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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 186 153 173
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 323 356 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.68% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.76% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 257 325 331
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 -20 78 £38,750 +10.71% 9
Hampshire -33 63 £32,500 -13.33% 4
East Sussex -4 60 £39,000 +14.70% 3
Surrey +4 56 £47,250 +18.12% 5
Oxfordshire -27 28 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 18 £32,500 -16.66% 6
West Sussex +1 13 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Kent -9 6 £37,250 -25.50%
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 450 (69.88%) Linux
2 294 (45.65%) Windows
3 219 (34.01%) VMware
4 200 (31.06%) Red Hat
5 185 (28.73%) Microsoft
6 163 (25.31%) Bash Shell
7 156 (24.22%) Perl
8 144 (22.36%) UNIX
9 142 (22.05%) Active Directory
10 140 (21.74%) DNS
11 136 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 135 (20.96%) Puppet
13 134 (20.81%) MySQL
14 128 (19.88%) Python
15 120 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 118 (18.32%) Debian
17 117 (18.17%) Apache
18 108 (16.77%) SQL Server
19 107 (16.61%) TCP/IP
20 105 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
21 103 (15.99%) Open Source
22 102 (15.84%) Ruby
23 100 (15.53%) Cisco
24 94 (14.60%) Configuration Management
24 94 (14.60%) Degree
25 84 (13.04%) DHCP
25 84 (13.04%) Java
26 83 (12.89%) ITIL
27 80 (12.42%) MS Exchange
28 79 (12.27%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 117 (18.17%) Apache
2 80 (12.42%) MS Exchange
3 65 (10.09%) Tomcat
4 51 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (6.06%) nginx
6 38 (5.90%) Node.js
7 32 (4.97%) SharePoint
8 31 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (3.73%) IIS
10 22 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (2.95%) CMS
12 17 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (2.48%) OpenStack
14 13 (2.02%) Lync
15 10 (1.55%) WebLogic
15 10 (1.55%) Confluence
16 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.93%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.80%) MS Office
3 4 (0.62%) FastStats
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.48%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.47%) Agresso
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.31%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.97%) SaaS
3 20 (3.11%) Basecamp
4 14 (2.17%) Office 365
5 11 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.78%) IaaS
8 5 (0.78%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.62%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.31%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 140 (21.74%) DNS
2 107 (16.61%) TCP/IP
3 84 (13.04%) DHCP
4 79 (12.27%) SAN
5 75 (11.65%) HTTP
6 70 (10.87%) Firewall
7 49 (7.61%) FTP
8 47 (7.30%) VoIP
9 39 (6.06%) Internet
10 38 (5.90%) LDAP
11 36 (5.59%) SMTP
12 32 (4.97%) iSCSI
13 24 (3.73%) NAS
14 20 (3.11%) VPN
15 18 (2.80%) LAN
15 18 (2.80%) WAN
16 17 (2.64%) Ethernet
17 15 (2.33%) VLAN
17 15 (2.33%) InfiniBand
18 13 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (20.81%) MySQL
2 108 (16.77%) SQL Server
3 79 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (7.76%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.21%) RDBMS
6 30 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (3.42%) HBase
9 15 (2.33%) MS Access
10 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.62%) DTS
14 3 (0.47%) DB2
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.31%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (5.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 30 (4.66%) JIRA
4 13 (2.02%) Subversion
5 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.78%) Ant
6 5 (0.78%) Gradle
7 2 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.31%) Hudson
8 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.16%) Selenium
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Ivy
General
1 28 (4.35%) Finance
2 26 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.42%) Legal
4 17 (2.64%) Back Office
5 8 (1.24%) Marketing
6 7 (1.09%) German Language
6 7 (1.09%) Banking
6 7 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.93%) Electronics
8 3 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.31%) Front Office
9 2 (0.31%) Publishing
9 2 (0.31%) Games
9 2 (0.31%) Retail
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.97%) Web Services
2 30 (4.66%) HTML
3 28 (4.35%) LAMP
4 11 (1.71%) .NET
5 10 (1.55%) XML
6 8 (1.24%) J2EE
6 8 (1.24%) COM
6 8 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (1.09%) CSS
8 6 (0.93%) Middleware
9 5 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (0.78%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (0.62%) MCollective
10 4 (0.62%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.62%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.62%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.62%) Spring
10 4 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.99%) Open Source
2 41 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.90%) Social Media
4 33 (5.12%) Replication
5 25 (3.88%) Clustering
6 24 (3.73%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (2.64%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.86%) LPAR
9 8 (1.24%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.24%) CLARiiON
10 7 (1.09%) Derivative
11 5 (0.78%) Wiki
11 5 (0.78%) Firmware
12 4 (0.62%) HACMP
12 4 (0.62%) Statistics
13 3 (0.47%) DTV
14 2 (0.31%) Data Conversion
15 1 (0.16%) Data Integration
15 1 (0.16%) FMCG
15 1 (0.16%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 450 (69.88%) Linux
2 294 (45.65%) Windows
3 144 (22.36%) UNIX
4 136 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (18.32%) Debian
6 105 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (10.56%) Ubuntu
8 50 (7.76%) Solaris
8 50 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (5.90%) Windows 7
11 34 (5.28%) CentOS
11 34 (5.28%) AIX
12 26 (4.04%) HPUX
13 25 (3.88%) Mac OS X
14 21 (3.26%) Windows XP
15 20 (3.11%) Windows 8
16 18 (2.80%) OpenBSD
17 11 (1.71%) SUSE
18 9 (1.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (14.60%) Configuration Management
2 83 (12.89%) ITIL
3 69 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 63 (9.78%) DevOps
5 46 (7.14%) Analytics
6 35 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
7 33 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
8 31 (4.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 30 (4.66%) Service Delivery
9 30 (4.66%) E-Commerce
10 28 (4.35%) Time Management
11 25 (3.88%) Workflow
12 21 (3.26%) Change Management
13 19 (2.95%) Content Management
14 18 (2.80%) Service Management
14 18 (2.80%) Load Balancing
14 18 (2.80%) Social Media Monitoring
15 17 (2.64%) Load Testing
16 16 (2.48%) Capacity Management
17 15 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (25.31%) Bash Shell
2 156 (24.22%) Perl
3 128 (19.88%) Python
4 102 (15.84%) Ruby
5 84 (13.04%) Java
6 78 (12.11%) SQL
7 44 (6.83%) PHP
8 43 (6.68%) Shell Script
9 24 (3.73%) C
10 22 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.24%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.78%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.62%) AWK
15 3 (0.47%) Korn
16 2 (0.31%) tcsh
16 2 (0.31%) VBScript
16 2 (0.31%) ABAP
17 1 (0.16%) VBA
17 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 94 (14.60%) Degree
2 43 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.26%) MCSE
6 18 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.33%) CCNA
7 15 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.40%) MCITP
9 6 (0.93%) VCP5
10 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.47%) RHCE
12 2 (0.31%) MCP
12 2 (0.31%) OCA
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.31%) MCSA
12 2 (0.31%) CCNP
13 1 (0.16%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.45%) SLA
2 28 (4.35%) QA
3 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 142 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 120 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (8.07%) NFS
4 44 (6.83%) Hyper-V
5 33 (5.12%) Postfix
6 32 (4.97%) KVM
7 29 (4.50%) vSphere
7 29 (4.50%) Samba
8 27 (4.19%) XenApp
9 24 (3.73%) VMware ESX
10 22 (3.42%) XenServer
11 19 (2.95%) Xen
12 12 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (1.71%) Sendmail
13 11 (1.71%) vCloud
14 9 (1.40%) Veritas File System
15 7 (1.09%) Squid
15 7 (1.09%) Varnish
15 7 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.78%) qmail
Systems Management
1 135 (20.96%) Puppet
2 63 (9.78%) Nagios
3 37 (5.75%) NetBackup
4 31 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (2.64%) SCCM
6 15 (2.33%) SCVMM
7 12 (1.86%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (1.86%) HP SIM
8 11 (1.71%) Cacti
8 11 (1.71%) EMC Navisphere
9 9 (1.40%) SCOM
10 8 (1.24%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.09%) Ansible
11 7 (1.09%) Graylog2
12 6 (0.93%) Salt
12 6 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 5 (0.78%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 219 (34.01%) VMware
2 200 (31.06%) Red Hat
3 185 (28.73%) Microsoft
4 100 (15.53%) Cisco
5 77 (11.96%) HP
6 71 (11.02%) Citrix
7 61 (9.47%) Oracle
8 31 (4.81%) Symantec
9 27 (4.19%) EMC
10 26 (4.04%) Google
11 25 (3.88%) Veritas
12 21 (3.26%) Sun
13 19 (2.95%) 3PAR
14 17 (2.64%) IBM
15 15 (2.33%) Dell
15 15 (2.33%) Brocade
16 14 (2.17%) SAP
16 14 (2.17%) Remedy
17 12 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (1.86%) JBoss
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire, South West
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Salary: £28,384 - £29,566 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago