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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 74 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 4
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £34,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +6.29%
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
1052 1172 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.05% 96.54% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1045 915
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 12 £25,000 - 2
Torfaen - 1 £45,000 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) UNIX
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Python
4 9 (32.14%) Perl
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) Apache
5 8 (28.57%) Debian
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 6 (21.43%) CentOS
7 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (17.86%) Welsh Language
8 5 (17.86%) SaaS
8 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.86%) Nessus
8 5 (17.86%) Nmap
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Nagios
9 4 (14.29%) SAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) ColdFusion
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) VLAN
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.71%) WLAN
5 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) UNIX
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Debian
5 6 (21.43%) CentOS
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Solaris
7 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.14%) SUSE
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) DevOps
2 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
2 3 (10.71%) Time Management
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) High Availability
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
3 1 (3.57%) Biostatistics
3 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Python
1 9 (32.14%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (10.71%) RHCE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Nmap
3 4 (14.29%) Xen
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) XenServer
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (3.57%) Squid
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Nessus
1 5 (17.86%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
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