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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 204 199 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 42 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 32
Median salary £34,500 £38,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,400 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
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
5442 5741 6024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.71% 97.12% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4604 4842 4971
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 £24,000 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +4 18 £33,250 -30.00%
Devon +6 8 £23,500 -10.47%
Wiltshire +5 4 £27,000 -29.87% 1
Bristol -2 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -15 4 £47,500 +53.22%
Dorset +6 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 50 (64.94%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Windows
3 39 (50.65%) VMware
4 33 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 30 (38.96%) Firewall
5 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
6 27 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
8 18 (23.38%) Cisco
9 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
9 17 (22.08%) Finance
10 16 (20.78%) HP
10 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
10 16 (20.78%) Office 365
11 15 (19.48%) SAN
12 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.88%) CheckPoint
13 13 (16.88%) Juniper
14 12 (15.58%) Service Delivery
14 12 (15.58%) Puppet
14 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
15 11 (14.29%) SQL
16 10 (12.99%) DevOps
17 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
17 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (11.69%) SQL Server

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 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.90%) JBoss
7 2 (2.60%) Confluence
7 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.30%) Drupal
8 1 (1.30%) nginx
8 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Office 365
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) SaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.96%) Firewall
2 15 (19.48%) SAN
3 9 (11.69%) NetScreen
4 8 (10.39%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (9.09%) Skype
5 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.90%) DNS
6 3 (3.90%) NAS
6 3 (3.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.60%) FCoE
7 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 2 (2.60%) SNMP
7 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.30%) IMAP
8 1 (1.30%) Intranet
8 1 (1.30%) IPsec
8 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Infinispan
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) MS Access
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Redmine
4 1 (1.30%) GitLab
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) LAMP
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) HornetQ
4 2 (2.60%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.30%) Django
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) EPoS
1 3 (3.90%) iPad
1 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.60%) Statistics
2 2 (2.60%) Wiki
3 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.94%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Windows
3 33 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
7 8 (10.39%) Mac OS X
7 8 (10.39%) Unix
8 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.19%) CentOS
9 4 (5.19%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) Debian
10 1 (1.30%) HPUX
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.99%) DevOps
3 8 (10.39%) Business Continuity
3 8 (10.39%) High Availability
3 8 (10.39%) Open Source
3 8 (10.39%) Time Management
4 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.49%) Information Security
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.90%) Analytics
8 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PHP
2 8 (10.39%) Python
3 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) Perl
5 2 (2.60%) C
5 2 (2.60%) Korn
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CISSP
6 2 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.60%) GIAC
6 2 (2.60%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (2.60%) MCSE
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.60%) RHCE
6 2 (2.60%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.60%) SANS
6 2 (2.60%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (35.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) KVM
5 2 (2.60%) Gluster
5 2 (2.60%) iptables
5 2 (2.60%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) Samba
5 2 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
2 8 (10.39%) Nagios
3 4 (5.19%) Ansible
3 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.60%) Check_MK
4 2 (2.60%) Graylog
4 2 (2.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.60%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.30%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) VMware
2 30 (38.96%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 16 (20.78%) HP
5 13 (16.88%) CheckPoint
5 13 (16.88%) Juniper
6 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 9 (11.69%) Hitachi
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix
9 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
9 3 (3.90%) EMC
9 3 (3.90%) NetApp
9 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle
10 2 (2.60%) Qualys
10 2 (2.60%) Remedy
10 2 (2.60%) SAP
10 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.60%) Splunk
10 2 (2.60%) Veeam
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 10% annual bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago