The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 60 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 33 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.75% 1.53% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 1.60% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -57.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1145 1064 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.34% 96.03% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 988 887 1006
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Chelmsford -1 5 £47,500 - 1
Saffron Walden - 4 £37,500 -
Basildon +6 1 £27,500 -
Brentwood 0 1 £45,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Linux
3 40 (78.43%) UNIX
4 39 (76.47%) VMware
5 38 (74.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (70.59%) Cisco
7 34 (66.67%) Firewall
7 34 (66.67%) Xen
8 23 (45.10%) Technical Analysis
9 16 (31.37%) NetApp
9 16 (31.37%) Apache
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 9 (17.65%) AIX
12 8 (15.69%) MCSE
12 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (11.76%) Oracle
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
16 4 (7.84%) MCITP
16 4 (7.84%) CentOS
16 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
16 4 (7.84%) HPUX
16 4 (7.84%) Solaris
16 4 (7.84%) Fedora
16 4 (7.84%) RHCE
16 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
16 4 (7.84%) Debian

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (31.37%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) VoIP
2 3 (5.88%) ADSL
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) POP3
4 1 (1.96%) SMTP
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) IMAP
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Linux
3 40 (78.43%) UNIX
4 9 (17.65%) AIX
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.84%) CentOS
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.84%) HPUX
6 4 (7.84%) Solaris
6 4 (7.84%) Debian
6 4 (7.84%) Fedora
7 3 (5.88%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.96%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL
5 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) MCSE
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) RHCE
2 4 (7.84%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (66.67%) Xen
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) VMware
2 36 (70.59%) Cisco
3 16 (31.37%) NetApp
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
Chelmsford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago