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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 84 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.06% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1213 1324 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.73% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 782 808 1007
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016, 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 (54.84%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Network Design
6 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
7 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
7 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
8 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Back Office
8 6 (19.35%) Puppet
8 6 (19.35%) SLA
9 5 (16.13%) Python
9 5 (16.13%) Perl
9 5 (16.13%) Nagios
9 5 (16.13%) New Relic
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (12.90%) SCCM
10 4 (12.90%) SCOM
10 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery

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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Unix
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Network Design
3 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) HND
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (12.90%) MetaFrame
4 2 (6.45%) Docker
4 2 (6.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Firmware
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (19.35%) Puppet
3 5 (16.13%) Nagios
4 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 4 (12.90%) SCOM
5 2 (6.45%) Ansible
5 2 (6.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.13%) New Relic
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Google
8 1 (3.23%) Intel
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
Edinburgh
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago