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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior System Administrator
Rank 863 815 815
Rank change year-on-year
-48 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 39 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.057% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.061% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 83
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 £22,000 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £34,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-31.61% +41.66%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -40 38 £30,000 -14.28% 7
London -56 21 £30,000 -17.80% 2
South East -6 9 £27,500 -19.11% 1
City of London +7 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Surrey - 4 £30,000 -
Bristol -3 3 £23,000 -4.16%
South West -25 3 £23,000 -4.16%
Hampshire - 3 £22,500 -
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
Southampton - 2 £22,500 -
Bradford - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -4 1 £19,500 -44.28%
East of England -24 1 £35,000 +40.00% 2
East Sussex -26 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Brighton -27 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Cardiff - 1 £21,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £20,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £19,000 -
Reigate - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £19,500 -
Kent - 1 £20,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £19,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,500 -
Wales - 1 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £23,500 -
South Wales - 1 £21,500 -

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (76.77%) Linux
2 58 (58.59%) Windows
3 34 (34.34%) Degree
4 33 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 31 (31.31%) Active Directory
6 28 (28.28%) TCP/IP
7 27 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (23.23%) Finance
9 20 (20.20%) Debian
9 20 (20.20%) Ubuntu
9 20 (20.20%) DNS
10 18 (18.18%) VMware
11 17 (17.17%) UNIX
11 17 (17.17%) Perl
11 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (16.16%) Puppet
13 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 15 (15.15%) Apache
14 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
15 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (13.13%) Firewall
16 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.12%) Python
16 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
17 11 (11.11%) Solaris
17 11 (11.11%) Fedora
17 11 (11.11%) Ruby
17 11 (11.11%) LAMP
18 10 (10.10%) Derivative

Junior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.15%) Apache
2 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) nginx
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.28%) TCP/IP
2 20 (20.20%) DNS
3 13 (13.13%) Firewall
4 8 (8.08%) SAN
5 6 (6.06%) Internet
5 6 (6.06%) DHCP
6 5 (5.05%) FTP
7 4 (4.04%) LAN
7 4 (4.04%) VLAN
7 4 (4.04%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (4.04%) WAN
8 3 (3.03%) OSPF
8 3 (3.03%) BGP
9 2 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.02%) VPN
10 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.01%) MRTG
10 1 (1.01%) VoIP
10 1 (1.01%) WLAN
10 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) MySQL
3 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Subversion
1 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Front Office
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) LAMP
2 6 (6.06%) Web Services
3 4 (4.04%) XML
3 4 (4.04%) XSL
3 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.01%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) Derivative
2 10 (10.10%) Spread Betting
3 8 (8.08%) Social Media
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.04%) Open Source
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.01%) Telematics
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (76.77%) Linux
2 58 (58.59%) Windows
3 27 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (20.20%) Ubuntu
4 20 (20.20%) Debian
5 17 (17.17%) UNIX
6 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
7 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (11.11%) Fedora
8 11 (11.11%) Solaris
9 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (8.08%) CentOS
10 8 (8.08%) Mac OS X
11 7 (7.07%) Mac OS
12 5 (5.05%) SUSE
13 3 (3.03%) openSUSE
13 3 (3.03%) AIX
13 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
14 2 (2.02%) VMS
14 2 (2.02%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
2 7 (7.07%) Social Media Monitoring
3 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.05%) DevOps
4 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.04%) Service Management
5 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL
6 3 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (2.02%) CRM
7 2 (2.02%) Project Management
8 1 (1.01%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.01%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.01%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.17%) Perl
2 12 (12.12%) Python
2 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 11 (11.11%) Ruby
4 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.06%) SQL
6 5 (5.05%) C
6 5 (5.05%) Java
7 4 (4.04%) XPath
7 4 (4.04%) C#
7 4 (4.04%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) VBScript
9 2 (2.02%) VB
9 2 (2.02%) AWK
9 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (34.34%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) MCSA
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.03%) CCENT
4 1 (1.01%) MCTS
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (31.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.06%) vSphere
4 4 (4.04%) Xen
5 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) Puppet
2 5 (5.05%) Nagios
2 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.03%) Icinga
3 3 (3.03%) CFEngine
3 3 (3.03%) Cacti
4 1 (1.01%) Munin
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 18 (18.18%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco
5 4 (4.04%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) Apple
7 2 (2.02%) Reuters
7 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.02%) CQG
7 2 (2.02%) Splunk
8 1 (1.01%) Talend
8 1 (1.01%) Dell
8 1 (1.01%) Juniper
8 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.01%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.01%) Sun
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