Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 72 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 -31 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.70% 3.09% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 3.13% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 35
Guildford median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £33,125 £31,250 £33,600
90th Percentile £65,625 £58,000 £48,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.49% -8.24% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 841 864 663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 98.86% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 718 767 625
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,350 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Guildford

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Guildford

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Guildford over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) flannel
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk