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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 134 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 12 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 0.74% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 16
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Systems Administrator
West Midlands

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
2289 1973 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.30% 97.48% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1700 1620 1609
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (14.29%) Xen
7 3 (14.29%) Selenium
7 3 (14.29%) LAMP
7 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Apache
7 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
7 3 (14.29%) Back Office
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 3 (14.29%) EPoS
7 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (14.29%) Vagrant

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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) DMZ
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
1 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 3 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) People Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) KVM
3 3 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CommVault
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) SAP