Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 85 111
Rank change year-on-year -8 +26 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 49 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.37% 2.50% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.53% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 32
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,275 £19,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,625 £47,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2042 1980 2147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.74% 99.05% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1837 1764 1854
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,125 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in East Sussex

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in East Sussex

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in East Sussex

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -13 48 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Hove - 1 £31,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

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 East Sussex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 45 (91.84%) Linux
2 42 (85.71%) DevOps
3 21 (42.86%) Python
3 21 (42.86%) MySQL
4 18 (36.73%) PHP
4 18 (36.73%) Ubuntu
5 15 (30.61%) Degree
6 14 (28.57%) Puppet
6 14 (28.57%) OpenStack
6 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 14 (28.57%) Ansible
7 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 11 (22.45%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.41%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) CentOS
8 10 (20.41%) Security Patching
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.29%) Apache
11 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (12.24%) Unix
11 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
11 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
12 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (10.20%) LXC
12 5 (10.20%) LAMP
13 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) MySQL
2 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) LAMP
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Ubuntu
3 10 (20.41%) CentOS
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 6 (12.24%) Unix
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.16%) Debian
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) DevOps
2 10 (20.41%) Security Patching
3 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (2.04%) SDLC
5 1 (2.04%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Python
2 18 (36.73%) PHP
3 11 (22.45%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) Perl
5 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) MCTS
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) LXC
1 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Ansible
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) VMware