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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 237 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 234 277 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.35% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.39% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 216 244 230
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +7 52 £42,500 +18.05% 6
Oxfordshire +2 48 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +14 43 £52,500 +10.52% 13
Berkshire -26 31 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East Sussex +18 21 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 14 £35,500 +17.35% 2
Kent +9 13 £35,000 -6.66% 2
West Sussex -15 8 £43,000 +7.50%
Middlesex +11 5 £55,000 +6.79%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 352 (66.04%) Linux
2 309 (57.97%) Windows
3 203 (38.09%) VMware
4 188 (35.27%) Windows Server
5 172 (32.27%) Active Directory
6 161 (30.21%) Microsoft
7 148 (27.77%) DNS
8 144 (27.02%) Firewall
9 129 (24.20%) Python
10 118 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 116 (21.76%) SQL Server
12 110 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 103 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 100 (18.76%) Unix
15 97 (18.20%) Puppet
16 95 (17.82%) Perl
16 95 (17.82%) Cisco
17 91 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 90 (16.89%) Bash Shell
18 90 (16.89%) DHCP
19 89 (16.70%) MySQL
19 89 (16.70%) Hyper-V
20 85 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 84 (15.76%) Red Hat
22 82 (15.38%) Ubuntu
23 80 (15.01%) Apache
24 78 (14.63%) Ruby
24 78 (14.63%) DevOps
25 77 (14.45%) SAN
26 76 (14.26%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (15.01%) Apache
2 70 (13.13%) IIS
2 70 (13.13%) MS Exchange
3 59 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (8.07%) Skype for Business
5 30 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 28 (5.25%) Tomcat
7 22 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (3.19%) nginx
9 10 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.94%) Confluence
11 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.75%) CMS
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 44 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.63%) MS Office
3 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (3.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 21 (3.94%) Amazon S3
3 19 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 16 (3.00%) SaaS
6 11 (2.06%) Office 365
7 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.56%) Taleo
9 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 148 (27.77%) DNS
2 144 (27.02%) Firewall
3 90 (16.89%) DHCP
4 77 (14.45%) SAN
5 76 (14.26%) TCP/IP
6 66 (12.38%) LAN
7 64 (12.01%) WAN
8 62 (11.63%) VPN
9 52 (9.76%) Internet
10 51 (9.57%) iSCSI
11 48 (9.01%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (6.00%) VLAN
13 26 (4.88%) LDAP
14 22 (4.13%) VoIP
15 21 (3.94%) SSL
16 18 (3.38%) Skype
17 17 (3.19%) FTP
18 12 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
19 11 (2.06%) NAS
20 10 (1.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 89 (16.70%) MySQL
3 58 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 14 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.50%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 24 (4.50%) Subversion
4 22 (4.13%) Vagrant
5 21 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.44%) JIRA
7 9 (1.69%) ERwin
8 5 (0.94%) Ant
8 5 (0.94%) Liquibase
8 5 (0.94%) Maven
9 3 (0.56%) Selenium
10 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.38%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.38%) Toad
10 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.19%) RSpec
General
1 36 (6.75%) Finance
2 17 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.69%) Marketing
4 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.13%) Advertising
5 6 (1.13%) Billing
6 5 (0.94%) Banking
6 5 (0.94%) Law
7 4 (0.75%) Front Office
7 4 (0.75%) Publishing
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Electronics
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.00%) LAMP
2 26 (4.88%) Middleware
3 22 (4.13%) CSS
3 22 (4.13%) HTML
4 19 (3.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (3.38%) Web Services
6 13 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (1.69%) .NET
8 9 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (1.31%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (1.13%) JMX
11 5 (0.94%) 802.1X
11 5 (0.94%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.94%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (0.94%) XML
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.38%) J2EE
12 2 (0.38%) JNDI
12 2 (0.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.69%) Clustering
2 42 (7.88%) EqualLogic
3 36 (6.75%) Data Centre
4 35 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.32%) HP Storage
6 14 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.44%) iPhone
8 12 (2.25%) Replication
9 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.31%) HACMP
11 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.94%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.56%) PMI
14 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.38%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 352 (66.04%) Linux
2 309 (57.97%) Windows
3 188 (35.27%) Windows Server
4 110 (20.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 103 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (18.76%) Unix
7 91 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 82 (15.38%) Ubuntu
9 73 (13.70%) CentOS
10 58 (10.88%) Windows 7
11 31 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (3.19%) AIX
12 17 (3.19%) Debian
13 16 (3.00%) Android
14 13 (2.44%) Windows Phone
15 12 (2.25%) Solaris
16 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.75%) Fedora
18 3 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.63%) DevOps
2 75 (14.07%) ITIL
3 62 (11.63%) High Availability
4 54 (10.13%) Configuration Management
5 39 (7.32%) Migration
6 36 (6.75%) Project Management
7 35 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (6.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 32 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 31 (5.82%) Capacity Management
9 31 (5.82%) Service Delivery
10 26 (4.88%) Open Source
11 21 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (3.94%) Change Management
11 21 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (3.56%) Infrastructure Management
14 18 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (3.38%) Integration Testing
15 17 (3.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (24.20%) Python
2 95 (17.82%) Perl
3 90 (16.89%) Bash Shell
4 78 (14.63%) Ruby
5 72 (13.51%) SQL
6 66 (12.38%) Java
7 35 (6.57%) PowerShell
8 27 (5.07%) PHP
9 22 (4.13%) JavaScript
10 19 (3.56%) Korn
11 18 (3.38%) C
12 17 (3.19%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.88%) C#
13 10 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.69%) COBOL
15 3 (0.56%) C++
16 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.38%) VBScript
16 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 1 (0.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 85 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (12.38%) MCSE
3 48 (9.01%) MCITP
4 46 (8.63%) MCSA
5 42 (7.88%) MCP
6 29 (5.44%) Security Cleared
7 20 (3.75%) CCNA
7 20 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.38%) Degree
9 9 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.94%) RHCE
10 5 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.75%) CCNP
12 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.56%) VCAP
13 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.82%) SLA
2 6 (1.13%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 172 (32.27%) Active Directory
2 118 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (16.70%) Hyper-V
4 53 (9.94%) vSphere
5 21 (3.94%) Docker
5 21 (3.94%) VirtualBox
6 16 (3.00%) KVM
7 13 (2.44%) NFS
7 13 (2.44%) XenApp
8 11 (2.06%) Postfix
8 11 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 9 (1.69%) vCloud
9 9 (1.69%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.50%) Xen
11 7 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (1.13%) Firmware
12 6 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Clusterware
13 4 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 97 (18.20%) Puppet
2 56 (10.51%) Backup Exec
3 49 (9.19%) WSUS
4 47 (8.82%) SCCM
5 44 (8.26%) SCOM
6 42 (7.88%) Ansible
6 42 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (5.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 26 (4.88%) NetBackup
9 25 (4.69%) Nagios
10 23 (4.32%) HP Data Protector
10 23 (4.32%) HP SIM
11 18 (3.38%) Salt
12 15 (2.81%) Tivoli
13 11 (2.06%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.88%) Cacti
15 7 (1.31%) cPanel
15 7 (1.31%) Graphite
16 6 (1.13%) Munin
16 6 (1.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 203 (38.09%) VMware
2 161 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 95 (17.82%) Cisco
4 84 (15.76%) Red Hat
5 73 (13.70%) Symantec
6 53 (9.94%) Oracle
7 52 (9.76%) Dell
8 38 (7.13%) HP
9 25 (4.69%) Citrix
9 25 (4.69%) Sophos
10 24 (4.50%) 3PAR
11 18 (3.38%) Avaya
12 17 (3.19%) Fortinet
13 10 (1.88%) IBM
13 10 (1.88%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.69%) Cognos
15 8 (1.50%) Sun
16 7 (1.31%) EMC
16 7 (1.31%) Google
17 5 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Depends on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom
Royal Holloway University
Salary: £41,030 - £48,548 inclusive of London allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago