The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 53 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.28% 1.06% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.08% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +70.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 498 461 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.38% 97.67% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 371 375 352
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Merseyside

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Merseyside

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wirral - 2 - -
St Helens -10 1 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) SCDPM
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) NAS
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) SCOM
4 6 (54.55%) SCVMM
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) VB
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) iPad
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Law
6 4 (36.36%) Legal
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) MCSA
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Avaya

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) NAS
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) NuGet
General
1 4 (36.36%) Law
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCSA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
1 6 (54.55%) SCDPM
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
1 6 (54.55%) SCVMM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Avaya
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