The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 67 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.44% 0.94% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.97% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,250 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Systems Administrator
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
444 308 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.37% 96.55% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 392 245 210
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) DHCP
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) CMS
8 1 (10.00%) Replication
8 1 (10.00%) CCNP
8 1 (10.00%) CCNA
8 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DHCP
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) KVM
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec