Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 0.58% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £36,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.84% +2.67% -11.76%

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 170 86 77
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.42% 100.00% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 62
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,625 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,125 £51,250 £46,700
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +0.59%

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
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 12 December 2018. 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 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
Scotland

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Automation

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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef