Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 May 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 103 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.44% 0.61% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.64% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 19
Kent median annual salary £41,250 £41,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £28,875 £37,125 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,625 £44,375 £40,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 864 1,098 1,503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 95.98% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 726 962 1,225
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,925 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Kent

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Kent

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Kent

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 1 £50,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 £42,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Kent region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware