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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior System Administrator
Rank 909 948 945
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 39 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.034% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 45
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,750 £26,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +10.63%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Junior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 28 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 1 May 2016. 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 +38 38 £28,500 -1.72% 6
East of England +33 19 £28,500 +14.00%
Cambridge +25 18 £26,750 +7.00%
Cambridgeshire +17 18 £26,750 +7.00%
London +5 11 £35,000 +7.69% 3
City of London +65 5 £35,000 -4.10% 2
South East +12 4 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £22,750 +13.75%
Surrey -1 2 £28,500 +7.54%
Twickenham - 2 £35,750 -
Epsom - 2 £28,500 -
East Midlands +13 1 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Hampshire +10 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Slough - 1 £26,000 -
North West - 1 £22,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £25,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £20,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £22,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £27,500 -
Watford - 1 £37,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £22,000 -
Knaresborough - 1 £25,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £23,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £20,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £37,500 -

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 42 (57.53%) Linux
2 23 (31.51%) Bash Shell
3 19 (26.03%) DevOps
3 19 (26.03%) Python
4 18 (24.66%) Unix
4 18 (24.66%) Puppet
5 16 (21.92%) Perl
5 16 (21.92%) Firewall
6 15 (20.55%) Law
6 15 (20.55%) LAMP
6 15 (20.55%) Windows
7 14 (19.18%) Nagios
8 13 (17.81%) Red Hat
8 13 (17.81%) Degree
8 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (16.44%) VMware
10 10 (13.70%) Network Security
11 9 (12.33%) Mathematics
11 9 (12.33%) Apache
11 9 (12.33%) MySQL
11 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
11 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (10.96%) CentOS
13 7 (9.59%) Physics
13 7 (9.59%) Java
13 7 (9.59%) Internet
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
14 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP

Junior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (12.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) Firewall
2 10 (13.70%) Network Security
3 7 (9.59%) Internet
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.85%) DNS
6 4 (5.48%) DHCP
6 4 (5.48%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.11%) LAN
7 3 (4.11%) VLAN
8 2 (2.74%) HTTP
8 2 (2.74%) OpenVPN
8 2 (2.74%) SSL
9 1 (1.37%) SNMP
9 1 (1.37%) SSH
9 1 (1.37%) VoIP
9 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (20.55%) Law
2 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) LAMP
2 3 (4.11%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.59%) Physics
3 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.74%) Blog
7 2 (2.74%) CESG
7 2 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Unix
3 15 (20.55%) Windows
4 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.96%) CentOS
6 6 (8.22%) Debian
6 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.48%) Fedora
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.37%) AIX
10 1 (1.37%) SUSE
10 1 (1.37%) VMS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) DevOps
2 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.85%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.48%) CRM
4 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL
4 4 (5.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Machine Learning
5 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.74%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.74%) Network Management
6 2 (2.74%) Open Source
6 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Server Building
7 1 (1.37%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Bash Shell
2 19 (26.03%) Python
3 16 (21.92%) Perl
4 7 (9.59%) Java
5 5 (6.85%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) Korn
6 4 (5.48%) Ruby
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) CLAS
4 2 (2.74%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.74%) HND
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 2 (2.74%) PCI QSA
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) PhD
5 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 4 (5.48%) KVM
5 2 (2.74%) Docker
5 2 (2.74%) Xen
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Puppet
2 14 (19.18%) Nagios
3 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.74%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) Cacti
5 2 (2.74%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.37%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) WMI
6 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Red Hat
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
4 5 (6.85%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.74%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) Dell
6 1 (1.37%) RedGate
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To 23k (depends on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago