Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northampton 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)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 79 102
Rank change year-on-year +26 +23 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 22 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.21% 1.83% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 1.90% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 18
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,200 £42,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Permanent vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 650 949 1442
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.25% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 490 593 1285
Northampton median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,100 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,700 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Northampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Northampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Northampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Northampton

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

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 Northampton region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 14 (63.64%) SCCM
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) SAN
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 8 (36.36%) Matrix Management
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) NetApp
7 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 4 (18.18%) WSUS
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
8 4 (18.18%) Office 365
8 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) IIS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 12 (54.55%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 4 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) French Language
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) SUSE
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Matrix Management
2 8 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) WSUS
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee
4 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat