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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 174 168 126
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 50 42 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.81% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.85% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 88
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £25,150 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5883 4957 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4887 4278 4749
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +17 30 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Somerset -16 8 £36,500 +37.73%
Dorset -5 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -19 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 76 (67.26%) Linux
2 53 (46.90%) MySQL
3 49 (43.36%) Windows
4 48 (42.48%) VMware
5 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
6 38 (33.63%) Firewall
7 37 (32.74%) SQL Server
8 36 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (30.09%) Degree
9 34 (30.09%) SAN
10 30 (26.55%) Apache
11 29 (25.66%) Bash Shell
12 28 (24.78%) IIS
13 27 (23.89%) DNS
13 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
15 25 (22.12%) HTTP
16 24 (21.24%) Windows 7
17 22 (19.47%) VMware ESX
18 20 (17.70%) Python
19 19 (16.81%) Cisco
19 19 (16.81%) SMTP
20 18 (15.93%) Internet
21 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (15.04%) Finance
21 17 (15.04%) VPN
21 17 (15.04%) UNIX
21 17 (15.04%) XML
21 17 (15.04%) Open Source
22 16 (14.16%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (26.55%) Apache
2 28 (24.78%) IIS
3 15 (13.27%) MS Exchange
4 13 (11.50%) Tomcat
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.77%) Lync
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.77%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (7.08%) Google Apps
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.54%) SaaS
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.63%) Firewall
2 34 (30.09%) SAN
3 27 (23.89%) DNS
4 25 (22.12%) HTTP
5 19 (16.81%) SMTP
6 18 (15.93%) Internet
7 17 (15.04%) VPN
8 16 (14.16%) VoIP
9 15 (13.27%) WAN
10 11 (9.73%) IPv4
10 11 (9.73%) IPv6
10 11 (9.73%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (8.85%) PPTP
11 10 (8.85%) IPsec
12 9 (7.96%) Network Security
12 9 (7.96%) NetScaler
13 8 (7.08%) ISDN
13 8 (7.08%) LAN
13 8 (7.08%) H.323
14 7 (6.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (46.90%) MySQL
2 37 (32.74%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.08%) Big Data
4 4 (3.54%) Hazelcast
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.77%) Essbase
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
2 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Back Office
3 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Marketing
5 3 (2.65%) Electronics
5 3 (2.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.77%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) XML
2 16 (14.16%) HTML
3 10 (8.85%) Middleware
4 5 (4.42%) LAMP
5 4 (3.54%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.88%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.88%) .NET
7 1 (0.88%) JMS
7 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Open Source
2 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.96%) Wiki
4 7 (6.19%) Xbox
5 4 (3.54%) Kindle
5 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.65%) DTV
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) Derivative
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) AS400
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (67.26%) Linux
2 49 (43.36%) Windows
3 27 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (21.24%) Windows 7
5 17 (15.04%) UNIX
6 16 (14.16%) CentOS
7 14 (12.39%) Solaris
8 13 (11.50%) Ubuntu
9 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (7.08%) Debian
11 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.65%) VMS
13 3 (2.65%) Fedora
14 2 (1.77%) AIX
14 2 (1.77%) HPUX
14 2 (1.77%) SUSE
14 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
2 13 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.96%) E-business
3 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
3 9 (7.96%) Document Management
3 9 (7.96%) DevOps
4 8 (7.08%) High Availability
4 8 (7.08%) DNA
4 8 (7.08%) ITIL
5 7 (6.19%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.42%) CRM
7 5 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.54%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.54%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) Bash Shell
2 20 (17.70%) Python
3 16 (14.16%) Perl
3 16 (14.16%) SQL
4 10 (8.85%) Java
5 8 (7.08%) PHP
6 6 (5.31%) Ruby
7 4 (3.54%) PHP5
7 4 (3.54%) Groovy
7 4 (3.54%) C
7 4 (3.54%) C++
8 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (30.09%) Degree
2 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (13.27%) CCNA
4 9 (7.96%) MCSE
5 8 (7.08%) MCSA
6 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) MCITP
6 2 (1.77%) MCTS
6 2 (1.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) RHCE
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
7 1 (0.88%) MCT
7 1 (0.88%) LPIC
7 1 (0.88%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.54%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 39 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 36 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.47%) VMware ESX
4 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.08%) vSphere
6 6 (5.31%) XenServer
7 4 (3.54%) GPFS
7 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.65%) Samba
8 3 (2.65%) NFS
9 2 (1.77%) Squid
9 2 (1.77%) Xen
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.88%) Varnish
10 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) Nagios
2 8 (7.08%) logstash
2 8 (7.08%) Puppet
3 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.77%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) MOM
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.88%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 48 (42.48%) VMware
2 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.81%) Cisco
4 15 (13.27%) Citrix
5 13 (11.50%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.96%) Zend
7 8 (7.08%) SolarWinds
7 8 (7.08%) Google
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle
8 7 (6.19%) HP
8 7 (6.19%) Facebook
9 5 (4.42%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.54%) Sun
11 3 (2.65%) SAP
12 2 (1.77%) Cognos
12 2 (1.77%) IBM
12 2 (1.77%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.77%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.77%) Veritas
13 1 (0.88%) Lotus
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