Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 104 96
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.81% 0.61% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.62% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 14
Staffordshire median annual salary £48,000 £28,812 £36,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.60% -21.87% +22.92%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,872 £29,225
90th Percentile £69,000 £36,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £33,250 £31,000 £33,125
% change year-on-year +7.26% -6.42% +1.92%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 963 1284 1216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 97.17% 97.42% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1154 1071
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent +15 4 £65,000 +125.60%
Tamworth - 2 £30,500 -
Lichfield +4 1 £25,000 -26.47%
Stafford - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Administrator
West Midlands

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Staffordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Domino
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
Staffordshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago