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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 62 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.68% 1.37% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.41% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
579 639 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.97% 97.56% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 546 549 569
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 16 January 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) Avaya
8 4 (25.00%) SAN
8 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (25.00%) Coaching
8 4 (25.00%) vSphere
8 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
9 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines

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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Gentoo
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Coaching
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Sage