The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 89 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.02% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.07% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 5
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Systems Administrator
Scotland

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
1310 1585 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.13% 95.54% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1017 632
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (57.14%) Finance
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (46.43%) UNIX
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) SLA
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
6 10 (35.71%) Back Office
6 10 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (32.14%) Apache
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.00%) Perl
10 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) MetaFrame
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
11 5 (17.86%) Python
12 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.29%) Debian
12 4 (14.29%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (32.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LAN
1 11 (39.29%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
5 2 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 2000
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Debian
5 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) VBScript
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) MetaFrame
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (10.71%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.57%) Perforce
6 1 (3.57%) Altiris
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) HP
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Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 16 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Great Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago