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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 199 188 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 293 293 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.38% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.46% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 245 248 454
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hampshire -18 72 £35,000 -10.25% 4
Berkshire +10 65 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Surrey -6 61 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +4 37 £37,500 -10.71% 5
East Sussex 0 20 £40,000 +45.45%
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £31,250 -21.87% 1
West Sussex +6 13 £35,000 -27.83%
Kent -19 7 £37,500 - 1
Middlesex -1 3 £51,500 +37.33% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 403 (66.72%) Linux
2 297 (49.17%) Windows
3 235 (38.91%) VMware
4 177 (29.30%) Red Hat
5 159 (26.32%) Perl
6 151 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 140 (23.18%) Active Directory
8 139 (23.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 135 (22.35%) Bash Shell
10 133 (22.02%) UNIX
11 132 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 129 (21.36%) Puppet
13 125 (20.70%) MySQL
14 119 (19.70%) Cisco
15 118 (19.54%) DNS
16 114 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 113 (18.71%) Python
18 109 (18.05%) CentOS
19 100 (16.56%) Apache
19 100 (16.56%) Ubuntu
20 96 (15.89%) TCP/IP
21 93 (15.40%) Firewall
22 88 (14.57%) SAN
23 84 (13.91%) Open Source
23 84 (13.91%) DevOps
24 81 (13.41%) Shell Script
25 80 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
26 79 (13.08%) PHP
27 72 (11.92%) MS Exchange
28 71 (11.75%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 100 (16.56%) Apache
2 72 (11.92%) MS Exchange
3 37 (6.13%) IIS
4 31 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.97%) nginx
6 29 (4.80%) Tomcat
6 29 (4.80%) SharePoint
7 25 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (3.31%) OpenStack
9 18 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (2.65%) Node.js
11 13 (2.15%) Confluence
12 11 (1.82%) Lync
13 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.66%) JBoss
14 7 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.50%) CMS
17 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Academy Housing
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.17%) Agresso
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.80%) SaaS
3 28 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.65%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.49%) Basecamp
6 9 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.83%) ElastiCache
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.66%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.50%) Office 365
9 3 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.33%) IaaS
10 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (19.54%) DNS
2 96 (15.89%) TCP/IP
3 93 (15.40%) Firewall
4 88 (14.57%) SAN
5 63 (10.43%) DHCP
6 41 (6.79%) Internet
7 39 (6.46%) HTTP
8 34 (5.63%) WAN
9 32 (5.30%) VPN
10 31 (5.13%) VoIP
10 31 (5.13%) SMTP
10 31 (5.13%) LDAP
11 29 (4.80%) LAN
12 25 (4.14%) FTP
13 23 (3.81%) VLAN
14 16 (2.65%) SSH
14 16 (2.65%) NAS
15 14 (2.32%) SNMP
16 13 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (20.70%) MySQL
2 63 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.32%) Redis
8 13 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.16%) MS Access
10 7 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.83%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.66%) HBase
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.50%) DB2
14 2 (0.33%) OLTP
14 2 (0.33%) VLDB
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.30%) JIRA
3 22 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.64%) Subversion
4 13 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.66%) Ant
7 4 (0.66%) Gradle
8 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (5.46%) Telecoms
2 31 (5.13%) Finance
3 17 (2.81%) Legal
4 13 (2.15%) Banking
5 12 (1.99%) Marketing
6 9 (1.49%) Automotive
7 8 (1.32%) Games
8 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.16%) French Language
9 6 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.66%) Retail
11 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) Front Office
13 2 (0.33%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.28%) LAMP
2 47 (7.78%) Web Services
3 14 (2.32%) ZeroMQ
4 13 (2.15%) XML
4 13 (2.15%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (1.66%) Memcached
6 9 (1.49%) HTML
7 6 (0.99%) .NET
8 5 (0.83%) Middleware
8 5 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.66%) Spring
9 4 (0.66%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.66%) J2EE
9 4 (0.66%) CSS
10 3 (0.50%) Ajax
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.91%) Open Source
2 31 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.64%) Clustering
4 19 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.32%) EqualLogic
5 14 (2.32%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.49%) iPhone
7 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.32%) Derivative
8 7 (1.16%) Social Media
9 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.83%) LPAR
10 5 (0.83%) Wiki
10 5 (0.83%) HACMP
11 4 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.50%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.50%) Biotechnology
12 3 (0.50%) iSeries
13 2 (0.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 403 (66.72%) Linux
2 297 (49.17%) Windows
3 139 (23.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 133 (22.02%) UNIX
5 114 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 109 (18.05%) CentOS
7 100 (16.56%) Ubuntu
8 80 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (10.60%) Debian
10 57 (9.44%) Solaris
11 51 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (7.62%) Windows 7
13 36 (5.96%) AIX
14 26 (4.30%) SUSE
15 22 (3.64%) Windows 8
16 20 (3.31%) Mac OS X
17 19 (3.15%) Windows XP
18 18 (2.98%) Android
19 9 (1.49%) Windows Phone
19 9 (1.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (13.91%) DevOps
2 70 (11.59%) ITIL
3 55 (9.11%) Configuration Management
4 50 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (4.80%) Service Delivery
6 29 (4.80%) Workflow
7 27 (4.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 26 (4.30%) Time Management
9 24 (3.97%) Mentoring
10 20 (3.31%) Service Management
11 18 (2.98%) Project Management
11 18 (2.98%) E-Commerce
12 14 (2.32%) Software Testing
12 14 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (2.32%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (1.99%) Information Assurance
13 12 (1.99%) Web Development
14 11 (1.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (26.32%) Perl
2 135 (22.35%) Bash Shell
3 113 (18.71%) Python
4 81 (13.41%) Shell Script
5 79 (13.08%) PHP
6 58 (9.60%) SQL
7 54 (8.94%) Java
8 53 (8.77%) Ruby
9 25 (4.14%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.82%) C
11 9 (1.49%) VBScript
12 6 (0.99%) AWK
12 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.83%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.66%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.33%) C#
16 2 (0.33%) tcsh
16 2 (0.33%) Korn
17 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (10.26%) Degree
2 53 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 48 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.47%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.65%) CCNA
6 16 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.32%) RHCE
8 9 (1.49%) MCSE
8 9 (1.49%) MCITP
9 8 (1.32%) RHCSA
10 7 (1.16%) CCNP
10 7 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.66%) MCP
12 3 (0.50%) HND
12 3 (0.50%) CCA
12 3 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.33%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.46%) SLA
2 10 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 140 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 132 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (7.62%) NFS
4 45 (7.45%) Hyper-V
5 39 (6.46%) vSphere
6 36 (5.96%) KVM
7 33 (5.46%) Samba
8 28 (4.64%) VMware ESX
9 24 (3.97%) Postfix
10 22 (3.64%) XenApp
11 20 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (1.99%) LXC
13 11 (1.82%) Xen
14 9 (1.49%) Sendmail
15 8 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (1.16%) Firmware
17 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.99%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 5 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 129 (21.36%) Puppet
2 50 (8.28%) Nagios
3 48 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (6.62%) NetBackup
5 35 (5.79%) SCCM
6 17 (2.81%) HP Data Protector
6 17 (2.81%) Backup Exec
7 16 (2.65%) SCOM
7 16 (2.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (2.32%) WSUS
9 13 (2.15%) HP SIM
10 12 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.99%) Ansible
11 11 (1.82%) Cacti
12 10 (1.66%) logstash
12 10 (1.66%) Graphite
13 9 (1.49%) SCDPM
13 9 (1.49%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.32%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.32%) nmon
Vendors
1 235 (38.91%) VMware
2 177 (29.30%) Red Hat
3 151 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 119 (19.70%) Cisco
5 71 (11.75%) HP
6 54 (8.94%) Citrix
7 53 (8.77%) Oracle
8 40 (6.62%) IBM
8 40 (6.62%) Dell
9 34 (5.63%) Symantec
10 30 (4.97%) Sun
11 29 (4.80%) EMC
12 21 (3.48%) Juniper
12 21 (3.48%) Veritas
13 16 (2.65%) NetApp
14 15 (2.48%) Veeam
15 13 (2.15%) Remedy
15 13 (2.15%) Intel
16 12 (1.99%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.66%) F5
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Middlesex
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago