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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 150 187
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 15 73 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 1.37% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 66 31
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,812 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
4643 5130 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.40% 96.41% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 4264 4290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,190 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -14 8 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Coventry 0 2 £30,750 -8.20% 3
Shropshire -12 2 - -
Warwickshire +12 1 £33,500 -15.72% 1
Worcestershire -10 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 11 (34.38%) DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Replication
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
6 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.88%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Unix
9 6 (18.75%) MySQL
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) HPUX
9 6 (18.75%) LAN
9 6 (18.75%) WAN
9 6 (18.75%) NFS
9 6 (18.75%) SLA
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) NetApp
9 6 (18.75%) HP
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
10 5 (15.63%) Nagios
10 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 5 (15.63%) AIX
10 5 (15.63%) Apache
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server

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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) EDMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) HPUX
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (15.63%) AIX
8 4 (12.50%) Solaris
9 2 (6.25%) CentOS
9 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.13%) Android
10 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.13%) Debian
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (6.25%) CITP
1 2 (6.25%) IIBA
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) NFS
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Postfix
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Nagios
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Icinga
3 1 (3.13%) OpenNMS
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
3 6 (18.75%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) NetApp
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) CODA
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £28000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago