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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 112 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.89% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.95% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 25
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
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
1933 1788 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.80% 93.61% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 1574 1562
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) Apache
7 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
7 5 (17.24%) Perl
7 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.79%) Middleware
8 4 (13.79%) LPAR
8 4 (13.79%) NetApp
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
8 4 (13.79%) Office 365
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Mimecast
9 3 (10.34%) MS Office
9 3 (10.34%) AIX
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (20.69%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Toad
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) LPAR
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) CCTV
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) RHCE
1 1 (3.45%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Foglight
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Avaya
4 3 (10.34%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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