The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 250 171 212
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 211 365 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.74% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.80% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 177 282 240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
17915 20287 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.17% 96.82% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15256 16595 17383
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South East region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Surrey +8 58 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Hampshire -23 40 £32,500 -23.25% 7
Berkshire -50 38 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Kent +42 33 £35,000 -37.77%
Oxfordshire -26 18 £40,000 -9.09% 3
East Sussex -20 12 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Middlesex +1 5 £47,500 +26.66%
West Sussex -26 3 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 294 (58.92%) Linux
2 236 (47.29%) Windows
3 206 (41.28%) VMware
4 148 (29.66%) Windows Server
5 141 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 135 (27.05%) Active Directory
7 117 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 114 (22.85%) Puppet
9 112 (22.44%) Python
10 108 (21.64%) Firewall
11 106 (21.24%) DNS
12 100 (20.04%) MySQL
13 96 (19.24%) DevOps
14 95 (19.04%) Opscode Chef
15 93 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 89 (17.84%) Unix
17 80 (16.03%) Bash Shell
18 77 (15.43%) Cisco
19 76 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
20 73 (14.63%) Red Hat
21 71 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
22 70 (14.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 69 (13.83%) Ansible
23 69 (13.83%) Perl
24 68 (13.63%) LAMP
24 68 (13.63%) Ruby
25 67 (13.43%) SQL Server
26 66 (13.23%) ITIL
27 63 (12.63%) Apache
28 58 (11.62%) PHP

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 63 (12.63%) Apache
2 45 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 43 (8.62%) nginx
4 38 (7.62%) Tomcat
5 30 (6.01%) SharePoint
6 28 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (5.41%) IIS
8 14 (2.81%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.00%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.60%) JBoss
11 8 (1.60%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.60%) GroupWise
Applications
1 28 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.01%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.81%) Office 365
3 24 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (4.41%) Amazon S3
5 19 (3.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 18 (3.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 18 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (2.20%) SoftLayer
7 11 (2.20%) Sumo Logic
8 5 (1.00%) SaaS
9 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.60%) GitHub
10 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
11 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 108 (21.64%) Firewall
2 106 (21.24%) DNS
3 52 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 51 (10.22%) DHCP
5 50 (10.02%) VPN
6 46 (9.22%) Internet
6 46 (9.22%) SAN
7 41 (8.22%) WAN
8 36 (7.21%) LAN
9 28 (5.61%) SSL
10 25 (5.01%) iSCSI
11 16 (3.21%) HTTP
11 16 (3.21%) SNMP
11 16 (3.21%) VoIP
12 15 (3.01%) FTP
12 15 (3.01%) LDAP
13 14 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.81%) NAS
14 13 (2.61%) SMTP
14 13 (2.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (20.04%) MySQL
2 67 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.80%) OLTP
8 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.60%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.40%) Big Data
10 2 (0.40%) MS Access
10 2 (0.40%) QlikView
10 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) Essbase
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (10.62%) Jenkins
2 30 (6.01%) Vagrant
3 28 (5.61%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 20 (4.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (3.81%) Subversion
7 7 (1.40%) JIRA
8 4 (0.80%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.60%) Ant
10 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.20%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.20%) Maven
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 55 (11.02%) Finance
2 34 (6.81%) Marketing
3 22 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.81%) Law
5 12 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.20%) Back Office
7 10 (2.00%) Games
7 10 (2.00%) Publishing
8 9 (1.80%) Retail
9 4 (0.80%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.40%) Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (13.63%) LAMP
2 29 (5.81%) Web Services
3 25 (5.01%) LEMP Stack
4 22 (4.41%) HTML
5 21 (4.21%) CSS
6 19 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (2.40%) XML
8 11 (2.20%) Grails
8 11 (2.20%) Spring
9 6 (1.20%) MCollective
10 3 (0.60%) JMX
10 3 (0.60%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.40%) Middleware
12 1 (0.20%) .NET
12 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.20%) POSIX
12 1 (0.20%) SAML
12 1 (0.20%) Sensu
12 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.21%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.01%) HP Storage
4 19 (3.81%) Statistics
5 18 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.41%) Clustering
6 17 (3.41%) Cryptography
6 17 (3.41%) EqualLogic
7 15 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.20%) PKI
9 6 (1.20%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.20%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.20%) VLE
10 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.80%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) AS400
11 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 294 (58.92%) Linux
2 236 (47.29%) Windows
3 148 (29.66%) Windows Server
4 93 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (17.84%) Unix
6 71 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (14.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (9.02%) Ubuntu
9 39 (7.82%) CentOS
10 36 (7.21%) Windows 7
11 25 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (3.81%) Solaris
13 17 (3.41%) Debian
14 9 (1.80%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.40%) FreeBSD
16 6 (1.20%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.00%) AIX
17 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.60%) Android
18 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (19.24%) DevOps
2 66 (13.23%) ITIL
3 58 (11.62%) High Availability
4 48 (9.62%) Service Delivery
5 46 (9.22%) Performance Tuning
6 42 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 41 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (7.01%) Configuration Management
9 30 (6.01%) Infrastructure Management
10 29 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (4.61%) Incident Management
12 20 (4.01%) Capacity Management
13 19 (3.81%) E-Commerce
13 19 (3.81%) Load Balancing
14 18 (3.61%) Integration Testing
14 18 (3.61%) Open Source
15 16 (3.21%) CRM
15 16 (3.21%) Virtual Environments
16 14 (2.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.44%) Python
2 80 (16.03%) Bash Shell
3 69 (13.83%) Perl
4 68 (13.63%) Ruby
5 58 (11.62%) PHP
6 56 (11.22%) SQL
7 44 (8.82%) Java
8 35 (7.01%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.61%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.61%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.00%) Korn
12 4 (0.80%) C
13 3 (0.60%) Go
13 3 (0.60%) R
14 2 (0.40%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (7.82%) Degree
2 35 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.21%) MCSE
4 24 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (3.41%) MCITP
8 16 (3.21%) CCNA
9 11 (2.20%) MCSA
9 11 (2.20%) RHCE
10 9 (1.80%) CCNP
10 9 (1.80%) MCP
11 5 (1.00%) VCP5
12 4 (0.80%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.40%) ACCA
14 2 (0.40%) CLAS
14 2 (0.40%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.40%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.02%) SLA
2 5 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.80%) QA
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) GxP
5 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (27.05%) Active Directory
2 117 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (10.62%) Hyper-V
4 45 (9.02%) vSphere
5 21 (4.21%) Docker
6 18 (3.61%) VirtualBox
7 15 (3.01%) Squid
8 13 (2.61%) KVM
9 10 (2.00%) NFS
9 10 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.80%) qmail
10 9 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.40%) Postfix
12 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.00%) XenApp
14 4 (0.80%) Corosync
14 4 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.60%) Firmware
15 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 114 (22.85%) Puppet
2 95 (19.04%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (13.83%) Ansible
4 57 (11.42%) Nagios
5 25 (5.01%) NetBackup
6 20 (4.01%) HP Data Protector
6 20 (4.01%) HP SIM
6 20 (4.01%) Salt
6 20 (4.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 18 (3.61%) WSUS
8 16 (3.21%) Cacti
9 13 (2.61%) HAProxy
10 12 (2.40%) ZABBIX
11 11 (2.20%) logstash
11 11 (2.20%) SCCM
12 9 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 8 (1.60%) SCOM
14 7 (1.40%) Cobbler
14 7 (1.40%) Graphite
15 6 (1.20%) collectd
Vendors
1 206 (41.28%) VMware
2 141 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 77 (15.43%) Cisco
4 73 (14.63%) Red Hat
5 41 (8.22%) HP
6 31 (6.21%) Oracle
7 28 (5.61%) Symantec
8 21 (4.21%) 3PAR
9 19 (3.81%) Splunk
10 17 (3.41%) Dell
11 16 (3.21%) EMC
12 15 (3.01%) Juniper
13 14 (2.81%) Fortinet
13 14 (2.81%) Sophos
14 13 (2.61%) Avaya
14 13 (2.61%) NetApp
14 13 (2.61%) ServiceNow
15 12 (2.40%) Veeam
16 11 (2.20%) Citrix
16 11 (2.20%) Rackspace
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Capita plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lane4 Management Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum salary is dependent upon experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago