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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 87 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.19% 1.06% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.09% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1063 1006 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.99% 96.73% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 940 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (75.68%) DNS
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
1 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 26 (70.27%) ITIL
3 26 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
4 25 (67.57%) HP
4 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
5 24 (64.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 24 (64.86%) DHCP
5 24 (64.86%) SLA
5 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (64.86%) Symantec
5 24 (64.86%) Firewall
5 24 (64.86%) vSphere
5 24 (64.86%) HP Storage
5 24 (64.86%) HP SIM
5 24 (64.86%) 3PAR
5 24 (64.86%) Capacity Management
5 24 (64.86%) NetBackup
5 24 (64.86%) HP Data Protector
5 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (24.32%) AIX
6 9 (24.32%) Unix
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) DNS
2 24 (64.86%) DHCP
2 24 (64.86%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 24 (64.86%) HP Storage
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) HACMP
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
1 28 (75.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 26 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
5 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (24.32%) AIX
6 9 (24.32%) Unix
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) ITIL
2 24 (64.86%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.70%) ITSM
4 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) VCAP
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (64.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (64.86%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (5.41%) vCloud
4 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) HP Data Protector
1 24 (64.86%) HP SIM
1 24 (64.86%) NetBackup
1 24 (64.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 25 (67.57%) HP
4 24 (64.86%) 3PAR
4 24 (64.86%) Symantec
5 7 (18.92%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago