The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 41 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.62% 2.46% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.63% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 2
Average salary £38,750 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.10% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £59,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 457 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 93.24% 93.65% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 285 395 407
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Systems Administrator
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) NetApp
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) MCSA
9 3 (20.00%) Dell
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) MCTS
9 3 (20.00%) MCITP
9 3 (20.00%) Information Management
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (13.33%) SLA
10 2 (13.33%) Linux
10 2 (13.33%) VPN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) FishEye
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Clojure
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Lotus
6 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco