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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 69 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.82% 2.63% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 2.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 11
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +41.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +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
1043 1269 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.03% 98.30% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1110 927
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -5 16 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Newport - 10 £38,500 -
Torfaen - 4 £42,500 -
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £39,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) VMware
4 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.96%) DNS
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (32.61%) SAN
8 14 (30.43%) Cisco
9 13 (28.26%) Firewall
9 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (26.09%) Finance
10 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
11 11 (23.91%) Avaya
11 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (23.91%) Apache
12 10 (21.74%) IIS
12 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 10 (21.74%) DHCP
12 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (19.57%) CentOS
13 9 (19.57%) LAN
13 9 (19.57%) Advertising
14 8 (17.39%) IBM
14 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.22%) High Availability
15 7 (15.22%) Unix
15 7 (15.22%) SQL
16 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 6 (13.04%) SharePoint

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 (23.91%) Apache
2 10 (21.74%) IIS
2 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) PowerExchange
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) PaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) DNS
2 15 (32.61%) SAN
3 13 (28.26%) Firewall
4 10 (21.74%) DHCP
5 9 (19.57%) LAN
6 6 (13.04%) NAS
7 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 4 (8.70%) Kerberos
7 4 (8.70%) Network Security
7 4 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.52%) VoIP
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
9 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.35%) tcpdump
9 2 (4.35%) VLAN
9 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
1 4 (8.70%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.70%) Ingres
2 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Advertising
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) iSeries
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (19.57%) CentOS
6 7 (15.22%) Unix
7 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.52%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (6.52%) VyOS
9 2 (4.35%) Debian
9 2 (4.35%) Solaris
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.22%) High Availability
3 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) Coaching
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile Marketing
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.70%) SIEM
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps
5 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) NFS
3 4 (8.70%) Squid
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) iptables
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 2 (4.35%) Nmap
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
5 11 (23.91%) Avaya
6 8 (17.39%) IBM
7 6 (13.04%) Dell
8 5 (10.87%) EMC
8 5 (10.87%) NetApp
9 4 (8.70%) F5
9 4 (8.70%) Intel
9 4 (8.70%) Splunk
10 3 (6.52%) Vyatta
11 1 (2.17%) Informatica
11 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
11 1 (2.17%) Mitel
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle
11 1 (2.17%) Sun
11 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Talbot
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago