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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 78 75 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 28 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.10% 2.09% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.14% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 14
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
1299 1356 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.23% 97.91% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1111 1132
Median salary £36,428 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 25 £32,500 -16.66% 2
West Wales - 3 £28,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco
6 12 (34.29%) DNS
6 12 (34.29%) Firewall
7 11 (31.43%) SAN
7 11 (31.43%) Apache
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
8 10 (28.57%) IIS
9 9 (25.71%) SQL
9 9 (25.71%) CentOS
10 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
11 7 (20.00%) Avaya
11 7 (20.00%) Project Management
11 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.00%) Network Security
12 6 (17.14%) IBM
12 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
12 6 (17.14%) LAN
13 5 (14.29%) DHCP
13 5 (14.29%) EMC
13 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (14.29%) Advertising
13 5 (14.29%) VLAN
13 5 (14.29%) High Availability

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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 10 (28.57%) IIS
3 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) JBoss
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.86%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security
4 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 5 (14.29%) VLAN
6 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
6 4 (11.43%) Kerberos
6 4 (11.43%) NAS
6 4 (11.43%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (8.57%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.86%) VPN
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Big Data
1 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
1 4 (11.43%) Ingres
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
General
1 5 (14.29%) Advertising
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) iSeries
1 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.71%) CentOS
5 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Debian
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.86%) Unix
9 1 (2.86%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
3 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) SIEM
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) NFS
3 4 (11.43%) Squid
4 3 (8.57%) Firmware
5 2 (5.71%) iptables
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) Nessus
2 2 (5.71%) Nmap
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.00%) Avaya
5 6 (17.14%) IBM
6 5 (14.29%) EMC
7 4 (11.43%) F5
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
8 3 (8.57%) Dell
9 2 (5.71%) Intel
9 2 (5.71%) NetApp
9 2 (5.71%) Splunk
10 1 (2.86%) Informatica
10 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.86%) Mitel
10 1 (2.86%) Sun
10 1 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (2.86%) Vyatta
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