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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 123 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 1.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 4
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £25,600 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
1823 1703 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.46% 95.84% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1355 1308
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 £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 25 (52.08%) Puppet
2 25 (52.08%) DevOps
3 24 (50.00%) Python
4 19 (39.58%) CentOS
5 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 16 (33.33%) Apache
6 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
7 13 (27.08%) LAMP
8 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 12 (25.00%) Ruby
9 11 (22.92%) Rackspace
10 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
11 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.75%) Web Development
11 9 (18.75%) UNIX
11 9 (18.75%) Windows
12 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 8 (16.67%) Internet
12 8 (16.67%) Digital Media
13 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.58%) Nagios
13 7 (14.58%) Perl
14 6 (12.50%) Solaris
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.50%) Graphite

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) GlassFish
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) VoIP
4 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) IPv4
5 2 (4.17%) IPv6
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Back Office
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) LAMP
2 2 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Xbox
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) CentOS
3 9 (18.75%) UNIX
3 9 (18.75%) Windows
4 6 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) DevOps
2 16 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (10.42%) Open Source
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.42%) CRM
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Cash Management
7 1 (2.08%) Analytics
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) E-Procurement
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (25.00%) Ruby
2 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.58%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.42%) Korn
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) RHCE
3 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Varnish
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (52.08%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Nagios
3 6 (12.50%) Graphite
4 5 (10.42%) Opsview
5 3 (6.25%) Capistrano
5 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.17%) Ansible
7 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.92%) Rackspace
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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