Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.26% 1.02% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.04% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 30
South Yorkshire median annual salary £31,000 £44,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.55% +35.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,250 £17,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £46,900 £40,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -

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 1074 1340 1580
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 97.60% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1110 1395
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,675 £22,500 £22,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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
Sheffield +26 23 £32,250 -26.70% 3
Doncaster +4 2 £27,500 -
Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Apache
2 16 (64.00%) MySQL
3 15 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (60.00%) Ansible
4 14 (56.00%) Puppet
5 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (48.00%) nginx
6 12 (48.00%) Firewall
6 12 (48.00%) VPN
7 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (44.00%) Rackspace
7 11 (44.00%) Docker
7 11 (44.00%) Kubernetes
8 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (40.00%) High Availability
8 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
9 9 (36.00%) HAProxy
9 9 (36.00%) GlusterFS
9 9 (36.00%) iptables
10 8 (32.00%) Varnish
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.00%) Data Security
12 4 (16.00%) Service Management
12 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL
12 4 (16.00%) Unix
12 4 (16.00%) LAMP
13 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared

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 16 (64.00%) Apache
2 12 (48.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
1 12 (48.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) SMS
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) OLAP
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL CLR
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) High Availability
2 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Data Security
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) B2B
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (4.00%) ETL Development
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) R
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Docker
2 9 (36.00%) GlusterFS
2 9 (36.00%) iptables
3 8 (32.00%) Varnish
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (12.00%) Dovecot
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Postfix
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Ansible
1 15 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (56.00%) Puppet
3 11 (44.00%) Kubernetes
4 9 (36.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (8.00%) IFS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) RedGate
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) VMware