The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 51 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 54 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.65% 4.14% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 4.18% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 46
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +12.14%
Systems Administrator
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1149 670 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.97% 98.97% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 989 603 741
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

1 109 (81.34%) Linux
2 79 (58.96%) Bash Shell
3 66 (49.25%) Puppet
4 61 (45.52%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (43.28%) Ruby
5 58 (43.28%) Python
6 54 (40.30%) Configuration Management
7 51 (38.06%) Open Source
8 50 (37.31%) Java
9 48 (35.82%) Windows
10 45 (33.58%) Debian
11 40 (29.85%) VoIP
12 39 (29.10%) Degree
12 39 (29.10%) Node.js
13 37 (27.61%) RDBMS
13 37 (27.61%) Relational Database
14 36 (26.87%) TCP/IP
15 32 (23.88%) Red Hat
16 31 (23.13%) Ubuntu
17 30 (22.39%) UNIX
18 28 (20.90%) HTTP
19 27 (20.15%) Tomcat
19 27 (20.15%) MySQL
20 26 (19.40%) DevOps
21 25 (18.66%) DNS
21 25 (18.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 24 (17.91%) Perl
22 24 (17.91%) Mac OS X
22 24 (17.91%) Performance Tuning
23 22 (16.42%) Workflow

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 39 (29.10%) Node.js
2 27 (20.15%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.69%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.72%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.99%) Jetty
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.99%) Apache
6 3 (2.24%) Lync
6 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.93%) Basecamp
2 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (29.85%) VoIP
2 36 (26.87%) TCP/IP
3 28 (20.90%) HTTP
4 25 (18.66%) DNS
5 22 (16.42%) SMTP
5 22 (16.42%) DHCP
6 21 (15.67%) LDAP
7 20 (14.93%) FTP
8 15 (11.19%) Ethernet
8 15 (11.19%) InfiniBand
9 10 (7.46%) SAN
10 9 (6.72%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (5.22%) VLAN
12 6 (4.48%) Firewall
13 5 (3.73%) LAN
13 5 (3.73%) WAN
14 3 (2.24%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
15 2 (1.49%) NAS
16 1 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.52%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (27.61%) RDBMS
2 37 (27.61%) Relational Database
3 27 (20.15%) MySQL
4 22 (16.42%) HBase
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (14.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 3 (2.24%) Electronics
1 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
1 3 (2.24%) Marketing
2 2 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) LAMP
2 6 (4.48%) Web Services
3 3 (2.24%) CSS
3 3 (2.24%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (38.06%) Open Source
2 21 (15.67%) Social Media
3 14 (10.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 109 (81.34%) Linux
2 48 (35.82%) Windows
3 45 (33.58%) Debian
4 31 (23.13%) Ubuntu
5 30 (22.39%) UNIX
6 25 (18.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (17.91%) Mac OS X
8 18 (13.43%) OpenBSD
9 17 (12.69%) Windows 7
10 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.22%) Mac OS
12 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (3.73%) VMS
13 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.49%) Android
14 2 (1.49%) CentOS
15 1 (0.75%) Solaris
15 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.75%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.30%) Configuration Management
2 26 (19.40%) DevOps
3 24 (17.91%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (16.42%) Workflow
4 22 (16.42%) Performance Monitoring
5 20 (14.93%) Analytics
6 18 (13.43%) Social Media Monitoring
7 16 (11.94%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (10.45%) Build Automation
8 14 (10.45%) Load Testing
9 5 (3.73%) Web Development
10 4 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (2.99%) Project Management
11 3 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.24%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (1.49%) Web Application Development
13 1 (0.75%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (58.96%) Bash Shell
2 58 (43.28%) Ruby
2 58 (43.28%) Python
3 50 (37.31%) Java
4 24 (17.91%) Perl
5 15 (11.19%) C
6 4 (2.99%) SQL
7 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.24%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (29.10%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) CCNA
2 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (16.42%) NFS
1 22 (16.42%) Samba
2 20 (14.93%) Postfix
3 17 (12.69%) KVM
4 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (8.96%) Active Directory
6 6 (4.48%) vSphere
7 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (49.25%) Puppet
2 17 (12.69%) Nagios
3 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.75%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.75%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Red Hat
2 21 (15.67%) VMware
3 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.48%) Dell
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco
5 3 (2.24%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
7 1 (0.75%) HP
7 1 (0.75%) NetApp
7 1 (0.75%) Veritas
7 1 (0.75%) Symantec
7 1 (0.75%) McAfee
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