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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 115 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% 0.19% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.21% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
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
1782 1457 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.75% 93.82% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1289 1296
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 £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £51,000
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 18 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 42 (65.63%) MySQL
3 35 (54.69%) Windows
4 33 (51.56%) VMware
5 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
5 27 (42.19%) SAN
6 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (39.06%) Apache
7 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
8 24 (37.50%) Degree
9 23 (35.94%) Firewall
10 22 (34.38%) HTTP
11 21 (32.81%) IIS
12 20 (31.25%) VMware ESX
12 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
13 18 (28.13%) DNS
14 17 (26.56%) VPN
14 17 (26.56%) Nagios
14 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
15 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (25.00%) SMTP
15 16 (25.00%) XML
15 16 (25.00%) HTML
16 15 (23.44%) UNIX
16 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (21.88%) Back Office
17 14 (21.88%) Solaris
17 14 (21.88%) VoIP
18 12 (18.75%) Python

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (39.06%) Apache
2 21 (32.81%) IIS
3 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.38%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SAN
2 23 (35.94%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) HTTP
4 18 (28.13%) DNS
5 17 (26.56%) VPN
6 16 (25.00%) SMTP
7 14 (21.88%) VoIP
8 10 (15.63%) IPsec
8 10 (15.63%) PPTP
9 8 (12.50%) Internet
9 8 (12.50%) ISDN
9 8 (12.50%) Network Security
9 8 (12.50%) H.323
10 6 (9.38%) IPv4
10 6 (9.38%) IPv6
10 6 (9.38%) WAN
11 5 (7.81%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
12 4 (6.25%) VLAN
12 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (65.63%) MySQL
2 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) Hudson
1 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (21.88%) Back Office
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) XML
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (9.38%) Middleware
3 5 (7.81%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Open Source
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Xbox
4 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.25%) Kindle
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Linux
2 35 (54.69%) Windows
3 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 15 (23.44%) UNIX
6 14 (21.88%) Solaris
7 11 (17.19%) CentOS
8 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
9 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (7.81%) VMS
11 4 (6.25%) SUSE
11 4 (6.25%) Debian
11 4 (6.25%) openSUSE
12 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.50%) DNA
2 8 (12.50%) High Availability
3 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.25%) CRM
5 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.13%) E-business
7 2 (3.13%) Document Management
7 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) Bash Shell
2 12 (18.75%) Python
3 8 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.25%) C
5 3 (4.69%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) PHP5
7 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Degree
2 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.50%) CCNA
3 8 (12.50%) MCSE
3 8 (12.50%) MCSA
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) MCTS
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.38%) vSphere
5 4 (6.25%) GPFS
6 3 (4.69%) NFS
6 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.69%) Samba
7 1 (1.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) Nagios
2 8 (12.50%) logstash
3 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.25%) Cacti
3 4 (6.25%) Icinga
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) VMware
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 6 (9.38%) Google
4 6 (9.38%) Facebook
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 4 (6.25%) Sun
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) Zend
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Scalix
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
South Gloucestershire Council
Salary: From £29,528 to £32,072 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago