 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
17 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (10.85%) Ubuntu
17 14 (10.85%) Degree
17 14 (10.85%) LAMP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (20.93%) Apache
2 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) nginx
3 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.65%) IIS
6 5 (3.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.55%) Drupal
9 2 (1.55%) WordPress
10 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.78%) JBoss
10 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Office
2 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.08%) Office 365
3 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Force.com
5 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) Firewall
2 19 (14.73%) SAN
3 11 (8.53%) LDAP
4 10 (7.75%) Internet
4 10 (7.75%) iSCSI
5 9 (6.98%) DNS
6 8 (6.20%) DHCP
6 8 (6.20%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.65%) SSL
9 5 (3.88%) NAS
9 5 (3.88%) Network Security
9 5 (3.88%) WPA
10 4 (3.10%) IMAP
10 4 (3.10%) LAN
10 4 (3.10%) SMTP
10 4 (3.10%) VLAN
11 3 (2.33%) FTP
11 3 (2.33%) VoIP
11 3 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) MySQL
3 11 (8.53%) QlikView
3 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.20%) Big Data
5 6 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.55%) GIS
8 2 (1.55%) MS Access
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.43%) JIRA
1 7 (5.43%) Subversion
2 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) GitLab
4 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.65%) Law
4 5 (3.88%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) LAMP
2 11 (8.53%) XML
3 7 (5.43%) .NET
3 7 (5.43%) JSON
3 7 (5.43%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (4.65%) SAML
5 5 (3.88%) Buildbot
5 5 (3.88%) Web Services
6 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.10%) ELK Stack
6 4 (3.10%) REST
6 4 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.33%) JMS
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.55%) HTML
8 2 (1.55%) OpenVZ
9 1 (0.78%) CSS
9 1 (0.78%) Mason
9 1 (0.78%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.78%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) Biology
4 5 (3.88%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.10%) Clustering
5 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.33%) Physics
6 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) Replication
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) LPAR
8 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.84%) Linux
2 43 (33.33%) Windows
3 33 (25.58%) Windows Server
4 20 (15.50%) CentOS
4 20 (15.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (14.73%) Unix
6 14 (10.85%) Ubuntu
6 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.65%) Debian
9 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.10%) AIX
10 4 (3.10%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.33%) VMS
12 2 (1.55%) HPUX
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.78%) Solaris
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.83%) DevOps
2 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
2 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.30%) Data Management
4 12 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.20%) ITIL
6 7 (5.43%) High Availability
6 7 (5.43%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.65%) Open Source
7 6 (4.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (3.88%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (3.88%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.10%) CRM
9 4 (3.10%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.10%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.10%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.26%) Python
2 28 (21.71%) SQL
3 26 (20.16%) Perl
4 21 (16.28%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.53%) VBA
6 9 (6.98%) Ruby
7 8 (6.20%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.65%) PHP
8 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.88%) C
9 5 (3.88%) Java
10 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.33%) C#
11 3 (2.33%) VBScript
12 2 (1.55%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.78%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.78%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) CCNA
2 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) CCNP
4 3 (2.33%) MCSE
4 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCAA
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCDST
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) MCTS
6 1 (0.78%) MOS
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.08%) NFS
4 10 (7.75%) Samba
5 9 (6.98%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.65%) Shibboleth
7 4 (3.10%) Sendmail
7 4 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.33%) Corosync
8 3 (2.33%) Docker
8 3 (2.33%) Postfix
8 3 (2.33%) PowerHA
8 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.33%) vSphere
9 2 (1.55%) GPFS
9 2 (1.55%) PanFS
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.78%) iptables
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) Puppet
2 10 (7.75%) Ansible
2 10 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.98%) Nagios
4 6 (4.65%) SCCM
5 5 (3.88%) Ganglia
5 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (3.88%) SCOM
6 4 (3.10%) Kibana
6 4 (3.10%) logstash
6 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (3.10%) SCDPM
7 3 (2.33%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.33%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.55%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.55%) Linux-HA
8 2 (1.55%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) VMware
2 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.98%) NetApp
5 8 (6.20%) HP
6 5 (3.88%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.88%) Cisco
6 5 (3.88%) Citrix
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle
6 5 (3.88%) Sun
7 4 (3.10%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.33%) Becrypt
8 3 (2.33%) ESRI
8 3 (2.33%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.55%) Brocade
9 2 (1.55%) Dell
9 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.55%) Sage
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago