The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Brighton region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 36 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.35% 2.19% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 2.22% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 17 4
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
724 855 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.31% 98.50% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 671 760 762
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Brighton region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 50 (70.42%) Linux
2 35 (49.30%) DevOps
3 26 (36.62%) MySQL
4 24 (33.80%) Puppet
5 21 (29.58%) Windows
6 19 (26.76%) Ubuntu
7 17 (23.94%) CentOS
8 16 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (22.54%) Security Patching
9 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
9 15 (21.13%) Python
10 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
10 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
11 13 (18.31%) Bash Shell
11 13 (18.31%) Ruby
12 12 (16.90%) VMware
13 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
13 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
13 11 (15.49%) PHP
13 11 (15.49%) Ansible
14 10 (14.08%) OpenStack
14 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
14 10 (14.08%) Degree
15 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
15 9 (12.68%) LAMP
15 9 (12.68%) Oracle
15 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (11.27%) SQL
16 8 (11.27%) DNS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.08%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) DNN
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) DNS
1 8 (11.27%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) Wireless
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MySQL
2 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) LAMP
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.04%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (70.42%) Linux
2 21 (29.58%) Windows
3 19 (26.76%) Ubuntu
4 17 (23.94%) CentOS
5 16 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.63%) Unix
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) DevOps
2 16 (22.54%) Security Patching
3 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.63%) Load Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.41%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (1.41%) Microservices
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.41%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) Python
2 13 (18.31%) Bash Shell
2 13 (18.31%) Ruby
3 11 (15.49%) PHP
4 8 (11.27%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.23%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) MCSE
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) ISO 9001
1 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Puppet
2 11 (15.49%) Ansible
3 6 (8.45%) Nagios
4 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.23%) Munin
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) NetApp
5 3 (4.23%) Veritas
6 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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