Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior System Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1128 1139 1193
Rank change year-on-year +11 +54 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 35 68 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.038% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.039% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 80
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -0.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Junior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Systems Administrator in England

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Junior Systems Administrator in England

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Administrator in England

Junior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London -14 20 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South East +55 10 £25,000 -23.08%
East Midlands +32 2 £24,250 +5.43%
Midlands +30 2 £24,250 -3.00%
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
South West +19 1 - -
North of England +12 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £29,500 +31.11% 2
Junior Systems Administrator
UK

Junior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Junior 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 England region featuring Junior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) DevOps
4 11 (31.43%) Docker
5 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
6 9 (25.71%) VMware
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Python
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.71%) Unix
7 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
8 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (17.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (17.14%) CoreOS
9 6 (17.14%) Open Source
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (14.29%) Perl
10 5 (14.29%) Apache
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.29%) Internet
10 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.29%) Ansible
10 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Junior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (17.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
1 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.71%) Unix
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) CoreOS
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.86%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Fedora
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (17.14%) Open Source
3 6 (17.14%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.86%) Microservices
6 1 (2.86%) Online Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.86%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
1 9 (25.71%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Docker
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) iptables
6 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.29%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) Icinga
5 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Aruba
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Motorola
4 1 (2.86%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.86%) SAP