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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 209 214 217
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 46 49 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.76% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 41
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
6156 6449 7028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.59% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5169 5358 5801
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -3 20 £31,250 -21.87% 5
Merseyside -5 18 £32,500 +35.41%
Cheshire +24 8 £25,000 -9.09%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 49 (64.47%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Windows
3 30 (39.47%) VMware
4 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
5 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
6 22 (28.95%) MySQL
6 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 17 (22.37%) Firewall
9 16 (21.05%) PHP
9 16 (21.05%) Apache
10 15 (19.74%) Cisco
10 15 (19.74%) iPad
10 15 (19.74%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
11 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
12 13 (17.11%) Perl
12 13 (17.11%) CentOS
13 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 12 (15.79%) SQL
13 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 12 (15.79%) Unix
14 11 (14.47%) Finance
14 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
15 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
15 10 (13.16%) LAMP
15 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (13.16%) DNS
16 9 (11.84%) WAN
16 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange

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 16 (21.05%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.26%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.58%) IaaS
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) DNS
3 9 (11.84%) WAN
4 8 (10.53%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) LAN
5 6 (7.89%) Internet
5 6 (7.89%) VPN
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.58%) HTTP
6 5 (6.58%) Intranet
6 5 (6.58%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.26%) VLAN
8 3 (3.95%) SAN
8 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.63%) DSL
9 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.63%) MPLS
9 2 (2.63%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) MySQL
2 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) NuGet
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) LAMP
2 4 (5.26%) WAP
3 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) iPad
2 5 (6.58%) Clustering
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) AS400
3 4 (5.26%) iSeries
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Windows
3 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
4 13 (17.11%) CentOS
5 12 (15.79%) Unix
6 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (6.58%) Fedora
11 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.95%) Solaris
13 2 (2.63%) Debian
13 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (1.32%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.89%) DevOps
1 6 (7.89%) Email Filtering
1 6 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (7.89%) Migration
1 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (7.89%) Service Management
2 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (6.58%) ERP
2 5 (6.58%) ITIL
3 4 (5.26%) CRM
3 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.95%) Open Source
4 3 (3.95%) Web Operations
5 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.63%) Market Making
5 2 (2.63%) Network Management
5 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.63%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) PHP
2 13 (17.11%) Perl
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.89%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.58%) C
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.95%) C#
8 3 (3.95%) Java
8 3 (3.95%) Scala
9 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) RHCA
6 1 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.74%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) iptables
6 1 (1.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) Cacti
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) VMware
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.74%) Cisco
4 14 (18.42%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.89%) Siebel
6 5 (6.58%) Avaya
7 4 (5.26%) IBM
7 4 (5.26%) Infor
7 4 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.26%) IronPort
7 4 (5.26%) Lotus
7 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.26%) ScanSafe
7 4 (5.26%) Veeam
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
9 2 (2.63%) Sun
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago