The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 40 57 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.36% 2.58% 8.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 2.59% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 24
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Systems Administrator
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 386 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.97% 99.74% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 267 361 268
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Unix
3 21 (56.76%) Perl
3 21 (56.76%) Python
3 21 (56.76%) Ubuntu
4 19 (51.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (51.35%) Korn
4 19 (51.35%) Ruby
4 19 (51.35%) HTML
4 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 19 (51.35%) CSS
4 19 (51.35%) Bash Shell
5 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (32.43%) DNS
8 12 (32.43%) IIS
9 10 (27.03%) Firewall
9 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (24.32%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco
11 7 (18.92%) Dell
11 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
12 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.22%) DHCP
12 6 (16.22%) Apache
13 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
13 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
14 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 12 (32.43%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 12 (32.43%) DNS
3 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 4 (10.81%) SAN
5 4 (10.81%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) CSS
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
1 19 (51.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.11%) HACMP
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Unix
3 21 (56.76%) Ubuntu
4 15 (40.54%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.81%) AIX
7 2 (5.41%) Debian
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (5.41%) DevOps
2 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (5.41%) Web Filtering
3 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.70%) High Availability
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Perl
1 21 (56.76%) Python
2 19 (51.35%) Bash Shell
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 19 (51.35%) Korn
2 19 (51.35%) Ruby
3 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CCNA
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.81%) MCSE
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.81%) RHCE
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Docker
3 2 (5.41%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Dell
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) Google
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago