The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North East region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 59 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.09% 0.14% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 0.14% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £42,500 £31,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% +7.82%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
687 713 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.55% 97.01% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 553 625 641
Median salary £37,500 £35,592 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the North East

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the North East

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 10 £35,000 - 1
Durham +18 4 £42,500 +37.09%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 12 (52.17%) Unix
4 10 (43.48%) SLA
5 9 (39.13%) Solaris
5 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (34.78%) AIX
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) MySQL
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
10 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (17.39%) PHP
10 4 (17.39%) MCSA
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) CentOS
10 4 (17.39%) WSUS
10 4 (17.39%) Puppet
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Ansible
11 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
11 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 3 (13.04%) Git (software)

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) Linode
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) BGP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) IPsec
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Redis
3 2 (8.70%) TokuMX
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 9 (39.13%) Solaris
4 8 (34.78%) AIX
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) CentOS
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) High Availability
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Kanban
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Jython
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) AAT
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) RHCA
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Gluster
3 2 (8.70%) LXC
3 2 (8.70%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.04%) Nagios
2 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.70%) Graphite
3 2 (8.70%) Graylog
3 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.70%) Icinga
3 2 (8.70%) logstash
3 2 (8.70%) Salt
4 1 (4.35%) cPanel
4 1 (4.35%) OpenNMS
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) SaltStack