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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 53 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.37% 5.65% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 5.73% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 38
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
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
845 1273 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.13% 98.61% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1086 698
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 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 72 (96.00%) Linux
2 44 (58.67%) Python
2 44 (58.67%) MySQL
3 42 (56.00%) Perl
3 42 (56.00%) Ruby
4 37 (49.33%) DevOps
5 36 (48.00%) Java
5 36 (48.00%) UNIX
6 35 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (45.33%) Ubuntu
8 30 (40.00%) Puppet
9 28 (37.33%) Git (software)
9 28 (37.33%) Subversion
9 28 (37.33%) Relational Database
10 26 (34.67%) Tomcat
11 24 (32.00%) DNS
12 23 (30.67%) VMware
13 22 (29.33%) SMTP
13 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
14 21 (28.00%) KVM
14 21 (28.00%) Xen
14 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (28.00%) HTTP
14 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
15 19 (25.33%) Maven
16 18 (24.00%) BGP
17 17 (22.67%) SQL
18 15 (20.00%) LDAP
18 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
18 15 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (34.67%) Tomcat
2 15 (20.00%) Moodle
3 10 (13.33%) Apache
4 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) DNS
2 22 (29.33%) SMTP
3 21 (28.00%) HTTP
4 18 (24.00%) BGP
5 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (20.00%) LDAP
6 11 (14.67%) IMAP
7 10 (13.33%) Network Security
8 8 (10.67%) OSPF
8 8 (10.67%) VLAN
9 6 (8.00%) SAN
10 5 (6.67%) VPN
11 4 (5.33%) Firewall
12 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.00%) VoIP
13 1 (1.33%) FTP
13 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (58.67%) MySQL
2 35 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (37.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (37.33%) Subversion
1 28 (37.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
3 19 (25.33%) Maven
4 6 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.33%) Publishing
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.00%) OAuth
2 3 (4.00%) LAMP
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) E-Learning
1 15 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 72 (96.00%) Linux
2 36 (48.00%) UNIX
3 34 (45.33%) Ubuntu
4 13 (17.33%) Debian
5 7 (9.33%) Windows
6 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) DevOps
2 15 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) Python
2 42 (56.00%) Ruby
2 42 (56.00%) Perl
3 36 (48.00%) Java
4 17 (22.67%) SQL
5 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.33%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (28.00%) Xen
1 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (28.00%) KVM
2 3 (4.00%) Ceph
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (40.00%) Puppet
2 13 (17.33%) Nagios
3 3 (4.00%) Salt
3 3 (4.00%) Icinga
3 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 2 (2.67%) logstash
4 2 (2.67%) Graphite
5 1 (1.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) VMware
2 8 (10.67%) Juniper
3 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) Dell
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.00%) Acronis
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.33%) Akamai