Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £38,212 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 25 July 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 129 111
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 55 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.97% 1.67% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.73% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 69
Oxfordshire median annual salary £38,212 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £32,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,625 £49,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2702 3071 2920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.81% 96.72% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2316 2574 2403
Oxfordshire median annual salary £44,266 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.63% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Oxfordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Oxford -23 14 £45,000 -
Wallingford - 9 £35,000 -
Banbury - 4 £28,500 -
Abingdon +37 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 31 (56.36%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) Degree
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.09%) Red Hat
5 15 (27.27%) VMware
6 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
8 12 (21.82%) Firewall
8 12 (21.82%) Python
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco
8 12 (21.82%) CentOS
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.18%) MCSA
10 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (16.36%) DHCP
11 9 (16.36%) Internet
11 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (14.55%) Debian
12 8 (14.55%) DevOps
12 8 (14.55%) vCenter Server
13 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (12.73%) 3D Printing
13 7 (12.73%) CAD

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) nginx
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Jetty
5 1 (1.82%) lighttpd
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) AutoCAD
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.91%) PTC Creo
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Datadog
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) DNS
3 9 (16.36%) DHCP
3 9 (16.36%) Internet
4 7 (12.73%) LAN
4 7 (12.73%) WAN
5 3 (5.45%) IPv6
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.64%) IPv4
6 2 (3.64%) LDAP
6 2 (3.64%) Network Security
6 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.82%) HTTP
7 1 (1.82%) Intranet
7 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.82%) Skype
7 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) MariaDB
5 2 (3.64%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) LAMP
1 2 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) Kafka
2 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) 3D Printing
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Linux
2 31 (56.36%) Windows
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
4 12 (21.82%) CentOS
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.55%) Debian
8 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.91%) Solaris
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.64%) Unix
11 1 (1.82%) Fedora
11 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) DevOps
2 7 (12.73%) CAD
2 7 (12.73%) CAE
2 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (12.73%) Document Management
2 7 (12.73%) Finite Element Analysis
2 7 (12.73%) PDM
2 7 (12.73%) PLM
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Software Licensing
6 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.45%) Physics
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Python
2 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
3 7 (12.73%) Perl
4 6 (10.91%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (18.18%) MCSA
4 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.27%) HND
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.45%) Master's Degree
6 3 (5.45%) PhD
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Docker
3 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.64%) Postfix
5 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.82%) Gluster
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) vCenter Server
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.91%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) SCCM
4 3 (5.45%) Ansible
4 3 (5.45%) Nagios
5 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.82%) Cacti
6 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.82%) logstash
6 1 (1.82%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Red Hat
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) ANSYS
5 6 (10.91%) EMC
5 6 (10.91%) PTC
6 3 (5.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Google
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Percona
7 1 (1.82%) SAP