The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 64 72 81
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.61% 1.50% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.53% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

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 601 786 935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.47% 98.37% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 553 751 718
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Southampton

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Python
4 11 (47.83%) PHP
4 11 (47.83%) MySQL
4 11 (47.83%) MS Office
4 11 (47.83%) VoIP
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (30.43%) OOP
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
8 7 (30.43%) Internet
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) Android
10 5 (21.74%) Office 365
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
10 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
10 5 (21.74%) C
10 5 (21.74%) C++
10 5 (21.74%) Perl
11 4 (17.39%) LDAP
11 4 (17.39%) SSL
11 4 (17.39%) VPN

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) VoIP
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) LDAP
4 4 (17.39%) SSL
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) 3G
5 2 (8.70%) 4G
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Trac
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) iPhone
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Android
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
6 4 (17.39%) VMS
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (8.70%) Unix
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) OOP
5 6 (26.09%) Security Management
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Content Management
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Information Management
8 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) C
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FreeIPA
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
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