The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 187 174 201
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 47 71 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.24% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.28% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 65 39
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
5011 5544 6344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.07% 97.01% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4216 4686 5281
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -7 15 £40,000 +34.45% 3
Devon -10 11 £28,750 +59.72%
Bristol +17 7 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Somerset - 6 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire 0 5 £37,500 -5.06%
Cornwall - 3 £30,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 64 (70.33%) Linux
2 53 (58.24%) VMware
3 52 (57.14%) Windows
4 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
5 41 (45.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (43.96%) Firewall
7 36 (39.56%) Windows Server
8 31 (34.07%) Finance
8 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.27%) Mac OS X
10 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
10 22 (24.18%) Puppet
11 20 (21.98%) Time Management
11 20 (21.98%) Service Delivery
12 18 (19.78%) Games
13 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
14 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
14 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
15 15 (16.48%) DNS
15 15 (16.48%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (16.48%) DevOps
15 15 (16.48%) Apple iOS
15 15 (16.48%) High Availability
16 13 (14.29%) Office 365
16 13 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
16 13 (14.29%) Nagios
17 12 (13.19%) Python
17 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (12.09%) Ubuntu

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.49%) Apache
5 5 (5.49%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.30%) Confluence
8 2 (2.20%) JBoss
8 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.30%) SaaS
5 2 (2.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.10%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (1.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.96%) Firewall
2 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
3 15 (16.48%) DNS
3 15 (16.48%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (12.09%) DHCP
5 10 (10.99%) SAN
6 8 (8.79%) FCoE
6 8 (8.79%) SNMP
7 7 (7.69%) Wireless
8 5 (5.49%) Skype
9 4 (4.40%) LAN
9 4 (4.40%) Network Security
9 4 (4.40%) WAN
10 3 (3.30%) DKIM
10 3 (3.30%) FTP
10 3 (3.30%) NetScreen
10 3 (3.30%) SSL
10 3 (3.30%) VLAN
10 3 (3.30%) VPN
10 3 (3.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) Infinispan
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) Redmine
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.10%) GitLab
5 1 (1.10%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Games
3 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.49%) Electronics
5 5 (5.49%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Back Office
8 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) CAdES
1 3 (3.30%) PAdES
1 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (3.30%) XAdES
2 2 (2.20%) HornetQ
2 2 (2.20%) LAMP
2 2 (2.20%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.10%) COM
3 1 (1.10%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) EPoS
3 2 (2.20%) Wiki
4 1 (1.10%) CESG
4 1 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 64 (70.33%) Linux
2 52 (57.14%) Windows
3 36 (39.56%) Windows Server
4 23 (25.27%) Mac OS X
5 15 (16.48%) Apple iOS
6 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (12.09%) Ubuntu
8 10 (10.99%) CentOS
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.59%) Unix
10 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (5.49%) Debian
12 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.20%) Solaris
13 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
13 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Service Delivery
1 20 (21.98%) Time Management
2 15 (16.48%) DevOps
2 15 (16.48%) High Availability
3 13 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.99%) ITIL
6 8 (8.79%) User Stories
6 8 (8.79%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.49%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.40%) Analytics
10 4 (4.40%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.19%) Python
3 8 (8.79%) C
3 8 (8.79%) Korn
3 8 (8.79%) Perl
3 8 (8.79%) SQL
4 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.40%) Java
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
6 3 (3.30%) C++
6 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) Groovy
7 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (1.10%) Delphi
8 1 (1.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.10%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) CCNA
2 10 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.99%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 8 (8.79%) CISSP
4 8 (8.79%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (8.79%) GIAC
4 8 (8.79%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (8.79%) MCSE
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.79%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (8.79%) SANS
4 8 (8.79%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (8.79%) SSCP
5 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) RHCE
6 2 (2.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 41 (45.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.99%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.79%) NFS
4 8 (8.79%) Samba
4 8 (8.79%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.59%) KVM
6 2 (2.20%) Gluster
6 2 (2.20%) iptables
7 1 (1.10%) Docker
7 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (24.18%) Puppet
2 13 (14.29%) Nagios
3 10 (10.99%) Ansible
4 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.30%) Capistrano
5 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.30%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.20%) Check_MK
6 2 (2.20%) Graylog
6 2 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.20%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.10%) Salt
7 1 (1.10%) SCCM
7 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) VMware
2 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
3 9 (9.89%) HP
4 8 (8.79%) EMC
4 8 (8.79%) NetApp
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.79%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.49%) Citrix
5 5 (5.49%) SAP
6 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.40%) Juniper
6 4 (4.40%) Veeam
7 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.30%) Hitachi
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle
7 3 (3.30%) Splunk
7 3 (3.30%) Veritas
8 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
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