The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.74% 0.25% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.26% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 378 389 412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 93.10% 98.98% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 295 312 324
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Liverpool

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Liverpool region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) SCOM
3 5 (62.50%) SCVMM
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) SCDPM
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (50.00%) Skype
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (25.00%) Unix

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) NAS
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Skype
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCDPM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
1 5 (62.50%) SCVMM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware