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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 74 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.58% 1.89% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.94% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 8
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 1187 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.24% 97.70% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1005 976
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,000 £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
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 27 June 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 14 £32,500 -16.66% 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff +1 2 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Bridgend - 2 - -
Systems Administrator
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (57.14%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) DNS
2 19 (54.29%) SAN
3 18 (51.43%) VMware
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) Apache
5 14 (40.00%) Firewall
6 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (34.29%) CentOS
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
7 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (25.71%) DHCP
9 8 (22.86%) Kerberos
9 8 (22.86%) NFS
9 8 (22.86%) VPN
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
9 8 (22.86%) Avaya
9 8 (22.86%) EMC
9 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
9 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.86%) Network Security
9 8 (22.86%) Squid
9 8 (22.86%) OpenLDAP
9 8 (22.86%) NAS
10 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 6 (17.14%) ITIL

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 14 (40.00%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) DNS
1 19 (54.29%) SAN
2 14 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) DHCP
4 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
4 8 (22.86%) Kerberos
4 8 (22.86%) NAS
4 8 (22.86%) Network Security
4 8 (22.86%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (22.86%) VPN
5 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
6 4 (11.43%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.71%) SSL
7 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
1 6 (17.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (11.43%) Ingres
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Advertising
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) CentOS
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Debian
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
1 6 (17.14%) High Availability
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
1 6 (17.14%) Low Latency
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Change Control
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.71%) Coaching
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Network Management
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) NFS
2 8 (22.86%) Squid
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) iptables
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nagios
1 2 (5.71%) Nessus
1 2 (5.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.86%) Avaya
4 8 (22.86%) EMC
4 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) F5
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: To £40K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Pension + BUPA + Training + Certs
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