The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 85 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.99% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.04% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 4
Average salary £32,750 £26,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.58% -4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,100 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £31,734 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
1244 1256 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.36% 96.02% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1117 891
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 13 £32,750 +23.58% 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) Debian
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Apache
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
5 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
6 5 (26.32%) CentOS
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Nessus
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Nmap
6 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Welsh Language
6 5 (26.32%) Nagios
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) XenServer
8 3 (15.79%) nginx
8 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
8 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Network Management

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) ColdFusion
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
1 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
2 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Debian
4 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (15.79%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
3 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Perl
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Nmap
3 3 (15.79%) Xen
3 3 (15.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nagios
1 5 (26.32%) Nessus
2 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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