The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 226 192 153
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1416 1556 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.51% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.59% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1346 1743
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Systems Administrator
UK

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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 751 £46,000 +2.22% 98
South East -24 283 £40,000 +1.26% 28
Yorkshire -21 101 £32,250 -10.41% 6
East of England -60 78 £41,500 +10.66% 12
West Midlands -9 56 £37,000 -7.50% 5
North West -10 56 £34,000 -2.85% 14
South West -19 47 £37,500 +2.73% 8
East Midlands +10 41 £32,000 -8.57% 1
North East -9 10 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2037 (71.45%) Linux
2 1356 (47.56%) Windows
3 973 (34.13%) VMware
4 783 (27.46%) Red Hat
5 742 (26.03%) Puppet
6 711 (24.94%) MySQL
7 681 (23.89%) UNIX
8 670 (23.50%) Python
9 648 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 626 (21.96%) Perl
11 617 (21.64%) Microsoft
12 598 (20.98%) Bash Shell
13 589 (20.66%) Apache
14 570 (19.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 555 (19.47%) DNS
16 549 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 485 (17.01%) Firewall
18 478 (16.77%) DevOps
19 469 (16.45%) CentOS
20 460 (16.13%) TCP/IP
21 450 (15.78%) SQL
22 411 (14.42%) Cisco
23 408 (14.31%) SQL Server
24 407 (14.28%) Windows Server 2008
25 405 (14.21%) PHP
26 395 (13.85%) Java
26 395 (13.85%) SAN
27 392 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
28 389 (13.64%) Ubuntu
29 371 (13.01%) Nagios

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 589 (20.66%) Apache
2 353 (12.38%) Tomcat
3 259 (9.08%) IIS
4 246 (8.63%) MS Exchange
5 239 (8.38%) nginx
6 124 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 122 (4.28%) SharePoint
8 93 (3.26%) OpenStack
9 92 (3.23%) JBoss
10 57 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 51 (1.79%) Lync
12 44 (1.54%) WebLogic
13 42 (1.47%) WebSphere
14 40 (1.40%) Jetty
15 38 (1.33%) Node.js
16 35 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (1.16%) CMS
18 31 (1.09%) Confluence
19 27 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
20 25 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 312 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 118 (4.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.18%) FastStats
4 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.11%) MS Project
5 2 (0.070%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.035%) SPSS
6 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.035%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.035%) FreeHand
6 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.035%) Maya
6 1 (0.035%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.035%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.49%) Agresso
3 10 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.32%) Magento
5 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.18%) MFGPRO
7 4 (0.14%) Summit
7 4 (0.14%) HFM
7 4 (0.14%) Academy Housing
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.035%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.035%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 284 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (3.51%) SaaS
4 62 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 48 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 41 (1.44%) Office 365
7 37 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
9 17 (0.60%) GitHub
9 17 (0.60%) IaaS
10 16 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 16 (0.56%) SoftLayer
10 16 (0.56%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.49%) PaaS
12 13 (0.46%) Basecamp
13 10 (0.35%) Route 53
14 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.18%) ElastiCache
15 5 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 555 (19.47%) DNS
2 485 (17.01%) Firewall
3 460 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 395 (13.85%) SAN
5 267 (9.37%) DHCP
6 237 (8.31%) LAN
7 187 (6.56%) WAN
8 176 (6.17%) VPN
9 150 (5.26%) LDAP
10 143 (5.02%) Internet
11 141 (4.95%) HTTP
12 118 (4.14%) VoIP
13 113 (3.96%) SMTP
14 91 (3.19%) VLAN
14 91 (3.19%) NAS
15 86 (3.02%) Network Security
15 86 (3.02%) FTP
16 76 (2.67%) SSH
17 73 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
18 64 (2.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 711 (24.94%) MySQL
2 408 (14.31%) SQL Server
3 210 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
4 113 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 102 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 95 (3.33%) Big Data
7 89 (3.12%) Hadoop
8 86 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 83 (2.91%) Redis
10 64 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 52 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 51 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 47 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (1.51%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 26 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
17 21 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (0.70%) MS Access
19 16 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 205 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 201 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 139 (4.88%) Subversion
4 104 (3.65%) JIRA
5 49 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (1.40%) Maven
7 31 (1.09%) Hudson
8 28 (0.98%) Ant
9 25 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 20 (0.70%) TeamCity
11 16 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.25%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.21%) Selenium
14 6 (0.21%) Juju
14 6 (0.21%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.18%) Gradle
16 4 (0.14%) Emacs
16 4 (0.14%) ClearCase
17 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 296 (10.38%) Finance
2 106 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 89 (3.12%) Marketing
4 83 (2.91%) Banking
5 78 (2.74%) Games
6 72 (2.53%) Retail
7 65 (2.28%) Advertising
8 47 (1.65%) Law
9 37 (1.30%) Legal
10 36 (1.26%) Back Office
11 35 (1.23%) Publishing
12 28 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 26 (0.91%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.56%) French Language
16 13 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.28%) Electronics
18 5 (0.18%) Automotive
18 5 (0.18%) Online Betting
19 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (9.15%) LAMP
2 242 (8.49%) Web Services
3 66 (2.31%) .NET
4 55 (1.93%) XML
5 50 (1.75%) Memcached
6 49 (1.72%) HTML
7 38 (1.33%) CSS
8 36 (1.26%) Middleware
9 30 (1.05%) Django
10 24 (0.84%) Java EE
11 21 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
12 16 (0.56%) J2EE
13 14 (0.49%) ZeroMQ
14 13 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
15 12 (0.42%) JSON
15 12 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (0.39%) AngularJS
16 11 (0.39%) Ajax
16 11 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 271 (9.51%) Open Source
2 176 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (5.19%) Clustering
4 140 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 79 (2.77%) Replication
6 56 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 38 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 34 (1.19%) Social Media
9 26 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 22 (0.77%) Online Games
11 21 (0.74%) Derivative
11 21 (0.74%) iPad
11 21 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
11 21 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.67%) Hedge funds
13 18 (0.63%) PKI
14 17 (0.60%) EqualLogic
15 14 (0.49%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.46%) HP StorageWorks
16 13 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2037 (71.45%) Linux
2 1356 (47.56%) Windows
3 681 (23.89%) UNIX
4 570 (19.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 469 (16.45%) CentOS
6 407 (14.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 389 (13.64%) Ubuntu
8 289 (10.14%) Debian
9 223 (7.82%) Solaris
10 212 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 188 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 150 (5.26%) Windows 7
13 99 (3.47%) AIX
14 94 (3.30%) SUSE
15 79 (2.77%) Mac OS X
16 75 (2.63%) Windows 8
17 70 (2.46%) Windows XP
18 58 (2.03%) Android
19 51 (1.79%) HPUX
20 28 (0.98%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (16.77%) DevOps
2 300 (10.52%) ITIL
3 295 (10.35%) E-Commerce
4 267 (9.37%) Configuration Management
5 219 (7.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 191 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
7 179 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (5.23%) Load Balancing
9 104 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (3.05%) Migration
11 84 (2.95%) Service Management
12 74 (2.60%) Project Management
13 73 (2.56%) Time Management
13 73 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 66 (2.31%) Business Continuity
15 64 (2.24%) Service Delivery
15 64 (2.24%) Capacity Planning
16 55 (1.93%) Mentoring
17 49 (1.72%) Workflow
18 48 (1.68%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 670 (23.50%) Python
2 626 (21.96%) Perl
3 598 (20.98%) Bash Shell
4 450 (15.78%) SQL
5 405 (14.21%) PHP
6 395 (13.85%) Java
7 364 (12.77%) Ruby
8 290 (10.17%) Shell Script
9 151 (5.30%) PowerShell
10 61 (2.14%) C
11 49 (1.72%) JavaScript
12 46 (1.61%) C#
13 37 (1.30%) T-SQL
14 36 (1.26%) AWK
15 28 (0.98%) VBScript
16 26 (0.91%) Korn
17 20 (0.70%) Bourne shell
18 19 (0.67%) C++
19 17 (0.60%) sed
20 12 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 325 (11.40%) Degree
2 125 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (3.02%) MCSE
4 85 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 79 (2.77%) CCNA
7 63 (2.21%) RHCE
8 50 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 42 (1.47%) MCSA
10 39 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (0.98%) MCP
12 26 (0.91%) MCITP
13 22 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 18 (0.63%) CCNP
14 18 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.60%) MCTS
16 15 (0.53%) RHCSA
17 13 (0.46%) OCP
17 13 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
18 12 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.45%) SLA
2 58 (2.03%) QA
3 42 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.070%) BS7799
System Software
1 648 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 549 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (5.19%) vSphere
4 146 (5.12%) KVM
5 143 (5.02%) Xen
6 138 (4.84%) Hyper-V
7 130 (4.56%) NFS
8 96 (3.37%) Samba
9 83 (2.91%) Varnish
10 72 (2.53%) VMware ESX
11 67 (2.35%) XenApp
12 66 (2.31%) Postfix
13 46 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
14 44 (1.54%) XenServer
15 36 (1.26%) Sendmail
16 33 (1.16%) PowerHA
17 29 (1.02%) LXC
18 27 (0.95%) Firmware
19 26 (0.91%) Docker
20 21 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 742 (26.03%) Puppet
2 392 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
3 371 (13.01%) Nagios
4 120 (4.21%) Ansible
5 94 (3.30%) Cacti
6 82 (2.88%) ZABBIX
7 80 (2.81%) SCCM
8 74 (2.60%) NetBackup
9 67 (2.35%) SCOM
10 62 (2.17%) Salt
11 58 (2.03%) logstash
12 51 (1.79%) Vagrant
12 51 (1.79%) Ganglia
13 44 (1.54%) Backup Exec
14 37 (1.30%) HAProxy
15 32 (1.12%) WSUS
16 23 (0.81%) CFEngine
17 22 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 22 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
18 21 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 973 (34.13%) VMware
2 783 (27.46%) Red Hat
3 617 (21.64%) Microsoft
4 411 (14.42%) Cisco
5 267 (9.37%) Oracle
6 245 (8.59%) HP
7 191 (6.70%) Citrix
8 103 (3.61%) EMC
9 102 (3.58%) IBM
10 89 (3.12%) NetApp
11 80 (2.81%) Dell
12 74 (2.60%) Symantec
13 64 (2.24%) Rackspace
14 60 (2.10%) Veritas
15 53 (1.86%) SAP
16 50 (1.75%) Juniper
17 48 (1.68%) Sun
18 45 (1.58%) F5
19 32 (1.12%) Percona
20 31 (1.09%) Atlassian
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Capita
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Energy
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge - Estate Management
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
The Stop Gap Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday