The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 18 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 51 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.20% 0.16% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 0.16% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 613 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.63% 97.61% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 427 537 595
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Suffolk

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Ipswich - 27 £35,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds -4 2 £38,000 +16.92%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Linux
3 29 (72.50%) UNIX
4 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (70.00%) Web Services
5 25 (62.50%) DNS
6 24 (60.00%) Firewall
7 22 (55.00%) SAN
7 22 (55.00%) DHCP
7 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
7 22 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 20 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 20 (50.00%) Shell Script
9 18 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (45.00%) KVM
10 17 (42.50%) VPN
11 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
11 16 (40.00%) MCSE
11 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (37.50%) Release Management
13 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (32.50%) Cisco
13 13 (32.50%) CCNP
13 13 (32.50%) CCNA
14 11 (27.50%) VMware
15 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (22.50%) Network Monitoring

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Resin
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) DNS
2 24 (60.00%) Firewall
3 22 (55.00%) SAN
3 22 (55.00%) DHCP
3 22 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (42.50%) VPN
5 16 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 2 (5.00%) HTTP
7 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) LPAR
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Linux
3 29 (72.50%) UNIX
4 7 (17.50%) AIX
5 5 (12.50%) HPUX
5 5 (12.50%) CentOS
6 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.00%) Solaris
7 3 (7.50%) Debian
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (37.50%) Release Management
3 9 (22.50%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) BCP
5 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 20 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) MCSE
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNP
2 13 (32.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (45.00%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (45.00%) KVM
4 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
1 4 (10.00%) Nagios
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat