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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 71 62 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.27% 3.26% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.31% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 15
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
1080 1237 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.91% 98.25% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1060 980
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,160 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,500
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 August 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 -15 16 £35,000 -10.25%
Newport +12 7 £40,000 +11.11%
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £31,000 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) VMware
4 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 15 (39.47%) DNS
7 13 (34.21%) Cisco
8 12 (31.58%) Firewall
9 11 (28.95%) SAN
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (26.32%) LAN
10 10 (26.32%) Apache
11 9 (23.68%) IIS
11 9 (23.68%) DHCP
11 9 (23.68%) Avaya
11 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
12 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) CentOS
13 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
13 7 (18.42%) IBM
13 7 (18.42%) SQL
13 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
14 6 (15.79%) Advertising
14 6 (15.79%) High Availability
15 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (13.16%) NAS
15 5 (13.16%) Nagios

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 (26.32%) Apache
2 9 (23.68%) IIS
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) DNS
2 12 (31.58%) Firewall
3 11 (28.95%) SAN
4 10 (26.32%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) DHCP
6 5 (13.16%) NAS
7 4 (10.53%) WAN
8 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
8 3 (7.89%) Kerberos
8 3 (7.89%) Network Security
8 3 (7.89%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
9 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
9 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Ingres
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) iSeries
2 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.05%) CentOS
5 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Unix
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (7.89%) VyOS
8 2 (5.26%) Debian
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.79%) High Availability
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) SIEM
3 4 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) NFS
3 3 (7.89%) Squid
4 2 (5.26%) iptables
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) Nessus
2 2 (5.26%) Nmap
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Avaya
4 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
5 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 5 (13.16%) Dell
7 4 (10.53%) EMC
7 4 (10.53%) F5
7 4 (10.53%) Intel
7 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) Splunk
8 3 (7.89%) Vyatta
9 1 (2.63%) Informatica
9 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Sun
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec