The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 79 102 100
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.48% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% -21.11%  
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 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 905 1258 1107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.69% 96.99% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 520 801 732
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) NFS
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) Firmware
3 4 (36.36%) Samba
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) CCTV
5 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Games
6 1 (9.09%) Maya
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Houdini
2 1 (9.09%) Maya
2 1 (9.09%) NUKE
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) InterBase
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Games
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (18.18%) CCTV
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
3 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Firmware
2 4 (36.36%) NFS
2 4 (36.36%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) VMware