The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 141 171 177
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 71 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.67% 0.84% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.86% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 70 28 35
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4147 4519 5086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.55% 97.06% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3534 3757 4163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Surrey region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Guildford +13 17 £45,000 +51.26%
Woking +16 13 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Staines - 11 £53,500 - 1
Reigate -4 8 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Farnham - 6 £35,000 - 1
Epsom - 5 £30,000 -
Redhill +6 4 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Godalming - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 90 (75.00%) Linux
2 56 (46.67%) Windows
3 48 (40.00%) Firewall
4 44 (36.67%) DevOps
5 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 40 (33.33%) MySQL
6 40 (33.33%) VMware
7 37 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (30.00%) Cisco
8 36 (30.00%) DNS
9 35 (29.17%) LAN
9 35 (29.17%) WAN
10 33 (27.50%) Unix
11 32 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (25.83%) Puppet
13 29 (24.17%) Python
14 28 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
15 27 (22.50%) Ansible
15 27 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
15 27 (22.50%) Hyper-V
16 26 (21.67%) IIS
17 25 (20.83%) Active Directory
17 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (20.00%) High Availability
18 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
18 24 (20.00%) Windows Server
19 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
21 21 (17.50%) VPN
21 21 (17.50%) Java

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 26 (21.67%) IIS
2 19 (15.83%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.67%) Apache
4 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.67%) nginx
6 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.67%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.67%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 20 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 20 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (40.00%) Firewall
2 36 (30.00%) DNS
3 35 (29.17%) LAN
3 35 (29.17%) WAN
4 21 (17.50%) VPN
5 18 (15.00%) DHCP
5 18 (15.00%) SAN
6 16 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (13.33%) VLAN
7 12 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 12 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (8.33%) LDAP
9 4 (3.33%) IMAP4
9 4 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.33%) POP3
9 4 (3.33%) SMTP
9 4 (3.33%) SNMP
9 4 (3.33%) VPLS
9 4 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.33%) MySQL
2 20 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.67%) OLTP
8 2 (1.67%) QlikView
9 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Redis
9 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 20 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 20 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) RSpec
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Law
2 7 (5.83%) Marketing
2 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (2.50%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) LAMP
2 8 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (4.17%) CSS
3 5 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Clustering
1 12 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.67%) HACMP
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 90 (75.00%) Linux
2 56 (46.67%) Windows
3 33 (27.50%) Unix
4 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (11.67%) Ubuntu
7 14 (11.67%) Windows 7
8 9 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.00%) CentOS
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.50%) Solaris
12 2 (1.67%) AIX
12 2 (1.67%) Debian
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) DevOps
2 27 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (20.00%) High Availability
4 23 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
6 20 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 20 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 13 (10.83%) ITIL
7 13 (10.83%) Migration
8 12 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.00%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.00%) Information Security
10 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.17%) CRM
11 5 (4.17%) Data Protection
12 4 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.17%) Python
2 21 (17.50%) Java
2 21 (17.50%) Ruby
3 15 (12.50%) PHP
4 14 (11.67%) SQL
5 12 (10.00%) Perl
6 10 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.33%) MCSA
3 15 (12.50%) MCSE
4 13 (10.83%) MCITP
5 12 (10.00%) MCP
6 10 (8.33%) Degree
7 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.33%) CCNP
8 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.67%) CCNA
10 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (30.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (22.50%) Hyper-V
3 25 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 20 (16.67%) Docker
4 20 (16.67%) VirtualBox
5 5 (4.17%) KVM
6 3 (2.50%) Corosync
6 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.67%) NFS
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.83%) Squid
8 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (25.83%) Puppet
2 28 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (22.50%) Ansible
4 20 (16.67%) Salt
5 16 (13.33%) WSUS
6 12 (10.00%) Backup Exec
6 12 (10.00%) SCCM
6 12 (10.00%) SCOM
7 8 (6.67%) Nagios
8 7 (5.83%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.50%) Cacti
9 3 (2.50%) Pacemaker
9 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 42 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.33%) VMware
3 36 (30.00%) Cisco
4 17 (14.17%) Red Hat
5 12 (10.00%) Dell
5 12 (10.00%) Symantec
6 6 (5.00%) Juniper
7 5 (4.17%) Citrix
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle
9 3 (2.50%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.50%) Veritas
10 2 (1.67%) MapR
10 2 (1.67%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.83%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.83%) Avaya
11 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.83%) F5
11 1 (0.83%) Google
11 1 (0.83%) Percona
11 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
Woking, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking
SFW Ltd
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago