The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 69 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.96% 1.01% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.05% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 6
Median salary £29,500 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £31,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
902 1051 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.04% 96.96% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 803 937 843
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Kent region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Kent

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Kent

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +19 4 - -
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,000 -
West Malling - 3 £31,500 -
Chatham - 1 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 33 (66.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (42.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) ITIL
5 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (38.00%) Symantec
7 18 (36.00%) HP
7 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (34.00%) NetBackup
8 17 (34.00%) Statistics
9 16 (32.00%) SLA
9 16 (32.00%) DHCP
9 16 (32.00%) DNS
9 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 15 (30.00%) vSphere
10 15 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
10 15 (30.00%) HP Storage
10 15 (30.00%) HP SIM
10 15 (30.00%) 3PAR
10 15 (30.00%) Capacity Management
10 15 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 15 (30.00%) Firewall
10 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (28.00%) VPN
12 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
13 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
13 12 (24.00%) Puppet

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (22.00%) IBM Cloud
1 11 (22.00%) SoftLayer
1 11 (22.00%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) DHCP
1 16 (32.00%) DNS
2 15 (30.00%) Firewall
3 14 (28.00%) VPN
4 12 (24.00%) SNMP
5 11 (22.00%) SSL
5 11 (22.00%) Wireless
6 4 (8.00%) SAN
7 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.00%) LAN
8 1 (2.00%) LDAP
8 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
2 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Grails
1 11 (22.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 11 (22.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Statistics
2 15 (30.00%) HP Storage
3 11 (22.00%) Cryptography
3 11 (22.00%) PKI
4 6 (12.00%) e-Learning
4 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.00%) VLE
5 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.00%) AS400
6 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.00%) Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 12 (24.00%) DevOps
3 12 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (22.00%) Analytics
4 11 (22.00%) Computer Security
4 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.00%) Open Source
7 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.00%) Security Management
7 2 (4.00%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (24.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) Ruby
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) SLA
2 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) NetBackup
2 15 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
2 15 (30.00%) HP SIM
2 15 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (24.00%) Nagios
3 12 (24.00%) Puppet
4 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (8.00%) SCOM
6 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.00%) Ansible
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) VMware
2 19 (38.00%) Symantec
3 18 (36.00%) HP
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 11 (22.00%) Splunk
6 5 (10.00%) JD Edwards
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco
8 2 (4.00%) IPFX
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper