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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 213 185 209
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 244 352 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.65% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.70% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 216 281 273
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
17610 20668 22617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.14% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14989 16827 18277
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +34 72 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Hampshire -5 49 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Berkshire -23 46 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Kent +43 32 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -24 21 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Sussex -24 13 £41,250 +3.12%
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £48,750 +20.37% 2
West Sussex -20 6 £33,750 -15.62%
Middlesex -2 3 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 292 (58.99%) Linux
2 240 (48.48%) Windows
3 199 (40.20%) VMware
4 155 (31.31%) Windows Server
5 143 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 140 (28.28%) Active Directory
7 117 (23.64%) Firewall
8 115 (23.23%) DNS
8 115 (23.23%) Puppet
9 113 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 110 (22.22%) Python
11 105 (21.21%) MySQL
12 99 (20.00%) DevOps
13 93 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 90 (18.18%) Unix
15 87 (17.58%) Opscode Chef
16 79 (15.96%) Bash Shell
17 74 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
17 74 (14.95%) SQL Server
18 73 (14.75%) Ruby
19 72 (14.55%) Cisco
20 71 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
21 70 (14.14%) Ansible
22 69 (13.94%) Apache
23 67 (13.54%) LAMP
23 67 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 61 (12.32%) Red Hat
25 60 (12.12%) DHCP
25 60 (12.12%) Hyper-V
26 59 (11.92%) Perl

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 69 (13.94%) Apache
2 45 (9.09%) nginx
3 44 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 40 (8.08%) Tomcat
5 33 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 32 (6.46%) IIS
7 27 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (3.43%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.02%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.62%) JBoss
11 8 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.41%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.01%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.61%) GroupWise
Applications
1 34 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.26%) MS Office
3 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.61%) 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%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (4.85%) Amazon S3
4 22 (4.44%) Office 365
5 21 (4.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 21 (4.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 19 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (2.22%) SoftLayer
7 11 (2.22%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (0.81%) SaaS
9 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.61%) GitHub
10 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (23.64%) Firewall
2 115 (23.23%) DNS
3 60 (12.12%) DHCP
4 57 (11.52%) TCP/IP
5 56 (11.31%) VPN
6 48 (9.70%) SAN
7 47 (9.49%) Internet
8 45 (9.09%) WAN
9 40 (8.08%) LAN
10 31 (6.26%) iSCSI
11 24 (4.85%) SSL
12 20 (4.04%) FTP
13 17 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (3.23%) LDAP
14 16 (3.23%) SNMP
14 16 (3.23%) VoIP
15 14 (2.83%) NAS
15 14 (2.83%) VLAN
15 14 (2.83%) Wireless
16 13 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (21.21%) MySQL
2 74 (14.95%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.62%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.81%) OLTP
9 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.61%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) QlikView
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.20%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 57 (11.52%) Jenkins
2 34 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 25 (5.05%) TeamCity
5 24 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (4.65%) Subversion
7 9 (1.82%) JIRA
8 4 (0.81%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.61%) Ant
10 2 (0.40%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.40%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.40%) Maven
11 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (10.30%) Finance
2 32 (6.46%) Marketing
3 21 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.04%) Law
5 12 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.22%) Publishing
7 10 (2.02%) Back Office
8 9 (1.82%) Retail
9 7 (1.41%) Games
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.40%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.54%) LAMP
2 25 (5.05%) HTML
2 25 (5.05%) Web Services
3 24 (4.85%) LEMP Stack
4 23 (4.65%) CSS
5 22 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (2.42%) XML
7 11 (2.22%) Grails
7 11 (2.22%) Spring
8 6 (1.21%) MCollective
9 3 (0.61%) JMX
9 3 (0.61%) Middleware
9 3 (0.61%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.40%) .NET
10 2 (0.40%) CAdES
10 2 (0.40%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.40%) PAdES
10 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.40%) XAdES
11 1 (0.20%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.86%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.65%) EqualLogic
4 22 (4.44%) Clustering
4 22 (4.44%) HP Storage
5 19 (3.84%) Statistics
6 17 (3.43%) Cryptography
7 15 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.22%) PKI
9 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.41%) iPhone
10 6 (1.21%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.21%) VLE
11 5 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.01%) Replication
12 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.61%) CESG
13 3 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 292 (58.99%) Linux
2 240 (48.48%) Windows
3 155 (31.31%) Windows Server
4 93 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (18.18%) Unix
6 71 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 58 (11.72%) Ubuntu
9 43 (8.69%) Windows 7
10 41 (8.28%) CentOS
11 27 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (3.64%) Debian
13 15 (3.03%) Solaris
14 9 (1.82%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.62%) Android
16 7 (1.41%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.41%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.21%) AIX
17 6 (1.21%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.00%) DevOps
2 58 (11.72%) High Availability
3 57 (11.52%) ITIL
4 50 (10.10%) Service Delivery
5 47 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
6 44 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (7.88%) Configuration Management
7 39 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (6.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 30 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (4.85%) Capacity Management
11 22 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (4.24%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.24%) Integration Testing
13 19 (3.84%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.43%) Load Balancing
14 17 (3.43%) Migration
14 17 (3.43%) Open Source
15 16 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
16 14 (2.83%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 110 (22.22%) Python
2 79 (15.96%) Bash Shell
3 73 (14.75%) Ruby
4 59 (11.92%) Perl
5 54 (10.91%) SQL
6 52 (10.51%) PHP
7 45 (9.09%) Java
8 36 (7.27%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.63%) Korn
11 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.01%) C
13 3 (0.61%) Go
13 3 (0.61%) R
14 2 (0.40%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) C#
15 1 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (7.27%) Degree
3 29 (5.86%) MCSE
4 27 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.23%) MCITP
6 15 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.42%) CCNA
9 10 (2.02%) MCSA
10 8 (1.62%) MCP
11 7 (1.41%) CCNP
11 7 (1.41%) RHCE
12 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.81%) VCP5
13 3 (0.61%) CLAS
13 3 (0.61%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.61%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.61%) PCI QSA
14 2 (0.40%) ACCA
14 2 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.88%) SLA
2 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.81%) QA
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 140 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 113 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 42 (8.48%) vSphere
5 24 (4.85%) Docker
6 22 (4.44%) VirtualBox
7 15 (3.03%) Squid
8 14 (2.83%) KVM
9 11 (2.22%) NFS
9 11 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.82%) XenApp
11 7 (1.41%) qmail
11 7 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.41%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.01%) Postfix
12 5 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.61%) Corosync
14 3 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 115 (23.23%) Puppet
2 87 (17.58%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (14.14%) Ansible
4 55 (11.11%) Nagios
5 24 (4.85%) NetBackup
6 23 (4.65%) WSUS
7 22 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
7 22 (4.44%) HP SIM
7 22 (4.44%) Salt
7 22 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (3.03%) Cacti
8 15 (3.03%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.63%) SCCM
10 12 (2.42%) HAProxy
11 11 (2.22%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.82%) logstash
12 9 (1.82%) SCOM
13 7 (1.41%) cPanel
14 6 (1.21%) collectd
14 6 (1.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 199 (40.20%) VMware
2 143 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 72 (14.55%) Cisco
4 61 (12.32%) Red Hat
5 41 (8.28%) HP
6 29 (5.86%) Oracle
7 27 (5.45%) Symantec
8 23 (4.65%) 3PAR
8 23 (4.65%) Dell
9 18 (3.64%) Splunk
10 17 (3.43%) Sophos
11 16 (3.23%) Avaya
11 16 (3.23%) EMC
11 16 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 16 (3.23%) Juniper
12 15 (3.03%) Citrix
13 13 (2.63%) NetApp
14 12 (2.42%) ServiceNow
14 12 (2.42%) Veeam
15 11 (2.22%) Rackspace
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