The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 93 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 1.84% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.90% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 6
Average salary £34,750 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £34,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1170 1212 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.77% 97.04% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1090 947
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Wales

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Wales

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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South Wales -15 7 £34,750 +6.92%
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Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) SaaS
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Nimsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) SNMP
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) VPN
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Network Management
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Nimsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) VMware