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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 186 132 127
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 77 121 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.71% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.77% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 68 103 173
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
7513 6823 8785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.74% 96.32% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6164 5621 7578
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 -3 48 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Hertfordshire -32 14 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Essex -22 8 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Bedfordshire +2 5 £37,500 -15.73%
Suffolk -2 2 £23,000 -29.23%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 179 (79.56%) Linux
2 115 (51.11%) Windows
3 96 (42.67%) UNIX
4 80 (35.56%) Firewall
5 78 (34.67%) VMware
6 64 (28.44%) Active Directory
6 64 (28.44%) Red Hat
7 63 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 53 (23.56%) SQL
9 51 (22.67%) Perl
10 50 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (21.33%) DNS
12 47 (20.89%) Python
13 43 (19.11%) DHCP
14 41 (18.22%) Apache
14 41 (18.22%) Oracle
15 40 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (16.89%) CentOS
16 38 (16.89%) Cisco
17 34 (15.11%) Performance Tuning
18 30 (13.33%) Xen
18 30 (13.33%) Degree
19 28 (12.44%) ITIL
20 26 (11.56%) SAN
21 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 25 (11.11%) Bash Shell
21 25 (11.11%) Puppet
22 24 (10.67%) Oracle Database
23 22 (9.78%) DevOps
24 21 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 41 (18.22%) Apache
2 16 (7.11%) IIS
3 15 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.78%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.78%) CMS
9 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) Lync
10 2 (0.89%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (35.56%) Firewall
2 48 (21.33%) DNS
3 43 (19.11%) DHCP
4 26 (11.56%) SAN
5 21 (9.33%) LAN
6 20 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 19 (8.44%) WAN
8 12 (5.33%) VPN
8 12 (5.33%) VLAN
8 12 (5.33%) NAS
9 11 (4.89%) Internet
9 11 (4.89%) HTTP
9 11 (4.89%) Network Security
10 10 (4.44%) VoIP
11 7 (3.11%) FTP
12 5 (2.22%) SSL
12 5 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.78%) SSH
13 4 (1.78%) LDAP
13 4 (1.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 19 (8.44%) MySQL
4 12 (5.33%) Big Data
5 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.11%) Text Mining
6 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.89%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) JIRA
1 11 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.89%) Ant
3 2 (0.89%) JUnit
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 20 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
1 20 (8.89%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.56%) Marketing
4 5 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.78%) Games
5 4 (1.78%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) LAMP
2 5 (2.22%) Web Services
3 4 (1.78%) HTML
3 4 (1.78%) CSS
4 3 (1.33%) HTML5
4 3 (1.33%) WCF
4 3 (1.33%) Django
5 2 (0.89%) jQuery
5 2 (0.89%) Google Maps API
5 2 (0.89%) JSON
5 2 (0.89%) XML
5 2 (0.89%) Backbone.js
5 2 (0.89%) Sass
5 2 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.89%) JSP
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.44%) JDBC
6 1 (0.44%) .NET
6 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.56%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.78%) PKI
4 11 (4.89%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.56%) Informatics
6 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.67%) Open Source
8 5 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.22%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.22%) Statistics
9 4 (1.78%) SecurID
9 4 (1.78%) Online Games
10 3 (1.33%) Life Science
10 3 (1.33%) Physics
10 3 (1.33%) Clustering
11 2 (0.89%) DTV
11 2 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.44%) HP Superdome
12 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 179 (79.56%) Linux
2 115 (51.11%) Windows
3 96 (42.67%) UNIX
4 50 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (16.89%) CentOS
6 21 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.78%) Debian
8 13 (5.78%) AIX
9 12 (5.33%) Ubuntu
10 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.78%) Android
11 4 (1.78%) HPUX
11 4 (1.78%) Solaris
11 4 (1.78%) VMS
11 4 (1.78%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (1.78%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.33%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.11%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (12.44%) ITIL
3 22 (9.78%) DevOps
4 18 (8.00%) ERP
4 18 (8.00%) Migration
5 17 (7.56%) E-Commerce
5 17 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (5.78%) Data Analysis
6 13 (5.78%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (4.89%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.00%) Analytics
9 5 (2.22%) Memory Management
9 5 (2.22%) OO
9 5 (2.22%) CRM
9 5 (2.22%) OOD
9 5 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.22%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.22%) Web Development
9 5 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.56%) SQL
2 51 (22.67%) Perl
3 47 (20.89%) Python
4 25 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 18 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.56%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.22%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.78%) C#
9 12 (5.33%) Bourne shell
10 11 (4.89%) PHP
11 9 (4.00%) Java
12 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.78%) Ruby
13 1 (0.44%) Korn
13 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) R
13 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (13.33%) Degree
2 18 (8.00%) RHCE
3 14 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.78%) OCP
4 13 (5.78%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (4.89%) MCSE
6 6 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.22%) Postgraduate
8 4 (1.78%) MCSA
9 3 (1.33%) CCNA
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.33%) MCITP
10 2 (0.89%) MCTS
11 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) MBCS
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.44%) VCP4
11 1 (0.44%) VCAP
11 1 (0.44%) VCP5
11 1 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 64 (28.44%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.33%) Xen
4 20 (8.89%) VMware ESX
5 18 (8.00%) vSphere
6 15 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (4.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.33%) Snort
9 3 (1.33%) Firmware
9 3 (1.33%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.33%) XenApp
9 3 (1.33%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.33%) KVM
9 3 (1.33%) Ceph
9 3 (1.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.89%) pfSense
11 1 (0.44%) Varnish
11 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (11.11%) Puppet
2 15 (6.67%) SCOM
2 15 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (5.33%) SCCM
4 8 (3.56%) Ansible
5 5 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.78%) Nagios
6 4 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.33%) Munin
8 2 (0.89%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 78 (34.67%) VMware
2 64 (28.44%) Red Hat
3 63 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (18.22%) Oracle
5 38 (16.89%) Cisco
6 19 (8.44%) EMC
6 19 (8.44%) SAP
7 18 (8.00%) Citrix
8 13 (5.78%) NetApp
9 11 (4.89%) HP
9 11 (4.89%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.67%) Symantec
10 6 (2.67%) Dell
11 5 (2.22%) IBM
12 4 (1.78%) Lotus
12 4 (1.78%) McAfee
12 4 (1.78%) Clearswift
13 3 (1.33%) Isilon
13 3 (1.33%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.89%) Vertica
East Anglia
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Radlett, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Costello Medical
Salary: £25-£30,000 (Negotiable according to experience and qualifications)
Posted: 21 days ago