The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 103 120
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.53% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.55% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 19
Median salary £43,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +9.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £38,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,000 £57,500
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 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 1410 1467 2349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 97.04% 97.15% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1218 1865
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 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
Milton Keynes -7 8 £43,000 -9.47% 2
Systems Administrator
South East

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

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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (38.89%) VPN
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) Nagios
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 5 (27.78%) Opsview
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Task Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (11.11%) Ansible
8 2 (11.11%) SaaS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Impala
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
1 5 (27.78%) SDLC
1 5 (27.78%) Task Automation
1 5 (27.78%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Energy Management
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Nagios
2 5 (27.78%) Opsview
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
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