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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 78 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.74% 4.65% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 4.69% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 30
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,800 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
835 1236 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.64% 99.12% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1056 614
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 61 (96.83%) Linux
2 37 (58.73%) DevOps
3 34 (53.97%) MySQL
4 32 (50.79%) Ruby
5 31 (49.21%) Python
6 29 (46.03%) Perl
7 27 (42.86%) Java
7 27 (42.86%) UNIX
8 26 (41.27%) Ubuntu
8 26 (41.27%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (39.68%) Relational Database
10 24 (38.10%) Git (software)
10 24 (38.10%) Tomcat
10 24 (38.10%) Subversion
11 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
12 18 (28.57%) Puppet
12 18 (28.57%) SQL
13 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
13 17 (26.98%) Maven
14 13 (20.63%) E-Learning
14 13 (20.63%) OAuth
14 13 (20.63%) Nagios
14 13 (20.63%) SMTP
14 13 (20.63%) DNS
14 13 (20.63%) LDAP
14 13 (20.63%) Learning Management System
14 13 (20.63%) Moodle
15 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.05%) KVM
15 12 (19.05%) HTTP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.63%) Moodle
3 10 (15.87%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) LDAP
1 13 (20.63%) SMTP
1 13 (20.63%) DNS
2 12 (19.05%) HTTP
2 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.29%) BGP
3 9 (14.29%) IMAP
4 8 (12.70%) VLAN
5 6 (9.52%) SAN
5 6 (9.52%) OSPF
6 5 (7.94%) VPN
6 5 (7.94%) VoIP
7 4 (6.35%) Firewall
8 3 (4.76%) Network Security
8 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.59%) WAN
9 1 (1.59%) LAN
9 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.97%) MySQL
2 26 (41.27%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (39.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Subversion
1 24 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
3 17 (26.98%) Maven
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.35%) Publishing
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) OAuth
2 5 (7.94%) LAMP
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) E-Learning
1 13 (20.63%) Learning Management System
2 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) UNIX
3 26 (41.27%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.52%) Debian
5 5 (7.94%) Windows
6 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) DevOps
2 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.59%) Load Testing
6 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Ruby
2 31 (49.21%) Python
3 29 (46.03%) Perl
4 27 (42.86%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) SQL
6 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.05%) Xen
2 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) KVM
3 3 (4.76%) Ceph
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) Puppet
2 13 (20.63%) Nagios
3 3 (4.76%) Icinga
4 2 (3.17%) Graphite
4 2 (3.17%) Ansible
4 2 (3.17%) logstash
5 1 (1.59%) Munin
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) VMware
2 6 (9.52%) Juniper
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) Dell
3 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.76%) Acronis
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle