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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 132 139 155
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 26 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Systems Administrator
UK

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
2715 3038 3886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 1912 2537
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,200
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +1 12 £35,000 +9.37% 5
Glasgow +6 10 £34,500 -27.36% 4
Fife - 1 £29,000 -
Roxburghshire - 1 £40,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 27 (51.92%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 19 (36.54%) VMware
4 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
5 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 12 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (21.15%) Finance
7 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
7 11 (21.15%) Solaris
8 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (17.31%) Unix
9 9 (17.31%) Network Design
9 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (17.31%) DevOps
10 8 (15.38%) Perl
10 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 8 (15.38%) SLA
11 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (11.54%) Degree
12 6 (11.54%) Back Office
12 6 (11.54%) HPUX
12 6 (11.54%) Oracle
12 6 (11.54%) HP
12 6 (11.54%) Veritas
12 6 (11.54%) Puppet
13 5 (9.62%) New Relic

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) LDAP
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) Essbase
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.92%) EPoS
2 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 12 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (21.15%) Solaris
6 9 (17.31%) Unix
7 6 (11.54%) HPUX
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.69%) AIX
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.77%) CentOS
9 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.85%) Debian
10 2 (3.85%) OpenVMS
10 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.92%) SUSE
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (17.31%) DevOps
2 9 (17.31%) Network Design
3 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.85%) Email Filtering
4 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.85%) Memory Management
4 2 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.85%) Release Management
4 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Perl
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.62%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) HND
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (7.69%) MetaFrame
4 2 (3.85%) Docker
4 2 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (3.85%) Firmware
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.85%) Veritas File System
4 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Xen
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.54%) Puppet
3 5 (9.62%) Nagios
3 5 (9.62%) SCCM
4 4 (7.69%) SCOM
5 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.85%) Ansible
6 2 (3.85%) Salt
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.54%) HP
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Veritas
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 5 (9.62%) New Relic
6 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) EMC
7 2 (3.85%) Sun
8 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.92%) Google
8 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.92%) Intel
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Meraki
8 1 (1.92%) SAP
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent progression, training
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Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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