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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / England
Rank 266 255 245
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 928 1179 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.28% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.33% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1044 1084
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
76072 88626 94521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.52% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63575 75149 79188
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +20 465 £49,000 -2.00% 42
South East +66 241 £40,000 -6.32% 35
East of England -6 67 £37,500 -6.25% 12
South West -20 48 £35,000 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +34 40 £30,000 -14.73% 4
North West -45 24 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire -28 22 £40,000 +8.10% 7
West Midlands -46 16 £32,500 -18.75% 4
North East +7 6 £32,000 +93.93%
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 1277 (66.55%) Linux
2 904 (47.11%) Windows
3 692 (36.06%) VMware
4 557 (29.03%) Windows Server
5 508 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 501 (26.11%) Puppet
7 484 (25.22%) Microsoft
8 417 (21.73%) DevOps
9 415 (21.63%) Red Hat
10 396 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 390 (20.32%) Bash Shell
12 357 (18.60%) Python
13 349 (18.19%) Firewall
14 325 (16.94%) MySQL
15 321 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
16 315 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
17 310 (16.15%) Apache
18 305 (15.89%) CentOS
19 301 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 299 (15.58%) DNS
21 294 (15.32%) Finance
22 279 (14.54%) Unix
23 278 (14.49%) Perl
23 278 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
24 266 (13.86%) Ubuntu
25 257 (13.39%) Ansible
26 247 (12.87%) PowerShell
27 246 (12.82%) SQL Server
28 235 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
29 220 (11.46%) SQL

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
1 310 (16.15%) Apache
2 212 (11.05%) MS Exchange
3 149 (7.76%) IIS
4 140 (7.30%) Tomcat
5 104 (5.42%) SharePoint
6 103 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 82 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 81 (4.22%) nginx
9 38 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (1.72%) OpenStack
11 30 (1.56%) Skype for Business
12 22 (1.15%) Confluence
12 22 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 22 (1.15%) JBoss
13 17 (0.89%) Hubot
14 14 (0.73%) Drupal
15 11 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.57%) Site Server
16 9 (0.47%) SAS
17 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 194 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 113 (5.89%) MS Office
3 9 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.21%) Autodesk Flame
4 4 (0.21%) Autodesk Smoke
4 4 (0.21%) Baselight
4 4 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) HFM
3 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.21%) Magento
6 4 (0.21%) Movex
6 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.10%) Misys Equation
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.10%) Primavera
8 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.052%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 321 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (8.39%) Office 365
3 141 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (3.18%) SaaS
5 32 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (1.62%) IaaS
7 28 (1.46%) PaaS
8 21 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.89%) Slack
12 16 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.78%) GitHub
14 6 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.31%) Heroku
15 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.26%) Route 53
16 4 (0.21%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.21%) Datadog
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 349 (18.19%) Firewall
2 299 (15.58%) DNS
3 215 (11.20%) SAN
4 213 (11.10%) TCP/IP
5 168 (8.75%) DHCP
6 148 (7.71%) LAN
7 142 (7.40%) WAN
8 141 (7.35%) VPN
9 90 (4.69%) Internet
10 88 (4.59%) NAS
11 83 (4.33%) LDAP
12 59 (3.07%) HTTP
12 59 (3.07%) VLAN
13 53 (2.76%) VoIP
14 46 (2.40%) Wireless
15 42 (2.19%) iSCSI
15 42 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (1.67%) Network Security
18 29 (1.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (16.94%) MySQL
2 246 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 56 (2.92%) MongoDB
4 54 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 28 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.25%) Redis
9 22 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 20 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.99%) Big Data
12 17 (0.89%) MariaDB
13 15 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.78%) Relational Database
14 13 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.52%) BigQuery
15 10 (0.52%) Hyperion Smart View
16 9 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 161 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 79 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 79 (4.12%) JIRA
3 64 (3.34%) Subversion
4 35 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 12 (0.63%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.57%) GitLab
7 11 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.52%) Redmine
9 9 (0.47%) Bundler
10 8 (0.42%) Maven
10 8 (0.42%) Travis CI
11 6 (0.31%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.26%) Buildbot
13 4 (0.21%) Selenium
14 3 (0.16%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.16%) Trac
15 2 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 294 (15.32%) Finance
2 118 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.70%) Banking
4 52 (2.71%) Marketing
5 42 (2.19%) Games
6 40 (2.08%) Law
7 38 (1.98%) Retail
8 26 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.20%) Advertising
10 22 (1.15%) Publishing
11 17 (0.89%) Electronics
11 17 (0.89%) Legal
12 15 (0.78%) Back Office
13 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.31%) Billing
15 5 (0.26%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.16%) Front Office
17 3 (0.16%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (10.94%) LAMP
2 131 (6.83%) Web Services
3 57 (2.97%) LEMP Stack
4 52 (2.71%) .NET
5 39 (2.03%) HTML
6 33 (1.72%) Node.js
7 17 (0.89%) CSS
8 16 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (0.78%) Memcached
9 15 (0.78%) Middleware
10 13 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (0.68%) XML
11 11 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (0.52%) Ajax
12 10 (0.52%) JSF
12 10 (0.52%) XHTML
13 9 (0.47%) EDI
14 8 (0.42%) ELK Stack
14 8 (0.42%) JSON
15 6 (0.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 216 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 84 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 58 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 55 (2.87%) Clustering
5 44 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (2.19%) Hedge funds
7 30 (1.56%) Fat Client
7 30 (1.56%) Thin Client
8 29 (1.51%) Replication
9 28 (1.46%) Fintech
10 24 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 19 (0.99%) Driving Licence
11 19 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 17 (0.89%) iPad
13 13 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.63%) AS400
15 10 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.52%) Smartphone
16 9 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
17 8 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1277 (66.55%) Linux
2 904 (47.11%) Windows
3 557 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 305 (15.89%) CentOS
5 301 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 279 (14.54%) Unix
7 278 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 266 (13.86%) Ubuntu
9 235 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 114 (5.94%) Debian
11 73 (3.80%) Mac OS X
12 72 (3.75%) Windows 7
13 63 (3.28%) Solaris
14 62 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 48 (2.50%) Windows 10
16 38 (1.98%) SUSE
17 32 (1.67%) AIX
18 28 (1.46%) Windows 8
19 21 (1.09%) Apple iOS
20 20 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (21.73%) DevOps
2 207 (10.79%) ITIL
3 199 (10.37%) Configuration Management
4 121 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (6.20%) Open Source
6 110 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 105 (5.47%) High Availability
8 89 (4.64%) E-Commerce
9 86 (4.48%) Project Management
10 83 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (3.91%) Load Balancing
12 70 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 61 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
14 57 (2.97%) CRM
15 51 (2.66%) Service Management
16 48 (2.50%) Migration
17 44 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (2.24%) Security Patching
19 39 (2.03%) Virtual Environments
20 38 (1.98%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 390 (20.32%) Bash Shell
2 357 (18.60%) Python
3 278 (14.49%) Perl
4 247 (12.87%) PowerShell
5 220 (11.46%) SQL
6 152 (7.92%) Ruby
7 151 (7.87%) PHP
8 108 (5.63%) Shell Script
9 104 (5.42%) Java
10 50 (2.61%) C#
11 44 (2.29%) JavaScript
12 37 (1.93%) C
13 22 (1.15%) VB
14 16 (0.83%) Korn
15 12 (0.63%) VBScript
16 11 (0.57%) C++
17 9 (0.47%) VB6
17 9 (0.47%) VBA
18 6 (0.31%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 161 (8.39%) Degree
2 104 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (4.90%) CCNA
5 72 (3.75%) MCSE
6 67 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 60 (3.13%) MCSA
8 30 (1.56%) MCP
9 27 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 24 (1.25%) MCITP
11 23 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (0.99%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.83%) CISSP
14 13 (0.68%) RHCE
15 11 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.47%) CCNP
16 9 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
17 8 (0.42%) GIAC
17 8 (0.42%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.54%) PCI DSS
2 60 (3.13%) SLA
3 39 (2.03%) QA
4 22 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.052%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.052%) GPG13
7 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 508 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 396 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 121 (6.31%) Docker
5 96 (5.00%) vSphere
6 75 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
7 59 (3.07%) NFS
8 47 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (2.40%) KVM
10 41 (2.14%) Xen
11 35 (1.82%) XenServer
12 32 (1.67%) VMware ESX
13 28 (1.46%) Varnish
14 26 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
15 24 (1.25%) VMware Server
16 21 (1.09%) iptables
17 19 (0.99%) Firmware
17 19 (0.99%) Samba
18 18 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
19 16 (0.83%) LXC
Systems Management
1 501 (26.11%) Puppet
2 315 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
3 257 (13.39%) Ansible
4 171 (8.91%) Nagios
5 117 (6.10%) SCCM
6 73 (3.80%) Salt
7 30 (1.56%) Cacti
7 30 (1.56%) SCOM
8 29 (1.51%) Backup Exec
8 29 (1.51%) NetBackup
9 27 (1.41%) OpenView
9 27 (1.41%) WSUS
10 24 (1.25%) Cobbler
11 22 (1.15%) Control-M
12 20 (1.04%) Tivoli
13 18 (0.94%) HAProxy
13 18 (0.94%) Kubernetes
14 17 (0.89%) ZABBIX
15 16 (0.83%) logstash
15 16 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 692 (36.06%) VMware
2 484 (25.22%) Microsoft
3 415 (21.63%) Red Hat
4 216 (11.26%) Cisco
5 146 (7.61%) Oracle
6 104 (5.42%) Citrix
7 99 (5.16%) HP
8 59 (3.07%) NetApp
9 55 (2.87%) Dell
10 50 (2.61%) EMC
11 42 (2.19%) Veritas
12 38 (1.98%) Juniper
13 36 (1.88%) Veeam
14 35 (1.82%) Avaya
14 35 (1.82%) Symantec
15 30 (1.56%) Google
16 28 (1.46%) Apple
16 28 (1.46%) Rackspace
16 28 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
16 28 (1.46%) Splunk
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Source Technology
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum £50,000 - £60,000 + bonus package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £27k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £35,884 - 43,052 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago