The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 45 80 63
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.68% 0.13% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 0.14% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 15
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 545 731 716
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 97.50% 98.25% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 469 551 636
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Northampton - 9 £30,000 -
Systems Administrator
East Midlands

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (61.54%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) DNS
3 13 (50.00%) DHCP
4 12 (46.15%) SCOM
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) SAN
6 10 (38.46%) Terminal Services
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
6 10 (38.46%) Matrix Management
6 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (23.08%) Nintex
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 6 (23.08%) Classic ASP
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (23.08%) Workflow
7 6 (23.08%) VB6
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Service Management
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) VB
7 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 6 (23.08%) VBA

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (38.46%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 6 (23.08%) Classic ASP
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
2 2 (7.69%) Fedora
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 10 (38.46%) Matrix Management
2 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) CAD
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) PLM
4 2 (7.69%) Server Building
4 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 6 (23.08%) VB
1 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
1 6 (23.08%) VB6
1 6 (23.08%) VBA
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) HND
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 10 (38.46%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.69%) NFS
3 2 (7.69%) Postfix
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Nintex
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
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