The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.02% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £22,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
476 623 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.58% 95.70% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 361 524 498
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Merseyside region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Merseyside

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool - 20 £22,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
5 10 (37.04%) MCSE
5 10 (37.04%) MCSA
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Legal
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) MCP
7 4 (14.81%) Unisys
7 4 (14.81%) SAN
7 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
7 4 (14.81%) Clustering
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Law
7 4 (14.81%) EMC
7 4 (14.81%) Replication
7 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.81%) SRDF
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.81%) CentOS
7 4 (14.81%) LINC
7 4 (14.81%) Change Control

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (37.04%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (14.81%) Change Control
1 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
2 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
2 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
2 1 (3.70%) Migration
2 1 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) LINC
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) MCSE
1 10 (37.04%) MCSA
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (14.81%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.81%) SRDF
2 1 (3.70%) Squid
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Samba
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Munin
1 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) SmokePing
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Unisys
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat