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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 173 183 175
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 77 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 0.86% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 69 34 41
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 £25,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
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
5628 5880 4993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.06% 95.95% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4881 4334
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -26 28 £42,500 - 4
Gloucestershire +3 18 £31,000 -34.73%
Somerset +17 10 £47,500 +30.13% 4
Dorset +9 9 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Devon - 5 £26,250 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 - 4
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 116 (76.82%) Linux
2 69 (45.70%) VMware
3 60 (39.74%) Puppet
4 53 (35.10%) Red Hat
5 51 (33.77%) Apache
6 44 (29.14%) Windows
6 44 (29.14%) DevOps
7 43 (28.48%) MySQL
8 42 (27.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (25.83%) CentOS
10 38 (25.17%) Bash Shell
11 37 (24.50%) Python
12 36 (23.84%) Firewall
13 35 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (22.52%) Configuration Management
14 34 (22.52%) LAMP
15 33 (21.85%) SQL
16 31 (20.53%) Degree
17 30 (19.87%) Ruby
17 30 (19.87%) Cisco
18 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
19 26 (17.22%) ITIL
19 26 (17.22%) Tomcat
20 25 (16.56%) Citrix
20 25 (16.56%) Shell Script
21 24 (15.89%) UNIX
22 23 (15.23%) SQL Server
22 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
22 23 (15.23%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 51 (33.77%) Apache
2 26 (17.22%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.93%) IIS
4 6 (3.97%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.32%) Lync
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Agresso
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (25.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.99%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.84%) Firewall
2 19 (12.58%) DNS
3 10 (6.62%) Internet
3 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.64%) VoIP
4 7 (4.64%) SAN
5 6 (3.97%) VPN
5 6 (3.97%) DHCP
6 5 (3.31%) WAN
6 5 (3.31%) Network Security
7 4 (2.65%) NAS
7 4 (2.65%) SMTP
7 4 (2.65%) HTTP
8 3 (1.99%) SSL
8 3 (1.99%) IPv4
8 3 (1.99%) IPv6
8 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.99%) VLAN
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.48%) MySQL
2 23 (15.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.96%) Selenium
4 6 (3.97%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 20 (13.25%) Games
2 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.64%) Finance
4 6 (3.97%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.52%) LAMP
2 20 (13.25%) Web Services
3 5 (3.31%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.99%) Middleware
5 2 (1.32%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.66%) Kafka
6 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.62%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.30%) Digital Media
5 7 (4.64%) Clustering
6 5 (3.31%) Xbox
7 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.99%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.99%) Replication
9 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.32%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.66%) EPoS
10 1 (0.66%) iPhone
10 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 116 (76.82%) Linux
2 44 (29.14%) Windows
3 42 (27.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (25.83%) CentOS
5 24 (15.89%) UNIX
6 16 (10.60%) Solaris
7 12 (7.95%) Fedora
8 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.64%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.97%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.31%) Debian
13 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.99%) HPUX
15 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.66%) Android
16 1 (0.66%) AIX
16 1 (0.66%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.66%) VMS
16 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.14%) DevOps
2 34 (22.52%) Configuration Management
3 26 (17.22%) ITIL
4 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (9.27%) Migration
6 13 (8.61%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.62%) Change Management
8 9 (5.96%) Web Development
9 7 (4.64%) CRM
10 5 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.31%) Open Source
11 4 (2.65%) Time Management
11 4 (2.65%) Service Management
12 3 (1.99%) Problem Management
13 2 (1.32%) Load Balancing
13 2 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.32%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.17%) Bash Shell
2 37 (24.50%) Python
3 33 (21.85%) SQL
4 30 (19.87%) Ruby
5 25 (16.56%) Shell Script
6 19 (12.58%) PowerShell
7 18 (11.92%) Perl
8 6 (3.97%) Korn
9 5 (3.31%) PHP
10 4 (2.65%) Java
11 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.99%) MCITP
5 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) MCSA
5 3 (1.99%) CCNA
5 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) RHCE
7 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (23.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.92%) XenApp
4 10 (6.62%) KVM
5 9 (5.96%) Xen
6 8 (5.30%) vSphere
7 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.65%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.99%) Postfix
10 2 (1.32%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.32%) Varnish
10 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.32%) NFS
10 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.66%) Docker
11 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 60 (39.74%) Puppet
2 16 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.28%) Nagios
4 9 (5.96%) Vagrant
4 9 (5.96%) Graphite
5 6 (3.97%) Opsview
5 6 (3.97%) SCCM
6 4 (2.65%) SCOM
6 4 (2.65%) Ansible
7 3 (1.99%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.32%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.32%) Cacti
8 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.32%) SmokePing
8 2 (1.32%) Icinga
9 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (45.70%) VMware
2 53 (35.10%) Red Hat
3 30 (19.87%) Cisco
4 25 (16.56%) Citrix
5 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
6 18 (11.92%) Google
7 17 (11.26%) IBM
8 13 (8.61%) Oracle
9 11 (7.28%) Rackspace
10 7 (4.64%) HP
11 5 (3.31%) Dell
12 4 (2.65%) EMC
13 2 (1.32%) Sun
13 2 (1.32%) NetApp
13 2 (1.32%) Apple
14 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.66%) Symantec
14 1 (0.66%) Nokia
14 1 (0.66%) Veritas
14 1 (0.66%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £21000. - £25000. per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerton, Somerset
British Solar Renewables
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago