The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior 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
Junior System Administrator
Rank 859 804 821
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 37 63 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.059% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.063% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 79
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,600 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £33,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-30.37% +40.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Junior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator within the UK.

Junior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Junior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator within the UK 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
England -36 36 £30,000 -14.28% 6
London -53 18 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South East +6 8 £23,750 -26.92% 3
City of London +4 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Bristol -3 3 £23,000 -4.16%
East of England -10 3 £35,000 +45.83% 1
South West -10 3 £23,000 -4.16%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Cambridge -9 2 £32,500 +35.41%
Surrey -18 2 £30,000 -7.69%
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £26,250 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £22,500 -
Kent - 2 £20,000 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £20,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £22,500 -
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 £26,250 - 1
East Midlands -9 1 £19,500 -44.28%
South Wales - 1 £21,500 -
Wales - 1 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £23,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £21,500 -
Guildford - 1 £30,000 -
Leicester - 1 £19,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £19,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 72 (76.60%) Linux
2 52 (55.32%) Windows
3 32 (34.04%) Red Hat
4 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
5 28 (29.79%) Degree
6 27 (28.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
8 20 (21.28%) DNS
8 20 (21.28%) Debian
9 19 (20.21%) Finance
10 18 (19.15%) VMware
11 17 (18.09%) Perl
11 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (17.02%) Puppet
12 16 (17.02%) UNIX
12 16 (17.02%) Ubuntu
13 15 (15.96%) Apache
14 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
15 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.83%) Firewall
15 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
15 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
16 12 (12.77%) Python
17 11 (11.70%) Solaris
17 11 (11.70%) Fedora
17 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
18 10 (10.64%) Spread Betting
18 10 (10.64%) Ruby
18 10 (10.64%) Derivative

Junior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.96%) Apache
2 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 20 (21.28%) DNS
3 13 (13.83%) Firewall
4 8 (8.51%) SAN
5 6 (6.38%) Internet
5 6 (6.38%) DHCP
6 5 (5.32%) FTP
7 4 (4.26%) LAN
7 4 (4.26%) VLAN
7 4 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (4.26%) WAN
8 3 (3.19%) OSPF
8 3 (3.19%) BGP
9 2 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.13%) MRTG
9 2 (2.13%) VPN
10 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.06%) VoIP
10 1 (1.06%) WLAN
10 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Subversion
1 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Front Office
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) LAMP
2 6 (6.38%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) XSL
3 4 (4.26%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.06%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Derivative
2 10 (10.64%) Spread Betting
3 5 (5.32%) Open Source
4 4 (4.26%) Social Media
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Telematics
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (76.60%) Linux
2 52 (55.32%) Windows
3 27 (28.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (21.28%) Debian
5 16 (17.02%) Ubuntu
5 16 (17.02%) UNIX
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
8 11 (11.70%) Fedora
8 11 (11.70%) Solaris
9 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (8.51%) CentOS
11 5 (5.32%) SUSE
12 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
13 3 (3.19%) Mac OS
13 3 (3.19%) openSUSE
13 3 (3.19%) AIX
14 2 (2.13%) VMS
14 2 (2.13%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
3 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (6.38%) DevOps
4 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.26%) Service Management
5 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Social Media Monitoring
6 3 (3.19%) ITIL
6 3 (3.19%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.13%) Data Entry
7 2 (2.13%) CRM
7 2 (2.13%) Project Management
7 2 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.13%) Analytics
8 1 (1.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) Perl
2 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.77%) Python
4 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.64%) Ruby
5 6 (6.38%) PHP
5 6 (6.38%) SQL
6 5 (5.32%) C
6 5 (5.32%) Java
7 4 (4.26%) XPath
7 4 (4.26%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) VBScript
9 2 (2.13%) AWK
9 2 (2.13%) Korn
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) MCSA
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.19%) CCENT
4 1 (1.06%) MCTS
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
1 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) Xen
5 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) Nagios
4 3 (3.19%) CFEngine
4 3 (3.19%) Cacti
4 3 (3.19%) Icinga
5 2 (2.13%) Munin
6 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.06%) WSUS
6 1 (1.06%) SCCM
6 1 (1.06%) Ansible
6 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Red Hat
2 18 (19.15%) VMware
3 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco
4 4 (4.26%) HP
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) Apple
6 2 (2.13%) Reuters
6 2 (2.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.13%) CQG
7 1 (1.06%) Sun
7 1 (1.06%) Dell
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.06%) Talend
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