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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 84 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 45 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.77% 2.65% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 2.72% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 39
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1554 1399 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.63% 97.42% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1194 1265
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 29 £47,000 +9.30% 1
Abingdon -5 9 £44,000 +7.31% 1
Faringdon - 2 £35,000 -
Witney - 1 £32,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 57 (67.06%) Linux
2 55 (64.71%) Windows
3 43 (50.59%) VMware
4 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 38 (44.71%) Puppet
6 35 (41.18%) CentOS
7 33 (38.82%) Windows Server
8 30 (35.29%) Firewall
9 29 (34.12%) Python
10 25 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (27.06%) DNS
11 23 (27.06%) MS Office
11 23 (27.06%) Perl
11 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
11 23 (27.06%) Red Hat
12 22 (25.88%) VPN
12 22 (25.88%) Internet
13 21 (24.71%) Ubuntu
14 20 (23.53%) SAN
15 19 (22.35%) Ruby
15 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (22.35%) DevOps
16 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
16 18 (21.18%) MySQL
16 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
16 18 (21.18%) SharePoint
17 17 (20.00%) Configuration Management
18 16 (18.82%) Sophos
18 16 (18.82%) Avaya

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (21.18%) SharePoint
2 16 (18.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (17.65%) Apache
4 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
5 7 (8.24%) IIS
6 5 (5.88%) nginx
7 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Office
2 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) SaaS
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.29%) Firewall
2 23 (27.06%) DNS
3 22 (25.88%) Internet
3 22 (25.88%) VPN
4 20 (23.53%) SAN
5 16 (18.82%) iSCSI
6 12 (14.12%) SSL
7 10 (11.76%) LDAP
8 8 (9.41%) DHCP
9 6 (7.06%) FTP
9 6 (7.06%) LAN
9 6 (7.06%) Network Security
9 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.06%) WAN
9 6 (7.06%) X.509
10 5 (5.88%) DMZ
11 3 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.53%) VLAN
12 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.35%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) MySQL
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 15 (17.65%) Subversion
2 6 (7.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.06%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Billing
3 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 8 (9.41%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) JMX
3 6 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.88%) LAMP
4 5 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Clustering
1 16 (18.82%) EqualLogic
2 12 (14.12%) Blackberry
2 12 (14.12%) iPhone
3 11 (12.94%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) BBC
7 1 (1.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.06%) Linux
2 55 (64.71%) Windows
3 35 (41.18%) CentOS
4 33 (38.82%) Windows Server
5 25 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (24.71%) Ubuntu
7 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
9 12 (14.12%) Android
9 12 (14.12%) Windows Phone
10 4 (4.71%) Debian
10 4 (4.71%) Unix
11 3 (3.53%) Fedora
12 2 (2.35%) Solaris
12 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) DevOps
2 17 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (18.82%) Open Source
4 14 (16.47%) High Availability
4 14 (16.47%) ITIL
5 12 (14.12%) Project Management
6 7 (8.24%) Change Management
6 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
7 6 (7.06%) Document Management
7 6 (7.06%) Identity Management
7 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.06%) Security Management
7 6 (7.06%) Service Continuity Management
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.88%) ITSM
8 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.88%) Release Management
8 5 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) Python
2 23 (27.06%) Perl
3 19 (22.35%) Ruby
4 13 (15.29%) Java
5 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.06%) PHP
7 5 (5.88%) SQL
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) CCNA
1 2 (2.35%) CCNP
1 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) KVM
5 5 (5.88%) Postfix
6 3 (3.53%) NFS
6 3 (3.53%) Samba
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (44.71%) Puppet
2 16 (18.82%) WSUS
3 6 (7.06%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.06%) Nagios
3 6 (7.06%) Rundeck
3 6 (7.06%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) VMware
2 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Red Hat
3 16 (18.82%) Avaya
3 16 (18.82%) Dell
3 16 (18.82%) Fortinet
3 16 (18.82%) Sophos
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
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