Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 12 December 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 113 104
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.43% 0.15% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.15% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 18
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.89% +13.49% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,375 £22,525 £26,600
90th Percentile £44,250 £49,575 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -

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 897 1,306 1,658
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 98.05% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1,095 1,452
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £62,500
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
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 12 December 2018. 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
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £41,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Kent region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Mathcad
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Abaqus
2 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (25.00%) Mathcad
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (25.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Aastra
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam