Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £31,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 21 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 108 101
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.53% 0.48% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.49% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Leicestershire median annual salary £31,750 £39,221 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +1.87% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,875 £24,580 £31,250
90th Percentile £42,209 £45,900 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.91% +7.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 921 1439 1320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.98% 98.56% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1230 1069
Leicestershire median annual salary £38,500 £40,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.52% +5.84% -0.39%
10th Percentile £24,100 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Leicestershire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leicester +24 1 £44,317 +5.87%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £30,000 -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cacti
3 1 (20.00%) Munin
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (20.00%) Icinga
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) Munin
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (20.00%) VMware