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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 88 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.80% 0.84% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.87% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 19
Average salary £37,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Dartford - 4 £36,750 -
Maidstone -3 1 £20,000 -22.33% 2
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
5 4 (20.00%) XenApp
5 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 4 (20.00%) FastStats
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Neolane
5 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) LDAP
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Apache

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) VLAN
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) HACMP
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) AIX
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (10.00%) Varnish
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Squid
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) HP
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 4 (20.00%) Veeam
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Neolane
2 4 (20.00%) Dell
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) ExactTarget
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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