The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 147 139
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 45 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.54% 0.72% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.74% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 33
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 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 2836 3095 3291
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.82% 97.36% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2477 2677
Median salary £37,500 £37,846 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% -2.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 30 March 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 30 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
Nottinghamshire +15 18 £38,750 +14.81%
Northamptonshire +35 16 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Derbyshire +12 8 £25,000 -25.37%
Leicestershire -6 1 £20,500 -54.44%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 44 (53.66%) Linux
2 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 26 (31.71%) VMware
4 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (28.05%) DevOps
6 22 (26.83%) CentOS
7 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
8 20 (24.39%) Windows
9 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
10 18 (21.95%) ITIL
10 18 (21.95%) Ubuntu
10 18 (21.95%) Hyper-V
11 17 (20.73%) Finance
12 16 (19.51%) Debian
12 16 (19.51%) Firewall
12 16 (19.51%) DNS
13 14 (17.07%) DHCP
13 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.07%) SAN
13 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (15.85%) SCOM
14 13 (15.85%) Cisco
15 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
16 11 (13.41%) Matrix Organization
16 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
16 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
16 11 (13.41%) Matrix Management
16 11 (13.41%) Terminal Services
17 10 (12.20%) SQL

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 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.32%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.66%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) DNS
1 16 (19.51%) Firewall
2 14 (17.07%) DHCP
2 14 (17.07%) SAN
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
3 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.10%) WAN
4 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.44%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.44%) LDAP
4 2 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.76%) MySQL
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.44%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) LAMP
2 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.10%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (2.44%) FMCG
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.66%) Linux
2 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (26.83%) CentOS
4 20 (24.39%) Windows
5 18 (21.95%) Ubuntu
6 16 (19.51%) Debian
7 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (6.10%) Unix
11 2 (2.44%) Fedora
11 2 (2.44%) HPUX
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) DevOps
2 18 (21.95%) ITIL
3 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
3 11 (13.41%) Matrix Management
3 11 (13.41%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.76%) High Availability
5 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.10%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) Workflow
7 4 (4.88%) Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Server Building
9 2 (2.44%) CAD
9 2 (2.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.44%) ERP
9 2 (2.44%) Network Design
9 2 (2.44%) PLM
9 2 (2.44%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.10%) C#
5 5 (6.10%) VB
5 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.10%) VB6
5 5 (6.10%) VBA
6 3 (3.66%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) HND
2 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.41%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.32%) vSphere
5 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.44%) NFS
6 2 (2.44%) Postfix
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCOM
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) VMware
2 19 (23.17%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.85%) Cisco
5 5 (6.10%) Nintex
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle
7 2 (2.44%) Adobe
7 2 (2.44%) Google
7 2 (2.44%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.22%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.22%) Northgate
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
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