The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 59 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.89% 1.14% 4.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.17% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 20
Average salary £38,750 £33,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £46,250 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Systems Administrator
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 512 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.75% 97.52% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 343 442 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware