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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 99 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 1.99% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.05% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 18
Average salary £34,500 £40,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,350 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
1946 1947 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.43% 96.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 1584 1525
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £55,000
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 1 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) Apache
3 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) VMware
4 13 (29.55%) Python
5 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 12 (27.27%) CentOS
5 12 (27.27%) Puppet
6 11 (25.00%) DevOps
6 11 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (22.73%) UNIX
7 10 (22.73%) MySQL
8 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (18.18%) SQL
9 8 (18.18%) Citrix
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.91%) Solaris
10 7 (15.91%) Finance
10 7 (15.91%) Cisco
10 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
11 6 (13.64%) Firewall
11 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.64%) Agresso
11 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
11 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.36%) Nagios
12 5 (11.36%) Dell
12 5 (11.36%) Perl

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) IPv4
3 3 (6.82%) IPv6
3 3 (6.82%) VoIP
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 3 (6.82%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) LAMP
2 3 (6.82%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Clustering
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) CentOS
4 10 (22.73%) UNIX
5 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (15.91%) Solaris
7 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) VMS
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Debian
10 1 (2.27%) HPUX
10 1 (2.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) CRM
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.82%) Web Development
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.27%) System Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) E-Procurement
6 1 (2.27%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.36%) Perl
6 3 (6.82%) Korn
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
3 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) Varnish
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
3 3 (6.82%) Opsview
3 3 (6.82%) Ansible
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Graphite
5 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.27%) Salt
5 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Dell
5 5 (11.36%) Rackspace
6 3 (6.82%) Google
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
Bristol, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago