Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 84 75
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.40% 1.72% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.76% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 10
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,535
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.82% -3.70%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,250 £29,125
90th Percentile £46,500 £65,000 £37,751
East Midlands median annual salary £29,500 £40,750 £35,571
% change year-on-year -27.61% +14.56% +6.18%

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 972 909 910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.98% 97.64% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 813 809 776
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £54,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 22 September 2019. 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 +3 4 £40,000 -3.03%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Server Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (25.00%) Rancher
2 1 (25.00%) Salt
2 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altiris
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) VMware