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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 80 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 22 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 0.97% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.01% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 14
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1192 1089 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.15% 96.37% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 951 926
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 -1 12 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Newport - 8 £36,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £34,000 -
Systems Administrator
Wales

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (65.63%) Finance
3 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (50.00%) IBM
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
7 12 (37.50%) DHCP
7 12 (37.50%) DNS
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
9 10 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (31.25%) VCP5
10 9 (28.13%) AS400
10 9 (28.13%) OS/400
11 8 (25.00%) Advertising
12 6 (18.75%) SLA
13 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.50%) SQL
13 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
13 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
14 3 (9.38%) PaaS
14 3 (9.38%) Big Data
14 3 (9.38%) Mobile Marketing
14 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
14 3 (9.38%) Marketing

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Ingres
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) AS400
2 2 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (28.13%) OS/400
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) UNIX
8 2 (6.25%) CentOS
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
1 3 (9.38%) Project Management
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile Marketing
1 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Validation
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (31.25%) VCP5
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 16 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 12 days ago