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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South West
Rank 204 161 188
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 98 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.69% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.74% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 92 53
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
4851 5629 5826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.03% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4023 4668 4922
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,116 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
Devon 0 10 £28,750 +4.54%
Gloucestershire -15 10 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Bristol -13 8 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +16 7 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Somerset -13 2 £35,917 -15.49%
Dorset 0 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 60 (73.17%) Linux
2 46 (56.10%) Windows
3 43 (52.44%) VMware
4 39 (47.56%) Active Directory
5 37 (45.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (41.46%) Finance
7 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
8 28 (34.15%) Firewall
9 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
10 23 (28.05%) Mac OS X
10 23 (28.05%) Puppet
11 22 (26.83%) Bash Shell
12 20 (24.39%) Time Management
13 19 (23.17%) Virtual Environments
14 18 (21.95%) Service Delivery
14 18 (21.95%) Python
14 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
15 17 (20.73%) Games
16 16 (19.51%) DNS
17 15 (18.29%) Wireless
17 15 (18.29%) Cybersecurity
17 15 (18.29%) DevOps
17 15 (18.29%) CentOS
18 14 (17.07%) DHCP
19 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
19 13 (15.85%) SAN
19 13 (15.85%) MySQL
19 13 (15.85%) Ubuntu
20 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis

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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.10%) Apache
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.66%) JBoss
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.22%) Confluence
7 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (1.22%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (1.22%) Force.com
4 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.15%) Firewall
2 16 (19.51%) DNS
3 15 (18.29%) Wireless
4 14 (17.07%) DHCP
5 13 (15.85%) SAN
5 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (7.32%) FCoE
7 6 (7.32%) LAN
7 6 (7.32%) SNMP
7 6 (7.32%) WAN
8 5 (6.10%) VLAN
9 4 (4.88%) Network Security
10 3 (3.66%) DKIM
10 3 (3.66%) FTP
10 3 (3.66%) HTTP
10 3 (3.66%) SSL
10 3 (3.66%) VPN
10 3 (3.66%) X.509
11 1 (1.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) MySQL
2 8 (9.76%) MariaDB
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.44%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 6 (7.32%) Redmine
3 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) GitLab
5 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Games
3 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.10%) Electronics
4 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) CAdES
1 3 (3.66%) PAdES
1 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (3.66%) XAdES
2 2 (2.44%) LAMP
2 2 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (1.22%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.22%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.22%) CESG
3 1 (1.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.22%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 60 (73.17%) Linux
2 46 (56.10%) Windows
3 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 23 (28.05%) Mac OS X
5 15 (18.29%) CentOS
6 13 (15.85%) Ubuntu
7 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
8 7 (8.54%) Debian
9 6 (7.32%) Unix
10 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.44%) Solaris
12 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Time Management
2 19 (23.17%) Virtual Environments
3 18 (21.95%) Service Delivery
4 15 (18.29%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (18.29%) DevOps
5 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
6 10 (12.20%) High Availability
6 10 (12.20%) ITIL
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.32%) Security Hardening
8 6 (7.32%) User Stories
9 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.10%) Analytics
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.10%) Server Patching
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (3.66%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) Bash Shell
2 18 (21.95%) Python
3 11 (13.41%) Perl
4 8 (9.76%) C
5 6 (7.32%) Korn
5 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.32%) SQL
6 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.10%) Ruby
7 3 (3.66%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) Java
7 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) Groovy
8 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) Delphi
9 1 (1.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.22%) Jython
9 1 (1.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.32%) CCNA
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.32%) CISSP
4 6 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (7.32%) GIAC
4 6 (7.32%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (7.32%) MCSE
4 6 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (7.32%) SANS
4 6 (7.32%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (7.32%) SSCP
5 4 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) DICOM
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (47.56%) Active Directory
2 37 (45.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) NFS
4 6 (7.32%) Samba
4 6 (7.32%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.88%) KVM
6 1 (1.22%) Docker
6 1 (1.22%) Squid
6 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Xen
6 1 (1.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) Puppet
2 11 (13.41%) Ansible
3 10 (12.20%) Nagios
4 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.88%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.66%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.44%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.22%) Check_MK
8 1 (1.22%) Grafana
8 1 (1.22%) Iperf
8 1 (1.22%) Pingdom
8 1 (1.22%) Salt
8 1 (1.22%) SCCM
8 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) VMware
2 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.32%) EMC
4 6 (7.32%) HP
4 6 (7.32%) NetApp
4 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.10%) SAP
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco
7 3 (3.66%) Citrix
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle
7 3 (3.66%) Veeam
8 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 2 (2.44%) Veritas
9 1 (1.22%) Infobright
9 1 (1.22%) Remedy
9 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.22%) Splunk
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon
National Trust
Salary: £28,923 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Salary: £28,923 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago