The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
London / Croydon
Rank 32 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.73% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169 254 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.69% 99.61% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 142 219 131
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Croydon

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Croydon

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Croydon region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) CentOS
2 17 (70.83%) Telecoms
2 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 17 (70.83%) Nagios
3 16 (66.67%) Perl
3 16 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 13 (54.17%) Apache
5 12 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 8 (33.33%) PHP
6 8 (33.33%) MySQL
6 8 (33.33%) LAMP
7 7 (29.17%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (16.67%) Open Source
10 4 (16.67%) CFEngine
10 4 (16.67%) Puppet
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Cacti
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 2 (8.33%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 13 (54.17%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
4 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 17 (70.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Bash Shell
2 16 (66.67%) Perl
3 8 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) iptables
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (70.83%) Nagios
2 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (16.67%) Cacti
3 4 (16.67%) CFEngine
3 4 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft