The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 16 April 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 58 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.27% 0.58% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.61% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 14
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
724 490 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.66% 95.15% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 609 414 552
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £23,000 £22,717
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Systems Administrator
South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Sheffield

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) MySQL
3 13 (61.90%) Perl
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) Apache
4 12 (57.14%) Nagios
4 12 (57.14%) Python
4 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 10 (47.62%) Java
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
5 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
6 9 (42.86%) Xen
6 9 (42.86%) Subversion
6 9 (42.86%) VLAN
6 9 (42.86%) Debian
6 9 (42.86%) HTTP
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 9 (42.86%) IIS
6 9 (42.86%) LDAP
6 9 (42.86%) JBoss
6 9 (42.86%) Hudson
6 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
6 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 9 (42.86%) OpenLDAP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
2 10 (47.62%) Tomcat
3 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 9 (42.86%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) Gunicorn
5 1 (4.76%) uWSGI
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) CloudFront
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) VLAN
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 9 (42.86%) VPN
1 9 (42.86%) LDAP
1 9 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
1 9 (42.86%) Hudson
1 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) Django
3 1 (4.76%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Debian
4 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
2 12 (57.14%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Xen
2 9 (42.86%) qmail
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) Samba
5 1 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Nagios
2 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Cacti
4 2 (9.52%) MOM
5 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) JBoss
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) New Relic
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) RightFax
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat