The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 83 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.87% 0.78% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.80% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
901 872 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.51% 96.57% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 781 804 590
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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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
Northampton +3 6 £34,000 -12.25%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) SAN
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) Apache
7 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) IBM
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
10 3 (13.04%) F5
10 3 (13.04%) XenServer
10 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (13.04%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (13.04%) AIX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) OCP
1 1 (4.35%) OCA
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.35%) RHCE
1 1 (4.35%) SSCP
1 1 (4.35%) CISA
1 1 (4.35%) CISM
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9000
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) XenServer
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) Cronacle
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.35%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) F5
6 3 (13.04%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
7 2 (8.70%) Mitel
7 2 (8.70%) Google