The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 56 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.00% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.21% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £38,500 £24,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -32.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
474 472 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 94.42% 95.55% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 412 429 407
Average salary £40,000 £35,657 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,975 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Systems Administrator
Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Swindon

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
6 10 (43.48%) SSH
6 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) Terminal Services
7 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
8 7 (30.43%) vSphere
9 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (26.09%) MCITP
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (21.74%) LDAP
10 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 5 (21.74%) Network Security
11 3 (13.04%) UNIX
11 3 (13.04%) Solaris
11 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
11 3 (13.04%) Change Control
12 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (8.70%) Degree
12 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SSH
2 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (26.09%) MCITP
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) Terminal Services
4 7 (30.43%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.35%) Isilon