The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 127 163
Rank change year-on-year -6 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 71 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.10% 1.91% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.96% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 69 57
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £27,513
10% offered a salary of more than £64,650 £57,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2638 3618 4507
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.77% 97.10% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 3093 3794
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Surrey over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Surrey

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +15 11 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Epsom +16 5 £65,000 +116.66%
Woking +19 4 £62,500 +108.33%
Staines -4 1 £62,500 +16.82%
Leatherhead - 1 £37,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 42 (48.28%) Linux
3 38 (43.68%) VMware
4 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 28 (32.18%) Firewall
6 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (29.89%) Windows Server
8 24 (27.59%) LAN
8 24 (27.59%) WAN
9 21 (24.14%) Office 365
10 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
11 17 (19.54%) vSphere
11 17 (19.54%) DevOps
12 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (18.39%) Red Hat
13 14 (16.09%) DNS
13 14 (16.09%) ITIL
13 14 (16.09%) Network Security
14 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
14 13 (14.94%) Apache
14 13 (14.94%) SAN
15 12 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (13.79%) CCNA
15 12 (13.79%) Mac OS X
15 12 (13.79%) MCSE
15 12 (13.79%) MCSA
15 12 (13.79%) Python

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 13 (14.94%) Apache
2 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.45%) nginx
6 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.30%) JBoss
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (24.14%) Office 365
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.90%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) Firewall
2 24 (27.59%) LAN
2 24 (27.59%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) DNS
3 14 (16.09%) Network Security
4 13 (14.94%) SAN
5 9 (10.34%) LDAP
5 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.20%) Internet
6 8 (9.20%) VPN
7 6 (6.90%) HTTP
8 5 (5.75%) X.25
9 4 (4.60%) DHCP
9 4 (4.60%) VLAN
10 3 (3.45%) Skype
11 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.60%) Redis
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Maven
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.30%) German Language
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Node.js
2 3 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.45%) LAMP
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) PDA
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 42 (48.28%) Linux
3 26 (29.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (13.79%) Mac OS X
7 9 (10.34%) Debian
7 9 (10.34%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.90%) CentOS
10 4 (4.60%) Unix
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.45%) VMS
12 2 (2.30%) SUSE
12 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) DevOps
2 14 (16.09%) ITIL
3 11 (12.64%) High Availability
4 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.75%) Information Security
5 5 (5.75%) Open Source
5 5 (5.75%) Security Patching
5 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.60%) Security Management
6 4 (4.60%) Service Management
6 4 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.30%) Kanban
8 2 (2.30%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.30%) Security Hardening
8 2 (2.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.79%) Python
3 7 (8.05%) Java
4 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.60%) PHP
6 3 (3.45%) Perl
6 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.30%) SQL
7 2 (2.30%) VBScript
8 1 (1.15%) C-shell
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) CCNA
1 12 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (13.79%) MCSA
1 12 (13.79%) MCSE
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) MCP
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) GPG13
2 1 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.54%) vSphere
4 11 (12.64%) Docker
5 5 (5.75%) NFS
5 5 (5.75%) VirtualBox
6 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.45%) XenApp
7 2 (2.30%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.15%) Firmware
8 1 (1.15%) Samba
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.34%) Puppet
3 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.75%) Mesos
5 4 (4.60%) Ansible
5 4 (4.60%) Nagios
6 3 (3.45%) Graphite
6 3 (3.45%) Nessus
6 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.30%) Salt
8 1 (1.15%) Cacti
8 1 (1.15%) Fluentd
8 1 (1.15%) Grafana
8 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) VMware
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.39%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.75%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) NetApp
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.45%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) Apple
7 2 (2.30%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) Altiris
8 1 (1.15%) arcserve
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya
8 1 (1.15%) Brocade
8 1 (1.15%) CommVault
8 1 (1.15%) McAfee
8 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
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