The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 153 134 106
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.86% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.90% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 39
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3515 3108 2950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.74% 95.31% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2049 2055
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 28 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -20 11 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Glasgow -16 4 £37,500 +2.73%
Fife - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £37,000 -
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 17 (37.78%) VMware
4 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 16 (35.56%) SLA
5 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.11%) UNIX
7 11 (24.44%) SAN
7 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
7 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (22.22%) Back Office
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.00%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (17.78%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) Perl
10 8 (17.78%) Solaris
10 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
11 7 (15.56%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) Puppet
11 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
11 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle
12 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.33%) Veritas
13 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (11.11%) DNS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) LDAP
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) HTTP
7 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.22%) X.509
7 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Informix
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) JAAS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 14 (31.11%) UNIX
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Solaris
5 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.11%) Debian
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.44%) CentOS
9 2 (4.44%) SUSE
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.44%) OS/2
10 1 (2.22%) AIX
10 1 (2.22%) HPUX
10 1 (2.22%) Fedora
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.44%) Release Management
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.22%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.22%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
1 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.78%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) sed
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
1 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.44%) Salt
3 2 (4.44%) Legato
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.22%) Cacti
4 1 (2.22%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Veritas
5 5 (11.11%) Sun
6 4 (8.89%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) JBoss
7 3 (6.67%) ForgeRock
8 2 (4.44%) SaltStack
8 2 (4.44%) New Relic
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Charles River
9 1 (2.22%) IBM
9 1 (2.22%) SAP
9 1 (2.22%) Mitel
9 1 (2.22%) Northgate
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