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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 199 204 160
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 287 277 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.25% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.31% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 245 228 329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +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
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
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 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 65 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Berkshire -13 57 £46,750 +10.00% 7
Surrey -4 45 £42,500 -1.16% 7
East Sussex +2 36 £40,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +14 28 £42,000 -20.00% 7
West Sussex +28 27 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent +13 8 £37,500 +11.94%
Middlesex +4 5 £51,500 +37.33%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 376 (64.60%) Linux
2 261 (44.85%) Windows
3 232 (39.86%) VMware
4 170 (29.21%) Perl
5 169 (29.04%) Red Hat
6 162 (27.84%) Microsoft
7 146 (25.09%) UNIX
8 140 (24.05%) Active Directory
9 137 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 128 (21.99%) Puppet
11 126 (21.65%) Python
12 125 (21.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 121 (20.79%) CentOS
14 118 (20.27%) Bash Shell
15 115 (19.76%) MySQL
16 113 (19.42%) DNS
17 112 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 100 (17.18%) Cisco
19 88 (15.12%) Ubuntu
20 87 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
21 86 (14.78%) Firewall
22 83 (14.26%) DevOps
23 82 (14.09%) Oracle
24 81 (13.92%) Shell Script
25 80 (13.75%) MS Exchange
26 78 (13.40%) ITIL
26 78 (13.40%) HP
26 78 (13.40%) SAN
27 76 (13.06%) SQL Server
28 75 (12.89%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 80 (13.75%) MS Exchange
2 66 (11.34%) Apache
3 44 (7.56%) IIS
4 36 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (4.64%) SharePoint
7 25 (4.30%) Tomcat
8 19 (3.26%) nginx
9 15 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.89%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.72%) Lync
12 9 (1.55%) Confluence
13 8 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 6 (1.03%) Moodle
16 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
17 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.69%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.34%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (4.64%) SaaS
4 16 (2.75%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.20%) PaaS
7 5 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.69%) Route 53
9 3 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.34%) Office 365
10 2 (0.34%) Taleo
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (19.42%) DNS
2 86 (14.78%) Firewall
3 78 (13.40%) SAN
4 73 (12.54%) TCP/IP
5 57 (9.79%) DHCP
6 41 (7.04%) Internet
7 31 (5.33%) HTTP
8 28 (4.81%) SMTP
8 28 (4.81%) VPN
9 27 (4.64%) WAN
10 21 (3.61%) LAN
10 21 (3.61%) Network Security
11 20 (3.44%) VLAN
11 20 (3.44%) BGP
12 19 (3.26%) LDAP
13 17 (2.92%) NAS
14 16 (2.75%) IMAP
14 16 (2.75%) FTP
14 16 (2.75%) IP Telephony
15 13 (2.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (19.76%) MySQL
2 76 (13.06%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (3.44%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.58%) Redis
6 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.55%) DB2
9 7 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.86%) Informix
10 5 (0.86%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.69%) Riak
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (4.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (4.64%) Subversion
3 15 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.55%) JIRA
6 6 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.03%) Maven
7 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.34%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.34%) Bazaar
9 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.17%) Hudson
10 1 (0.17%) Gerrit
General
1 33 (5.67%) Finance
2 20 (3.44%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.06%) Legal
4 11 (1.89%) Games
4 11 (1.89%) Automotive
4 11 (1.89%) French Language
5 10 (1.72%) Banking
6 6 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.03%) Marketing
7 4 (0.69%) German Language
7 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.69%) Back Office
8 3 (0.52%) Retail
8 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.70%) LAMP
2 29 (4.98%) Web Services
3 15 (2.58%) .NET
4 8 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (1.20%) Memcached
6 6 (1.03%) OAuth
6 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.86%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (0.69%) EDI
8 4 (0.69%) Middleware
9 3 (0.52%) XML
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.34%) HTML
10 2 (0.34%) Sensu
11 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.37%) Open Source
2 28 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 22 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.26%) Derivative
6 17 (2.92%) Clustering
7 15 (2.58%) iPhone
8 9 (1.55%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.03%) Learning Management System
10 6 (1.03%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.86%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.86%) CMDB
11 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.69%) Wiki
12 4 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.69%) Replication
12 4 (0.69%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 376 (64.60%) Linux
2 261 (44.85%) Windows
3 146 (25.09%) UNIX
4 125 (21.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (20.79%) CentOS
6 112 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (15.12%) Ubuntu
8 87 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (9.97%) Solaris
10 53 (9.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (8.93%) Debian
12 32 (5.50%) Windows 7
13 26 (4.47%) AIX
14 22 (3.78%) Android
15 20 (3.44%) SUSE
16 18 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
17 15 (2.58%) Windows Phone
18 12 (2.06%) Fedora
19 11 (1.89%) HPUX
20 9 (1.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.26%) DevOps
2 78 (13.40%) ITIL
3 36 (6.19%) Time Management
4 33 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (5.33%) Configuration Management
5 31 (5.33%) Workflow
6 30 (5.15%) Service Delivery
7 24 (4.12%) Software Testing
8 20 (3.44%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (3.26%) Load Balancing
10 18 (3.09%) Security Management
10 18 (3.09%) Mentoring
11 17 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (2.75%) Service Management
13 14 (2.41%) Migration
14 13 (2.23%) E-Commerce
14 13 (2.23%) Capacity Management
15 11 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (1.89%) Line Management
15 11 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (29.21%) Perl
2 126 (21.65%) Python
3 118 (20.27%) Bash Shell
4 81 (13.92%) Shell Script
5 75 (12.89%) SQL
6 61 (10.48%) PHP
7 51 (8.76%) Ruby
8 40 (6.87%) Java
9 33 (5.67%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.78%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.06%) VBScript
12 8 (1.37%) C#
13 6 (1.03%) Korn
13 6 (1.03%) AWK
14 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.52%) C++
15 3 (0.52%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.52%) C
16 2 (0.34%) Tcl
16 2 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 51 (8.76%) Degree
4 43 (7.39%) DV Cleared
5 36 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (4.64%) RHCE
7 23 (3.95%) RHCSA
8 16 (2.75%) MCITP
8 16 (2.75%) MCSE
9 15 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.72%) CCNA
11 9 (1.55%) MCP
12 7 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.86%) MCSA
14 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.52%) CCA
15 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.34%) CCNP
16 2 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.81%) SLA
2 14 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.69%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 140 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 137 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.90%) vSphere
4 39 (6.70%) Hyper-V
5 36 (6.19%) KVM
6 31 (5.33%) VMware ESX
7 26 (4.47%) Xen
8 23 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (3.44%) XenApp
10 18 (3.09%) NFS
11 11 (1.89%) Samba
12 8 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.20%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.86%) Firmware
14 5 (0.86%) Varnish
14 5 (0.86%) vCloud
14 5 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 128 (21.99%) Puppet
2 44 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (7.04%) NetBackup
3 41 (7.04%) Nagios
4 39 (6.70%) SCCM
5 24 (4.12%) HP Data Protector
6 22 (3.78%) SCOM
7 21 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 18 (3.09%) HP SIM
9 13 (2.23%) WSUS
10 12 (2.06%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (1.55%) nmon
11 9 (1.55%) Opsview
11 9 (1.55%) Ansible
12 8 (1.37%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.20%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (1.03%) SCDPM
15 5 (0.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 232 (39.86%) VMware
2 169 (29.04%) Red Hat
3 162 (27.84%) Microsoft
4 100 (17.18%) Cisco
5 82 (14.09%) Oracle
6 78 (13.40%) HP
7 47 (8.08%) Citrix
8 41 (7.04%) IBM
9 35 (6.01%) Symantec
10 30 (5.15%) Dell
11 27 (4.64%) Juniper
12 25 (4.30%) Sun
13 24 (4.12%) EMC
14 17 (2.92%) Veeam
15 16 (2.75%) NetApp
16 15 (2.58%) Intel
17 13 (2.23%) Veritas
18 11 (1.89%) Atlassian
18 11 (1.89%) 3PAR
19 10 (1.72%) Avaya
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + share options + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 6 days ago