The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 80 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.03% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.08% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Median salary £34,000 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,750 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1051 1200 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.71% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 699 815 820
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Edinburgh region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) F5
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) VBScript
8 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (22.73%) Ansible
8 5 (22.73%) SCCM
8 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (22.73%) Puppet
9 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
9 4 (18.18%) JBoss
9 4 (18.18%) Apache
9 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 4 (18.18%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) MetaFrame
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (18.18%) Apache
1 4 (18.18%) JBoss
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) NAS
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) WLAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) OpenVPN
3 1 (4.55%) SMTP
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.09%) GCC
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) NuGet
2 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
1 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) VBScript
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) MetaFrame
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 2 (9.09%) KVM
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (9.09%) Xen
6 1 (4.55%) Gluster
6 1 (4.55%) NFS
6 1 (4.55%) Samba
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Capistrano
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) PowerCLI
3 2 (9.09%) yum
4 1 (4.55%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Perforce
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Altiris
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Infor
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
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