The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 82 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 0.36% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
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
989 1332 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.86% 96.52% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 701 981 1082
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Colchester +12 3 £41,250 +50.00%
Loughton - 3 £45,000 -
Witham +1 2 - -
Harlow - 1 £47,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £48,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Essex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) SCOM
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec