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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 97 122 77
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 0.39% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.40% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,200 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1946 1746 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.86% 96.68% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1576 1239
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (52.63%) Windows
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
4 11 (28.95%) Unix
4 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (26.32%) VMware
6 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
6 9 (23.68%) MySQL
6 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.05%) HPUX
8 7 (18.42%) SAP
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) ERP
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.42%) SIEM
8 7 (18.42%) Kernel Tuning
8 7 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (18.42%) User Experience
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.79%) HP
9 6 (15.79%) Apache
9 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
10 5 (13.16%) IIS
10 5 (13.16%) CentOS
10 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) VoIP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
1 3 (7.89%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) LAMP
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) HPUX
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.16%) CentOS
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) SUSE
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ERP
1 7 (18.42%) Kernel Tuning
1 7 (18.42%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (18.42%) SIEM
1 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
2 5 (13.16%) DevOps
2 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
3 2 (5.26%) Online Security
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Process Management
4 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) Groovy
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISA
1 3 (7.89%) CISM
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
1 3 (7.89%) CRISC
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) KVM
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.89%) Xen
4 2 (5.26%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 7 (18.42%) SAP
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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