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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 54 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.57% 2.20% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 2.27% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 24
Average salary £44,500 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.23% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
672 792 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.86% 96.59% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 550 676 843
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 March 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Perl
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) CentOS
4 20 (57.14%) Puppet
5 18 (51.43%) Python
6 17 (48.57%) VMware
6 17 (48.57%) Ruby
7 16 (45.71%) Open Source
7 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
8 15 (42.86%) Blackberry
8 15 (42.86%) Android
8 15 (42.86%) iPhone
8 15 (42.86%) SAN
8 15 (42.86%) Windows Phone
9 13 (37.14%) Debian
10 12 (34.29%) Ubuntu
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco
11 11 (31.43%) Juniper
11 11 (31.43%) Solaris
12 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (28.57%) LAMP
13 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
13 6 (17.14%) MySQL
13 6 (17.14%) Subversion
13 6 (17.14%) Migration
13 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
14 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Open Source
2 15 (42.86%) iPhone
2 15 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Wiki
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) CentOS
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Phone
4 15 (42.86%) Android
5 13 (37.14%) Debian
6 12 (34.29%) Ubuntu
7 11 (31.43%) Solaris
8 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
1 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
2 5 (14.29%) DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.86%) ERP
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Perl
2 18 (51.43%) Python
3 17 (48.57%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco
3 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
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