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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 200 197 168
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 45 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.56% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.59% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 38
Average salary £38,500 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.14% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +1.31%
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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -13 12 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Wiltshire +2 9 £38,500 +71.11% 1
Gloucestershire -5 8 £31,000 -34.73%
Dorset +11 5 £33,750 -
Somerset +2 4 £47,500 +30.13% 5
Devon - 2 £22,750 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 94 (68.61%) Linux
2 69 (50.36%) VMware
3 50 (36.50%) Puppet
4 41 (29.93%) Red Hat
4 41 (29.93%) Windows
4 41 (29.93%) DevOps
5 40 (29.20%) Apache
6 38 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (26.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (25.55%) Firewall
9 33 (24.09%) Python
9 33 (24.09%) SQL
10 31 (22.63%) Configuration Management
10 31 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (21.90%) Bash Shell
11 30 (21.90%) LAMP
11 30 (21.90%) MySQL
11 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
12 29 (21.17%) CentOS
13 28 (20.44%) Degree
14 27 (19.71%) ITIL
15 24 (17.52%) Cisco
15 24 (17.52%) Ruby
15 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
16 23 (16.79%) Citrix
17 22 (16.06%) DNS
17 22 (16.06%) Shell Script
18 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
19 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
19 20 (14.60%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 40 (29.20%) Apache
2 18 (13.14%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.14%) IIS
3 6 (4.38%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.73%) Confluence
6 1 (0.73%) Lync
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Agresso
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.73%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.55%) Firewall
2 22 (16.06%) DNS
3 9 (6.57%) DHCP
3 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.84%) Internet
5 5 (3.65%) VPN
5 5 (3.65%) VoIP
6 4 (2.92%) SMTP
6 4 (2.92%) SAN
7 3 (2.19%) SSL
7 3 (2.19%) NAS
7 3 (2.19%) VLAN
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.46%) Network Security
8 2 (1.46%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.46%) Intranet
8 2 (1.46%) OSPF
8 2 (1.46%) BGP
8 2 (1.46%) WAN
9 1 (0.73%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.90%) MySQL
2 21 (15.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.73%) Big Data
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.57%) Selenium
4 6 (4.38%) Subversion
5 1 (0.73%) Kiln
General
1 20 (14.60%) Games
2 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.03%) Finance
3 6 (4.38%) Back Office
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.90%) LAMP
2 15 (10.95%) Web Services
3 5 (3.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.73%) Kafka
4 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.73%) Flash
4 1 (0.73%) Middleware
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.30%) Clustering
2 10 (7.30%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.57%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.65%) Xbox
4 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.19%) Replication
6 2 (1.46%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.73%) EPoS
7 1 (0.73%) iPhone
7 1 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (68.61%) Linux
2 41 (29.93%) Windows
3 36 (26.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (21.17%) CentOS
5 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.41%) UNIX
6 12 (8.76%) Solaris
6 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.11%) Fedora
8 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.19%) Debian
11 2 (1.46%) HPUX
12 1 (0.73%) AIX
12 1 (0.73%) Android
12 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) DevOps
2 31 (22.63%) Configuration Management
3 27 (19.71%) ITIL
4 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.57%) Web Development
5 9 (6.57%) Change Management
5 9 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (5.84%) Migration
7 7 (5.11%) CRM
8 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.65%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.65%) Open Source
9 4 (2.92%) Time Management
9 4 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.19%) Project Management
10 3 (2.19%) Service Management
11 2 (1.46%) Information Security
11 2 (1.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) SQL
1 33 (24.09%) Python
2 30 (21.90%) Bash Shell
3 24 (17.52%) Ruby
4 22 (16.06%) Shell Script
5 18 (13.14%) PowerShell
6 17 (12.41%) Perl
7 6 (4.38%) Korn
8 4 (2.92%) Java
9 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.46%) PHP
10 2 (1.46%) VBScript
10 2 (1.46%) C#
11 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.19%) MCITP
5 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.46%) MCSA
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) RHCE
6 1 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
1 7 (5.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
3 18 (13.14%) XenApp
4 10 (7.30%) KVM
5 9 (6.57%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.57%) Xen
6 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.38%) vSphere
7 3 (2.19%) Postfix
8 2 (1.46%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.46%) Varnish
8 2 (1.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.73%) Docker
9 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (36.50%) Puppet
2 14 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.57%) Vagrant
3 9 (6.57%) Nagios
4 8 (5.84%) SCCM
4 8 (5.84%) SCOM
4 8 (5.84%) Graphite
5 6 (4.38%) Opsview
6 4 (2.92%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.19%) Capistrano
7 3 (2.19%) Ansible
8 2 (1.46%) SmokePing
8 2 (1.46%) Icinga
8 2 (1.46%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.46%) Cacti
9 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 69 (50.36%) VMware
2 41 (29.93%) Red Hat
3 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.52%) Cisco
5 23 (16.79%) Citrix
6 16 (11.68%) Google
7 15 (10.95%) IBM
8 11 (8.03%) Rackspace
8 11 (8.03%) Oracle
9 8 (5.84%) HP
10 3 (2.19%) Dell
11 2 (1.46%) EMC
12 1 (0.73%) Apple
12 1 (0.73%) Sun
12 1 (0.73%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.73%) NetApp
12 1 (0.73%) Veritas
Swindon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HEFCE
Salary: From £44,640 to £51,336 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
HEFCE
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Shepton Mallet
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £15500.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago