The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / Wales
Rank 96 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.28% 1.36% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.38% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 9
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1048 1372 1288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.50% 98.21% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1158 1107
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Wales

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Systems Administrator
UK

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
6 5 (31.25%) Advertising
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) CentOS
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) IBM
9 2 (12.50%) EMC
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
9 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
9 2 (12.50%) NFS
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage X3
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) CentOS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.25%) Debian
7 1 (6.25%) Gentoo
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) Squid
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
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