The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 90 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 29 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 4
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,200 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1744 1534 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.61% 94.81% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1357 1301
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
South West

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 31 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (79.41%) Linux
2 48 (70.59%) MySQL
3 37 (54.41%) VMware
4 30 (44.12%) Windows
5 27 (39.71%) Firewall
6 26 (38.24%) Degree
6 26 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (38.24%) Apache
7 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
7 25 (36.76%) SAN
7 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 23 (33.82%) HTTP
10 21 (30.88%) IIS
11 20 (29.41%) VMware ESX
11 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
12 18 (26.47%) DNS
12 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
13 17 (25.00%) VPN
14 16 (23.53%) SMTP
14 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (23.53%) XML
14 16 (23.53%) HTML
15 15 (22.06%) VoIP
16 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (20.59%) Nagios
16 14 (20.59%) CCNA
16 14 (20.59%) Back Office
17 13 (19.12%) CentOS
17 13 (19.12%) UNIX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (38.24%) Apache
2 21 (30.88%) IIS
3 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (10.29%) Google Apps
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.71%) Firewall
2 25 (36.76%) SAN
3 23 (33.82%) HTTP
4 18 (26.47%) DNS
5 17 (25.00%) VPN
6 16 (23.53%) SMTP
7 15 (22.06%) VoIP
8 10 (14.71%) IPsec
8 10 (14.71%) PPTP
9 8 (11.76%) Network Security
9 8 (11.76%) H.323
9 8 (11.76%) ISDN
9 8 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 7 (10.29%) WAN
10 7 (10.29%) Internet
10 7 (10.29%) IPv4
10 7 (10.29%) IPv6
11 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
12 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (70.59%) MySQL
2 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) Hazelcast
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (20.59%) Back Office
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) XML
1 16 (23.53%) HTML
2 7 (10.29%) Middleware
3 5 (7.35%) LAMP
4 4 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Wiki
3 6 (8.82%) Xbox
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.88%) Kindle
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (79.41%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Windows
3 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 13 (19.12%) CentOS
5 13 (19.12%) UNIX
6 12 (17.65%) Solaris
7 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu
8 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.35%) Debian
10 3 (4.41%) VMS
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 8 (11.76%) Document Management
3 8 (11.76%) E-business
3 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 8 (11.76%) DNA
3 8 (11.76%) High Availability
4 6 (8.82%) ITIL
5 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.35%) DevOps
6 4 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 4 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
2 13 (19.12%) Python
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) PHP
6 4 (5.88%) Groovy
6 4 (5.88%) PHP5
6 4 (5.88%) Ruby
6 4 (5.88%) C
7 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Degree
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (20.59%) CCNA
4 8 (11.76%) MCSE
4 8 (11.76%) MCSA
5 2 (2.94%) MCTS
5 2 (2.94%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 20 (29.41%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.82%) vSphere
5 4 (5.88%) GPFS
6 3 (4.41%) NFS
6 3 (4.41%) Samba
7 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Nagios
2 8 (11.76%) logstash
3 7 (10.29%) Puppet
4 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) VMware
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) Zend
4 8 (11.76%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 7 (10.29%) Google
6 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.82%) Facebook
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle
8 4 (5.88%) Sun
9 1 (1.47%) SAP
9 1 (1.47%) Scalix
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Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago