The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 48 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.63% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 0.71% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.16% -4.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 233 425 201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 93.95% 95.72% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 164 325 171
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -10.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Shropshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Shropshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Telford +3 5 £45,000 +45.16%
Systems Administrator
West Midlands

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Shropshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) HPUX
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) NFS
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Ansible
6 1 (10.00%) Server Patching

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) HPUX
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp