The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 77 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.63% 0.28% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.29% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £31,500 £40,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £36,900 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,100 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
778 690 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.86% 96.50% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 671 625 593
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Leicester +15 5 £31,500 -12.50%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
2 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (41.18%) OpenStack
3 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) Clustering
5 5 (29.41%) PaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (29.41%) iPhone
5 5 (29.41%) HPUX
5 5 (29.41%) IIS
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (41.18%) OpenStack
2 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.88%) Maya
3 1 (5.88%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
1 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Lucene
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) iPhone
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) HPUX
6 3 (17.65%) CentOS
7 2 (11.76%) Debian
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
1 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Software Licensing
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Autodesk
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Planview
3 1 (5.88%) Google