The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 68 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.86% 2.03% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.10% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 20
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 669 715 763
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.12% 96.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 565 636 653
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) Docker
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) IPv4
7 1 (8.33%) IPv6
7 1 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) lighttpd
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) IPv4
2 1 (8.33%) IPv6
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) PABX
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) InfluxDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Postfix
3 1 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Cacti
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) SAP