The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 92 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.31% 0.87% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.88% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 18
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Systems Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1254 1243 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.98% 97.87% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1065 1038
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
South Wales +6 17 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Wales region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
3 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 24 (53.33%) VMware
4 23 (51.11%) Windows Server
5 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) DNS
7 16 (35.56%) Red Hat
8 14 (31.11%) SAN
8 14 (31.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (31.11%) Firewall
8 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
8 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (28.89%) Finance
9 13 (28.89%) Advertising
10 12 (26.67%) Apache
11 11 (24.44%) IIS
11 11 (24.44%) Cisco
12 10 (22.22%) IBM
12 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 9 (20.00%) CentOS
13 9 (20.00%) High Availability
13 9 (20.00%) Network Security
14 8 (17.78%) NAS
14 8 (17.78%) LAN
14 8 (17.78%) DHCP
15 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.56%) ITIL
15 7 (15.56%) Avaya

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.67%) Apache
3 11 (24.44%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) PowerExchange
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) DNS
2 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) SAN
3 9 (20.00%) Network Security
4 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 8 (17.78%) LAN
4 8 (17.78%) NAS
5 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.33%) Kerberos
5 6 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.67%) Internet
7 3 (6.67%) VLAN
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.44%) WAN
9 1 (2.22%) Wireless
9 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
1 6 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Ingres
4 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (28.89%) Advertising
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) iSeries
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Linux
3 23 (51.11%) Windows Server
4 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.00%) CentOS
6 6 (13.33%) Unix
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (6.67%) VyOS
10 2 (4.44%) Solaris
10 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.00%) High Availability
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 6 (13.33%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (8.89%) Coaching
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) SIEM
7 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) NFS
3 6 (13.33%) Squid
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Firmware
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Nagios
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) VMware
2 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Red Hat
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco
5 10 (22.22%) IBM
6 7 (15.56%) Avaya
6 7 (15.56%) EMC
7 5 (11.11%) Dell
8 4 (8.89%) F5
8 4 (8.89%) Intel
8 4 (8.89%) NetApp
8 4 (8.89%) Splunk
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) Vyatta
10 1 (2.22%) Informatica
10 1 (2.22%) Sage
10 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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