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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 299 261 247
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 952 1313 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.28% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.32% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1128 1194
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,781 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
88595 99120 104958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75423 82622 86348
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 £26,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -18 446 £50,000 +5.26% 60
South East -65 207 £40,000 - 24
East of England -4 74 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire +29 59 £37,500 +4.89% 4
East Midlands +31 52 £32,500 - 5
North West -4 37 £32,500 -3.70% 9
South West -19 37 £32,000 -24.70% 8
West Midlands -8 33 £32,750 -12.66% 4
North East -4 7 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1267 (61.77%) Linux
2 818 (39.88%) Windows
3 797 (38.86%) VMware
4 535 (26.08%) Microsoft
5 534 (26.04%) Active Directory
6 528 (25.74%) Windows Server
7 512 (24.96%) Puppet
8 486 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 469 (22.87%) Python
10 437 (21.31%) Firewall
11 435 (21.21%) DevOps
12 425 (20.72%) Red Hat
13 410 (19.99%) Bash Shell
14 395 (19.26%) DNS
15 389 (18.97%) MySQL
16 377 (18.38%) Unix
17 374 (18.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 370 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
19 349 (17.02%) Finance
20 344 (16.77%) Apache
21 326 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
22 324 (15.80%) Perl
23 299 (14.58%) LAMP
24 295 (14.38%) Cisco
25 288 (14.04%) CentOS
26 281 (13.70%) SQL
27 271 (13.21%) SAN
28 268 (13.07%) Ansible
29 266 (12.97%) Windows Server 2008
30 263 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 344 (16.77%) Apache
2 213 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 172 (8.39%) Tomcat
4 146 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 139 (6.78%) nginx
6 124 (6.05%) IIS
7 104 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 92 (4.49%) SharePoint
9 83 (4.05%) OpenStack
10 63 (3.07%) JBoss
11 58 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 34 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
14 31 (1.51%) Skype for Business
15 27 (1.32%) Confluence
16 21 (1.02%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.73%) Apache Spark
17 15 (0.73%) WebSphere
18 11 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 188 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 107 (5.22%) MS Office
3 7 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.29%) SPSS
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.15%) Revit
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.098%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.098%) Windchill
8 1 (0.049%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.68%) HFM
2 9 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.20%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FS
8 2 (0.098%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.098%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.098%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.098%) Changepoint
8 2 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.098%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 370 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (4.78%) Office 365
3 81 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.95%) SaaS
6 31 (1.51%) Amazon S3
7 28 (1.37%) IaaS
8 24 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 21 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 21 (1.02%) SoftLayer
10 14 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.63%) GitHub
11 13 (0.63%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.63%) PaaS
12 12 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
13 11 (0.54%) AWS OpsWorks
14 10 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 437 (21.31%) Firewall
2 395 (19.26%) DNS
3 271 (13.21%) SAN
4 212 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 188 (9.17%) DHCP
6 141 (6.87%) VPN
7 130 (6.34%) LAN
7 130 (6.34%) WAN
8 109 (5.31%) Internet
9 101 (4.92%) NAS
10 87 (4.24%) iSCSI
11 75 (3.66%) LDAP
12 69 (3.36%) VLAN
13 60 (2.93%) VoIP
14 54 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
15 51 (2.49%) SSL
16 49 (2.39%) SMTP
17 46 (2.24%) HTTP
18 43 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
19 37 (1.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (18.97%) MySQL
2 229 (11.17%) SQL Server
3 63 (3.07%) MongoDB
3 63 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 40 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 37 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
8 31 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.41%) Redis
10 23 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.07%) Big Data
12 20 (0.98%) Couchbase
13 16 (0.78%) CouchDB
13 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.63%) QlikView
16 11 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 220 (10.73%) Jenkins
2 104 (5.07%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.49%) Vagrant
4 47 (2.29%) Subversion
5 46 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 44 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 43 (2.10%) JIRA
8 19 (0.93%) Selenium
9 14 (0.68%) Gerrit
10 12 (0.59%) GitLab
10 12 (0.59%) Maven
11 10 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.34%) PHPUnit
13 6 (0.29%) Hudson
14 5 (0.24%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.20%) ClearCase
16 3 (0.15%) Ant
16 3 (0.15%) Gradle
16 3 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 349 (17.02%) Finance
2 106 (5.17%) Law
3 100 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 96 (4.68%) Marketing
5 69 (3.36%) Banking
6 41 (2.00%) Retail
7 37 (1.80%) Games
8 36 (1.76%) Back Office
9 29 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.22%) Advertising
12 23 (1.12%) Publishing
13 14 (0.68%) Electronics
14 13 (0.63%) Legal
15 11 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Billing
17 3 (0.15%) German Language
17 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (14.58%) LAMP
2 118 (5.75%) Web Services
3 95 (4.63%) LEMP Stack
4 65 (3.17%) .NET
5 45 (2.19%) HTML
6 34 (1.66%) Middleware
7 30 (1.46%) XML
8 29 (1.41%) CSS
8 29 (1.41%) ELK Stack
8 29 (1.41%) Java EE
8 29 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 27 (1.32%) Memcached
9 27 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (0.88%) JMS
11 14 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 14 (0.68%) JMX
12 13 (0.63%) Akka
12 13 (0.63%) Node.js
13 12 (0.59%) J2EE
14 11 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 101 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 97 (4.73%) Clustering
4 76 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.24%) Replication
7 37 (1.80%) Statistics
8 30 (1.46%) HP Storage
8 30 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 25 (1.22%) iPad
10 23 (1.12%) PKI
11 22 (1.07%) Fintech
12 20 (0.98%) Cryptography
12 20 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 19 (0.93%) User Experience
14 18 (0.88%) EqualLogic
15 17 (0.83%) Fat Client
15 17 (0.83%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.83%) Thin Client
15 17 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1267 (61.77%) Linux
2 818 (39.88%) Windows
3 528 (25.74%) Windows Server
4 377 (18.38%) Unix
5 374 (18.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 288 (14.04%) CentOS
7 266 (12.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 263 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 190 (9.26%) Ubuntu
10 98 (4.78%) Windows 7
11 96 (4.68%) Debian
12 76 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 75 (3.66%) Solaris
14 39 (1.90%) HPUX
15 37 (1.80%) AIX
16 35 (1.71%) Windows 10
17 32 (1.56%) SUSE
18 30 (1.46%) Mac OS X
19 21 (1.02%) Windows 8
20 15 (0.73%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (21.21%) DevOps
2 205 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 195 (9.51%) ITIL
4 168 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
5 135 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (6.58%) High Availability
6 128 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 110 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 96 (4.68%) Open Source
9 93 (4.53%) Load Balancing
10 92 (4.49%) Service Delivery
11 87 (4.24%) E-Commerce
12 71 (3.46%) Service Management
13 70 (3.41%) Analytics
14 61 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (2.93%) Business Continuity
16 56 (2.73%) Migration
17 54 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
18 52 (2.54%) Incident Management
18 52 (2.54%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 469 (22.87%) Python
2 410 (19.99%) Bash Shell
3 324 (15.80%) Perl
4 281 (13.70%) SQL
5 245 (11.95%) PHP
6 198 (9.65%) Ruby
7 179 (8.73%) PowerShell
8 173 (8.43%) Java
9 165 (8.04%) Shell Script
10 54 (2.63%) JavaScript
11 34 (1.66%) C#
12 29 (1.41%) C
13 23 (1.12%) C++
14 22 (1.07%) Korn
15 21 (1.02%) VB
16 19 (0.93%) VBA
17 10 (0.49%) VBScript
18 8 (0.39%) Scala
19 5 (0.24%) Go
20 4 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 158 (7.70%) Degree
2 116 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (3.71%) MCSE
5 75 (3.66%) CCNA
6 74 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 50 (2.44%) MCP
7 50 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (1.95%) SC Cleared
9 34 (1.66%) MCSA
10 26 (1.27%) CCNP
11 25 (1.22%) MCITP
12 22 (1.07%) RHCE
13 15 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.63%) ACCA
14 13 (0.63%) CIMA
15 10 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.39%) HND
16 8 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.44%) SLA
2 30 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.37%) QA
4 17 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.15%) BS7799
7 2 (0.098%) GAAP
7 2 (0.098%) GxP
8 1 (0.049%) DICOM
8 1 (0.049%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.049%) HL7
System Software
1 534 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 486 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (7.70%) Hyper-V
4 150 (7.31%) vSphere
5 119 (5.80%) Docker
6 104 (5.07%) KVM
7 82 (4.00%) NFS
8 63 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
8 63 (3.07%) Xen
9 51 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
10 48 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
11 30 (1.46%) XenApp
12 28 (1.37%) Terminal Services
13 25 (1.22%) Corosync
14 23 (1.12%) Postfix
14 23 (1.12%) Squid
14 23 (1.12%) Varnish
15 20 (0.98%) VirtualBox
16 17 (0.83%) Samba
16 17 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 512 (24.96%) Puppet
2 326 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
3 268 (13.07%) Ansible
4 239 (11.65%) Nagios
5 138 (6.73%) SCCM
6 69 (3.36%) HAProxy
7 58 (2.83%) SCOM
8 55 (2.68%) NetBackup
9 54 (2.63%) Salt
10 44 (2.15%) ZABBIX
11 41 (2.00%) Cacti
12 40 (1.95%) logstash
13 30 (1.46%) Backup Exec
14 26 (1.27%) WSUS
15 23 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 22 (1.07%) Cobbler
16 22 (1.07%) HP SIM
17 21 (1.02%) Tivoli
18 20 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
18 20 (0.98%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 797 (38.86%) VMware
2 535 (26.08%) Microsoft
3 425 (20.72%) Red Hat
4 295 (14.38%) Cisco
5 178 (8.68%) HP
6 172 (8.39%) Oracle
7 130 (6.34%) Citrix
8 101 (4.92%) NetApp
9 72 (3.51%) Rackspace
10 56 (2.73%) CheckPoint
11 55 (2.68%) Symantec
12 53 (2.58%) Juniper
13 52 (2.54%) Dell
14 47 (2.29%) Google
14 47 (2.29%) Veeam
15 44 (2.15%) 3PAR
16 43 (2.10%) Splunk
17 42 (2.05%) IBM
18 41 (2.00%) EMC
19 34 (1.66%) Veritas
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Sea Salt Cornwall
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible working hours plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago