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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 58 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 29 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.01% 0.91% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 0.94% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 3
Median salary £34,000 £56,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.55% +52.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £51,250 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £61,250 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
946 1061 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.23% 96.98% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 838 938 961
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +23 9 - -
West Malling - 4 £31,000 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 36 (72.00%) Linux
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (50.00%) VMware
4 23 (46.00%) Symantec
4 23 (46.00%) ITIL
4 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (46.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (44.00%) HP
5 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.00%) NetBackup
7 20 (40.00%) SLA
7 20 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (38.00%) vSphere
8 19 (38.00%) HP Storage
8 19 (38.00%) HP SIM
8 19 (38.00%) 3PAR
8 19 (38.00%) Capacity Management
8 19 (38.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 19 (38.00%) DNS
8 19 (38.00%) DHCP
8 19 (38.00%) HP Data Protector
8 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (38.00%) Firewall
9 17 (34.00%) Statistics
10 14 (28.00%) VPN
11 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
12 12 (24.00%) Puppet
12 12 (24.00%) Vagrant

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%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (22.00%) SoftLayer
1 11 (22.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) DHCP
1 19 (38.00%) DNS
1 19 (38.00%) Firewall
2 14 (28.00%) VPN
3 12 (24.00%) SNMP
4 11 (22.00%) SSL
4 11 (22.00%) Wireless
5 4 (8.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Vagrant
2 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
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
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) HP Storage
2 17 (34.00%) Statistics
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 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) AS400
6 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.00%) Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Linux
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 23 (46.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 19 (38.00%) Capacity Management
3 11 (22.00%) Analytics
3 11 (22.00%) Computer Security
3 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.00%) DevOps
3 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.00%) Security Management
6 2 (4.00%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (24.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) NetBackup
2 19 (38.00%) HP Data Protector
2 19 (38.00%) HP SIM
2 19 (38.00%) 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
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) VMware
2 23 (46.00%) Symantec
3 22 (44.00%) HP
3 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.00%) 3PAR
5 11 (22.00%) Splunk
6 3 (6.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.00%) IPFX
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper