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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 136 143 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 124 164 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 1.90% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.99% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 117 144 151
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
7216 8249 8203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.54% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5923 6837 7129
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 £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -6 51 £36,000 -20.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +6 48 £40,000 - 13
Essex +5 10 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Norfolk - 8 £24,500 -
Bedfordshire +24 6 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Suffolk -19 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 112 (54.11%) Linux
2 90 (43.48%) Windows
3 70 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 58 (28.02%) DNS
5 56 (27.05%) Active Directory
6 51 (24.64%) UNIX
6 51 (24.64%) SQL
7 47 (22.71%) SQL Server
8 45 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 42 (20.29%) VMware
10 41 (19.81%) DHCP
11 38 (18.36%) MS Exchange
12 37 (17.87%) Python
12 37 (17.87%) Red Hat
12 37 (17.87%) Firewall
13 36 (17.39%) MS Excel
13 36 (17.39%) MySQL
13 36 (17.39%) CentOS
14 34 (16.43%) Perl
15 30 (14.49%) Oracle
15 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (14.01%) Cisco
17 28 (13.53%) Apache
17 28 (13.53%) Tomcat
17 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
18 27 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (13.04%) Degree
19 26 (12.56%) HTTP
20 25 (12.08%) FTP
21 23 (11.11%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 38 (18.36%) MS Exchange
2 28 (13.53%) Apache
2 28 (13.53%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.76%) CMS
3 14 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 12 (5.80%) IIS
5 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.93%) JBoss
7 3 (1.45%) WordPress
7 3 (1.45%) nginx
7 3 (1.45%) Moodle
7 3 (1.45%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.97%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
Applications
1 36 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.80%) MS Office
3 3 (1.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Agresso
2 3 (1.45%) Magento
3 2 (0.97%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.97%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.48%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.02%) DNS
2 45 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 41 (19.81%) DHCP
4 37 (17.87%) Firewall
5 26 (12.56%) HTTP
6 25 (12.08%) FTP
7 22 (10.63%) Internet
8 21 (10.14%) SAN
9 18 (8.70%) WAN
9 18 (8.70%) LAN
10 17 (8.21%) VPN
11 14 (6.76%) NAS
12 13 (6.28%) Network Security
12 13 (6.28%) SSL
13 11 (5.31%) SSH
14 10 (4.83%) SMTP
15 6 (2.90%) LDAP
15 6 (2.90%) SNMP
16 5 (2.42%) Wireless
16 5 (2.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.39%) MySQL
3 14 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (4.83%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.38%) Big Data
5 7 (3.38%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.93%) QlikView
8 3 (1.45%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
General
1 22 (10.63%) Telecoms
1 22 (10.63%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Games
3 12 (5.80%) Online Betting
4 10 (4.83%) Electronics
5 7 (3.38%) Publishing
6 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.90%) Back Office
7 5 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.45%) Advertising
8 3 (1.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.97%) Billing
9 2 (0.97%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.18%) Web Services
2 11 (5.31%) HTML
2 11 (5.31%) CSS
3 10 (4.83%) LAMP
4 4 (1.93%) .NET
5 3 (1.45%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (0.97%) Django
6 2 (0.97%) jQuery
6 2 (0.97%) RESTful
6 2 (0.97%) HTML5
6 2 (0.97%) CSS3
7 1 (0.48%) FastCGI
7 1 (0.48%) J2EE
7 1 (0.48%) JDBC
7 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.80%) Online Games
3 9 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.38%) Clustering
4 7 (3.38%) Telematics
5 6 (2.90%) Learning Management System
5 6 (2.90%) FMCG
5 6 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.90%) Open Source
5 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.42%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.93%) Informatics
7 4 (1.93%) Replication
8 2 (0.97%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.97%) Physics
8 2 (0.97%) Life Science
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.11%) Linux
2 90 (43.48%) Windows
3 51 (24.64%) UNIX
4 36 (17.39%) CentOS
5 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (7.73%) Windows 7
8 15 (7.25%) Debian
9 13 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (5.80%) Ubuntu
10 12 (5.80%) Windows XP
11 11 (5.31%) Solaris
11 11 (5.31%) Windows Vista
12 7 (3.38%) AIX
13 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.97%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.97%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.11%) ITIL
2 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
3 15 (7.25%) Service Delivery
4 12 (5.80%) CRM
4 12 (5.80%) Load Balancing
5 11 (5.31%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.31%) Project Management
6 10 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.86%) ERP
8 8 (3.86%) Server Monitoring
9 7 (3.38%) DevOps
9 7 (3.38%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (2.90%) Content Management
10 6 (2.90%) Scrum
10 6 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.64%) SQL
2 37 (17.87%) Python
3 34 (16.43%) Perl
4 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
5 19 (9.18%) Java
6 15 (7.25%) PHP
6 15 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.28%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.86%) C
8 8 (3.86%) VBScript
9 7 (3.38%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.93%) VB
11 2 (0.97%) R
12 1 (0.48%) Ruby
12 1 (0.48%) C++
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (13.04%) Degree
2 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.83%) MCP
5 9 (4.35%) MCSE
6 7 (3.38%) MCITP
7 6 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.42%) MCSA
9 4 (1.93%) Postgraduate
9 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.45%) LPIC
10 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.45%) RHCE
11 2 (0.97%) CCNA
11 2 (0.97%) MCTS
12 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.48%) CCENT
12 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 56 (27.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.38%) Xen
5 6 (2.90%) iptables
6 5 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.42%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.93%) KVM
8 3 (1.45%) vSphere
8 3 (1.45%) Varnish
8 3 (1.45%) XenApp
8 3 (1.45%) Snort
8 3 (1.45%) NFS
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.97%) Postfix
9 2 (0.97%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.97%) Ceph
10 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.73%) Puppet
2 15 (7.25%) SCCM
3 10 (4.83%) SCOM
4 8 (3.86%) Nagios
5 7 (3.38%) Ansible
6 6 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.42%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.93%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.93%) cPanel
9 3 (1.45%) WSUS
9 3 (1.45%) Cacti
10 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.97%) Salt
10 2 (0.97%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.48%) Munin
11 1 (0.48%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.29%) VMware
3 37 (17.87%) Red Hat
4 30 (14.49%) Oracle
5 29 (14.01%) Cisco
6 21 (10.14%) Citrix
7 13 (6.28%) NetApp
8 10 (4.83%) HP
9 9 (4.35%) Google
10 8 (3.86%) Symantec
11 6 (2.90%) IBM
11 6 (2.90%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.93%) EMC
12 4 (1.93%) Epicor
12 4 (1.93%) Juniper
12 4 (1.93%) Mitel
12 4 (1.93%) Isilon
13 3 (1.45%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (1.45%) Websense
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
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Salary: Market related
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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