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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 225 174 217
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 71 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 1.17% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.22% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 50
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,800 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
6058 5797 7180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.71% 95.80% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5113 4788 6135
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -40 17 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Merseyside -1 13 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cheshire +4 6 £30,500 -39.00% 4
Lancashire -20 2 £22,000 -32.30% 3
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 48 (59.26%) Linux
2 41 (50.62%) Windows
3 30 (37.04%) VMware
4 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
5 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.99%) Apache
8 15 (18.52%) MySQL
8 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
8 15 (18.52%) CentOS
9 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
9 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
10 13 (16.05%) Cisco
10 13 (16.05%) MS Office
10 13 (16.05%) Perl
10 13 (16.05%) iPad
11 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 12 (14.81%) Finance
12 11 (13.58%) PHP
12 11 (13.58%) Unix
12 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
12 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
12 11 (13.58%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.35%) IIS
13 10 (12.35%) Python
13 10 (12.35%) MS Excel

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 17 (20.99%) Apache
2 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Office
2 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) IaaS
1 5 (6.17%) PaaS
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 8 (9.88%) HTTP
2 8 (9.88%) Intranet
3 6 (7.41%) DHCP
3 6 (7.41%) LAN
3 6 (7.41%) WAN
4 5 (6.17%) IP Telephony
4 5 (6.17%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.70%) NAS
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.47%) Network Security
6 2 (2.47%) Skype
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) MySQL
2 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) NuGet
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) LAMP
2 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) iPad
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.47%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Linux
2 41 (50.62%) Windows
3 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.52%) CentOS
5 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (13.58%) Unix
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.94%) Debian
9 3 (3.70%) Fedora
9 3 (3.70%) Solaris
10 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.41%) CRM
1 6 (7.41%) ERP
1 6 (7.41%) Migration
1 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (6.17%) Service Management
3 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (4.94%) DevOps
4 3 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.47%) Email Filtering
5 2 (2.47%) ITIL
5 2 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.47%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.47%) Market Making
5 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.47%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.05%) Perl
3 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (13.58%) PHP
4 10 (12.35%) Python
5 8 (9.88%) C
6 7 (8.64%) SQL
7 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) C#
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) MCSE
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) RHCA
5 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
3 11 (13.58%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.47%) Docker
6 2 (2.47%) vSphere
6 2 (2.47%) XenApp
6 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) VMware
2 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.05%) Cisco
5 6 (7.41%) Avaya
5 6 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (7.41%) Siebel
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix
6 4 (4.94%) Sophos
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.47%) EMC
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Sage
8 2 (2.47%) Sun
9 1 (1.23%) Dell
9 1 (1.23%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.23%) Veeam
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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