Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Administrator was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Junior System Administrator
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1150 1209
Rank change year-on-year +4 +59 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 36 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.039% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.041% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 32 71 81
UK median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24% -2.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Junior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Systems Administrator in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Junior Systems Administrator in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Administrator in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -17 34 £32,000 +6.67% 6
London -23 19 £46,250 +23.33% 4
UK excluding London +24 17 £25,000 -9.09% 2
South East +41 9 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Midlands +29 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands +40 2 £24,250 +5.43%
Scotland - 2 £26,250 -
Yorkshire +20 1 - -
South West +10 1 - -
East of England +9 1 £29,500 +31.11% 1
West Midlands +1 1 £25,000 -
North of England -10 1 - -

Junior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Junior 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 featuring Junior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) DevOps
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (27.78%) Docker
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.00%) Unix
4 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.22%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
7 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (16.67%) Open Source
7 6 (16.67%) Apache
7 6 (16.67%) CoreOS
7 6 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.89%) Perl
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Firewall
8 5 (13.89%) Internet
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi

Junior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (16.67%) Apache
1 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) PaaS
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (5.56%) Office 365
6 1 (2.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LAMP
1 2 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.78%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (25.00%) Unix
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) CoreOS
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.56%) CentOS
8 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.78%) Fedora
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) DevOps
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (16.67%) Open Source
3 6 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (2.78%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.78%) Online Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.78%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Docker
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) iptables
5 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 5 (13.89%) Ansible
2 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.89%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) Nagios
3 3 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) Cacti
5 1 (2.78%) Graphite
5 1 (2.78%) Icinga
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Aruba
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Motorola
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.78%) SAP