Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 119 145
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 18 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.08% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 17
Milton Keynes median annual salary £41,750 £49,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +23.75% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £53,250 £43,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%

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 1597 1627 2596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 98.19% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1425 2170
Milton Keynes median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,750 £60,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) Puppet
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (16.67%) Ansible
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Biometrics
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) Apache
5 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) SMTP
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 3 (16.67%) User Stories
2 2 (11.11%) Biometrics
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Energy Management
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) TippingPoint