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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 153 155 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 29 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.76% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.81% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 57
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
3721 3593 3912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.36% 94.48% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3130 3069 3389
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
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 3 March 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 March 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
Stockport - 3 £25,000 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £43,000 - 1
Salford - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
3 23 (33.33%) Firewall
4 20 (28.99%) Puppet
5 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.09%) MySQL
6 18 (26.09%) VMware
7 16 (23.19%) Nagios
8 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 14 (20.29%) Apache
9 14 (20.29%) Migration
9 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (20.29%) DevOps
10 12 (17.39%) LDAP
10 12 (17.39%) Cisco
11 11 (15.94%) ITIL
11 11 (15.94%) PHP
11 11 (15.94%) Information Security
11 11 (15.94%) CentOS
12 10 (14.49%) Office 365
12 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.49%) Business Continuity
12 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (13.04%) CISM
13 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.04%) CISSP
13 9 (13.04%) DNS
13 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (11.59%) nginx

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (20.29%) Apache
2 8 (11.59%) nginx
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) WordPress
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Magento
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Office 365
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) LDAP
3 9 (13.04%) DNS
4 7 (10.14%) Internet
5 6 (8.70%) SAN
6 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.25%) VoIP
6 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 5 (7.25%) IPsec
6 5 (7.25%) OpenVPN
7 4 (5.80%) VLAN
8 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.35%) NAS
8 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.35%) LAN
8 3 (4.35%) RTP
9 2 (2.90%) DHCP
9 2 (2.90%) SSL
9 2 (2.90%) Broadband
9 2 (2.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) MySQL
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Aerospike
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.80%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) LAMP
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) CSS
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.80%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) BBC
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
3 11 (15.94%) CentOS
4 7 (10.14%) UNIX
5 6 (8.70%) Debian
6 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.80%) Android
8 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Migration
1 14 (20.29%) DevOps
2 11 (15.94%) Information Security
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (14.49%) Business Continuity
4 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.80%) Analytics
7 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) High Availability
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.90%) Kanban
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.90%) Data Management
8 2 (2.90%) Scrum
8 2 (2.90%) CRM
9 1 (1.45%) BCP
9 1 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) PHP
2 8 (11.59%) SQL
3 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
5 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.80%) C
5 4 (5.80%) C++
6 3 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) CISSP
1 9 (13.04%) CISM
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.35%) Kamailio
5 1 (1.45%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Puppet
2 16 (23.19%) Nagios
3 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.80%) Cacti
5 2 (2.90%) Ansible
6 1 (1.45%) logstash
6 1 (1.45%) Kibana
6 1 (1.45%) Hyperic
6 1 (1.45%) WMI
6 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.09%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 6 (8.70%) WatchGuard
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) Apple
7 3 (4.35%) NetApp
7 3 (4.35%) New Relic
8 2 (2.90%) Percona
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits, Holiday, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago