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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 145 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 121 132 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 1.87% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.96% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 102 112 162
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £28,500 £25,295
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
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
7290 6738 8754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.30% 95.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 5795 7457
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 +1 69 £42,250 -2.87% 7
Hertfordshire -21 21 £42,500 +37.09% 2
Essex 0 17 £40,000 +6.66%
Suffolk +9 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Bedfordshire -8 4 £27,500 -38.20% 1
Norfolk +6 1 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 215 (80.83%) Linux
2 135 (50.75%) Windows
3 121 (45.49%) UNIX
4 90 (33.83%) VMware
5 87 (32.71%) Firewall
6 85 (31.95%) Red Hat
7 69 (25.94%) Apache
8 66 (24.81%) SQL
9 62 (23.31%) Perl
10 60 (22.56%) DNS
10 60 (22.56%) Microsoft
11 59 (22.18%) Active Directory
11 59 (22.18%) CentOS
12 58 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (20.68%) DHCP
14 52 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (18.42%) Cisco
16 46 (17.29%) Oracle
17 45 (16.92%) Python
18 36 (13.53%) SQL Server
19 35 (13.16%) ITIL
19 35 (13.16%) E-Commerce
19 35 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
20 34 (12.78%) Xen
21 33 (12.41%) SAN
22 32 (12.03%) MySQL
22 32 (12.03%) Finance
23 31 (11.65%) Bash Shell
24 30 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
25 28 (10.53%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 69 (25.94%) Apache
2 24 (9.02%) IIS
3 22 (8.27%) MS Exchange
4 16 (6.02%) CMS
4 16 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.63%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.13%) nginx
10 3 (1.13%) Lync
11 2 (0.75%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Office 365
4 3 (1.13%) SaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.75%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 87 (32.71%) Firewall
2 60 (22.56%) DNS
3 55 (20.68%) DHCP
4 33 (12.41%) SAN
5 22 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 22 (8.27%) HTTP
6 21 (7.89%) VLAN
7 20 (7.52%) LAN
7 20 (7.52%) Internet
8 18 (6.77%) WAN
9 15 (5.64%) VPN
10 12 (4.51%) VoIP
11 7 (2.63%) SSL
11 7 (2.63%) LDAP
11 7 (2.63%) NAS
12 6 (2.26%) Wireless
13 5 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.50%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.50%) Broadband
14 4 (1.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.03%) MySQL
3 23 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (8.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.26%) Big Data
5 4 (1.50%) Text Mining
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.75%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (6.02%) JIRA
1 16 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.13%) Maven
2 3 (1.13%) Subversion
2 3 (1.13%) Ant
2 3 (1.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.75%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
General
1 32 (12.03%) Finance
2 24 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.02%) Games
4 13 (4.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (4.89%) Online Betting
4 13 (4.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.13%) Billing
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.77%) LAMP
2 10 (3.76%) Web Services
3 4 (1.50%) HTML
4 3 (1.13%) WCF
4 3 (1.13%) HTML5
5 2 (0.75%) Google Maps API
5 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.75%) Sass
5 2 (0.75%) Backbone.js
5 2 (0.75%) XML
5 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) JSP
5 2 (0.75%) SOAP
5 2 (0.75%) jQuery
5 2 (0.75%) JSON
6 1 (0.38%) Django
6 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.38%) JAAS
6 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.26%) PKI
1 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.89%) Online Games
3 8 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.26%) Informatics
5 5 (1.88%) Statistics
5 5 (1.88%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.88%) Open Source
6 4 (1.50%) Firmware
6 4 (1.50%) SecurID
6 4 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.13%) Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.75%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) Life Science
9 1 (0.38%) Physics
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) AS400
9 1 (0.38%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 215 (80.83%) Linux
2 135 (50.75%) Windows
3 121 (45.49%) UNIX
4 59 (22.18%) CentOS
5 58 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.02%) Ubuntu
9 14 (5.26%) Debian
10 10 (3.76%) AIX
10 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.63%) VMS
11 7 (2.63%) Android
12 4 (1.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (1.50%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.50%) HPUX
13 3 (1.13%) Solaris
13 3 (1.13%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.16%) ITIL
1 35 (13.16%) E-Commerce
1 35 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (9.77%) DevOps
3 22 (8.27%) Technical Analysis
4 21 (7.89%) Migration
5 19 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.77%) ERP
7 17 (6.39%) Service Delivery
8 13 (4.89%) Data Analysis
9 8 (3.01%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.26%) Data Protection
10 6 (2.26%) Load Balancing
11 5 (1.88%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (1.88%) OO
11 5 (1.88%) OOD
11 5 (1.88%) Memory Management
12 4 (1.50%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (1.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.81%) SQL
2 62 (23.31%) Perl
3 45 (16.92%) Python
4 31 (11.65%) Bash Shell
5 25 (9.40%) Java
6 24 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 19 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 18 (6.77%) T-SQL
9 16 (6.02%) Bourne shell
10 9 (3.38%) C#
11 6 (2.26%) PHP
12 4 (1.50%) Ruby
13 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.38%) Korn
14 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (10.53%) Degree
2 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.77%) RHCE
3 13 (4.89%) OCP
3 13 (4.89%) Oracle Certification
3 13 (4.89%) MCSE
4 8 (3.01%) CCNA
4 8 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.26%) MCSA
6 4 (1.50%) CCNP
7 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.75%) MCP
7 2 (0.75%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.38%) MBCS
8 1 (0.38%) MCTS
8 1 (0.38%) VCP4
8 1 (0.38%) VCAP
8 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (22.18%) Active Directory
2 52 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (12.78%) Xen
4 23 (8.65%) Hyper-V
5 22 (8.27%) VMware ESX
6 18 (6.77%) vSphere
7 15 (5.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (3.01%) NFS
9 7 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.63%) KVM
10 5 (1.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.13%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.13%) XenApp
12 2 (0.75%) pfSense
13 1 (0.38%) Samba
13 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.38%) Varnish
13 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 25 (9.40%) Puppet
2 16 (6.02%) SCCM
2 16 (6.02%) SCOM
3 15 (5.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (5.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.26%) Ansible
6 5 (1.88%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.88%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.50%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.13%) Nagios
8 3 (1.13%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.38%) Munin
10 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 90 (33.83%) VMware
2 85 (31.95%) Red Hat
3 60 (22.56%) Microsoft
4 49 (18.42%) Cisco
5 46 (17.29%) Oracle
6 20 (7.52%) NetApp
6 20 (7.52%) Citrix
7 19 (7.14%) SAP
8 16 (6.02%) Atlassian
9 15 (5.64%) EMC
10 13 (4.89%) HP
11 6 (2.26%) Dell
11 6 (2.26%) Symantec
12 4 (1.50%) McAfee
12 4 (1.50%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.50%) IBM
12 4 (1.50%) Lotus
13 3 (1.13%) Google
13 3 (1.13%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
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