The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 210 197 150
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 272 257 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.24% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.31% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 236 212 315
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
19277 19662 19473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.18% 94.63% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15741 15577 16420
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Hampshire -15 66 £40,000 -1.71% 6
Berkshire -11 58 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Surrey -23 39 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Oxfordshire +11 31 £43,000 -18.09% 8
East Sussex -6 23 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex +14 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Kent +20 11 £37,500 +4.16%
Middlesex +7 7 £51,500 +32.90%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 357 (64.79%) Linux
2 255 (46.28%) Windows
3 224 (40.65%) VMware
4 170 (30.85%) Red Hat
5 158 (28.68%) Perl
6 147 (26.68%) Microsoft
7 137 (24.86%) UNIX
7 137 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 129 (23.41%) Active Directory
9 126 (22.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 118 (21.42%) CentOS
11 116 (21.05%) Bash Shell
11 116 (21.05%) Python
12 114 (20.69%) Puppet
13 113 (20.51%) DNS
14 108 (19.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 103 (18.69%) MySQL
16 99 (17.97%) Cisco
17 92 (16.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 89 (16.15%) Ubuntu
18 89 (16.15%) Firewall
19 81 (14.70%) SAN
20 79 (14.34%) Shell Script
21 77 (13.97%) DevOps
22 76 (13.79%) SQL Server
22 76 (13.79%) MS Exchange
23 74 (13.43%) HP
24 71 (12.89%) Oracle
24 71 (12.89%) ITIL
25 69 (12.52%) SQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 76 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 66 (11.98%) Apache
3 43 (7.80%) IIS
4 31 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.63%) nginx
8 19 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.00%) Lync
11 8 (1.45%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.09%) Confluence
13 6 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.54%) CMS
16 3 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 40 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.73%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (5.26%) SaaS
4 19 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.09%) PaaS
8 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.73%) Route 53
10 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.36%) Office 365
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 113 (20.51%) DNS
2 89 (16.15%) Firewall
3 81 (14.70%) SAN
4 66 (11.98%) TCP/IP
5 58 (10.53%) DHCP
6 39 (7.08%) Internet
7 28 (5.08%) WAN
8 27 (4.90%) VPN
8 27 (4.90%) HTTP
9 24 (4.36%) SMTP
10 22 (3.99%) NAS
11 21 (3.81%) LAN
11 21 (3.81%) VLAN
12 20 (3.63%) BGP
13 17 (3.09%) LDAP
13 17 (3.09%) FTP
13 17 (3.09%) Network Security
14 16 (2.90%) SNMP
14 16 (2.90%) IP Telephony
15 13 (2.36%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (18.69%) MySQL
2 76 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (3.27%) Redis
4 17 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.27%) DB2
8 6 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.91%) Informix
9 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.73%) Riak
10 4 (0.73%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.45%) Subversion
3 18 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.63%) JIRA
5 7 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.54%) Maven
8 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.18%) Hudson
9 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
General
1 31 (5.63%) Finance
2 18 (3.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.00%) Banking
3 11 (2.00%) Automotive
3 11 (2.00%) Legal
3 11 (2.00%) French Language
4 10 (1.81%) Games
5 6 (1.09%) Marketing
5 6 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.73%) German Language
8 3 (0.54%) Retail
8 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.62%) LAMP
2 33 (5.99%) Web Services
3 13 (2.36%) .NET
4 8 (1.45%) ZeroMQ
4 8 (1.45%) Memcached
4 8 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.73%) Middleware
7 4 (0.73%) EDI
8 3 (0.54%) XML
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.36%) OAuth
9 2 (0.36%) HTML
10 1 (0.18%) COM
10 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.98%) Open Source
2 28 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.63%) Clustering
3 20 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.90%) Derivative
6 15 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.36%) iPhone
8 10 (1.81%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.91%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.73%) Kindle
11 4 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.73%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.73%) HACMP
11 4 (0.73%) Replication
12 3 (0.54%) Equities
12 3 (0.54%) Biotechnology
12 3 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 357 (64.79%) Linux
2 255 (46.28%) Windows
3 137 (24.86%) UNIX
4 126 (22.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (21.42%) CentOS
6 108 (19.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (16.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (16.15%) Ubuntu
9 58 (10.53%) Solaris
10 53 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (7.99%) Debian
12 30 (5.44%) AIX
13 29 (5.26%) Windows 7
14 26 (4.72%) SUSE
15 18 (3.27%) Android
16 15 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
17 14 (2.54%) Fedora
18 13 (2.36%) Windows Phone
19 12 (2.18%) HPUX
20 10 (1.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (13.97%) DevOps
2 71 (12.89%) ITIL
3 33 (5.99%) Time Management
4 31 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.44%) Workflow
6 29 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 27 (4.90%) Configuration Management
8 22 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (3.81%) Software Testing
10 20 (3.63%) Mentoring
11 17 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (2.90%) Load Balancing
13 15 (2.72%) Security Management
14 14 (2.54%) Service Management
14 14 (2.54%) Migration
15 13 (2.36%) Project Management
16 11 (2.00%) Line Management
17 10 (1.81%) Mobile Device Management
17 10 (1.81%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (1.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 158 (28.68%) Perl
2 116 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 116 (21.05%) Python
3 79 (14.34%) Shell Script
4 69 (12.52%) SQL
5 66 (11.98%) PHP
6 44 (7.99%) Ruby
7 34 (6.17%) PowerShell
8 32 (5.81%) Java
9 19 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.18%) VBScript
11 8 (1.45%) C#
12 6 (1.09%) AWK
13 5 (0.91%) C
14 3 (0.54%) C++
14 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.54%) Korn
15 2 (0.36%) Tcl
15 2 (0.36%) VB
16 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 60 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 56 (10.16%) Degree
4 37 (6.72%) DV Cleared
5 30 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.36%) RHCE
7 19 (3.45%) RHCSA
8 18 (3.27%) VCP4
9 15 (2.72%) MCITP
10 14 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (2.36%) MCSE
12 11 (2.00%) CCNA
13 9 (1.63%) MCP
14 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.91%) MCSA
16 4 (0.73%) CCNP
17 3 (0.54%) HND
17 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.54%) CCA
17 3 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.54%) SLA
2 14 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (23.41%) Active Directory
3 44 (7.99%) vSphere
3 44 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.17%) KVM
5 32 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 27 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (3.81%) NFS
7 21 (3.81%) XenApp
8 20 (3.63%) Xen
9 15 (2.72%) Samba
10 8 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.09%) ISA Server
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.91%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.91%) vCloud
14 4 (0.73%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.73%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 114 (20.69%) Puppet
2 42 (7.62%) SCCM
3 41 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (7.26%) NetBackup
5 35 (6.35%) Nagios
6 23 (4.17%) SCOM
7 20 (3.63%) HP Data Protector
8 18 (3.27%) Backup Exec
8 18 (3.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 16 (2.90%) WSUS
10 15 (2.72%) HP SIM
11 12 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (1.63%) SCDPM
12 9 (1.63%) nmon
13 8 (1.45%) ZABBIX
14 7 (1.27%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.27%) Opsview
15 6 (1.09%) Ansible
16 5 (0.91%) Capistrano
16 5 (0.91%) logstash
Vendors
1 224 (40.65%) VMware
2 170 (30.85%) Red Hat
3 147 (26.68%) Microsoft
4 99 (17.97%) Cisco
5 74 (13.43%) HP
6 71 (12.89%) Oracle
7 54 (9.80%) Citrix
8 42 (7.62%) IBM
9 38 (6.90%) Symantec
10 36 (6.53%) Dell
11 27 (4.90%) EMC
12 26 (4.72%) Sun
13 22 (3.99%) Juniper
14 16 (2.90%) Veeam
14 16 (2.90%) NetApp
14 16 (2.90%) Veritas
15 15 (2.72%) Intel
16 10 (1.81%) Atlassian
16 10 (1.81%) Avaya
17 8 (1.45%) 3PAR
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Salary: £50k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Klarion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £29500.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago