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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 294 261 230
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 966 1268 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.24% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.29% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1086 1255
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Systems Administrator
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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
88379 98270 105547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75125 82336 85945
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 468 £50,000 +5.26% 58
South East -67 210 £41,500 +3.75% 19
East of England -3 67 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Yorkshire +22 59 £37,500 +2.73% 9
East Midlands +37 50 £32,500 - 2
South West -5 42 £34,500 -10.38% 3
North West +1 35 £30,000 -7.69% 10
West Midlands -23 27 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North East -2 8 £45,000 +50.00% 7
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Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 England region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1216 (62.26%) Linux
2 796 (40.76%) Windows
3 767 (39.27%) VMware
4 526 (26.93%) Windows Server
5 516 (26.42%) Active Directory
6 513 (26.27%) Microsoft
7 510 (26.11%) Puppet
8 463 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 434 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 433 (22.17%) Python
11 431 (22.07%) DevOps
12 396 (20.28%) Firewall
13 379 (19.41%) Bash Shell
14 374 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 359 (18.38%) Finance
16 356 (18.23%) DNS
17 349 (17.87%) Apache
18 339 (17.36%) MySQL
19 338 (17.31%) Unix
20 336 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
21 322 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
22 314 (16.08%) Perl
23 289 (14.80%) Cisco
24 274 (14.03%) LAMP
25 260 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
26 257 (13.16%) Ansible
27 255 (13.06%) SAN
28 251 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
29 248 (12.70%) CentOS
30 245 (12.54%) Nagios

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
1 349 (17.87%) Apache
2 225 (11.52%) MS Exchange
3 165 (8.45%) Tomcat
4 146 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 130 (6.66%) nginx
6 118 (6.04%) IIS
7 108 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 85 (4.35%) SharePoint
9 70 (3.58%) OpenStack
10 66 (3.38%) JBoss
11 56 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 32 (1.64%) Skype for Business
14 29 (1.48%) Confluence
15 20 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
16 17 (0.87%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.82%) SAS
18 14 (0.72%) Hubot
18 14 (0.72%) WebSphere
19 11 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 186 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 107 (5.48%) MS Office
3 6 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
3 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.10%) Revit
7 2 (0.10%) Windchill
8 1 (0.051%) MS Project
8 1 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.97%) HFM
2 9 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.36%) Infor M3
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.15%) Movex
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.15%) SAP FS
8 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.10%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.10%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.10%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.10%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 336 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.68%) Office 365
3 90 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (1.84%) SaaS
6 30 (1.54%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.54%) IaaS
7 21 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
7 21 (1.08%) SoftLayer
8 19 (0.97%) PaaS
9 18 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 18 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 14 (0.72%) Slack
11 12 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.61%) GitHub
11 12 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
12 11 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
12 11 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 396 (20.28%) Firewall
2 356 (18.23%) DNS
3 255 (13.06%) SAN
4 191 (9.78%) TCP/IP
5 166 (8.50%) DHCP
6 137 (7.01%) VPN
7 113 (5.79%) LAN
8 110 (5.63%) WAN
9 94 (4.81%) Internet
10 87 (4.45%) NAS
11 76 (3.89%) iSCSI
12 75 (3.84%) LDAP
13 53 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
14 50 (2.56%) VLAN
15 48 (2.46%) HTTP
16 46 (2.36%) SMTP
16 46 (2.36%) SSL
17 44 (2.25%) Wireless
18 40 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
18 40 (2.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (17.36%) MySQL
2 227 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 66 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (2.76%) MongoDB
5 39 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (1.84%) Hadoop
7 33 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 26 (1.33%) Redis
11 23 (1.18%) Big Data
11 23 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (0.97%) Couchbase
13 14 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (0.72%) Hyperion Smart View
13 14 (0.72%) MariaDB
14 13 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.61%) QlikView
16 11 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 216 (11.06%) Jenkins
2 80 (4.10%) Git (software)
3 55 (2.82%) JIRA
4 46 (2.36%) Vagrant
5 45 (2.30%) Subversion
6 40 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 32 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.72%) GitLab
9 10 (0.51%) Maven
9 10 (0.51%) Selenium
10 9 (0.46%) Gerrit
11 8 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.26%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.26%) Hudson
14 3 (0.15%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.15%) Gradle
14 3 (0.15%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 359 (18.38%) Finance
2 97 (4.97%) Law
3 95 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 85 (4.35%) Marketing
5 70 (3.58%) Banking
6 47 (2.41%) Retail
7 38 (1.95%) Games
8 31 (1.59%) Back Office
9 28 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.23%) Publishing
11 23 (1.18%) Advertising
12 18 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.56%) Electronics
13 11 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.56%) Legal
14 5 (0.26%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
15 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (14.03%) LAMP
2 114 (5.84%) Web Services
3 82 (4.20%) LEMP Stack
4 53 (2.71%) .NET
5 34 (1.74%) HTML
6 32 (1.64%) Middleware
7 31 (1.59%) Java EE
8 28 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 27 (1.38%) XML
10 26 (1.33%) ELK Stack
11 25 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (1.08%) CSS
12 21 (1.08%) JMS
13 19 (0.97%) Memcached
14 17 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
15 13 (0.67%) ASP.NET
15 13 (0.67%) JMX
16 12 (0.61%) J2EE
16 12 (0.61%) OpenVZ
17 11 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 202 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 94 (4.81%) Clustering
3 88 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 75 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 67 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (2.76%) Replication
7 32 (1.64%) Statistics
8 27 (1.38%) Fintech
8 27 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.23%) HP Storage
9 24 (1.23%) iPad
10 21 (1.08%) PKI
11 20 (1.02%) Fat Client
11 20 (1.02%) Thin Client
12 19 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 19 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 17 (0.87%) Cryptography
13 17 (0.87%) Wiki
14 15 (0.77%) EqualLogic
14 15 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1216 (62.26%) Linux
2 796 (40.76%) Windows
3 526 (26.93%) Windows Server
4 374 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 338 (17.31%) Unix
6 260 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 251 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 248 (12.70%) CentOS
9 176 (9.01%) Ubuntu
10 96 (4.92%) Windows 7
11 86 (4.40%) Debian
12 82 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 69 (3.53%) Solaris
14 40 (2.05%) Windows 10
15 37 (1.89%) HPUX
16 32 (1.64%) Mac OS X
17 29 (1.48%) AIX
18 28 (1.43%) SUSE
19 24 (1.23%) Windows 8
20 15 (0.77%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (22.07%) DevOps
2 215 (11.01%) Configuration Management
3 196 (10.04%) ITIL
4 156 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (6.76%) High Availability
6 127 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 105 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
9 100 (5.12%) E-Commerce
9 100 (5.12%) Open Source
10 97 (4.97%) Load Balancing
11 96 (4.92%) Service Delivery
12 75 (3.84%) Analytics
13 69 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 63 (3.23%) Service Management
15 60 (3.07%) Business Continuity
16 56 (2.87%) Project Management
17 54 (2.76%) CRM
18 48 (2.46%) Infrastructure Management
18 48 (2.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 433 (22.17%) Python
2 379 (19.41%) Bash Shell
3 314 (16.08%) Perl
4 231 (11.83%) SQL
5 226 (11.57%) PHP
6 209 (10.70%) PowerShell
7 190 (9.73%) Ruby
8 153 (7.83%) Java
8 153 (7.83%) Shell Script
9 51 (2.61%) JavaScript
10 28 (1.43%) C
11 23 (1.18%) C#
12 21 (1.08%) VB
13 20 (1.02%) Korn
14 17 (0.87%) VBA
15 12 (0.61%) C++
16 11 (0.56%) VBScript
17 7 (0.36%) VB6
18 6 (0.31%) Clipper
19 5 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 142 (7.27%) Degree
2 100 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (4.25%) CCNA
4 65 (3.33%) MCSE
5 60 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 48 (2.46%) MCP
6 48 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (1.89%) MCSA
8 34 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 30 (1.54%) RHCE
10 23 (1.18%) CCNP
10 23 (1.18%) MCITP
11 14 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (0.67%) ACCA
12 13 (0.67%) CIMA
13 12 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.51%) CCA
15 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.51%) SLA
2 81 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.59%) QA
4 18 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) GAAP
7 2 (0.10%) GxP
8 1 (0.051%) DICOM
8 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.051%) HL7
System Software
1 516 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 463 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (7.63%) vSphere
4 145 (7.42%) Hyper-V
5 133 (6.81%) Docker
6 89 (4.56%) KVM
7 80 (4.10%) NFS
8 59 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
9 50 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 50 (2.56%) Xen
10 47 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
11 27 (1.38%) Postfix
12 24 (1.23%) Squid
12 24 (1.23%) Terminal Services
13 23 (1.18%) Corosync
14 22 (1.13%) VMware ESX
15 21 (1.08%) XenApp
16 19 (0.97%) iptables
17 18 (0.92%) Samba
18 16 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 510 (26.11%) Puppet
2 322 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
3 257 (13.16%) Ansible
4 245 (12.54%) Nagios
5 141 (7.22%) SCCM
6 67 (3.43%) HAProxy
7 54 (2.76%) NetBackup
7 54 (2.76%) SCOM
8 48 (2.46%) Salt
9 42 (2.15%) Cacti
10 37 (1.89%) logstash
11 31 (1.59%) ZABBIX
12 25 (1.28%) Cobbler
13 22 (1.13%) WSUS
14 21 (1.08%) Backup Exec
14 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
14 21 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 18 (0.92%) Pacemaker
16 17 (0.87%) HP SIM
16 17 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 767 (39.27%) VMware
2 513 (26.27%) Microsoft
3 434 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 289 (14.80%) Cisco
5 163 (8.35%) HP
6 160 (8.19%) Oracle
7 121 (6.20%) Citrix
8 92 (4.71%) NetApp
9 80 (4.10%) Rackspace
10 55 (2.82%) Juniper
11 54 (2.76%) Symantec
11 54 (2.76%) Veeam
12 51 (2.61%) CheckPoint
13 47 (2.41%) Google
14 46 (2.36%) Dell
14 46 (2.36%) EMC
15 40 (2.05%) 3PAR
16 38 (1.95%) Veritas
17 36 (1.84%) Splunk
18 34 (1.74%) SAP
Goole, North Humberside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + On-Call Allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Home Working, Flexi-time, 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £50k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago