The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 100 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.72% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.78% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 26
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1126 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.72% 96.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 948 697 784
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Systems Administrator
Scotland

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 11 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 17 (65.38%) VMware
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) SLA
4 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (46.15%) Back Office
5 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (19.23%) Puppet
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) Ruby
10 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
10 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 4 (15.38%) Python
10 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
10 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (15.38%) Debian
10 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
11 3 (11.54%) Firewall
11 3 (11.54%) LAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 9 (34.62%) Windows XP
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Debian
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) Fedora
8 1 (3.85%) OS/2
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Mitel
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter
5 1 (3.85%) New Relic
5 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £800 - £80000 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago