The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 67 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.27% 0.64% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.66% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Median salary £30,000 £33,808 £36,800
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.26% -8.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 463 607 759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.89% 96.50% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 381 523 646
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Sheffield

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Sheffield region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Degree
1 9 (90.00%) Biotechnology
1 9 (90.00%) SonicWALL
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) vSphere
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) IIS
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) EMC
1 9 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) Network Management
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
1 9 (90.00%) Algorithms
1 9 (90.00%) EMC VNX
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) SaaS
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Informatics
3 4 (40.00%) Windows

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 9 (90.00%) IIS
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Algorithms
1 9 (90.00%) Biotechnology
1 9 (90.00%) EMC VNX
1 9 (90.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Network Management
1 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) EMC
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) SonicWALL
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Veeam