The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 200 206 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 51 37 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.57% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.60% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 117
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 February 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 32 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Cheshire +4 18 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 45 (43.27%) Linux
2 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 41 (39.42%) Windows
4 35 (33.65%) Active Directory
4 35 (33.65%) VMware
5 26 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (23.08%) Firewall
6 24 (23.08%) Finance
6 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (22.12%) UNIX
8 22 (21.15%) WAN
9 21 (20.19%) MySQL
10 20 (19.23%) LAN
10 20 (19.23%) Puppet
11 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (17.31%) Nagios
12 17 (16.35%) Cisco
13 16 (15.38%) SLA
13 16 (15.38%) Apache
13 16 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (14.42%) ITIL
14 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
15 14 (13.46%) PHP
15 14 (13.46%) Migration
15 14 (13.46%) Back Office
15 14 (13.46%) DevOps
15 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (11.54%) CentOS
16 12 (11.54%) DNS
16 12 (11.54%) LDAP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (15.38%) Apache
2 10 (9.62%) nginx
3 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.85%) WordPress
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) IIS
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Office
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.08%) Firewall
2 22 (21.15%) WAN
3 20 (19.23%) LAN
4 16 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (11.54%) LDAP
5 12 (11.54%) DNS
6 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.73%) Internet
8 6 (5.77%) SAN
9 5 (4.81%) OpenVPN
9 5 (4.81%) IPsec
9 5 (4.81%) VoIP
10 4 (3.85%) VLAN
11 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.88%) RTP
11 3 (2.88%) NAS
11 3 (2.88%) SSL
11 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.92%) SNMP
12 2 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) MySQL
2 15 (14.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.81%) Big Data
5 3 (2.88%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Back Office
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) French Language
5 2 (1.92%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.92%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) HTML
1 5 (4.81%) LAMP
2 4 (3.85%) CSS
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.85%) PKI
4 3 (2.88%) Statistics
4 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.92%) BBC
6 1 (0.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Linux
2 41 (39.42%) Windows
3 23 (22.12%) UNIX
4 12 (11.54%) CentOS
5 7 (6.73%) Debian
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.85%) Android
9 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.96%) Solaris
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
3 14 (13.46%) Migration
3 14 (13.46%) DevOps
4 11 (10.58%) Information Security
5 10 (9.62%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.85%) Analytics
9 3 (2.88%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.88%) High Availability
9 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.88%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.92%) Logistics
10 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.92%) Data Management
10 2 (1.92%) Kanban
10 2 (1.92%) CRM
10 2 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) PHP
2 10 (9.62%) Bash Shell
3 9 (8.65%) SQL
4 7 (6.73%) Perl
5 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.81%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) C
6 4 (3.85%) C++
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.96%) Java
9 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) CISSP
1 9 (8.65%) CISM
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.88%) MCP
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
4 2 (1.92%) MCSA
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.92%) CCNA
4 2 (1.92%) MCITP
4 2 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) CCENT
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) MCTS
5 1 (0.96%) CCDP
5 1 (0.96%) CCIE
5 1 (0.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.38%) SLA
2 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (33.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.88%) Kamailio
5 2 (1.92%) Samba
6 1 (0.96%) Squid
6 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) KVM
6 1 (0.96%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Puppet
2 18 (17.31%) Nagios
3 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.85%) Cacti
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
6 1 (0.96%) logstash
6 1 (0.96%) Kibana
6 1 (0.96%) Munin
6 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.96%) WMI
6 1 (0.96%) SCCM
6 1 (0.96%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.96%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 44 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.65%) VMware
3 17 (16.35%) Cisco
4 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.77%) WatchGuard
5 4 (3.85%) Apple
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle
6 3 (2.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.88%) NetApp
6 3 (2.88%) New Relic
7 2 (1.92%) Percona
7 2 (1.92%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.92%) Lotus
7 2 (1.92%) Websense
8 1 (0.96%) Dell
8 1 (0.96%) Riverbed
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