The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 29 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 73 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.01% 1.04% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.08% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 18
Average salary £36,500 £26,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.73% -31.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 555 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.59% 96.19% 99.27%
Number of salaries quoted 685 474 498
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,425
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Somerset region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Somerset

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -16 8 £36,500 +37.73%
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Intranet
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) XenServer
6 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) SQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) Intranet
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) IMAP
5 2 (13.33%) SMTP
5 2 (13.33%) IPv4
5 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Debian
5 2 (13.33%) Fedora
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCT
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) XenServer
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Xen
6 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) MOM
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Zenoss
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Rackspace