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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 213 209 183
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 14 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.061% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.063% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +11.11%
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Birmingham - 8 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £32,000 -
Coventry -4 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) HPUX
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) ERP
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) SAP
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Kernel Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (38.89%) User Experience
5 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) NetApp
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) HP Superdome
8 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
8 3 (16.67%) Lync
8 3 (16.67%) AIX
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Solaris
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) Lync
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) HP Superdome
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) HPUX
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ERP
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
1 7 (38.89%) Kernel Tuning
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Data Security
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) CommVault
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Sophos
8 1 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (5.56%) Veeam
West Midlands (County)
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