The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 50 75 86
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.21% 1.91% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.94% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 24
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 884 980 1111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 98.00% 98.59% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 802 890 948
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 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 East Sussex

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +36 37 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Sussex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 56 (72.73%) Linux
2 36 (46.75%) DevOps
3 32 (41.56%) Ubuntu
4 31 (40.26%) MySQL
5 30 (38.96%) Puppet
6 27 (35.06%) Python
7 25 (32.47%) Windows
8 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.97%) Ansible
9 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
9 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
9 19 (24.68%) PHP
10 18 (23.38%) SQL
10 18 (23.38%) OpenStack
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.08%) Degree
12 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (19.48%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (18.18%) LAMP
14 14 (18.18%) Bash Shell
14 14 (18.18%) CentOS
15 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
16 12 (15.58%) Security Patching
17 10 (12.99%) Ruby
18 9 (11.69%) VMware
18 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
18 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 7 (9.09%) Debian

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (23.38%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.49%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) DNN
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) BGP
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
1 4 (5.19%) Network Security
1 4 (5.19%) SMTP
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 3 (3.90%) RTSP
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) MySQL
2 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.60%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) LAMP
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Replication
2 3 (3.90%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (72.73%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) Ubuntu
3 25 (32.47%) Windows
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
5 16 (20.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (18.18%) CentOS
7 7 (9.09%) Debian
8 4 (5.19%) Unix
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) DevOps
2 15 (19.48%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
4 12 (15.58%) Security Patching
5 3 (3.90%) Fault Management
5 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.90%) Load Testing
5 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.30%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.30%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.30%) Data Management
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL
6 1 (1.30%) Microservices
6 1 (1.30%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.30%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) Python
2 19 (24.68%) PHP
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
4 14 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.99%) Ruby
6 6 (7.79%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) Java
8 3 (3.90%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) MCSE
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) KVM
2 4 (5.19%) Xen
3 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (38.96%) Puppet
2 20 (25.97%) Ansible
3 4 (5.19%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) Munin
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
2 9 (11.69%) VMware
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Google
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago