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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 166 180 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 20 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.41% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
3688 3930 3658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.11% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3092 3263 3203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 -
Oldham - 1 £23,000 - 1
Stockport - 1 £30,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) MySQL
3 14 (34.15%) Debian
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
6 11 (26.83%) Perl
6 11 (26.83%) LAMP
7 10 (24.39%) VMware
7 10 (24.39%) Apache
7 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 10 (24.39%) Open Source
8 9 (21.95%) Cisco
8 9 (21.95%) Nagios
9 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
9 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (19.51%) Puppet
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
10 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.07%) PHP
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
11 6 (14.63%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
11 6 (14.63%) Clustering
11 6 (14.63%) nginx

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.63%) nginx
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (7.32%) CMS
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.44%) IIS
7 1 (2.44%) JBoss
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Agresso
1 1 (2.44%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.44%) assyst
1 1 (2.44%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Route 53
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 6 (14.63%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 5 (12.20%) FTP
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) NAS
7 2 (4.88%) OpenVPN
7 2 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) IPsec
7 2 (4.88%) PPTP
8 1 (2.44%) Telnet
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) LAMP
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) COM
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Debian
3 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
6 5 (12.20%) CentOS
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.32%) SUSE
8 3 (7.32%) Solaris
9 2 (4.88%) AIX
9 2 (4.88%) HPUX
9 2 (4.88%) Fedora
9 2 (4.88%) Tru64
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Data Management
5 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) SDLC
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
6 2 (4.88%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) PHP
3 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Lua
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) RHCE
1 5 (12.20%) RHCA
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.20%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (9.76%) pfSense
4 2 (4.88%) Samba
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Nagios
2 8 (19.51%) Puppet
3 5 (12.20%) ZABBIX
4 4 (9.76%) Cacti
4 4 (9.76%) ARCserve
4 4 (9.76%) SCVMM
4 4 (9.76%) Ansible
5 3 (7.32%) Munin
5 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (24.39%) VMware
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (9.76%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.88%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Epicor
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) QAD
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) Sage
8 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
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