The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 69 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.06% 1.45% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.46% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £39,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Systems Administrator
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
650 683 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 98.70% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 605 600 501
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Cardiff region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco
6 10 (43.48%) DNS
6 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
7 9 (39.13%) Finance
8 8 (34.78%) Firewall
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (30.43%) Avaya
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) DHCP
10 6 (26.09%) Unix
10 6 (26.09%) Apache
10 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
12 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (17.39%) JBoss
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL
12 4 (17.39%) VPN
12 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
12 4 (17.39%) vSphere
12 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (17.39%) F5
12 4 (17.39%) Coaching

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) PowerExchange
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
4 6 (26.09%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.04%) LAN
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) NAS
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
2 4 (17.39%) Coaching
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
2 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Avaya
6 4 (17.39%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Informatica
7 1 (4.35%) Sage
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec