The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 54 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 35 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.21% 1.28% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 1.29% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 6
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
820 773 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.68% 98.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 696 465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Dorset region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 27 £40,000 - 2
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 29 (78.38%) MySQL
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) Perl
2 27 (72.97%) PHP
2 27 (72.97%) Telecoms
3 25 (67.57%) LAMP
4 24 (64.86%) MPLS
4 24 (64.86%) OSPF
4 24 (64.86%) SNMP
4 24 (64.86%) IPv4
4 24 (64.86%) IPv6
4 24 (64.86%) EIGRP
5 23 (62.16%) VLAN
6 22 (59.46%) Apache
7 21 (56.76%) LAN
7 21 (56.76%) VMware
7 21 (56.76%) WAN
8 16 (43.24%) BGP
8 16 (43.24%) L2TP
9 15 (40.54%) Presales
10 7 (18.92%) VoIP
11 6 (16.22%) Replication
11 6 (16.22%) EMC
11 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (8.11%) SQL
13 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (2.70%) Network Design
13 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 22 (59.46%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) EIGRP
1 24 (64.86%) IPv4
1 24 (64.86%) IPv6
1 24 (64.86%) MPLS
1 24 (64.86%) OSPF
1 24 (64.86%) SNMP
2 23 (62.16%) VLAN
3 21 (56.76%) LAN
3 21 (56.76%) WAN
4 16 (43.24%) BGP
4 16 (43.24%) L2TP
5 7 (18.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) MySQL
General
1 27 (72.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Presales
2 1 (2.70%) Network Design
2 1 (2.70%) Release Management
2 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Perl
1 27 (72.97%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
2 6 (16.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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