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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 111 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 1.37% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.44% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,875 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +5.06%
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
1864 1672 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.43% 95.22% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1386 1431
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Apache
2 13 (39.39%) MySQL
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (27.27%) UNIX
6 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
7 7 (21.21%) CentOS
7 7 (21.21%) PHP
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 6 (18.18%) Data Security
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.18%) Agresso
8 6 (18.18%) LINQ
9 5 (15.15%) VMS
9 5 (15.15%) Solaris
9 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
9 5 (15.15%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (12.12%) Icinga
10 4 (12.12%) Cacti
10 4 (12.12%) openSUSE
10 4 (12.12%) VLAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (39.39%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (12.12%) VLAN
2 4 (12.12%) OSPF
2 4 (12.12%) BGP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
3 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
5 7 (21.21%) CentOS
6 5 (15.15%) VMS
6 5 (15.15%) Solaris
7 4 (12.12%) openSUSE
7 4 (12.12%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.03%) System Testing
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) ERP
3 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.03%) Line Management
3 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
2 7 (21.21%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) PHP5
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Icinga
1 4 (12.12%) Cacti
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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