The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 107 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.78% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 13
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £43,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1751 1714 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.21% 95.54% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1490 1348
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 April 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) IBM
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Apache
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) LPAR
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
7 5 (20.83%) PHP
7 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
7 5 (20.83%) AIX
7 5 (20.83%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) HPUX
8 3 (12.50%) SAN
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Foglight
9 2 (8.33%) StreamServe
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (8.33%) QAD
9 2 (8.33%) MFGPRO
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (8.33%) Toad

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Broadband
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) LPAR
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) HACMP
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) HPUX
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) ERP
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
1 1 (4.17%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Samba
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Foglight
2 1 (4.17%) yum
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) IBM
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Progress
3 2 (8.33%) StreamServe
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) QAD
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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