Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 70 92
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 48 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.68% 2.80% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 2.82% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 32
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,165 £19,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,125 £47,250
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1774 1631 1788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.94% 99.33% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1428 1524
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,828 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.07% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,875 £68,750 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 (91.67%) Linux
2 42 (87.50%) DevOps
3 21 (43.75%) MySQL
4 20 (41.67%) Python
5 18 (37.50%) PHP
5 18 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 14 (29.17%) Puppet
7 14 (29.17%) OpenStack
7 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 14 (29.17%) Ansible
8 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (22.92%) SQL
8 11 (22.92%) Java
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 10 (20.83%) CentOS
9 10 (20.83%) Security Patching
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
11 7 (14.58%) Apache
12 6 (12.50%) Unix
12 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 5 (10.42%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (10.42%) LXC
13 5 (10.42%) LAMP
13 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.33%) DNS

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 14 (29.17%) OpenStack
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) MySQL
2 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) LAMP
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (91.67%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 10 (20.83%) CentOS
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 6 (12.50%) Unix
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.33%) Debian
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) DevOps
2 10 (20.83%) Security Patching
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL
5 1 (2.08%) SDLC
5 1 (2.08%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Python
2 18 (37.50%) PHP
3 11 (22.92%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) RHCE
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) LXC
1 5 (10.42%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Ansible
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.17%) VMware