Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 22 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 83 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.60% 1.90% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 2.01% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 13
Merseyside median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +56.25% -52.00%
10th Percentile £37,025 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,950 £57,125 £65,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.95% -6.15% -4.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 932 1241 898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 94.16% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 716 895 673
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Liverpool +5 3 £62,500 +56.25% 1
St Helens -6 1 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible

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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) NuGet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Product Management
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft