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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 70 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.55% 0.31% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.32% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 13
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.91%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1040 931 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.30% 96.58% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 902 840 981
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 - 3 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £29,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (70.00%) VMware
3 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (67.50%) DNS
3 27 (67.50%) ITIL
3 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 27 (67.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (65.00%) HP
4 26 (65.00%) Symantec
4 26 (65.00%) NetBackup
5 25 (62.50%) Firewall
5 25 (62.50%) SLA
5 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (62.50%) DHCP
5 25 (62.50%) HP Data Protector
5 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 25 (62.50%) vSphere
5 25 (62.50%) HP Storage
5 25 (62.50%) HP SIM
5 25 (62.50%) 3PAR
5 25 (62.50%) Capacity Management
5 25 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (22.50%) Statistics
7 6 (15.00%) e-Learning
7 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (15.00%) VLE
7 6 (15.00%) 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 3 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) SoftLayer
1 3 (7.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) DNS
2 25 (62.50%) DHCP
2 25 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) LDAP
4 3 (7.50%) SSL
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Grails
1 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (62.50%) HP Storage
2 9 (22.50%) Statistics
3 6 (15.00%) e-Learning
3 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.00%) VLE
4 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (7.50%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) HACMP
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 26 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Unix
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) ITIL
2 25 (62.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (7.50%) Analytics
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Security
3 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps
3 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.50%) Security Management
5 1 (2.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.50%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (62.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) NFS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (65.00%) NetBackup
2 25 (62.50%) HP Data Protector
2 25 (62.50%) HP SIM
2 25 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (15.00%) Puppet
4 3 (7.50%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (65.00%) HP
3 26 (65.00%) Symantec
4 25 (62.50%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.50%) Splunk
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) IPFX
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
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Salary: £33000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago