The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 54 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 21 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.77% 3.17% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 3.33% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 16
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Systems Administrator
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 841 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.04% 95.14% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 605 765 837
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 38 (90.48%) Linux
2 30 (71.43%) Perl
3 26 (61.90%) Python
4 25 (59.52%) CentOS
5 21 (50.00%) Puppet
6 20 (47.62%) VMware
7 19 (45.24%) Ruby
8 17 (40.48%) Windows
9 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
10 14 (33.33%) Debian
10 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 13 (30.95%) Ubuntu
11 13 (30.95%) ITIL
11 13 (30.95%) Solaris
11 13 (30.95%) Cisco
11 13 (30.95%) Juniper
12 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (26.19%) Android
13 11 (26.19%) iPhone
13 11 (26.19%) Open Source
13 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
13 11 (26.19%) Windows Phone
13 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
14 10 (23.81%) SAN
14 10 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (19.05%) MySQL
15 8 (19.05%) Internet
15 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (16.67%) Apache

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 8 (19.05%) Internet
3 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (14.29%) HTTP
5 5 (11.90%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 3 (7.14%) LDAP
7 2 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) iPhone
2 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Wiki
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) CentOS
3 17 (40.48%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) Debian
5 13 (30.95%) Ubuntu
5 13 (30.95%) Solaris
6 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (26.19%) Windows Phone
7 11 (26.19%) Android
8 2 (4.76%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) UNIX
9 1 (2.38%) AIX
9 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Open Source
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.38%) Data Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Perl
2 26 (61.90%) Python
3 19 (45.24%) Ruby
4 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Squid
3 1 (2.38%) qmail
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 10 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Sybase