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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 163 189 162
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 364 320 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 1.44% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.51% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 283 253 325
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £28,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +50 124 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Surrey +26 78 £40,000 -15.34% 5
Hampshire +3 59 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Oxfordshire +2 25 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 19 £34,500 +6.15%
East Sussex -23 19 £40,000 +2.56%
West Sussex -1 16 £40,000 -5.88%
Middlesex - 13 £37,500 -
Kent +7 11 £35,000 -6.04% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 426 (64.84%) Linux
2 330 (50.23%) Windows
3 247 (37.60%) VMware
4 205 (31.20%) Microsoft
5 188 (28.61%) DNS
6 162 (24.66%) Active Directory
6 162 (24.66%) UNIX
7 153 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 152 (23.14%) Firewall
9 145 (22.07%) Perl
10 142 (21.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 140 (21.31%) Cisco
12 138 (21.00%) TCP/IP
13 133 (20.24%) MySQL
14 127 (19.33%) Python
15 123 (18.72%) Red Hat
16 122 (18.57%) WAN
17 119 (18.11%) LAN
17 119 (18.11%) MS Exchange
17 119 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 116 (17.66%) Oracle
19 115 (17.50%) Puppet
20 114 (17.35%) ITIL
21 110 (16.74%) Bash Shell
22 107 (16.29%) SQL Server
23 105 (15.98%) SQL
24 104 (15.83%) DHCP
25 97 (14.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 95 (14.46%) Hyper-V
27 89 (13.55%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 119 (18.11%) MS Exchange
2 87 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (11.42%) Tomcat
4 72 (10.96%) IIS
5 67 (10.20%) Apache
6 48 (7.31%) Lync
7 25 (3.81%) SharePoint
8 22 (3.35%) JBoss
9 16 (2.44%) Apache Solr
9 16 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (2.28%) nginx
11 14 (2.13%) Moodle
12 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (1.83%) WebLogic
14 7 (1.07%) Drupal
14 7 (1.07%) Confluence
14 7 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.35%) MS Office
3 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.76%) Cognos Controller
1 5 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.30%) HFM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.89%) Taleo
3 17 (2.59%) SaaS
4 13 (1.98%) Responsys
5 10 (1.52%) Office 365
5 10 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.30%) CodePlex
7 2 (0.30%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (28.61%) DNS
2 152 (23.14%) Firewall
3 138 (21.00%) TCP/IP
4 122 (18.57%) WAN
5 119 (18.11%) LAN
6 104 (15.83%) DHCP
7 89 (13.55%) SAN
8 67 (10.20%) Internet
9 66 (10.05%) VPN
10 60 (9.13%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (5.94%) Network Security
12 36 (5.48%) iSCSI
13 35 (5.33%) VoIP
14 33 (5.02%) VLAN
15 31 (4.72%) LDAP
16 30 (4.57%) SSL
17 28 (4.26%) Skype
18 25 (3.81%) SMTP
19 23 (3.50%) Wireless
20 21 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (20.24%) MySQL
2 107 (16.29%) SQL Server
3 50 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 47 (7.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (4.87%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.67%) Big Data
11 11 (1.67%) DB2
12 10 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.22%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.91%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.76%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.24%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.63%) Subversion
4 18 (2.74%) Maven
5 14 (2.13%) JIRA
6 9 (1.37%) Selenium
6 9 (1.37%) Hudson
7 3 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.46%) ERwin
8 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.30%) Toad
8 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.30%) Bazaar
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (6.54%) Finance
2 18 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.22%) Financial Institution
3 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 6 (0.91%) Banking
5 4 (0.61%) Publishing
6 3 (0.46%) Billing
6 3 (0.46%) Law
7 2 (0.30%) Legal
7 2 (0.30%) Back Office
7 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.15%) Advertising
8 1 (0.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.15%) French Language
8 1 (0.15%) German Language
8 1 (0.15%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.26%) LAMP
2 26 (3.96%) Web Services
3 21 (3.20%) .NET
4 19 (2.89%) 802.1X
5 14 (2.13%) OAuth
6 12 (1.83%) HTML
7 11 (1.67%) CSS
7 11 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (1.37%) Middleware
9 8 (1.22%) CGI
10 6 (0.91%) Memcached
11 5 (0.76%) MDX
12 4 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.61%) Sensu
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.46%) XML
14 2 (0.30%) JMS
14 2 (0.30%) JDBC
14 2 (0.30%) Lucene
14 2 (0.30%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.91%) Clustering
3 50 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.70%) Data Centre
5 33 (5.02%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.35%) EqualLogic
7 20 (3.04%) HP Storage
7 20 (3.04%) Statistics
7 20 (3.04%) Replication
8 14 (2.13%) E-Learning
8 14 (2.13%) Learning Management System
9 11 (1.67%) Handset
9 11 (1.67%) Derivative
10 10 (1.52%) HACMP
10 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.37%) LPAR
11 9 (1.37%) AS400
12 6 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 426 (64.84%) Linux
2 330 (50.23%) Windows
3 162 (24.66%) UNIX
4 142 (21.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (14.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 84 (12.79%) Ubuntu
8 80 (12.18%) CentOS
9 62 (9.44%) Solaris
10 53 (8.07%) Windows 7
11 51 (7.76%) Debian
12 50 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
14 16 (2.44%) Mac OS X
15 15 (2.28%) AIX
16 14 (2.13%) Windows XP
16 14 (2.13%) SUSE
17 8 (1.22%) Windows 8
18 7 (1.07%) Android
19 5 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (17.35%) ITIL
2 86 (13.09%) DevOps
3 50 (7.61%) Configuration Management
4 43 (6.54%) Migration
5 38 (5.78%) Open Source
6 37 (5.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 32 (4.87%) Workflow
8 30 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (4.57%) Time Management
9 29 (4.41%) Project Management
10 27 (4.11%) Capacity Management
11 26 (3.96%) Security Management
12 25 (3.81%) Service Delivery
13 24 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (3.50%) Patch Management
15 22 (3.35%) Load Balancing
15 22 (3.35%) Change Management
15 22 (3.35%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (2.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (22.07%) Perl
2 127 (19.33%) Python
3 110 (16.74%) Bash Shell
4 105 (15.98%) SQL
5 78 (11.87%) Java
6 77 (11.72%) Ruby
7 52 (7.91%) Shell Script
8 43 (6.54%) PHP
9 35 (5.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.28%) Korn
11 13 (1.98%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.37%) AWK
14 8 (1.22%) C
15 5 (0.76%) C#
15 5 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.46%) COBOL
16 3 (0.46%) VB
16 3 (0.46%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.46%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 84 (12.79%) Degree
2 83 (12.63%) Security Cleared
3 78 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (7.91%) MCSE
5 50 (7.61%) SC Cleared
6 43 (6.54%) MCP
7 40 (6.09%) MCSA
7 40 (6.09%) MCITP
8 34 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (4.72%) CCNA
9 31 (4.72%) DV Cleared
10 18 (2.74%) RHCE
11 14 (2.13%) RHCSA
12 9 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.22%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.91%) Security+ Certification
15 6 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (0.76%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.83%) SLA
2 16 (2.44%) QA
3 11 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 162 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 153 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 46 (7.00%) vSphere
5 33 (5.02%) Xen
6 28 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 23 (3.50%) KVM
8 21 (3.20%) Firmware
9 13 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.37%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.22%) Varnish
12 7 (1.07%) Samba
12 7 (1.07%) XenApp
13 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.76%) XenServer
14 5 (0.76%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.76%) NFS
14 5 (0.76%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.61%) vCloud
16 3 (0.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 115 (17.50%) Puppet
2 60 (9.13%) Backup Exec
3 42 (6.39%) SCOM
4 41 (6.24%) SCCM
5 37 (5.63%) NetBackup
5 37 (5.63%) Nagios
6 36 (5.48%) WSUS
7 27 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (3.65%) Oracle ZFS
9 23 (3.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 21 (3.20%) HP Data Protector
11 20 (3.04%) HP SIM
12 17 (2.59%) Graphite
13 11 (1.67%) Ansible
14 10 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
15 9 (1.37%) Cacti
15 9 (1.37%) Vagrant
16 8 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 7 (1.07%) Hyperic
18 6 (0.91%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 247 (37.60%) VMware
2 205 (31.20%) Microsoft
3 140 (21.31%) Cisco
4 123 (18.72%) Red Hat
5 116 (17.66%) Oracle
6 72 (10.96%) Symantec
7 62 (9.44%) HP
8 57 (8.68%) Sun
9 35 (5.33%) Citrix
10 30 (4.57%) Dell
11 25 (3.81%) 3PAR
12 21 (3.20%) IBM
13 18 (2.74%) Juniper
13 18 (2.74%) Meraki
14 15 (2.28%) Brocade
15 13 (1.98%) FrontRange
15 13 (1.98%) Eloqua
15 13 (1.98%) EMC
16 9 (1.37%) TIBCO
17 8 (1.22%) Cognos
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified £DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £430000 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
IC Resources
Posted: 18 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago