Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 80 103
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.89% 2.27% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.32% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 10
Somerset median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £33,100 £22,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £44,500 £50,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -11.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 1,049 1,207 1,231
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 97.65% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1,016 1,035
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £59,250 £58,450
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Bath +12 9 £36,500 -23.16% 2
Systems Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Somerset region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Mitel
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) Nagios
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Modbus
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (20.00%) Network Management
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Btrfs
4 1 (10.00%) Ceph
4 1 (10.00%) DRBD
4 1 (10.00%) KVM
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Check_MK
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (10.00%) PaperCut
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam