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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 90 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.096% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £37,500 £42,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.24% +9.74%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
981 1053 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.24% 96.16% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 876 833 857
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Office 365
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Symantec
7 6 (33.33%) ZENworks
7 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
8 5 (27.78%) IIS
9 4 (22.22%) Line Management
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) MCITP
10 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) BCP
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Data Security
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) CCA
4 2 (11.11%) CCAA
4 2 (11.11%) CCEE
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) ZENworks
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Symantec
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) arcserve
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Novell
5 1 (5.56%) SAP