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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 180 248 205
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 240 225 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.16% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.19% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 204 215 242
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
14226 18845 20028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.76% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11795 16024 16234
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +48 62 £40,000 -15.78% 9
Hampshire +15 47 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Berkshire +75 42 £46,250 +8.82% 5
East Sussex +38 40 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Oxfordshire -2 23 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +30 14 £42,500 +19.71% 1
West Sussex +7 7 £37,500 -12.79% 1
Kent +5 5 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Middlesex -3 2 £53,750 -2.27%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 347 (68.71%) Linux
2 230 (45.54%) Windows
3 169 (33.47%) VMware
4 132 (26.14%) Microsoft
5 131 (25.94%) Active Directory
6 123 (24.36%) Windows Server
7 108 (21.39%) Puppet
8 107 (21.19%) Python
9 102 (20.20%) DevOps
10 94 (18.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 92 (18.22%) Red Hat
12 91 (18.02%) MySQL
13 89 (17.62%) Bash Shell
14 84 (16.63%) Firewall
15 80 (15.84%) DNS
16 77 (15.25%) Unix
16 77 (15.25%) ITIL
17 75 (14.85%) SQL Server
18 74 (14.65%) Perl
19 73 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 70 (13.86%) Data Centre
21 68 (13.47%) Opscode Chef
22 63 (12.48%) Ubuntu
22 63 (12.48%) Apache
22 63 (12.48%) TCP/IP
23 62 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
24 58 (11.49%) MS Exchange
25 54 (10.69%) Office 365
26 52 (10.30%) PHP
27 50 (9.90%) Amazon AWS

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 (12.48%) Apache
2 58 (11.49%) MS Exchange
3 34 (6.73%) IIS
3 34 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 29 (5.74%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.55%) nginx
6 21 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.38%) OpenStack
8 11 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.98%) Drupal
10 6 (1.19%) CMS
11 5 (0.99%) Eucalyptus
12 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.59%) DNN
13 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.59%) WordPress
14 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.52%) MS Office
3 8 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.79%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.79%) Movex
3 2 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.69%) Office 365
2 50 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.78%) SaaS
6 7 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.40%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.40%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.20%) Datadog
11 1 (0.20%) GitHub
11 1 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) IaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (16.63%) Firewall
2 80 (15.84%) DNS
3 63 (12.48%) TCP/IP
4 43 (8.51%) DHCP
5 40 (7.92%) SAN
6 35 (6.93%) VPN
7 33 (6.53%) Internet
8 24 (4.75%) LAN
8 24 (4.75%) LDAP
9 22 (4.36%) WAN
10 18 (3.56%) HTTP
11 11 (2.18%) FTP
11 11 (2.18%) VoIP
11 11 (2.18%) X.25
12 9 (1.78%) SSL
13 7 (1.39%) HTTPS
13 7 (1.39%) Network Security
13 7 (1.39%) VLAN
14 6 (1.19%) InfiniBand
14 6 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.02%) MySQL
2 75 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.98%) Redis
4 9 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.19%) Big Data
7 6 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.99%) OLTP
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.99%) VLDB
9 4 (0.79%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.59%) MS Access
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.15%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.76%) Subversion
4 8 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.58%) JIRA
5 7 (1.39%) Maven
5 7 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.59%) Selenium
7 3 (0.59%) Trac
7 3 (0.59%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.40%) Redmine
9 1 (0.20%) Ant
9 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.20%) Bundler
9 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (4.75%) Finance
2 23 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.57%) Marketing
4 6 (1.19%) Legal
5 4 (0.79%) Banking
5 4 (0.79%) Electronics
5 4 (0.79%) Games
5 4 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.40%) Advertising
6 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.31%) LAMP
2 22 (4.36%) Web Services
3 16 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
4 11 (2.18%) .NET
5 7 (1.39%) Node.js
6 5 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.99%) Sensu
7 3 (0.59%) XML
8 2 (0.40%) CSS
8 2 (0.40%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.40%) HTML
8 2 (0.40%) HTML5
8 2 (0.40%) Memcached
8 2 (0.40%) Middleware
8 2 (0.40%) XSLT
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.20%) CSS3
9 1 (0.20%) jQuery
9 1 (0.20%) Kafka
9 1 (0.20%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.86%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.36%) Clustering
5 11 (2.18%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.19%) AS400
7 6 (1.19%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.99%) EFT
8 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.79%) Online Games
9 4 (0.79%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.59%) HACMP
10 3 (0.59%) Physics
10 3 (0.59%) Replication
11 2 (0.40%) iPad
11 2 (0.40%) IPTV
11 2 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 347 (68.71%) Linux
2 230 (45.54%) Windows
3 123 (24.36%) Windows Server
4 77 (15.25%) Unix
5 73 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (12.48%) Ubuntu
7 62 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (9.70%) CentOS
9 44 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (5.74%) Debian
11 17 (3.37%) Solaris
11 17 (3.37%) Windows 7
12 14 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.78%) AIX
13 9 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.58%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.39%) SUSE
16 6 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.20%) DevOps
2 77 (15.25%) ITIL
3 38 (7.52%) Configuration Management
4 27 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (5.35%) High Availability
4 27 (5.35%) Security Patching
5 25 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (4.75%) Service Delivery
7 21 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (4.16%) Open Source
7 21 (4.16%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (3.76%) Project Management
9 16 (3.17%) CRM
10 15 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (2.77%) Web Development
12 13 (2.57%) Information Security
12 13 (2.57%) Load Balancing
12 13 (2.57%) Mentoring
13 12 (2.38%) Capacity Management
14 11 (2.18%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.19%) Python
2 89 (17.62%) Bash Shell
3 74 (14.65%) Perl
4 52 (10.30%) PHP
5 49 (9.70%) Ruby
6 41 (8.12%) SQL
7 35 (6.93%) PowerShell
8 29 (5.74%) Shell Script
9 25 (4.95%) Java
10 6 (1.19%) C#
10 6 (1.19%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.19%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.79%) C
11 4 (0.79%) C++
11 4 (0.79%) Korn
12 2 (0.40%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 47 (9.31%) Degree
2 34 (6.73%) CCNA
2 34 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (4.75%) MCSA
4 24 (4.75%) MCSE
5 12 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.58%) MCITP
7 8 (1.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.19%) RHCE
9 5 (0.99%) MCP
9 5 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.59%) CCNP
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.40%) PhD
12 1 (0.20%) NCDA
12 1 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.37%) SLA
2 13 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.58%) QA
5 5 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) GPG13
6 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 131 (25.94%) Active Directory
2 94 (18.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.33%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.34%) vSphere
5 17 (3.37%) Docker
6 15 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.77%) KVM
8 10 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.58%) LXC
10 7 (1.39%) Firmware
10 7 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.39%) XenServer
11 6 (1.19%) Varnish
11 6 (1.19%) Xen
12 5 (0.99%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.99%) Postfix
13 3 (0.59%) Squid
14 2 (0.40%) vCloud
14 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 108 (21.39%) Puppet
2 68 (13.47%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (8.91%) Nagios
4 32 (6.34%) Ansible
5 18 (3.56%) SCCM
6 12 (2.38%) Cacti
7 10 (1.98%) cPanel
8 8 (1.58%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.58%) Opsview
9 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (1.19%) Graphite
11 5 (0.99%) Ganglia
11 5 (0.99%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.99%) OpenView
11 5 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (0.99%) Salt
12 4 (0.79%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.79%) Munin
12 4 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 169 (33.47%) VMware
2 132 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 92 (18.22%) Red Hat
4 42 (8.32%) Cisco
5 26 (5.15%) Oracle
6 20 (3.96%) Veritas
7 15 (2.97%) Dell
8 13 (2.57%) HP
9 12 (2.38%) Google
10 10 (1.98%) Citrix
10 10 (1.98%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.98%) Sun
11 8 (1.58%) arcserve
11 8 (1.58%) Juniper
12 7 (1.39%) NetApp
12 7 (1.39%) Splunk
13 6 (1.19%) ANSYS
13 6 (1.19%) BMC
13 6 (1.19%) EMC
13 6 (1.19%) Symantec
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ballard Chalmers
Posted: Yesterday
Gillingham, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Henley-on-Thames
Onelan Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 per year DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £60 per annum, Benefits: BONUS
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago