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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 218 157 178
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 1.18% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.22% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 51
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,812 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,400 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
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
5472 4931 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.94% 97.09% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4339 4156 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -16 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Shropshire -9 3 £50,000 +21.95%
Worcestershire -4 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Staffordshire -12 2 £57,500 +87.56%
Coventry -7 1 £35,000 +5.19% 3
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Apache
5 10 (23.26%) Unix
5 10 (23.26%) DevOps
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) Replication
7 8 (18.60%) LAN
7 8 (18.60%) WAN
7 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (16.28%) Ansible
8 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) MySQL
8 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
8 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.95%) Firewall
9 6 (13.95%) VMware
9 6 (13.95%) Retail
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
10 5 (11.63%) 3PAR
10 5 (11.63%) NetApp
10 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
10 5 (11.63%) Nagios

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 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) LAN
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
2 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) DAB
4 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.65%) Skype
5 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) DMZ
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.33%) EDMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) EDI
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Replication
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.30%) EPoS
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.26%) Unix
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) AIX
6 5 (11.63%) HPUX
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Solaris
8 2 (4.65%) Android
8 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Debian
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) DevOps
2 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) High Availability
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source
7 2 (4.65%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.33%) Release Management
8 1 (2.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (4.65%) CITP
2 2 (4.65%) IIBA
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) NFS
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.30%) Postfix
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) Nagios
3 4 (9.30%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Icinga
4 1 (2.33%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) 3PAR
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) NetApp
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Meraki
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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