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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 190 159 163
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 319 350 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.67% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.75% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 264 314 345
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +12.14%
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
20786 19977 21785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 95.07% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16278 16494 18666
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -18 76 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hampshire -24 62 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Surrey +8 61 £47,250 +18.12% 3
East Sussex +6 57 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Oxfordshire -18 30 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Kent +3 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2
West Sussex -11 5 £34,250 -29.38% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 £68,750 -
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 462 (70.43%) Linux
2 305 (46.49%) Windows
3 235 (35.82%) VMware
4 200 (30.49%) Red Hat
5 188 (28.66%) Microsoft
6 170 (25.91%) Bash Shell
7 160 (24.39%) Perl
8 147 (22.41%) Active Directory
9 145 (22.10%) DNS
9 145 (22.10%) MySQL
10 144 (21.95%) Puppet
11 143 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 142 (21.65%) UNIX
13 131 (19.97%) Python
14 129 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 122 (18.60%) Apache
16 118 (17.99%) Debian
17 111 (16.92%) TCP/IP
18 106 (16.16%) Ruby
18 106 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 106 (16.16%) Open Source
19 105 (16.01%) Cisco
20 104 (15.85%) SQL Server
21 101 (15.40%) Degree
22 98 (14.94%) Configuration Management
23 87 (13.26%) ITIL
24 85 (12.96%) Java
25 84 (12.80%) DHCP
26 81 (12.35%) MS Excel
27 80 (12.20%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 122 (18.60%) Apache
2 79 (12.04%) MS Exchange
3 68 (10.37%) Tomcat
4 48 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (6.40%) nginx
6 39 (5.95%) Node.js
7 33 (5.03%) SharePoint
8 32 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (3.20%) IIS
11 17 (2.59%) OpenStack
12 16 (2.44%) CMS
12 16 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (2.13%) Lync
14 10 (1.52%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.52%) Confluence
15 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.91%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 81 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.90%) MS Office
3 4 (0.61%) FastStats
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.46%) Agresso
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.88%) SaaS
3 20 (3.05%) Basecamp
4 14 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.98%) Office 365
6 11 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (1.52%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.76%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (0.76%) IaaS
9 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.30%) Route 53
11 2 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 145 (22.10%) DNS
2 111 (16.92%) TCP/IP
3 84 (12.80%) DHCP
4 79 (12.04%) SAN
5 77 (11.74%) Firewall
5 77 (11.74%) HTTP
6 49 (7.47%) FTP
7 47 (7.16%) VoIP
8 43 (6.55%) LDAP
9 38 (5.79%) SMTP
10 37 (5.64%) Internet
11 30 (4.57%) iSCSI
12 23 (3.51%) NAS
13 21 (3.20%) WAN
13 21 (3.20%) LAN
14 20 (3.05%) VPN
15 17 (2.59%) Ethernet
16 16 (2.44%) VLAN
17 15 (2.29%) InfiniBand
18 14 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (22.10%) MySQL
2 104 (15.85%) SQL Server
3 78 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 41 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 31 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (3.35%) HBase
9 15 (2.29%) MS Access
10 11 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.61%) DTS
13 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.46%) Redis
14 3 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.88%) JIRA
4 19 (2.90%) Subversion
5 7 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.76%) Gradle
6 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.76%) Ant
7 2 (0.30%) Hudson
7 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.15%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 28 (4.27%) Telecoms
2 26 (3.96%) Finance
3 23 (3.51%) Legal
4 15 (2.29%) Back Office
5 10 (1.52%) Banking
6 9 (1.37%) Marketing
7 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.91%) Electronics
8 6 (0.91%) German Language
9 3 (0.46%) Front Office
9 3 (0.46%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Retail
10 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.40%) Web Services
2 36 (5.49%) LAMP
3 28 (4.27%) HTML
4 12 (1.83%) XML
5 11 (1.68%) .NET
6 8 (1.22%) J2EE
6 8 (1.22%) COM
6 8 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (1.22%) ZeroMQ
7 7 (1.07%) CSS
8 6 (0.91%) Middleware
9 5 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.61%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.61%) Memcached
10 4 (0.61%) Spring
10 4 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 4 (0.61%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.61%) MCollective
11 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 106 (16.16%) Open Source
2 49 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.49%) Social Media
5 33 (5.03%) Replication
6 23 (3.51%) Clustering
7 21 (3.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 19 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.68%) LPAR
10 8 (1.22%) EqualLogic
11 7 (1.07%) Derivative
12 5 (0.76%) Wiki
12 5 (0.76%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.76%) Firmware
13 4 (0.61%) Statistics
14 3 (0.46%) DTV
15 2 (0.30%) HACMP
15 2 (0.30%) Data Conversion
16 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
16 1 (0.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 462 (70.43%) Linux
2 305 (46.49%) Windows
3 143 (21.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 142 (21.65%) UNIX
5 118 (17.99%) Debian
6 106 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (11.43%) Ubuntu
8 53 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (7.47%) Solaris
10 48 (7.32%) CentOS
11 38 (5.79%) Windows 7
11 38 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (4.57%) AIX
13 26 (3.96%) HPUX
13 26 (3.96%) Mac OS X
14 22 (3.35%) Windows XP
15 21 (3.20%) Windows 8
16 18 (2.74%) OpenBSD
17 14 (2.13%) SUSE
18 10 (1.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.94%) Configuration Management
2 87 (13.26%) ITIL
3 71 (10.82%) DevOps
4 67 (10.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (6.10%) Analytics
6 37 (5.64%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (5.18%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 30 (4.57%) Service Delivery
10 28 (4.27%) E-Commerce
11 26 (3.96%) Workflow
12 24 (3.66%) Time Management
13 21 (3.20%) Mentoring
14 18 (2.74%) Service Management
14 18 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (2.74%) Social Media Monitoring
15 17 (2.59%) Load Testing
15 17 (2.59%) Change Management
15 17 (2.59%) Project Management
16 16 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (25.91%) Bash Shell
2 160 (24.39%) Perl
3 131 (19.97%) Python
4 106 (16.16%) Ruby
5 85 (12.96%) Java
6 80 (12.20%) SQL
7 53 (8.08%) PHP
8 44 (6.71%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 25 (3.81%) C
10 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.76%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.46%) Korn
13 3 (0.46%) AWK
14 2 (0.30%) VBScript
14 2 (0.30%) ABAP
14 2 (0.30%) tcsh
15 1 (0.15%) Lua
15 1 (0.15%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 101 (15.40%) Degree
2 43 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.90%) MCSE
6 18 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.59%) CCNA
7 17 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.22%) MCITP
10 5 (0.76%) VCP5
10 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.61%) RHCE
11 4 (0.61%) CCNP
12 2 (0.30%) MCP
12 2 (0.30%) OCA
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.15%) IBM AIX Certification
13 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.77%) SLA
2 27 (4.12%) QA
3 8 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 147 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 129 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (8.38%) NFS
4 43 (6.55%) Hyper-V
5 37 (5.64%) Postfix
6 35 (5.34%) KVM
7 33 (5.03%) vSphere
7 33 (5.03%) Samba
8 28 (4.27%) XenApp
9 24 (3.66%) VMware ESX
10 23 (3.51%) XenServer
11 18 (2.74%) Xen
12 13 (1.98%) Sendmail
13 11 (1.68%) vCloud
14 9 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 9 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (1.22%) Veritas File System
16 7 (1.07%) Squid
17 6 (0.91%) Varnish
18 5 (0.76%) qmail
Systems Management
1 144 (21.95%) Puppet
2 59 (8.99%) Nagios
3 41 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 35 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.44%) SCCM
6 14 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 14 (2.13%) HP SIM
7 12 (1.83%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.83%) Cacti
8 9 (1.37%) SCOM
9 8 (1.22%) EMC Navisphere
9 8 (1.22%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (1.07%) Graylog2
10 7 (1.07%) Ansible
11 6 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.91%) Salt
12 5 (0.76%) collectd
12 5 (0.76%) StatsD
Vendors
1 235 (35.82%) VMware
2 200 (30.49%) Red Hat
3 188 (28.66%) Microsoft
4 105 (16.01%) Cisco
5 80 (12.20%) HP
6 71 (10.82%) Citrix
7 57 (8.69%) Oracle
8 31 (4.73%) Symantec
9 25 (3.81%) EMC
10 24 (3.66%) Google
11 23 (3.51%) Veritas
12 20 (3.05%) Sun
13 19 (2.90%) 3PAR
14 18 (2.74%) Dell
15 15 (2.29%) Remedy
15 15 (2.29%) JBoss
16 14 (2.13%) SAP
17 13 (1.98%) IBM
18 12 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
18 12 (1.83%) Brocade
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: £25,000 per annum + £1,000 Location Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago