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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 150 170 167
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 95 66 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.58% 1.08% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.13% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 47
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £33,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Bristol -35 31 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire +11 18 £31,000 -34.73% 2
Dorset +19 15 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Devon - 13 £25,000 - 2
Somerset +11 9 £50,000 +36.98% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £45,000 - 4
Cornwall - 1 £21,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 126 (75.45%) Linux
2 74 (44.31%) VMware
3 65 (38.92%) Puppet
4 61 (36.53%) Red Hat
5 56 (33.53%) Apache
6 52 (31.14%) MySQL
7 51 (30.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (28.74%) Windows
9 47 (28.14%) DevOps
10 45 (26.95%) CentOS
10 45 (26.95%) Bash Shell
11 43 (25.75%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (24.55%) Firewall
13 40 (23.95%) SQL
14 38 (22.75%) Python
15 37 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (20.96%) Configuration Management
17 33 (19.76%) LAMP
17 33 (19.76%) Cisco
18 31 (18.56%) Ruby
18 31 (18.56%) Degree
19 30 (17.96%) Git (software)
20 29 (17.37%) ITIL
21 28 (16.77%) Tomcat
21 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
21 28 (16.77%) Shell Script
22 27 (16.17%) Active Directory
22 27 (16.17%) UNIX
23 26 (15.57%) Citrix
24 24 (14.37%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 56 (33.53%) Apache
2 28 (16.77%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.58%) IIS
4 6 (3.59%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.20%) Lync
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) nginx
8 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Agresso
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.80%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.55%) Firewall
2 24 (14.37%) DNS
3 12 (7.19%) Internet
4 11 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.59%) DHCP
5 8 (4.79%) SAN
6 7 (4.19%) HTTP
7 6 (3.59%) VPN
7 6 (3.59%) VoIP
8 5 (2.99%) Network Security
8 5 (2.99%) NAS
9 4 (2.40%) WAN
9 4 (2.40%) SMTP
10 3 (1.80%) SSL
10 3 (1.80%) IPv4
10 3 (1.80%) IPv6
10 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.80%) VLAN
11 2 (1.20%) Intranet
11 2 (1.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.14%) MySQL
2 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.39%) Selenium
4 6 (3.59%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 20 (11.98%) Games
2 12 (7.19%) Finance
3 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.76%) LAMP
2 21 (12.57%) Web Services
3 5 (2.99%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.80%) Middleware
5 2 (1.20%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.60%) Kafka
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.99%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.19%) Clustering
5 6 (3.59%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.99%) Xbox
6 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.80%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.20%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.60%) BYOD
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 126 (75.45%) Linux
2 51 (30.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 48 (28.74%) Windows
4 45 (26.95%) CentOS
5 27 (16.17%) UNIX
6 20 (11.98%) Solaris
7 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.78%) Fedora
9 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.19%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.40%) HPUX
13 3 (1.80%) VMS
13 3 (1.80%) Debian
13 3 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.20%) Android
14 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.14%) DevOps
2 35 (20.96%) Configuration Management
3 29 (17.37%) ITIL
4 17 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (8.98%) Migration
6 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.78%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.59%) Change Management
9 9 (5.39%) Web Development
10 7 (4.19%) Time Management
10 7 (4.19%) Open Source
10 7 (4.19%) CRM
11 6 (3.59%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.99%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.99%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.40%) Project Management
13 4 (2.40%) Service Management
14 3 (1.80%) Problem Management
15 2 (1.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.95%) Bash Shell
2 40 (23.95%) SQL
3 38 (22.75%) Python
4 31 (18.56%) Ruby
5 28 (16.77%) Shell Script
6 23 (13.77%) Perl
7 19 (11.38%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.79%) PHP
9 6 (3.59%) Korn
10 4 (2.40%) Java
11 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.20%) VBScript
11 2 (1.20%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) C#
12 1 (0.60%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) Lua
12 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (18.56%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.80%) MCITP
5 3 (1.80%) MCSA
5 3 (1.80%) CCNA
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.20%) RHCE
6 2 (1.20%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.60%) SCSA
7 1 (0.60%) RHCA
7 1 (0.60%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (16.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.78%) XenApp
4 10 (5.99%) KVM
5 9 (5.39%) Xen
6 7 (4.19%) vSphere
7 6 (3.59%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.40%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.80%) Postfix
10 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.20%) Varnish
10 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.20%) NFS
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.60%) vCloud
11 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (38.92%) Puppet
2 20 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.59%) Nagios
4 9 (5.39%) Vagrant
4 9 (5.39%) Graphite
5 7 (4.19%) SCCM
6 6 (3.59%) Opsview
7 5 (2.99%) SCOM
8 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.40%) Ansible
9 3 (1.80%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.20%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.20%) Icinga
10 2 (1.20%) Cacti
10 2 (1.20%) SmokePing
11 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.60%) Salt
11 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 74 (44.31%) VMware
2 61 (36.53%) Red Hat
3 33 (19.76%) Cisco
4 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
5 26 (15.57%) Citrix
6 18 (10.78%) Google
7 17 (10.18%) IBM
8 15 (8.98%) Oracle
9 11 (6.59%) Rackspace
10 9 (5.39%) HP
11 5 (2.99%) Dell
12 4 (2.40%) EMC
12 4 (2.40%) Sun
13 3 (1.80%) NetApp
13 3 (1.80%) Symantec
14 2 (1.20%) Apple
15 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
15 1 (0.60%) Nokia
15 1 (0.60%) Veritas
15 1 (0.60%) Juniper
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