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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 154 137 127
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 108 127 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.48% 1.80% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.88% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 110 135
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
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 £57,500 £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 February 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 February 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
Cambridgeshire +7 47 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Hertfordshire -10 46 £35,500 -11.25% 7
Essex -13 9 £32,000 -17.94% 2
Bedfordshire +3 2 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Suffolk -17 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 103 (56.59%) Linux
2 81 (44.51%) Windows
3 55 (30.22%) Microsoft
4 52 (28.57%) UNIX
5 51 (28.02%) Active Directory
6 42 (23.08%) Firewall
6 42 (23.08%) DNS
7 37 (20.33%) SQL
8 35 (19.23%) VMware
9 34 (18.68%) Python
10 33 (18.13%) DHCP
11 31 (17.03%) MS Excel
11 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
12 29 (15.93%) MS Exchange
13 28 (15.38%) Oracle
14 26 (14.29%) Cisco
14 26 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 26 (14.29%) Degree
15 25 (13.74%) TCP/IP
15 25 (13.74%) CentOS
16 24 (13.19%) Perl
16 24 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (12.09%) Finance
17 22 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (11.54%) Tomcat
19 20 (10.99%) MySQL
19 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (9.89%) ITIL
20 18 (9.89%) Apache
20 18 (9.89%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.89%) Apache
4 16 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.49%) CMS
7 8 (4.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (3.85%) IIS
9 5 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.10%) Lync
11 2 (1.10%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.10%) JBoss
12 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (17.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) Windchill
4 1 (0.55%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Agresso
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Maximo
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (23.08%) DNS
1 42 (23.08%) Firewall
2 33 (18.13%) DHCP
3 25 (13.74%) TCP/IP
4 17 (9.34%) HTTP
4 17 (9.34%) Internet
5 16 (8.79%) NAS
5 16 (8.79%) SAN
6 14 (7.69%) Network Security
7 11 (6.04%) FTP
8 10 (5.49%) LAN
8 10 (5.49%) WAN
9 9 (4.95%) VoIP
10 8 (4.40%) SMTP
10 8 (4.40%) VPN
11 6 (3.30%) SNMP
12 5 (2.75%) LDAP
12 5 (2.75%) Wireless
12 5 (2.75%) SSH
13 4 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.99%) MySQL
3 10 (5.49%) Big Data
3 10 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.75%) Text Mining
7 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.20%) QlikView
8 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.55%) DB2
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
General
1 22 (12.09%) Finance
2 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.95%) Games
4 8 (4.40%) Online Betting
4 8 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.30%) Back Office
5 6 (3.30%) Electronics
5 6 (3.30%) Publishing
6 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.10%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) Web Services
2 8 (4.40%) LAMP
3 4 (2.20%) Django
4 3 (1.65%) HTML
4 3 (1.65%) .NET
4 3 (1.65%) CSS
5 2 (1.10%) jQuery
5 2 (1.10%) RESTful
5 2 (1.10%) HTML5
5 2 (1.10%) CSS3
6 1 (0.55%) FastCGI
6 1 (0.55%) JDBC
6 1 (0.55%) J2EE
6 1 (0.55%) Middleware
6 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.04%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.04%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.40%) Online Games
4 7 (3.85%) Open Source
5 6 (3.30%) Learning Management System
5 6 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.75%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.20%) Informatics
7 4 (2.20%) Physics
7 4 (2.20%) Clustering
7 4 (2.20%) Telematics
8 2 (1.10%) Life Science
8 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.10%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) AS400
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 103 (56.59%) Linux
2 81 (44.51%) Windows
3 52 (28.57%) UNIX
4 25 (13.74%) CentOS
5 22 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (9.34%) Debian
8 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
9 14 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 11 (6.04%) Windows XP
11 10 (5.49%) Windows Vista
11 10 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (4.95%) Solaris
12 9 (4.95%) AIX
13 4 (2.20%) FreeBSD
13 4 (2.20%) OpenBSD
13 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.89%) ITIL
2 13 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (4.95%) Service Delivery
4 9 (4.95%) CRM
4 9 (4.95%) E-Commerce
5 8 (4.40%) ERP
5 8 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (4.40%) DevOps
6 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.30%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.30%) Scrum
7 6 (3.30%) Content Management
7 6 (3.30%) Server Monitoring
7 6 (3.30%) Analytics
8 5 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.20%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.33%) SQL
2 34 (18.68%) Python
3 24 (13.19%) Perl
4 17 (9.34%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.14%) Java
6 8 (4.40%) PHP
7 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.75%) C
8 5 (2.75%) C#
9 2 (1.10%) R
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.95%) VCP4
5 8 (4.40%) MCSE
6 7 (3.85%) MCSA
6 7 (3.85%) MCITP
6 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.20%) MCP
8 4 (2.20%) Postgraduate
9 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) MCTS
11 1 (0.55%) MBCS
11 1 (0.55%) VCAP
11 1 (0.55%) VCP5
11 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.55%) RHCE
11 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 51 (28.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.95%) Xen
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.20%) KVM
4 4 (2.20%) Ceph
4 4 (2.20%) NFS
5 3 (1.65%) Sendmail
5 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.65%) Snort
6 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.10%) Samba
6 2 (1.10%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) Varnish
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (8.79%) Puppet
2 12 (6.59%) SCCM
3 11 (6.04%) SCOM
4 7 (3.85%) Ansible
5 5 (2.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.75%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.20%) Nagios
6 4 (2.20%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.65%) Munin
7 3 (1.65%) WSUS
8 2 (1.10%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.10%) Salt
9 1 (0.55%) cPanel
9 1 (0.55%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (19.23%) VMware
3 28 (15.38%) Oracle
4 26 (14.29%) Cisco
4 26 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 18 (9.89%) Citrix
6 8 (4.40%) HP
7 7 (3.85%) NetApp
7 7 (3.85%) Symantec
8 6 (3.30%) Google
9 5 (2.75%) IBM
9 5 (2.75%) EMC
10 4 (2.20%) Epicor
10 4 (2.20%) Mitel
10 4 (2.20%) Isilon
11 3 (1.65%) Juniper
11 3 (1.65%) Dell
12 2 (1.10%) Sun
12 2 (1.10%) SAP
12 2 (1.10%) CommVault
Braintree, Essex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21,747 - 26,556 per year
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + healthcare + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Venturi
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Questor Resourcing
Salary: circa £45k + good benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Babraham Institute
Salary: From £24,794 to £26,039 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago