The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 259 245 216
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1171 1312 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.34% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.39% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1105 1272
Average salary £42,700 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
91358 94470 93145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.12% 96.49% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77495 78985 75634
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -54 518 £50,000 - 70
South East -20 237 £42,500 +6.25% 34
South West +20 97 £40,000 +5.26% 11
East of England +4 92 £42,000 +12.00% 11
Yorkshire -1 84 £37,000 +5.71% 12
West Midlands +9 65 £40,000 +24.03% 10
North West +41 55 £34,500 +1.47% 11
East Midlands -15 22 £35,184 +3.48% 5
North East +2 4 £16,500 -56.57% 2
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1605 (65.56%) Linux
2 1103 (45.06%) Windows
3 927 (37.87%) VMware
4 652 (26.63%) Windows Server
5 614 (25.08%) Active Directory
6 574 (23.45%) Python
7 572 (23.37%) Microsoft
8 524 (21.41%) Bash Shell
9 520 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 515 (21.04%) Puppet
11 500 (20.42%) Red Hat
11 500 (20.42%) Firewall
12 489 (19.98%) DNS
13 483 (19.73%) MySQL
14 468 (19.12%) Perl
15 454 (18.55%) Apache
16 443 (18.10%) DevOps
17 428 (17.48%) Unix
18 424 (17.32%) SQL
19 410 (16.75%) CentOS
20 398 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
21 393 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 374 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
23 356 (14.54%) SQL Server
24 334 (13.64%) Finance
25 330 (13.48%) SAN
26 327 (13.36%) Cisco
27 325 (13.28%) LAMP
28 300 (12.25%) TCP/IP
28 300 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 454 (18.55%) Apache
2 265 (10.83%) MS Exchange
3 248 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 213 (8.70%) IIS
5 188 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 123 (5.02%) nginx
7 84 (3.43%) SharePoint
8 79 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 72 (2.94%) Skype for Business
10 65 (2.66%) OpenStack
11 52 (2.12%) WebSphere
12 37 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
13 35 (1.43%) JBoss
14 33 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
15 30 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
16 27 (1.10%) Node.js
17 24 (0.98%) WebLogic
18 21 (0.86%) Apache Spark
19 18 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
20 16 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 188 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.43%) MS Office
3 7 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.082%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.041%) HipChat
7 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 15 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.29%) HFM
4 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
5 4 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.16%) Magento
5 4 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.12%) assyst
7 2 (0.082%) Line 500
7 2 (0.082%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.082%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.082%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.041%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 374 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.10%) Office 365
4 65 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (2.25%) IaaS
6 45 (1.84%) SaaS
7 35 (1.43%) Amazon S3
8 31 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 23 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 20 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.61%) Joyent
14 14 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.41%) PaaS
18 8 (0.33%) Google Apps
19 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
20 3 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 500 (20.42%) Firewall
2 489 (19.98%) DNS
3 330 (13.48%) SAN
4 300 (12.25%) TCP/IP
5 277 (11.32%) DHCP
6 200 (8.17%) LAN
6 200 (8.17%) WAN
7 195 (7.97%) VPN
8 132 (5.39%) VLAN
9 119 (4.86%) iSCSI
10 102 (4.17%) LDAP
11 101 (4.13%) Internet
12 95 (3.88%) VoIP
13 93 (3.80%) SSL
14 69 (2.82%) HTTP
15 68 (2.78%) NAS
16 65 (2.66%) SMTP
17 64 (2.61%) FTP
18 63 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
18 63 (2.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (19.73%) MySQL
2 356 (14.54%) SQL Server
3 119 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (3.59%) MongoDB
5 68 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 67 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (2.37%) Redis
8 52 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 45 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 34 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (0.98%) Big Data
17 23 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
18 21 (0.86%) CouchDB
18 21 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 168 (6.86%) Jenkins
2 154 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 92 (3.76%) Subversion
4 55 (2.25%) TeamCity
5 44 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 42 (1.72%) JIRA
7 30 (1.23%) Vagrant
8 28 (1.14%) Selenium
9 21 (0.86%) Hudson
10 19 (0.78%) Gerrit
11 12 (0.49%) Maven
11 12 (0.49%) PHPUnit
12 11 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.37%) Ant
13 9 (0.37%) ERwin
14 8 (0.33%) Toad
15 6 (0.25%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.25%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.20%) Liquibase
17 4 (0.16%) Emacs
General
1 334 (13.64%) Finance
2 92 (3.76%) Marketing
3 90 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 76 (3.10%) Law
5 62 (2.53%) Banking
6 47 (1.92%) Games
7 43 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.72%) Advertising
9 35 (1.43%) Publishing
10 23 (0.94%) Retail
11 22 (0.90%) Legal
12 15 (0.61%) Back Office
13 12 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.45%) Electronics
15 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.29%) Billing
16 7 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.25%) Front Office
18 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
19 2 (0.082%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (13.28%) LAMP
2 139 (5.68%) Web Services
3 95 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
4 68 (2.78%) Middleware
5 66 (2.70%) .NET
6 56 (2.29%) HTML
7 42 (1.72%) CSS
8 36 (1.47%) Memcached
9 32 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
10 27 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
11 25 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
12 21 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
12 21 (0.86%) XML
13 19 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
14 18 (0.74%) Akka
15 15 (0.61%) Flash
16 14 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
17 12 (0.49%) 802.1X
17 12 (0.49%) Behat
18 11 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 160 (6.54%) Clustering
3 124 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 99 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 87 (3.55%) Replication
7 53 (2.17%) EqualLogic
8 39 (1.59%) User Experience
9 34 (1.39%) HP Storage
9 34 (1.39%) Statistics
10 25 (1.02%) Hedge funds
11 24 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 23 (0.94%) Fintech
13 20 (0.82%) Blackberry
14 19 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
15 18 (0.74%) CESG
16 17 (0.69%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.69%) PKI
17 15 (0.61%) CMDB
17 15 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1605 (65.56%) Linux
2 1103 (45.06%) Windows
3 652 (26.63%) Windows Server
4 428 (17.48%) Unix
5 410 (16.75%) CentOS
6 398 (16.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 393 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 300 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 253 (10.33%) Ubuntu
10 140 (5.72%) Windows 7
11 135 (5.51%) Solaris
12 122 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 111 (4.53%) Debian
14 77 (3.15%) AIX
15 44 (1.80%) SUSE
16 41 (1.67%) HPUX
17 32 (1.31%) Windows 8
18 28 (1.14%) Fedora
19 21 (0.86%) Android
20 20 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (18.10%) DevOps
2 271 (11.07%) ITIL
3 208 (8.50%) High Availability
4 192 (7.84%) Configuration Management
5 183 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 177 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (6.09%) E-Commerce
8 136 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 126 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
11 106 (4.33%) Open Source
12 96 (3.92%) Project Management
13 95 (3.88%) Change Management
14 91 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
15 79 (3.23%) Service Delivery
16 75 (3.06%) ERP
17 72 (2.94%) Problem Management
18 66 (2.70%) Migration
19 64 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
20 59 (2.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 574 (23.45%) Python
2 524 (21.41%) Bash Shell
3 468 (19.12%) Perl
4 424 (17.32%) SQL
5 279 (11.40%) Java
6 246 (10.05%) Ruby
7 239 (9.76%) PHP
8 220 (8.99%) PowerShell
9 214 (8.74%) Shell Script
10 85 (3.47%) JavaScript
11 41 (1.67%) C
12 40 (1.63%) C#
13 39 (1.59%) C++
14 36 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.27%) VBScript
16 29 (1.18%) Korn
16 29 (1.18%) VB
17 28 (1.14%) AWK
18 14 (0.57%) Tcl
19 11 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 209 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 187 (7.64%) Degree
3 158 (6.45%) MCSE
4 115 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (4.29%) CCNA
6 90 (3.68%) Security Cleared
7 88 (3.59%) MCITP
8 82 (3.35%) MCSA
9 76 (3.10%) MCP
10 60 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (1.72%) CCNP
12 31 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 24 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 21 (0.86%) RHCE
15 20 (0.82%) MCTS
16 18 (0.74%) CCA
16 18 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.53%) CCIE
17 13 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.64%) SLA
2 36 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.86%) QA
5 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.082%) BS7799
7 2 (0.082%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.041%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.041%) GxP
System Software
1 614 (25.08%) Active Directory
2 520 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 173 (7.07%) vSphere
5 130 (5.31%) KVM
6 108 (4.41%) Docker
7 96 (3.92%) NFS
8 75 (3.06%) Xen
9 69 (2.82%) XenServer
10 68 (2.78%) XenApp
11 63 (2.57%) Varnish
11 63 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
12 46 (1.88%) VMware ESX
13 29 (1.18%) vCloud
14 28 (1.14%) iptables
14 28 (1.14%) Postfix
15 22 (0.90%) VirtualBox
16 21 (0.86%) Samba
17 20 (0.82%) XenDesktop
18 19 (0.78%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 515 (21.04%) Puppet
2 296 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
3 188 (7.68%) Nagios
4 154 (6.29%) Ansible
5 131 (5.35%) SCCM
6 105 (4.29%) SCOM
7 101 (4.13%) Backup Exec
8 78 (3.19%) WSUS
9 77 (3.15%) ZABBIX
10 54 (2.21%) NetBackup
11 41 (1.67%) Tivoli
12 34 (1.39%) Salt
13 32 (1.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 29 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
15 28 (1.14%) Graphite
15 28 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
15 28 (1.14%) HP SIM
16 25 (1.02%) Cacti
17 20 (0.82%) HAProxy
18 18 (0.74%) SELinux
Vendors
1 927 (37.87%) VMware
2 572 (23.37%) Microsoft
3 500 (20.42%) Red Hat
4 327 (13.36%) Cisco
5 219 (8.95%) Oracle
6 196 (8.01%) Citrix
7 157 (6.41%) HP
8 136 (5.56%) Symantec
9 112 (4.58%) Dell
10 89 (3.64%) NetApp
11 87 (3.55%) IBM
12 48 (1.96%) Veeam
13 46 (1.88%) EMC
14 37 (1.51%) 3PAR
14 37 (1.51%) Veritas
15 36 (1.47%) Google
15 36 (1.47%) SAP
16 34 (1.39%) Sophos
17 27 (1.10%) Splunk
18 26 (1.06%) Avaya
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive Salary based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 Per Annum £30-70K +
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago