The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 84 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.12% 1.61% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.66% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 16
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Systems Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1019 1083 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.50% 96.78% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 937 918 834
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,544
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Wiltshire region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Swindon +11 11 £39,000 +8.33%
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 24 (58.54%) VMware
5 23 (56.10%) Firewall
5 23 (56.10%) Windows Server
6 20 (48.78%) ITIL
7 16 (39.02%) Clustering
8 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (31.71%) IIS
10 12 (29.27%) Citrix
10 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
11 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (26.83%) XenApp
11 11 (26.83%) Office 365
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
12 10 (24.39%) Finance
13 9 (21.95%) SQL
13 9 (21.95%) MCSE
14 8 (19.51%) Change Management
15 7 (17.07%) MCITP
16 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
16 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
16 6 (14.63%) Symantec
16 6 (14.63%) ZENworks
16 6 (14.63%) SCCM
17 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (31.71%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) DHCP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows Server
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) BCP
4 4 (9.76%) Line Management
4 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Management
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Security
7 1 (2.44%) Document Management
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.95%) MCSE
3 7 (17.07%) MCITP
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CCA
5 3 (7.32%) CCAA
5 3 (7.32%) CCEE
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCSA
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.88%) MCP
6 2 (4.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
3 11 (26.83%) XenApp
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
1 6 (14.63%) ZENworks
2 4 (9.76%) HP SIM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Symantec
5 4 (9.76%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) arcserve
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Novell