The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 200 156 171
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 37 98 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 1.63% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.69% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 77 45
Median salary £32,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,800 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
5117 5816 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.60% 97.01% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4337 4906 5009
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 24 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Somerset -2 16 £30,000 -36.84% 4
Gloucestershire -9 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Dorset +2 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bristol -3 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Devon -8 2 £23,500 -6.00%
Cornwall -6 1 £24,000 +11.62%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 75 (67.57%) Linux
2 51 (45.95%) VMware
3 40 (36.04%) Windows
4 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
4 32 (28.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (27.93%) Windows Server
6 29 (26.13%) PHP
7 27 (24.32%) MySQL
8 26 (23.42%) Perl
8 26 (23.42%) Firewall
9 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
10 23 (20.72%) Apache
10 23 (20.72%) LAMP
11 21 (18.92%) Telecoms
11 21 (18.92%) Cisco
12 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 18 (16.22%) VLAN
13 17 (15.32%) HP
13 17 (15.32%) IPv4
13 17 (15.32%) IPv6
13 17 (15.32%) SNMP
13 17 (15.32%) MPLS
13 17 (15.32%) OSPF
13 17 (15.32%) EIGRP
13 17 (15.32%) DevOps
14 16 (14.41%) SQL
14 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
15 15 (13.51%) ITIL
15 15 (13.51%) LAN
15 15 (13.51%) WAN

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (20.72%) Apache
2 14 (12.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.81%) Skype for Business
5 10 (9.01%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.50%) JBoss
7 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.90%) Confluence
10 1 (0.90%) Drupal
10 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) Office 365
3 5 (4.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.42%) Firewall
2 18 (16.22%) VLAN
3 17 (15.32%) EIGRP
3 17 (15.32%) IPv4
3 17 (15.32%) IPv6
3 17 (15.32%) MPLS
3 17 (15.32%) OSPF
3 17 (15.32%) SNMP
4 15 (13.51%) LAN
4 15 (13.51%) SAN
4 15 (13.51%) WAN
5 11 (9.91%) BGP
5 11 (9.91%) L2TP
6 9 (8.11%) DNS
7 7 (6.31%) DHCP
7 7 (6.31%) NetScreen
7 7 (6.31%) VoIP
8 6 (5.41%) NAS
8 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) MySQL
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) GIS
6 1 (0.90%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.60%) Selenium
3 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) GitLab
General
1 21 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.11%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.70%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) LAMP
2 11 (9.91%) HTML
3 6 (5.41%) .NET
4 4 (3.60%) CSS
4 4 (3.60%) Web Services
5 3 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.90%) Django
6 1 (0.90%) Flash
6 1 (0.90%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.60%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.70%) iPad
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
4 2 (1.80%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 75 (67.57%) Linux
2 40 (36.04%) Windows
3 31 (27.93%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (9.01%) Unix
5 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.11%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.41%) CentOS
8 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.60%) Solaris
10 3 (2.70%) Debian
10 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.90%) HPUX
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) DevOps
2 15 (13.51%) ITIL
3 11 (9.91%) Presales
4 8 (7.21%) Open Source
4 8 (7.21%) Service Management
4 8 (7.21%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.31%) Change Management
5 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.41%) High Availability
6 6 (5.41%) Information Security
6 6 (5.41%) Scrum
6 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
7 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.60%) Kanban
8 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) PHP
2 26 (23.42%) Perl
3 16 (14.41%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) Python
5 11 (9.91%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.21%) Java
7 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) Degree
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.60%) CCNA
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.70%) MCITP
6 3 (2.70%) MCP
6 3 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.90%) MCSE
8 1 (0.90%) RHCE
8 1 (0.90%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (28.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.50%) KVM
5 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.60%) Xen
5 4 (3.60%) XenApp
6 2 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) Gluster
7 1 (0.90%) iptables
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) Puppet
2 9 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.50%) Nagios
4 4 (3.60%) SCCM
5 3 (2.70%) Ansible
5 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.80%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.90%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.90%) Graylog
7 1 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.90%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 51 (45.95%) VMware
2 32 (28.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.92%) Cisco
4 17 (15.32%) HP
5 14 (12.61%) Juniper
5 14 (12.61%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.91%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.11%) Citrix
8 7 (6.31%) Hitachi
9 4 (3.60%) Atlassian
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle
9 4 (3.60%) Rackspace
9 4 (3.60%) Remedy
10 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.70%) EMC
10 3 (2.70%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.70%) Infoblox
10 3 (2.70%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.80%) arcserve
11 2 (1.80%) Avaya
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