Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,691 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 121 116
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.03% 0.78% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.81% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 16
Milton Keynes median annual salary £35,691 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.02% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £64,750 £52,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,691 £42,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.51% -10.00% +18.75%

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 1,598 1,726 1,775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 96.59% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,299 1,335 1,433
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £25,700 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Linked Data
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (29.41%) Blockchain
4 5 (29.41%) Digital Economy
4 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (29.41%) Data Science
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) SMTP
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
6 3 (17.65%) Threat Management
6 3 (17.65%) Docker
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
6 3 (17.65%) SIEM
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (17.65%) Python

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 4 (23.53%) SMTP
2 4 (23.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (29.41%) Digital Economy
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Django
1 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Linked Data
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Analytics
1 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Data Science
2 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Management
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Threat Management
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VCP5
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
2 1 (5.88%) Xymon
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas