The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 22 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 106 88
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 21 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.93% 0.62% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.65% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 21
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,250
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 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 1061 1237 1174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.52% 95.52% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1168 1047
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 22 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
Crawley +20 17 £42,500 +27.81% 1
Burgess Hill - 4 £35,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Debian
2 20 (71.43%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) Vagrant
3 18 (64.29%) Ansible
4 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
4 17 (60.71%) Perl
4 17 (60.71%) Python
5 13 (46.43%) DNS
6 11 (39.29%) CentOS
7 10 (35.71%) Unix
8 9 (32.14%) KVM
8 9 (32.14%) Device Driver
8 9 (32.14%) SELinux
8 9 (32.14%) DevOps
8 9 (32.14%) iptables
9 8 (28.57%) LXC
9 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 8 (28.57%) Build Automation
9 8 (28.57%) Internet
9 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
12 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (14.29%) MCSA

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Device Driver
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Debian
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) CentOS
3 10 (35.71%) Unix
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Bash Shell
1 17 (60.71%) Perl
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSA
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) iptables
2 9 (32.14%) KVM
3 8 (28.57%) LXC
4 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Ansible
2 9 (32.14%) SELinux
3 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.57%) Concur
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago