The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Administrator was £28,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 873 960
Rank change year-on-year +33 +87  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 30 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.042% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 23
Median salary £28,250 £28,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.87% +9.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,650 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Junior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Administrator in the UK

Junior Systems Administrator
Top 16 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 30 £28,250 -0.87% 5
London +22 23 £30,000 -11.76% 2
City of London +24 8 £30,000 -14.28% 1
South East +53 5 £25,000 -0.99% 1
Hampshire +10 4 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £25,000 - 1
West End of London +2 2 £30,000 -33.33%
South West +10 1 £21,500 +13.15%
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1
Chatham - 1 £21,500 -
Stafford - 1 £25,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £21,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £21,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £21,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £30,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 32 (50.00%) Windows
3 25 (39.06%) Finance
4 21 (32.81%) DevOps
5 19 (29.69%) Degree
6 14 (21.88%) Smartphone
6 14 (21.88%) VoIP
6 14 (21.88%) Blackberry
6 14 (21.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (21.88%) Avaya
6 14 (21.88%) Patch Management
6 14 (21.88%) Verint
6 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (20.31%) Open Source
7 13 (20.31%) SaaS
7 13 (20.31%) Internet
8 12 (18.75%) Unix
8 12 (18.75%) IaaS
9 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (17.19%) PaaS
9 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
9 11 (17.19%) DNS
9 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.06%) Apache
10 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 8 (12.50%) ITIL

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 14 (21.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) nginx
4 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Jetty
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) SaaS
2 12 (18.75%) IaaS
3 11 (17.19%) PaaS
4 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.25%) G Suite
7 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.69%) Office 365
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) VoIP
2 13 (20.31%) Internet
3 11 (17.19%) DNS
4 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.38%) DHCP
5 6 (9.38%) Firewall
5 6 (9.38%) VPN
6 4 (6.25%) SSL
6 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security
7 3 (4.69%) PPP
7 3 (4.69%) SMTP
8 2 (3.13%) HTTP
8 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.56%) FTP
9 1 (1.56%) LAN
9 1 (1.56%) LDAP
9 1 (1.56%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.56%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Back Office
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) HTML
1 5 (7.81%) LAMP
2 4 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.56%) Java EE
4 1 (1.56%) JMX
4 1 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Blackberry
1 14 (21.88%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.81%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 32 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (18.75%) Unix
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.81%) Debian
6 4 (6.25%) CentOS
7 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) DevOps
2 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (21.88%) Patch Management
3 13 (20.31%) Open Source
4 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) Data Management
8 3 (4.69%) Practice Management
8 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Web Operations
9 2 (3.13%) Hardware Maintenance
9 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.13%) Web Development
9 2 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
2 8 (12.50%) Python
3 6 (9.38%) Perl
3 6 (9.38%) Ruby
3 6 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (4.69%) AWK
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) PHP
4 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) sed
5 2 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) Docker
5 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) Corosync
6 1 (1.56%) Postfix
6 1 (1.56%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) Squid
6 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) Ansible
2 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.69%) Grafana
4 3 (4.69%) Munin
5 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.13%) Salt
6 1 (1.56%) Bacula
6 1 (1.56%) Kibana
6 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.56%) Packer
6 1 (1.56%) SCCM
6 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Avaya
1 14 (21.88%) Verint
2 8 (12.50%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.38%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) Apple
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Facebook
7 1 (1.56%) McAfee
7 1 (1.56%) New Relic
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
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Basingstoke
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Stafford
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