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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 55 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.78% 0.21% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 0.22% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 8
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (54.55%) VMware
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Perl
6 7 (31.82%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (31.82%) Nagios
6 7 (31.82%) Debian
6 7 (31.82%) Nessus
6 7 (31.82%) Nmap
6 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
6 7 (31.82%) VLAN
6 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
6 7 (31.82%) Welsh Language
6 7 (31.82%) CentOS
6 7 (31.82%) SaaS
6 7 (31.82%) tcpdump
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco
10 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WLAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
1 2 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) VLAN
2 7 (31.82%) Wireshark
2 7 (31.82%) tcpdump
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WLAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Debian
4 7 (31.82%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Biostatistics
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
4 1 (4.55%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
1 7 (31.82%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Fortran
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSA
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) RHCE
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Nmap
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Nagios
1 7 (31.82%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
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