The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 166 152 167
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.69% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 14
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,550 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Systems Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3333 3202 3743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.57% 96.50% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2872 2617 3061
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Altrincham - 4 £25,000 - 2
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Manchester region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 34 (64.15%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) MySQL
3 25 (47.17%) Windows
4 21 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (37.74%) CentOS
6 19 (35.85%) Java
7 17 (32.08%) Web Services
7 17 (32.08%) Statistics
7 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.08%) Puppet
8 16 (30.19%) Change Management
8 16 (30.19%) Security Management
8 16 (30.19%) Network Design
8 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
8 16 (30.19%) Shell Script
9 15 (28.30%) SQL
10 14 (26.42%) SAN
10 14 (26.42%) VMware
11 12 (22.64%) Firewall
11 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
12 11 (20.75%) High Availability
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (18.87%) DTS
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (18.87%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Node.js
4 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) SAN
2 12 (22.64%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
4 6 (11.32%) VPN
5 5 (9.43%) SSH
5 5 (9.43%) SSL
5 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) VLAN
5 5 (9.43%) WAN
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
6 4 (7.55%) LAN
6 4 (7.55%) LDAP
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.77%) NAS
8 2 (3.77%) SMTP
9 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.87%) DTS
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) WAP
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Statistics
2 10 (18.87%) Replication
3 4 (7.55%) AS400
3 4 (7.55%) iSeries
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.77%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Linux
2 25 (47.17%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (37.74%) CentOS
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.66%) Unix
9 2 (3.77%) Fedora
9 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Change Management
2 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
2 16 (30.19%) Network Design
2 16 (30.19%) Security Management
3 11 (20.75%) High Availability
4 10 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (18.87%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (18.87%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
7 4 (7.55%) Email Filtering
7 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) Web Operations
9 2 (3.77%) Open Source
10 1 (1.89%) DSDM
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.89%) RUP
10 1 (1.89%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) Shell Script
3 15 (28.30%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
4 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.32%) CCNA
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.66%) CCA
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.66%) MCITP
4 3 (5.66%) MCP
4 3 (5.66%) MCSA
4 3 (5.66%) MCTS
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) XenServer
4 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) iptables
5 1 (1.89%) Postfix
5 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Puppet
2 10 (18.87%) LiteSpeed
3 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.89%) Cacti
4 1 (1.89%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) VMware
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco
3 6 (11.32%) Veeam
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Infor
4 4 (7.55%) Intel Security
4 4 (7.55%) IronPort
4 4 (7.55%) Lotus
4 4 (7.55%) ScanSafe
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) NetApp
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Sun
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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