The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 76 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 32 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.61% 0.67% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 0.69% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -10.32%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.89%
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 1298 1426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.45% 96.01% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1139 1193
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £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 West Sussex

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the West Sussex 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
Crawley +7 20 £37,500 -6.25%
Horsham +9 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 39 (79.59%) VMware
2 34 (69.39%) Linux
3 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Red Hat
4 18 (36.73%) Tomcat
5 17 (34.69%) Firewall
5 17 (34.69%) Apache Solr
6 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (32.65%) Bash Shell
6 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.57%) Puppet
8 13 (26.53%) MySQL
9 12 (24.49%) UNIX
9 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
9 12 (24.49%) vSphere
9 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (22.45%) CentOS
10 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
10 11 (22.45%) Apache
10 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
11 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.37%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
12 9 (18.37%) BIG-IP
12 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
12 9 (18.37%) Python
12 9 (18.37%) hybris
13 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 18 (36.73%) Tomcat
2 17 (34.69%) Apache Solr
3 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
3 11 (22.45%) Apache
4 7 (14.29%) nginx
5 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (6.12%) IIS
8 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (4.08%) Lync
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.16%) Route 53
4 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) BIG-IP
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) VoIP
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security
6 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.04%) IPsec
7 1 (2.04%) PPTP
7 1 (2.04%) LDAP
7 1 (2.04%) ADSL
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) LAMP
1 6 (12.24%) Memcached
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) JDBC
3 2 (4.08%) JMS
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) CMDB
4 2 (4.08%) iPad
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Linux
2 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 12 (24.49%) UNIX
3 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (22.45%) CentOS
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.33%) Ubuntu
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Validation
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Network Management
7 1 (2.04%) Change Control
7 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Bash Shell
2 9 (18.37%) Python
3 7 (14.29%) PHP
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) CCA
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCP
3 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
2 8 (16.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) vSphere
3 6 (12.24%) Varnish
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) NFS
7 1 (2.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) Capistrano
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.04%) WSUS
5 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (79.59%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Red Hat
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.37%) hybris
5 6 (12.24%) Veeam
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) NetApp
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix
8 3 (6.12%) HP
8 3 (6.12%) WatchGuard
9 2 (4.08%) Altiris
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle
9 2 (4.08%) Apple
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec