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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 203 200 212
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 37 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.97% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 39
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
5703 6379 6804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.72% 96.86% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 5196 5443
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -2 24 £28,250 -29.37% 5
Merseyside -14 9 £40,000 +81.81%
Cheshire +27 4 £28,750 -20.68% 2
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (62.16%) Linux
2 33 (44.59%) Windows
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 22 (29.73%) MySQL
4 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
5 20 (27.03%) VMware
6 18 (24.32%) Firewall
7 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
8 16 (21.62%) SLA
9 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (18.92%) SQL
10 14 (18.92%) Unix
11 13 (17.57%) Perl
11 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (17.57%) DNS
11 13 (17.57%) CentOS
12 12 (16.22%) Java
12 12 (16.22%) ITIL
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.86%) PHP
13 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
13 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.86%) Puppet
14 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
14 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
14 10 (13.51%) Change Management
14 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (13.51%) Python

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 10 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.46%) Apache
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
6 3 (4.05%) IIS
7 2 (2.70%) nginx
8 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) SPSS
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Infor M3
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) DNS
3 10 (13.51%) DHCP
3 10 (13.51%) WAN
4 9 (12.16%) LAN
5 8 (10.81%) SAN
5 8 (10.81%) VPN
6 6 (8.11%) Internet
7 5 (6.76%) VLAN
8 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.05%) DSL
9 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.05%) MPLS
9 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.05%) VPLS
10 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) MySQL
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) IBM BigInsights
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.05%) DTS
6 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.35%) NuGet
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Web Services
2 6 (8.11%) LAMP
3 4 (5.41%) WAP
4 3 (4.05%) .NET
4 3 (4.05%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Gearman
5 1 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.81%) iPad
1 8 (10.81%) Statistics
2 6 (8.11%) Replication
2 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.41%) AS400
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
3 4 (5.41%) iSeries
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (62.16%) Linux
2 33 (44.59%) Windows
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (18.92%) Unix
5 13 (17.57%) CentOS
6 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.05%) Fedora
12 2 (2.70%) Solaris
12 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.51%) Change Management
3 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.81%) Network Design
4 8 (10.81%) Security Management
4 8 (10.81%) Server Building
4 8 (10.81%) Service Management
5 7 (9.46%) Email Filtering
5 7 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (8.11%) Analytics
6 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.11%) Data Analytics
6 6 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps
6 6 (8.11%) Line Management
7 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.76%) High Availability
8 4 (5.41%) ERP
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) Perl
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) PHP
4 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
5 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 10 (13.51%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.05%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) Scala
7 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) MCSE
5 4 (5.41%) CCNA
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) RHCA
7 1 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.11%) GPFS
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
5 3 (4.05%) XenApp
5 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.70%) iptables
7 1 (1.35%) Docker
7 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.35%) Postfix
7 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.35%) vCloud
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Puppet
2 7 (9.46%) Tivoli
3 6 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.41%) SCCM
4 4 (5.41%) SCOM
5 3 (4.05%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.35%) Ansible
6 1 (1.35%) Cacti
6 1 (1.35%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) SmokePing
6 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) VMware
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) IBM
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 6 (8.11%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Intel
6 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.41%) Infor
7 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.41%) IronPort
7 4 (5.41%) Lotus
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle
7 4 (5.41%) ScanSafe
7 4 (5.41%) Veeam
8 3 (4.05%) Avaya
8 3 (4.05%) EMC
8 3 (4.05%) HP
8 3 (4.05%) Siebel
9 1 (1.35%) Novell
9 1 (1.35%) Sun
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