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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 124 148 168
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 12
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,675 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £58,750 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
Systems Administrator
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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
2781 3003 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.45% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1932 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 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
Edinburgh +6 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Glasgow +7 11 £37,500 +7.14%
West Lothian +6 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeen 0 1 £43,000 +11.68%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 -
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Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
5 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 19 (34.55%) Solaris
6 19 (34.55%) Linux
7 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
8 15 (27.27%) Cisco
8 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 13 (23.64%) SAN
9 13 (23.64%) Unix
10 12 (21.82%) HPUX
10 12 (21.82%) Veritas
10 12 (21.82%) EMC
10 12 (21.82%) HP
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.18%) NetBackup
12 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (18.18%) Perl
13 9 (16.36%) AIX
13 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.36%) Finance
13 9 (16.36%) SLA
13 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
14 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (14.55%) DNS
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle
15 7 (12.73%) DHCP

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 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) SAN
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) DHCP
4 3 (5.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.64%) VoIP
5 2 (3.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Back Office
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.82%) Memcached
1 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) LIMS
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 19 (34.55%) Linux
3 19 (34.55%) Solaris
4 13 (23.64%) Unix
5 12 (21.82%) HPUX
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (16.36%) AIX
8 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.27%) CentOS
9 4 (7.27%) OpenVMS
10 3 (5.45%) Debian
11 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.82%) SUSE
12 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
5 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.64%) ERP
5 2 (3.64%) High Availability
5 2 (3.64%) Information Management
5 2 (3.64%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (1.82%) DevOps
6 1 (1.82%) Email Filtering
6 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Perl
2 9 (16.36%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) HND
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) COSHH
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (7.27%) Veritas File System
3 4 (7.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Firmware
4 2 (3.64%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.82%) KVM
5 1 (1.82%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (9.09%) SCCM
3 5 (9.09%) SCOM
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Cacti
5 1 (1.82%) Graphite
5 1 (1.82%) Icinga
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) VMware
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) EMC
3 12 (21.82%) HP
3 12 (21.82%) Veritas
4 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle
6 6 (10.91%) Sun
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) Veeam
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) F5
8 1 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago