The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 April 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)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.22% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,300 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £62,500 £38,750
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 Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 631 858 1130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.48% 92.86% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 465 711 855
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Bedfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Bedfordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Bedford +5 3 £37,500 -23.85%
Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) IIS
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCSE
2 5 (29.41%) MCSA

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (35.29%) IIS
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Housing
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 3 (17.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) EDMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) HACMP
1 1 (5.88%) LPAR
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCP
1 5 (29.41%) MCSA
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Anite
2 1 (5.88%) Capita
2 1 (5.88%) Civica
2 1 (5.88%) Comino
2 1 (5.88%) Northgate