The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 160 170 157
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 65 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 0.93% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.96% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 48
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5532 5200 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 96.64% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4586 4654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Systems Administrator
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +21 38 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Gloucestershire +5 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Somerset -7 7 £23,250 -22.50% 1
Dorset - 7 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire -7 5 £38,500 +15.78%
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
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England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 78 (60.47%) Linux
2 67 (51.94%) Windows
3 61 (47.29%) VMware
4 51 (39.53%) MySQL
5 43 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 42 (32.56%) Firewall
6 42 (32.56%) SQL Server
7 41 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (29.46%) Degree
9 35 (27.13%) Bash Shell
10 30 (23.26%) Apache
11 28 (21.71%) HTTP
12 27 (20.93%) DNS
13 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
14 24 (18.60%) SAN
14 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
16 22 (17.05%) Perl
16 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (17.05%) Finance
17 21 (16.28%) IIS
17 21 (16.28%) UNIX
17 21 (16.28%) Python
17 21 (16.28%) VMware ESX
18 20 (15.50%) Configuration Management
19 18 (13.95%) SMTP
19 18 (13.95%) Puppet
20 17 (13.18%) VPN
20 17 (13.18%) MS Exchange
21 16 (12.40%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (23.26%) Apache
2 21 (16.28%) IIS
3 17 (13.18%) MS Exchange
4 14 (10.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.55%) Lync
6 2 (1.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.10%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.65%) SaaS
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.88%) Google Apps
5 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.56%) Firewall
2 28 (21.71%) HTTP
3 27 (20.93%) DNS
4 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
5 24 (18.60%) SAN
6 18 (13.95%) SMTP
7 17 (13.18%) VPN
8 14 (10.85%) Network Security
9 13 (10.08%) SSH
10 11 (8.53%) PPTP
10 11 (8.53%) IPsec
10 11 (8.53%) VoIP
11 10 (7.75%) NetScaler
12 9 (6.98%) LDAP
13 8 (6.20%) Internet
14 6 (4.65%) WAN
14 6 (4.65%) IPv4
14 6 (4.65%) IPv6
14 6 (4.65%) NAS
15 5 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.53%) MySQL
2 42 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.88%) Hazelcast
3 5 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.10%) Big Data
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.10%) Essbase
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Subversion
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.05%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Back Office
3 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) HTML
1 14 (10.85%) XML
2 7 (5.43%) POSIX
3 5 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.88%) Middleware
4 3 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Digital Media
2 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.75%) Wiki
3 9 (6.98%) Open Source
4 5 (3.88%) Derivative
5 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Xbox
7 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.55%) Kindle
8 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.78%) DTV
8 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.78%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 78 (60.47%) Linux
2 67 (51.94%) Windows
3 24 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.28%) UNIX
5 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
6 15 (11.63%) Ubuntu
7 14 (10.85%) Solaris
8 10 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.20%) CentOS
10 5 (3.88%) Debian
10 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.88%) AIX
10 5 (3.88%) HPUX
11 1 (0.78%) Fedora
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) Configuration Management
2 15 (11.63%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.08%) ITIL
4 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce
5 10 (7.75%) E-business
5 10 (7.75%) Document Management
5 10 (7.75%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.10%) DNA
9 4 (3.10%) Change Management
9 4 (3.10%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.10%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.10%) High Availability
10 3 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.33%) Change Control
10 3 (2.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.13%) Bash Shell
2 22 (17.05%) Perl
3 21 (16.28%) Python
4 16 (12.40%) SQL
5 14 (10.85%) Java
6 8 (6.20%) PHP
7 7 (5.43%) C
8 6 (4.65%) Ruby
9 5 (3.88%) PHP5
9 5 (3.88%) Groovy
10 4 (3.10%) C++
11 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
12 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) Degree
2 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (12.40%) CCNA
4 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.08%) MCITP
6 11 (8.53%) MCSE
7 9 (6.98%) MCSA
8 6 (4.65%) CCNP
8 6 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.65%) MCTS
9 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.55%) RHCE
11 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.78%) MCP
11 1 (0.78%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (1.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 41 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.28%) VMware ESX
4 12 (9.30%) Terminal Services
4 12 (9.30%) vSphere
5 9 (6.98%) Varnish
6 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.33%) NFS
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.78%) vCloud
8 1 (0.78%) Squid
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) Puppet
2 15 (11.63%) Nagios
2 15 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.43%) HAProxy
4 6 (4.65%) Zenoss
5 5 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.88%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.55%) MOM
6 2 (1.55%) Cacti
6 2 (1.55%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
7 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 61 (47.29%) VMware
2 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco
4 12 (9.30%) Citrix
4 12 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.75%) Zend
6 9 (6.98%) Oracle
7 6 (4.65%) NetApp
8 5 (3.88%) Google
8 5 (3.88%) Veritas
9 4 (3.10%) Cognos
9 4 (3.10%) Hyperion
9 4 (3.10%) IBM
9 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.33%) Facebook
11 2 (1.55%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.55%) Infoblox
12 1 (0.78%) Isilon
12 1 (0.78%) Scalix
12 1 (0.78%) Symantec
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