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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 98 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1238 1191 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.56% 96.28% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 755 798 871
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) HPUX
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Sun
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) JBoss
6 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 2 (16.67%) OpenVMS
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Essbase
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) OpenVMS
7 1 (8.33%) CentOS
7 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas File System
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
4 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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