The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank - 48 44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.38% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.48% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Average salary - £40,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.78%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
264 338 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.31% 93.11% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 152 281 406
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) RHCE
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) QA

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) RHCE
2 2 (25.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco