Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 25 September 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 155 155
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 16
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.34% -11.86% +21.25%
10th Percentile £27,036 £31,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,625 £53,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,491 2,768 2,959
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.36% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,058 2,226 2,453
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 6 months to 25 September 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
Milton Keynes +11 10 £45,000 +9.09% 1
High Wycombe - 4 £46,250 - 1
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

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

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Security Management
7 2 (13.33%) SMTP
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) Linked Data
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Economy
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Linked Data
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Data Science
3 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
1 1 (6.67%) Xymon
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas