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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 206 192 172
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 33 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.74% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.77% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 47
Median salary £32,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,194 £29,700 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £44,750 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
5785 5678 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 95.85% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 4654 4275
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -13 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Staffordshire -2 7 £28,812 -14.63%
Coventry +7 4 £37,000 +3.49%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £25,750 -
Solihull +18 2 £26,000 +23.80%
Warwickshire +3 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Worcestershire +10 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 33 (49.25%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
4 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
5 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
5 17 (25.37%) Apache
6 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
6 14 (20.90%) Cisco
7 13 (19.40%) Firewall
8 12 (17.91%) Finance
8 12 (17.91%) VMware
9 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.93%) CentOS
9 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
10 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (13.43%) ITIL
10 9 (13.43%) Unix
10 9 (13.43%) Perl
10 9 (13.43%) LAN
10 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
10 9 (13.43%) LAMP
11 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.94%) Python
11 8 (11.94%) Java
11 8 (11.94%) MySQL
11 8 (11.94%) Ansible
12 7 (10.45%) DevOps
12 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (10.45%) Puppet
12 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure

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 17 (25.37%) Apache
2 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) VoIP
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
4 5 (7.46%) DAB
5 4 (5.97%) Internet
5 4 (5.97%) Intranet
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.48%) PBX
6 3 (4.48%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) DHCP
7 2 (2.99%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.49%) DMZ
8 1 (1.49%) SAN
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Back Office
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) LAMP
2 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.48%) EDI
3 2 (2.99%) FuelPHP
3 2 (2.99%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.49%) Memcached
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) EPoS
3 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (49.25%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Linux
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.93%) CentOS
5 9 (13.43%) Unix
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.49%) Android
10 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
2 7 (10.45%) DevOps
2 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.46%) SIEM
4 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.97%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.48%) Security Patching
5 3 (4.48%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) High Availability
6 2 (2.99%) Open Source
6 2 (2.99%) People Management
6 2 (2.99%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.99%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) Perl
2 8 (11.94%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) Python
3 7 (10.45%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) PHP
5 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.48%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) MCSA
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) MCSE
4 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.96%) Xen
5 3 (4.48%) KVM
6 2 (2.99%) Postfix
6 2 (2.99%) Samba
6 2 (2.99%) Varnish
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Ansible
2 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.45%) Puppet
3 5 (7.46%) SCCM
4 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.97%) Nagios
5 2 (2.99%) Salt
6 1 (1.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) Cisco
3 12 (17.91%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Qualys
5 3 (4.48%) Serena
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) Meraki
6 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.49%) Apple
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Cognos
7 1 (1.49%) CommVault
7 1 (1.49%) HP
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) Juniper
7 1 (1.49%) New Relic
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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