The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 30 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 Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 53 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.21% 0.36% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 0.38% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £33,000 £25,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.69% -9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,250 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
647 527 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.43% 95.99% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 572 423 314
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
South Wales

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Debian
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) Apache
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
6 5 (25.00%) CentOS
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Welsh Language
6 5 (25.00%) Nessus
6 5 (25.00%) Nmap
6 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Nagios
6 5 (25.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) XenServer
8 3 (15.00%) nginx
8 3 (15.00%) Network Management
8 3 (15.00%) Xen

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Welsh Language
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 8 (40.00%) Debian
4 5 (25.00%) CentOS
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE
6 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Perl
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (15.00%) RHCE
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Nmap
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
3 3 (15.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nessus
1 5 (25.00%) Nagios
2 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Nimsoft
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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