The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 60 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.28% 3.49% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 3.73% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 28
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
434 402 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.76% 93.49% 99.65%
Number of salaries quoted 356 366 267
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Hampshire

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 30 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (53.70%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) UNIX
4 20 (37.04%) Apache
4 20 (37.04%) Python
4 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Ubuntu
4 20 (37.04%) Debian
4 20 (37.04%) VMware
4 20 (37.04%) Nagios
4 20 (37.04%) Puppet
4 20 (37.04%) Analytics
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) DHCP
6 15 (27.78%) DNS
7 12 (22.22%) Clustering
7 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (20.37%) HP
8 11 (20.37%) Citrix
9 10 (18.52%) SLA
10 9 (16.67%) Firewall
10 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (16.67%) ITIL
10 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 8 (14.81%) Change Control
11 8 (14.81%) Cisco
12 7 (12.96%) IIS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (37.04%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DHCP
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) VPN
4 6 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
1 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
2 6 (11.11%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) Social Media
2 1 (1.85%) Telematics
2 1 (1.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) UNIX
4 20 (37.04%) Ubuntu
4 20 (37.04%) Debian
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.56%) AIX
8 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.70%) VMS
8 2 (3.70%) Solaris
8 2 (3.70%) SUSE
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Analytics
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) Change Control
4 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.85%) Time Management
5 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Content Management
5 1 (1.85%) Document Management
5 1 (1.85%) Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Python
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Nagios
1 20 (37.04%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) VMware
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) HP
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) Endeca
6 6 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas