The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 97 106 114
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.64% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.02% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 15
Median salary £21,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.78% +11.76%  
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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1357 1669 1899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.86% 95.54% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1336 1457
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Buckinghamshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Milton Keynes 0 9 £21,000 -55.78% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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

1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Ruby
4 9 (47.37%) Nagios
4 9 (47.37%) Puppet
4 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 8 (42.11%) Opsview
5 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Heroku
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.53%) InfiniBand
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Impala
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bundler
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (5.26%) Memcached
1 1 (5.26%) ODBC
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
1 8 (42.11%) SDLC
1 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Active Record
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Nagios
1 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
2 8 (42.11%) Opsview
3 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (10.53%) ANSYS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) New Relic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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