The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South West / Bristol
Rank 126 120 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% 0.81% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.84% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 32
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1783 1790 1867
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.01% 96.65% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1568 1569
Median salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.09% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Bristol

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Bristol

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) CentOS
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) Puppet
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) Back Office
7 2 (15.38%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Shell Script

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Iperf
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
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