The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 70 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.04% 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
Systems Administrator
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
658 634 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.48% 96.65% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 580 587 351
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Northampton region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Northampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Northampton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) SAN
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (20.00%) Apache
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.00%) F5
8 3 (15.00%) XenServer
8 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (15.00%) AIX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) C-shell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) RHCE
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) SSCP
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 2 (10.00%) NFS
4 2 (10.00%) Samba
4 2 (10.00%) Cronacle
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.00%) KVM
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (10.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Google