The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 87 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 0.59% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% -25.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,750 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
1030 982 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.76% 97.32% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 929 820 921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Symantec
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) HP Storage
7 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
7 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
8 2 (12.50%) Puppet
8 2 (12.50%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) PBX
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) HP Storage
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) SEO
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
1 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago