Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 17 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 89 116
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 22 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.02% 1.73% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.80% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 20
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,100 £42,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +10.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 1043 1387 1864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.12% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 816 938 1641
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,975 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Northamptonshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Northamptonshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Northamptonshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Northampton +20 22 £40,000 +42.86%
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire 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