The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 85 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.23% 1.36% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.41% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 15
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Essex region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Essex

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Colchester 0 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Loughton - 1 £32,000 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 8 (34.78%) Internet
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) FTP
6 7 (30.43%) HTTP
6 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) Electronics
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) SSH
6 7 (30.43%) Telematics
6 7 (30.43%) Server Monitoring
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) C
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) NetApp
8 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
8 5 (21.74%) Legal
8 5 (21.74%) Websense
8 5 (21.74%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Internet
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) FTP
2 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) SSH
3 4 (17.39%) PBX
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 4 (17.39%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Telematics
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
1 7 (30.43%) Server Monitoring
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) Practice Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) CCENT
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 5 (21.74%) Websense
4 5 (21.74%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
5 4 (17.39%) LexisNexis
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