The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 80 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.93% 1.52% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.69% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 16
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £39,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,330 £47,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1004 1004 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.57% 89.96% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 782 803 976
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) MySQL
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) Intel
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
6 5 (26.32%) Clustering
6 5 (26.32%) NAS
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (21.05%) BladeLogic
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
7 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
7 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
7 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Windows NT

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) Broadband
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000
4 4 (21.05%) Windows NT
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Management
1 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PHP
1 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) MCTS
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
3 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) BladeLogic
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Intel
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco