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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 194 182 163
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 48 51 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.89% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.93% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 64
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.67%
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
6312 5469 5418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.63% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5288 4729 4804
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 +1 19 £35,250 +0.71% 1
Gloucestershire -5 16 £47,500 +30.13%
Wiltshire -13 8 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Dorset -10 2 - -
Devon -17 2 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Somerset -8 1 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 47 (55.29%) Windows
3 25 (29.41%) VMware
3 25 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
5 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
5 22 (25.88%) MySQL
6 21 (24.71%) Perl
6 21 (24.71%) SQL
7 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
7 19 (22.35%) Internet
7 19 (22.35%) Open Source
8 18 (21.18%) Ubuntu
8 18 (21.18%) Firewall
8 18 (21.18%) UNIX
9 17 (20.00%) Apache
9 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (18.82%) Degree
11 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.47%) DNS
12 13 (15.29%) Python
13 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
14 11 (12.94%) CentOS
14 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (12.94%) SAN
14 11 (12.94%) HP
15 10 (11.76%) Cisco
15 10 (11.76%) DHCP
15 10 (11.76%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.24%) IIS
4 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.53%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) Internet
2 18 (21.18%) Firewall
3 14 (16.47%) DNS
4 11 (12.94%) SAN
5 10 (11.76%) DHCP
6 9 (10.59%) VPN
7 8 (9.41%) WAN
8 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.06%) HTTP
9 6 (7.06%) VoIP
10 5 (5.88%) LAN
10 5 (5.88%) VLAN
11 4 (4.71%) OSPF
11 4 (4.71%) BGP
11 4 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (4.71%) ISDN
11 4 (4.71%) IPv4
11 4 (4.71%) IPv6
11 4 (4.71%) Intranet
12 3 (3.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) MySQL
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) MS Access
4 3 (3.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) XML
1 6 (7.06%) LINQ
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
3 4 (4.71%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) HTML
4 3 (3.53%) LAMP
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) WCF
5 1 (1.18%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.18%) JMS
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.18%) COM
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Open Source
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.53%) Xbox
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 47 (55.29%) Windows
3 18 (21.18%) UNIX
3 18 (21.18%) Ubuntu
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.94%) CentOS
6 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.24%) Solaris
8 7 (8.24%) Debian
9 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.06%) VMS
10 5 (5.88%) SUSE
11 4 (4.71%) openSUSE
12 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.18%) Fedora
14 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) Time Management
2 9 (10.59%) ITIL
3 6 (7.06%) Data Security
3 6 (7.06%) DevOps
4 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.53%) DNA
6 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.53%) High Availability
6 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.53%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.18%) Data Management
8 1 (1.18%) Release Management
8 1 (1.18%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.18%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 21 (24.71%) Perl
2 21 (24.71%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) Python
4 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.24%) PHP
6 6 (7.06%) C#
7 4 (4.71%) Java
7 4 (4.71%) VBA
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.53%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) PHP5
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) AWK
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) CCNA
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.06%) vCloud
4 4 (4.71%) XenServer
5 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.35%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) Xen
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Nagios
2 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.06%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) SCOM
2 6 (7.06%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (7.06%) HP SIM
2 6 (7.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (4.71%) Icinga
3 4 (4.71%) Cacti
4 3 (3.53%) logstash
5 2 (2.35%) Puppet
5 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) VMware
2 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.94%) HP
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco
6 6 (7.06%) Symantec
6 6 (7.06%) Citrix
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle
7 3 (3.53%) Google
7 3 (3.53%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.53%) Facebook
8 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.18%) Juniper
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