The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex 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 / West Sussex
Rank 88 104 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.67% 0.27% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.27% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 25
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £52,500
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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1035 1098 1089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.38% 97.34% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 947 992 938
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in West Sussex

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the West Sussex 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
Crawley - 3 £41,000 - 1
East Grinstead +17 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Gatwick - 1 £25,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 4 (22.22%) Games
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Korn
6 4 (22.22%) Online Games
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) AIX
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Online Games
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 3 (16.67%) Debian
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Korn
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) LXC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (5.56%) Concur
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.56%) SAP