The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,571 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 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)
England > East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 127 159
Rank change year-on-year +2 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.57% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.61% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 28
East Midlands median annual salary £35,571 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.63% +3.70%  
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,875 £39,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2578 3229 3650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.95% 97.52% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9349 12227 14984
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in the East Midlands

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leicestershire +15 7 £35,571 +9.44%
Nottinghamshire -18 6 £43,500 +20.00% 1
Northamptonshire +1 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Derbyshire +6 2 £27,000 -28.47% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 25 (34.72%) Linux
3 23 (31.94%) Windows
3 23 (31.94%) VMware
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
6 16 (22.22%) SAN
6 16 (22.22%) DNS
7 15 (20.83%) SCOM
7 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 15 (20.83%) DevOps
8 14 (19.44%) DHCP
9 13 (18.06%) ITIL
9 13 (18.06%) Cisco
9 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (16.67%) Firewall
10 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 11 (15.28%) Matrix Management
11 11 (15.28%) Matrix Organization
12 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
12 10 (13.89%) LAMP
12 10 (13.89%) Terminal Services
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu
13 9 (12.50%) CentOS
13 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (11.11%) SQL
15 7 (9.72%) MySQL

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Cognos Controller
1 4 (5.56%) NetSuite
1 4 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.39%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) IaaS
2 4 (5.56%) PaaS
3 3 (4.17%) Office 365
4 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) DNS
1 16 (22.22%) SAN
2 14 (19.44%) DHCP
3 12 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (8.33%) LAN
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (4.17%) Internet
5 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.78%) NAS
6 2 (2.78%) PBX
6 2 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) LDAP
7 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.72%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.78%) FMCG
2 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Linux
2 23 (31.94%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.50%) CentOS
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.72%) Debian
6 4 (5.56%) Unix
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.78%) Fedora
8 2 (2.78%) HPUX
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) DevOps
2 13 (18.06%) ITIL
3 11 (15.28%) Matrix Management
3 11 (15.28%) Matrix Organization
4 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.72%) ERP
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.94%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) E-business
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Network Design
8 4 (5.56%) Operations Management
8 4 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (4.17%) High Availability
9 3 (4.17%) Task Automation
10 2 (2.78%) CAD
10 2 (2.78%) Case Management
10 2 (2.78%) Contract Management
10 2 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) ACCA
1 4 (5.56%) CIMA
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) HNC
3 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (13.89%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.56%) vSphere
7 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.78%) NFS
8 2 (2.78%) Postfix
9 1 (1.39%) iptables
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) SCOM
2 6 (8.33%) SCCM
3 4 (5.56%) WSUS
4 2 (2.78%) Ansible
4 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) VMware
2 13 (18.06%) Cisco
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.33%) SAP
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Cognos
6 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 4 (5.56%) JD Edwards
6 4 (5.56%) Kaspersky
6 4 (5.56%) Sage
7 3 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (2.78%) Adobe
8 2 (2.78%) Google
8 2 (2.78%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix
9 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.39%) Informatica
9 1 (1.39%) Northgate
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