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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 63 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 0.66% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.67% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 15
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
641 593 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.68% 98.02% 98.99%
Number of salaries quoted 538 485 534
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Nmap
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Nessus
4 3 (37.50%) Nagios
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) iptables
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) IBM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) iptables
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
1 3 (37.50%) Nmap
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) IBM