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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 165 158 145
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.54% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.57% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 32
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
3849 3710 3687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.92% 94.57% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 3240 3243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Manchester

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) PHP
4 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
5 11 (28.21%) MySQL
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.08%) Web Services
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (20.51%) VMware
7 8 (20.51%) CentOS
8 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.95%) Python
8 7 (17.95%) VPN
8 7 (17.95%) C
8 7 (17.95%) C++
9 6 (15.38%) Apache
9 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (15.38%) Nagios
9 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
9 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
9 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) VPN
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) IPv4
5 1 (2.56%) IPv6
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
1 1 (2.56%) HACMP
1 1 (2.56%) Replication
1 1 (2.56%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) CentOS
5 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) UNIX
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.13%) AIX
10 1 (2.56%) HPUX
10 1 (2.56%) Solaris
10 1 (2.56%) Tru64
10 1 (2.56%) SUSE
10 1 (2.56%) Debian
10 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.56%) Data Management
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) PHP
3 7 (17.95%) Python
3 7 (17.95%) C
3 7 (17.95%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Varnish
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.56%) RHEV
4 1 (2.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Nagios
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.56%) logstash
3 1 (2.56%) Kibana
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Nortel
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
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