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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 168 199 163
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 361 299 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 1.32% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.39% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 279 237 346
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +6.94%
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
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
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 £25,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Berkshire +34 98 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Surrey +47 81 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Hampshire +22 62 £41,925 +29.00% 6
East Sussex -12 32 £39,000 +11.42%
Oxfordshire +5 27 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 20 £38,750 +33.62% 2
West Sussex 0 19 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Middlesex - 15 £37,500 -
Kent +8 10 £56,250 +52.02%
Sussex - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 430 (65.75%) Linux
2 318 (48.62%) Windows
3 258 (39.45%) VMware
4 199 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 179 (27.37%) UNIX
6 175 (26.76%) DNS
7 162 (24.77%) Active Directory
8 157 (24.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 151 (23.09%) Perl
10 141 (21.56%) Firewall
11 137 (20.95%) Red Hat
11 137 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 133 (20.34%) Python
13 130 (19.88%) MySQL
14 128 (19.57%) TCP/IP
15 124 (18.96%) Puppet
16 122 (18.65%) Cisco
17 119 (18.20%) Oracle
18 117 (17.89%) ITIL
19 115 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
20 114 (17.43%) MS Exchange
21 113 (17.28%) Bash Shell
22 111 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 106 (16.21%) SQL
24 101 (15.44%) WAN
25 98 (14.98%) SQL Server
26 97 (14.83%) LAN
27 94 (14.37%) Security Cleared
28 93 (14.22%) SAN
29 92 (14.07%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 114 (17.43%) MS Exchange
2 78 (11.93%) Tomcat
3 77 (11.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (9.94%) Apache
5 55 (8.41%) IIS
6 37 (5.66%) Lync
7 23 (3.52%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (3.06%) JBoss
10 19 (2.91%) Apache Solr
11 15 (2.29%) Moodle
11 15 (2.29%) nginx
12 12 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.22%) Confluence
14 7 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.07%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.76%) Drupal
15 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.60%) MS Office
3 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.76%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.31%) HFM
3 2 (0.31%) Agresso
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.45%) Taleo
3 13 (1.99%) SaaS
4 12 (1.83%) Responsys
5 10 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.38%) Office 365
7 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.61%) Route 53
9 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.31%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.31%) CodePlex
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (26.76%) DNS
2 141 (21.56%) Firewall
3 128 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 101 (15.44%) WAN
5 97 (14.83%) LAN
6 93 (14.22%) SAN
7 92 (14.07%) DHCP
8 55 (8.41%) Internet
9 53 (8.10%) VPN
10 44 (6.73%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (5.96%) Network Security
12 34 (5.20%) VLAN
13 31 (4.74%) iSCSI
14 29 (4.43%) SMTP
15 28 (4.28%) LDAP
16 24 (3.67%) HTTP
17 22 (3.36%) SSL
18 21 (3.21%) VoIP
19 19 (2.91%) BGP
19 19 (2.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (19.88%) MySQL
2 98 (14.98%) SQL Server
3 55 (8.41%) Relational Database
4 44 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (4.13%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.68%) DB2
11 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.92%) Big Data
13 6 (0.92%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.42%) Subversion
3 39 (5.96%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.06%) Maven
5 13 (1.99%) JIRA
6 9 (1.38%) Selenium
6 9 (1.38%) Hudson
7 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.31%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.31%) Toad
7 2 (0.31%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 48 (7.34%) Finance
2 16 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.22%) Banking
3 8 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.76%) German Language
5 5 (0.76%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.61%) Publishing
6 4 (0.61%) French Language
7 3 (0.46%) Law
7 3 (0.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.31%) Back Office
8 2 (0.31%) Billing
8 2 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.15%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.13%) Web Services
1 27 (4.13%) LAMP
2 21 (3.21%) .NET
3 15 (2.29%) OAuth
4 12 (1.83%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.22%) HTML
6 7 (1.07%) CSS
6 7 (1.07%) CGI
6 7 (1.07%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (0.92%) Memcached
8 5 (0.76%) MDX
8 5 (0.76%) Middleware
9 4 (0.61%) Sensu
10 3 (0.46%) EDI
11 2 (0.31%) JMS
11 2 (0.31%) JDBC
11 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.34%) Clustering
3 48 (7.34%) Data Centre
4 39 (5.96%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.06%) HP Storage
6 19 (2.91%) Statistics
7 18 (2.75%) Replication
7 18 (2.75%) EqualLogic
8 15 (2.29%) Derivative
8 15 (2.29%) E-Learning
8 15 (2.29%) Learning Management System
9 10 (1.53%) Handset
9 10 (1.53%) HACMP
10 9 (1.38%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.38%) AS400
10 9 (1.38%) LPAR
11 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 430 (65.75%) Linux
2 318 (48.62%) Windows
3 179 (27.37%) UNIX
4 137 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 111 (16.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 83 (12.69%) CentOS
7 83 (12.69%) Ubuntu
8 68 (10.40%) Solaris
9 53 (8.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (7.80%) Debian
11 44 (6.73%) Windows 7
12 39 (5.96%) Oracle Linux
13 20 (3.06%) AIX
14 17 (2.60%) SUSE
15 16 (2.45%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.99%) Windows XP
17 10 (1.53%) Android
18 9 (1.38%) HPUX
19 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.89%) ITIL
2 87 (13.30%) DevOps
3 45 (6.88%) Configuration Management
4 43 (6.57%) Open Source
5 39 (5.96%) Workflow
6 38 (5.81%) Migration
7 32 (4.89%) Time Management
8 29 (4.43%) Security Management
9 28 (4.28%) Network Load Balancing
10 27 (4.13%) Service Delivery
11 26 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (3.98%) Capacity Management
12 24 (3.67%) Load Balancing
13 22 (3.36%) Change Management
13 22 (3.36%) Patch Management
14 21 (3.21%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (2.91%) Server Building
16 18 (2.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 151 (23.09%) Perl
2 133 (20.34%) Python
3 113 (17.28%) Bash Shell
4 106 (16.21%) SQL
5 82 (12.54%) Ruby
6 75 (11.47%) Java
7 58 (8.87%) Shell Script
8 37 (5.66%) PHP
9 30 (4.59%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.14%) Korn
12 11 (1.68%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.53%) AWK
14 8 (1.22%) C
15 6 (0.92%) C#
16 4 (0.61%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.61%) VB
17 3 (0.46%) C-shell
18 2 (0.31%) Tcl
18 2 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 94 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 81 (12.39%) Degree
3 67 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (9.94%) SC Cleared
5 42 (6.42%) MCSE
6 41 (6.27%) DV Cleared
7 36 (5.50%) MCP
8 34 (5.20%) MCSA
9 31 (4.74%) MCITP
10 27 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (3.52%) CCNA
12 20 (3.06%) RHCE
13 18 (2.75%) RHCSA
14 9 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.92%) A+ Certification
17 5 (0.76%) ACCA
17 5 (0.76%) CIMA
17 5 (0.76%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.33%) SLA
2 16 (2.45%) QA
3 15 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 162 (24.77%) Active Directory
2 157 (24.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (12.69%) Hyper-V
4 51 (7.80%) vSphere
5 39 (5.96%) Xen
6 31 (4.74%) KVM
7 26 (3.98%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.14%) Firmware
10 12 (1.83%) XenApp
11 8 (1.22%) Varnish
12 7 (1.07%) Samba
12 7 (1.07%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.76%) NFS
14 5 (0.76%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.46%) XenServer
16 3 (0.46%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 124 (18.96%) Puppet
2 47 (7.19%) Backup Exec
3 41 (6.27%) NetBackup
4 37 (5.66%) Nagios
5 36 (5.50%) SCCM
5 36 (5.50%) SCOM
6 29 (4.43%) WSUS
7 28 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (3.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 26 (3.98%) Oracle ZFS
9 24 (3.67%) HP Data Protector
10 23 (3.52%) HP SIM
11 15 (2.29%) Graphite
12 10 (1.53%) Ansible
12 10 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (1.38%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.22%) Hyperic
15 6 (0.92%) Cacti
15 6 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 6 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 258 (39.45%) VMware
2 199 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 137 (20.95%) Red Hat
4 122 (18.65%) Cisco
5 119 (18.20%) Oracle
6 72 (11.01%) HP
7 67 (10.24%) Symantec
8 55 (8.41%) Sun
9 38 (5.81%) Citrix
10 27 (4.13%) IBM
11 24 (3.67%) Dell
12 23 (3.52%) 3PAR
13 19 (2.91%) Juniper
14 15 (2.29%) FrontRange
14 15 (2.29%) Brocade
15 13 (1.99%) EMC
16 12 (1.83%) Eloqua
17 11 (1.68%) Meraki
18 10 (1.53%) TIBCO
19 9 (1.38%) hybris
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, South East, United Kingdom
ServiceNow
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + IT training, pension & healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire, Havant, Fareham, Gosport,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-48,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 17 days ago