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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 220 224 205
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 284 297 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.40% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.44% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 258 247 274
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
18551 20619 22732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.95% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15770 16461 18200
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +37 72 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Berkshire +21 67 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Hampshire -10 48 £34,250 -14.37% 1
Oxfordshire -6 30 £43,750 -1.68% 4
Kent +25 27 £35,000 +27.27% 4
East Sussex -11 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £47,500 +9.19% 1
West Sussex -28 8 £40,000 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £36,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 309 (60.23%) Linux
2 279 (54.39%) Windows
3 210 (40.94%) VMware
4 169 (32.94%) Windows Server
5 156 (30.41%) Microsoft
6 153 (29.82%) Active Directory
7 131 (25.54%) Firewall
8 127 (24.76%) DNS
9 123 (23.98%) Python
10 114 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 107 (20.86%) Unix
12 103 (20.08%) MySQL
12 103 (20.08%) Puppet
13 93 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 89 (17.35%) SQL Server
15 86 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 81 (15.79%) Bash Shell
17 80 (15.59%) DevOps
18 76 (14.81%) Ruby
19 73 (14.23%) Cisco
20 71 (13.84%) Apache
20 71 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
21 69 (13.45%) Hyper-V
21 69 (13.45%) DHCP
22 68 (13.26%) High Availability
23 67 (13.06%) ITIL
24 66 (12.87%) Perl
24 66 (12.87%) SAN
24 66 (12.87%) Ubuntu
25 63 (12.28%) TCP/IP

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 71 (13.84%) Apache
2 47 (9.16%) MS Exchange
3 45 (8.77%) nginx
4 39 (7.60%) IIS
5 38 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 33 (6.43%) Tomcat
7 28 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (3.51%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.36%) JBoss
11 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.78%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.78%) Confluence
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) HFM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 59 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (3.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 20 (3.90%) Amazon S3
2 20 (3.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 19 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.12%) Office 365
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 3 (0.58%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 131 (25.54%) Firewall
2 127 (24.76%) DNS
3 69 (13.45%) DHCP
4 66 (12.87%) SAN
5 63 (12.28%) TCP/IP
6 54 (10.53%) VPN
6 54 (10.53%) WAN
7 51 (9.94%) LAN
8 46 (8.97%) Internet
9 42 (8.19%) iSCSI
10 25 (4.87%) LDAP
11 24 (4.68%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (4.09%) VLAN
13 20 (3.90%) SSL
14 17 (3.31%) FTP
15 16 (3.12%) VoIP
16 13 (2.53%) NAS
16 13 (2.53%) SMTP
16 13 (2.53%) SSH
17 12 (2.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (20.08%) MySQL
2 89 (17.35%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (3.12%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.78%) Big Data
11 3 (0.58%) DB2
12 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.39%) MS Access
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) OLTP
12 2 (0.39%) QlikView
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 44 (8.58%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.07%) Subversion
4 25 (4.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (4.68%) TeamCity
5 24 (4.68%) Vagrant
6 10 (1.95%) JIRA
7 5 (0.97%) Ant
7 5 (0.97%) Liquibase
7 5 (0.97%) Maven
8 4 (0.78%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.39%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.19%) RSpec
10 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (7.80%) Finance
2 24 (4.68%) Marketing
3 17 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.92%) Law
5 13 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.75%) Publishing
7 8 (1.56%) Retail
8 6 (1.17%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Advertising
9 3 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.33%) LAMP
2 30 (5.85%) HTML
3 28 (5.46%) Web Services
4 25 (4.87%) CSS
4 25 (4.87%) LEMP Stack
5 18 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (2.34%) XML
7 8 (1.56%) Middleware
8 6 (1.17%) JMX
8 6 (1.17%) MCollective
9 5 (0.97%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.78%) .NET
11 3 (0.58%) Grails
11 3 (0.58%) Spring
12 2 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.39%) X-Windows
13 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.19%) POSIX
13 1 (0.19%) SAML
13 1 (0.19%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.41%) Clustering
2 33 (6.43%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.43%) EqualLogic
3 29 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.87%) HP Storage
5 24 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.53%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.53%) iPhone
8 9 (1.75%) Cryptography
8 9 (1.75%) Replication
8 9 (1.75%) Statistics
9 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.17%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.17%) HACMP
9 6 (1.17%) VLE
10 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.58%) CESG
11 3 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 309 (60.23%) Linux
2 279 (54.39%) Windows
3 169 (32.94%) Windows Server
4 107 (20.86%) Unix
5 93 (18.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (16.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (12.87%) Ubuntu
9 55 (10.72%) CentOS
10 45 (8.77%) Windows 7
11 35 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (3.70%) Solaris
13 14 (2.73%) Android
14 13 (2.53%) AIX
14 13 (2.53%) Debian
14 13 (2.53%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.56%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
17 6 (1.17%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.59%) DevOps
2 68 (13.26%) High Availability
3 67 (13.06%) ITIL
4 48 (9.36%) Service Delivery
5 46 (8.97%) Configuration Management
6 39 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 27 (5.26%) Migration
11 24 (4.68%) Infrastructure Management
12 23 (4.48%) Change Management
13 22 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (4.29%) Incident Management
14 20 (3.90%) Integration Testing
14 20 (3.90%) Open Source
15 17 (3.31%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (3.31%) Project Management
16 15 (2.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (23.98%) Python
2 81 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 76 (14.81%) Ruby
4 66 (12.87%) Perl
5 61 (11.89%) SQL
6 49 (9.55%) Java
7 40 (7.80%) PHP
8 35 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.31%) Korn
9 17 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.95%) C
11 6 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.97%) C#
13 3 (0.58%) Go
13 3 (0.58%) R
14 2 (0.39%) VBA
15 1 (0.19%) C++
15 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.82%) MCSE
3 30 (5.85%) Degree
3 30 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.90%) MCITP
5 14 (2.73%) MCSA
6 13 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.95%) CCNA
7 10 (1.95%) MCP
8 9 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.97%) CCNP
10 5 (0.97%) RHCE
11 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.78%) VCP5
12 3 (0.58%) CLAS
12 3 (0.58%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.58%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.58%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.99%) SLA
2 8 (1.56%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) GxP
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 153 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 114 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 55 (10.72%) vSphere
5 22 (4.29%) VirtualBox
6 21 (4.09%) Docker
7 15 (2.92%) NFS
8 14 (2.73%) Postfix
9 13 (2.53%) Squid
9 13 (2.53%) XenApp
10 12 (2.34%) KVM
11 11 (2.14%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (1.36%) qmail
13 7 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.17%) vCloud
14 6 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
16 3 (0.58%) Corosync
16 3 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (20.08%) Puppet
2 59 (11.50%) Ansible
2 59 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (7.60%) Nagios
4 33 (6.43%) WSUS
5 31 (6.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 29 (5.65%) NetBackup
7 25 (4.87%) HP Data Protector
7 25 (4.87%) HP SIM
8 23 (4.48%) SCCM
9 20 (3.90%) Salt
10 18 (3.51%) Backup Exec
11 17 (3.31%) SCOM
12 16 (3.12%) ZABBIX
13 12 (2.34%) HAProxy
14 10 (1.95%) Cacti
15 9 (1.75%) logstash
16 6 (1.17%) cPanel
16 6 (1.17%) Graphite
16 6 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 210 (40.94%) VMware
2 156 (30.41%) Microsoft
3 73 (14.23%) Cisco
4 62 (12.09%) Red Hat
5 46 (8.97%) HP
6 45 (8.77%) Symantec
7 33 (6.43%) Dell
8 32 (6.24%) Oracle
9 26 (5.07%) 3PAR
9 26 (5.07%) Sophos
10 23 (4.48%) Citrix
11 19 (3.70%) Avaya
12 18 (3.51%) Fortinet
13 15 (2.92%) EMC
13 15 (2.92%) Juniper
14 13 (2.53%) NetApp
15 11 (2.14%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.75%) Splunk
16 9 (1.75%) Veeam
17 7 (1.36%) Veritas
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £33000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking
SFW Ltd
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago