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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
North West / Manchester
Rank 188 138 158
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 1.09% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.12% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 27
Median salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £26,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,200
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
3665 3211 3831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.70% 97.19% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3071 2666 3235
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 2 £34,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (34.38%) MySQL
6 10 (31.25%) Perl
6 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 9 (28.13%) CentOS
7 9 (28.13%) Puppet
8 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.00%) PHP
9 7 (21.88%) Unix
9 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (21.88%) DevOps
10 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) Apache
11 5 (15.63%) Solaris
11 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.63%) Nagios
11 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
11 5 (15.63%) High Availability
11 5 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (12.50%) Private Cloud
12 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (12.50%) Sophos
12 4 (12.50%) LAMP
12 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (9.38%) MS Excel

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 (18.75%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Site Server
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) MailChimp
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (28.13%) CentOS
5 7 (21.88%) Unix
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.63%) Solaris
7 3 (9.38%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) HPUX
7 3 (9.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (6.25%) Debian
8 2 (6.25%) Fedora
9 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps
2 5 (15.63%) High Availability
3 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (3.13%) DSDM
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) IT Audit
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) RUP
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Perl
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) NDS
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Nagios
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.13%) Salt
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Sophos
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.25%) Sage
5 2 (6.25%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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