Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £38,212 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 124 115
Rank change year-on-year -26 -9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 51 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.87% 1.81% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.86% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 74
Oxfordshire median annual salary £38,212 £35,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.18% -21.35% +18.67%
10th Percentile £33,084 £26,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%

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 2995 2736 3271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.37% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2472 2213 2672
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -34 12 £45,000 +28.57%
Wallingford - 2 £35,000 -
Abingdon -1 1 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) CAD
5 6 (22.22%) CAE
5 6 (22.22%) PLM
5 6 (22.22%) PDM
5 6 (22.22%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) 3D Printing
5 6 (22.22%) Finite Element Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Document Management
5 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (18.52%) ANSYS
6 5 (18.52%) PTC Creo
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
6 5 (18.52%) PTC
6 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 5 (18.52%) AutoCAD

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 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) lighttpd
2 3 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) AutoCAD
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (18.52%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Route 53
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) HTTP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) IPv6
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.70%) IPv4
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) 3D Printing
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.70%) PACS
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) FreeBSD
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Debian
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) CAD
2 6 (22.22%) CAE
2 6 (22.22%) Document Management
2 6 (22.22%) Finite Element Analysis
2 6 (22.22%) PDM
2 6 (22.22%) PLM
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCSA
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Postfix
3 3 (11.11%) Varnish
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cacti
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) ANSYS
2 5 (18.52%) PTC
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Perforce