The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 213 182 173
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1495 1657 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.59% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.68% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1448 1635
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Administrator
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -47 727 £45,000 - 81
South East -21 321 £37,500 - 35
East of England -5 166 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Yorkshire -46 78 £32,500 - 5
South West +10 65 £38,500 +18.46% 6
North West -45 48 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Midlands +18 42 £32,500 - 3
East Midlands -19 39 £32,500 +12.06% 3
North East -19 15 £33,750 -15.62% 1
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1947 (67.58%) Linux
2 1327 (46.06%) Windows
3 978 (33.95%) VMware
4 786 (27.28%) Active Directory
5 785 (27.25%) Red Hat
6 728 (25.27%) UNIX
7 710 (24.64%) Apache
8 682 (23.67%) MySQL
9 658 (22.84%) Puppet
10 620 (21.52%) Microsoft
11 603 (20.93%) Perl
12 547 (18.99%) DNS
13 546 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 545 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 541 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 524 (18.19%) Bash Shell
17 502 (17.42%) SQL Server
18 499 (17.32%) SQL
18 499 (17.32%) SAN
19 494 (17.15%) Python
20 466 (16.17%) CentOS
21 459 (15.93%) Firewall
22 450 (15.62%) TCP/IP
23 400 (13.88%) Ubuntu
24 383 (13.29%) Finance
25 371 (12.88%) Cisco
26 362 (12.57%) Degree
26 362 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
27 358 (12.43%) MS Exchange
28 338 (11.73%) IIS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 710 (24.64%) Apache
2 358 (12.43%) MS Exchange
3 338 (11.73%) IIS
4 290 (10.07%) Tomcat
5 178 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 165 (5.73%) SharePoint
7 162 (5.62%) nginx
8 78 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 72 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 58 (2.01%) CMS
11 50 (1.74%) Lync
12 49 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
13 46 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 42 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 40 (1.39%) Drupal
16 37 (1.28%) WebLogic
17 35 (1.21%) OpenStack
18 33 (1.15%) Confluence
19 32 (1.11%) Node.js
20 31 (1.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 272 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 113 (3.92%) MS Office
3 16 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.14%) Maya
7 4 (0.14%) Windchill
8 2 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.069%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.035%) MS Project
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.035%) ArcInfo
9 1 (0.035%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 25 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.42%) Summit
2 12 (0.42%) Agresso
3 10 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.10%) HFM
7 3 (0.10%) Magento
7 3 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.069%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.035%) RMDS
9 1 (0.035%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 225 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (3.26%) SaaS
3 76 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (1.77%) Amazon S3
5 48 (1.67%) Office 365
6 47 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (0.94%) Joyent
9 22 (0.76%) IaaS
10 17 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (0.56%) PaaS
12 12 (0.42%) Route 53
13 11 (0.38%) GitHub
14 8 (0.28%) Basecamp
15 7 (0.24%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
17 2 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 547 (18.99%) DNS
2 499 (17.32%) SAN
3 459 (15.93%) Firewall
4 450 (15.62%) TCP/IP
5 268 (9.30%) DHCP
6 222 (7.71%) VPN
7 187 (6.49%) HTTP
8 168 (5.83%) LAN
9 161 (5.59%) LDAP
10 147 (5.10%) WAN
11 138 (4.79%) NAS
12 118 (4.10%) Internet
13 107 (3.71%) VoIP
14 99 (3.44%) SMTP
15 90 (3.12%) VLAN
16 75 (2.60%) FTP
17 69 (2.40%) iSCSI
18 54 (1.87%) Ethernet
19 53 (1.84%) SSH
20 45 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (23.67%) MySQL
2 502 (17.42%) SQL Server
3 146 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (3.58%) MongoDB
5 99 (3.44%) Redis
6 94 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 90 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 82 (2.85%) NoSQL
9 68 (2.36%) Oracle Database
10 60 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 48 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 46 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 36 (1.25%) Big Data
14 32 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 28 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
18 22 (0.76%) HBase
19 19 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 170 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 113 (3.92%) Subversion
3 109 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 65 (2.26%) JIRA
5 17 (0.59%) Maven
5 17 (0.59%) Hudson
6 16 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 15 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 14 (0.49%) Selenium
9 13 (0.45%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (0.42%) FishEye
11 11 (0.38%) Ant
11 11 (0.38%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.14%) JUnit
13 4 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.14%) Toad
14 3 (0.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 383 (13.29%) Finance
2 111 (3.85%) Games
3 102 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 101 (3.51%) Banking
5 67 (2.33%) Retail
6 52 (1.80%) Marketing
7 50 (1.74%) Back Office
8 40 (1.39%) Law
9 33 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.11%) Advertising
11 22 (0.76%) Legal
12 18 (0.62%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.35%) French Language
14 10 (0.35%) Front Office
14 10 (0.35%) Publishing
15 7 (0.24%) German Language
16 6 (0.21%) Electronics
16 6 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (7.74%) LAMP
2 200 (6.94%) Web Services
3 143 (4.96%) .NET
4 91 (3.16%) XML
5 86 (2.99%) HTML
6 39 (1.35%) Middleware
6 39 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
7 35 (1.21%) CSS
8 28 (0.97%) Memcached
8 28 (0.97%) ASP.NET
9 24 (0.83%) JSON
9 24 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (0.66%) Lucene
11 18 (0.62%) .NET Framework
12 17 (0.59%) Django
13 14 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (0.49%) REST
13 14 (0.49%) J2EE
14 13 (0.45%) CGI
15 9 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 242 (8.40%) Open Source
2 241 (8.37%) Clustering
3 133 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 88 (3.05%) Replication
5 52 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 50 (1.74%) Social Media
7 45 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 40 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 39 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 36 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.21%) Online Games
12 32 (1.11%) Derivative
12 32 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 30 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 27 (0.94%) Firmware
15 24 (0.83%) Wiki
15 24 (0.83%) LPAR
15 24 (0.83%) EqualLogic
16 23 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.73%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1947 (67.58%) Linux
2 1327 (46.06%) Windows
3 728 (25.27%) UNIX
4 545 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 541 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 466 (16.17%) CentOS
7 400 (13.88%) Ubuntu
8 335 (11.63%) Debian
9 278 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 274 (9.51%) Solaris
11 185 (6.42%) Windows 7
12 174 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 146 (5.07%) AIX
14 90 (3.12%) Windows XP
15 81 (2.81%) SUSE
16 56 (1.94%) Mac OS X
17 53 (1.84%) HPUX
18 43 (1.49%) Windows 8
19 36 (1.25%) Apple iOS
20 33 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (10.73%) ITIL
2 241 (8.37%) Configuration Management
3 231 (8.02%) E-Commerce
4 180 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 169 (5.87%) Load Balancing
6 134 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 100 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (3.40%) Problem Management
9 90 (3.12%) Service Delivery
10 89 (3.09%) Change Management
11 78 (2.71%) Project Management
12 77 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
14 66 (2.29%) Migration
15 62 (2.15%) Analytics
16 48 (1.67%) CRM
17 47 (1.63%) Release Management
18 44 (1.53%) Asset Management
19 42 (1.46%) Scrum
20 41 (1.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 603 (20.93%) Perl
2 524 (18.19%) Bash Shell
3 499 (17.32%) SQL
4 494 (17.15%) Python
5 312 (10.83%) PHP
6 292 (10.14%) Java
7 270 (9.37%) Ruby
8 260 (9.02%) Shell Script
9 200 (6.94%) PowerShell
10 72 (2.50%) C
11 56 (1.94%) VBScript
12 40 (1.39%) JavaScript
13 37 (1.28%) Korn
14 36 (1.25%) Bourne shell
15 24 (0.83%) Scala
16 21 (0.73%) AWK
17 20 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.59%) C++
19 16 (0.56%) VB
20 14 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 362 (12.57%) Degree
2 286 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 192 (6.66%) MCSE
4 145 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
5 136 (4.72%) CCNA
6 94 (3.26%) RHCE
7 83 (2.88%) Security Cleared
8 82 (2.85%) MCITP
9 70 (2.43%) MCSA
10 64 (2.22%) SC Cleared
11 54 (1.87%) CCNP
11 54 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 49 (1.70%) MCTS
13 47 (1.63%) MCP
14 34 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (1.11%) DV Cleared
16 19 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
17 18 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (0.52%) LPIC
19 10 (0.35%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.72%) SLA
2 80 (2.78%) QA
3 39 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.069%) HL7
6 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 786 (27.28%) Active Directory
2 546 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 160 (5.55%) vSphere
5 152 (5.28%) KVM
6 118 (4.10%) NFS
7 111 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 92 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 92 (3.19%) Xen
9 71 (2.46%) XenServer
10 66 (2.29%) XenApp
11 52 (1.80%) Sendmail
12 51 (1.77%) Varnish
13 50 (1.74%) Postfix
14 44 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 38 (1.32%) Samba
16 32 (1.11%) Terminal Services
17 23 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 22 (0.76%) XenDesktop
19 17 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 658 (22.84%) Puppet
2 362 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
3 291 (10.10%) Nagios
4 65 (2.26%) SCCM
5 64 (2.22%) Cacti
6 60 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 51 (1.77%) ZABBIX
8 45 (1.56%) Tivoli
8 45 (1.56%) Backup Exec
9 44 (1.53%) SCOM
10 34 (1.18%) CFEngine
11 31 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 30 (1.04%) Cobbler
13 29 (1.01%) WSUS
14 28 (0.97%) HAProxy
15 26 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
16 25 (0.87%) Vagrant
17 22 (0.76%) Ganglia
17 22 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
18 19 (0.66%) YUM
Vendors
1 978 (33.95%) VMware
2 785 (27.25%) Red Hat
3 620 (21.52%) Microsoft
4 371 (12.88%) Cisco
5 291 (10.10%) HP
6 265 (9.20%) Oracle
7 235 (8.16%) Citrix
8 121 (4.20%) IBM
9 116 (4.03%) EMC
10 102 (3.54%) Veritas
10 102 (3.54%) Symantec
11 101 (3.51%) JBoss
12 97 (3.37%) NetApp
13 70 (2.43%) Dell
14 55 (1.91%) Sun
15 50 (1.74%) Juniper
16 41 (1.42%) Rackspace
17 39 (1.35%) Google
18 38 (1.32%) Apple
19 36 (1.25%) SolarWinds
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, BUPA Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + 8k On call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + 30 days, final salary pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday