The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 113 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 3 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.88% 0.19% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.20% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 30
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.25% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 1767 1532 1907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.30% 97.08% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1332 1650
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Bristol

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (71.43%) Ansible
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Puppet
4 10 (47.62%) Docker
4 10 (47.62%) Ubuntu
4 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
5 9 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 9 (42.86%) Electronics
5 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (42.86%) SAP
5 9 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (42.86%) Marketing
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) CentOS
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) LAN
8 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.76%) Apple
9 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (4.76%) Apache
9 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 9 (42.86%) Electronics
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Ansible
2 11 (52.38%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Iperf
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft