The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 156 163 172
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 63 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.02% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 47 29
Average salary £32,500 £32,397 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% +4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
5105 4728 4731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.42% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4346 3959 3946
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Systems Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Birmingham -5 17 £32,500 -18.75%
Coventry -18 10 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Dudley -3 7 £27,500 -
Warwickshire -16 6 £45,000 +43.42%
Shropshire -7 4 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton +11 2 £35,000 +14.75%
Solihull 0 2 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -1 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 51 (54.26%) Linux
2 49 (52.13%) Windows
3 37 (39.36%) VMware
4 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 30 (31.91%) SQL
6 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
7 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
9 19 (20.21%) PHP
9 19 (20.21%) ITIL
9 19 (20.21%) SLA
10 18 (19.15%) Cisco
10 18 (19.15%) Oracle
11 17 (18.09%) UNIX
11 17 (18.09%) Tomcat
11 17 (18.09%) SAN
12 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
13 15 (15.96%) Citrix
13 15 (15.96%) .NET
14 13 (13.83%) Apache
14 13 (13.83%) Finance
14 13 (13.83%) NetApp
14 13 (13.83%) DevOps
15 12 (12.77%) Ansible
15 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
15 12 (12.77%) Java
16 11 (11.70%) Perl
16 11 (11.70%) MCSE
16 11 (11.70%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (18.09%) Tomcat
2 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
3 13 (13.83%) Apache
4 8 (8.51%) IIS
4 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.45%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.32%) GlassFish
6 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.32%) JBoss
7 4 (4.26%) Lync
8 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) MFGPRO
2 1 (1.06%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.45%) IaaS
1 7 (7.45%) Joyent
1 7 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) SAN
2 11 (11.70%) Firewall
3 10 (10.64%) DNS
3 10 (10.64%) DHCP
4 6 (6.38%) HTTP
4 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.38%) VPN
5 5 (5.32%) VLAN
5 5 (5.32%) LAN
5 5 (5.32%) LDAP
5 5 (5.32%) WAN
6 2 (2.13%) DMZ
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.13%) VoIP
6 2 (2.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.06%) Broadband
7 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.26%) Informix
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Hudson
2 2 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Billing
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.13%) Front Office
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) REST
3 5 (5.32%) J2EE
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) CSS
5 2 (2.13%) Middleware
5 2 (2.13%) CSS3
5 2 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.32%) LPAR
3 4 (4.26%) Replication
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Handset
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) HACMP
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.26%) Linux
2 49 (52.13%) Windows
3 17 (18.09%) UNIX
4 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.38%) Solaris
7 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.32%) AIX
8 5 (5.32%) HPUX
9 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) DevOps
3 12 (12.77%) Configuration Management
4 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.38%) ERP
7 5 (5.32%) Kanban
7 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.32%) Scrum
8 4 (4.26%) Service Management
9 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.13%) Project Management
10 2 (2.13%) Migration
10 2 (2.13%) Change Management
10 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.13%) CRM
10 2 (2.13%) SOA
10 2 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) SQL
2 19 (20.21%) PHP
3 12 (12.77%) Java
4 11 (11.70%) Perl
5 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.32%) Python
8 3 (3.19%) C
8 3 (3.19%) VB
9 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.13%) VB6
10 1 (1.06%) R
10 1 (1.06%) VBScript
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) MCSE
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.13%) CCA
3 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCSA
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) LPIC
4 1 (1.06%) RHCE
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.21%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.13%) vCloud
5 2 (2.13%) XenApp
6 1 (1.06%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Ansible
2 7 (7.45%) Puppet
2 7 (7.45%) Vagrant
2 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.38%) Nagios
3 6 (6.38%) SCCM
4 5 (5.32%) BladeLogic
4 5 (5.32%) Unicenter
4 5 (5.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.13%) Control-M
5 2 (2.13%) Foglight
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.13%) WSUS
6 1 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (1.06%) yum
6 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) VMware
2 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.15%) Cisco
3 18 (19.15%) Oracle
4 15 (15.96%) Citrix
5 13 (13.83%) NetApp
6 11 (11.70%) HP
7 10 (10.64%) IBM
8 8 (8.51%) Google
9 7 (7.45%) Rackspace
10 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.19%) EMC
11 3 (3.19%) Symantec
12 2 (2.13%) Sophos
12 2 (2.13%) Lotus
12 2 (2.13%) CA
12 2 (2.13%) IPFX
13 1 (1.06%) StreamServe
13 1 (1.06%) LogRhythm
13 1 (1.06%) SAP
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago