The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 161 183 159
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 95 63 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 1.07% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.10% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 90 46 63
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Systems Administrator
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South West region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Dorset +26 35 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bristol 0 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Devon +7 13 £18,000 -36.84% 1
Gloucestershire +4 13 £37,500 +20.96% 7
Wiltshire 0 12 £38,750 +1.97% 1
Somerset -5 7 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 76 (49.67%) VMware
2 73 (47.71%) Linux
3 51 (33.33%) Windows
4 49 (32.03%) Microsoft
5 46 (30.07%) Active Directory
6 44 (28.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (26.80%) Firewall
7 41 (26.80%) Windows Server
8 38 (24.84%) SQL
8 38 (24.84%) MySQL
9 34 (22.22%) LAMP
10 33 (21.57%) Perl
10 33 (21.57%) PHP
11 32 (20.92%) ITIL
12 31 (20.26%) Apache
13 28 (18.30%) Telecoms
14 26 (16.99%) SQL Server
15 24 (15.69%) IPv4
15 24 (15.69%) IPv6
15 24 (15.69%) SNMP
15 24 (15.69%) EIGRP
15 24 (15.69%) MPLS
15 24 (15.69%) OSPF
15 24 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (15.03%) VLAN
16 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.38%) LAN
17 22 (14.38%) WAN
18 20 (13.07%) HTML
19 18 (11.76%) IIS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 31 (20.26%) Apache
2 18 (11.76%) IIS
3 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.92%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.27%) Lync
7 4 (2.61%) SAS
8 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.96%) JBoss
9 2 (1.31%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.50%) Office 365
2 10 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.61%) SaaS
5 3 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.80%) Firewall
2 24 (15.69%) EIGRP
2 24 (15.69%) IPv4
2 24 (15.69%) IPv6
2 24 (15.69%) MPLS
2 24 (15.69%) OSPF
2 24 (15.69%) SNMP
3 23 (15.03%) VLAN
4 22 (14.38%) LAN
4 22 (14.38%) WAN
5 16 (10.46%) BGP
5 16 (10.46%) DNS
5 16 (10.46%) L2TP
6 15 (9.80%) DHCP
7 8 (5.23%) VoIP
8 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.61%) SAN
9 4 (2.61%) SMTP
10 3 (1.96%) HTTP
10 3 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.84%) MySQL
2 26 (16.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.92%) GIS
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.61%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.61%) Selenium
2 4 (2.61%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Kiln
General
1 28 (18.30%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.46%) Advertising
3 15 (9.80%) Marketing
4 12 (7.84%) Finance
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.22%) LAMP
2 20 (13.07%) HTML
3 15 (9.80%) Flash
4 13 (8.50%) .NET
5 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Clustering
2 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.92%) Replication
3 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.65%) Statistics
6 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (47.71%) Linux
2 51 (33.33%) Windows
3 41 (26.80%) Windows Server
4 24 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.27%) CentOS
9 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.96%) Unix
10 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
11 1 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.92%) ITIL
2 15 (9.80%) Campaign Management
2 15 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (9.80%) Presales
3 14 (9.15%) DevOps
4 12 (7.84%) Change Management
5 9 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.23%) Service Management
7 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.27%) High Availability
8 5 (3.27%) Information Security
8 5 (3.27%) Project Management
8 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.27%) Software Architecture
9 4 (2.61%) BCP
9 4 (2.61%) CAD
9 4 (2.61%) Data Management
9 4 (2.61%) Line Management
9 4 (2.61%) PLM
9 4 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.84%) SQL
2 33 (21.57%) Perl
2 33 (21.57%) PHP
3 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
4 10 (6.54%) Python
5 9 (5.88%) C#
6 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.58%) Java
8 5 (3.27%) Ruby
8 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.46%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.50%) Degree
4 11 (7.19%) MCITP
4 11 (7.19%) MCSE
5 6 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.27%) MCP
7 4 (2.61%) CCNA
7 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.96%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.96%) CCA
8 3 (1.96%) CCAA
8 3 (1.96%) CCEE
8 3 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.96%) MCSA
8 3 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (30.07%) Active Directory
2 44 (28.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.46%) XenApp
4 13 (8.50%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.19%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.27%) KVM
7 4 (2.61%) vSphere
7 4 (2.61%) Xen
8 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.65%) Gluster
9 1 (0.65%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCCM
2 8 (5.23%) SCOM
3 6 (3.92%) Puppet
3 6 (3.92%) ZENworks
4 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.61%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.96%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.65%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.65%) Graylog
7 1 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.65%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (49.67%) VMware
2 49 (32.03%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.76%) Citrix
4 12 (7.84%) Cisco
5 8 (5.23%) HP
6 6 (3.92%) EMC
6 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.92%) Symantec
7 3 (1.96%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.96%) Infoblox
7 3 (1.96%) Juniper
7 3 (1.96%) McAfee
7 3 (1.96%) Oracle
7 3 (1.96%) Websense
8 2 (1.31%) arcserve
8 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.31%) ESRI
8 2 (1.31%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.31%) Remedy
8 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
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