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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 72 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 34 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.41% 2.19% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 2.22% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
969 809 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.09% 98.30% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 854 661 621
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 31 March 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 47 (90.38%) Linux
2 29 (55.77%) Python
3 27 (51.92%) Puppet
4 24 (46.15%) Perl
4 24 (46.15%) MySQL
4 24 (46.15%) VMware
5 21 (40.38%) Ruby
6 19 (36.54%) DNS
6 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (36.54%) KVM
7 18 (34.62%) Ubuntu
8 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (32.69%) Java
9 16 (30.77%) UNIX
9 16 (30.77%) SMTP
9 16 (30.77%) HTTP
9 16 (30.77%) BGP
9 16 (30.77%) Xen
10 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 14 (26.92%) DevOps
10 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
10 14 (26.92%) Subversion
10 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
11 13 (25.00%) Windows
12 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
13 10 (19.23%) Debian
13 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
13 10 (19.23%) Network Security
14 9 (17.31%) PHP
15 8 (15.38%) Relational Database

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.54%) Moodle
2 5 (9.62%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.69%) Lync
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) DNS
2 16 (30.77%) SMTP
2 16 (30.77%) HTTP
2 16 (30.77%) BGP
3 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.23%) Network Security
5 6 (11.54%) IMAP
5 6 (11.54%) OSPF
5 6 (11.54%) LDAP
6 5 (9.62%) VoIP
7 4 (7.69%) SAN
8 3 (5.77%) VPN
8 3 (5.77%) VLAN
8 3 (5.77%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.92%) Firewall
10 1 (1.92%) PBX
10 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) MySQL
2 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Subversion
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.54%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) OAuth
2 4 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) E-Learning
1 6 (11.54%) Learning Management System
2 3 (5.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Ubuntu
3 16 (30.77%) UNIX
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
5 10 (19.23%) Debian
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (5.77%) Android
8 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.92%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
1 14 (26.92%) DevOps
2 10 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.54%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Python
2 24 (46.15%) Perl
3 21 (40.38%) Ruby
4 17 (32.69%) Java
5 9 (17.31%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) CCNA
1 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (36.54%) KVM
2 16 (30.77%) Xen
3 14 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) NFS
4 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 27 (51.92%) Puppet
2 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.69%) Ansible
3 4 (7.69%) Salt
4 3 (5.77%) Nagios
5 2 (3.85%) Icinga
6 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.92%) Munin
6 1 (1.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Juniper
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) EMC
4 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.92%) Akamai
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) Sophos
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Explore Group
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