The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 156 161 173
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.66% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Salford - 3 £32,500 - 1
Stockport +8 1 £30,000 -17.80%
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (66.04%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) MySQL
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 16 (30.19%) Nagios
4 16 (30.19%) Puppet
5 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
5 15 (28.30%) Debian
6 14 (26.42%) SQL
7 13 (24.53%) DNS
7 13 (24.53%) VMware
7 13 (24.53%) LAMP
8 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
8 12 (22.64%) Apache
9 11 (20.75%) Perl
9 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.87%) Cisco
10 10 (18.87%) nginx
10 10 (18.87%) Open Source
10 10 (18.87%) DevOps
11 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (16.98%) Internet
11 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
12 8 (15.09%) PHP
12 8 (15.09%) SAN
12 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.09%) CentOS
13 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (22.64%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) nginx
3 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
4 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
5 5 (9.43%) CMS
5 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
7 3 (5.66%) IIS
8 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.89%) JBoss
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.55%) SaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 2 (3.77%) Route 53
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 9 (16.98%) Internet
3 8 (15.09%) SAN
3 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.21%) Firewall
5 6 (11.32%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) WAN
6 5 (9.43%) FTP
7 4 (7.55%) NAS
8 3 (5.66%) OpenVPN
9 2 (3.77%) PPTP
9 2 (3.77%) DHCP
9 2 (3.77%) VoIP
9 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.77%) IPsec
9 2 (3.77%) VLAN
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.89%) Network Security
10 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) MySQL
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Aerospike
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) LAMP
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
3 4 (7.55%) COM
4 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.77%) .NET
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Clustering
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
2 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 15 (28.30%) Debian
4 8 (15.09%) CentOS
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
7 5 (9.43%) UNIX
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.66%) SUSE
9 3 (5.66%) Solaris
10 2 (3.77%) AIX
10 2 (3.77%) HPUX
10 2 (3.77%) Fedora
10 2 (3.77%) Tru64
10 2 (3.77%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Open Source
1 10 (18.87%) DevOps
2 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) CRM
2 7 (13.21%) Data Management
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) Scrum
4 4 (7.55%) Network Design
4 4 (7.55%) SDLC
5 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) Server Building
5 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.77%) TDD
6 2 (3.77%) Kanban
6 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Perl
3 8 (15.09%) PHP
4 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.55%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) RHCE
1 5 (9.43%) RHCA
2 2 (3.77%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Docker
4 4 (7.55%) pfSense
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.77%) Samba
7 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) Nagios
1 16 (30.19%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.43%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.55%) Cacti
4 4 (7.55%) ARCserve
4 4 (7.55%) Ansible
4 4 (7.55%) SCVMM
5 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.66%) Munin
6 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
4 10 (18.87%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix
6 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (7.55%) WatchGuard
8 3 (5.66%) New Relic
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) Sun
10 1 (1.89%) Juniper
10 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.89%) Veeam
10 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.89%) Percona
10 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
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