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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 286 263 232
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 995 1245 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.22% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.27% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1079 1241
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
85387 98349 102901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.25% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72079 82738 83928
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 £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -20 483 £50,000 +5.26% 51
South East -20 237 £41,000 +2.50% 29
Yorkshire +16 59 £35,000 +6.06% 4
East of England -28 54 £42,000 +12.00% 11
North West +10 47 £30,000 -7.69% 5
East Midlands +39 44 £32,500 -7.14% 2
South West +4 42 £34,712 -0.82% 4
West Midlands -40 19 £35,000 -8.49% 3
North East +15 10 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1231 (62.23%) Linux
2 828 (41.86%) Windows
3 792 (40.04%) VMware
4 552 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 549 (27.76%) Active Directory
6 525 (26.54%) Puppet
7 512 (25.88%) Microsoft
8 469 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 444 (22.45%) DevOps
10 427 (21.59%) Python
11 417 (21.08%) Red Hat
12 388 (19.62%) Firewall
13 387 (19.57%) Bash Shell
14 357 (18.05%) Finance
15 351 (17.75%) Apache
16 346 (17.49%) MySQL
17 345 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 342 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
19 340 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
20 339 (17.14%) DNS
21 327 (16.53%) Perl
22 315 (15.93%) Unix
23 276 (13.95%) Cisco
24 270 (13.65%) LAMP
24 270 (13.65%) Ansible
25 263 (13.30%) SAN
26 255 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
27 254 (12.84%) CentOS
28 247 (12.49%) MS Exchange
29 246 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 351 (17.75%) Apache
2 247 (12.49%) MS Exchange
3 156 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 154 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 121 (6.12%) nginx
6 118 (5.97%) IIS
7 114 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 93 (4.70%) SharePoint
9 65 (3.29%) JBoss
10 57 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
11 56 (2.83%) OpenStack
12 43 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 37 (1.87%) Skype for Business
14 30 (1.52%) Confluence
15 16 (0.81%) Hubot
15 16 (0.81%) SAS
15 16 (0.81%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 197 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 114 (5.76%) MS Office
3 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.10%) Windchill
8 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.96%) HFM
2 10 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (0.40%) Infor M3
3 8 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.20%) Movex
7 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.051%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.051%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.051%) Magento
9 1 (0.051%) Misys Equation
9 1 (0.051%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 342 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (6.77%) Office 365
3 105 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (1.87%) SaaS
6 34 (1.72%) IaaS
7 29 (1.47%) PaaS
8 25 (1.26%) Amazon S3
9 17 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
9 17 (0.86%) SoftLayer
10 16 (0.81%) Slack
11 15 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 13 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.66%) GitHub
14 12 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
15 11 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
16 10 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 388 (19.62%) Firewall
2 339 (17.14%) DNS
3 263 (13.30%) SAN
4 194 (9.81%) TCP/IP
5 178 (9.00%) DHCP
6 129 (6.52%) VPN
7 127 (6.42%) LAN
8 116 (5.86%) WAN
9 106 (5.36%) NAS
10 91 (4.60%) Internet
11 74 (3.74%) LDAP
12 68 (3.44%) iSCSI
13 54 (2.73%) Wireless
14 50 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
15 49 (2.48%) VLAN
16 46 (2.33%) SMTP
17 44 (2.22%) HTTP
18 42 (2.12%) SSL
19 39 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
20 36 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (17.49%) MySQL
2 240 (12.13%) SQL Server
3 59 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 36 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 35 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 35 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 29 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.37%) Redis
9 25 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (1.16%) Big Data
11 22 (1.11%) Couchbase
12 18 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.81%) Hyperion Smart View
14 14 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.66%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.61%) QlikView
17 11 (0.56%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 223 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 75 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 65 (3.29%) JIRA
4 48 (2.43%) Subversion
5 43 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 39 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.76%) GitLab
9 11 (0.56%) Selenium
10 9 (0.46%) Gerrit
10 9 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.40%) Maven
11 8 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.40%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.30%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.20%) Gradle
14 4 (0.20%) Hudson
14 4 (0.20%) Redmine
General
1 357 (18.05%) Finance
2 108 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 88 (4.45%) Law
4 76 (3.84%) Banking
5 75 (3.79%) Marketing
6 45 (2.28%) Retail
7 35 (1.77%) Games
8 27 (1.37%) Back Office
9 25 (1.26%) Publishing
10 23 (1.16%) Advertising
11 20 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.71%) Legal
13 11 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.51%) Electronics
15 5 (0.25%) Billing
15 5 (0.25%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.20%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
18 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (13.65%) LAMP
2 117 (5.92%) Web Services
3 80 (4.04%) LEMP Stack
4 45 (2.28%) .NET
5 33 (1.67%) Middleware
6 31 (1.57%) Java EE
7 29 (1.47%) HTML
8 26 (1.31%) ELK Stack
9 25 (1.26%) XML
10 23 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
11 21 (1.06%) JMS
12 20 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (0.86%) CSS
14 16 (0.81%) Memcached
15 15 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
16 14 (0.71%) JSON
17 13 (0.66%) REST
18 12 (0.61%) ASP.NET
18 12 (0.61%) Node.js
18 12 (0.61%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 210 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 93 (4.70%) Clustering
3 84 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 54 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (2.58%) Replication
7 31 (1.57%) Public Cloud
8 30 (1.52%) Statistics
9 27 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 25 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 25 (1.26%) Thin Client
11 24 (1.21%) Fintech
12 23 (1.16%) iPad
13 17 (0.86%) PKI
13 17 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.81%) HP Storage
14 16 (0.81%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.71%) AS400
15 14 (0.71%) Cryptography
16 13 (0.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1231 (62.23%) Linux
2 828 (41.86%) Windows
3 552 (27.91%) Windows Server
4 345 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 315 (15.93%) Unix
6 255 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 254 (12.84%) CentOS
8 246 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 193 (9.76%) Ubuntu
10 98 (4.95%) Windows 7
11 84 (4.25%) Debian
12 73 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (2.83%) Solaris
14 48 (2.43%) Windows 10
15 39 (1.97%) Mac OS X
16 30 (1.52%) Windows 8
17 28 (1.42%) AIX
17 28 (1.42%) SUSE
18 26 (1.31%) HPUX
19 18 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (22.45%) DevOps
2 218 (11.02%) Configuration Management
3 205 (10.36%) ITIL
4 153 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
5 131 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (6.22%) High Availability
7 118 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 110 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 103 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
10 98 (4.95%) Open Source
11 91 (4.60%) Load Balancing
12 86 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 65 (3.29%) Analytics
14 63 (3.19%) Project Management
15 61 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 58 (2.93%) CRM
17 53 (2.68%) Migration
18 51 (2.58%) Service Management
19 50 (2.53%) Infrastructure Management
20 47 (2.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 427 (21.59%) Python
2 387 (19.57%) Bash Shell
3 327 (16.53%) Perl
4 228 (11.53%) SQL
5 223 (11.27%) PHP
6 219 (11.07%) PowerShell
7 187 (9.45%) Ruby
8 155 (7.84%) Shell Script
9 136 (6.88%) Java
10 51 (2.58%) JavaScript
11 30 (1.52%) C
12 27 (1.37%) C#
13 25 (1.26%) VB
14 17 (0.86%) VBA
15 14 (0.71%) Korn
16 10 (0.51%) VBScript
17 8 (0.40%) C++
18 7 (0.35%) VB6
19 6 (0.30%) Clipper
20 5 (0.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 140 (7.08%) Degree
2 107 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 93 (4.70%) CCNA
5 71 (3.59%) Security Cleared
6 66 (3.34%) MCSE
7 53 (2.68%) MCP
8 50 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 47 (2.38%) MCSA
10 43 (2.17%) SC Cleared
11 27 (1.37%) MCITP
11 27 (1.37%) RHCE
12 20 (1.01%) CCNP
13 17 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (0.71%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.61%) CCA
17 11 (0.56%) ACCA
17 11 (0.56%) CIMA
18 7 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.45%) PCI DSS
2 73 (3.69%) SLA
3 37 (1.87%) QA
4 26 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.051%) GAAP
8 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
System Software
1 549 (27.76%) Active Directory
2 469 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (7.99%) Hyper-V
3 158 (7.99%) vSphere
4 134 (6.77%) Docker
5 88 (4.45%) NFS
6 82 (4.15%) KVM
7 74 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
8 48 (2.43%) Xen
9 47 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
11 32 (1.62%) VMware ESX
12 24 (1.21%) Postfix
12 24 (1.21%) Terminal Services
13 21 (1.06%) Corosync
14 20 (1.01%) Samba
14 20 (1.01%) Squid
15 19 (0.96%) XenApp
16 18 (0.91%) iptables
17 15 (0.76%) LXC
Systems Management
1 525 (26.54%) Puppet
2 340 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
3 270 (13.65%) Ansible
4 242 (12.23%) Nagios
5 161 (8.14%) SCCM
6 53 (2.68%) HAProxy
7 52 (2.63%) Salt
8 48 (2.43%) NetBackup
9 45 (2.28%) SCOM
10 44 (2.22%) Cacti
11 36 (1.82%) logstash
12 29 (1.47%) Backup Exec
13 28 (1.42%) ZABBIX
14 27 (1.37%) Tivoli
14 27 (1.37%) WSUS
15 26 (1.31%) Cobbler
16 22 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 19 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
18 17 (0.86%) Rsyslog
19 16 (0.81%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 792 (40.04%) VMware
2 512 (25.88%) Microsoft
3 417 (21.08%) Red Hat
4 276 (13.95%) Cisco
5 157 (7.94%) Oracle
6 140 (7.08%) HP
7 122 (6.17%) Citrix
8 97 (4.90%) NetApp
9 78 (3.94%) Rackspace
10 59 (2.98%) Juniper
10 59 (2.98%) Veeam
11 55 (2.78%) CheckPoint
12 53 (2.68%) EMC
12 53 (2.68%) Symantec
13 47 (2.38%) Dell
14 43 (2.17%) Google
15 37 (1.87%) Veritas
16 35 (1.77%) Splunk
17 34 (1.72%) SAP
18 32 (1.62%) Avaya
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £350000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life Insurance, Company Pension Sche
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £40,000 plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago