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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 162 153 144
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.65% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.69% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 41
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +10.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wigan - 4 £25,000 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (57.14%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.86%) Windows
4 20 (35.71%) Firewall
5 15 (26.79%) MySQL
6 14 (25.00%) VMware
7 12 (21.43%) Migration
7 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (21.43%) Puppet
7 12 (21.43%) Apache
7 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (19.64%) LDAP
8 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (19.64%) Information Security
9 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
9 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (17.86%) Cisco
9 10 (17.86%) Office 365
9 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.07%) Nagios
10 9 (16.07%) CISM
10 9 (16.07%) CISSP
10 9 (16.07%) ITIL
10 9 (16.07%) PHP
10 9 (16.07%) CentOS
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) UNIX
12 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
12 7 (12.50%) DevOps
13 6 (10.71%) WatchGuard

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WordPress
2 4 (7.14%) nginx
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) Firewall
2 11 (19.64%) LDAP
3 5 (8.93%) IPsec
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) OpenVPN
5 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.36%) VoIP
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.36%) RTP
6 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) Broadband
6 2 (3.57%) SSH
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.79%) IMAP
7 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.93%) Big Data
4 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) CSS
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) LAMP
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Cryptography
2 4 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) BBC
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Linux
2 24 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) CentOS
4 8 (14.29%) UNIX
5 4 (7.14%) Debian
5 4 (7.14%) Android
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Migration
2 11 (19.64%) Information Security
3 10 (17.86%) Business Continuity
3 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) High Availability
8 1 (1.79%) Time Management
8 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.79%) BCP
8 1 (1.79%) Project Management
8 1 (1.79%) Service Management
8 1 (1.79%) ITSM
8 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.79%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) PHP
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.93%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) C
5 4 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) CISM
1 9 (16.07%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CCNP
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Kamailio
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.79%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Cacti
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (1.79%) WMI
5 1 (1.79%) Kibana
5 1 (1.79%) logstash
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) VMware
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) WatchGuard
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) New Relic
7 1 (1.79%) Percona
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