The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 163 154 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 76 129 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 1.67% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.71% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 111 134
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6252 7528 8014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.99% 97.27% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5338 6248 6715
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 2 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 48 £35,868 -15.60% 7
Hertfordshire -6 14 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Essex +12 8 £32,500 -10.34%
Bedfordshire +11 4 £49,250 +6.48% 1
Suffolk +5 2 £36,750 +1.37%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 74 (44.31%) Linux
2 61 (36.53%) Windows
3 50 (29.94%) Microsoft
4 49 (29.34%) VMware
5 47 (28.14%) Firewall
6 40 (23.95%) Unix
6 40 (23.95%) Windows Server
7 35 (20.96%) Active Directory
8 34 (20.36%) SQL
9 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (14.97%) Finance
11 24 (14.37%) Red Hat
11 24 (14.37%) Python
12 23 (13.77%) SAN
12 23 (13.77%) Bash Shell
13 22 (13.17%) CentOS
13 22 (13.17%) DevOps
14 21 (12.57%) Perl
15 20 (11.98%) TCP/IP
16 19 (11.38%) Apache
16 19 (11.38%) MS Excel
16 19 (11.38%) SQL Server
17 18 (10.78%) Service Delivery
17 18 (10.78%) Network Security
18 16 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (9.58%) Puppet
19 15 (8.98%) .NET
20 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
20 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (11.38%) Apache
2 13 (7.78%) IIS
3 11 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.39%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.80%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.80%) Moodle
7 3 (1.80%) nginx
7 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.80%) WordPress
8 2 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.20%) Confluence
8 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.20%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.60%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.99%) Office 365
4 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.80%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.80%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.14%) Firewall
2 23 (13.77%) SAN
3 20 (11.98%) TCP/IP
4 18 (10.78%) Network Security
5 14 (8.38%) DNS
5 14 (8.38%) NAS
6 13 (7.78%) iSCSI
6 13 (7.78%) SSL
7 11 (6.59%) Internet
8 8 (4.79%) LAN
8 8 (4.79%) VPN
9 7 (4.19%) FTP
9 7 (4.19%) HTTPS
9 7 (4.19%) SSH
10 6 (3.59%) WAN
11 5 (2.99%) DHCP
12 4 (2.40%) IMAP
12 4 (2.40%) POP3
12 4 (2.40%) SMTP
12 4 (2.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) MySQL
2 9 (5.39%) QlikView
2 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.80%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.20%) Redis
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) GitLab
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 25 (14.97%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.39%) Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.59%) Law
6 5 (2.99%) Legal
7 4 (2.40%) Games
8 2 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) .NET
2 12 (7.19%) LAMP
3 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.79%) Web Services
3 8 (4.79%) XML
4 3 (1.80%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (1.80%) Django
4 3 (1.80%) JMS
4 3 (1.80%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.80%) SAML
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.60%) ADO
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) Java EE
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.60%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Clustering
1 13 (7.78%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.59%) Physics
4 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.59%) iPad
6 5 (2.99%) Replication
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.20%) Life Science
8 2 (1.20%) LPAR
8 2 (1.20%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) PKI
9 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (44.31%) Linux
2 61 (36.53%) Windows
3 40 (23.95%) Unix
3 40 (23.95%) Windows Server
4 22 (13.17%) CentOS
5 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.99%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.19%) Debian
9 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.40%) AIX
12 3 (1.80%) CoreOS
12 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.20%) HPUX
13 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.60%) Solaris
14 1 (0.60%) VMS
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.17%) DevOps
2 18 (10.78%) Service Delivery
3 12 (7.19%) ITIL
4 11 (6.59%) Configuration Management
5 9 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (5.39%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (5.39%) Data Management
6 8 (4.79%) Data Protection
6 8 (4.79%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.79%) Performance Testing
6 8 (4.79%) Time Management
7 7 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.19%) Open Source
7 7 (4.19%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.59%) Machine Learning
8 6 (3.59%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.59%) Server Building
9 5 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.99%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.36%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) Python
3 23 (13.77%) Bash Shell
4 21 (12.57%) Perl
5 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.78%) PHP
7 9 (5.39%) VBA
8 6 (3.59%) Java
8 6 (3.59%) Ruby
9 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.40%) C#
10 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.80%) C
12 2 (1.20%) VBScript
13 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.60%) C-shell
13 1 (0.60%) Jython
13 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.38%) MCSE
3 13 (7.78%) Degree
4 7 (4.19%) CCNA
4 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.40%) PhD
6 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) MCP
7 2 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.59%) Sendmail
5 6 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.40%) Docker
6 4 (2.40%) iptables
6 4 (2.40%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.40%) vSphere
7 3 (1.80%) Ceph
7 3 (1.80%) Corosync
7 3 (1.80%) PowerHA
7 3 (1.80%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.80%) Varnish
7 3 (1.80%) Xen
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.20%) Postfix
8 2 (1.20%) qmail
8 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Puppet
2 12 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.39%) SCCM
4 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (4.79%) SCDPM
4 8 (4.79%) SCOM
5 5 (2.99%) Ansible
6 4 (2.40%) cPanel
6 4 (2.40%) Nagios
7 3 (1.80%) Cacti
7 3 (1.80%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.20%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.20%) Linux-HA
8 2 (1.20%) Plesk
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (29.94%) Microsoft
2 49 (29.34%) VMware
3 24 (14.37%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.78%) Cisco
5 12 (7.19%) Oracle
6 10 (5.99%) NetApp
7 8 (4.79%) Citrix
8 6 (3.59%) HP
9 4 (2.40%) Google
10 3 (1.80%) Becrypt
10 3 (1.80%) ESRI
10 3 (1.80%) IBM
10 3 (1.80%) IDERA
10 3 (1.80%) R1Soft
10 3 (1.80%) Sun
11 2 (1.20%) EMC
11 2 (1.20%) Northgate
11 2 (1.20%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.60%) NGA Human Resources
12 1 (0.60%) Sage
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits -Contributory pension ma
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great base, benefits, work/life balance
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago