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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 203 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 272 296 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.44% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.48% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 246 244 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +31 71 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Hampshire -10 54 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Berkshire +5 52 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Kent +33 32 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Oxfordshire -5 29 £45,000 +1.12% 2
East Sussex -20 14 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 13 £47,500 +5.55%
West Sussex -20 10 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Middlesex +9 2 £36,500 +4.28%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 298 (59.36%) Linux
2 264 (52.59%) Windows
3 201 (40.04%) VMware
4 167 (33.27%) Windows Server
5 146 (29.08%) Active Directory
6 145 (28.88%) Microsoft
7 125 (24.90%) Firewall
8 120 (23.90%) DNS
9 108 (21.51%) Python
9 108 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 107 (21.31%) MySQL
11 105 (20.92%) Puppet
12 97 (19.32%) Unix
13 92 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 89 (17.73%) DevOps
15 86 (17.13%) SQL Server
16 81 (16.14%) Bash Shell
17 73 (14.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 72 (14.34%) Opscode Chef
18 72 (14.34%) Apache
19 71 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
20 70 (13.94%) Cisco
21 68 (13.55%) Ansible
21 68 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
22 67 (13.35%) Ruby
23 66 (13.15%) Hyper-V
23 66 (13.15%) DHCP
24 64 (12.75%) LAMP
25 63 (12.55%) Ubuntu
26 61 (12.15%) High Availability

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 72 (14.34%) Apache
2 47 (9.36%) nginx
3 45 (8.96%) MS Exchange
4 37 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 37 (7.37%) Tomcat
5 36 (7.17%) IIS
6 26 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.78%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.59%) JBoss
11 7 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.39%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.60%) GroupWise
14 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.18%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) HFM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.20%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (4.18%) Amazon S3
4 20 (3.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 20 (3.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 17 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (3.19%) Office 365
7 7 (1.39%) SoftLayer
7 7 (1.39%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (0.80%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.40%) GitHub
9 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 125 (24.90%) Firewall
2 120 (23.90%) DNS
3 66 (13.15%) DHCP
4 56 (11.16%) TCP/IP
5 55 (10.96%) SAN
5 55 (10.96%) VPN
6 46 (9.16%) Internet
6 46 (9.16%) WAN
7 41 (8.17%) LAN
8 37 (7.37%) iSCSI
9 24 (4.78%) SSL
10 20 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (3.78%) FTP
12 18 (3.59%) LDAP
13 17 (3.39%) VLAN
13 17 (3.39%) VoIP
14 13 (2.59%) NAS
14 13 (2.59%) SMTP
15 12 (2.39%) HTTP
15 12 (2.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (21.31%) MySQL
2 86 (17.13%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.78%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.80%) OLTP
9 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.60%) Big Data
10 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.40%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) QlikView
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 38 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.58%) Vagrant
4 25 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (4.78%) TeamCity
6 23 (4.58%) Subversion
7 8 (1.59%) JIRA
8 5 (1.00%) Ant
9 4 (0.80%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.80%) Liquibase
9 4 (0.80%) Maven
10 2 (0.40%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.20%) RSpec
General
1 46 (9.16%) Finance
2 30 (5.98%) Marketing
3 20 (3.98%) Law
3 20 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.19%) Publishing
6 9 (1.79%) Back Office
7 8 (1.59%) Retail
8 6 (1.20%) Games
9 4 (0.80%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.75%) LAMP
2 27 (5.38%) Web Services
3 26 (5.18%) HTML
4 24 (4.78%) LEMP Stack
5 23 (4.58%) CSS
6 18 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (2.39%) XML
8 7 (1.39%) Grails
8 7 (1.39%) Spring
9 6 (1.20%) MCollective
9 6 (1.20%) Middleware
10 4 (0.80%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.60%) JMX
11 3 (0.60%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.40%) .NET
12 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (0.20%) POSIX
13 1 (0.20%) SAML
13 1 (0.20%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.97%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.98%) Clustering
3 29 (5.78%) EqualLogic
4 25 (4.98%) HP Storage
4 25 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.59%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.59%) Statistics
8 9 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.79%) iPhone
9 7 (1.39%) PKI
9 7 (1.39%) Replication
10 6 (1.20%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.20%) VLE
11 5 (1.00%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.60%) CESG
12 3 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 298 (59.36%) Linux
2 264 (52.59%) Windows
3 167 (33.27%) Windows Server
4 97 (19.32%) Unix
5 92 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (14.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (12.55%) Ubuntu
9 49 (9.76%) CentOS
10 45 (8.96%) Windows 7
11 32 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (2.99%) Debian
12 15 (2.99%) Solaris
13 10 (1.99%) Android
14 9 (1.79%) Windows Phone
15 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.39%) Windows 8
16 6 (1.20%) FreeBSD
17 5 (1.00%) AIX
18 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.73%) DevOps
2 61 (12.15%) High Availability
3 60 (11.95%) ITIL
4 46 (9.16%) Configuration Management
4 46 (9.16%) Service Delivery
5 42 (8.37%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (5.58%) Infrastructure Management
10 27 (5.38%) Capacity Management
11 21 (4.18%) Incident Management
11 21 (4.18%) Migration
12 20 (3.98%) Change Management
12 20 (3.98%) Integration Testing
13 18 (3.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (3.59%) Open Source
14 16 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (2.99%) E-Commerce
15 15 (2.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (21.51%) Python
2 81 (16.14%) Bash Shell
3 67 (13.35%) Ruby
4 59 (11.75%) SQL
5 55 (10.96%) Perl
6 48 (9.56%) PHP
7 43 (8.57%) Java
8 35 (6.97%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.59%) Korn
9 13 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.20%) C
12 3 (0.60%) Go
12 3 (0.60%) R
13 2 (0.40%) VBA
14 1 (0.20%) C#
14 1 (0.20%) C++
14 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (6.77%) Degree
3 32 (6.37%) MCSE
4 30 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.59%) MCITP
6 15 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.39%) CCNA
7 12 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.19%) MCSA
9 9 (1.79%) MCP
10 6 (1.20%) CCNP
11 5 (1.00%) RHCE
12 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.80%) VCP5
13 3 (0.60%) CLAS
13 3 (0.60%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.60%) PCI QSA
14 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.39%) QA
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 146 (29.08%) Active Directory
2 108 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (13.15%) Hyper-V
4 50 (9.96%) vSphere
5 23 (4.58%) Docker
6 21 (4.18%) VirtualBox
7 14 (2.79%) Squid
8 13 (2.59%) KVM
9 12 (2.39%) XenApp
10 11 (2.19%) NFS
11 10 (1.99%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.39%) Postfix
12 7 (1.39%) qmail
13 6 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.60%) Corosync
16 3 (0.60%) Firmware
17 2 (0.40%) vCloud
17 2 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (20.92%) Puppet
2 72 (14.34%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (13.55%) Ansible
4 49 (9.76%) Nagios
5 29 (5.78%) NetBackup
5 29 (5.78%) WSUS
6 27 (5.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 25 (4.98%) HP Data Protector
7 25 (4.98%) HP SIM
8 21 (4.18%) Salt
9 16 (3.19%) SCCM
9 16 (3.19%) ZABBIX
10 14 (2.79%) Cacti
11 13 (2.59%) Backup Exec
12 12 (2.39%) HAProxy
13 10 (1.99%) SCOM
14 9 (1.79%) logstash
15 6 (1.20%) collectd
15 6 (1.20%) cPanel
15 6 (1.20%) Graphite
Vendors
1 201 (40.04%) VMware
2 145 (28.88%) Microsoft
3 70 (13.94%) Cisco
4 57 (11.35%) Red Hat
5 46 (9.16%) HP
6 37 (7.37%) Symantec
7 33 (6.57%) Oracle
8 29 (5.78%) Dell
9 26 (5.18%) 3PAR
10 22 (4.38%) Sophos
11 20 (3.98%) Citrix
12 19 (3.78%) Avaya
13 18 (3.59%) Fortinet
14 15 (2.99%) EMC
14 15 (2.99%) Juniper
14 15 (2.99%) NetApp
15 14 (2.79%) Splunk
16 12 (2.39%) ServiceNow
17 11 (2.19%) Rackspace
17 11 (2.19%) Veeam
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50k + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Redhill
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Brighton
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Brighton
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Guildford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Redhill
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago