The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 162 158 137
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.41% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.43% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 35
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3794 3920 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3390 3225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Stockport - 1 £36,500 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (53.19%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 18 (38.30%) PHP
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
6 14 (29.79%) MySQL
6 14 (29.79%) VMware
7 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
8 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (21.28%) CentOS
9 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (21.28%) Python
10 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
10 9 (19.15%) Nagios
10 9 (19.15%) Ruby
11 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
12 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.89%) C
12 7 (14.89%) C++
12 7 (14.89%) VPN
12 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
12 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (14.89%) OpenStack
12 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.89%) OpenStack
4 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.64%) Apache
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.13%) nginx
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Agresso
2 1 (2.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.51%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) VPN
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) VoIP
2 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.13%) IPv4
5 1 (2.13%) IPv6
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.13%) HBase
6 1 (2.13%) Redis
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.13%) MapReduce
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) HACMP
2 1 (2.13%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.28%) CentOS
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.38%) UNIX
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) Debian
8 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.26%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) Tru64
9 1 (2.13%) HPUX
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
2 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (12.77%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.51%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) ERP
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.13%) Data Management
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) PHP
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Python
4 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.15%) Ruby
5 7 (14.89%) C
5 7 (14.89%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) Perl
7 2 (4.26%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) MCSE
1 4 (8.51%) CCNA
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) RHCE
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.13%) RHEV
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Nagios
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) logstash
3 3 (6.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.77%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) ProCurve
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle
6 4 (8.51%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Percona
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Nortel
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) Sun
8 1 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) Sybase
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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