The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Glasgow region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 75 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.09% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Median salary £34,250 £42,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.41% +93.18%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
885 1314 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.83% 96.97% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 539 811 735
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Glasgow region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
5 4 (26.67%) Veritas
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) NFS
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
5 4 (26.67%) Samba
5 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Sun
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Houdini
2 1 (6.67%) Maya
2 1 (6.67%) NUKE
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) InterBase
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (13.33%) CCTV
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) HPUX
6 2 (13.33%) OpenVMS
6 2 (13.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 4 (26.67%) NFS
2 4 (26.67%) Samba
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas File System
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel