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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 68 74 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 10 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.53% 1.27% 9.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.29% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 79
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
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
934 776 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.63% 98.35% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 817 657 789
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (70.37%) Linux
2 46 (56.79%) Windows
3 36 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 31 (38.27%) Python
5 28 (34.57%) VoIP
5 28 (34.57%) Configuration Management
5 28 (34.57%) Puppet
6 26 (32.10%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (29.63%) VMware
8 23 (28.40%) Ruby
9 21 (25.93%) OpenStack
9 21 (25.93%) Open Source
10 20 (24.69%) MySQL
10 20 (24.69%) Ubuntu
11 19 (23.46%) Mac OS X
11 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
11 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
11 19 (23.46%) KVM
12 18 (22.22%) Perl
13 17 (20.99%) DNS
13 17 (20.99%) Node.js
13 17 (20.99%) DevOps
13 17 (20.99%) RDBMS
13 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
14 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (19.75%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (19.75%) Java
15 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (18.52%) NFS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (25.93%) OpenStack
2 17 (20.99%) Node.js
3 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
4 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
5 9 (11.11%) Lync
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.94%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Basecamp
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.57%) VoIP
2 17 (20.99%) DNS
3 13 (16.05%) DHCP
3 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
4 12 (14.81%) SAN
5 11 (13.58%) SMTP
6 10 (12.35%) LDAP
6 10 (12.35%) HTTP
7 9 (11.11%) FTP
8 6 (7.41%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (6.17%) VLAN
9 5 (6.17%) LAN
9 5 (6.17%) WAN
10 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.94%) InfiniBand
11 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (3.70%) SNMP
12 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (24.69%) MySQL
3 17 (20.99%) RDBMS
3 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) HBase
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) JIRA
1 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.70%) Electronics
1 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) LAMP
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Open Source
2 7 (8.64%) Social Media
3 5 (6.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (70.37%) Linux
2 46 (56.79%) Windows
3 20 (24.69%) Ubuntu
4 19 (23.46%) Mac OS X
4 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.28%) UNIX
7 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (14.81%) Debian
8 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.41%) Android
10 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
11 5 (6.17%) VMS
12 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (3.70%) OpenBSD
13 3 (3.70%) openSUSE
13 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.23%) Solaris
14 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Configuration Management
2 17 (20.99%) DevOps
3 16 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (19.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (16.05%) Workflow
5 7 (8.64%) Analytics
6 4 (4.94%) Social Media Monitoring
7 3 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.70%) Web Development
7 3 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (3.70%) Change Management
8 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.23%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.23%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.23%) Time Management
9 1 (1.23%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 31 (38.27%) Python
3 23 (28.40%) Ruby
4 18 (22.22%) Perl
5 16 (19.75%) Java
6 9 (11.11%) PHP
7 8 (9.88%) SQL
8 4 (4.94%) C
9 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) CCNA
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
1 19 (23.46%) KVM
2 15 (18.52%) NFS
3 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (16.05%) LXC
5 11 (13.58%) Samba
6 9 (11.11%) Postfix
7 8 (9.88%) vSphere
8 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (34.57%) Puppet
2 7 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.64%) Ansible
3 6 (7.41%) Nagios
4 5 (6.17%) Graphite
5 3 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.70%) WSUS
6 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.23%) Salt
7 1 (1.23%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.23%) Rsyslog
7 1 (1.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) VMware
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.35%) Cisco
5 9 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (4.94%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) EMC
7 3 (3.70%) NetApp
7 3 (3.70%) Veritas
7 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.70%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) Sophos