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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 76 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% 1.75% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.79% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 14
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
873 1062 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.98% 97.79% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 777 925 1008
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 4 £35,000 -6.66%
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 18 January 2017, 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 16 (50.00%) VMware
4 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) DNS
6 13 (40.63%) Advertising
6 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
8 11 (34.38%) SAN
9 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
10 9 (28.13%) High Availability
10 9 (28.13%) IBM
10 9 (28.13%) Apache
11 8 (25.00%) NAS
12 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (21.88%) CentOS
12 7 (21.88%) Unix
12 7 (21.88%) Firewall
13 6 (18.75%) EMC
13 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
13 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
13 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
13 6 (18.75%) LAN

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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) PaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) NAS
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 6 (18.75%) DHCP
5 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 6 (18.75%) Kerberos
5 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
8 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.25%) WAN
9 1 (3.13%) HTTP
9 1 (3.13%) Wireless
9 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
1 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
1 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (40.63%) Advertising
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
1 3 (9.38%) iSeries
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) CentOS
4 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (9.38%) VyOS
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) Gentoo
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (28.13%) High Availability
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
4 6 (18.75%) Mobile Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) Coaching
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) NFS
3 6 (18.75%) Squid
4 5 (15.63%) vSphere
5 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (28.13%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) EMC
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 4 (12.50%) Avaya
7 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 4 (12.50%) NetApp
8 3 (9.38%) Intel
8 3 (9.38%) Splunk
8 3 (9.38%) Vyatta
9 1 (3.13%) Sage
9 1 (3.13%) SaltStack