The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 67 71
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £16,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -67.00%  
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 Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 429 470 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.55% 96.51% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 395 411 473
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Tyne and Wear

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) RHCA
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) VMware

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware