Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 112 88
Rank change year-on-year +41 -24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 24 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.47% 0.66% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 0.68% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 27
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +50.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,829 £25,000
90th Percentile £38,950 £56,250 £43,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,712
% change year-on-year +9.59% +5.15% -10.99%

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 956 1,320 1,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.35% 97.49% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1,019 1,131
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,099 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 +29 12 £30,750 -11.41% 2
Taunton - 7 £33,373 -
Yeovil - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Administrator
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Kerberos
7 6 (25.00%) LDAP
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
8 5 (20.83%) Mitel
8 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.83%) VLAN
8 5 (20.83%) Python

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.83%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (12.50%) HBase
3 2 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
2 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Development
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Docker
4 3 (12.50%) HDFS
5 1 (4.17%) KVM
5 1 (4.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Mitel
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 4 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos