The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 60 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 40 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.19% 1.19% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 1.24% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 38 12 7
Average salary £39,000 £32,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.08% +23.58%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Systems Administrator
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in South Wales

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Cardiff +14 39 £39,000 +19.08% 1
Newport - 1 £36,000 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 43 (79.63%) VMware
3 41 (75.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (70.37%) Finance
4 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 28 (51.85%) IBM
7 27 (50.00%) DNS
7 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (48.15%) DHCP
9 21 (38.89%) Linux
10 14 (25.93%) SLA
11 13 (24.07%) Advertising
11 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (20.37%) AS400
12 11 (20.37%) OS/400
13 10 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (18.52%) VCP5
14 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 6 (11.11%) SAN
16 5 (9.26%) UNIX
16 5 (9.26%) Firewall
17 4 (7.41%) Degree
17 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
17 4 (7.41%) Solaris
17 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
17 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
18 3 (5.56%) vSphere
18 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) DNS
2 26 (48.15%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) SAN
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Ingres
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (70.37%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) AS400
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) iSeries
3 2 (3.70%) LPAR
3 2 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (20.37%) OS/400
7 5 (9.26%) UNIX
8 4 (7.41%) Solaris
8 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Debian
9 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.56%) Project Management
1 3 (5.56%) Performance Management
1 3 (5.56%) Change Control
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (1.85%) Change Management
3 1 (1.85%) Security Management
3 1 (1.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (18.52%) VCP5
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) VMware
2 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 28 (51.85%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Capita
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