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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 109 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 20 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.06% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 8
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,600 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1791 1636 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.27% 94.62% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1435 1309
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
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 24 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (84.91%) Linux
2 31 (58.49%) MySQL
3 25 (47.17%) Apache
4 24 (45.28%) Windows
5 19 (35.85%) VMware
6 16 (30.19%) SAN
7 15 (28.30%) Degree
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (26.42%) UNIX
9 13 (24.53%) HTTP
9 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
9 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
9 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.75%) CentOS
10 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (20.75%) Tomcat
10 11 (20.75%) Nagios
11 10 (18.87%) VPN
11 10 (18.87%) VoIP
11 10 (18.87%) Python
11 10 (18.87%) Solaris
11 10 (18.87%) Firewall
12 9 (16.98%) Ubuntu
12 9 (16.98%) DNS
12 9 (16.98%) Open Source
13 8 (15.09%) Internet
13 8 (15.09%) IIS
13 8 (15.09%) SQL
13 8 (15.09%) Windows 7

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (47.17%) Apache
2 11 (20.75%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.09%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.32%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) SAN
2 13 (24.53%) HTTP
3 10 (18.87%) VoIP
3 10 (18.87%) VPN
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 9 (16.98%) DNS
5 8 (15.09%) Internet
6 7 (13.21%) SMTP
7 6 (11.32%) WAN
7 6 (11.32%) IPv4
7 6 (11.32%) IPv6
8 4 (7.55%) OSPF
8 4 (7.55%) BGP
8 4 (7.55%) PPTP
8 4 (7.55%) H.323
8 4 (7.55%) ISDN
8 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.55%) IPsec
8 4 (7.55%) VLAN
8 4 (7.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) MySQL
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.89%) Hudson
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (15.09%) Back Office
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
1 7 (13.21%) XML
2 6 (11.32%) Middleware
3 5 (9.43%) LAMP
4 3 (5.66%) LINQ
5 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 6 (11.32%) Xbox
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Linux
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.42%) UNIX
4 11 (20.75%) CentOS
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (18.87%) Solaris
6 9 (16.98%) Ubuntu
7 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.32%) VMS
9 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (7.55%) openSUSE
10 4 (7.55%) SUSE
11 2 (3.77%) Debian
12 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.55%) CRM
2 4 (7.55%) DNA
2 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (7.55%) High Availability
3 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.66%) DevOps
3 3 (5.66%) Data Security
3 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
2 10 (18.87%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) C
7 3 (5.66%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VBScript
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) PHP5
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) MCSE
4 3 (5.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
1 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) Samba
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Nagios
2 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.55%) Cacti
2 4 (7.55%) logstash
2 4 (7.55%) Icinga
3 3 (5.66%) Puppet
4 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) VMware
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) Google
3 6 (11.32%) Facebook
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) Sun
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) HP
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