The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
North West / Manchester
Rank 179 121 168
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 1.59% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.66% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 24
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,575
10% offered a salary of more than £65,550 £55,000 £43,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
3531 3017 3715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.77% 95.99% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3046 2522 3202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 2 £38,250 +9.28%
Bury - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 1 £65,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) MySQL
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (32.26%) Perl
6 9 (29.03%) PHP
7 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.81%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) iPad
9 6 (19.35%) Puppet
9 6 (19.35%) Apache
9 6 (19.35%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (19.35%) LAMP
10 5 (16.13%) CRM
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) CentOS
10 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (16.13%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
11 4 (12.90%) Sophos
12 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (9.68%) NetApp
12 3 (9.68%) Cisco
13 2 (6.45%) GitHub
13 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
13 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) MailChimp
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 2 (6.45%) Fedora
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Gentoo
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) CRM
1 5 (16.13%) DevOps
2 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) High Availability
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) IT Audit
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Perl
2 9 (29.03%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.81%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 6 (19.35%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) Sophos
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.45%) Sage
5 2 (6.45%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) NetIQ