Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 24 May 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 63 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.71% 2.29% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.47% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 11
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +60.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £43,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +14.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 539 446 861
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 92.72% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 465 373 589
Cheltenham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,600 £25,350 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £63,500 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.83% -5.29% +6.25%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Cheltenham

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Cheltenham region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (75.00%) VMware