The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 67 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.02% 2.27% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.40% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 13
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
848 918 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.07% 94.64% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 754 805 589
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Systems Administrator
Oxfordshire

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 24 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (74.51%) Linux
2 31 (60.78%) Red Hat
3 29 (56.86%) Debian
4 27 (52.94%) MySQL
5 24 (47.06%) Citrix
6 23 (45.10%) Perl
7 19 (37.25%) Python
7 19 (37.25%) Ruby
7 19 (37.25%) QA
8 18 (35.29%) Apache
9 17 (33.33%) XenServer
10 15 (29.41%) Clustering
10 15 (29.41%) Windows
10 15 (29.41%) HTTP
11 14 (27.45%) nginx
12 13 (25.49%) Puppet
12 13 (25.49%) ActiveMQ
12 13 (25.49%) Xen
13 12 (23.53%) SAN
14 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
14 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
15 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
16 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.73%) RHCE
16 7 (13.73%) IIS
16 7 (13.73%) Network Monitoring
17 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
17 6 (11.76%) VMware
18 5 (9.80%) Finance

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 18 (35.29%) Apache
2 14 (27.45%) nginx
3 7 (13.73%) IIS
4 5 (9.80%) Confluence
5 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.96%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) HTTP
2 12 (23.53%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.80%) LDAP
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.92%) MCollective
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.96%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Clustering
2 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Wiki
4 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) Debian
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 11 (21.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Ubuntu
5 5 (9.80%) CentOS
6 4 (7.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
2 7 (13.73%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL
4 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Database Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Web Development
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) Perl
2 19 (37.25%) Python
2 19 (37.25%) Ruby
3 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.92%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) RHCE
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) QA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) XenServer
2 13 (25.49%) Xen
3 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Red Hat
2 24 (47.06%) Citrix
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) Percona
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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