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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 171 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 92 139 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 1.98% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.07% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 77 120 174
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,859
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
7354 6721 8904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.36% 95.80% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5983 5652 7604
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 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -15 60 £41,000 +9.33% 9
Hertfordshire -26 16 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Suffolk +7 8 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Essex -22 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Norfolk +14 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 198 (80.82%) Linux
2 124 (50.61%) Windows
3 109 (44.49%) UNIX
4 88 (35.92%) VMware
5 84 (34.29%) Firewall
6 73 (29.80%) Red Hat
7 63 (25.71%) Active Directory
8 60 (24.49%) Microsoft
9 58 (23.67%) Perl
10 56 (22.86%) Apache
11 55 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (21.63%) SQL
13 50 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (19.59%) DNS
15 47 (19.18%) Python
15 47 (19.18%) CentOS
16 44 (17.96%) DHCP
16 44 (17.96%) Oracle
17 43 (17.55%) Cisco
18 35 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
19 34 (13.88%) Xen
20 32 (13.06%) ITIL
21 30 (12.24%) SQL Server
22 29 (11.84%) Bash Shell
23 28 (11.43%) Finance
24 27 (11.02%) E-Commerce
25 25 (10.20%) SAN
25 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
25 25 (10.20%) DevOps
26 24 (9.80%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 56 (22.86%) Apache
2 21 (8.57%) IIS
3 17 (6.94%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (3.27%) CMS
8 4 (1.63%) Lync
8 4 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.82%) nginx
10 2 (0.82%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.41%) Site Server
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.22%) Office 365
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 84 (34.29%) Firewall
2 48 (19.59%) DNS
3 44 (17.96%) DHCP
4 25 (10.20%) SAN
5 18 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.35%) LAN
6 16 (6.53%) WAN
6 16 (6.53%) Internet
7 15 (6.12%) VLAN
8 14 (5.71%) HTTP
9 12 (4.90%) VoIP
10 10 (4.08%) VPN
11 9 (3.67%) NAS
12 7 (2.86%) SSL
13 6 (2.45%) LDAP
14 5 (2.04%) Network Security
14 5 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.63%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.39%) Oracle Database
2 23 (9.39%) MySQL
3 12 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.27%) Big Data
5 5 (2.04%) Text Mining
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.82%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 16 (6.53%) JIRA
2 3 (1.22%) Maven
2 3 (1.22%) Subversion
2 3 (1.22%) Ant
2 3 (1.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (11.43%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (4.90%) Marketing
5 10 (4.08%) Games
6 8 (3.27%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.22%) Billing
7 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.94%) LAMP
2 4 (1.63%) Web Services
3 3 (1.22%) WCF
3 3 (1.22%) HTML
3 3 (1.22%) HTML5
4 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.82%) Sass
4 2 (0.82%) Backbone.js
4 2 (0.82%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) CSS
4 2 (0.82%) JSP
4 2 (0.82%) JSON
4 2 (0.82%) jQuery
4 2 (0.82%) Google Maps API
4 2 (0.82%) Django
5 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.41%) JAAS
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.71%) PKI
1 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.27%) Online Games
4 6 (2.45%) Open Source
4 6 (2.45%) Informatics
5 5 (2.04%) Statistics
5 5 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.63%) SecurID
6 4 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.82%) DTV
8 2 (0.82%) Physics
8 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Life Science
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 198 (80.82%) Linux
2 124 (50.61%) Windows
3 109 (44.49%) UNIX
4 55 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (19.18%) CentOS
6 25 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.12%) Ubuntu
9 13 (5.31%) Debian
10 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.08%) AIX
11 7 (2.86%) VMS
12 6 (2.45%) Android
13 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.63%) HPUX
14 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.22%) Solaris
14 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (13.06%) ITIL
3 27 (11.02%) E-Commerce
4 25 (10.20%) DevOps
5 21 (8.57%) Migration
6 19 (7.76%) Technical Analysis
7 18 (7.35%) ERP
7 18 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.31%) Data Analysis
9 9 (3.67%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.27%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.45%) Analytics
12 5 (2.04%) Load Balancing
12 5 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.04%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (2.04%) OOD
12 5 (2.04%) OO
12 5 (2.04%) Memory Management
13 4 (1.63%) Data Protection
13 4 (1.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.67%) Perl
2 53 (21.63%) SQL
3 47 (19.18%) Python
4 29 (11.84%) Bash Shell
5 21 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 18 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 14 (5.71%) Bourne shell
8 13 (5.31%) C#
9 12 (4.90%) Java
10 7 (2.86%) PHP
11 4 (1.63%) Ruby
12 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.41%) Korn
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (9.39%) Degree
2 18 (7.35%) RHCE
3 13 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.31%) OCP
3 13 (5.31%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (4.08%) MCSE
5 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) MCSA
7 2 (0.82%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.82%) CCNA
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.82%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
8 1 (0.41%) MBCS
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) VCAP
8 1 (0.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (13.88%) Xen
4 21 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 18 (7.35%) vSphere
6 15 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (5.71%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.45%) NFS
9 5 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.22%) Firmware
10 3 (1.22%) XenApp
10 3 (1.22%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.82%) pfSense
11 2 (0.82%) KVM
11 2 (0.82%) Ceph
12 1 (0.41%) Samba
12 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 24 (9.80%) Puppet
2 16 (6.53%) SCOM
3 15 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
3 15 (6.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (5.71%) SCCM
5 7 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.04%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.04%) Ansible
7 4 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.22%) Munin
8 3 (1.22%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) Nagios
10 1 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.41%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 88 (35.92%) VMware
2 73 (29.80%) Red Hat
3 60 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 44 (17.96%) Oracle
5 43 (17.55%) Cisco
6 20 (8.16%) Citrix
7 19 (7.76%) SAP
8 17 (6.94%) NetApp
8 17 (6.94%) EMC
9 16 (6.53%) Atlassian
10 11 (4.49%) HP
11 6 (2.45%) Dell
11 6 (2.45%) Symantec
12 4 (1.63%) McAfee
12 4 (1.63%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.63%) IBM
12 4 (1.63%) Lotus
13 3 (1.22%) Google
13 3 (1.22%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.82%) Vertica
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