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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 205 175 153
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.80% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.83% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 65
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,812 £25,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
5540 5414 5212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.55% 95.87% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4481 4320
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Birmingham -26 9 £33,250 -18.90% 2
Coventry +2 6 £37,000 +7.24%
Staffordshire -7 5 £28,812 +1.98% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £28,750 - 1
Warwickshire -5 2 - -
Shropshire -8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) Apache
5 13 (23.21%) LAN
6 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 12 (21.43%) Finance
7 10 (17.86%) Firewall
7 10 (17.86%) WAN
7 10 (17.86%) Unix
8 9 (16.07%) Cisco
8 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.07%) SQL
9 8 (14.29%) MS Office
9 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 8 (14.29%) VMware
10 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
10 7 (12.50%) CentOS
10 7 (12.50%) Ansible
11 6 (10.71%) DevOps
11 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
11 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
11 6 (10.71%) MySQL
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
11 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.93%) LAMP
12 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.93%) Oracle

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 14 (25.00%) Apache
2 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.57%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) SAS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) LAN
2 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
3 5 (8.93%) DAB
4 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) Intranet
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) DMZ
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Back Office
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) LAMP
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.36%) EDI
3 1 (1.79%) FuelPHP
3 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.79%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.14%) EPoS
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 7 (12.50%) CentOS
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) AIX
7 2 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.57%) HPUX
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
1 6 (10.71%) DevOps
1 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.14%) Project Management
3 4 (7.14%) Service Management
3 4 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.36%) Security Patching
4 3 (5.36%) SIEM
4 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.14%) PHP
3 3 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) Perl
3 3 (5.36%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) VB
4 2 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (3.57%) CITP
2 2 (3.57%) IIBA
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) Postfix
5 2 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (1.79%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.79%) Samba
6 1 (1.79%) Varnish
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
6 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Ansible
2 5 (8.93%) Nagios
2 5 (8.93%) Puppet
3 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Salt
4 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.29%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Serena
6 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.57%) Avaya
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) Meraki
6 2 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
7 1 (1.79%) CommVault
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) New Relic
7 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
HS2
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago