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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 126 76 87
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 13 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 2.38% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 2.52% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 25
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +6.29%
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
2239 1947 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.27% 94.74% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1777 1317
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) Websense
5 9 (31.03%) SLA
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) UNIX
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) Network Security
7 7 (24.14%) LPAR
7 7 (24.14%) IBM
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (24.14%) MCSE
7 7 (24.14%) AIX
7 7 (24.14%) MCP
8 4 (13.79%) SAN
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 3 (10.34%) LIMS
9 3 (10.34%) VMware
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (6.90%) vSphere
10 2 (6.90%) YUM
10 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Toad
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) LPAR
2 3 (10.34%) LIMS
3 2 (6.90%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) UNIX
5 7 (24.14%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) HPUX
8 2 (6.90%) Solaris
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.90%) Information Security
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (24.14%) MCSE
1 7 (24.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) YUM
1 2 (6.90%) Foglight
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Websense
3 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Cognos
6 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.45%) SmartStream
6 1 (3.45%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £23,000 to £29,000 per annum dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago