Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 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 > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 149 149
Rank change year-on-year -30 0 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 82 120 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.32% 1.82% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.87% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 79 115 165
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6008 6415 8413
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.48% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4916 5448 7303
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 Surrey

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Guildford +1 36 £38,750 -4.91% 1
Redhill +10 9 £65,000 +13.04%
Egham - 8 £35,000 -
Woking +3 5 £46,250 -5.61%
Reigate -39 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Camberley - 2 £33,500 -
Leatherhead +12 1 £52,500 +39.07%
Staines 0 1 £30,000 -47.83% 1
Epsom -3 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £60,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Surrey region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 57 (69.51%) Windows
2 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
4 42 (51.22%) VMware
5 41 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (41.46%) Office 365
8 32 (39.02%) Linux
9 31 (37.80%) Firewall
10 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
11 23 (28.05%) Windows 7
12 22 (26.83%) PowerShell
12 22 (26.83%) Windows 10
12 22 (26.83%) VPN
13 19 (23.17%) WAN
13 19 (23.17%) LAN
13 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (21.95%) SharePoint
15 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
15 17 (20.73%) Unix
16 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
17 15 (18.29%) Finance
17 15 (18.29%) DNS
18 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
19 13 (15.85%) SCOM
19 13 (15.85%) Network Security

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 18 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (14.63%) Apache
3 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.76%) nginx
6 7 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.22%) JBoss
8 1 (1.22%) SugarCRM
8 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (41.46%) Office 365
3 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (15.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (15.85%) IaaS
4 13 (15.85%) PaaS
5 4 (4.88%) GitHub
5 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.44%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.80%) Firewall
2 22 (26.83%) VPN
3 19 (23.17%) LAN
3 19 (23.17%) WAN
4 15 (18.29%) DNS
5 13 (15.85%) Network Security
5 13 (15.85%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (9.76%) VLAN
7 7 (8.54%) Skype
7 7 (8.54%) tcpdump
7 7 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (8.54%) Wireshark
8 6 (7.32%) SAN
9 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.66%) SMS
11 2 (2.44%) Internet
12 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
2 8 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.22%) Redis
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) LAMP
2 4 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (4.88%) OpenVZ
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (69.51%) Windows
2 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
3 35 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (39.02%) Linux
5 23 (28.05%) Windows 7
6 22 (26.83%) Windows 10
7 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (20.73%) Unix
9 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
9 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.88%) Solaris
11 3 (3.66%) CentOS
12 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
2 10 (12.20%) CRM
2 10 (12.20%) ITIL
3 8 (9.76%) DevOps
3 8 (9.76%) Open Source
4 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.66%) ETL
7 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.66%) Runbook
7 3 (3.66%) Security Management
8 2 (2.44%) High Availability
8 2 (2.44%) Information Security
8 2 (2.44%) QMS
8 2 (2.44%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.66%) Perl
4 3 (3.66%) Python
5 2 (2.44%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) MCSA
2 12 (14.63%) MCSE
3 7 (8.54%) MCP
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) GCP
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.63%) vSphere
5 8 (9.76%) Docker
6 7 (8.54%) Terminal Services
6 7 (8.54%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.88%) KVM
7 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) NFS
8 1 (1.22%) Samba
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCOM
2 10 (12.20%) SCCM
3 9 (10.98%) Backup Exec
4 8 (9.76%) Nagios
5 7 (8.54%) HAProxy
5 7 (8.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (8.54%) Puppet
5 7 (8.54%) WSUS
6 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.66%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.66%) SCSM
7 3 (3.66%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.66%) Simpana
8 2 (2.44%) Ansible
8 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.22%) Cacti
9 1 (1.22%) Mesos
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) VMware
2 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.41%) Dell
4 9 (10.98%) Symantec
5 8 (9.76%) Veeam
6 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle
8 3 (3.66%) CommVault
8 3 (3.66%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (3.66%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) BMC
9 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.22%) EMC
10 1 (1.22%) NetApp
10 1 (1.22%) Sage
10 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.22%) Sun