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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 15 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 42 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.77% - 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.29% - 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
372 157 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.38% 96.32% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 335 150 177
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (61.76%) UNIX
2 25 (36.76%) Linux
3 24 (35.29%) Python
3 24 (35.29%) Windows
3 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 23 (33.82%) Apache
4 23 (33.82%) Nagios
4 23 (33.82%) Debian
4 23 (33.82%) Ubuntu
4 23 (33.82%) Puppet
5 22 (32.35%) Analytics
6 20 (29.41%) Tivoli
6 20 (29.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 20 (29.41%) AIX
7 19 (27.94%) VMware
8 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.47%) DHCP
8 18 (26.47%) DNS
9 17 (25.00%) SLA
9 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
10 16 (23.53%) DV Cleared
10 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 16 (23.53%) Clustering
10 16 (23.53%) HP
10 16 (23.53%) Citrix
10 16 (23.53%) ITIL
10 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (13.24%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (33.82%) Apache
2 8 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) DHCP
1 18 (26.47%) DNS
2 9 (13.24%) Firewall
3 8 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) .NET
1 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (8.82%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Clustering
2 6 (8.82%) HACMP
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) UNIX
2 25 (36.76%) Linux
3 24 (35.29%) Windows
4 23 (33.82%) Debian
4 23 (33.82%) Ubuntu
5 20 (29.41%) AIX
6 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Analytics
2 16 (23.53%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.47%) Change Control
5 1 (1.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Python
2 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 16 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCITP
2 1 (1.47%) MCSE
2 1 (1.47%) MCSA
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) Nagios
1 23 (33.82%) Puppet
2 20 (29.41%) Tivoli
2 20 (29.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.47%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) VMware
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) HP
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle
5 7 (10.29%) Endeca
6 6 (8.82%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Twitter
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat