Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 124 149
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.16% 1.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.28% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 10
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £35,025 £35,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £41,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,106 2,024 2,439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.09% 97.45% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,828 1,850 2,249
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,350 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Crawley +3 6 £52,000 +22.35% 1
Gatwick - 4 £60,000 -
Burgess Hill -28 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Chichester - 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £27,500 -
Worthing - 1 £38,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Korn
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) Games
4 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) AIX
4 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.00%) Online Games
5 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.00%) QMS
5 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (16.00%) CentOS
5 4 (16.00%) Bourne shell
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
5 4 (16.00%) GlusterFS
5 4 (16.00%) Server Hardening

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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) Online Games
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CCTV
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Benchmarking
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.00%) QMS
3 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (16.00%) Server Hardening
3 4 (16.00%) Storage Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Korn
1 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) AWK
3 4 (16.00%) Bourne shell
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) OCA
1 4 (16.00%) OCP
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (16.00%) RHCE
1 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) GlusterFS
1 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (16.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 4 (16.00%) Centrify
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) StorageTek
4 4 (16.00%) Sun
4 4 (16.00%) Veritas
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) ShoreTel
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds