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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 261 251 235
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1051 1311 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.32% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.36% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1174 1236
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
81112 96104 102899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 80920 85864
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +17 551 £50,000 - 47
South East +41 256 £41,000 -3.52% 37
East of England -19 58 £37,250 -0.66% 12
South West -8 47 £35,000 -9.09% 7
North West -63 37 £32,500 - 15
Yorkshire -14 35 £37,500 +13.63% 4
East Midlands +23 34 £32,500 -18.75% 4
West Midlands -48 19 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North East +19 15 £42,500 +37.09% 1
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Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1325 (64.95%) Linux
2 931 (45.64%) Windows
3 764 (37.45%) VMware
4 575 (28.19%) Windows Server
5 549 (26.91%) Puppet
6 541 (26.52%) Active Directory
7 503 (24.66%) Microsoft
8 446 (21.86%) Red Hat
9 444 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 439 (21.52%) DevOps
11 421 (20.64%) Bash Shell
12 409 (20.05%) Python
13 397 (19.46%) Firewall
14 363 (17.79%) Finance
15 345 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
16 342 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 335 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
18 333 (16.32%) Apache
19 330 (16.18%) MySQL
20 327 (16.03%) Perl
21 318 (15.59%) DNS
22 309 (15.15%) Unix
23 305 (14.95%) CentOS
24 277 (13.58%) Ansible
25 271 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
26 261 (12.79%) PowerShell
27 260 (12.75%) SQL Server
28 257 (12.60%) Cisco
29 251 (12.30%) Ubuntu
30 247 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 333 (16.32%) Apache
2 235 (11.52%) MS Exchange
3 153 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 140 (6.86%) IIS
5 127 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 115 (5.64%) SharePoint
7 97 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 90 (4.41%) nginx
9 47 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 31 (1.52%) JBoss
11 31 (1.52%) Skype for Business
12 30 (1.47%) OpenStack
13 29 (1.42%) Confluence
14 23 (1.13%) Hubot
15 16 (0.78%) Drupal
16 12 (0.59%) SAS
17 10 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.49%) Site Server
18 8 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 214 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 113 (5.54%) MS Office
3 8 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) Autodesk Flame
4 6 (0.29%) Autodesk Smoke
4 6 (0.29%) Baselight
4 6 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.098%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.098%) Windchill
9 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) HFM
3 9 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
5 7 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 5 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.20%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.20%) Movex
7 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 2 (0.098%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.098%) Misys Equation
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.098%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.049%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 345 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (8.24%) Office 365
3 136 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (2.65%) SaaS
5 37 (1.81%) IaaS
6 34 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.37%) PaaS
8 23 (1.13%) Slack
9 21 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (0.69%) GitHub
14 6 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
14 6 (0.29%) Heroku
15 5 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.25%) Route 53
16 4 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 397 (19.46%) Firewall
2 318 (15.59%) DNS
3 238 (11.67%) SAN
4 225 (11.03%) TCP/IP
5 184 (9.02%) DHCP
6 149 (7.30%) LAN
7 144 (7.06%) WAN
8 138 (6.76%) VPN
9 102 (5.00%) NAS
10 92 (4.51%) Internet
11 74 (3.63%) LDAP
12 57 (2.79%) HTTP
13 54 (2.65%) VLAN
14 53 (2.60%) iSCSI
14 53 (2.60%) Wireless
15 49 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
16 45 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
17 42 (2.06%) VoIP
18 40 (1.96%) SSL
19 36 (1.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (16.18%) MySQL
2 260 (12.75%) SQL Server
3 66 (3.24%) MongoDB
4 53 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 30 (1.47%) Redis
7 29 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.03%) Big Data
12 19 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (0.78%) Relational Database
14 14 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.69%) MariaDB
15 12 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.54%) CouchDB
16 11 (0.54%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 180 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 84 (4.12%) JIRA
3 72 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 65 (3.19%) Subversion
5 46 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (0.98%) Vagrant
7 17 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.59%) GitLab
9 11 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (0.49%) Redmine
10 10 (0.49%) Selenium
10 10 (0.49%) Travis CI
11 8 (0.39%) Bundler
11 8 (0.39%) Maven
12 6 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.25%) Buildbot
13 5 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.20%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.15%) CircleCI
16 2 (0.098%) Trac
General
1 363 (17.79%) Finance
2 122 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 86 (4.22%) Banking
4 55 (2.70%) Marketing
5 51 (2.50%) Law
6 48 (2.35%) Retail
7 47 (2.30%) Games
8 30 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.27%) Advertising
10 20 (0.98%) Publishing
11 18 (0.88%) Electronics
12 16 (0.78%) Legal
13 15 (0.74%) Back Office
14 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.29%) Billing
15 6 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (10.64%) LAMP
2 146 (7.16%) Web Services
3 66 (3.24%) LEMP Stack
4 45 (2.21%) .NET
5 37 (1.81%) HTML
6 29 (1.42%) Node.js
7 22 (1.08%) Memcached
8 18 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (0.78%) CSS
10 15 (0.74%) ELK Stack
10 15 (0.74%) Middleware
10 15 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (0.69%) XML
12 10 (0.49%) EDI
12 10 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
13 9 (0.44%) Java EE
13 9 (0.44%) JSON
14 8 (0.39%) Ajax
14 8 (0.39%) JMS
14 8 (0.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 238 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 93 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 73 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 67 (3.28%) Clustering
5 48 (2.35%) Hedge funds
6 41 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (1.91%) Replication
8 32 (1.57%) Fintech
9 26 (1.27%) Fat Client
9 26 (1.27%) Thin Client
10 25 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 19 (0.93%) iPad
12 18 (0.88%) Private Cloud
13 17 (0.83%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (0.69%) AS400
16 13 (0.64%) Wiki
17 12 (0.59%) Statistics
18 10 (0.49%) Digital Media
18 10 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1325 (64.95%) Linux
2 931 (45.64%) Windows
3 575 (28.19%) Windows Server
4 342 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 309 (15.15%) Unix
6 305 (14.95%) CentOS
7 271 (13.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 251 (12.30%) Ubuntu
9 247 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 109 (5.34%) Debian
11 82 (4.02%) Windows 7
12 70 (3.43%) Solaris
13 67 (3.28%) Mac OS X
14 61 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 51 (2.50%) Windows 10
16 48 (2.35%) SUSE
17 35 (1.72%) AIX
18 31 (1.52%) Windows 8
19 25 (1.23%) Apple iOS
20 22 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (21.52%) DevOps
2 234 (11.47%) ITIL
3 208 (10.20%) Configuration Management
4 124 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 115 (5.64%) High Availability
6 115 (5.64%) Open Source
7 109 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (5.29%) E-Commerce
9 89 (4.36%) Project Management
10 80 (3.92%) Load Balancing
11 69 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
12 66 (3.24%) Service Delivery
13 61 (2.99%) CRM
14 58 (2.84%) Service Management
15 54 (2.65%) Migration
16 48 (2.35%) Analytics
17 46 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 44 (2.16%) Business Intelligence
18 44 (2.16%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 421 (20.64%) Bash Shell
2 409 (20.05%) Python
3 327 (16.03%) Perl
4 261 (12.79%) PowerShell
5 235 (11.52%) SQL
6 179 (8.77%) Ruby
7 170 (8.33%) PHP
8 115 (5.64%) Shell Script
9 113 (5.54%) Java
10 51 (2.50%) C#
11 43 (2.11%) JavaScript
12 38 (1.86%) C
13 23 (1.13%) VB
14 16 (0.78%) VBA
15 15 (0.74%) Korn
16 13 (0.64%) VBScript
17 10 (0.49%) C++
17 10 (0.49%) VB6
18 6 (0.29%) Clipper
18 6 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (8.19%) Degree
2 107 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (5.10%) CCNA
3 104 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (3.53%) MCSE
5 70 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 58 (2.84%) MCSA
7 47 (2.30%) MCP
8 38 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (1.57%) SC Cleared
10 30 (1.47%) MCITP
11 21 (1.03%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.88%) RHCE
13 16 (0.78%) CISSP
13 16 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (0.69%) CCNP
15 10 (0.49%) CCA
16 9 (0.44%) HND
16 9 (0.44%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 59 (2.89%) SLA
3 35 (1.72%) QA
4 26 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.049%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 541 (26.52%) Active Directory
2 444 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 133 (6.52%) Docker
5 114 (5.59%) vSphere
6 81 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
7 70 (3.43%) NFS
8 61 (2.99%) KVM
9 50 (2.45%) Xen
10 49 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (1.86%) VMware ESX
12 31 (1.52%) Varnish
13 30 (1.47%) XenServer
14 23 (1.13%) VMware Server
15 22 (1.08%) iptables
15 22 (1.08%) Samba
15 22 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
16 20 (0.98%) Postfix
17 19 (0.93%) Terminal Services
18 18 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 549 (26.91%) Puppet
2 335 (16.42%) Opscode Chef
3 277 (13.58%) Ansible
4 189 (9.26%) Nagios
5 127 (6.23%) SCCM
6 76 (3.73%) Salt
7 34 (1.67%) Backup Exec
8 33 (1.62%) NetBackup
9 32 (1.57%) SCOM
10 28 (1.37%) Cacti
10 28 (1.37%) Cobbler
10 28 (1.37%) OpenView
11 27 (1.32%) Control-M
11 27 (1.32%) WSUS
12 26 (1.27%) Tivoli
13 22 (1.08%) HAProxy
13 22 (1.08%) logstash
14 20 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 20 (0.98%) ZABBIX
15 17 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 764 (37.45%) VMware
2 503 (24.66%) Microsoft
3 446 (21.86%) Red Hat
4 257 (12.60%) Cisco
5 161 (7.89%) Oracle
6 115 (5.64%) Citrix
7 110 (5.39%) HP
8 72 (3.53%) NetApp
9 53 (2.60%) Dell
10 49 (2.40%) EMC
11 48 (2.35%) Veritas
12 43 (2.11%) Veeam
13 41 (2.01%) Juniper
13 41 (2.01%) Rackspace
14 40 (1.96%) Symantec
15 34 (1.67%) CheckPoint
15 34 (1.67%) Qualys
16 33 (1.62%) Google
16 33 (1.62%) IBM
17 29 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Flexitime
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Great package and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Feral Interactive Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday