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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 102 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.22% 1.32% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.39% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1825 1587 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.97% 95.54% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1299 1447
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 £23,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) MySQL
3 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) Apache
5 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (26.83%) UNIX
7 10 (24.39%) Python
7 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
8 9 (21.95%) CentOS
9 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) PHP
10 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) VMware
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) LINQ
11 6 (14.63%) C#
11 6 (14.63%) Solaris
11 6 (14.63%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) Agresso
11 6 (14.63%) Data Security
12 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
12 5 (12.20%) Citrix
12 5 (12.20%) VMS
12 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.20%) Open Source
12 5 (12.20%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
13 4 (9.76%) Cisco
13 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) IPv4
2 2 (4.88%) IPv6
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) LINQ
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Open Source
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (26.83%) UNIX
5 9 (21.95%) CentOS
6 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
7 6 (14.63%) Solaris
8 5 (12.20%) VMS
9 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (7.32%) Debian
11 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
12 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Data Security
2 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.88%) DevOps
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.44%) System Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Line Management
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) VB
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) PHP5
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) Java
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) VCP4
2 2 (4.88%) CCNA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Salt
2 1 (2.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Brightpearl
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago