The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 17 April 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 Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 34 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.61% - 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.92% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 294 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.06% 98.00% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 250 270 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Ipswich

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 30 (88.24%) Windows
1 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 26 (76.47%) Web Services
3 25 (73.53%) UNIX
3 25 (73.53%) Firewall
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 24 (70.59%) DNS
5 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
6 22 (64.71%) SAN
6 22 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (61.76%) DHCP
8 20 (58.82%) Shell Script
8 20 (58.82%) PowerShell
8 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
9 18 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (52.94%) KVM
10 17 (50.00%) VPN
11 16 (47.06%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (44.12%) Release Management
13 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (38.24%) Cisco
13 13 (38.24%) CCNP
13 13 (38.24%) CCNA
13 13 (38.24%) MCSE
13 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
14 9 (26.47%) VMware
14 9 (26.47%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) Resin
3 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) Firewall
2 24 (70.59%) DNS
3 23 (67.65%) TCP/IP
4 22 (64.71%) SAN
5 21 (61.76%) DHCP
6 17 (50.00%) VPN
7 16 (47.06%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.82%) LAN
8 3 (8.82%) WAN
9 2 (5.88%) SMTP
9 2 (5.88%) HTTP
10 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.94%) NAS
10 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) LPAR
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
1 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) CentOS
4 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Debian
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (44.12%) Release Management
3 9 (26.47%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Shell Script
1 20 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) MCSE
1 13 (38.24%) CCNP
1 13 (38.24%) CCNA
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 18 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (52.94%) KVM
4 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat