Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 139 138
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.39% 1.24% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.28% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 42
Oxfordshire median annual salary £44,000 £38,212 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.09% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,450 £26,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £59,625
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,752 2,649 3,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.83% 96.50% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,409 2,231 2,449
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +3.45%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +7 28 £44,000 -7.37% 9
Wallingford -12 3 £35,000 - 1
Thame - 2 £24,000 -
Abingdon -2 1 £45,000 -
Witney - 1 £26,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) DevOps
3 14 (35.90%) Perl
3 14 (35.90%) VMware
4 13 (33.33%) Python
4 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 11 (28.21%) Machine Learning
5 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
5 11 (28.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) Puppet
7 8 (20.51%) Ansible
7 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.95%) Informatics
8 7 (17.95%) Salt
8 7 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (17.95%) Bioinformatics
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.82%) DHCP
10 5 (12.82%) DNS
10 5 (12.82%) Unix
11 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.26%) VPN
11 4 (10.26%) VoIP
11 4 (10.26%) Firewall
11 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi

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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) lighttpd
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Cloudflare
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Route 53
3 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DHCP
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) Broadband
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) CentOS
5 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Debian
6 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.56%) VMS
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) DevOps
2 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
2 11 (28.21%) Machine Learning
2 11 (28.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (17.95%) Bioinformatics
3 7 (17.95%) Informatics
4 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Vision
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Cash Management
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Perl
2 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 13 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) MCSA
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Postfix
5 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Ansible
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Salt
3 3 (7.69%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) Cacti
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) CommVault
2 2 (5.13%) Freshdesk
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) New Relic
2 2 (5.13%) PagerDuty
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Sophos