The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 136 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 164 157 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.86% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.94% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 140 138
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8167 8088 8844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.51% 95.93% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6790 7035 7353
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Systems Administrator
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 57 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Hertfordshire +10 52 £45,000 - 6
Suffolk - 30 £35,000 - 2
Essex -21 18 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Bedfordshire -25 7 £38,750 -18.42%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 173 (69.20%) Linux
2 151 (60.40%) Windows
3 84 (33.60%) UNIX
4 81 (32.40%) Firewall
5 75 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 74 (29.60%) Red Hat
7 65 (26.00%) DNS
8 61 (24.40%) VMware
9 60 (24.00%) DHCP
10 58 (23.20%) SAN
11 57 (22.80%) Degree
12 56 (22.40%) Microsoft
12 56 (22.40%) SQL
13 52 (20.80%) Cisco
14 51 (20.40%) CentOS
15 49 (19.60%) Apache
16 48 (19.20%) MySQL
17 47 (18.80%) MS Exchange
18 46 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (18.40%) Hyper-V
19 44 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (17.60%) SQL Server
20 41 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
21 37 (14.80%) Oracle
22 36 (14.40%) ITIL
23 35 (14.00%) Shell Script
24 34 (13.60%) HP
24 34 (13.60%) TCP/IP
25 32 (12.80%) Java
25 32 (12.80%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (19.60%) Apache
2 47 (18.80%) MS Exchange
3 21 (8.40%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.60%) CMS
6 17 (6.80%) IIS
6 17 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (6.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.00%) nginx
11 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.20%) Lync
12 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.80%) Resin
12 2 (0.80%) Mule
13 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 23 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.40%) Office 365
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (32.40%) Firewall
2 65 (26.00%) DNS
3 60 (24.00%) DHCP
4 58 (23.20%) SAN
5 34 (13.60%) TCP/IP
6 31 (12.40%) VoIP
7 26 (10.40%) VPN
7 26 (10.40%) LAN
8 25 (10.00%) HTTP
8 25 (10.00%) VLAN
9 22 (8.80%) WAN
10 16 (6.40%) Reverse Proxy
11 13 (5.20%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.00%) NAS
13 9 (3.60%) Internet
14 8 (3.20%) Network Security
15 6 (2.40%) LDAP
15 6 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (1.60%) VRRP
16 4 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.20%) MySQL
2 44 (17.60%) SQL Server
3 27 (10.80%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (5.20%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.80%) Big Data
9 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.40%) Firebird
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 28 (11.20%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.80%) Finance
3 17 (6.80%) Games
4 16 (6.40%) Online Betting
5 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.80%) Web Services
2 10 (4.00%) LAMP
3 3 (1.20%) J2EE
3 3 (1.20%) SOAP
4 2 (0.80%) Middleware
4 2 (0.80%) XML
4 2 (0.80%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) JSON
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.40%) Online Games
2 12 (4.80%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.80%) Replication
3 10 (4.00%) Clustering
4 7 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.80%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.00%) Physics
7 4 (1.60%) Open Source
7 4 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.60%) LPAR
8 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Firmware
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.80%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.80%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.80%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 173 (69.20%) Linux
2 151 (60.40%) Windows
3 84 (33.60%) UNIX
4 51 (20.40%) CentOS
5 41 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.80%) Ubuntu
7 17 (6.80%) Debian
8 16 (6.40%) Windows 7
9 15 (6.00%) AIX
10 14 (5.60%) Solaris
11 12 (4.80%) Windows XP
12 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (4.00%) HPUX
14 5 (2.00%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.60%) Fedora
16 3 (1.20%) Android
16 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.40%) ITIL
2 31 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (11.60%) E-Commerce
4 24 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
5 21 (8.40%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.00%) Release Management
7 12 (4.80%) Problem Management
7 12 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (4.40%) Change Management
8 11 (4.40%) Project Management
9 10 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (3.60%) Network Design
11 8 (3.20%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.80%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.40%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (2.40%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (2.00%) Load Balancing
14 5 (2.00%) Change Control
15 4 (1.60%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.40%) SQL
2 35 (14.00%) Shell Script
3 32 (12.80%) Java
3 32 (12.80%) Perl
4 27 (10.80%) PowerShell
5 25 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 19 (7.60%) Python
7 10 (4.00%) Bourne shell
8 8 (3.20%) PHP
9 3 (1.20%) AWK
10 2 (0.80%) C-shell
10 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (22.80%) Degree
2 46 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (12.00%) CCNA
3 30 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (10.40%) MCSE
5 17 (6.80%) MCTS
6 14 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (5.20%) MCP
7 13 (5.20%) CCNP
8 10 (4.00%) CCEE
8 10 (4.00%) CCAA
8 10 (4.00%) CCIA
8 10 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.60%) MCSA
10 8 (3.20%) MCITP
11 7 (2.80%) RHCE
12 5 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.60%) Linux+ Certification
14 2 (0.80%) CISSP
14 2 (0.80%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) QA
2 5 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (18.40%) Hyper-V
3 44 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (10.80%) KVM
5 18 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.00%) Xen
7 6 (2.40%) NFS
8 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.80%) Squid
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.80%) XenApp
9 2 (0.80%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) SCCM
2 11 (4.40%) Nagios
3 9 (3.60%) Puppet
4 4 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.20%) Munin
5 3 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.80%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.80%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.40%) Plesk
7 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 74 (29.60%) Red Hat
2 61 (24.40%) VMware
3 56 (22.40%) Microsoft
4 52 (20.80%) Cisco
5 37 (14.80%) Oracle
6 34 (13.60%) HP
7 23 (9.20%) Citrix
8 17 (6.80%) NetApp
9 10 (4.00%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.40%) Veeam
11 5 (2.00%) JBoss
12 3 (1.20%) Symantec
12 3 (1.20%) Apple
12 3 (1.20%) Juniper
13 2 (0.80%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.80%) Isilon
13 2 (0.80%) Dell
13 2 (0.80%) EMC
13 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.80%) Brocade
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-50000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Sky
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Cambridge
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Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
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