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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 83 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.80% 0.55% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.57% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 17
Average salary £31,750 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.15% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
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
900 884 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.14% 96.51% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 755 725 729
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 8 £35,000 -
Gloucester -6 3 £26,000 -
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) SMTP
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) SCOM
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Apache
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) PHP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) SMTP
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Apple