The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 104 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 50 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.54% 2.55% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.64% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 17
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1891 1894 1609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.17% 96.63% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1503 1418
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Bristol region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 42 (66.67%) Linux
2 29 (46.03%) VMware
3 27 (42.86%) Python
3 27 (42.86%) Puppet
4 26 (41.27%) DevOps
5 23 (36.51%) Apache
6 22 (34.92%) CentOS
7 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (25.40%) Degree
10 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
11 13 (20.63%) Ruby
11 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
11 13 (20.63%) Windows
12 12 (19.05%) UNIX
13 11 (17.46%) LAMP
13 11 (17.46%) Rackspace
13 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
14 10 (15.87%) MySQL
15 9 (14.29%) Solaris
15 9 (14.29%) Internet
15 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (14.29%) Web Development
15 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (12.70%) Nagios
16 8 (12.70%) Citrix
16 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 7 (11.11%) Cisco
17 7 (11.11%) Shell Script

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (36.51%) Apache
2 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Lync
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 3 (4.76%) VoIP
3 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) IPv4
3 3 (4.76%) IPv6
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Subversion
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Back Office
2 5 (7.94%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) LAMP
2 3 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.94%) Xbox
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) EPoS
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) CentOS
3 13 (20.63%) Windows
4 12 (19.05%) UNIX
5 9 (14.29%) Solaris
5 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) VMS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.17%) Debian
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) DevOps
2 18 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Web Development
4 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.94%) ITIL
4 5 (7.94%) CRM
4 5 (7.94%) Open Source
5 3 (4.76%) Time Management
5 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 1 (1.59%) Line Management
7 1 (1.59%) Cash Management
7 1 (1.59%) Analytics
7 1 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.59%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Python
2 13 (20.63%) Ruby
2 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
3 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.11%) Perl
4 7 (11.11%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Korn
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) CCNA
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) RHCE
3 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) Varnish
5 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (42.86%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) Nagios
3 7 (11.11%) Graphite
4 5 (7.94%) Opsview
5 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.76%) Ansible
6 3 (4.76%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) VMware
2 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 11 (17.46%) Rackspace
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco
6 5 (7.94%) Dell
7 3 (4.76%) Google
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 Per Annum £50-65K + 15% bonus + Private
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago