The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 June 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 100 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.17% 1.17% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.20% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 1
Median salary £45,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1096 1246 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.57% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 698 660 764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Glasgow

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Glasgow region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) CCTV
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware

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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) InterBase
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Samba
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) VMware