Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 October 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 76 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.09% 1.85% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.91% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 4
South Yorkshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.98% -26.70% +35.38%
10th Percentile £31,725 £22,500 £41,475
90th Percentile £36,750 £47,500 £47,050
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +12.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1,148 1,102 1,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.09% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 903 893 1,102
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £23,800 £22,525
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Doncaster - 9 - -
Sheffield -24 4 £34,500 +6.98% 4
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
3 9 (69.23%) Nagios
3 9 (69.23%) JBoss
3 9 (69.23%) Apache
3 9 (69.23%) Tomcat
3 9 (69.23%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) HTTP
3 9 (69.23%) EMC
3 9 (69.23%) RHCE
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
3 9 (69.23%) Ansible
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) SUSE
3 9 (69.23%) Gluster
3 9 (69.23%) RHCSA
3 9 (69.23%) GlusterFS
3 9 (69.23%) Public Cloud
3 9 (69.23%) Server Hardening
3 9 (69.23%) Security Patching

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (69.23%) Apache
1 9 (69.23%) JBoss
1 9 (69.23%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Node.js
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
1 9 (69.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (69.23%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) Load Balancing
1 9 (69.23%) Security Patching
1 9 (69.23%) Server Building
1 9 (69.23%) Server Hardening
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
1 9 (69.23%) RHCE
1 9 (69.23%) RHCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Gluster
1 9 (69.23%) GlusterFS
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Ansible
2 9 (69.23%) Nagios
2 9 (69.23%) vRealize
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) EMC
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec