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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 42 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.67% 1.85% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 1.90% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 2
Average salary £39,000 £32,750 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.08% +29.70%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
821 630 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.21% 96.92% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 693 564 457
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) VMware
3 32 (74.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (67.44%) Finance
4 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
5 27 (62.79%) DNS
5 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (60.47%) DHCP
7 19 (44.19%) IBM
8 14 (32.56%) SLA
9 13 (30.23%) Advertising
10 12 (27.91%) Linux
11 6 (13.95%) SAN
12 5 (11.63%) UNIX
12 5 (11.63%) Firewall
13 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
13 4 (9.30%) Degree
13 4 (9.30%) Solaris
13 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
13 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (6.98%) vSphere
14 3 (6.98%) EqualLogic
14 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
14 3 (6.98%) Dell
14 3 (6.98%) MySQL
14 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
14 3 (6.98%) Performance Management

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) DNS
2 26 (60.47%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Ingres
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) EqualLogic
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) iSeries
2 2 (4.65%) LPAR
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) UNIX
6 4 (9.30%) Solaris
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) OS/400
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 1 (2.33%) Project Management
3 1 (2.33%) Change Management
3 1 (2.33%) Security Management
3 1 (2.33%) Validation
3 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) VCP5
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) VMware
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (44.19%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Capita
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 25 days a/l, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago