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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 180 135 167
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 1.45% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.51% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 38
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
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
3631 3368 4103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.55% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2775 3513
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bury - 4 £30,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £25,000 -
Salford -3 2 £38,250 +9.28%
Stockport - 1 £65,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 15 (38.46%) MySQL
5 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 12 (30.77%) Perl
7 11 (28.21%) PHP
7 11 (28.21%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 9 (23.08%) Apache
9 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (20.51%) iPad
10 8 (20.51%) LAMP
11 7 (17.95%) SQL
12 6 (15.38%) CRM
12 6 (15.38%) Firewall
12 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
12 6 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (15.38%) CentOS
13 4 (10.26%) Puppet
13 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (10.26%) DevOps
13 4 (10.26%) Sophos
13 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
13 4 (10.26%) ERP
13 4 (10.26%) DNS
13 4 (10.26%) Cisco
14 3 (7.69%) Microsoft

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 9 (23.08%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.56%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 20 (51.28%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.38%) CentOS
5 3 (7.69%) Debian
5 3 (7.69%) Fedora
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Gentoo
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (10.26%) DevOps
2 4 (10.26%) ERP
3 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) BCP
4 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.56%) High Availability
4 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.56%) Validation
4 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Perl
2 11 (28.21%) PHP
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCSE
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) RHCA
2 1 (2.56%) RHCE
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Sophos
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) Sage
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
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