Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 23 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 84 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.24% 0.11% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.11% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £22,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -32.31% -23.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £54,750 £23,000 £34,875
North West median annual salary £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.95% -6.15% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 854 887 924
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.37% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 683 788 749
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,900 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Lancashire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Lancashire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Lancashire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Rossendale - 3 £32,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £62,500 -
Preston - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Lancashire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) VMware
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Business One
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) MS Access
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Sage
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 2 (18.18%) Validation

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ADSL
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (36.36%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Product Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (18.18%) GDPR
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Sage
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) HP