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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 110 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.43% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 7
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £30,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +6.29%
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
1787 1617 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.41% 94.40% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1414 1325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 21 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 31 (60.78%) MySQL
3 25 (49.02%) Apache
4 23 (45.10%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) VMware
6 16 (31.37%) SAN
7 14 (27.45%) Degree
7 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
8 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (25.49%) UNIX
8 13 (25.49%) HTTP
8 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
8 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
9 11 (21.57%) Nagios
9 11 (21.57%) CentOS
9 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (19.61%) Firewall
10 10 (19.61%) VoIP
10 10 (19.61%) Solaris
11 9 (17.65%) Python
11 9 (17.65%) VPN
11 9 (17.65%) DNS
12 8 (15.69%) Internet
12 8 (15.69%) IIS
12 8 (15.69%) SQL
12 8 (15.69%) Back Office
12 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
12 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (49.02%) Apache
2 11 (21.57%) Tomcat
3 8 (15.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.76%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 13 (25.49%) HTTP
3 10 (19.61%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) VoIP
4 9 (17.65%) VPN
4 9 (17.65%) DNS
5 8 (15.69%) Internet
6 7 (13.73%) SMTP
7 6 (11.76%) WAN
7 6 (11.76%) IPv4
7 6 (11.76%) IPv6
8 4 (7.84%) OSPF
8 4 (7.84%) BGP
8 4 (7.84%) PPTP
8 4 (7.84%) H.323
8 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.84%) ISDN
8 4 (7.84%) IPsec
8 4 (7.84%) VLAN
8 4 (7.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (60.78%) MySQL
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Hudson
1 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (15.69%) Back Office
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) HTML
1 7 (13.73%) XML
2 6 (11.76%) Middleware
3 5 (9.80%) LAMP
4 2 (3.92%) LINQ
5 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Open Source
2 6 (11.76%) Xbox
3 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Windows
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.49%) UNIX
5 11 (21.57%) CentOS
5 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (19.61%) Solaris
7 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
7 8 (15.69%) Ubuntu
8 6 (11.76%) VMS
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (7.84%) SUSE
10 4 (7.84%) openSUSE
11 2 (3.92%) Debian
12 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.84%) DNA
2 4 (7.84%) CRM
2 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (7.84%) High Availability
3 3 (5.88%) DevOps
3 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Data Security
5 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) C
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) PHP5
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) NFS
4 2 (3.92%) Samba
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Nagios
2 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.84%) Cacti
2 4 (7.84%) logstash
2 4 (7.84%) Icinga
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) VMware
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Google
3 6 (11.76%) Facebook
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) Sun
5 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum 37.5 hrs 27 days holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Prevailing
Salary: £25,000 to £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago