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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 217 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 237 320 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.52% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.58% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 217 268 267
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,097 £30,425 £28,695
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
16811 20300 21240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14106 17008 16563
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Hampshire -3 52 £39,875 +13.92% 6
Berkshire -31 51 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Surrey +2 49 £49,000 +8.88% 5
East Sussex +25 26 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +1 20 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 15 £44,750 +11.87% 2
Kent +10 15 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Middlesex +20 5 £47,500 -
West Sussex +4 4 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 298 (61.57%) Linux
2 219 (45.25%) Windows
3 196 (40.50%) VMware
4 142 (29.34%) Windows Server
5 140 (28.93%) Active Directory
6 130 (26.86%) Microsoft
7 114 (23.55%) Puppet
8 110 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 105 (21.69%) DNS
10 101 (20.87%) Python
11 92 (19.01%) DevOps
12 91 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
13 81 (16.74%) ITIL
14 80 (16.53%) MySQL
14 80 (16.53%) Red Hat
15 78 (16.12%) Perl
15 78 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 72 (14.88%) Firewall
17 70 (14.46%) SQL Server
17 70 (14.46%) Cisco
17 70 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
18 69 (14.26%) Unix
19 68 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
20 67 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 67 (13.84%) Bash Shell
21 64 (13.22%) Apache
22 58 (11.98%) Nagios
23 56 (11.57%) PHP
24 55 (11.36%) LAMP
24 55 (11.36%) Ruby

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 64 (13.22%) Apache
2 54 (11.16%) MS Exchange
3 37 (7.64%) nginx
3 37 (7.64%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (5.37%) IIS
6 24 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (4.13%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.89%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.86%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.24%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.03%) JBoss
13 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.41%) Confluence
16 1 (0.21%) Drupal
16 1 (0.21%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 39 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.75%) MS Office
3 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.83%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.83%) Movex
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) HFM
5 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 70 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (9.30%) Office 365
3 27 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (3.10%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
6 11 (2.27%) SoftLayer
6 11 (2.27%) Sumo Logic
7 10 (2.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (1.45%) SaaS
9 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.62%) GitHub
13 2 (0.41%) IaaS
14 1 (0.21%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 105 (21.69%) DNS
2 72 (14.88%) Firewall
3 52 (10.74%) TCP/IP
4 49 (10.12%) DHCP
5 35 (7.23%) Internet
5 35 (7.23%) VPN
6 32 (6.61%) SAN
7 25 (5.17%) SSL
7 25 (5.17%) WAN
8 22 (4.55%) LAN
9 19 (3.93%) HTTP
10 17 (3.51%) Wireless
11 16 (3.31%) SNMP
12 14 (2.89%) FTP
12 14 (2.89%) LDAP
13 12 (2.48%) HTTPS
13 12 (2.48%) SMTP
14 8 (1.65%) X.25
15 7 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.53%) MySQL
2 70 (14.46%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.83%) Big Data
7 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.83%) OLTP
7 4 (0.83%) Redis
7 4 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 42 (8.68%) Jenkins
2 22 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 12 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.48%) Subversion
4 11 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (2.07%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.24%) JIRA
6 6 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.62%) Ant
8 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 46 (9.50%) Finance
2 28 (5.79%) Marketing
3 23 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.27%) Law
5 10 (2.07%) Back Office
6 8 (1.65%) Games
6 8 (1.65%) Publishing
7 6 (1.24%) Retail
8 4 (0.83%) Electronics
8 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.36%) LAMP
2 28 (5.79%) Web Services
3 24 (4.96%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (2.27%) CSS
5 11 (2.27%) Grails
5 11 (2.27%) Spring
6 10 (2.07%) HTML
7 9 (1.86%) XML
8 4 (0.83%) MCollective
9 3 (0.62%) OpenVZ
9 3 (0.62%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.41%) .NET
10 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.41%) Middleware
11 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.21%) JMX
11 1 (0.21%) Sensu
11 1 (0.21%) SOAP
11 1 (0.21%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.55%) Clustering
3 20 (4.13%) Statistics
4 19 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.27%) Cryptography
7 11 (2.27%) HP Storage
7 11 (2.27%) PKI
8 8 (1.65%) AS400
9 6 (1.24%) e-Learning
9 6 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.24%) VLE
10 4 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.83%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.62%) HACMP
11 3 (0.62%) Physics
11 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.41%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 298 (61.57%) Linux
2 219 (45.25%) Windows
3 142 (29.34%) Windows Server
4 78 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (14.26%) Unix
6 68 (14.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (13.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (9.30%) Ubuntu
9 34 (7.02%) CentOS
10 32 (6.61%) Windows 7
11 22 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (3.93%) Debian
13 16 (3.31%) Solaris
14 8 (1.65%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.45%) Windows 10
16 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.83%) AIX
17 4 (0.83%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.62%) zOS
19 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.01%) DevOps
2 81 (16.74%) ITIL
3 51 (10.54%) High Availability
4 41 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 41 (8.47%) Service Delivery
5 36 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (5.99%) Infrastructure Management
8 26 (5.37%) Configuration Management
8 26 (5.37%) CRM
9 19 (3.93%) Load Balancing
10 18 (3.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.72%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.51%) Incident Management
11 17 (3.51%) Open Source
11 17 (3.51%) Project Management
12 16 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (3.31%) Capacity Management
12 16 (3.31%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 101 (20.87%) Python
2 78 (16.12%) Perl
3 67 (13.84%) Bash Shell
4 56 (11.57%) PHP
5 55 (11.36%) Ruby
6 38 (7.85%) SQL
7 34 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 33 (6.82%) Java
9 25 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.96%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.62%) Korn
13 2 (0.41%) C#
14 1 (0.21%) C
14 1 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (7.02%) Degree
1 34 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (4.75%) CCNA
3 23 (4.75%) MCSE
3 23 (4.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (4.34%) MCSA
5 16 (3.31%) MCITP
6 14 (2.89%) RHCE
7 13 (2.69%) MCP
8 11 (2.27%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.86%) CCNP
10 4 (0.83%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.41%) ACCA
12 2 (0.41%) CIMA
12 2 (0.41%) VCP5
13 1 (0.21%) CEH
13 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.40%) PCI DSS
2 28 (5.79%) SLA
3 11 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.45%) QA
5 5 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (28.93%) Active Directory
2 110 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (9.71%) vSphere
4 42 (8.68%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.75%) Docker
6 13 (2.69%) Squid
7 10 (2.07%) KVM
7 10 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.07%) VirtualBox
8 9 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.65%) LXC
9 8 (1.65%) Postfix
10 6 (1.24%) qmail
11 5 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.62%) Firmware
13 2 (0.41%) NFS
13 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.41%) Xen
14 1 (0.21%) Varnish
14 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 114 (23.55%) Puppet
2 91 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (11.98%) Nagios
4 52 (10.74%) Ansible
5 18 (3.72%) SCCM
6 17 (3.51%) Cacti
7 16 (3.31%) NetBackup
8 13 (2.69%) HP SIM
9 12 (2.48%) Salt
10 11 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
10 11 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (2.07%) SCOM
11 10 (2.07%) WSUS
12 8 (1.65%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.65%) cPanel
12 8 (1.65%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.65%) logstash
12 8 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.65%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.45%) Munin
Vendors
1 196 (40.50%) VMware
2 130 (26.86%) Microsoft
3 80 (16.53%) Red Hat
4 70 (14.46%) Cisco
5 32 (6.61%) Oracle
6 28 (5.79%) HP
7 23 (4.75%) Symantec
8 19 (3.93%) Splunk
9 14 (2.89%) Juniper
10 13 (2.69%) Dell
10 13 (2.69%) EMC
10 13 (2.69%) NetApp
10 13 (2.69%) Veritas
11 11 (2.27%) 3PAR
11 11 (2.27%) Rackspace
12 10 (2.07%) Google
12 10 (2.07%) JD Edwards
12 10 (2.07%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.07%) Veeam
13 8 (1.65%) Dot Hill
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life Insurance, Company Pension Sche
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Excellent Benefits;
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Pension & Private Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: To c.£50,000 + £5k On Call + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Virium Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
East Sussex
Annapurna HR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Remote Working + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago