The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 212 178 148
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 44 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.82% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.85% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 80
Median salary £37,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £25,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
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
5545 5166 5457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.43% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4399 4324 4566
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -8 5 £37,000 +23.33%
Birmingham -30 4 £31,500 -23.17%
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £32,500 -
Shropshire -7 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.92%) LAN
5 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (23.08%) Finance
7 11 (21.15%) WAN
7 11 (21.15%) Apache
8 10 (19.23%) Unix
8 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 10 (19.23%) Firewall
9 8 (15.38%) MS Office
10 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
10 7 (13.46%) VMware
10 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.54%) Replication
11 6 (11.54%) Degree
11 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
11 6 (11.54%) Cisco
11 6 (11.54%) Nagios
11 6 (11.54%) Oracle
11 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 6 (11.54%) DevOps
11 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (11.54%) Ansible
11 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
12 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.15%) Apache
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) LAN
2 11 (21.15%) WAN
3 10 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (9.62%) DAB
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) Internet
5 3 (5.77%) Intranet
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) DNS
6 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.92%) DMZ
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) NAS
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.77%) EDI
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.92%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.69%) EPoS
4 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Linux
4 10 (19.23%) Unix
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) AIX
7 3 (5.77%) CentOS
7 3 (5.77%) HPUX
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.77%) Solaris
7 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.54%) DevOps
2 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
3 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.69%) Service Management
4 4 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.77%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.77%) SIEM
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.77%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.85%) CITP
2 2 (3.85%) IIBA
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.69%) Postfix
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.77%) NFS
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Ansible
1 6 (11.54%) Nagios
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.92%) logstash
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp
5 3 (5.77%) Serena
6 2 (3.85%) Avaya
6 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.85%) Meraki
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Cognos
7 1 (1.92%) CommVault
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
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