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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 83 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 20 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.68% 1.18% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Average salary £34,250 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.16% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,900 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
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
1156 883 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.14% 94.74% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 978 764 776
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester +15 13 £33,750 -
Cheltenham -8 3 £31,000 -34.73%
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) Linux
1 19 (82.61%) Perl
1 19 (82.61%) Bash Shell
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
4 13 (56.52%) Time Management
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) Internet
4 13 (56.52%) Open Source
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Debian
8 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) DNS
11 2 (8.70%) Degree
11 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.70%) XenApp
11 2 (8.70%) SCCM
11 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (8.70%) LAN
11 2 (8.70%) WAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Internet
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Debian
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Perl
1 19 (82.61%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix