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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 118 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 1.03% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.08% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 6
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
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
1894 1858 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.61% 95.38% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1553 1446
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 19 December 2014, 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 (89.29%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) MySQL
3 12 (42.86%) Apache
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
6 7 (25.00%) PHP
6 7 (25.00%) Python
6 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) CentOS
7 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 6 (21.43%) LINQ
7 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 6 (21.43%) Data Security
8 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.86%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) Nagios
9 4 (14.29%) Cacti
9 4 (14.29%) VLAN
9 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) openSUSE
9 4 (14.29%) Solaris
9 4 (14.29%) VMS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) OSPF
2 4 (14.29%) BGP
2 4 (14.29%) VLAN
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) IPv4
5 1 (3.57%) IPv6
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) LINQ
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
4 8 (28.57%) UNIX
4 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) CentOS
6 4 (14.29%) openSUSE
6 4 (14.29%) SUSE
6 4 (14.29%) Solaris
6 4 (14.29%) VMS
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Data Security
2 3 (10.71%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PHP
1 7 (25.00%) Python
1 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) PHP5
3 1 (3.57%) Groovy
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
1 4 (14.29%) Cacti
1 4 (14.29%) Icinga
2 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook