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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 34 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.71% 5.24% 9.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 5.26% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 32
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
236 285 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.33% 99.65% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 217 259 346
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 20 (71.43%) Unix
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) Ubuntu
4 15 (53.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (53.57%) Korn
4 15 (53.57%) Ruby
4 15 (53.57%) Bash Shell
4 15 (53.57%) Python
4 15 (53.57%) HTML
4 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (53.57%) Perl
4 15 (53.57%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) AIX
11 4 (14.29%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) EMC
11 4 (14.29%) NetApp
11 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
11 4 (14.29%) Veeam
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 2 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) HACMP
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Unix
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) Ubuntu
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.29%) AIX
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
8 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (7.14%) Web Filtering
2 1 (3.57%) Network Design
2 1 (3.57%) Network Management
2 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Bash Shell
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
1 15 (53.57%) Korn
1 15 (53.57%) Perl
1 15 (53.57%) Python
1 15 (53.57%) Ruby
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Dot Hill
1 4 (14.29%) EMC
1 4 (14.29%) HP
1 4 (14.29%) NetApp
1 4 (14.29%) Veeam
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago