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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South West
Rank 184 155 183
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 46 91 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 1.65% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.70% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 86 45
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £18,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,932 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
4772 5368 5794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.28% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3967 4551 4936
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Devon +3 15 £28,750 +59.72%
Gloucestershire -9 12 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Wiltshire +9 8 £40,000 +2.56%
Bristol -6 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Somerset -3 3 £34,500 -0.61% 2
Dorset -1 1 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 61 (70.93%) Linux
2 48 (55.81%) VMware
3 47 (54.65%) Windows
4 41 (47.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 33 (38.37%) Firewall
7 32 (37.21%) Windows Server
8 30 (34.88%) Finance
9 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
10 23 (26.74%) Mac OS X
10 23 (26.74%) Puppet
11 20 (23.26%) Time Management
11 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
12 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
13 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
14 17 (19.77%) Games
15 16 (18.60%) DNS
16 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
17 14 (16.28%) MySQL
17 14 (16.28%) High Availability
17 14 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (16.28%) DevOps
18 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (15.12%) Ubuntu
18 13 (15.12%) Python
18 13 (15.12%) Nagios
18 13 (15.12%) Virtual Environments
19 12 (13.95%) Wireless
19 12 (13.95%) DHCP
20 11 (12.79%) SAN

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 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.98%) Apache
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) Confluence
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 3 (3.49%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) GitHub
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (1.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) Firewall
2 16 (18.60%) DNS
3 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.95%) DHCP
4 12 (13.95%) Wireless
5 11 (12.79%) SAN
6 10 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (9.30%) FCoE
7 8 (9.30%) SNMP
8 4 (4.65%) LAN
8 4 (4.65%) Network Security
8 4 (4.65%) VLAN
8 4 (4.65%) WAN
9 3 (3.49%) DKIM
9 3 (3.49%) FTP
9 3 (3.49%) SSL
9 3 (3.49%) VPN
9 3 (3.49%) X.509
10 2 (2.33%) HTTP
10 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 8 (9.30%) MariaDB
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) Infinispan
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) JIRA
2 8 (9.30%) Redmine
3 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) GitLab
5 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Games
3 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.65%) Electronics
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) CAdES
1 3 (3.49%) LAMP
1 3 (3.49%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (3.49%) PAdES
1 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (3.49%) XAdES
2 2 (2.33%) HornetQ
3 1 (1.16%) COM
3 1 (1.16%) SOAP
3 1 (1.16%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.16%) CESG
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
3 1 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.93%) Linux
2 47 (54.65%) Windows
3 32 (37.21%) Windows Server
4 23 (26.74%) Mac OS X
5 13 (15.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.12%) Ubuntu
6 11 (12.79%) CentOS
7 10 (11.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (8.14%) Debian
9 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.81%) Unix
11 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (2.33%) Solaris
13 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
14 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
1 20 (23.26%) Time Management
2 14 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (16.28%) DevOps
2 14 (16.28%) High Availability
3 13 (15.12%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.47%) ITIL
6 8 (9.30%) User Stories
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.98%) Security Hardening
9 5 (5.81%) Analytics
9 5 (5.81%) Server Patching
9 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) Bash Shell
2 13 (15.12%) Python
3 9 (10.47%) C
3 9 (10.47%) Perl
4 8 (9.30%) Korn
5 7 (8.14%) SQL
6 5 (5.81%) Ruby
6 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.65%) Java
7 4 (4.65%) PHP
7 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.49%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Groovy
9 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.16%) C#
10 1 (1.16%) Delphi
10 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.16%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) CCNA
2 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.30%) CISSP
4 8 (9.30%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (9.30%) GIAC
4 8 (9.30%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (9.30%) MCSE
4 8 (9.30%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (9.30%) SANS
4 8 (9.30%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (9.30%) SSCP
5 6 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (2.33%) RHCE
6 2 (2.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (47.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) NFS
4 8 (9.30%) Samba
4 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.98%) KVM
6 2 (2.33%) Gluster
6 2 (2.33%) iptables
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) Squid
7 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.16%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
7 1 (1.16%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (26.74%) Puppet
2 13 (15.12%) Nagios
3 11 (12.79%) Ansible
4 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.49%) Capistrano
5 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.49%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.33%) Check_MK
6 2 (2.33%) Graylog
6 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.33%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.16%) Salt
7 1 (1.16%) SCCM
7 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) VMware
2 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) EMC
3 8 (9.30%) NetApp
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) HP
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 4 (4.65%) Veeam
6 3 (3.49%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.49%) Splunk
6 3 (3.49%) Veritas
7 2 (2.33%) Qualys
7 2 (2.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.16%) New Relic
8 1 (1.16%) Zend
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