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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 89 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 1.34% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.40% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 11
Average salary - £33,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.58%
UK excluding London average 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
917 1214 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.54% 96.04% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 826 990 949
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
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 21 April 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 +31 3 - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (60.00%) CentOS
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) SAN
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) PBX
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) MCITP
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
7 4 (26.67%) Veeam
8 2 (13.33%) LAMP
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (13.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) HACMP
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) CentOS
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Salt
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (26.67%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago