The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 55 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.85% 0.34% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.35% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 4
Average salary £32,750 £25,250 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.70% -9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £26,250 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
629 570 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.77% 95.80% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 563 470 312
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,773
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £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 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 27 August 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (77.78%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Perl
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 8 (44.44%) Debian
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) Apache
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 6 (33.33%) tcpdump
6 5 (27.78%) SaaS
6 5 (27.78%) CentOS
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Nessus
6 5 (27.78%) Nmap
6 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
6 5 (27.78%) VLAN
6 5 (27.78%) Welsh Language
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Nagios
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) XenServer
8 3 (16.67%) nginx
8 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (38.89%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) ColdFusion
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 6 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (27.78%) VLAN
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Debian
4 5 (27.78%) CentOS
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Security
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Perl
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) RHCE
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Nmap
3 3 (16.67%) Xen
3 3 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Nagios
1 5 (27.78%) Nessus
2 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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