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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 80 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 37 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.46% 2.27% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.32% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 52
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £60,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +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
1431 1681 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.02% 97.79% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1441 1775
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +5 17 £43,000 +2.38% 4
Abingdon -3 8 £40,000 -
Thame +13 1 £35,000 -
Banbury +7 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Kidlington - 1 £23,750 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 53 (81.54%) Linux
2 35 (53.85%) Perl
2 35 (53.85%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Python
4 27 (41.54%) LAMP
5 23 (35.38%) Ubuntu
6 21 (32.31%) Shell Script
6 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
7 20 (30.77%) Apache
7 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 20 (30.77%) Open Source
8 19 (29.23%) Puppet
9 18 (27.69%) VMware
10 17 (26.15%) SAN
10 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
10 17 (26.15%) Debian
10 17 (26.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (23.08%) PHP
12 14 (21.54%) MySQL
12 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (21.54%) Ruby
12 14 (21.54%) nginx
13 13 (20.00%) Firewall
13 13 (20.00%) JIRA
13 13 (20.00%) CentOS
13 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.00%) Confluence
14 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
14 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (16.92%) DevOps

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (30.77%) Apache
2 14 (21.54%) nginx
3 13 (20.00%) Confluence
4 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.54%) IIS
9 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.31%) DNS
4 8 (12.31%) SSH
5 7 (10.77%) HTTP
6 5 (7.69%) SNMP
6 5 (7.69%) SMTP
6 5 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.15%) LDAP
7 4 (6.15%) VPN
8 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.62%) Internet
9 2 (3.08%) DHCP
9 2 (3.08%) FTP
10 1 (1.54%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) JIRA
1 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Automotive
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) LAMP
2 9 (13.85%) Web Services
3 5 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Open Source
2 9 (13.85%) Blackberry
2 9 (13.85%) iPhone
3 8 (12.31%) EqualLogic
4 5 (7.69%) Wiki
5 3 (4.62%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Linux
2 35 (53.85%) Windows
3 23 (35.38%) Ubuntu
4 17 (26.15%) Debian
4 17 (26.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (20.00%) CentOS
6 10 (15.38%) UNIX
6 10 (15.38%) Android
6 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (13.85%) Solaris
7 9 (13.85%) Windows Phone
8 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (6.15%) Fedora
11 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (16.92%) DevOps
3 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
3 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.69%) Migration
4 5 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (6.15%) Information Security
6 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.08%) Workflow
6 2 (3.08%) Service Management
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.08%) Data Management
7 1 (1.54%) Web Development
7 1 (1.54%) Fund Management
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.54%) Time Management
7 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.54%) ERP
7 1 (1.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Perl
2 31 (47.69%) Python
3 21 (32.31%) Shell Script
3 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
4 15 (23.08%) PHP
5 14 (21.54%) Ruby
6 9 (13.85%) Java
7 4 (6.15%) C
8 2 (3.08%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.23%) Postfix
3 6 (9.23%) Sendmail
3 6 (9.23%) NFS
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.62%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) vCloud
6 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Puppet
2 10 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.31%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.62%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) VMware
2 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) Juniper
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco
5 8 (12.31%) Dell
5 8 (12.31%) Avaya
6 5 (7.69%) New Relic
7 2 (3.08%) BMC
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago