Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 108 119
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 33 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.07% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.11% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 18
Milton Keynes median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -31.58% +58.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £47,000 £50,625 £51,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -

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 1,553 1,627 1,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.18% 97.37% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 1,345 1,607
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 11 (33.33%) Python
3 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (30.30%) VPN
4 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
5 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) VLAN
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) SMTP
5 9 (27.27%) HTTP
5 9 (27.27%) Firewall
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (18.18%) Docker
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 6 (18.18%) Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) Perl
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Biometrics
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 5 (15.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (30.30%) VPN
3 9 (27.27%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) HTTP
3 9 (27.27%) SMTP
3 9 (27.27%) VLAN
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Digital Economy
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Visualforce
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Linked Data
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps
3 7 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (18.18%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Biometrics
5 5 (15.15%) Business Development
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Data Science
5 5 (15.15%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL V3
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Workflow
6 4 (12.12%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (12.12%) High Availability
6 4 (12.12%) Task Automation
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Apex Code
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) VCP5
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat