Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 82 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 2 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.99% 0.22% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.22% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
10th Percentile £28,700 - £24,500
25th Percentile £33,125 £32,750 £25,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,500 £31,250
Median % change year-on-year +19.40% +7.20% -
75th Percentile £40,313 £34,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £42,375 - -
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,205 902 1,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.50% 97.30% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 889 770 903
10th Percentile £23,200 £27,500 £23,800
25th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.61%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in the North East

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Administrator in the North East.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in the North East

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Administrator in the North East over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in the North East

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Durham - 11 £40,000 - 3
Tyne and Wear -19 1 £45,000 +34.33% 1
Northumberland - 1 £32,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 North East region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Azure
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Security Patching
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (69.23%) Veritas
4 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
4 9 (69.23%) Degree
4 9 (69.23%) WSUS
4 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
4 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
4 9 (69.23%) .NET
4 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
4 9 (69.23%) vSphere

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
1 9 (69.23%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 6 (46.15%) Social Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) Security Patching
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) High Availability
2 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Patch Management
3 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Information Management
4 5 (38.46%) Revenue Management
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
1 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) MCSA
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
1 9 (69.23%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Sage