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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 60 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 0.49% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.51% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
567 591 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.19% 96.89% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 462 514 552
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 August 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
(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 +7 4 £50,000 +16.27%
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Firmware
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) HPUX
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Games
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) SLA

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) HPUX
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 13 days ago