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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 78 72 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 6 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.22% 0.87% 8.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.90% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 65
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 £36,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £32,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
894 667 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.89% 97.23% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 778 528 705
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (66.67%) Linux
2 36 (57.14%) Windows
3 25 (39.68%) Python
4 24 (38.10%) VMware
5 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
6 22 (34.92%) Puppet
7 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 18 (28.57%) VoIP
9 16 (25.40%) Perl
9 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (23.81%) Ubuntu
11 14 (22.22%) MySQL
11 14 (22.22%) Ruby
11 14 (22.22%) Open Source
11 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.22%) OpenStack
11 14 (22.22%) KVM
12 13 (20.63%) DNS
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 12 (19.05%) Mac OS X
13 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
13 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (17.46%) Node.js
14 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
14 11 (17.46%) SAN
14 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
14 11 (17.46%) Java
15 10 (15.87%) SQL Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 11 (17.46%) Node.js
3 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
4 9 (14.29%) Lync
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.76%) IIS
7 2 (3.17%) Apache
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Basecamp
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) VoIP
2 13 (20.63%) DNS
3 11 (17.46%) SAN
4 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.11%) SMTP
6 6 (9.52%) DHCP
6 6 (9.52%) HTTP
7 5 (7.94%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (6.35%) VLAN
8 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.35%) InfiniBand
9 3 (4.76%) FTP
9 3 (4.76%) SNMP
9 3 (4.76%) LDAP
10 2 (3.17%) Network Security
10 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.17%) BGP
10 2 (3.17%) WAN
10 2 (3.17%) LAN
10 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (22.22%) MySQL
3 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) HBase
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Electronics
1 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) LAMP
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) Social Media
3 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Linux
2 36 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (23.81%) Ubuntu
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.05%) Mac OS X
5 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) UNIX
7 6 (9.52%) Debian
8 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.94%) Android
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 4 (6.35%) VMS
10 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.76%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.59%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Configuration Management
2 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (15.87%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (12.70%) DevOps
4 7 (11.11%) Workflow
5 6 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (7.94%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Social Media Monitoring
8 3 (4.76%) Change Management
8 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.59%) Project Management
9 1 (1.59%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.59%) Time Management
9 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) Python
2 21 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 16 (25.40%) Perl
4 14 (22.22%) Ruby
5 11 (17.46%) Java
6 9 (14.29%) PHP
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
8 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.35%) C
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) KVM
3 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.70%) NFS
5 7 (11.11%) LXC
5 7 (11.11%) vSphere
6 4 (6.35%) Samba
7 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.76%) Postfix
8 2 (3.17%) Xen
9 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (34.92%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.52%) Ansible
4 4 (6.35%) Nagios
4 4 (6.35%) Graphite
4 4 (6.35%) Salt
5 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.76%) WSUS
5 3 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.59%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) VMware
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Dell
5 4 (6.35%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.76%) EMC
6 3 (4.76%) NetApp
6 3 (4.76%) Veritas
6 3 (4.76%) McAfee
6 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) Sophos