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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 116 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 1.92% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 2.05% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 16
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
2054 2001 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.31% 93.59% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1789 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) AIX
5 9 (32.14%) LPAR
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Websense
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (25.00%) Network Security
8 6 (21.43%) SLA
8 6 (21.43%) MCSE
8 6 (21.43%) MCP
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) SAN
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (14.29%) SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) VPN
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
11 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (10.71%) YUM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) OLTP
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Toad
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) LPAR
2 3 (10.71%) HACMP
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) AIX
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.71%) HPUX
7 3 (10.71%) Solaris
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
1 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) SIEM
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCP
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Foglight
1 3 (10.71%) YUM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Websense
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.57%) Cognos
7 1 (3.57%) SmartStream
7 1 (3.57%) HP
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago