The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Surrey
Rank 112 151 164
Rank change year-on-year +39 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 57 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.04% 1.37% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.40% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 37
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

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 2685 4059 4324
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.64% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2166 3497 3574
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +35 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Woking +3 8 £31,500 -18.18% 1
Redhill - 5 £45,000 -
Egham +2 2 £47,750 -20.41%
Leatherhead - 2 £35,250 - 1
Reigate +31 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 77 (62.60%) Linux
2 60 (48.78%) Windows
3 50 (40.65%) VMware
4 38 (30.89%) Red Hat
5 36 (29.27%) Active Directory
6 31 (25.20%) Windows Server
7 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
8 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (18.70%) DevOps
10 23 (18.70%) ITIL
10 23 (18.70%) LDAP
11 22 (17.89%) Apache
11 22 (17.89%) LAN
11 22 (17.89%) WAN
11 22 (17.89%) Firewall
12 21 (17.07%) SAN
12 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (17.07%) Bash Shell
13 20 (16.26%) Puppet
13 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
14 19 (15.45%) Ubuntu
14 19 (15.45%) Python
15 17 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (13.82%) CCNA
15 17 (13.82%) Tomcat
15 17 (13.82%) MS Exchange
15 17 (13.82%) MS Office
15 17 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (13.82%) Opscode Chef

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (17.89%) Apache
2 17 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.82%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.44%) nginx
6 2 (1.63%) IIS
6 2 (1.63%) JBoss
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Office
2 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.76%) Office 365
3 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.70%) LDAP
2 22 (17.89%) Firewall
2 22 (17.89%) LAN
2 22 (17.89%) WAN
3 21 (17.07%) SAN
4 14 (11.38%) DNS
4 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.76%) HTTP
6 9 (7.32%) Internet
6 9 (7.32%) Network Security
6 9 (7.32%) VPN
7 6 (4.88%) X.25
8 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.25%) DHCP
9 3 (2.44%) Broadband
10 2 (1.63%) ADSL
10 2 (1.63%) SMTP
10 2 (1.63%) SNMP
10 2 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) MySQL
2 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.07%) OLTP
4 5 (4.07%) VLDB
5 4 (3.25%) Redis
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.63%) Big Data
7 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (5.69%) Maven
2 7 (5.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) LAMP
2 7 (5.69%) Node.js
3 4 (3.25%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) .NET
4 2 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.63%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) XSLT
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) CSS3
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) HTML5
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.50%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.44%) EFT
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (62.60%) Linux
2 60 (48.78%) Windows
3 31 (25.20%) Windows Server
4 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (15.45%) Ubuntu
6 17 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (13.01%) Debian
7 16 (13.01%) Mac OS X
8 14 (11.38%) Unix
9 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.50%) Solaris
11 7 (5.69%) CentOS
11 7 (5.69%) SUSE
11 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.25%) VMS
13 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) DevOps
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.13%) Service Management
6 9 (7.32%) Open Source
7 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.88%) High Availability
8 6 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 5 (4.07%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.07%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.25%) Information Security
10 4 (3.25%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.25%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (3.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.07%) Bash Shell
2 19 (15.45%) Python
3 11 (8.94%) Perl
4 9 (7.32%) Java
4 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.69%) PHP
6 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.25%) VBScript
8 3 (2.44%) Ruby
9 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.63%) SQL
10 1 (0.81%) C-shell
10 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) CCNA
1 17 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.01%) MCSA
2 16 (13.01%) MCSE
2 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.94%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.63%) CCNP
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) GPG13
2 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 36 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.38%) vSphere
4 8 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.07%) Docker
7 4 (3.25%) NFS
7 4 (3.25%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.44%) Firmware
8 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.44%) KVM
9 2 (1.63%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.63%) Xen
9 2 (1.63%) XenApp
10 1 (0.81%) Squid
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) Puppet
2 17 (13.82%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.50%) Ansible
4 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.07%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.63%) Graphite
5 2 (1.63%) Mesos
5 2 (1.63%) Nagios
5 2 (1.63%) Nessus
5 2 (1.63%) Salt
5 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) VMware
2 38 (30.89%) Red Hat
3 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.13%) Citrix
5 6 (4.88%) Veritas
6 5 (4.07%) Dell
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco
7 4 (3.25%) Sun
8 2 (1.63%) Avaya
8 2 (1.63%) Google
8 2 (1.63%) HP
8 2 (1.63%) NetApp
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle
8 2 (1.63%) Percona
8 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.63%) Splunk
9 1 (0.81%) Brocade
9 1 (0.81%) CommVault
9 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.81%) Sophos
Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 23 days ago