Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 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)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 125 140
Rank change year-on-year +29 +15 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.79% 0.70% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.76% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 7
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £25,250 £34,688 £26,250
90th Percentile £44,250 £52,875 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1330 1980 2481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.87% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1525 1836
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,050 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Essex

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Essex

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Essex

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Colchester +11 3 £27,000 -42.40%
Loughton -8 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £35,000 -
Brentwood - 1 £42,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Sophos
5 4 (36.36%) MCSA
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (27.27%) Meraki
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) NetApp
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) CCA
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Zimbra
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) OpenVPN
4 1 (9.09%) PBX
4 1 (9.09%) SMS
4 1 (9.09%) Softphone
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) VyOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
1 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
1 1 (9.09%) Security Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) CCA
3 2 (18.18%) CCAA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Terminal Services
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Sophos
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Kaseya
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Open-E
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam