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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 210 215 192
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.018% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.019% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
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
5367 5205 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4311 4391
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 1 September 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 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 9 (69.23%) VPN
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (46.15%) MCSE
3 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (38.46%) MCSA
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) MCITP
4 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (38.46%) EqualLogic
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Lync
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Informix
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Memcached
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) EqualLogic
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) SUSE
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) HPUX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Server Building
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (38.46%) MCITP
2 5 (38.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
4 2 (15.38%) New Relic
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Mercator
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM