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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 168 200 170
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 357 296 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.29% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.36% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 282 243 333
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,611 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +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
19955 21746 21098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.94% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16310 17614 17489
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +10 85 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Hampshire +37 70 £42,500 +36.00% 4
Surrey +42 68 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East Sussex -7 39 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Oxfordshire +16 33 £47,500 -13.63% 6
West Sussex +3 20 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £38,750 +33.62%
Middlesex +27 15 £37,500 -35.34%
Kent +12 10 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 440 (66.57%) Linux
2 305 (46.14%) Windows
3 258 (39.03%) VMware
4 196 (29.65%) UNIX
4 196 (29.65%) Microsoft
5 166 (25.11%) Perl
6 165 (24.96%) DNS
7 158 (23.90%) Active Directory
7 158 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 157 (23.75%) Red Hat
9 144 (21.79%) Python
10 139 (21.03%) MySQL
11 136 (20.57%) Puppet
12 134 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 131 (19.82%) Firewall
14 128 (19.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 125 (18.91%) Bash Shell
16 119 (18.00%) Oracle
17 117 (17.70%) ITIL
18 115 (17.40%) TCP/IP
19 113 (17.10%) Cisco
20 108 (16.34%) SQL
20 108 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
21 106 (16.04%) MS Exchange
22 102 (15.43%) Security Cleared
23 98 (14.83%) DevOps
24 94 (14.22%) CentOS
25 93 (14.07%) Ubuntu
26 92 (13.92%) SAN
26 92 (13.92%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 106 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 74 (11.20%) Tomcat
3 68 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (9.53%) Apache
5 47 (7.11%) IIS
6 31 (4.69%) Lync
7 26 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (3.63%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.72%) Apache Solr
10 16 (2.42%) JBoss
11 15 (2.27%) Moodle
11 15 (2.27%) nginx
12 12 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.21%) Confluence
14 7 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.76%) Drupal
15 5 (0.76%) CMS
15 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.87%) MS Office
3 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.76%) Cognos Controller
2 5 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.30%) Agresso
4 2 (0.30%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.57%) SaaS
3 14 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.97%) Taleo
5 11 (1.66%) Responsys
6 8 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.21%) Office 365
7 5 (0.76%) PaaS
8 4 (0.61%) Route 53
9 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) CodePlex
10 2 (0.30%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (24.96%) DNS
2 131 (19.82%) Firewall
3 115 (17.40%) TCP/IP
4 92 (13.92%) SAN
5 86 (13.01%) DHCP
6 83 (12.56%) WAN
7 81 (12.25%) LAN
8 49 (7.41%) VPN
8 49 (7.41%) Internet
9 38 (5.75%) Network Security
10 34 (5.14%) VLAN
11 31 (4.69%) SMTP
12 30 (4.54%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (4.39%) LDAP
14 27 (4.08%) iSCSI
15 26 (3.93%) HTTP
16 21 (3.18%) BGP
17 17 (2.57%) SSL
18 16 (2.42%) VoIP
19 13 (1.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (21.03%) MySQL
2 92 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 56 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 47 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 20 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (2.42%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.51%) DB2
12 8 (1.21%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.76%) Redis
15 5 (0.76%) Informix
16 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.35%) Subversion
3 39 (5.90%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.03%) Maven
5 13 (1.97%) JIRA
6 8 (1.21%) Hudson
7 7 (1.06%) Selenium
8 4 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.30%) Toad
10 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.30%) Bazaar
11 1 (0.15%) Gerrit
General
1 52 (7.87%) Finance
2 13 (1.97%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.36%) Banking
4 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
5 6 (0.91%) Legal
6 5 (0.76%) German Language
6 5 (0.76%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.61%) French Language
7 4 (0.61%) Publishing
7 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.45%) Law
8 3 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.54%) LAMP
2 27 (4.08%) Web Services
3 21 (3.18%) .NET
4 15 (2.27%) OAuth
5 7 (1.06%) HTML
6 6 (0.91%) Memcached
6 6 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (0.91%) CGI
6 6 (0.91%) CSS
7 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.76%) MDX
8 4 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.61%) EDI
8 4 (0.61%) Sensu
9 3 (0.45%) Middleware
10 2 (0.30%) JMS
10 2 (0.30%) JDBC
10 2 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.17%) Data Centre
2 50 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 40 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (5.75%) Clustering
6 20 (3.03%) EqualLogic
6 20 (3.03%) HP Storage
7 18 (2.72%) Derivative
7 18 (2.72%) Statistics
8 17 (2.57%) Replication
9 15 (2.27%) E-Learning
9 15 (2.27%) Learning Management System
10 10 (1.51%) HACMP
10 10 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.36%) AS400
11 9 (1.36%) LPAR
12 7 (1.06%) iPhone
12 7 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.91%) CMDB
13 6 (0.91%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 440 (66.57%) Linux
2 305 (46.14%) Windows
3 196 (29.65%) UNIX
4 134 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (19.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 108 (16.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (14.22%) CentOS
8 93 (14.07%) Ubuntu
9 77 (11.65%) Solaris
10 56 (8.47%) Debian
11 52 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (6.05%) Oracle Linux
13 39 (5.90%) Windows 7
14 23 (3.48%) AIX
15 19 (2.87%) SUSE
16 13 (1.97%) Mac OS X
17 12 (1.82%) Android
17 12 (1.82%) HPUX
18 11 (1.66%) Windows XP
19 7 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (17.70%) ITIL
2 98 (14.83%) DevOps
3 48 (7.26%) Open Source
4 45 (6.81%) Configuration Management
5 41 (6.20%) Workflow
6 35 (5.30%) Time Management
7 31 (4.69%) Security Management
8 30 (4.54%) Migration
9 27 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (4.08%) Capacity Management
10 25 (3.78%) Service Delivery
11 24 (3.63%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (3.33%) Load Balancing
12 22 (3.33%) Patch Management
13 21 (3.18%) Network Load Balancing
14 20 (3.03%) Change Management
14 20 (3.03%) Service Management
14 20 (3.03%) E-Commerce
14 20 (3.03%) Server Building
14 20 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 166 (25.11%) Perl
2 144 (21.79%) Python
3 125 (18.91%) Bash Shell
4 108 (16.34%) SQL
5 84 (12.71%) Ruby
6 74 (11.20%) Java
7 67 (10.14%) Shell Script
8 44 (6.66%) PHP
9 31 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.97%) Korn
12 11 (1.66%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.51%) C#
14 8 (1.21%) AWK
14 8 (1.21%) C
15 5 (0.76%) VB
16 4 (0.61%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.45%) Tcl
17 3 (0.45%) C++
18 2 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (15.43%) Security Cleared
2 78 (11.80%) Degree
3 75 (11.35%) SC Cleared
4 51 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (6.96%) DV Cleared
6 34 (5.14%) MCSE
7 26 (3.93%) MCSA
7 26 (3.93%) MCP
7 26 (3.93%) MCITP
8 22 (3.33%) RHCSA
8 22 (3.33%) RHCE
9 20 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.27%) CCNA
11 9 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.76%) MySQL Certification
14 5 (0.76%) IC3 Certification
14 5 (0.76%) ACCA
14 5 (0.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.56%) SLA
2 18 (2.72%) QA
3 14 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 158 (23.90%) Active Directory
1 158 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (10.44%) Hyper-V
3 55 (8.32%) vSphere
4 41 (6.20%) Xen
5 35 (5.30%) KVM
6 24 (3.63%) VMware ESX
7 16 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.27%) XenApp
9 9 (1.36%) Firmware
10 8 (1.21%) Varnish
11 7 (1.06%) NFS
11 7 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.91%) Samba
12 6 (0.91%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.76%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.45%) Ceph
15 2 (0.30%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 136 (20.57%) Puppet
2 48 (7.26%) NetBackup
3 38 (5.75%) Nagios
4 37 (5.60%) Backup Exec
5 35 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (5.14%) SCCM
7 33 (4.99%) SCOM
8 28 (4.24%) HP Data Protector
9 26 (3.93%) HP SIM
9 26 (3.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 26 (3.93%) Oracle ZFS
10 22 (3.33%) WSUS
11 14 (2.12%) Graphite
12 11 (1.66%) Ansible
13 9 (1.36%) Hyperic
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (1.21%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.91%) Cacti
15 6 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 5 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 258 (39.03%) VMware
2 196 (29.65%) Microsoft
3 157 (23.75%) Red Hat
4 119 (18.00%) Oracle
5 113 (17.10%) Cisco
6 81 (12.25%) HP
7 60 (9.08%) Symantec
8 54 (8.17%) Sun
9 38 (5.75%) Citrix
10 33 (4.99%) IBM
11 27 (4.08%) Dell
12 22 (3.33%) 3PAR
13 20 (3.03%) Juniper
14 18 (2.72%) EMC
15 17 (2.57%) FrontRange
16 15 (2.27%) Brocade
17 11 (1.66%) Eloqua
18 10 (1.51%) TIBCO
18 10 (1.51%) Veritas
19 9 (1.36%) hybris
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package (Bonus, Pension)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + IT training, pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago