Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 61 60
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.97% 4.35% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 4.45% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 22
Guildford median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -4.91% +8.67%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £33,775
90th Percentile £60,250 £58,750 £48,750
Surrey median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.79% +11.76%

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 808 809 796
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.06% 97.82% 98.76%
Number of salaries quoted 680 724 734
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,875 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Xen
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) flannel
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Lustre
2 1 (12.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk