The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 50 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.91% 1.75% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.87% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £44,500 £25,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.00% -58.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £22,500 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £37,500 £68,000
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 Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 206 482 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 93.64% 93.77% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 158 290 306
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 Cheltenham

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Cheltenham

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheltenham region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) MariaDB
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (66.67%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 6 (66.67%) Debian
3 6 (66.67%) Security Hardening
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
6 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
6 1 (11.11%) GitHub
6 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (11.11%) Zend
6 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
6 1 (11.11%) DICOM

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MariaDB
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Debian
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (66.67%) Security Hardening
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Zend