The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 68 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 5.11% 1.79% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 1.81% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 27
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

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 737 827 962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.06% 98.57% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 686 742 842
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 55 (73.33%) Linux
2 36 (48.00%) DevOps
3 32 (42.67%) Ubuntu
4 30 (40.00%) MySQL
5 29 (38.67%) Puppet
6 26 (34.67%) Python
7 24 (32.00%) Windows
8 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 19 (25.33%) PHP
9 19 (25.33%) SQL
9 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
9 19 (25.33%) Ansible
10 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
10 18 (24.00%) OpenStack
11 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.67%) Degree
12 16 (21.33%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (17.33%) LAMP
14 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
14 13 (17.33%) CentOS
14 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
15 12 (16.00%) Security Patching
16 10 (13.33%) Ruby
17 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (10.67%) VMware
17 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
18 7 (9.33%) Debian

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 18 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) BGP
1 4 (5.33%) DNS
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
1 4 (5.33%) Network Security
1 4 (5.33%) SMTP
1 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) RTSP
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) MySQL
2 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) LAMP
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Replication
2 3 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (73.33%) Linux
2 32 (42.67%) Ubuntu
3 24 (32.00%) Windows
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (17.33%) CentOS
8 7 (9.33%) Debian
9 4 (5.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) DevOps
2 16 (21.33%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
4 12 (16.00%) Security Patching
5 3 (4.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.33%) Microservices
6 1 (1.33%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.33%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Python
2 19 (25.33%) PHP
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.33%) Ruby
5 5 (6.67%) Perl
6 4 (5.33%) Java
7 3 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) MCSE
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) KVM
2 4 (5.33%) Xen
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (38.67%) Puppet
2 19 (25.33%) Ansible
3 4 (5.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) Munin
4 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (10.67%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
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