Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 358 344
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 12 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.090% 0.008% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.008% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 9
North West median annual salary £62,500 £70,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.35% +56.67% +60.71%
10th Percentile £55,425 £70,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12848 12139 12423
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10290 10208 10309
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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
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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 6 £57,000 -19.15%
Lancashire - 2 £62,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £62,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (83.33%) VMware
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) Product Management
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Google
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Network Management
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Product Management
1 8 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft