Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 24 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 93 117
Rank change year-on-year -23 +24 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.20% 1.55% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 5
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £39,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% +44.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £27,300 £21,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £44,350 £52,500 £48,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1422 1314 1364
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.12% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1172 1218
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,750 £22,675
90th Percentile £59,100 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Southampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Southampton

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 1 (33.33%) Isilon
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware