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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 194 192 166
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 290 323 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.41% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.49% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 241 274 331
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
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 £62,750 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +32 67 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Berkshire -15 53 £47,500 +35.71% 10
East Sussex 0 50 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Surrey +18 44 £37,500 -12.79% 10
Oxfordshire +10 29 £44,500 -19.09% 4
West Sussex +25 24 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Kent -8 5 £38,750 +15.67% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £35,000 -36.65% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 389 (68.13%) Linux
2 252 (44.13%) Windows
3 225 (39.40%) VMware
4 174 (30.47%) UNIX
5 170 (29.77%) Microsoft
6 163 (28.55%) Perl
7 154 (26.97%) Red Hat
8 136 (23.82%) Active Directory
9 134 (23.47%) Python
10 131 (22.94%) Puppet
11 126 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 126 (22.07%) DNS
12 125 (21.89%) MySQL
13 119 (20.84%) Bash Shell
14 117 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 115 (20.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 107 (18.74%) CentOS
17 97 (16.99%) Ubuntu
18 96 (16.81%) ITIL
18 96 (16.81%) Firewall
19 94 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
20 92 (16.11%) Oracle
21 91 (15.94%) DevOps
22 90 (15.76%) SQL
23 89 (15.59%) Security Cleared
24 88 (15.41%) Cisco
25 86 (15.06%) MS Exchange
26 84 (14.71%) SQL Server
27 83 (14.54%) HP
28 79 (13.84%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 68 (11.91%) Apache
3 66 (11.56%) Tomcat
4 48 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (7.18%) IIS
6 27 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.68%) SharePoint
7 21 (3.68%) Lync
8 18 (3.15%) nginx
9 17 (2.98%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.45%) Moodle
11 12 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (2.10%) JBoss
12 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.23%) Confluence
13 6 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.88%) CMS
14 5 (0.88%) Drupal
15 4 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.45%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.35%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 55 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.50%) SaaS
3 18 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.23%) PaaS
7 4 (0.70%) Office 365
7 4 (0.70%) Route 53
7 4 (0.70%) Taleo
7 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.35%) Responsys
8 2 (0.35%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.35%) CodePlex
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (22.07%) DNS
2 96 (16.81%) Firewall
3 79 (13.84%) SAN
3 79 (13.84%) TCP/IP
4 68 (11.91%) DHCP
5 42 (7.36%) WAN
6 40 (7.01%) LAN
7 38 (6.65%) Internet
8 35 (6.13%) VPN
9 32 (5.60%) SMTP
10 30 (5.25%) HTTP
10 30 (5.25%) LDAP
11 26 (4.55%) Network Security
12 24 (4.20%) VLAN
13 22 (3.85%) BGP
14 19 (3.33%) iSCSI
15 16 (2.80%) IMAP
16 13 (2.28%) NAS
17 12 (2.10%) OSPF
18 11 (1.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.89%) MySQL
2 84 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.28%) DB2
9 12 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.40%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.23%) Informix
11 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.05%) Redis
12 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.01%) Subversion
3 26 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.15%) Maven
5 7 (1.23%) JIRA
5 7 (1.23%) Hudson
6 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.05%) Selenium
6 6 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.35%) Bazaar
8 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.35%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.35%) Toad
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
General
1 36 (6.30%) Finance
2 8 (1.40%) Banking
2 8 (1.40%) French Language
2 8 (1.40%) Legal
3 7 (1.23%) Games
3 7 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.88%) Automotive
4 5 (0.88%) German Language
4 5 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 4 (0.70%) Back Office
6 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.35%) Marketing
7 2 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Publishing
8 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.90%) LAMP
2 25 (4.38%) Web Services
3 20 (3.50%) .NET
4 14 (2.45%) OAuth
5 6 (1.05%) Memcached
5 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.70%) EDI
7 3 (0.53%) Sensu
7 3 (0.53%) HTML
8 2 (0.35%) JMS
8 2 (0.35%) XML
8 2 (0.35%) JDBC
8 2 (0.35%) Middleware
9 1 (0.18%) CSS
9 1 (0.18%) MDX
9 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.73%) Clustering
4 24 (4.20%) Derivative
5 23 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.45%) EqualLogic
8 14 (2.45%) Learning Management System
8 14 (2.45%) E-Learning
9 12 (2.10%) Replication
10 11 (1.93%) iPhone
11 7 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.05%) CMDB
12 6 (1.05%) HACMP
12 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.05%) Eurex
13 5 (0.88%) Statistics
14 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (0.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 389 (68.13%) Linux
2 252 (44.13%) Windows
3 174 (30.47%) UNIX
4 117 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (20.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 107 (18.74%) CentOS
7 97 (16.99%) Ubuntu
8 94 (16.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (11.21%) Debian
10 57 (9.98%) Solaris
11 46 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (5.43%) Windows 7
13 26 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
14 25 (4.38%) AIX
15 21 (3.68%) SUSE
16 16 (2.80%) Android
17 15 (2.63%) HPUX
18 11 (1.93%) Windows Phone
19 8 (1.40%) Fedora
20 7 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (16.81%) ITIL
2 91 (15.94%) DevOps
3 59 (10.33%) Open Source
4 35 (6.13%) Configuration Management
5 34 (5.95%) Time Management
6 31 (5.43%) Workflow
7 28 (4.90%) Server Building
8 27 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 24 (4.20%) Load Balancing
10 24 (4.20%) Security Management
11 23 (4.03%) Migration
11 23 (4.03%) Capacity Management
11 23 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (3.50%) Software Testing
13 15 (2.63%) E-Commerce
14 14 (2.45%) Service Management
15 12 (2.10%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (2.10%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (1.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (28.55%) Perl
2 134 (23.47%) Python
3 119 (20.84%) Bash Shell
4 90 (15.76%) SQL
5 71 (12.43%) Ruby
6 62 (10.86%) Shell Script
7 61 (10.68%) Java
8 48 (8.41%) PHP
9 30 (5.25%) PowerShell
10 26 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.75%) C#
12 7 (1.23%) Korn
13 6 (1.05%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.05%) VBScript
14 5 (0.88%) AWK
14 5 (0.88%) VB
15 3 (0.53%) Tcl
15 3 (0.53%) C++
15 3 (0.53%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (15.59%) Security Cleared
2 69 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 47 (8.23%) DV Cleared
4 42 (7.36%) Degree
5 39 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (4.55%) RHCE
6 26 (4.55%) RHCSA
7 21 (3.68%) MCSE
8 20 (3.50%) MCITP
9 15 (2.63%) MCP
10 14 (2.45%) MCSA
11 13 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.23%) CCNA
13 6 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.53%) MCTS
16 2 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
16 2 (0.35%) IC3 Certification
16 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.48%) SLA
2 11 (1.93%) QA
2 11 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 136 (23.82%) Active Directory
2 126 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (9.11%) vSphere
4 33 (5.78%) Hyper-V
5 30 (5.25%) KVM
6 25 (4.38%) Xen
7 18 (3.15%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.45%) XenApp
9 12 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.75%) NFS
11 8 (1.40%) Varnish
11 8 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.23%) Samba
13 3 (0.53%) Ceph
13 3 (0.53%) Firmware
13 3 (0.53%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.35%) vCloud
14 2 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 131 (22.94%) Puppet
2 44 (7.71%) NetBackup
3 42 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.43%) SCCM
5 29 (5.08%) Nagios
6 27 (4.73%) HP Data Protector
7 25 (4.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 24 (4.20%) HP SIM
9 23 (4.03%) SCOM
10 20 (3.50%) Backup Exec
11 12 (2.10%) WSUS
12 10 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (1.23%) Hyperic
13 7 (1.23%) Ansible
14 6 (1.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 5 (0.88%) Salt
15 5 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 4 (0.70%) Capistrano
16 4 (0.70%) Cacti
16 4 (0.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 225 (39.40%) VMware
2 170 (29.77%) Microsoft
3 154 (26.97%) Red Hat
4 92 (16.11%) Oracle
5 88 (15.41%) Cisco
6 83 (14.54%) HP
7 49 (8.58%) Symantec
8 39 (6.83%) IBM
9 32 (5.60%) Citrix
10 26 (4.55%) Dell
11 25 (4.38%) Juniper
12 21 (3.68%) Sun
13 20 (3.50%) EMC
14 15 (2.63%) 3PAR
15 12 (2.10%) Veritas
16 11 (1.93%) Sybase
16 11 (1.93%) NetApp
16 11 (1.93%) FrontRange
17 9 (1.58%) TIBCO
17 9 (1.58%) hybris
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £29500.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
University of Surrey
Salary: £25,513 - 29,552 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-40k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £34-36k+
Posted: 2 days ago