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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 57 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.39% 1.09% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.12% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Median salary £47,500 £36,250 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% +51.04%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
511 717 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.65% 97.55% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 471 586 594
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Debian
6 1 (9.09%) Gentoo
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Coaching
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
1 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
1 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) JVM Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Security Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Sage