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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 65 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.57% 5.54% 7.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 5.90% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 22
Average salary £26,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.71% +9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
336 339 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.00% 93.91% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 272 302 268
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 9 (37.50%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
8 7 (29.17%) Change Control
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (25.00%) XenApp
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) NetApp
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) IBM
11 4 (16.67%) Legal

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) UNIX
7 3 (12.50%) SUSE
8 2 (8.33%) CentOS
8 2 (8.33%) VMS
8 2 (8.33%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) Solaris
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Security Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) RHCE
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.83%) NetApp
7 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) Veritas