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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 202 181 190
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 40 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 1.31% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.35% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32 69 34
Median salary £30,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
5266 5683 5993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 97.00% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 4838 4961
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Somerset -5 18 £27,000 -43.15% 4
Dorset +11 5 £50,000 +29.03%
Devon +4 5 £23,500 -10.47%
Wiltshire +17 4 £27,000 -40.00%
Gloucestershire -17 4 £37,500 +20.96%
Bristol +2 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (65.88%) Linux
2 38 (44.71%) Windows
3 37 (43.53%) VMware
4 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.47%) Windows Server
5 28 (32.94%) Firewall
6 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
8 18 (21.18%) Cisco
9 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 16 (18.82%) HP
10 16 (18.82%) Finance
11 15 (17.65%) SAN
11 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
11 15 (17.65%) PHP
11 15 (17.65%) Office 365
12 14 (16.47%) SQL
12 14 (16.47%) Red Hat
13 13 (15.29%) Juniper
13 13 (15.29%) CheckPoint
14 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
14 12 (14.12%) Python
14 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
15 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
15 11 (12.94%) DevOps
15 11 (12.94%) Puppet
15 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.94%) MySQL

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 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.59%) Apache
5 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.53%) JBoss
8 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.18%) Confluence
9 1 (1.18%) Drupal
9 1 (1.18%) nginx
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Office 365
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.06%) SaaS
5 3 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) Firewall
2 15 (17.65%) SAN
3 9 (10.59%) NetScreen
4 6 (7.06%) Skype
4 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.06%) VLAN
5 5 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 5 (5.88%) IPv4
5 5 (5.88%) IPv6
5 5 (5.88%) LAN
5 5 (5.88%) MPLS
5 5 (5.88%) OSPF
5 5 (5.88%) SNMP
5 5 (5.88%) WAN
5 5 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.53%) BGP
6 3 (3.53%) DNS
6 3 (3.53%) L2TP
6 3 (3.53%) VoIP
6 3 (3.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Selenium
3 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.18%) GitLab
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.06%) Games
4 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) HTML
1 8 (9.41%) LAMP
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) Django
4 1 (1.18%) HornetQ
4 1 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.53%) EPoS
3 3 (3.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
4 2 (2.35%) Wiki
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (65.88%) Linux
2 38 (44.71%) Windows
3 31 (36.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.76%) Unix
7 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.59%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.06%) CentOS
9 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.71%) Solaris
11 3 (3.53%) Debian
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.18%) HPUX
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) DevOps
2 10 (11.76%) Open Source
2 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.24%) Business Continuity
3 7 (8.24%) High Availability
3 7 (8.24%) Information Security
3 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
4 6 (7.06%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.06%) ITIL
4 6 (7.06%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (5.88%) Time Management
6 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.71%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (4.71%) Scrum
6 4 (4.71%) Software Architecture
6 4 (4.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) PHP
2 14 (16.47%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) Python
4 11 (12.94%) Perl
5 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.06%) Java
7 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) C#
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) CCNA
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) RHCE
4 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.53%) KVM
6 2 (2.35%) vSphere
6 2 (2.35%) Xen
7 1 (1.18%) Gluster
7 1 (1.18%) iptables
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.88%) Nagios
4 3 (3.53%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.18%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.18%) Graylog
5 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.18%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) VMware
2 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.18%) Cisco
4 16 (18.82%) HP
5 14 (16.47%) Red Hat
6 13 (15.29%) CheckPoint
6 13 (15.29%) Juniper
7 9 (10.59%) Hitachi
8 6 (7.06%) Citrix
9 4 (4.71%) Rackspace
9 4 (4.71%) Remedy
10 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.35%) Avaya
11 2 (2.35%) SAP
12 1 (1.18%) EMC
12 1 (1.18%) Google
12 1 (1.18%) NetApp
12 1 (1.18%) Oracle
12 1 (1.18%) Qualys
12 1 (1.18%) Sophos
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