The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 93 103 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.091% 0.25% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.26% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £22,000 £43,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.42% +25.17%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
Systems Administrator
Scotland

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
1044 1154 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.34% 97.30% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 685 725 559
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAP