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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 153 145 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 62 66 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.33% 1.42% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.50% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 98
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,650 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +4.16%
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
4509 4400 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.51% 94.58% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3834 3579 4640
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Staines +15 9 £47,500 +3.26%
Leatherhead -8 9 £55,000 +20.21%
Egham - 8 £41,250 -
Reigate -14 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Redhill -9 3 £33,000 +1.53%
Woking +23 2 £40,000 +12.67%
Epsom 0 1 - -
Guildford -29 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 86 (70.49%) Linux
2 52 (42.62%) MySQL
3 48 (39.34%) Red Hat
4 46 (37.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (37.70%) Puppet
5 41 (33.61%) UNIX
6 39 (31.97%) Perl
7 35 (28.69%) Windows
8 34 (27.87%) VMware
8 34 (27.87%) Apache
9 33 (27.05%) DNS
10 31 (25.41%) CentOS
11 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
12 28 (22.95%) Python
12 28 (22.95%) DevOps
13 27 (22.13%) Oracle
14 26 (21.31%) Solaris
14 26 (21.31%) PHP
14 26 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (20.49%) Nagios
16 23 (18.85%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (17.21%) Sun
18 20 (16.39%) Shell Script
18 20 (16.39%) DHCP
18 20 (16.39%) Open Source
19 19 (15.57%) Java
20 18 (14.75%) Bash Shell
20 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (14.75%) Web Services
20 18 (14.75%) Finance

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (27.87%) Apache
2 13 (10.66%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.38%) IIS
4 9 (7.38%) JBoss
5 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.74%) nginx
6 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Office
2 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.66%) SaaS
2 13 (10.66%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.10%) ElastiCache
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.46%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.05%) DNS
2 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
3 20 (16.39%) DHCP
4 17 (13.93%) SAN
4 17 (13.93%) Firewall
5 15 (12.30%) Internet
5 15 (12.30%) HTTP
6 14 (11.48%) WAN
7 12 (9.84%) LAN
8 11 (9.02%) VLAN
9 9 (7.38%) VPN
10 5 (4.10%) LDAP
11 3 (2.46%) VoIP
11 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.64%) NAS
12 2 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.82%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.82%) snoop
13 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.82%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (42.62%) MySQL
2 17 (13.93%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) OLTP
5 2 (1.64%) VLDB
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) Web Services
2 13 (10.66%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (4.10%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.64%) .NET
6 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Open Source
2 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.38%) Clustering
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.28%) HACMP
6 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) AS400
7 1 (0.82%) LPAR
7 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (70.49%) Linux
2 46 (37.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (33.61%) UNIX
4 35 (28.69%) Windows
5 31 (25.41%) CentOS
6 26 (21.31%) Solaris
7 18 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (9.02%) AIX
10 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (8.20%) Windows 8
11 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
11 7 (5.74%) Debian
11 7 (5.74%) FreeBSD
12 6 (4.92%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.64%) HPUX
14 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) DevOps
2 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Management
3 13 (10.66%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.20%) Information Assurance
5 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.92%) Time Management
7 6 (4.92%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.10%) Security Testing
8 5 (4.10%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.10%) Workflow
8 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.28%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.28%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.28%) Project Management
9 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) Perl
2 28 (22.95%) Python
3 26 (21.31%) PHP
4 20 (16.39%) Shell Script
5 19 (15.57%) Java
6 18 (14.75%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.92%) SQL
8 5 (4.10%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.28%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.46%) AWK
10 3 (2.46%) C
11 2 (1.64%) Korn
12 1 (0.82%) C++
12 1 (0.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) RHCE
2 4 (3.28%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.48%) KVM
2 14 (11.48%) NFS
3 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.38%) Samba
4 9 (7.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (4.92%) Xen
6 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.46%) vSphere
7 3 (2.46%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.64%) Squid
8 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.82%) Firmware
9 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (37.70%) Puppet
2 25 (20.49%) Nagios
3 23 (18.85%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.66%) NetBackup
5 11 (9.02%) Cacti
5 11 (9.02%) SCCM
6 9 (7.38%) Backup Exec
6 9 (7.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (7.38%) SCDPM
7 7 (5.74%) Graylog2
8 6 (4.92%) Opsview
8 6 (4.92%) ZABBIX
9 5 (4.10%) Ganglia
9 5 (4.10%) Munin
9 5 (4.10%) Graphite
9 5 (4.10%) collectd
9 5 (4.10%) StatsD
9 5 (4.10%) Ansible
9 5 (4.10%) logstash
9 5 (4.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (39.34%) Red Hat
2 34 (27.87%) VMware
3 27 (22.13%) Oracle
4 21 (17.21%) Sun
5 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.66%) Veritas
6 13 (10.66%) Dell
7 12 (9.84%) Citrix
8 10 (8.20%) Symantec
9 9 (7.38%) HP
10 8 (6.56%) Cisco
11 6 (4.92%) IBM
11 6 (4.92%) Juniper
11 6 (4.92%) Percona
12 5 (4.10%) Fidessa
13 3 (2.46%) SAP
13 3 (2.46%) EMC
13 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.64%) Splunk
14 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards