The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 76 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.18% 0.94% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.96% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -21.05%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 728 759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 97.98% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 683 603
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Southampton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

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

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) CMS
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion

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 3 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) G Suite
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) VoIP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
4 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Trac
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) VMS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FreeIPA
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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