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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 111 73 101
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 2.18% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 2.31% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 8
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £39,125 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £52,800 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
1723 1470 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.94% 94.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1284 1368
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) SLA
6 5 (23.81%) Websense
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) LPAR
7 4 (19.05%) AIX
7 4 (19.05%) IBM
7 4 (19.05%) LIMS
8 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) Avaya
8 3 (14.29%) HPUX
8 3 (14.29%) MCP
8 3 (14.29%) MCSE
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (14.29%) vSphere
8 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (14.29%) Handset
9 2 (9.52%) StreamServe
9 2 (9.52%) QAD
9 2 (9.52%) MFGPRO

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) LIMS
1 4 (19.05%) LPAR
2 3 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 3 (14.29%) HPUX
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (9.52%) ERP
2 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Foglight
1 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Websense
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) QAD
5 2 (9.52%) StreamServe
5 2 (9.52%) Progress
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago