The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 69 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 26 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.28% 2.36% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.41% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 14
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
1116 1205 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.07% 97.97% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1014 977
Median salary £36,967 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.68% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 19 £32,500 -16.66% 1
Newport +7 3 £40,000 +11.11%
Rhondda Cynon Taff +3 2 £31,000 -8.82%
Bridgend - 2 - -
Systems Administrator
Wales

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 15 (45.45%) Windows
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco
6 13 (39.39%) DNS
7 12 (36.36%) SAN
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 11 (33.33%) Apache
9 10 (30.30%) Firewall
10 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 9 (27.27%) CentOS
11 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (24.24%) Avaya
12 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
12 7 (21.21%) IIS
13 6 (18.18%) SQL
13 6 (18.18%) LAN
13 6 (18.18%) DHCP
13 6 (18.18%) IBM
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 5 (15.15%) EMC
14 5 (15.15%) Finance
14 5 (15.15%) Advertising
14 5 (15.15%) NAS
14 5 (15.15%) High Availability
15 4 (12.12%) OpenLDAP
15 4 (12.12%) F5
15 4 (12.12%) Change Control

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 12 (36.36%) SAN
3 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 5 (15.15%) NAS
6 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
6 4 (12.12%) Kerberos
6 4 (12.12%) Network Security
6 4 (12.12%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
1 4 (12.12%) Data Mining
1 4 (12.12%) Ingres
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) iSeries
1 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (27.27%) CentOS
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.06%) Debian
7 2 (6.06%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.03%) VyOS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) High Availability
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.12%) Low Latency
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) SIEM
4 2 (6.06%) Validation
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) NFS
3 4 (12.12%) Squid
4 2 (6.06%) iptables
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) Nessus
2 2 (6.06%) Nmap
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 8 (24.24%) Avaya
5 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) EMC
7 4 (12.12%) F5
8 3 (9.09%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Intel
9 2 (6.06%) NetApp
9 2 (6.06%) Splunk
10 1 (3.03%) Informatica
10 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.03%) Mitel
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle
10 1 (3.03%) Sun
10 1 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (3.03%) Vyatta
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