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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 95 94 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 0.98% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.04% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £37,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £38,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
1056 1060 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.17% 94.81% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 952 919 604
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Maidstone +19 12 £37,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) SAN
4 9 (45.00%) CentOS
5 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 8 (40.00%) IBM
6 7 (35.00%) Citrix
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) vSphere
7 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Puppet
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) AIX
9 4 (20.00%) Solaris
9 4 (20.00%) Veritas
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) Apache
9 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) HACMP
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (45.00%) CentOS
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) NFS
5 3 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) OpenView
2 3 (15.00%) Control-M
2 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Veritas
6 3 (15.00%) Veeam
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Sun
8 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Neolane
8 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £270 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago