The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 64 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.38% 0.71% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.72% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +50.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,300 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £33,695
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
572 552 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.45% 97.70% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 502 469 568
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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
Taunton - 5 £30,000 - 2
Bath +10 2 £39,500 +12.85%
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (33.33%) Skype
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) SLA
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) NetScreen
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
1 5 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) IMAP
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Infinispan
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HornetQ
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Gluster
3 1 (6.67%) iptables
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (6.67%) Check_MK
2 1 (6.67%) Graylog
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
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