The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 59 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.21% 1.14% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.14% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 17
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 472 525 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.37% 99.81% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 419 475 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Dorset

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bournemouth -5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Systems Administrator
South West

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Dorset region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Draytek
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Draytek
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft