The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 88 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.19% 1.11% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.16% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 6
Average salary £33,000 £23,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,350 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1293 1209 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.49% 96.03% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1070 836
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 16 £33,000 +46.66% 2
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Debian
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 8 (34.78%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Apache
6 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
6 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
7 5 (21.74%) Welsh Language
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) VLAN
7 5 (21.74%) CentOS
7 5 (21.74%) SaaS
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Nagios
7 5 (21.74%) Nmap
7 5 (21.74%) Nessus
7 5 (21.74%) Solaris
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Xen
9 3 (13.04%) Ruby

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (30.43%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) ColdFusion
2 3 (13.04%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
1 6 (26.09%) tcpdump
2 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Welsh Language
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) HACMP
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
3 8 (34.78%) Debian
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (21.74%) CentOS
5 5 (21.74%) Solaris
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) HPUX
7 2 (8.70%) SUSE
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Network Management
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
3 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) RHCE
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Nmap
3 3 (13.04%) Xen
3 3 (13.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nagios
1 5 (21.74%) Nessus
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Nimsoft
6 1 (4.35%) CA
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