The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 83 94 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.84% 1.74% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.80% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 43
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1381 1552 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.88% 96.46% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1361 1471
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Oxford -8 15 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bicester - 6 £46,250 -
Faringdon - 2 £37,500 -
Banbury - 1 £34,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 33 (53.23%) VMware
3 29 (46.77%) Windows
4 26 (41.94%) Python
5 25 (40.32%) Perl
6 21 (33.87%) CentOS
7 18 (29.03%) ITIL
7 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
8 17 (27.42%) Puppet
9 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
10 15 (24.19%) Ruby
10 15 (24.19%) Firewall
11 14 (22.58%) Ubuntu
12 13 (20.97%) Cisco
12 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.97%) SAN
13 12 (19.35%) Debian
13 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
14 11 (17.74%) Network Security
14 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
15 10 (16.13%) Finance
15 10 (16.13%) Internet
15 10 (16.13%) DNS
15 10 (16.13%) LAN
15 10 (16.13%) WAN
15 10 (16.13%) MySQL
16 9 (14.52%) Solaris
16 9 (14.52%) Apache

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (14.52%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) Confluence
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
1 15 (24.19%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) SAN
3 11 (17.74%) Network Security
4 10 (16.13%) DNS
4 10 (16.13%) Internet
4 10 (16.13%) WAN
4 10 (16.13%) LAN
5 9 (14.52%) DHCP
6 7 (11.29%) VPN
7 5 (8.06%) LDAP
8 4 (6.45%) VoIP
8 4 (6.45%) SSL
9 3 (4.84%) NAS
10 2 (3.23%) VLAN
10 2 (3.23%) X.509
10 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.23%) FTP
10 2 (3.23%) HTTP
11 1 (1.61%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) JIRA
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) iPhone
2 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Wiki
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) CentOS
4 14 (22.58%) Ubuntu
5 12 (19.35%) Debian
6 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (14.52%) Solaris
8 6 (9.68%) Android
8 6 (9.68%) Windows Phone
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.23%) UNIX
10 2 (3.23%) SUSE
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.61%) AIX
11 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Migration
3 6 (9.68%) Open Source
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) Information Security
6 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Network Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.23%) Document Management
7 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.23%) Security Management
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (1.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Python
2 25 (40.32%) Perl
3 15 (24.19%) Ruby
4 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 8 (12.90%) SQL
6 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) VB
7 3 (4.84%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
4 2 (3.23%) vCloud
4 2 (3.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.61%) qmail
5 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Puppet
2 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.84%) Nagios
5 2 (3.23%) Cacti
5 2 (3.23%) Ganglia
5 2 (3.23%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) VMware
2 13 (20.97%) Cisco
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) Juniper
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.61%) New Relic
9 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) CommVault
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) Intel
9 1 (1.61%) IBM
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle
9 1 (1.61%) Sybase
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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