The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 200 192 221
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 32 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.94% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 36
Median salary £32,500 £36,750 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +17.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5293 6054 6755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.19% 96.48% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 4866 5415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the North West

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Manchester -9 16 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cheshire +30 13 £32,500 -23.52%
Merseyside -3 2 £36,250 +64.77% 1
Lancashire +3 1 £25,000 -29.57% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 West region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 51 (64.56%) Linux
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 28 (35.44%) MySQL
4 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (26.58%) CentOS
5 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (26.58%) VMware
6 20 (25.32%) Java
7 19 (24.05%) SLA
8 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
8 18 (22.78%) Web Services
8 18 (22.78%) Puppet
9 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
9 17 (21.52%) Statistics
9 17 (21.52%) SQL
9 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
9 17 (21.52%) Change Management
9 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (20.25%) Network Design
10 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
10 16 (20.25%) Firewall
10 16 (20.25%) Security Management
11 15 (18.99%) ITIL
11 15 (18.99%) SAN
11 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
13 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
13 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.06%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.80%) Node.js
5 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) SPSS
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) Firewall
2 15 (18.99%) SAN
3 10 (12.66%) DNS
4 8 (10.13%) DHCP
5 7 (8.86%) VPN
5 7 (8.86%) WAN
6 6 (7.59%) LAN
6 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.33%) SSH
7 5 (6.33%) SSL
7 5 (6.33%) VLAN
8 4 (5.06%) Internet
8 4 (5.06%) LDAP
9 3 (3.80%) NAS
9 3 (3.80%) Network Security
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.53%) SMTP
11 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (12.66%) DTS
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.86%) IBM BigInsights
6 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) Big Data
9 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Back Office
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) Web Services
2 4 (5.06%) WAP
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) LAMP
4 1 (1.27%) Gearman
4 1 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Statistics
2 11 (13.92%) Replication
3 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.86%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.06%) AS400
5 4 (5.06%) iSeries
6 3 (3.80%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.80%) iPad
7 2 (2.53%) Clustering
8 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Linux
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 21 (26.58%) CentOS
3 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (21.52%) Windows Server
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.19%) Unix
6 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.53%) Fedora
11 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (21.52%) Change Management
1 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
2 16 (20.25%) Network Design
2 16 (20.25%) Security Management
3 15 (18.99%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) High Availability
5 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (12.66%) Performance Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (10.13%) Server Building
6 8 (10.13%) Service Management
7 7 (8.86%) Analytics
7 7 (8.86%) Data Analytics
7 7 (8.86%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (8.86%) Line Management
8 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.33%) DevOps
9 5 (6.33%) Email Filtering
9 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
5 12 (15.19%) Perl
6 11 (13.92%) Python
7 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.66%) T-SQL
8 8 (10.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.80%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.80%) Scala
10 2 (2.53%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) C
11 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.59%) MCSE
5 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.06%) MCSA
7 3 (3.80%) CCA
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.80%) MCITP
7 3 (3.80%) MCP
7 3 (3.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO27005
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) GPFS
4 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.80%) XenServer
6 2 (2.53%) iptables
6 2 (2.53%) Postfix
6 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) vCloud
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.27%) vSphere
7 1 (1.27%) XenApp
7 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Puppet
2 10 (12.66%) LiteSpeed
3 8 (10.13%) Tivoli
4 7 (8.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.06%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) SCOM
6 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.27%) Cacti
7 1 (1.27%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (1.27%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) IBM
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco
4 7 (8.86%) Citrix
4 7 (8.86%) Intel
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.59%) Veeam
6 4 (5.06%) Infor
6 4 (5.06%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.06%) IronPort
6 4 (5.06%) Lotus
6 4 (5.06%) ScanSafe
7 3 (3.80%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) NetApp
7 3 (3.80%) SAP
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle
8 2 (2.53%) Sun
9 1 (1.27%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) EMC
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