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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 111 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 0.77% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.79% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
1754 1902 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.91% 97.34% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1573 1417
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (37.04%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) DevOps
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Firewall
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) MySQL
10 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) Apache
10 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
10 4 (14.81%) Python

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) SAS
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) NAS
3 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.70%) Kiln
General
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) CentOS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.41%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) Debian
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) CAD
4 4 (14.81%) PLM
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C#
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCITP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) KVM
3 4 (14.81%) Xen
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Capistrano
2 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 3 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 3 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.70%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos