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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 100 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 20 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £31,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
1733 1469 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 93.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1306 1292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (67.65%) MySQL
3 35 (51.47%) VMware
4 34 (50.00%) Windows
5 28 (41.18%) Apache
5 28 (41.18%) Degree
6 27 (39.71%) Firewall
6 27 (39.71%) SAN
7 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
7 26 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
9 22 (32.35%) HTTP
10 21 (30.88%) IIS
11 20 (29.41%) VMware ESX
11 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
12 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
13 18 (26.47%) DNS
13 18 (26.47%) Nagios
14 17 (25.00%) VPN
15 16 (23.53%) SMTP
15 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (23.53%) XML
15 16 (23.53%) HTML
16 14 (20.59%) Back Office
16 14 (20.59%) UNIX
16 14 (20.59%) VoIP
17 13 (19.12%) Solaris
17 13 (19.12%) Ubuntu
18 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (41.18%) Apache
2 21 (30.88%) IIS
3 12 (17.65%) 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 8 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.82%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.71%) SAN
1 27 (39.71%) Firewall
2 22 (32.35%) HTTP
3 18 (26.47%) DNS
4 17 (25.00%) VPN
5 16 (23.53%) SMTP
6 14 (20.59%) VoIP
7 10 (14.71%) PPTP
7 10 (14.71%) IPsec
8 8 (11.76%) Network Security
8 8 (11.76%) H.323
8 8 (11.76%) Internet
8 8 (11.76%) ISDN
9 6 (8.82%) WAN
9 6 (8.82%) IPv4
9 6 (8.82%) IPv6
9 6 (8.82%) NetScaler
10 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
10 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (67.65%) MySQL
2 25 (36.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) Hudson
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (20.59%) Back Office
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) HTML
1 16 (23.53%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) Middleware
3 5 (7.35%) LAMP
4 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) 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%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (79.41%) Linux
2 34 (50.00%) Windows
3 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 14 (20.59%) UNIX
6 13 (19.12%) Solaris
6 13 (19.12%) Ubuntu
7 12 (17.65%) CentOS
8 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (7.35%) Debian
10 4 (5.88%) SUSE
10 4 (5.88%) VMS
10 4 (5.88%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (11.76%) High Availability
2 8 (11.76%) DNA
2 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.82%) Document Management
3 6 (8.82%) E-business
3 6 (8.82%) ITIL
3 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps
5 4 (5.88%) CRM
5 4 (5.88%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.47%) Kanban
8 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
2 12 (17.65%) Python
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.88%) C
4 4 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) Perl
5 3 (4.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) PHP5
6 2 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) Degree
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.65%) CCNA
3 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.76%) MCSE
4 8 (11.76%) MCSA
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) MCTS
5 2 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
1 26 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.82%) vSphere
4 4 (5.88%) GPFS
5 3 (4.41%) Samba
5 3 (4.41%) NFS
6 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) Nagios
2 8 (11.76%) logstash
3 5 (7.35%) Puppet
4 4 (5.88%) Icinga
4 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.88%) Cacti
5 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (51.47%) VMware
2 9 (13.24%) Cisco
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle
5 6 (8.82%) Citrix
5 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.82%) Facebook
5 6 (8.82%) Google
5 6 (8.82%) Zend
6 4 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.47%) Scalix
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago