The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 55 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.65% 1.86% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 1.88% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 4
Median salary £32,500 £24,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -52.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 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
628 426 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 92.49% 98.84% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 438 330 449
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Liverpool -13 17 £33,000 +37.50%
Prescot - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Merseyside region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Siebel
6 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) IaaS
7 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
7 5 (21.74%) PaaS
7 5 (21.74%) iPad
7 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
7 5 (21.74%) Clustering
7 5 (21.74%) Law
7 5 (21.74%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) Avaya
8 3 (13.04%) Firewall
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Legal
9 2 (8.70%) Games
9 2 (8.70%) Replication

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
1 5 (21.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) IP Telephony
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) DSL
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.70%) VPLS
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) NuGet
General
1 5 (21.74%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
1 5 (21.74%) iPad
2 2 (8.70%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Siebel
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Avaya
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Sun