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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 208 163 187
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 48 95 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 1.29% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.36% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 87 42
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £41,500 £38,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 25 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cheshire -17 15 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Merseyside - 7 £47,500 -
Lancashire +7 2 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (51.16%) VMware
1 44 (51.16%) Windows
2 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.05%) Linux
4 31 (36.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (26.74%) Finance
6 22 (25.58%) MCSE
6 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (24.42%) CCNA
7 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (20.93%) HP
8 18 (20.93%) UNIX
9 17 (19.77%) MySQL
9 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
9 17 (19.77%) Firewall
10 14 (16.28%) Python
10 14 (16.28%) Cisco
10 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
10 14 (16.28%) CentOS
11 13 (15.12%) Ruby
11 13 (15.12%) VoIP
11 13 (15.12%) SLA
11 13 (15.12%) PHP
11 13 (15.12%) Red Hat
12 12 (13.95%) Nagios
12 12 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (13.95%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) OpenStack
3 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.33%) IIS
6 2 (2.33%) Lync
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.16%) nginx
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (13.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) Firewall
2 13 (15.12%) VoIP
3 10 (11.63%) WAN
4 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.14%) DNS
4 7 (8.14%) SAN
5 6 (6.98%) LAN
5 6 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.65%) Internet
7 3 (3.49%) IPsec
7 3 (3.49%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.33%) VPN
8 2 (2.33%) LDAP
8 2 (2.33%) NAS
9 1 (1.16%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
9 1 (1.16%) Intranet
9 1 (1.16%) IPv4
9 1 (1.16%) IPv6
9 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MySQL
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) HBase
4 1 (1.16%) Redis
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Back Office
3 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Local Government
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) MapReduce
3 1 (1.16%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Firmware
2 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (5.81%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.16%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Linux
3 18 (20.93%) UNIX
4 14 (16.28%) CentOS
5 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.81%) Debian
7 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.33%) Fedora
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.16%) Android
10 1 (1.16%) SUSE
10 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
2 10 (11.63%) Software Deployment
3 6 (6.98%) ITIL
4 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.65%) Change Management
5 4 (4.65%) Network Architecture
5 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.49%) Analytics
6 3 (3.49%) Time Management
6 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.49%) ERP
7 2 (2.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.33%) Web Development
7 2 (2.33%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.33%) Data Analytics
8 1 (1.16%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) Python
2 13 (15.12%) Ruby
2 13 (15.12%) PHP
3 10 (11.63%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) Perl
4 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.49%) Java
8 2 (2.33%) C#
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) Tcl
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) MCSE
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (24.42%) CCNA
2 21 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.63%) RHCE
4 9 (10.47%) MCP
5 5 (5.81%) Degree
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.81%) CCNP
6 4 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 31 (36.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.49%) NFS
4 1 (1.16%) Varnish
4 1 (1.16%) Xen
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Nagios
2 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.16%) Plesk
3 1 (1.16%) MOM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) VMware
2 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.93%) HP
4 14 (16.28%) Cisco
5 13 (15.12%) Red Hat
6 10 (11.63%) Avaya
6 10 (11.63%) ProCurve
7 7 (8.14%) Citrix
8 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.49%) NetApp
9 3 (3.49%) EMC
10 2 (2.33%) IBM
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle
10 2 (2.33%) Mitel
10 2 (2.33%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.33%) RightFax
11 1 (1.16%) Percona
11 1 (1.16%) Zend
11 1 (1.16%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.16%) Sybase
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, BUPA Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue
Salary: From £24,646.08 to £27,849 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Nelson
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago