Period
to 30 July 2021

The median annual salary for an IT Systems Administrator was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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

IT System Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +160
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Systems Administrator 4 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,750 - -
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,313 880 1,829
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.46% 95.03% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 900 603 1,292
10th Percentile £31,950 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,100 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,768 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IT Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Systems Administrator in Glasgow

IT Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IT Systems Administrator in Glasgow.

Salary trend for IT Systems Administrator in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring IT Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019

IT Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Veeam
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL