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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 289 251 244
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 976 1327 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.28% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.33% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1135 1261
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
87998 99707 108539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75045 83110 89630
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 £27,000
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 1 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 1 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 +9 461 £50,000 +5.26% 57
South East -47 229 £40,000 - 20
East of England -11 76 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Yorkshire +8 51 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East Midlands +30 50 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South West -46 39 £34,000 -15.00% 8
West Midlands -25 34 £30,000 -11.76% 6
North West -7 32 £34,500 +0.72% 5
North East -6 4 £44,000 +46.66% 4
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Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 1272 (61.81%) Linux
2 816 (39.65%) Windows
3 791 (38.44%) VMware
4 536 (26.04%) Active Directory
5 533 (25.90%) Microsoft
6 523 (25.41%) Windows Server
7 498 (24.20%) Puppet
8 480 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 462 (22.45%) Python
10 436 (21.19%) Firewall
10 436 (21.19%) DevOps
11 415 (20.17%) Bash Shell
11 415 (20.17%) Red Hat
12 408 (19.83%) MySQL
13 407 (19.78%) DNS
14 384 (18.66%) Unix
14 384 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
15 357 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 354 (17.20%) Apache
17 328 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
18 318 (15.45%) Finance
19 313 (15.21%) Perl
20 311 (15.11%) LAMP
20 311 (15.11%) CentOS
21 292 (14.19%) SQL
22 291 (14.14%) Cisco
23 284 (13.80%) SAN
24 276 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
25 261 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
26 256 (12.44%) Ansible

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
1 354 (17.20%) Apache
2 202 (9.82%) MS Exchange
3 176 (8.55%) Tomcat
4 137 (6.66%) IIS
4 137 (6.66%) nginx
5 135 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 99 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 88 (4.28%) OpenStack
8 83 (4.03%) SharePoint
9 64 (3.11%) JBoss
10 51 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 37 (1.80%) Skype for Business
13 25 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 24 (1.17%) Confluence
15 16 (0.78%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.78%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 189 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 104 (5.05%) MS Office
3 7 (0.34%) SPSS
4 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.15%) Revit
7 2 (0.097%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.097%) Windchill
8 1 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.049%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.63%) HFM
2 9 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.15%) Magento
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FS
8 2 (0.097%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.097%) Changepoint
8 2 (0.097%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.097%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.097%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.097%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 384 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (4.03%) Office 365
4 61 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (1.99%) SaaS
6 38 (1.85%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (1.26%) IaaS
9 23 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 23 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 21 (1.02%) SoftLayer
11 16 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (0.63%) GitHub
12 13 (0.63%) Google Apps
12 13 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
14 11 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.53%) PaaS
15 10 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 436 (21.19%) Firewall
2 407 (19.78%) DNS
3 284 (13.80%) SAN
4 212 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 195 (9.48%) DHCP
6 143 (6.95%) VPN
7 131 (6.37%) LAN
7 131 (6.37%) WAN
8 116 (5.64%) Internet
9 106 (5.15%) NAS
10 95 (4.62%) iSCSI
11 83 (4.03%) VLAN
12 75 (3.64%) LDAP
13 70 (3.40%) VoIP
14 58 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
14 58 (2.82%) SSL
15 50 (2.43%) SMTP
16 49 (2.38%) HTTP
17 46 (2.24%) SNMP
18 42 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (19.83%) MySQL
2 230 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 60 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (2.87%) MongoDB
5 56 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 40 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
8 37 (1.80%) Hadoop
9 30 (1.46%) Redis
9 30 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.07%) Couchbase
12 20 (0.97%) Big Data
13 19 (0.92%) NoSQL
13 19 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.73%) CouchDB
16 13 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 226 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 117 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 55 (2.67%) TeamCity
4 54 (2.62%) Vagrant
5 53 (2.58%) Subversion
6 45 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (1.75%) JIRA
8 21 (1.02%) Selenium
9 19 (0.92%) Gerrit
10 13 (0.63%) Maven
11 11 (0.53%) GitLab
12 10 (0.49%) PHPUnit
13 9 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.29%) Hudson
15 5 (0.24%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.19%) ClearCase
17 3 (0.15%) Ant
17 3 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 318 (15.45%) Finance
2 110 (5.34%) Law
3 106 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 98 (4.76%) Marketing
5 54 (2.62%) Banking
6 34 (1.65%) Back Office
7 33 (1.60%) Games
8 32 (1.55%) Retail
9 31 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.17%) Publishing
12 23 (1.12%) Advertising
13 16 (0.78%) Legal
14 15 (0.73%) Electronics
15 9 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.19%) Billing
16 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) German Language
17 3 (0.15%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (15.11%) LAMP
2 118 (5.73%) Web Services
3 100 (4.86%) LEMP Stack
4 77 (3.74%) .NET
5 45 (2.19%) HTML
6 37 (1.80%) Middleware
7 31 (1.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 30 (1.46%) CSS
8 30 (1.46%) XML
9 29 (1.41%) Memcached
10 27 (1.31%) Java EE
11 26 (1.26%) ELK Stack
11 26 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (0.83%) Akka
13 16 (0.78%) JMS
14 14 (0.68%) ASP.NET
14 14 (0.68%) JMX
14 14 (0.68%) Node.js
15 12 (0.58%) J2EE
16 11 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 101 (4.91%) Clustering
3 96 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 73 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.19%) Replication
7 41 (1.99%) Statistics
8 35 (1.70%) HP Storage
9 30 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 26 (1.26%) PKI
11 24 (1.17%) EqualLogic
12 23 (1.12%) iPad
13 22 (1.07%) User Experience
14 20 (0.97%) Cryptography
15 19 (0.92%) Fintech
16 17 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 17 (0.83%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.78%) Wiki
18 15 (0.73%) Fat Client
18 15 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1272 (61.81%) Linux
2 816 (39.65%) Windows
3 523 (25.41%) Windows Server
4 384 (18.66%) Unix
5 357 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 311 (15.11%) CentOS
7 276 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 261 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 198 (9.62%) Ubuntu
10 103 (5.00%) Debian
10 103 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 86 (4.18%) Solaris
12 85 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 42 (2.04%) HPUX
14 38 (1.85%) AIX
15 26 (1.26%) Windows 10
16 25 (1.21%) SUSE
17 21 (1.02%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.92%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (21.19%) DevOps
2 197 (9.57%) ITIL
3 191 (9.28%) Configuration Management
4 175 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (7.14%) High Availability
7 124 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 113 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
9 97 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 91 (4.42%) E-Commerce
10 91 (4.42%) Load Balancing
10 91 (4.42%) Open Source
11 73 (3.55%) Service Management
12 66 (3.21%) Analytics
13 65 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
14 59 (2.87%) Business Continuity
14 59 (2.87%) Migration
15 56 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (2.58%) Change Management
17 52 (2.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 462 (22.45%) Python
2 415 (20.17%) Bash Shell
3 313 (15.21%) Perl
4 292 (14.19%) SQL
5 253 (12.29%) PHP
6 202 (9.82%) Ruby
7 195 (9.48%) Java
8 185 (8.99%) PowerShell
9 172 (8.36%) Shell Script
10 54 (2.62%) JavaScript
11 34 (1.65%) C#
12 33 (1.60%) C
13 27 (1.31%) C++
14 26 (1.26%) Korn
15 23 (1.12%) VB
16 17 (0.83%) VBA
17 11 (0.53%) VBScript
18 9 (0.44%) AWK
19 8 (0.39%) Scala
20 7 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (7.24%) Degree
2 131 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (4.23%) MCSE
3 87 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 86 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (3.26%) CCNA
6 55 (2.67%) MCP
7 48 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (2.14%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.70%) MCSA
10 30 (1.46%) MCITP
11 23 (1.12%) CCNP
12 20 (0.97%) RHCE
13 18 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.58%) ACCA
15 12 (0.58%) CIMA
16 8 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.39%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.91%) SLA
2 26 (1.26%) QA
3 23 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.15%) BS7799
7 2 (0.097%) GAAP
7 2 (0.097%) GxP
8 1 (0.049%) DICOM
8 1 (0.049%) HL7
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 536 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 480 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 153 (7.43%) vSphere
5 118 (5.73%) Docker
6 111 (5.39%) KVM
7 81 (3.94%) NFS
8 66 (3.21%) Xen
9 61 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
11 46 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
12 35 (1.70%) XenApp
13 27 (1.31%) Varnish
14 23 (1.12%) VirtualBox
15 21 (1.02%) Corosync
15 21 (1.02%) Squid
16 20 (0.97%) Terminal Services
17 19 (0.92%) Postfix
18 18 (0.87%) iptables
19 17 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 498 (24.20%) Puppet
2 328 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
3 256 (12.44%) Ansible
4 235 (11.42%) Nagios
5 136 (6.61%) SCCM
6 68 (3.30%) HAProxy
7 63 (3.06%) SCOM
8 58 (2.82%) ZABBIX
9 55 (2.67%) NetBackup
10 51 (2.48%) Salt
11 43 (2.09%) Cacti
12 35 (1.70%) logstash
13 34 (1.65%) Backup Exec
14 32 (1.55%) WSUS
15 25 (1.21%) HP SIM
16 22 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
16 22 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 21 (1.02%) Tivoli
18 19 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
19 17 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 791 (38.44%) VMware
2 533 (25.90%) Microsoft
3 415 (20.17%) Red Hat
4 291 (14.14%) Cisco
5 179 (8.70%) HP
6 175 (8.50%) Oracle
7 138 (6.71%) Citrix
8 106 (5.15%) NetApp
9 68 (3.30%) Rackspace
10 66 (3.21%) Dell
11 57 (2.77%) Symantec
12 54 (2.62%) CheckPoint
13 52 (2.53%) Juniper
14 49 (2.38%) 3PAR
15 45 (2.19%) Google
15 45 (2.19%) Splunk
15 45 (2.19%) Veeam
16 42 (2.04%) EMC
17 41 (1.99%) IBM
18 34 (1.65%) Veritas
West London
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance/company car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23700 - £24700 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits -Contributory pension ma
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, holiday etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £350000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Washington, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great base, benefits, work/life balance
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago