The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.18% 2.44% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.52% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 28
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,250 £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 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 1372 1430 1460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.55% 96.75% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1222 1180
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +13.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 Oxfordshire

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Oxford -24 7 £45,000 -
Wallingford - 3 £36,000 -
Abingdon +29 1 £45,000 +2.27%
Banbury - 1 £57,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 44 (81.48%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
4 14 (25.93%) Python
4 14 (25.93%) VMware
5 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
6 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.22%) Unix
6 12 (22.22%) Perl
6 12 (22.22%) CentOS
7 11 (20.37%) ITIL
7 11 (20.37%) Firewall
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco
8 10 (18.52%) Internet
8 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.52%) Ruby
9 9 (16.67%) DNS
9 9 (16.67%) Office 365
10 8 (14.81%) DevOps
10 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.81%) DHCP
10 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (14.81%) Debian
10 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (14.81%) Degree
11 7 (12.96%) SCCM
11 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery

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 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.41%) nginx
5 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.70%) Jetty
7 1 (1.85%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Datadog
4 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) Internet
3 9 (16.67%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) DHCP
5 6 (11.11%) LAN
5 6 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) Network Security
7 3 (5.56%) SAN
7 3 (5.56%) SSL
7 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.70%) HTTP
8 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.70%) LDAP
8 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.85%) VPN
9 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.56%) Redis
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) UniData
4 1 (1.85%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.41%) Automotive
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
2 3 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) CentOS
3 12 (22.22%) Unix
4 8 (14.81%) Debian
4 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris
6 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.85%) Fedora
9 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) DevOps
3 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.41%) Information Security
4 4 (7.41%) Information Security Management
4 4 (7.41%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Security Management
4 4 (7.41%) Software Licensing
4 4 (7.41%) Web Development
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.56%) ERP
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.56%) Physics
6 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
2 14 (25.93%) Python
3 12 (22.22%) Perl
4 10 (18.52%) Ruby
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) HND
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.26%) Docker
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (3.70%) Gluster
5 2 (3.70%) Postfix
6 1 (1.85%) KVM
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) Varnish
6 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Ansible
3 4 (7.41%) Nagios
4 3 (5.56%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.70%) Sysdig
5 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.85%) Cacti
6 1 (1.85%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.52%) Cisco
5 6 (11.11%) Apple
5 6 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) Percona
8 1 (1.85%) ANSYS
8 1 (1.85%) PTC