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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 85 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.59% 0.92% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.95% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +22.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £37,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
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
1162 1154 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.47% 96.97% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1009 841
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 £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Torfaen +9 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Cardiff +1 3 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Newport -9 1 £23,500 -34.72%
Systems Administrator
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 22 (81.48%) DNS
2 20 (74.07%) SAN
3 17 (62.96%) Linux
4 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
5 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 14 (51.85%) VMware
6 13 (48.15%) Firewall
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
7 12 (44.44%) VPN
7 12 (44.44%) DHCP
8 10 (37.04%) Kerberos
8 10 (37.04%) NFS
8 10 (37.04%) Apache
8 10 (37.04%) ITIL
8 10 (37.04%) IBM
8 10 (37.04%) EMC
8 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (37.04%) Squid
8 10 (37.04%) Network Security
8 10 (37.04%) iSCSI
8 10 (37.04%) CentOS
8 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (37.04%) OpenLDAP
8 10 (37.04%) NAS
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (29.63%) Marketing
10 8 (29.63%) Advertising
10 8 (29.63%) QA

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 10 (37.04%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) DNS
2 20 (74.07%) SAN
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) DHCP
4 12 (44.44%) VPN
5 10 (37.04%) iSCSI
5 10 (37.04%) Kerberos
5 10 (37.04%) NAS
5 10 (37.04%) Network Security
5 10 (37.04%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (22.22%) IP Telephony
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
9 2 (7.41%) SSL
9 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.41%) VLAN
9 2 (7.41%) Wireless
10 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Big Data
1 8 (29.63%) Data Mining
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Advertising
1 8 (29.63%) Marketing
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (37.04%) CentOS
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) Unix
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
2 8 (29.63%) High Availability
2 8 (29.63%) Low Latency
2 8 (29.63%) Mobile Marketing
3 6 (22.22%) Coaching
3 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 1 (3.70%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) NFS
2 10 (37.04%) Squid
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.93%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) iptables
6 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) EMC
4 10 (37.04%) IBM
5 7 (25.93%) Avaya
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£30K
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