The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 65 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.69% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £39,850
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
618 699 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.08% 95.75% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 529 565 543
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Staffordshire region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Cannock - 3 £31,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £32,500 -
Lichfield - 1 £25,000 -
Systems Administrator
West Midlands

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) vSphere
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Nagios
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (33.33%) CentOS
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (33.33%) Private Cloud
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (26.67%) SaaS
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) CA
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) CentOS
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Pegasus
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix