Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 19 January 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 103 145
Rank change year-on-year +2 +42 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 23 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.49% 1.24% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.26% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 9
Milton Keynes median annual salary £37,500 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.68% +38.57% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £22,600 £27,700
90th Percentile £47,000 £53,250 £39,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year -11.76% +18.88% +2.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,492 1,582 2,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.96% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,402 1,959
Milton Keynes median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) HTTP
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) Biometrics
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) SMTP
6 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) Business Development
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (17.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 4 (17.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) SMTP
3 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Online Games
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 3 (13.04%) CentOS
5 3 (13.04%) SUSE
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Biometrics
2 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
3 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Security Patching
4 3 (13.04%) Task Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) Apex Code
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) TippingPoint