The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / Scotland
Rank 118 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.65% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 15
Median salary £32,750 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.94% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 2807 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.89% 95.74% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1821 1930
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Scotland

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh -1 11 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Glasgow +25 10 £34,250 -19.41%
West Lothian - 1 £25,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (40.00%) Linux
5 15 (37.50%) VMware
6 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
8 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.50%) CentOS
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Perl
11 7 (17.50%) Python
11 7 (17.50%) DevOps
12 6 (15.00%) Puppet
12 6 (15.00%) F5
12 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (15.00%) Ansible
12 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
12 6 (15.00%) SAN
13 5 (12.50%) Cisco
13 5 (12.50%) Samba
13 5 (12.50%) SCCM
13 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (12.50%) NFS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Houdini
2 1 (2.50%) Maya
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) NUKE
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) NAS
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) WLAN
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.50%) SMTP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) InterBase
3 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.00%) GCC
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 2 (5.00%) NuGet
2 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) CCTV
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Animation
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.50%) CentOS
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.50%) Unix
7 4 (10.00%) Solaris
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.00%) AIX
9 2 (5.00%) HPUX
9 2 (5.00%) OpenVMS
9 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.00%) VMS
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) DevOps
2 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) Process Management
5 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) Perl
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.50%) VBScript
5 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) NFS
3 5 (12.50%) Samba
4 4 (10.00%) Firmware
4 4 (10.00%) MetaFrame
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) Xen
6 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.00%) KVM
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas File System
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Gluster
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Ansible
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.50%) Capistrano
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) PowerCLI
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (5.00%) yum
6 1 (2.50%) cPanel
6 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) F5
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) Sun
7 4 (10.00%) Veritas
8 3 (7.50%) HP
8 3 (7.50%) Perforce
9 2 (5.00%) Altiris
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
10 1 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (2.50%) Infor
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago