The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 75 55
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 33 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.80% 1.36% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 1.37% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 40
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 675 877 884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.25% 99.10% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 578 758 742
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Brighton

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Brighton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Brighton

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Brighton region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 44 (61.11%) Linux
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 37 (51.39%) Python
3 37 (51.39%) Ubuntu
4 35 (48.61%) DevOps
5 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
6 29 (40.28%) PHP
7 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (36.11%) SQL
8 26 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (36.11%) Puppet
8 26 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (30.56%) OpenStack
9 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
9 22 (30.56%) Ansible
9 22 (30.56%) Degree
10 20 (27.78%) MySQL
11 14 (19.44%) Debian
12 12 (16.67%) Unix
13 11 (15.28%) Java
13 11 (15.28%) Perl
13 11 (15.28%) DNS
13 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (13.89%) VMware
15 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
16 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 22 (30.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) DNS
2 4 (5.56%) BGP
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) Network Security
2 4 (5.56%) SMTP
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) MySQL
3 11 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) HTML
1 7 (9.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Replication
2 3 (4.17%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Linux
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 37 (51.39%) Ubuntu
4 29 (40.28%) Windows Server
5 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (19.44%) Debian
7 12 (16.67%) Unix
8 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.78%) CentOS
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) DevOps
2 26 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.39%) SDLC
6 1 (1.39%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Python
2 29 (40.28%) PHP
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) Java
4 11 (15.28%) Perl
5 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) KVM
2 4 (5.56%) Xen
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (36.11%) Puppet
2 22 (30.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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