The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 205 192 147
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 40 53 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.73% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.77% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 83
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6750 6879 7198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.84% 94.78% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5459 5881 6332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +5 25 £35,750 +2.14% 2
Cheshire -24 9 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Lancashire -6 4 £26,500 -3.63% 6
Cumbria - 2 £28,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 36 (42.86%) VMware
3 34 (40.48%) Linux
4 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
4 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
4 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (29.76%) Finance
6 19 (22.62%) UNIX
6 19 (22.62%) PHP
7 18 (21.43%) SQL
8 17 (20.24%) SLA
9 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 15 (17.86%) MySQL
11 14 (16.67%) Back Office
11 14 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
12 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (14.29%) Firewall
13 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
14 11 (13.10%) LAN
14 11 (13.10%) WAN
14 11 (13.10%) HP
14 11 (13.10%) Python
15 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
15 10 (11.90%) CentOS
15 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
16 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (10.71%) MCSE
16 9 (10.71%) Ruby
16 9 (10.71%) Wi-Fi

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (7.14%) Apache
4 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) nginx
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Agresso
2 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.19%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.29%) Firewall
3 11 (13.10%) LAN
3 11 (13.10%) WAN
4 9 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (8.33%) VPN
6 6 (7.14%) DNS
6 6 (7.14%) VoIP
7 5 (5.95%) SAN
8 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
8 3 (3.57%) IPsec
9 2 (2.38%) VLAN
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
10 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.19%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (1.19%) LDAP
10 1 (1.19%) Intranet
10 1 (1.19%) SMTP
10 1 (1.19%) DHCP
10 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.86%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.19%) HBase
7 1 (1.19%) Redis
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Back Office
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Local Government
5 2 (2.38%) Automotive
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) LAMP
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) ODBC
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.19%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Firmware
2 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.57%) PKI
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) HACMP
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 34 (40.48%) Linux
3 19 (22.62%) UNIX
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.90%) CentOS
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.38%) Debian
10 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.38%) AIX
11 1 (1.19%) HPUX
11 1 (1.19%) Solaris
11 1 (1.19%) Tru64
11 1 (1.19%) SUSE
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.14%) ITIL
3 6 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (4.76%) Software Deployment
4 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.76%) Change Management
4 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.57%) ERP
5 3 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.19%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.19%) Analytics
7 1 (1.19%) EAI
7 1 (1.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) PHP
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 11 (13.10%) Python
4 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.71%) Ruby
6 7 (8.33%) C
6 7 (8.33%) C++
7 5 (5.95%) Perl
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) Java
10 1 (1.19%) C#
10 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) MCSE
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) CCNA
2 8 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) MCP
4 4 (4.76%) CCNP
4 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.57%) RHCE
6 1 (1.19%) MCITP
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
1 29 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) NFS
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Varnish
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.19%) RHEV
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Nagios
2 6 (7.14%) Puppet
3 3 (3.57%) SCCM
3 3 (3.57%) logstash
3 3 (3.57%) Kibana
4 1 (1.19%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
4 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) VMware
2 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 11 (13.10%) HP
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix
5 5 (5.95%) ProCurve
6 4 (4.76%) Avaya
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (2.38%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Nortel
9 1 (1.19%) Sybase
9 1 (1.19%) BMC
9 1 (1.19%) CA
9 1 (1.19%) Sage
9 1 (1.19%) Sun
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