Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 177 236
Rank change year-on-year +2 +59 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 54 84 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.03% 1.28% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.31% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 39
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,925 £24,580 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,750 £42,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5115 6414 7248
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.69% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4268 5081 5877
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £57,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +18 23 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Nottinghamshire -17 12 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Leicestershire +23 5 £31,750 -19.05%
Derbyshire 0 5 £28,000 -
Lincolnshire +12 3 £26,500 -19.70%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) Linux
3 19 (35.19%) Windows
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) DHCP
4 17 (31.48%) DNS
5 14 (25.93%) SCCM
5 14 (25.93%) SAN
6 13 (24.07%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
8 11 (20.37%) Nagios
9 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (18.52%) Python
9 10 (18.52%) ERP
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco
9 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 10 (18.52%) DevOps
9 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
10 9 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) VMware
10 9 (16.67%) CentOS
11 8 (14.81%) Matrix Management
11 8 (14.81%) IBM
11 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.81%) MySQL
11 8 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
12 7 (12.96%) nginx
12 7 (12.96%) Ansible
12 7 (12.96%) LEMP Stack

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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.96%) nginx
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Cognos Controller
1 6 (11.11%) NetSuite
1 6 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) DHCP
1 17 (31.48%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.41%) NAS
5 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (7.41%) Unified Communications
5 4 (7.41%) VLAN
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) VPN
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) PBX
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) Network Security
8 1 (1.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) French Language
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (11.11%) Memcached
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (1.85%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Linux
2 19 (35.19%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.67%) CentOS
5 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.56%) Unix
9 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 2 (3.70%) SUSE
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) DevOps
2 10 (18.52%) ERP
3 8 (14.81%) Matrix Management
3 8 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (11.11%) E-business
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) Case Management
7 2 (3.70%) Contract Management
8 1 (1.85%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
1 10 (18.52%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ACCA
1 6 (11.11%) CIMA
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.41%) XenApp
6 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.85%) iptables
7 1 (1.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 11 (20.37%) Nagios
3 7 (12.96%) Ansible
4 4 (7.41%) WSUS
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.70%) SCOM
5 2 (3.70%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.85%) Cacti
6 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.85%) Icinga
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.85%) Munin
6 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) Opsview
6 1 (1.85%) Salt
6 1 (1.85%) systemd
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) IBM
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) SAP
6 6 (11.11%) Cognos
6 6 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 6 (11.11%) NetApp
6 6 (11.11%) Sage
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix
8 3 (5.56%) HP
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
9 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.85%) Informatica
10 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.85%) SaltStack