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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 74 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.93% 0.14% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.15% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £45,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
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
838 673 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.44% 96.70% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 725 611 644
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 - 7 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
2 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Puppet
2 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 7 (41.18%) Ansible
4 7 (41.18%) OpenStack
5 6 (35.29%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Apple
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (29.41%) IaaS
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) iPhone
6 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (29.41%) PaaS
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) HPUX
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
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 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
1 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) iPhone
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) HPUX
5 3 (17.65%) Debian
5 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (17.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
1 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) Ruby
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Java
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (41.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Planview
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat