The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 March 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 50 58
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.86% 4.33% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 4.44% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 16
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £57,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 685 630 684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 98.42% 97.37% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 595 568 557
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
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 Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Oxford

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (41.67%) Office 365
4 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 9 (37.50%) Perl
4 9 (37.50%) Python
4 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (25.00%) DHCP
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Apple
8 3 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 3 (12.50%) Security Management
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (12.50%) SCCM
8 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 3 (12.50%) Mac OS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) lighttpd
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DHCP
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) InfluxDB
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) FreeBSD
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Information Security
1 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
1 3 (12.50%) Security Management
1 3 (12.50%) Web Development
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Presales
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 9 (37.50%) Perl
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Postfix
4 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) CSIRT
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
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