The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 80 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.45% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £61,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Systems Administrator
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
818 894 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.96% 99.00% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 773 687 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Southampton region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Southampton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
5 11 (52.38%) MCSE
5 11 (52.38%) Citrix
5 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) XenApp
5 11 (52.38%) XenDesktop
5 11 (52.38%) vSphere
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) Retail
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
9 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (9.52%) High Availability
9 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (9.52%) Puppet
9 2 (9.52%) nginx
9 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
9 2 (9.52%) Munin
9 2 (9.52%) NAS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) IPsec
1 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) SMS
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
1 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (9.52%) High Availability
1 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
1 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (52.38%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (52.38%) vSphere
1 11 (52.38%) XenApp
1 11 (52.38%) XenDesktop
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Munin
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco