The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 191 213 216
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 254 303 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.40% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.44% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 239 286 239
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -1 64 £48,500 +7.77% 3
Berkshire +68 47 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Hampshire -13 47 £37,500 - 9
East Sussex +44 33 £35,000 - 7
Oxfordshire +14 31 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 16 £42,500 +15.64% 4
West Sussex +27 13 £31,500 -26.74%
Kent -15 2 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Middlesex +2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 319 (67.73%) Linux
2 208 (44.16%) Windows
3 184 (39.07%) VMware
4 117 (24.84%) Active Directory
5 113 (23.99%) Microsoft
6 111 (23.57%) Windows Server
7 108 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 106 (22.51%) Puppet
8 106 (22.51%) Python
9 98 (20.81%) Red Hat
10 89 (18.90%) DevOps
11 88 (18.68%) Perl
12 85 (18.05%) ITIL
13 80 (16.99%) DNS
13 80 (16.99%) Bash Shell
14 77 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 77 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
15 74 (15.71%) Data Centre
16 72 (15.29%) MySQL
17 71 (15.07%) Unix
18 63 (13.38%) SQL Server
18 63 (13.38%) Firewall
18 63 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 60 (12.74%) Office 365
20 59 (12.53%) Apache
21 57 (12.10%) MS Exchange
21 57 (12.10%) TCP/IP
22 55 (11.68%) Ruby
23 53 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
24 51 (10.83%) Ubuntu

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (12.53%) Apache
2 57 (12.10%) MS Exchange
3 31 (6.58%) IIS
4 30 (6.37%) Tomcat
5 27 (5.73%) SharePoint
6 26 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (4.46%) nginx
8 14 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.70%) Drupal
10 7 (1.49%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.06%) Eucalyptus
11 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.64%) DNN
13 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.42%) Confluence
14 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.52%) MS Office
3 8 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.85%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.85%) Movex
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.74%) Office 365
2 53 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.70%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.27%) SaaS
7 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.64%) SoftLayer
8 3 (0.64%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.42%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.21%) GitHub
10 1 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (16.99%) DNS
2 63 (13.38%) Firewall
3 57 (12.10%) TCP/IP
4 40 (8.49%) DHCP
5 38 (8.07%) SAN
6 36 (7.64%) Internet
7 28 (5.94%) VPN
8 21 (4.46%) LDAP
9 19 (4.03%) LAN
10 18 (3.82%) HTTP
11 17 (3.61%) SSL
11 17 (3.61%) WAN
12 12 (2.55%) FTP
13 10 (2.12%) HTTPS
14 9 (1.91%) X.25
15 8 (1.70%) Wireless
16 7 (1.49%) VoIP
17 6 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
17 6 (1.27%) InfiniBand
17 6 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.29%) MySQL
2 63 (13.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.70%) Redis
5 7 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.27%) Big Data
6 6 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.06%) OLTP
7 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.06%) VLDB
8 4 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.64%) MS Access
9 3 (0.64%) UniData
10 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.25%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.03%) Subversion
4 11 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.91%) JIRA
5 9 (1.91%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.70%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.49%) Maven
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.64%) Selenium
10 2 (0.42%) Ant
10 2 (0.42%) Redmine
10 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.42%) Trac
11 1 (0.21%) Bundler
General
1 37 (7.86%) Finance
2 24 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.18%) Marketing
4 8 (1.70%) Games
5 6 (1.27%) Banking
6 5 (1.06%) Electronics
7 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.43%) LAMP
2 25 (5.31%) Web Services
3 14 (2.97%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (1.70%) .NET
5 7 (1.49%) Node.js
6 5 (1.06%) Sensu
7 4 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.64%) CSS
8 3 (0.64%) Grails
8 3 (0.64%) Spring
8 3 (0.64%) XML
9 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.42%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.42%) Memcached
9 2 (0.42%) Middleware
9 2 (0.42%) XSLT
10 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.21%) HTML
10 1 (0.21%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.67%) Clustering
3 19 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.70%) AS400
6 7 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.49%) Statistics
7 6 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.27%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.06%) EFT
8 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.85%) Online Games
10 3 (0.64%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.64%) HACMP
10 3 (0.64%) Physics
10 3 (0.64%) PKI
10 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.42%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 319 (67.73%) Linux
2 208 (44.16%) Windows
3 111 (23.57%) Windows Server
4 77 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (15.07%) Unix
6 63 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (10.83%) Ubuntu
8 50 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (7.86%) CentOS
10 27 (5.73%) Debian
11 19 (4.03%) Solaris
11 19 (4.03%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.70%) AIX
14 6 (1.27%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.85%) SUSE
15 4 (0.85%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.64%) VMS
16 3 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (18.90%) DevOps
2 85 (18.05%) ITIL
3 33 (7.01%) Configuration Management
4 31 (6.58%) High Availability
5 27 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (5.52%) Open Source
7 24 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.67%) CRM
10 21 (4.46%) Project Management
10 21 (4.46%) Security Patching
11 20 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (4.25%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (2.97%) Load Balancing
13 13 (2.76%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (2.76%) Mentoring
14 11 (2.34%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.34%) Information Security
14 11 (2.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 106 (22.51%) Python
2 88 (18.68%) Perl
3 80 (16.99%) Bash Shell
4 55 (11.68%) Ruby
5 48 (10.19%) PHP
6 35 (7.43%) PowerShell
7 33 (7.01%) Shell Script
8 32 (6.79%) SQL
9 31 (6.58%) Java
10 7 (1.49%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.06%) C#
13 4 (0.85%) Korn
14 3 (0.64%) C
15 2 (0.42%) C++
15 2 (0.42%) VBScript
16 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.28%) Degree
2 32 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.37%) CCNA
4 29 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (4.67%) MCSA
6 20 (4.25%) MCSE
7 19 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.76%) MCITP
9 11 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.34%) RHCE
10 10 (2.12%) MCP
11 6 (1.27%) CCNP
12 4 (0.85%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.85%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.42%) PhD
15 1 (0.21%) ACCA
15 1 (0.21%) CCIE
15 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.46%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.18%) SLA
3 10 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.70%) QA
5 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (24.84%) Active Directory
2 108 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.28%) vSphere
4 33 (7.01%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.61%) Docker
6 16 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.34%) KVM
9 8 (1.70%) LXC
10 7 (1.49%) Postfix
10 7 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.27%) Varnish
11 6 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.27%) Xen
12 5 (1.06%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.85%) Squid
13 4 (0.85%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.85%) XenServer
14 2 (0.42%) qmail
14 2 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 106 (22.51%) Puppet
2 77 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (10.40%) Nagios
4 36 (7.64%) Ansible
5 17 (3.61%) SCCM
6 13 (2.76%) Cacti
7 10 (2.12%) cPanel
8 9 (1.91%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.70%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.70%) Salt
10 7 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.27%) Cobbler
12 5 (1.06%) Ganglia
12 5 (1.06%) Munin
12 5 (1.06%) OpenView
12 5 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 184 (39.07%) VMware
2 113 (23.99%) Microsoft
3 98 (20.81%) Red Hat
4 50 (10.62%) Cisco
5 27 (5.73%) Oracle
6 21 (4.46%) Veritas
7 13 (2.76%) HP
8 11 (2.34%) Google
8 11 (2.34%) Symantec
9 10 (2.12%) Dell
9 10 (2.12%) JD Edwards
9 10 (2.12%) Splunk
10 9 (1.91%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.70%) Citrix
12 7 (1.49%) arcserve
12 7 (1.49%) Sun
13 6 (1.27%) ANSYS
13 6 (1.27%) Juniper
14 5 (1.06%) BMC
14 5 (1.06%) IBM
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + flexi-working, 26 hols, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension scheme, flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Prospectus
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Jellyfish
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Private Medical, Life Ass
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Kineo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
University of Brighton
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago