The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 63 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.10% 0.96% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.99% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,750 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Systems Administrator
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
717 604 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.62% 96.79% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 569 507 414
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,150 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cannock - 1 £26,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
West Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) vSphere
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) Nagios
5 6 (50.00%) CentOS
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (50.00%) UNIX
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) SaaS
7 4 (33.33%) Solaris
8 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) IIS
8 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (16.67%) LAN
9 2 (16.67%) WLAN
9 2 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (16.67%) Firewall
10 1 (8.33%) Debian
10 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WLAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) R
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Talend
Cannock, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 5 days ago