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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 65 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 34 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.70% 1.40% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.45% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 10
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
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 1104 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.38% 96.42% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 989 961
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 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 4 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
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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 +1 30 £39,000 +18.18% 2
Newport - 4 £36,000 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 35 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (75.56%) Microsoft
3 34 (75.56%) Active Directory
4 32 (71.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (71.11%) Finance
5 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (51.11%) DHCP
6 23 (51.11%) DNS
7 22 (48.89%) IBM
8 16 (35.56%) Linux
9 11 (24.44%) SLA
9 11 (24.44%) Advertising
9 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (22.22%) VCP5
10 10 (22.22%) AS400
10 10 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (22.22%) OS/400
10 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.11%) SAN
12 4 (8.89%) SQL
12 4 (8.89%) UNIX
13 3 (6.67%) Ingres
13 3 (6.67%) Solaris
13 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
13 3 (6.67%) Project Management
13 3 (6.67%) Firewall
13 3 (6.67%) Degree
13 3 (6.67%) Change Control

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) DNS
1 23 (51.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Ingres
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) AS400
2 2 (4.44%) Informatics
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (22.22%) OS/400
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX
8 3 (6.67%) Solaris
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) Debian
10 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.67%) Project Management
1 3 (6.67%) Change Control
2 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL
3 1 (2.22%) CRM
3 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.22%) Change Management
3 1 (2.22%) Validation
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (22.22%) VCP5
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (75.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 34 (75.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Capita
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