The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / England
Rank 287 275 244
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 857 1119 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.18% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.23% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 719 980 1166
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
76467 91104 96733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.47% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63889 77095 80374
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in England

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 341 £47,500 - 54
South East +65 251 £41,500 +3.75% 30
East of England +5 91 £41,500 +3.75% 19
East Midlands +32 56 £30,000 -17.45% 2
South West -33 38 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Yorkshire -11 32 £30,500 -17.56% 5
North West -22 29 £40,000 +26.98% 8
West Midlands -13 19 £31,250 -20.38% 4
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1248 (65.27%) Linux
2 918 (48.01%) Windows
3 684 (35.77%) VMware
4 566 (29.60%) Windows Server
5 507 (26.52%) Active Directory
6 472 (24.69%) Microsoft
7 460 (24.06%) Puppet
8 424 (22.18%) Red Hat
9 408 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 394 (20.61%) DevOps
11 390 (20.40%) Bash Shell
12 349 (18.25%) Python
13 348 (18.20%) Firewall
14 325 (17.00%) CentOS
15 321 (16.79%) MySQL
16 309 (16.16%) DNS
17 301 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 295 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
19 292 (15.27%) Finance
20 289 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
21 278 (14.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 276 (14.44%) Apache
23 273 (14.28%) Unix
24 271 (14.17%) Ubuntu
25 262 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
26 259 (13.55%) SQL Server
27 252 (13.18%) Perl
28 250 (13.08%) Ansible
29 239 (12.50%) SQL
30 232 (12.13%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 276 (14.44%) Apache
2 203 (10.62%) MS Exchange
3 153 (8.00%) IIS
4 131 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 109 (5.70%) SharePoint
6 103 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 78 (4.08%) nginx
8 68 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 39 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (1.88%) OpenStack
11 31 (1.62%) Skype for Business
12 14 (0.73%) Confluence
12 14 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.68%) Drupal
13 13 (0.68%) JBoss
14 12 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.58%) Hubot
15 11 (0.58%) Site Server
15 11 (0.58%) WordPress
16 10 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 185 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 119 (6.22%) MS Office
3 12 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.052%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (0.42%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.26%) HFM
4 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (0.16%) Magento
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.10%) Bankmaster
7 2 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.10%) Misys Equation
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.10%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 295 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (10.15%) Office 365
3 135 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (3.56%) SaaS
5 27 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.15%) PaaS
6 22 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (0.94%) IaaS
8 16 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.68%) GitHub
11 11 (0.58%) Slack
12 10 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.26%) Datadog
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle CX
13 5 (0.26%) Route 53
14 4 (0.21%) Heroku
15 3 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 348 (18.20%) Firewall
2 309 (16.16%) DNS
3 219 (11.45%) TCP/IP
4 213 (11.14%) SAN
5 175 (9.15%) DHCP
6 161 (8.42%) LAN
7 150 (7.85%) WAN
8 129 (6.75%) VPN
9 112 (5.86%) Internet
10 92 (4.81%) LDAP
11 83 (4.34%) NAS
12 68 (3.56%) VoIP
13 65 (3.40%) VLAN
14 53 (2.77%) HTTP
15 40 (2.09%) Network Security
16 38 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (1.94%) Wireless
18 35 (1.83%) iSCSI
19 34 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
20 27 (1.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (16.79%) MySQL
2 259 (13.55%) SQL Server
3 57 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (2.62%) MongoDB
5 33 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 26 (1.36%) Redis
8 25 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 15 (0.78%) MariaDB
11 15 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 15 (0.78%) Relational Database
12 14 (0.73%) Big Data
13 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.37%) Informix
Development Applications
1 149 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 86 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.14%) JIRA
4 57 (2.98%) Subversion
5 31 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 12 (0.63%) Maven
8 11 (0.58%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.52%) Bundler
10 8 (0.42%) Redmine
10 8 (0.42%) Travis CI
11 7 (0.37%) GitLab
12 6 (0.31%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.16%) Buildbot
15 3 (0.16%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.16%) Selenium
15 3 (0.16%) Trac
General
1 292 (15.27%) Finance
2 107 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 75 (3.92%) Banking
4 60 (3.14%) Marketing
5 36 (1.88%) Games
6 35 (1.83%) Retail
7 31 (1.62%) Law
8 29 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.31%) Legal
10 22 (1.15%) Publishing
11 20 (1.05%) Advertising
12 18 (0.94%) Electronics
13 15 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.68%) Back Office
15 5 (0.26%) Billing
16 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.16%) Front Office
17 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.16%) Private Banking
18 2 (0.10%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (10.51%) LAMP
2 110 (5.75%) Web Services
3 62 (3.24%) .NET
4 56 (2.93%) LEMP Stack
5 45 (2.35%) HTML
6 34 (1.78%) Node.js
7 18 (0.94%) CSS
8 16 (0.84%) Memcached
9 14 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (0.63%) XML
12 11 (0.58%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.58%) Middleware
13 10 (0.52%) Ajax
13 10 (0.52%) JSF
13 10 (0.52%) Kafka
13 10 (0.52%) XHTML
14 9 (0.47%) EDI
14 9 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.41%) Data Centre
2 85 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 58 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 56 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (2.04%) Clustering
6 34 (1.78%) Fat Client
6 34 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 32 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 26 (1.36%) Fintech
9 24 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.10%) Replication
11 20 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 19 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 18 (0.94%) Smartphone
14 15 (0.78%) iPad
15 14 (0.73%) EMC VNX
16 12 (0.63%) Blackberry
16 12 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (0.63%) Public Cloud
17 10 (0.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1248 (65.27%) Linux
2 918 (48.01%) Windows
3 566 (29.60%) Windows Server
4 325 (17.00%) CentOS
5 301 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 278 (14.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 273 (14.28%) Unix
8 271 (14.17%) Ubuntu
9 262 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 140 (7.32%) Debian
11 76 (3.97%) Solaris
12 75 (3.92%) Mac OS X
13 59 (3.09%) Windows 7
14 53 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (2.56%) Windows 10
16 41 (2.14%) AIX
17 38 (1.99%) SUSE
18 27 (1.41%) Windows 8
19 24 (1.26%) HPUX
20 18 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (20.61%) DevOps
2 189 (9.88%) ITIL
3 183 (9.57%) Configuration Management
4 115 (6.01%) High Availability
5 108 (5.65%) Open Source
6 103 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 81 (4.24%) Service Delivery
9 79 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (4.03%) Project Management
11 64 (3.35%) Load Balancing
12 61 (3.19%) E-Commerce
12 61 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
13 56 (2.93%) Service Management
14 51 (2.67%) Migration
15 46 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (2.35%) CRM
17 44 (2.30%) Virtual Environments
18 38 (1.99%) Security Patching
19 37 (1.94%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 390 (20.40%) Bash Shell
2 349 (18.25%) Python
3 252 (13.18%) Perl
4 239 (12.50%) SQL
5 232 (12.13%) PowerShell
6 158 (8.26%) PHP
7 151 (7.90%) Ruby
8 107 (5.60%) Shell Script
9 100 (5.23%) Java
10 53 (2.77%) C#
11 40 (2.09%) JavaScript
12 36 (1.88%) C
13 22 (1.15%) VB
14 16 (0.84%) Korn
14 16 (0.84%) VBScript
15 15 (0.78%) C++
16 10 (0.52%) VBA
17 8 (0.42%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.31%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 186 (9.73%) Degree
2 102 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (4.65%) CCNA
5 69 (3.61%) MCSE
6 66 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 63 (3.29%) MCSA
8 31 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (1.46%) MCP
10 23 (1.20%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (0.89%) MCITP
14 14 (0.73%) CISSP
15 8 (0.42%) CCNP
15 8 (0.42%) CISM
16 7 (0.37%) HND
16 7 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
17 6 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.14%) SLA
2 50 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.94%) QA
4 16 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.052%) DICOM
8 1 (0.052%) GCP
8 1 (0.052%) GPG13
8 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.052%) PMO
8 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 507 (26.52%) Active Directory
2 408 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (9.05%) Hyper-V
4 103 (5.39%) Docker
5 95 (4.97%) vSphere
6 70 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 55 (2.88%) NFS
8 50 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (2.41%) KVM
10 40 (2.09%) Xen
11 34 (1.78%) XenServer
12 32 (1.67%) Varnish
13 26 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
14 24 (1.26%) VMware ESX
15 23 (1.20%) VMware Server
16 21 (1.10%) Firmware
16 21 (1.10%) iptables
16 21 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
17 20 (1.05%) Terminal Services
18 16 (0.84%) Samba
Systems Management
1 460 (24.06%) Puppet
2 289 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
3 250 (13.08%) Ansible
4 146 (7.64%) Nagios
5 110 (5.75%) SCCM
6 73 (3.82%) Salt
7 39 (2.04%) SCOM
8 30 (1.57%) WSUS
9 28 (1.46%) Backup Exec
10 26 (1.36%) NetBackup
11 24 (1.26%) Cacti
11 24 (1.26%) Cobbler
11 24 (1.26%) OpenView
12 22 (1.15%) ZABBIX
13 20 (1.05%) Kubernetes
14 19 (0.99%) Control-M
15 18 (0.94%) Tivoli
16 17 (0.89%) HAProxy
17 16 (0.84%) logstash
18 15 (0.78%) Icinga
Vendors
1 684 (35.77%) VMware
2 472 (24.69%) Microsoft
3 424 (22.18%) Red Hat
4 214 (11.19%) Cisco
5 139 (7.27%) Oracle
6 105 (5.49%) Citrix
7 96 (5.02%) HP
8 63 (3.29%) EMC
9 56 (2.93%) Dell
10 50 (2.62%) NetApp
11 40 (2.09%) Avaya
11 40 (2.09%) Veritas
12 36 (1.88%) Juniper
13 31 (1.62%) IBM
13 31 (1.62%) Veeam
14 30 (1.57%) Symantec
15 28 (1.46%) Apple
16 26 (1.36%) Sun
17 25 (1.31%) Splunk
18 23 (1.20%) SAP
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexi time, work from home option
Posted: 17 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package and Oncall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,400 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago