The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 1 August 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 84 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.95% 0.37% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.38% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +16.15%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1091 1041 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.70% 97.02% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 819 858 734
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
4 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
5 16 (61.54%) AIX
5 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (57.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
7 12 (46.15%) IBM
8 11 (42.31%) Clustering
8 11 (42.31%) LPAR
9 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
9 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
9 10 (38.46%) Legal
9 10 (38.46%) Validation
9 10 (38.46%) Solaris
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco
9 10 (38.46%) HP
9 10 (38.46%) ITIL
10 9 (34.62%) Symantec
10 9 (34.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (30.77%) Cobbler
11 8 (30.77%) KVM
11 8 (30.77%) HACMP
11 8 (30.77%) Veritas
12 7 (26.92%) SAN
12 7 (26.92%) YUM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (7.69%) Mule
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (38.46%) Legal
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
1 11 (42.31%) LPAR
2 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (30.77%) HACMP
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) UNIX
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) AIX
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Solaris
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) HPUX
7 3 (11.54%) VMS
8 2 (7.69%) SUSE
9 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 10 (38.46%) Validation
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) sed
3 2 (7.69%) C-shell
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (30.77%) KVM
4 6 (23.08%) GPFS
5 5 (19.23%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) Squid
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Cobbler
2 7 (26.92%) YUM
3 4 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (46.15%) IBM
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 10 (38.46%) HP
5 9 (34.62%) Symantec
6 8 (30.77%) Veritas
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
9 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
9 2 (7.69%) EMC
9 2 (7.69%) JBoss
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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