The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 117 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 1.21% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.27% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 10
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1746 2054 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.49% 95.85% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1668 1513
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Birmingham region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Fintech
5 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Skype
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) CODA
6 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) EDMS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) InfoPath
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) EDMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) CODA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft