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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 208 212 221
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 35 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.76% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 45
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,400 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
5859 6474 7141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4911 5378 5742
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +12 20 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Merseyside -17 8 £40,000 +66.66% 3
Cheshire +16 7 £25,000 -20.00%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (57.35%) Linux
2 37 (54.41%) Windows
3 24 (35.29%) VMware
4 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
4 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
5 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (25.00%) MySQL
8 16 (23.53%) Firewall
9 15 (22.06%) SLA
10 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (19.12%) SQL
10 13 (19.12%) Apache
10 13 (19.12%) Finance
11 12 (17.65%) PHP
11 12 (17.65%) Cisco
11 12 (17.65%) DNS
11 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.65%) CentOS
12 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
13 10 (14.71%) WAN
13 10 (14.71%) DHCP
13 10 (14.71%) iPad
13 10 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (13.24%) Unix
14 9 (13.24%) LAN
14 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
14 9 (13.24%) Perl
14 9 (13.24%) SQL Server

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 13 (19.12%) Apache
2 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.29%) IIS
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.88%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Firewall
2 12 (17.65%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) DHCP
3 10 (14.71%) WAN
4 9 (13.24%) LAN
5 7 (10.29%) VPN
6 6 (8.82%) Internet
7 5 (7.35%) SAN
8 4 (5.88%) HTTP
8 4 (5.88%) Intranet
8 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.88%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.41%) MPLS
9 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) MySQL
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) DTS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) IBM BigInsights
7 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.47%) NuGet
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (4.41%) Law
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Games
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) LAMP
2 4 (5.88%) WAP
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) iPad
2 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Replication
4 4 (5.88%) AS400
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) iSeries
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Linux
2 37 (54.41%) Windows
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.65%) CentOS
5 9 (13.24%) Unix
6 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.41%) Fedora
10 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.94%) Debian
11 2 (2.94%) Solaris
12 1 (1.47%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.29%) Email Filtering
1 7 (10.29%) ITIL
1 7 (10.29%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (10.29%) Server Building
1 7 (10.29%) Service Management
2 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.88%) CRM
3 4 (5.88%) DevOps
3 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.88%) ERP
3 4 (5.88%) High Availability
3 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.41%) Change Management
4 3 (4.41%) Migration
4 3 (4.41%) Open Source
4 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.41%) Web Filtering
4 3 (4.41%) Web Operations
5 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 12 (17.65%) PHP
2 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.24%) Perl
4 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.29%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) C
5 4 (5.88%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) RHCA
6 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 3 (4.41%) XenApp
4 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.94%) iptables
6 1 (1.47%) Docker
6 1 (1.47%) GPFS
6 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.47%) Postfix
6 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
1 4 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) LiteSpeed
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Cacti
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) VMware
2 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) Cisco
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix
4 5 (7.35%) IBM
4 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.88%) Infor
5 4 (5.88%) Intel Security
5 4 (5.88%) IronPort
5 4 (5.88%) Lotus
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) ScanSafe
5 4 (5.88%) Veeam
6 3 (4.41%) Avaya
6 3 (4.41%) EMC
6 3 (4.41%) HP
6 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.41%) Siebel
7 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
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