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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 94 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.88% 0.48% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.50% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 20
Average salary £31,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.73% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £47,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
979 800 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.70% 95.69% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 810 676 704
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Cheltenham - 4 £35,000 -
Gloucester -11 2 £25,750 -
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) SCCM
7 4 (22.22%) SCOM
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) vSphere
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) SMTP
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) SMTP
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) VBScript
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat