The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 - 254
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.058% - 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% - 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
North West median annual salary £48,750 - £37,500
10th Percentile £41,250 - £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 - £42,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6612 5478 6233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.41% 97.79% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20848 19393 22584
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the North West

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the North West.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the North West

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Administrator in the North West

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (42.86%) SCDPM
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Allocation

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCDPM
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
1 3 (42.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware