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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior System Administrator
Rank 862 848 793
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 35 42 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.038% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.041% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 67
Average salary £27,500 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £26,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Junior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 24 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 19 December 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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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 -12 32 £27,500 -18.51%
London +5 16 £32,500 -4.41%
South East +14 8 £25,000 -25.92%
Cambridge -1 4 £27,500 +19.56%
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £27,500 +19.56%
East of England -17 4 £27,500 +29.41%
City of London +25 3 £37,500 +10.29%
East Sussex -8 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Brighton - 3 £25,000 -
North East - 3 £20,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 2 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £21,750 -
South Wales - 2 £21,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £20,000 -
Wales - 2 £21,750 -
Kent - 2 £20,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £20,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £20,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £22,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (78.38%) Linux
2 40 (54.05%) Windows
3 25 (33.78%) UNIX
4 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
5 19 (25.68%) Degree
6 18 (24.32%) Perl
6 18 (24.32%) Red Hat
7 17 (22.97%) PHP
8 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (21.62%) Puppet
8 16 (21.62%) Finance
9 15 (20.27%) DNS
9 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.92%) MySQL
10 14 (18.92%) Python
11 13 (17.57%) Bash Shell
11 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
11 13 (17.57%) Firewall
11 13 (17.57%) VMware
11 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (16.22%) Apache
13 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
13 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
14 10 (13.51%) DevOps
15 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (12.16%) CentOS
15 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
15 9 (12.16%) Ubuntu
16 8 (10.81%) Debian

Junior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (16.22%) Apache
2 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.41%) nginx
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Confluence
5 2 (2.70%) Lync
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) HFM
1 1 (1.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) PaaS
2 3 (4.05%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) DNS
2 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.57%) Firewall
3 8 (10.81%) SAN
4 6 (8.11%) DHCP
5 5 (6.76%) LAN
5 5 (6.76%) WAN
5 5 (6.76%) Internet
6 4 (5.41%) VPN
7 3 (4.05%) OSPF
7 3 (4.05%) BGP
7 3 (4.05%) FTP
7 3 (4.05%) LDAP
7 3 (4.05%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) MRTG
8 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.70%) SNMP
8 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) SSL
9 1 (1.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (1.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.70%) Front Office
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) LAMP
2 3 (4.05%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) XSL
2 3 (4.05%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Derivative
1 5 (6.76%) Spread Betting
1 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Open Source
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Social Media
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.35%) DTV
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (78.38%) Linux
2 40 (54.05%) Windows
3 25 (33.78%) UNIX
4 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (12.16%) CentOS
6 9 (12.16%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
7 8 (10.81%) Debian
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.76%) SUSE
9 3 (4.05%) AIX
9 3 (4.05%) Solaris
9 3 (4.05%) Fedora
9 3 (4.05%) openSUSE
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) VMS
10 2 (2.70%) OpenVMS
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) DevOps
2 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.41%) Analytics
4 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.05%) Service Management
5 3 (4.05%) Workflow
5 3 (4.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (4.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.05%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.70%) Project Management
6 2 (2.70%) Data Entry
6 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) Perl
2 17 (22.97%) PHP
3 14 (18.92%) Python
4 13 (17.57%) Bash Shell
5 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.11%) SQL
7 5 (6.76%) Ruby
8 3 (4.05%) XPath
8 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) VBScript
8 3 (4.05%) C#
9 2 (2.70%) Java
9 2 (2.70%) AWK
9 2 (2.70%) Korn
10 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) MCP
2 2 (2.70%) MCSA
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.41%) Xen
4 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) Varnish
6 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Puppet
2 7 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.76%) Nagios
4 4 (5.41%) WSUS
5 3 (4.05%) Cacti
5 3 (4.05%) Munin
5 3 (4.05%) CFEngine
5 3 (4.05%) Icinga
6 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.35%) SELinux
7 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Red Hat
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.57%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 3 (4.05%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Dell
7 2 (2.70%) Apple
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.70%) New Relic
7 2 (2.70%) Reuters
7 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.70%) CQG
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.35%) Hyperion