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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 202 207 172
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 43 37 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.56% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.59% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 85
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,875 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +5.06%
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
6553 6284 7513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.04% 95.15% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5613 5297 6540
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 28 £37,500 -15.73% 5
Cheshire -5 13 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Merseyside +12 2 £32,500 -21.68% 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (46.53%) Linux
2 40 (39.60%) Finance
3 36 (35.64%) Windows
4 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
4 34 (33.66%) VMware
5 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
5 33 (32.67%) UNIX
6 30 (29.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (22.77%) WAN
8 22 (21.78%) Firewall
8 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (20.79%) LAN
10 20 (19.80%) SLA
11 18 (17.82%) Back Office
12 17 (16.83%) MySQL
13 16 (15.84%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (14.85%) Cisco
15 14 (13.86%) Apache
16 13 (12.87%) ITIL
16 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 12 (11.88%) Puppet
17 12 (11.88%) Migration
18 11 (10.89%) Information Security
18 11 (10.89%) Nagios
18 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
18 11 (10.89%) PHP
18 11 (10.89%) LDAP
19 10 (9.90%) Perl
19 10 (9.90%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (13.86%) Apache
2 6 (5.94%) nginx
3 5 (4.95%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.96%) WordPress
5 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.99%) SAS
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) WAN
2 22 (21.78%) Firewall
3 21 (20.79%) LAN
4 16 (15.84%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (10.89%) LDAP
6 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.91%) SAN
7 7 (6.93%) DNS
8 5 (4.95%) IPsec
9 4 (3.96%) OpenVPN
10 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.97%) RTP
10 3 (2.97%) DHCP
10 3 (2.97%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.97%) VoIP
11 2 (1.98%) Broadband
11 2 (1.98%) VLAN
11 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.99%) IMAP
12 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) MySQL
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.94%) Big Data
4 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (39.60%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Back Office
3 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) French Language
5 2 (1.98%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.98%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.98%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) Middleware
1 5 (4.95%) HTML
2 4 (3.96%) CSS
3 3 (2.97%) LAMP
3 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.96%) PKI
4 2 (1.98%) BBC
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.53%) Linux
2 36 (35.64%) Windows
3 33 (32.67%) UNIX
4 10 (9.90%) CentOS
5 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.95%) Debian
7 4 (3.96%) HPUX
7 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.96%) Android
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.98%) Solaris
9 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (12.87%) ITIL
3 12 (11.88%) Migration
4 11 (10.89%) Information Security
5 10 (9.90%) Business Continuity
6 7 (6.93%) DevOps
7 5 (4.95%) EAI
8 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.96%) Wealth Management
8 4 (3.96%) Analytics
9 3 (2.97%) High Availability
9 3 (2.97%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.97%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
11 1 (0.99%) Mentoring
11 1 (0.99%) Software Licensing
11 1 (0.99%) Load Balancing
11 1 (0.99%) Fault Management
11 1 (0.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) PHP
2 10 (9.90%) Perl
3 9 (8.91%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.92%) SQL
5 7 (6.93%) Python
5 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) C
6 4 (3.96%) C++
7 3 (2.97%) Ruby
8 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.99%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) CISM
1 9 (8.91%) CISSP
2 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.99%) MCITP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) RHCE
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.80%) SLA
2 12 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) Firmware
4 3 (2.97%) Kamailio
4 3 (2.97%) Samba
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.99%) GPFS
6 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.99%) KVM
6 1 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.99%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.99%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.99%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Puppet
2 11 (10.89%) Nagios
3 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.96%) Cacti
4 2 (1.98%) Ansible
5 1 (0.99%) logstash
5 1 (0.99%) Kibana
5 1 (0.99%) cPanel
5 1 (0.99%) Munin
5 1 (0.99%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.99%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.99%) WMI
5 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.99%) Legato
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
1 34 (33.66%) VMware
2 15 (14.85%) Cisco
3 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.94%) WatchGuard
5 5 (4.95%) HP
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle
6 4 (3.96%) Apple
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Websense
7 2 (1.98%) Lotus
7 2 (1.98%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.99%) Percona
8 1 (0.99%) New Relic
8 1 (0.99%) NetApp
8 1 (0.99%) Veritas
8 1 (0.99%) Compaq
8 1 (0.99%) Dell
8 1 (0.99%) EMC
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