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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 187 148 123
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 79 97 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 1.41% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.47% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 78 180
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
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
7563 6612 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.68% 96.43% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6203 5330 7505
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +2 52 £38,000 +25.61% 6
Hertfordshire -36 12 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Essex -25 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire +2 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Suffolk +1 2 £23,000 -25.20%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 146 (73.00%) Linux
2 102 (51.00%) Windows
3 73 (36.50%) UNIX
4 65 (32.50%) Firewall
5 64 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 63 (31.50%) VMware
7 59 (29.50%) Microsoft
8 53 (26.50%) SQL
9 52 (26.00%) Red Hat
10 50 (25.00%) DNS
11 45 (22.50%) Python
12 44 (22.00%) DHCP
13 43 (21.50%) Perl
14 39 (19.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 36 (18.00%) Oracle
16 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.00%) CentOS
18 30 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
19 29 (14.50%) Degree
19 29 (14.50%) Cisco
20 28 (14.00%) Apache
21 27 (13.50%) SAN
22 26 (13.00%) Puppet
22 26 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
24 22 (11.00%) LAN
24 22 (11.00%) WAN
25 21 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
25 21 (10.50%) Bash Shell
26 20 (10.00%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (14.00%) Apache
2 17 (8.50%) IIS
3 16 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.00%) iPlanet
8 4 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.50%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.50%) Lync
10 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.00%) CMS
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.50%) Site Server
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.50%) Agresso
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (32.50%) Firewall
2 50 (25.00%) DNS
3 44 (22.00%) DHCP
4 27 (13.50%) SAN
5 24 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 22 (11.00%) LAN
6 22 (11.00%) WAN
7 16 (8.00%) Network Security
8 14 (7.00%) NAS
8 14 (7.00%) VPN
9 13 (6.50%) Internet
10 10 (5.00%) HTTP
10 10 (5.00%) VoIP
11 9 (4.50%) VLAN
12 8 (4.00%) FTP
13 6 (3.00%) Wireless
14 5 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.50%) LDAP
14 5 (2.50%) SMTP
14 5 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.50%) MySQL
4 13 (6.50%) Big Data
5 8 (4.00%) Text Mining
5 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.00%) QlikView
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.00%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (2.50%) JIRA
1 5 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.00%) Ant
3 2 (1.00%) JUnit
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
3 2 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 18 (9.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 18 (9.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.50%) Electronics
4 5 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) LAMP
2 9 (4.50%) Web Services
3 5 (2.50%) HTML
3 5 (2.50%) CSS
4 4 (2.00%) Django
4 4 (2.00%) HTML5
5 3 (1.50%) WCF
6 2 (1.00%) JSP
6 2 (1.00%) JSON
6 2 (1.00%) jQuery
6 2 (1.00%) Google Maps API
6 2 (1.00%) RESTful
6 2 (1.00%) XML
6 2 (1.00%) CSS3
6 2 (1.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.00%) Sass
6 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.50%) Middleware
7 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.50%) Mathematics
2 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.00%) PKI
4 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.50%) Open Source
6 5 (2.50%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.50%) Clustering
7 4 (2.00%) SecurID
7 4 (2.00%) Informatics
7 4 (2.00%) Physics
8 3 (1.50%) Life Science
9 2 (1.00%) Online Games
9 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.00%) DTV
9 2 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 146 (73.00%) Linux
2 102 (51.00%) Windows
3 73 (36.50%) UNIX
4 39 (19.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (16.00%) CentOS
6 21 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (8.00%) Ubuntu
9 15 (7.50%) Debian
10 13 (6.50%) AIX
11 10 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.00%) Solaris
13 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
14 4 (2.00%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (2.00%) Windows Phone
14 4 (2.00%) FreeBSD
14 4 (2.00%) VMS
14 4 (2.00%) OpenBSD
14 4 (2.00%) Android
15 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (10.00%) ITIL
3 17 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (8.50%) DevOps
4 15 (7.50%) ERP
4 15 (7.50%) Migration
5 11 (5.50%) E-Commerce
5 11 (5.50%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 9 (4.50%) Analytics
8 8 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (3.00%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.50%) Web Development
11 4 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.00%) CRM
12 3 (1.50%) Service Delivery
12 3 (1.50%) Data Security
12 3 (1.50%) Content Management
12 3 (1.50%) Information Management
12 3 (1.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.50%) SQL
2 45 (22.50%) Python
3 43 (21.50%) Perl
4 21 (10.50%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.00%) Shell Script
7 13 (6.50%) C#
8 10 (5.00%) PHP
9 9 (4.50%) Bourne shell
10 8 (4.00%) Java
11 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.00%) Ruby
13 2 (1.00%) R
14 1 (0.50%) C
14 1 (0.50%) Korn
14 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (14.50%) Degree
2 15 (7.50%) RHCE
3 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.50%) MCSE
5 10 (5.00%) OCP
5 10 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (3.00%) Postgraduate
6 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.00%) MCSA
8 3 (1.50%) MCITP
9 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.00%) CCNA
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.00%) MCTS
10 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) CCNP
10 1 (0.50%) MCP
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.50%) MBCS
10 1 (0.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 64 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.00%) Xen
4 17 (8.50%) VMware ESX
5 15 (7.50%) vSphere
6 11 (5.50%) Hyper-V
6 11 (5.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (2.50%) Sendmail
7 5 (2.50%) NFS
8 4 (2.00%) KVM
8 4 (2.00%) Ceph
9 3 (1.50%) XenApp
9 3 (1.50%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.50%) Snort
9 3 (1.50%) Firmware
10 2 (1.00%) pfSense
11 1 (0.50%) Varnish
11 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.00%) Puppet
2 12 (6.00%) SCOM
3 11 (5.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (5.00%) SCCM
5 9 (4.50%) Ansible
6 5 (2.50%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.00%) Nagios
7 4 (2.00%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.00%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.50%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.50%) Munin
9 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (31.50%) VMware
2 59 (29.50%) Microsoft
3 52 (26.00%) Red Hat
4 36 (18.00%) Oracle
5 29 (14.50%) Cisco
6 18 (9.00%) Citrix
7 16 (8.00%) EMC
8 15 (7.50%) SAP
8 15 (7.50%) HP
9 9 (4.50%) NetApp
10 8 (4.00%) Dell
11 7 (3.50%) IBM
12 6 (3.00%) Symantec
13 5 (2.50%) Mitel
13 5 (2.50%) Google
13 5 (2.50%) Atlassian
14 4 (2.00%) Isilon
14 4 (2.00%) Vertica
14 4 (2.00%) McAfee
14 4 (2.00%) Clearswift
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