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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 148 159 182
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.60% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.64% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 12
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3171 3744 4096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.21% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2626 3096 3547
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 2 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 2 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 - 2 £32,500 -
Stockport +9 1 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) MySQL
2 23 (41.82%) Puppet
3 19 (34.55%) Nagios
4 18 (32.73%) Apache
5 15 (27.27%) DNS
5 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
6 14 (25.45%) Windows
6 14 (25.45%) LAMP
6 14 (25.45%) DevOps
7 12 (21.82%) Debian
7 12 (21.82%) CentOS
7 12 (21.82%) PHP
8 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.00%) Perl
8 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 11 (20.00%) nginx
9 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (18.18%) SQL
9 10 (18.18%) VMware
10 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (16.36%) Open Source
11 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
11 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (32.73%) Apache
2 11 (20.00%) nginx
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.91%) CMS
5 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) WordPress
6 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.82%) JBoss
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
3 3 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.64%) Route 53
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) Internet
4 5 (9.09%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) FTP
4 5 (9.09%) NAS
4 5 (9.09%) OpenVPN
5 4 (7.27%) IPsec
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 3 (5.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.64%) SNMP
7 2 (3.64%) DHCP
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) VoIP
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
7 2 (3.64%) PPTP
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
7 2 (3.64%) SSL
8 1 (1.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
4 3 (5.45%) Aerospike
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) LAMP
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) COM
4 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Cryptography
1 4 (7.27%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Windows
3 12 (21.82%) Debian
3 12 (21.82%) CentOS
4 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX
7 3 (5.45%) Solaris
7 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.45%) SUSE
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.45%) FreeNAS
8 2 (3.64%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.64%) AIX
8 2 (3.64%) HPUX
8 2 (3.64%) Fedora
8 2 (3.64%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) DevOps
2 9 (16.36%) Open Source
3 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.73%) CRM
3 7 (12.73%) Data Management
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.27%) Analytics
5 4 (7.27%) SDLC
6 3 (5.45%) Server Building
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Kanban
7 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.64%) TDD
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) PHP
2 11 (20.00%) Perl
2 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) RHCE
1 5 (9.09%) RHCA
2 2 (3.64%) MCP
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (3.64%) Samba
4 1 (1.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) Puppet
2 19 (34.55%) Nagios
3 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.91%) Ansible
5 4 (7.27%) Cacti
6 2 (3.64%) Munin
6 2 (3.64%) SCCM
6 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.82%) logstash
7 1 (1.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.45%) NetApp
6 3 (5.45%) New Relic
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Apple
7 2 (3.64%) Sun
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Veeam
8 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.82%) Percona
8 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
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