The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 88 81 103
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% 1.37% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.44% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 14
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £30,223 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £35,000 £42,500
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 Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1037 1252 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.01% 95.57% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1067 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Cheshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Cheshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Cheshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wilmslow -10 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Runcorn - 2 £21,000 - 1
Crewe -11 1 £70,000 +115.38%
Systems Administrator
North West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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

1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) CentOS
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) Intranet
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Sage
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
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