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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 174 157 177
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 63 67 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.24% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.30% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 56
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wiltshire -5 18 £38,000 - 3
Bristol -14 15 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Gloucestershire -15 11 £31,000 -15.06% 1
Dorset -19 7 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Devon - 7 £37,250 - 2
Somerset +6 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (65.74%) Linux
2 50 (46.30%) Windows
3 42 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 36 (33.33%) VMware
5 35 (32.41%) Bash Shell
6 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 31 (28.70%) Active Directory
8 29 (26.85%) MySQL
8 29 (26.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (25.93%) Perl
10 26 (24.07%) CentOS
11 24 (22.22%) DNS
12 23 (21.30%) DHCP
12 23 (21.30%) Firewall
13 22 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (19.44%) Apache
15 20 (18.52%) ITIL
15 20 (18.52%) SQL
15 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (17.59%) Ubuntu
17 18 (16.67%) UNIX
17 18 (16.67%) Open Source
18 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
18 17 (15.74%) SLA
19 16 (14.81%) Cisco
19 16 (14.81%) HP
19 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (14.81%) Shell Script
20 15 (13.89%) Internet
20 15 (13.89%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (19.44%) Apache
2 11 (10.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) nginx
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Agresso
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.22%) DNS
2 23 (21.30%) DHCP
2 23 (21.30%) Firewall
3 15 (13.89%) Internet
4 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.56%) HTTP
5 6 (5.56%) VPN
5 6 (5.56%) SAN
5 6 (5.56%) VLAN
6 5 (4.63%) LAN
7 4 (3.70%) OSPF
7 4 (3.70%) BGP
7 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.70%) NAS
7 4 (3.70%) tcpdump
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (1.85%) Wireless
9 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) MySQL
2 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) LINQ
2 3 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.93%) COM
4 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Open Source
2 5 (4.63%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (65.74%) Linux
2 50 (46.30%) Windows
3 29 (26.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (24.07%) CentOS
5 22 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (17.59%) Ubuntu
8 18 (16.67%) UNIX
9 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (11.11%) Solaris
11 8 (7.41%) Debian
12 6 (5.56%) SUSE
13 5 (4.63%) VMS
14 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
14 4 (3.70%) Android
14 4 (3.70%) openSUSE
14 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
14 4 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
15 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) ITIL
2 15 (13.89%) Time Management
3 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.26%) DevOps
5 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.56%) Data Security
8 4 (3.70%) Change Management
8 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.78%) Project Management
10 2 (1.85%) Problem Management
11 1 (0.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (0.93%) Performance Improvement
11 1 (0.93%) System Testing
11 1 (0.93%) Release Management
11 1 (0.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (0.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) Bash Shell
2 28 (25.93%) Perl
3 20 (18.52%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.96%) Python
5 14 (12.96%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) C#
6 6 (5.56%) C++
7 4 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.70%) VBA
7 4 (3.70%) Lua
8 3 (2.78%) Ruby
8 3 (2.78%) Java
8 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.85%) VB
9 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) Groovy
10 1 (0.93%) PHP5
10 1 (0.93%) VBScript
10 1 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) Degree
3 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.85%) SCSA
5 2 (1.85%) RHCA
5 2 (1.85%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.93%) VCAP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) RHCE
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.11%) vCloud
2 12 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) XenApp
4 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) Puppet
2 14 (12.96%) SCCM
2 14 (12.96%) NetBackup
3 13 (12.04%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (11.11%) SCOM
4 12 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (11.11%) HP SIM
5 5 (4.63%) Nagios
6 4 (3.70%) Icinga
6 4 (3.70%) Cacti
7 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
8 1 (0.93%) Ansible
8 1 (0.93%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 36 (33.33%) VMware
3 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.81%) Cisco
4 16 (14.81%) HP
5 14 (12.96%) Symantec
6 11 (10.19%) Oracle
7 6 (5.56%) Sun
8 5 (4.63%) Citrix
9 4 (3.70%) NetApp
10 2 (1.85%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.93%) SAP
11 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.93%) Juniper
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, vouchers,
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago