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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 54 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.11% 2.18% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.29% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 22
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
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
709 875 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.81% 95.32% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 583 771 850
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (82.93%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Perl
3 26 (63.41%) CentOS
4 24 (58.54%) Puppet
5 23 (56.10%) Python
6 22 (53.66%) Windows
7 19 (46.34%) VMware
7 19 (46.34%) Ruby
8 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
9 16 (39.02%) Blackberry
9 16 (39.02%) Ubuntu
9 16 (39.02%) Android
9 16 (39.02%) iPhone
9 16 (39.02%) Debian
9 16 (39.02%) Open Source
9 16 (39.02%) Windows Phone
10 15 (36.59%) SAN
11 13 (31.71%) Cisco
11 13 (31.71%) Juniper
11 13 (31.71%) Solaris
12 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (24.39%) LAMP
14 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
15 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
16 7 (17.07%) MySQL
17 6 (14.63%) ITIL
17 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
17 6 (14.63%) Subversion

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) SAN
2 5 (12.20%) DHCP
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Subversion
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.76%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Blackberry
1 16 (39.02%) iPhone
1 16 (39.02%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Wiki
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) CentOS
3 22 (53.66%) Windows
4 16 (39.02%) Debian
4 16 (39.02%) Ubuntu
4 16 (39.02%) Android
4 16 (39.02%) Windows Phone
5 13 (31.71%) Solaris
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
1 6 (14.63%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) DevOps
2 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security
4 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.44%) ERP
4 1 (2.44%) Network Design
4 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Perl
2 23 (56.10%) Python
3 19 (46.34%) Ruby
4 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
3 13 (31.71%) Juniper
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian