Period
to 10 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £25,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 89 62
Rank change year-on-year +21 -27 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 19 6 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.52% 0.74% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.75% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 35
Guildford median annual salary £25,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £37,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £28,350 £62,250 £58,750
Surrey median annual salary £26,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -42.22% +12.50% -15.79%

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 737 799 861
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.88% 98.04% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 687 671 768
Guildford median annual salary £48,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,925
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
3 17 (89.47%) DHCP
3 17 (89.47%) VPN
3 17 (89.47%) DNS
3 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
5 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
5 12 (63.16%) Ubuntu
5 12 (63.16%) Degree
5 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco
5 12 (63.16%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (63.16%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (63.16%) Public Sector
6 7 (36.84%) Legal
7 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) MCSE
8 1 (5.26%) MCSA
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X

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 17 (89.47%) Exchange Server 2013
1 17 (89.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) DHCP
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
2 17 (89.47%) VPN
General
1 12 (63.16%) Public Sector
2 7 (36.84%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Linux Command Line
1 12 (63.16%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco