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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 81 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% 0.92% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.94% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 18
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +19.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
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
1045 1067 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 98.43% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 929 926 939
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Newport -10 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Torfaen - 3 £42,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £38,250 -
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
4 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
5 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 18 (43.90%) DNS
7 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
8 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (31.71%) SAN
9 13 (31.71%) Finance
9 13 (31.71%) Advertising
10 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
10 11 (26.83%) Apache
11 10 (24.39%) Cisco
11 10 (24.39%) IBM
11 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
12 9 (21.95%) CentOS
12 9 (21.95%) High Availability
13 8 (19.51%) NAS
13 8 (19.51%) LAN
13 8 (19.51%) DHCP
14 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.07%) IIS
14 7 (17.07%) EMC
14 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
14 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (26.83%) Apache
1 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) PowerExchange
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) SAN
3 11 (26.83%) Firewall
4 8 (19.51%) DHCP
4 8 (19.51%) LAN
4 8 (19.51%) NAS
5 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
5 6 (14.63%) Kerberos
5 6 (14.63%) Network Security
5 6 (14.63%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.32%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.88%) WAN
9 1 (2.44%) HTTP
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
9 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
1 6 (14.63%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Ingres
3 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (31.71%) Advertising
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) iSeries
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 21 (51.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (21.95%) CentOS
6 6 (14.63%) Unix
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.32%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (7.32%) VyOS
9 2 (4.88%) Solaris
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.95%) High Availability
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.63%) Low Latency
4 6 (14.63%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.20%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (9.76%) Coaching
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) SIEM
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) NFS
3 6 (14.63%) Squid
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 10 (24.39%) IBM
4 7 (17.07%) EMC
5 6 (14.63%) Avaya
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
7 4 (9.76%) F5
7 4 (9.76%) Intel
7 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) Splunk
8 3 (7.32%) Vyatta
9 1 (2.44%) Informatica
9 1 (2.44%) Sage
9 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus company benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago