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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 153 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 87 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 0.94% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.98% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67 40 49
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 34 £33,500 -19.27% 6
Dorset +21 18 £41,250 -21.42%
Devon - 15 - - 2
Gloucestershire -6 7 £32,500 - 1
Somerset +17 6 £35,000 +150.00% 3
Wiltshire +1 6 £50,000 +29.87% 4
Cornwall - 1 £21,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 115 (74.19%) Linux
2 73 (47.10%) VMware
3 70 (45.16%) Red Hat
4 61 (39.35%) Puppet
5 57 (36.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (36.77%) Windows
5 57 (36.77%) MySQL
6 53 (34.19%) Apache
7 50 (32.26%) CentOS
7 50 (32.26%) Bash Shell
8 47 (30.32%) Firewall
9 41 (26.45%) Amazon AWS
10 40 (25.81%) Active Directory
11 39 (25.16%) Microsoft
11 39 (25.16%) ITIL
12 38 (24.52%) Cisco
12 38 (24.52%) DevOps
13 35 (22.58%) DNS
14 31 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 31 (20.00%) Shell Script
14 31 (20.00%) SQL
15 30 (19.35%) Tomcat
15 30 (19.35%) LAMP
15 30 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (18.06%) Git (software)
16 28 (18.06%) Python
17 27 (17.42%) Degree
18 26 (16.77%) Citrix
19 25 (16.13%) Perl
20 24 (15.48%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (34.19%) Apache
2 30 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 17 (10.97%) IIS
4 5 (3.23%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.29%) Lync
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Agresso
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.94%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.32%) Firewall
2 35 (22.58%) DNS
3 22 (14.19%) DHCP
4 10 (6.45%) HTTP
4 10 (6.45%) Internet
5 7 (4.52%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.52%) VoIP
6 6 (3.87%) WAN
6 6 (3.87%) VPN
6 6 (3.87%) NAS
7 5 (3.23%) Network Security
7 5 (3.23%) LAN
7 5 (3.23%) SAN
8 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.58%) tcpdump
8 4 (2.58%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.58%) VLAN
9 3 (1.94%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.94%) IPv4
9 3 (1.94%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (36.77%) MySQL
2 22 (14.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.58%) CouchDB
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.16%) Selenium
4 5 (3.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.29%) Hudson
General
1 18 (11.61%) Games
2 10 (6.45%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) Back Office
4 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.29%) Advertising
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
4 2 (1.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.35%) LAMP
2 20 (12.90%) Web Services
3 5 (3.23%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.94%) Middleware
5 2 (1.29%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.81%) Open Source
4 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.87%) Clustering
6 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.58%) BYOD
8 3 (1.94%) Replication
8 3 (1.94%) Xbox
9 2 (1.29%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) iPhone
10 1 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 115 (74.19%) Linux
2 57 (36.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 57 (36.77%) Windows
3 50 (32.26%) CentOS
4 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (14.19%) Solaris
5 21 (13.55%) UNIX
6 18 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.39%) Fedora
8 10 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.87%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.23%) Android
10 5 (3.23%) HPUX
10 5 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.94%) VMS
12 3 (1.94%) Debian
13 2 (1.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.16%) ITIL
2 38 (24.52%) DevOps
3 31 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.68%) Migration
6 14 (9.03%) Change Management
6 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.74%) Time Management
8 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.52%) Web Development
9 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.52%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.87%) CRM
11 5 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.58%) Service Management
12 4 (2.58%) Project Management
13 3 (1.94%) Software Engineering
13 3 (1.94%) Problem Management
13 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) Bash Shell
2 31 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 31 (20.00%) SQL
3 28 (18.06%) Python
4 25 (16.13%) Perl
5 21 (13.55%) Ruby
6 12 (7.74%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.45%) PHP
8 5 (3.23%) Korn
9 4 (2.58%) C++
9 4 (2.58%) Lua
9 4 (2.58%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.29%) Java
11 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
11 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) Degree
2 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.58%) RHCSA
5 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.58%) CCNA
5 4 (2.58%) MCSA
5 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.94%) MCITP
6 3 (1.94%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.29%) RHCE
7 2 (1.29%) RHCA
7 2 (1.29%) SCSA
8 1 (0.65%) VCAP
8 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.97%) SLA
2 6 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (11.61%) XenApp
4 8 (5.16%) KVM
4 8 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.16%) Xen
5 7 (4.52%) vCloud
6 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.23%) vSphere
8 4 (2.58%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.94%) Postfix
10 2 (1.29%) NFS
10 2 (1.29%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.29%) Varnish
10 2 (1.29%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 61 (39.35%) Puppet
2 24 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.39%) SCCM
4 10 (6.45%) NetBackup
5 9 (5.81%) SCOM
5 9 (5.81%) Nagios
6 8 (5.16%) Vagrant
7 7 (4.52%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (4.52%) HP SIM
7 7 (4.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (3.87%) Graphite
9 5 (3.23%) Opsview
10 3 (1.94%) Ansible
11 2 (1.29%) SmokePing
11 2 (1.29%) Icinga
11 2 (1.29%) Cacti
11 2 (1.29%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.29%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (47.10%) VMware
2 70 (45.16%) Red Hat
3 39 (25.16%) Microsoft
4 38 (24.52%) Cisco
5 26 (16.77%) Citrix
6 18 (11.61%) Google
7 17 (10.97%) HP
7 17 (10.97%) IBM
8 11 (7.10%) Oracle
9 10 (6.45%) Symantec
10 9 (5.81%) Rackspace
11 8 (5.16%) Sun
12 6 (3.87%) NetApp
13 5 (3.23%) Dell
14 4 (2.58%) EMC
15 2 (1.29%) Apple
16 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
16 1 (0.65%) Nokia
16 1 (0.65%) Juniper
16 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hays IT
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Plus generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and exc Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Old Street, London, South East
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive - depending on qualifications and experience.
Posted: 27 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago