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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 90 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% 0.23% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.24% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 23
Average salary £36,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1276 1258 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.37% 97.14% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1076 1106
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +16 12 £36,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) VMware
4 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) IBM
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) Advertising
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (32.14%) Mobile Marketing
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) PaaS
8 9 (32.14%) Big Data
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
8 9 (32.14%) Marketing
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 9 (32.14%) Data Mining
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (28.57%) VCP5
10 7 (25.00%) AS400
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) OS/400
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.86%) CentOS
13 4 (14.29%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
4 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Big Data
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
1 9 (32.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) Ingres
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Advertising
3 9 (32.14%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Welsh Language
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (25.00%) OS/400
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) CentOS
7 3 (10.71%) UNIX
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.14%) Debian
9 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Mobile Marketing
1 9 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Python
1 4 (14.29%) Perl
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Xen
4 2 (7.14%) iptables
5 1 (3.57%) Squid
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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