Period
to 21 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - +26 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.45% - 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
West Lothian median annual salary £24,000 - £30,000
10th Percentile £23,500 - £23,500
90th Percentile £36,500 - £36,500
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +16.92% -23.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies in West Lothian with a recognized job title 198 91 94
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 57 82
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £24,225
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,250 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in West Lothian

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in West Lothian

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in West Lothian over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in West Lothian

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Livingston - 1 £38,000 - 2
Systems Administrator
Scotland

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware