Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 77 108
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 16 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.71% 1.13% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.15% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,571 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.45% -20.07% +11.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,250 £24,580
90th Percentile £65,000 £38,625 £48,175
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,571 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.42% +9.45% -13.33%

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 915 869 1,423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 98.41% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 800 771 1,196
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 -11 10 £40,000 +12.45% 2
Lutterworth - 2 £45,000 - 2
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Fintech
6 4 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (25.00%) GDPR
6 4 (25.00%) Aruba
6 4 (25.00%) VLAN
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) WLAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Force.com
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) GitLab
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) GDPR
2 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Aruba
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow