Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 100 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.68% 1.52% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.55% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 27
Kent median annual salary £21,500 £32,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.35% -6.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £32,300 £57,500 £48,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1297 1679 2186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.24% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1489 1960
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
West Malling -11 2 £26,500 -15.87%
Chatham +2 1 £21,500 -21.82%
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Meraki
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Meraki
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards