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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 138 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 7 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.01% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 13
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2311 1776 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.10% 97.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1451 1503
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (25.00%) SIEM
6 9 (25.00%) MySQL
7 8 (22.22%) Unix
7 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 7 (19.44%) ERP
8 7 (19.44%) HPUX
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) SAP
8 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Kernel Tuning
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (19.44%) User Experience
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (13.89%) Firewall
10 5 (13.89%) IIS
10 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Apache
11 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
11 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
11 4 (11.11%) LAMP

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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) LAMP
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) IBM XIV
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 7 (19.44%) HPUX
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) SIEM
2 7 (19.44%) ERP
2 7 (19.44%) Kernel Tuning
2 7 (19.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) People Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) Open Source
7 1 (2.78%) Process Management
7 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CISA
1 3 (8.33%) CISM
1 3 (8.33%) CISSP
1 3 (8.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) KVM
3 3 (8.33%) Xen
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) SAP
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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