The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 80 80 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.04% 1.29% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.35% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Median salary £21,000 £47,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.78% +57.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 837 962 1123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.54% 95.15% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 677 762 853
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 10 (52.63%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Ruby
4 9 (47.37%) Nagios
4 9 (47.37%) Puppet
4 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 8 (42.11%) Opsview
5 8 (42.11%) SDLC
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
8 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) CloudFront
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Heroku
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.53%) InfiniBand
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Impala
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bundler
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (5.26%) Memcached
1 1 (5.26%) ODBC
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
1 8 (42.11%) SDLC
1 8 (42.11%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Active Record
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
1 11 (57.89%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Nagios
1 9 (47.37%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
2 8 (42.11%) Opsview
3 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (10.53%) ANSYS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) New Relic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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