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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 210 166 125
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 28 45 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.88% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.93% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 90
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,750 £31,225
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Dorset -3 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -3 3 £22,500 -43.03% 2
Gloucestershire -21 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Cornwall - 3 £45,000 -
Somerset -19 2 £39,500 +21.53%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 66 (68.04%) Linux
2 51 (52.58%) Windows
3 43 (44.33%) MySQL
4 36 (37.11%) VMware
4 36 (37.11%) Active Directory
5 34 (35.05%) SAN
6 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
7 31 (31.96%) Firewall
8 30 (30.93%) Degree
9 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (28.87%) IIS
10 26 (26.80%) DNS
11 25 (25.77%) Apache
12 24 (24.74%) Windows 7
13 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
13 23 (23.71%) HTTP
14 21 (21.65%) SQL
15 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
15 20 (20.62%) VMware ESX
16 19 (19.59%) XML
16 19 (19.59%) UNIX
17 18 (18.56%) Internet
18 17 (17.53%) Nagios
18 17 (17.53%) VPN
18 17 (17.53%) SMTP
18 17 (17.53%) Python
19 16 (16.49%) HTML
19 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (16.49%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (28.87%) IIS
2 25 (25.77%) Apache
3 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.03%) Zimbra
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.19%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.09%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) SAN
2 31 (31.96%) Firewall
3 26 (26.80%) DNS
4 23 (23.71%) HTTP
5 18 (18.56%) Internet
6 17 (17.53%) VPN
6 17 (17.53%) SMTP
7 14 (14.43%) VoIP
8 12 (12.37%) WAN
9 11 (11.34%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (10.31%) IPsec
10 10 (10.31%) PPTP
11 8 (8.25%) H.323
11 8 (8.25%) Network Security
11 8 (8.25%) ISDN
11 8 (8.25%) IPv4
11 8 (8.25%) IPv6
12 7 (7.22%) DHCP
13 6 (6.19%) LAN
13 6 (6.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.33%) MySQL
2 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) Big Data
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.06%) MS Access
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.03%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.03%) Hudson
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Back Office
3 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) XML
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
3 8 (8.25%) Middleware
4 5 (5.15%) LAMP
5 3 (3.09%) .NET
6 2 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.03%) WCF
7 1 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.03%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.03%) JMS
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Open Source
2 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Xbox
5 4 (4.12%) Kindle
5 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) DTV
7 2 (2.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.04%) Linux
2 51 (52.58%) Windows
3 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.74%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.59%) UNIX
6 15 (15.46%) Solaris
7 13 (13.40%) CentOS
8 11 (11.34%) Ubuntu
9 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.19%) SUSE
10 6 (6.19%) Debian
11 5 (5.15%) VMS
12 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.12%) openSUSE
13 2 (2.06%) Fedora
13 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.28%) ITIL
4 8 (8.25%) DNA
4 8 (8.25%) High Availability
5 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.19%) DevOps
5 6 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
7 4 (4.12%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.12%) CRM
8 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.09%) Time Management
8 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.06%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) Bash Shell
2 21 (21.65%) SQL
3 17 (17.53%) Python
4 13 (13.40%) Perl
5 6 (6.19%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.12%) C
7 3 (3.09%) C++
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
7 3 (3.09%) Ruby
7 3 (3.09%) VBA
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) PHP5
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Degree
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.25%) MCSE
3 8 (8.25%) MCSA
3 8 (8.25%) CCNA
3 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CCNP
4 2 (2.06%) MCTS
4 2 (2.06%) MCITP
5 1 (1.03%) RHCE
5 1 (1.03%) LPIC
5 1 (1.03%) CCENT
5 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (37.11%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (20.62%) VMware ESX
4 12 (12.37%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.19%) XenServer
5 6 (6.19%) vSphere
6 4 (4.12%) GPFS
7 3 (3.09%) Samba
7 3 (3.09%) NFS
8 2 (2.06%) Squid
8 2 (2.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) Nagios
2 8 (8.25%) logstash
3 4 (4.12%) Icinga
3 4 (4.12%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.12%) Cacti
4 3 (3.09%) Puppet
5 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.03%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) VMware
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 10 (10.31%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco
5 8 (8.25%) Citrix
5 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.22%) LANDesk
6 7 (7.22%) HP
7 6 (6.19%) Google
7 6 (6.19%) Facebook
8 4 (4.12%) Sun
9 2 (2.06%) SAP
9 2 (2.06%) Zend
9 2 (2.06%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.03%) Scalix
10 1 (1.03%) F5
10 1 (1.03%) Juniper
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Corriculo
Salary: From £28,500 to £28,500 per annum + 31% Pension!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £29,528 to £32,072 per annum
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