The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 56 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.96% 1.19% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.23% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 17
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,800 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Systems Administrator
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
531 570 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 94.82% 96.77% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 493 455 433
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (57.14%) Windows
4 19 (54.29%) VMware
4 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
5 17 (48.57%) Firewall
6 15 (42.86%) Clustering
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL
8 13 (37.14%) IIS
9 12 (34.29%) Citrix
9 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (31.43%) XenApp
10 11 (31.43%) Office 365
11 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (25.71%) Finance
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
14 7 (20.00%) MCSE
14 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (20.00%) Change Management
14 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
15 6 (17.14%) MCITP
15 6 (17.14%) Symantec
15 6 (17.14%) ZENworks
15 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
16 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (11.43%) BCP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (37.14%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) BCP
4 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Security
7 1 (2.86%) Document Management
7 1 (2.86%) Open Source
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCSE
3 6 (17.14%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CCA
5 3 (8.57%) CCAA
5 3 (8.57%) CCEE
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) MCP
6 2 (5.71%) MCSA
6 2 (5.71%) MCTS
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) XenApp
3 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) ZENworks
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) arcserve
6 1 (2.86%) Novell