Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford 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)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 63 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 37 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.34% 2.75% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 2.78% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 24
Guildford median annual salary £37,500 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.98% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,775 £25,113
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £49,000
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.53% +14.12% -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 836 791 1253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 98.88% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 748 729 1126
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Guildford

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

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 Guildford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
3 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
4 24 (64.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (59.46%) Office 365
6 19 (51.35%) VMware
7 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
8 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
9 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
9 14 (37.84%) VPN
9 14 (37.84%) DNS
9 14 (37.84%) IaaS
9 14 (37.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (37.84%) Windows 10
9 14 (37.84%) PaaS
10 12 (32.43%) Finance
10 12 (32.43%) Firewall
11 11 (29.73%) LAN
11 11 (29.73%) WAN
11 11 (29.73%) Network Security
11 11 (29.73%) vSphere
12 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
13 9 (24.32%) Apache
13 9 (24.32%) Linux
14 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 8 (21.62%) Unix
14 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
14 8 (21.62%) nginx
14 8 (21.62%) MongoDB

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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (24.32%) Apache
3 8 (21.62%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (59.46%) Office 365
3 14 (37.84%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (37.84%) IaaS
3 14 (37.84%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
1 14 (37.84%) VPN
2 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 11 (29.73%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) tcpdump
4 7 (18.92%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows Server
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
5 14 (37.84%) Windows 10
6 9 (24.32%) Linux
7 8 (21.62%) Unix
7 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.70%) CentOS
10 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
2 7 (18.92%) Open Source
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.11%) Security Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) ISMS
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNA
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) MCSA
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HAProxy
1 7 (18.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) EMC