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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 90 90 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 0.92% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.95% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 7
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,700 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,429 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
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
1264 1260 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.16% 96.55% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1121 922
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 18 September 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
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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 11 £27,500 -11.29% 2
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (63.64%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) UNIX
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Python
3 8 (36.36%) Debian
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Apache
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) tcpdump
5 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
6 5 (22.73%) Welsh Language
6 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
6 5 (22.73%) VLAN
6 5 (22.73%) CentOS
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (22.73%) SaaS
6 5 (22.73%) Nessus
6 5 (22.73%) Nmap
6 5 (22.73%) Nagios
6 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (31.82%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) nginx
2 3 (13.64%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
1 6 (27.27%) tcpdump
1 6 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 3 (13.64%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) UNIX
3 8 (36.36%) Debian
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) CentOS
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
7 2 (9.09%) SUSE
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Perl
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) RHCE
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Nmap
3 3 (13.64%) Xen
3 3 (13.64%) XenServer
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nessus
1 5 (22.73%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
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