The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior 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
Senior System Administrator
Rank 211 - 202
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 8 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 5098 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.22% 94.67% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4266 4400
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the West Midlands 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
Warwickshire - 5 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) EqualLogic
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) MCSA
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Dell
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Informix
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (41.67%) MCITP
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) MCSA
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
5 2 (16.67%) New Relic
5 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) HP