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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior System Administrator
Rank 862 812 830
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 42 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.058% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 68
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £22,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -6.25%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Junior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 16 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 22 August 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 -31 42 £30,000 -21.05% 5
London -28 30 £30,000 -21.05% 1
City of London -1 10 £30,000 -7.69%
South East -13 9 £30,000 -11.76% 2
Surrey - 6 £30,000 -
South West - 2 £25,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £23,250 - 1
Bristol - 2 £25,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
East Sussex -27 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Brighton -32 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Fareham - 1 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £19,000 -
Reigate - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £23,500 -

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (76.29%) Linux
2 52 (53.61%) Windows
3 34 (35.05%) Red Hat
3 34 (35.05%) Degree
4 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
4 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
5 27 (27.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (25.77%) Finance
7 21 (21.65%) Ubuntu
8 20 (20.62%) Debian
8 20 (20.62%) UNIX
9 17 (17.53%) VMware
10 16 (16.49%) Perl
11 15 (15.46%) DNS
11 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (15.46%) Puppet
12 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
13 13 (13.40%) Python
13 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
13 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
14 12 (12.37%) Bash Shell
14 12 (12.37%) Apache
15 11 (11.34%) Fedora
15 11 (11.34%) Ruby
16 10 (10.31%) Spread Betting
16 10 (10.31%) Derivative
16 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (10.31%) LAMP
16 10 (10.31%) Firewall

Junior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.37%) Apache
2 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.12%) IIS
3 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.90%) TCP/IP
2 15 (15.46%) DNS
3 10 (10.31%) Firewall
4 6 (6.19%) SAN
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
6 4 (4.12%) FTP
6 4 (4.12%) LAN
6 4 (4.12%) WAN
7 3 (3.09%) Internet
7 3 (3.09%) VLAN
7 3 (3.09%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (2.06%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (2.06%) OSPF
8 2 (2.06%) BGP
8 2 (2.06%) VPN
9 1 (1.03%) WLAN
9 1 (1.03%) HTTP
9 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.03%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.03%) MS Access
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.12%) Subversion
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (25.77%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) LAMP
2 6 (6.19%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) XML
4 3 (3.09%) XSL
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
4 3 (3.09%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.06%) HTML
6 1 (1.03%) XHTML
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.03%) jQuery
6 1 (1.03%) Sphinx
6 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.31%) Spread Betting
2 10 (10.31%) Derivative
3 8 (8.25%) Social Media
4 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.12%) Open Source
6 2 (2.06%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Telematics
7 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (76.29%) Linux
2 52 (53.61%) Windows
3 27 (27.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (21.65%) Ubuntu
5 20 (20.62%) Debian
5 20 (20.62%) UNIX
6 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (11.34%) Fedora
8 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (10.31%) Solaris
9 9 (9.28%) CentOS
10 8 (8.25%) Mac OS X
11 7 (7.22%) Mac OS
12 5 (5.15%) SUSE
13 3 (3.09%) AIX
13 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (2.06%) openSUSE
14 2 (2.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.22%) Social Media Monitoring
2 6 (6.19%) DevOps
2 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
2 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (5.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.09%) CRM
5 3 (3.09%) Service Management
5 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.09%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.06%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL
7 1 (1.03%) ERP
7 1 (1.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.03%) ETL
7 1 (1.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Perl
2 13 (13.40%) Python
3 12 (12.37%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.34%) Ruby
5 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.19%) SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Java
7 5 (5.15%) C
7 5 (5.15%) C#
8 3 (3.09%) XPath
9 2 (2.06%) Korn
9 2 (2.06%) AWK
9 2 (2.06%) VBScript
10 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) VBA
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.09%) MCSA
3 3 (3.09%) CCENT
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) HND
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
1 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) vSphere
4 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.09%) Xen
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) QEMU
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) Puppet
2 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.12%) Nagios
4 3 (3.09%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.06%) Icinga
5 2 (2.06%) Cacti
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Munin
6 1 (1.03%) SCCM
6 1 (1.03%) Salt
6 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Red Hat
2 17 (17.53%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco
5 3 (3.09%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) Splunk
6 2 (2.06%) Reuters
6 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.06%) CQG
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.03%) NetApp
7 1 (1.03%) Sun
7 1 (1.03%) Apple
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.03%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.03%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.03%) Talend
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Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
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