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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 174 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 246 236 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 1.24% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.28% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 201 219 248
Median salary £42,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £59,200
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
14253 18412 19904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.72% 96.69% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11816 15811 16285
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +66 64 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire +53 47 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +10 45 £37,500 - 9
East Sussex +22 43 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -12 22 £35,000 -20.45% 4
Buckinghamshire +22 11 £38,000 +7.04% 2
Kent +14 9 £32,750 -6.42%
West Sussex +4 5 £41,000 -4.65% 4
Middlesex -6 2 £53,750 -2.27%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 347 (67.64%) Linux
2 241 (46.98%) Windows
3 175 (34.11%) VMware
4 134 (26.12%) Windows Server
5 131 (25.54%) Microsoft
6 126 (24.56%) Active Directory
7 120 (23.39%) Python
8 111 (21.64%) DevOps
9 107 (20.86%) MySQL
10 103 (20.08%) Bash Shell
11 102 (19.88%) Puppet
12 100 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (18.13%) Red Hat
14 91 (17.74%) Firewall
15 80 (15.59%) Unix
16 79 (15.40%) DNS
17 75 (14.62%) SQL Server
18 69 (13.45%) Perl
18 69 (13.45%) ITIL
18 69 (13.45%) Apache
18 69 (13.45%) Ubuntu
19 68 (13.26%) Opscode Chef
20 66 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 66 (12.87%) Data Centre
21 65 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
22 63 (12.28%) PHP
23 61 (11.89%) TCP/IP
24 57 (11.11%) CentOS
25 55 (10.72%) MS Exchange
25 55 (10.72%) LAMP

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 69 (13.45%) Apache
2 55 (10.72%) MS Exchange
3 37 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 34 (6.63%) Tomcat
5 33 (6.43%) IIS
6 29 (5.65%) nginx
7 17 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (2.92%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.95%) Drupal
10 9 (1.75%) CMS
11 7 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.97%) Eucalyptus
13 5 (0.97%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.97%) WordPress
14 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.58%) DNN
15 3 (0.58%) JBoss
15 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (8.58%) MS Office
2 42 (8.19%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (0.39%) HFM
2 2 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.39%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.39%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.19%) Movex
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.33%) Office 365
2 45 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.34%) SaaS
5 9 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle CX
7 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.39%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.39%) Datadog
9 2 (0.39%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) Heroku
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (17.74%) Firewall
2 79 (15.40%) DNS
3 61 (11.89%) TCP/IP
4 46 (8.97%) DHCP
5 40 (7.80%) SAN
6 39 (7.60%) VPN
7 38 (7.41%) Internet
8 29 (5.65%) LAN
9 28 (5.46%) LDAP
10 27 (5.26%) WAN
11 15 (2.92%) HTTP
12 13 (2.53%) VoIP
13 12 (2.34%) Network Security
14 10 (1.95%) FTP
15 9 (1.75%) VLAN
15 9 (1.75%) X.25
16 8 (1.56%) SSL
17 6 (1.17%) SSH
17 6 (1.17%) Wireshark
18 5 (0.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.86%) MySQL
2 75 (14.62%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.14%) Redis
5 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.97%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.97%) OLTP
9 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.97%) VLDB
10 4 (0.78%) DB2
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.58%) Big Data
11 3 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 39 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.31%) Subversion
4 9 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (1.75%) Maven
5 8 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.97%) JIRA
7 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.58%) Selenium
8 3 (0.58%) Trac
9 2 (0.39%) Redmine
10 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.19%) Bundler
10 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (5.07%) Finance
2 18 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.34%) Marketing
4 7 (1.36%) Law
4 7 (1.36%) Legal
5 5 (0.97%) Banking
6 4 (0.78%) Electronics
6 4 (0.78%) Games
6 4 (0.78%) Retail
7 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.39%) German Language
8 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.72%) LAMP
2 19 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
2 19 (3.70%) Web Services
3 16 (3.12%) .NET
4 7 (1.36%) Node.js
5 6 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.97%) Sensu
7 4 (0.78%) HTML
7 4 (0.78%) Memcached
8 3 (0.58%) XML
9 2 (0.39%) CSS
9 2 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.39%) HTML5
9 2 (0.39%) Kafka
9 2 (0.39%) Middleware
9 2 (0.39%) XSLT
10 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.19%) CSS3
10 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.87%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.12%) Clustering
5 12 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 10 (1.95%) Replication
7 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.97%) EFT
9 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.97%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.78%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.78%) Online Games
10 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.58%) AS400
11 3 (0.58%) HACMP
11 3 (0.58%) PKI
11 3 (0.58%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 347 (67.64%) Linux
2 241 (46.98%) Windows
3 134 (26.12%) Windows Server
4 80 (15.59%) Unix
5 69 (13.45%) Ubuntu
6 66 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (11.11%) CentOS
9 50 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (7.41%) Debian
11 16 (3.12%) Solaris
11 16 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (2.92%) Windows 7
13 13 (2.53%) AIX
13 13 (2.53%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.75%) SUSE
15 8 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.36%) VMS
16 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (21.64%) DevOps
2 69 (13.45%) ITIL
3 42 (8.19%) Configuration Management
4 28 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (4.87%) High Availability
6 25 (4.87%) Security Patching
7 23 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 21 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (3.90%) Open Source
10 17 (3.31%) Project Management
11 15 (2.92%) Mentoring
12 14 (2.73%) Web Development
13 13 (2.53%) Migration
13 13 (2.53%) Service Management
14 12 (2.34%) Information Security
14 12 (2.34%) Scrum
15 11 (2.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.39%) Python
2 103 (20.08%) Bash Shell
3 69 (13.45%) Perl
4 63 (12.28%) PHP
5 51 (9.94%) SQL
6 46 (8.97%) Ruby
7 37 (7.21%) PowerShell
8 25 (4.87%) Java
9 23 (4.48%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.17%) C#
11 5 (0.97%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.78%) C
12 4 (0.78%) C++
12 4 (0.78%) Korn
12 4 (0.78%) VBScript
13 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.19%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 51 (9.94%) Degree
2 33 (6.43%) CCNA
2 33 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.87%) MCSA
5 22 (4.29%) MCSE
6 12 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) CCNP
9 3 (0.58%) MCITP
9 3 (0.58%) NCDA
10 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.39%) PhD
11 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) RHCE
11 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.51%) SLA
2 9 (1.75%) QA
3 8 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) GPG13
6 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 126 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 100 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.63%) vSphere
5 19 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (3.12%) Docker
7 12 (2.34%) KVM
7 12 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.75%) Varnish
8 9 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.56%) Firmware
9 8 (1.56%) XenServer
10 7 (1.36%) Postfix
10 7 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.17%) Xen
12 5 (0.97%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.97%) NFS
13 4 (0.78%) LXC
13 4 (0.78%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 102 (19.88%) Puppet
2 68 (13.26%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (7.99%) Nagios
4 40 (7.80%) Ansible
5 18 (3.51%) SCCM
6 12 (2.34%) Cacti
7 10 (1.95%) cPanel
8 8 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.56%) Opsview
8 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (1.36%) Graphite
9 7 (1.36%) Salt
10 5 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.97%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.97%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.97%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.97%) OpenView
10 5 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (0.78%) Plesk
Vendors
1 175 (34.11%) VMware
2 131 (25.54%) Microsoft
3 93 (18.13%) Red Hat
4 35 (6.82%) Cisco
5 27 (5.26%) Oracle
6 18 (3.51%) Veritas
7 14 (2.73%) Dell
8 13 (2.53%) HP
9 12 (2.34%) Citrix
9 12 (2.34%) Sun
10 11 (2.14%) EMC
11 10 (1.95%) NetApp
11 10 (1.95%) SolarWinds
12 9 (1.75%) Google
12 9 (1.75%) Juniper
13 8 (1.56%) BMC
13 8 (1.56%) IBM
14 6 (1.17%) ANSYS
14 6 (1.17%) Apple
14 6 (1.17%) arcserve
Oxfordshire
Pytec IT Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Pytec IT Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £21000.00 - £22000.00 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36k+ benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Walton High School
Salary: From £28,750 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Posted: 13 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago