The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,917 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 64 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 2 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.32% 1.56% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.59% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 6
Median salary £35,917 £38,606 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.96% +10.30%  
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 613 629 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.99% 98.44% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 505 551 439
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Somerset

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Somerset

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Somerset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Somerset

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Yeovil - 1 £24,333 -
Systems Administrator
South West

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

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 Somerset region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Infobright
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Check_MK
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Pingdom
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Infobright
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam