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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 62 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
625 644 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.43% 96.41% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 539 532 543
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) DHCP
3 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) Avaya
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) vSphere
8 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) Unix
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (26.67%) Service Management
9 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (26.67%) Coaching
9 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
9 4 (26.67%) Performance Management

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Coaching
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) iptables
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Avaya
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps IT
Salary: up to £34,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago