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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 151 158 165
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 42 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 25
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
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
3991 3574 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.51% 94.95% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 3117 3803
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Wigan - 8 £25,000 -
Stockport -8 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Salford - 2 - -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (53.85%) Windows
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (48.08%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) Firewall
4 15 (28.85%) VMware
5 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
6 11 (21.15%) ITIL
6 11 (21.15%) Information Security
6 11 (21.15%) Migration
6 11 (21.15%) LDAP
6 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity
7 10 (19.23%) SQL
7 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (19.23%) Office 365
8 9 (17.31%) MySQL
8 9 (17.31%) Cisco
8 9 (17.31%) CISSP
8 9 (17.31%) CISM
9 7 (13.46%) UNIX
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (11.54%) WatchGuard
10 6 (11.54%) SAN
10 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 5 (9.62%) Apache
11 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) WordPress
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) LDAP
3 6 (11.54%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) RTP
5 3 (5.77%) IPsec
5 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.77%) VoIP
5 3 (5.77%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.85%) Broadband
6 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 2 (3.85%) OpenVPN
6 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.92%) MRTG
7 1 (1.92%) IMAP
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) BBC
2 2 (3.85%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) HP Superdome
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) UNIX
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.69%) CentOS
7 3 (5.77%) Debian
8 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.92%) AIX
9 1 (1.92%) HPUX
9 1 (1.92%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
1 11 (21.15%) Migration
1 11 (21.15%) Information Security
2 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity
2 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
3 3 (5.77%) High Availability
4 2 (3.85%) Analytics
4 2 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.92%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.92%) ITSM
5 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.92%) BCP
5 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Perl
2 4 (7.69%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) CISSP
1 9 (17.31%) CISM
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) Kamailio
4 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.92%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Nagios
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) Cacti
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.92%) WMI
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) WatchGuard
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Nortel
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.92%) Percona
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