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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 172 163 174
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 68 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.04% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.09% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 47
Average salary £38,000 £34,347 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,550 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 32 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Dorset -21 12 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Wiltshire +7 9 £38,000 -1.29% 3
Somerset +2 5 £35,000 +3.87%
Gloucestershire -8 5 £50,000 +65.28% 3
Cornwall -8 2 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Devon - 2 - - 7
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 88 (69.84%) Linux
2 59 (46.83%) Red Hat
3 53 (42.06%) Windows
4 50 (39.68%) VMware
5 43 (34.13%) Bash Shell
6 38 (30.16%) MySQL
7 37 (29.37%) Microsoft
7 37 (29.37%) CentOS
8 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 34 (26.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (26.19%) Firewall
11 31 (24.60%) Apache
12 30 (23.81%) Perl
12 30 (23.81%) Puppet
13 27 (21.43%) Cisco
14 26 (20.63%) ITIL
15 25 (19.84%) DNS
16 24 (19.05%) DHCP
17 22 (17.46%) UNIX
18 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (15.87%) Python
19 20 (15.87%) SQL
19 20 (15.87%) SLA
19 20 (15.87%) HP
20 18 (14.29%) Solaris
20 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (14.29%) Open Source
21 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
21 17 (13.49%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (24.60%) Apache
2 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.38%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Lync
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Agresso
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.38%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.19%) Firewall
2 25 (19.84%) DNS
3 24 (19.05%) DHCP
4 16 (12.70%) Internet
5 10 (7.94%) HTTP
6 9 (7.14%) VPN
7 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.56%) WAN
8 6 (4.76%) LAN
8 6 (4.76%) VoIP
8 6 (4.76%) SAN
9 5 (3.97%) NAS
10 4 (3.17%) tcpdump
10 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.17%) VLAN
10 4 (3.17%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.17%) Network Security
10 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.38%) IPv4
11 3 (2.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.16%) MySQL
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.38%) Subversion
2 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Back Office
3 3 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.59%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) LAMP
2 7 (5.56%) Web Services
3 6 (4.76%) LINQ
4 3 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (1.59%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Open Source
2 6 (4.76%) Clustering
3 5 (3.97%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (69.84%) Linux
2 53 (42.06%) Windows
3 37 (29.37%) CentOS
4 34 (26.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (17.46%) UNIX
6 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (14.29%) Solaris
9 15 (11.90%) Ubuntu
10 8 (6.35%) Debian
11 6 (4.76%) Fedora
12 5 (3.97%) HPUX
12 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.97%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
13 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.17%) VMS
13 4 (3.17%) Android
14 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.63%) ITIL
2 17 (13.49%) DevOps
3 15 (11.90%) Time Management
4 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.14%) Change Management
6 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.35%) Migration
8 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.76%) Data Security
10 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.38%) Project Management
11 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.38%) CRM
12 2 (1.59%) Content Management
12 2 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (1.59%) Asset Management
12 2 (1.59%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.13%) Bash Shell
2 30 (23.81%) Perl
3 20 (15.87%) Python
3 20 (15.87%) SQL
4 17 (13.49%) Shell Script
5 15 (11.90%) PHP
6 9 (7.14%) Ruby
7 6 (4.76%) C#
8 4 (3.17%) C++
8 4 (3.17%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.17%) Lua
9 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.38%) Korn
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.90%) Degree
3 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.32%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.17%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.17%) CCNA
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.38%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.59%) SCSA
7 2 (1.59%) RHCA
7 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.59%) RHCE
7 2 (1.59%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) VCAP
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.87%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.32%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (9.52%) vCloud
5 5 (3.97%) XenApp
5 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.17%) vSphere
7 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.59%) NFS
7 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.59%) Postfix
7 2 (1.59%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Varnish
8 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (23.81%) Puppet
2 16 (12.70%) SCCM
3 15 (11.90%) NetBackup
3 15 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (9.52%) HP SIM
4 12 (9.52%) SCOM
4 12 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (5.56%) Nagios
6 3 (2.38%) Graphite
6 3 (2.38%) Opsview
7 2 (1.59%) Icinga
7 2 (1.59%) SmokePing
7 2 (1.59%) Ansible
7 2 (1.59%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.59%) Cacti
8 1 (0.79%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 59 (46.83%) Red Hat
2 50 (39.68%) VMware
3 37 (29.37%) Microsoft
4 27 (21.43%) Cisco
5 20 (15.87%) HP
6 15 (11.90%) Symantec
7 13 (10.32%) Citrix
8 9 (7.14%) Oracle
9 7 (5.56%) Sun
10 5 (3.97%) Dell
10 5 (3.97%) NetApp
11 3 (2.38%) Google
11 3 (2.38%) EMC
12 2 (1.59%) IBM
12 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.59%) Juniper
13 1 (0.79%) Nokia
13 1 (0.79%) Apple
13 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £21,264 up to £23,790 per annum for exceptional candidates + relocation allowance of up to £5,000 + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £TBC per annum for exceptional candidates + relocation allowance of up to £5,000 + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £TBC per annum for exceptional candidates + relocation allowance of up to £5,000 + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cornwall
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 24 days ago