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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 130 116 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 15
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £47,250 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
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
2140 1848 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.44% 97.37% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1547 1930
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) EPoS
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Back Office
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) EDI
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Skype
7 2 (10.53%) Fintech
7 2 (10.53%) LAN

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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.26%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DMZ
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) EDMS
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EDI
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
1 4 (21.05%) EPoS
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) CODA
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) Meraki