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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 95 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.55% 1.05% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £33,125 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,675 £29,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £39,200 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
1214 912 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.59% 95.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 964 700 737
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 27 January 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
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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
Basildon - 1 £37,500 -
Dunmow - 1 £28,750 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Xen
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) SSH
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Telematics
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) FTP
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Telematics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Xen
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat