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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Kent
Rank 76 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 0.98% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 10
Median salary £32,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £35,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £39,950
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%

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
796 1094 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.31% 97.77% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 617 945 890
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Maidstone - 2 £46,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £19,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) CMS
5 4 (28.57%) Firmware
5 4 (28.57%) Law
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) SQL

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 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Firmware
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware