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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 43 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.96% 3.55% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 3.76% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 17
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -18.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
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
312 426 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.31% 94.46% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 262 349 369
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) UNIX
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
3 20 (80.00%) Python
3 20 (80.00%) Perl
3 20 (80.00%) Bash Shell
4 15 (60.00%) Windows
5 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (56.00%) VMware
6 13 (52.00%) Derivative
6 13 (52.00%) DV Cleared
6 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (52.00%) Security Management
6 13 (52.00%) ITIL
6 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (52.00%) Open Source
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (52.00%) CentOS
6 13 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (52.00%) Puppet
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (52.00%) RHCSA
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle
6 13 (52.00%) RHCE
6 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) HP
6 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
6 13 (52.00%) Service Delivery
6 13 (52.00%) Server Building

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Agresso
1 2 (8.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
1 7 (28.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (8.00%) EDI
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) HACMP
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) UNIX
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (52.00%) CentOS
4 13 (52.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Service Delivery
1 13 (52.00%) Security Management
1 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
1 13 (52.00%) Open Source
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
1 13 (52.00%) Server Building
2 2 (8.00%) ETL
2 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Python
1 20 (80.00%) Perl
1 20 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 7 (28.00%) Korn
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) RHCE
1 13 (52.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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