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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 198 189 172
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 294 318 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.37% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.44% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 245 270 311
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
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
20117 22039 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.80% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16158 17728 17552
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 May 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 May 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
Hampshire +18 69 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Berkshire -23 53 £50,000 +42.85% 9
East Sussex -13 43 £40,000 - 9
Surrey +9 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Oxfordshire +14 33 £44,500 -19.09% 2
West Sussex +33 32 £40,000 -3.03%
Buckinghamshire -16 20 £43,500 +50.00% 1
Kent -2 3 £27,500 -17.91% 2
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 377 (66.73%) Linux
2 251 (44.42%) Windows
3 228 (40.35%) VMware
4 170 (30.09%) Perl
4 170 (30.09%) Microsoft
5 163 (28.85%) UNIX
6 161 (28.50%) Red Hat
7 138 (24.42%) Active Directory
8 131 (23.19%) Python
8 131 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 128 (22.65%) Puppet
10 125 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 123 (21.77%) MySQL
12 121 (21.42%) CentOS
12 121 (21.42%) Bash Shell
13 117 (20.71%) DNS
14 115 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 97 (17.17%) Ubuntu
16 93 (16.46%) Cisco
17 90 (15.93%) Firewall
18 89 (15.75%) ITIL
19 87 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
20 86 (15.22%) Security Cleared
20 86 (15.22%) Oracle
21 81 (14.34%) DevOps
22 80 (14.16%) SQL
23 79 (13.98%) MS Exchange
23 79 (13.98%) TCP/IP
24 78 (13.81%) HP
25 77 (13.63%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 79 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 70 (12.39%) Apache
3 51 (9.03%) Tomcat
4 43 (7.61%) IIS
5 40 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (4.07%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.54%) nginx
9 17 (3.01%) Apache Solr
10 12 (2.12%) Lync
10 12 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.77%) Moodle
12 9 (1.59%) Confluence
12 9 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.59%) JBoss
13 7 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.88%) CMS
15 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) HFM
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.25%) SaaS
3 21 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.24%) PaaS
6 5 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.71%) Office 365
7 4 (0.71%) Route 53
7 4 (0.71%) Taleo
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.35%) CodePlex
8 2 (0.35%) Responsys
8 2 (0.35%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (20.71%) DNS
2 90 (15.93%) Firewall
3 79 (13.98%) TCP/IP
4 75 (13.27%) SAN
5 58 (10.27%) DHCP
6 38 (6.73%) Internet
7 34 (6.02%) SMTP
8 33 (5.84%) WAN
8 33 (5.84%) VPN
9 30 (5.31%) LAN
9 30 (5.31%) HTTP
10 26 (4.60%) Network Security
11 25 (4.42%) LDAP
12 22 (3.89%) BGP
13 19 (3.36%) VLAN
14 18 (3.19%) IMAP
15 17 (3.01%) NAS
16 13 (2.30%) IP Telephony
16 13 (2.30%) SSH
16 13 (2.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (21.77%) MySQL
2 77 (13.63%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.95%) DB2
8 9 (1.59%) Redis
8 9 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.42%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.24%) Informix
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.71%) Riak
13 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.66%) Subversion
3 21 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.48%) Maven
5 9 (1.59%) JIRA
5 9 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.88%) Hudson
8 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.71%) Selenium
8 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) Bazaar
9 2 (0.35%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
General
1 31 (5.49%) Finance
2 12 (2.12%) French Language
2 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.95%) Games
4 10 (1.77%) Banking
5 9 (1.59%) Legal
6 7 (1.24%) Automotive
7 5 (0.88%) German Language
7 5 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.71%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.53%) Retail
9 3 (0.53%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.19%) LAMP
2 25 (4.42%) Web Services
3 20 (3.54%) .NET
4 10 (1.77%) OAuth
5 6 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.06%) Memcached
5 6 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (0.71%) EDI
7 3 (0.53%) XML
8 2 (0.35%) JDBC
8 2 (0.35%) JMS
8 2 (0.35%) Middleware
8 2 (0.35%) HTML
8 2 (0.35%) Sensu
9 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.50%) Open Source
2 26 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.07%) Derivative
4 21 (3.72%) Clustering
5 20 (3.54%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.48%) iPhone
8 10 (1.77%) E-Learning
8 10 (1.77%) Learning Management System
9 9 (1.59%) Replication
10 8 (1.42%) EqualLogic
11 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.06%) CMDB
12 6 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.06%) Eurex
13 5 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.71%) Equities
14 4 (0.71%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 377 (66.73%) Linux
2 251 (44.42%) Windows
3 163 (28.85%) UNIX
4 125 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (21.42%) CentOS
6 115 (20.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (17.17%) Ubuntu
8 87 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 61 (10.80%) Debian
10 57 (10.09%) Solaris
11 50 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (4.96%) Windows 7
13 27 (4.78%) AIX
14 23 (4.07%) Oracle Linux
15 19 (3.36%) Android
16 18 (3.19%) SUSE
17 14 (2.48%) Windows Phone
18 13 (2.30%) HPUX
19 8 (1.42%) Fedora
20 7 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (15.75%) ITIL
2 81 (14.34%) DevOps
3 33 (5.84%) Time Management
4 32 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.31%) Configuration Management
6 29 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 29 (5.13%) Workflow
7 23 (4.07%) Load Balancing
8 21 (3.72%) Software Testing
8 21 (3.72%) Security Management
8 21 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (3.01%) Migration
9 17 (3.01%) E-Commerce
9 17 (3.01%) Capacity Management
10 14 (2.48%) Mentoring
11 12 (2.12%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (1.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (1.95%) Line Management
13 10 (1.77%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (1.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 170 (30.09%) Perl
2 131 (23.19%) Python
3 121 (21.42%) Bash Shell
4 80 (14.16%) SQL
5 68 (12.04%) Shell Script
6 57 (10.09%) Ruby
6 57 (10.09%) Java
7 56 (9.91%) PHP
8 32 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 25 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.77%) C#
10 10 (1.77%) VBScript
11 6 (1.06%) Korn
12 4 (0.71%) AWK
12 4 (0.71%) VB
12 4 (0.71%) C++
12 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.53%) Tcl
13 3 (0.53%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 71 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 49 (8.67%) DV Cleared
4 45 (7.96%) Degree
5 37 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (4.78%) RHCE
6 27 (4.78%) RHCSA
7 19 (3.36%) MCSE
8 14 (2.48%) MCITP
9 13 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.59%) MCP
11 7 (1.24%) MCSA
11 7 (1.24%) CCNA
12 6 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.35%) MCTS
14 2 (0.35%) CCA
14 2 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.37%) SLA
2 11 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.59%) QA
4 7 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 138 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 131 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (8.67%) vSphere
4 32 (5.66%) KVM
5 28 (4.96%) Hyper-V
6 27 (4.78%) Xen
7 25 (4.42%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.83%) NFS
9 14 (2.48%) XenApp
10 11 (1.95%) Samba
10 11 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.42%) Varnish
12 7 (1.24%) ISA Server
12 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.71%) Firmware
13 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.53%) iptables
14 3 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 128 (22.65%) Puppet
2 47 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (7.26%) NetBackup
4 31 (5.49%) Nagios
4 31 (5.49%) SCCM
5 26 (4.60%) HP Data Protector
6 23 (4.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 21 (3.72%) HP SIM
8 18 (3.19%) SCOM
9 13 (2.30%) Backup Exec
10 9 (1.59%) nmon
11 8 (1.42%) Opsview
12 7 (1.24%) Hyperic
12 7 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (1.24%) WSUS
13 6 (1.06%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.06%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.06%) Ansible
14 5 (0.88%) Salt
14 5 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 228 (40.35%) VMware
2 170 (30.09%) Microsoft
3 161 (28.50%) Red Hat
4 93 (16.46%) Cisco
5 86 (15.22%) Oracle
6 78 (13.81%) HP
7 42 (7.43%) IBM
8 39 (6.90%) Citrix
9 38 (6.73%) Symantec
10 30 (5.31%) Juniper
11 22 (3.89%) Dell
11 22 (3.89%) Sun
12 18 (3.19%) EMC
13 13 (2.30%) Intel
13 13 (2.30%) NetApp
13 13 (2.30%) Veritas
14 12 (2.12%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.95%) Veeam
16 10 (1.77%) Atlassian
17 9 (1.59%) hybris
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits dependant on skills
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Broady Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Career
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago