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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / North West
Rank 224 172 216
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 1.10% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 1.15% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 39
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £54,800 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
5721 5224 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4827 4392 5544
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -58 10 £38,750 +10.71%
Merseyside - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire +9 5 £36,500 -28.78% 3
Lancashire -15 2 £31,000 +18.09%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 43 (59.72%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) Windows
3 30 (41.67%) VMware
4 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
7 15 (20.83%) CentOS
8 14 (19.44%) Apache
9 13 (18.06%) MS Office
10 12 (16.67%) MySQL
10 12 (16.67%) Perl
10 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco
10 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
11 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
11 11 (15.28%) iPad
11 11 (15.28%) Finance
11 11 (15.28%) Python
12 10 (13.89%) Unix
12 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
12 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
12 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (12.50%) PHP
13 9 (12.50%) IIS
14 8 (11.11%) C
14 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 8 (11.11%) Intranet

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 14 (19.44%) Apache
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.39%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Office
2 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) IaaS
2 5 (6.94%) PaaS
3 2 (2.78%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
1 8 (11.11%) Intranet
2 5 (6.94%) IP Telephony
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) NAS
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.78%) Network Security
5 2 (2.78%) Skype
5 2 (2.78%) VoIP
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) DSL
6 1 (1.39%) LDAP
6 1 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Law
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) iPad
2 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Clustering
3 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) Windows
3 21 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 15 (20.83%) CentOS
5 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (13.89%) Unix
6 8 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Debian
9 2 (2.78%) Fedora
9 2 (2.78%) Solaris
9 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) Gentoo
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.33%) DevOps
2 5 (6.94%) CRM
2 5 (6.94%) Service Management
3 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (5.56%) Migration
3 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.17%) ERP
4 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.78%) Market Making
5 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.39%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Email Filtering
6 1 (1.39%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.39%) IT Audit
6 1 (1.39%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.39%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (1.39%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Perl
1 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
2 11 (15.28%) Python
3 9 (12.50%) PHP
4 8 (11.11%) C
5 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCSA
4 2 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (9.72%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.78%) Docker
7 1 (1.39%) NDS
7 1 (1.39%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.17%) Ansible
4 2 (2.78%) Nagios
4 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) VMware
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.67%) Cisco
3 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.33%) Avaya
4 6 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.56%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) Siebel
5 4 (5.56%) Sophos
6 3 (4.17%) NetApp
6 3 (4.17%) Sage
7 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.78%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (1.39%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
8 1 (1.39%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.39%) Veeam
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