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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 61 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.67% 5.11% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 5.19% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 41
Average salary £39,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.94%
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
814 1215 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.45% 98.62% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 684 1037 654
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,806 £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 30 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 69 (98.57%) Linux
2 42 (60.00%) MySQL
3 40 (57.14%) Ruby
4 39 (55.71%) Python
5 37 (52.86%) Perl
5 37 (52.86%) DevOps
6 34 (48.57%) Java
6 34 (48.57%) UNIX
7 33 (47.14%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (45.71%) Ubuntu
9 28 (40.00%) Subversion
9 28 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
10 26 (37.14%) Tomcat
11 25 (35.71%) Puppet
12 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
13 20 (28.57%) SMTP
13 20 (28.57%) DNS
14 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
14 19 (27.14%) HTTP
14 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (27.14%) Maven
14 19 (27.14%) Xen
14 19 (27.14%) VMware
14 19 (27.14%) KVM
15 17 (24.29%) SQL
16 16 (22.86%) BGP
17 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 15 (21.43%) LDAP
17 15 (21.43%) E-Learning

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 26 (37.14%) Tomcat
2 15 (21.43%) Moodle
3 10 (14.29%) Apache
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.29%) Confluence
6 2 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) SMTP
1 20 (28.57%) DNS
2 19 (27.14%) HTTP
3 16 (22.86%) BGP
4 15 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (21.43%) LDAP
5 11 (15.71%) IMAP
6 8 (11.43%) Network Security
6 8 (11.43%) OSPF
6 8 (11.43%) VLAN
7 6 (8.57%) SAN
8 5 (7.14%) VPN
9 4 (5.71%) Firewall
10 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.86%) VoIP
12 1 (1.43%) FTP
12 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.00%) MySQL
2 33 (47.14%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) Subversion
1 28 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 19 (27.14%) Maven
4 6 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.71%) Publishing
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) OAuth
2 2 (2.86%) Sensu
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) E-Learning
1 15 (21.43%) Learning Management System
2 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 69 (98.57%) Linux
2 34 (48.57%) UNIX
3 32 (45.71%) Ubuntu
4 11 (15.71%) Debian
5 5 (7.14%) Windows
6 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) DevOps
2 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.43%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Ruby
2 39 (55.71%) Python
3 37 (52.86%) Perl
4 34 (48.57%) Java
5 17 (24.29%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
1 19 (27.14%) Xen
1 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (27.14%) KVM
2 3 (4.29%) Ceph
2 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) Puppet
2 13 (18.57%) Nagios
3 3 (4.29%) Icinga
4 2 (2.86%) Graphite
4 2 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (2.86%) logstash
5 1 (1.43%) Munin
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) VMware
2 8 (11.43%) Juniper
3 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Dell
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.29%) Acronis
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.43%) Akamai