The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 200 154
Rank change year-on-year +7 -46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 51 36 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.70% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.71% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 75
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,100 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,750 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in the South West

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in the South West

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in the South West

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol -9 16 £33,500 -16.25%
Gloucestershire +2 13 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 11 £35,250 - 2
Somerset -13 6 £52,500 +75.00%
Devon +8 4 £21,250 -9.57%
Dorset -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 58 (69.88%) Linux
2 45 (54.22%) Finance
3 37 (44.58%) Puppet
4 31 (37.35%) Ansible
5 30 (36.14%) Python
6 28 (33.73%) DevOps
7 26 (31.33%) SAP
8 25 (30.12%) Perl
8 25 (30.12%) Windows
9 23 (27.71%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (27.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 23 (27.71%) Marketing
9 23 (27.71%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (27.71%) VMware
9 23 (27.71%) Programme Management
9 23 (27.71%) Manufacturing
9 23 (27.71%) Electronics
9 23 (27.71%) Telecoms
9 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
10 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
10 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
11 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
12 15 (18.07%) MySQL
12 15 (18.07%) Docker
13 14 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (16.87%) SQL
14 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
14 12 (14.46%) Mac OS X
14 12 (14.46%) Games
14 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (10.84%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.64%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) nginx
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (27.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.61%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.43%) GitHub
3 4 (4.82%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.61%) Office 365
5 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) DNS
1 9 (10.84%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) DHCP
3 7 (8.43%) SAN
3 7 (8.43%) VLAN
3 7 (8.43%) Wireless
4 4 (4.82%) LAN
4 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) HTTP
5 3 (3.61%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.20%) LDAP
6 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.20%) SSH
6 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) MySQL
2 11 (13.25%) MariaDB
3 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Bitbucket
3 7 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (54.22%) Finance
2 23 (27.71%) Electronics
2 23 (27.71%) Manufacturing
2 23 (27.71%) Marketing
2 23 (27.71%) Telecoms
3 12 (14.46%) Games
4 6 (7.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) LAMP
2 4 (4.82%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.41%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.20%) PACS
3 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 58 (69.88%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Windows
3 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
4 12 (14.46%) CentOS
4 12 (14.46%) Mac OS X
5 11 (13.25%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.82%) Debian
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) DevOps
2 23 (27.71%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (27.71%) Digital Marketing
2 23 (27.71%) Programme Management
3 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
3 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (14.46%) Time Management
4 11 (13.25%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (9.64%) Change Management
5 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.43%) Server Patching
6 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.02%) Task Automation
9 4 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.82%) ITIL
9 4 (4.82%) Service Management
10 3 (3.61%) SOA
10 3 (3.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) Python
2 25 (30.12%) Perl
3 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
4 14 (16.87%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.84%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.41%) C
9 1 (1.20%) Groovy
9 1 (1.20%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.20%) Jython
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) MCSA
5 2 (2.41%) MCSE
5 2 (2.41%) MOS
6 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) Docker
3 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.02%) Dovecot
4 5 (6.02%) Postfix
5 4 (4.82%) Ceph
6 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.20%) Squid
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (44.58%) Puppet
2 31 (37.35%) Ansible
3 14 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.23%) Salt
5 4 (4.82%) Galera Cluster
5 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.41%) Nagios
7 1 (1.20%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.20%) Grafana
7 1 (1.20%) Iperf
7 1 (1.20%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.20%) SCCM
7 1 (1.20%) SCOM
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) SAP
2 23 (27.71%) VMware
3 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
4 11 (13.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) Scality
6 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) CODA
6 3 (3.61%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) New Relic
8 1 (1.20%) Apple
8 1 (1.20%) Dell
8 1 (1.20%) Draytek
8 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.20%) Infobright
8 1 (1.20%) Juniper
8 1 (1.20%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.20%) RedGate
8 1 (1.20%) Remedy
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago