The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 26 April 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 97 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.35% 1.07% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.10% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,750 £66,000
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 809 1087 1086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.73% 96.88% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 656 754 854
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £62,500
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 Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Gloucestershire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheltenham +4 1 £52,500 +110.00%
Systems Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Debian
4 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Puppet
4 6 (37.50%) Security Hardening
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (18.75%) Ansible
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) FinancialForce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Force.com
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) FCoE
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Redmine
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CESG
1 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (6.25%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Debian
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Security Hardening
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) High Availability
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Delphi
4 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PHP 5
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SANS
3 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Ceph
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) Samba
2 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
3 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) Scality
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Zend