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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 80 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.71% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.80% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 13
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £37,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £62,000 £34,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
1020 1222 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 95.02% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 651 839 844
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (22.73%) SCCM
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
7 4 (18.18%) Unix
7 4 (18.18%) MetaFrame
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (18.18%) XenApp
7 4 (18.18%) SaaS
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) High Availability
8 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services

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 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) GeoServer
2 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 4 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) WLAN
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) GIS
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) High Availability
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) MetaFrame
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (9.09%) Docker
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Altiris
6 1 (4.55%) Infor
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
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