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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 213 172 174
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 53 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.95% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 52
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
5861 5571 5199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.22% 96.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4626 4410
Median salary £38,750 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 June 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 June 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 -5 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Staffordshire -7 7 £28,812 -27.97% 2
Shropshire -19 3 £31,000 -4.61%
Solihull +10 2 £26,000 +4.00%
Warwickshire -4 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Coventry +4 1 £26,500 +7.07% 3
Worcestershire +3 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £27,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
4 23 (30.26%) Windows Server
5 19 (25.00%) Cisco
6 18 (23.68%) Firewall
7 16 (21.05%) VMware
8 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
8 14 (18.42%) ITIL
8 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (17.11%) Apache
9 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
10 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 11 (14.47%) Java
11 11 (14.47%) Perl
11 11 (14.47%) LAMP
12 10 (13.16%) DevOps
12 10 (13.16%) CentOS
12 10 (13.16%) Xen
12 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
12 10 (13.16%) Python
13 9 (11.84%) MS Office
13 9 (11.84%) LAN
13 9 (11.84%) Finance
13 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
14 8 (10.53%) VoIP

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 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 13 (17.11%) Apache
3 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) LAN
3 8 (10.53%) VoIP
4 6 (7.89%) Internet
4 6 (7.89%) Intranet
4 6 (7.89%) WAN
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (6.58%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) PBX
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) DAB
6 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.95%) DNS
7 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.32%) HTTP
9 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) MySQL
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) LAMP
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) FuelPHP
4 2 (2.63%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) EDI
5 1 (1.32%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.95%) Life Science
2 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) EPoS
4 1 (1.32%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) STB
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Linux
3 23 (30.26%) Windows Server
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.16%) CentOS
6 8 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.53%) Unix
7 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.63%) HPUX
9 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.63%) Solaris
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) AIX
10 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) DevOps
3 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.21%) SIEM
5 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.95%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.95%) High Availability
7 3 (3.95%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.95%) Security Patching
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Time Management
8 2 (2.63%) Migration
8 2 (2.63%) MVC
8 2 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Java
1 11 (14.47%) Perl
2 10 (13.16%) Python
3 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.95%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) MCSA
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.58%) MCSE
3 3 (3.95%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) MCITP
4 2 (2.63%) MCP
4 2 (2.63%) MCTS
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) CISA
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
2 10 (13.16%) Xen
3 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.58%) KVM
5 2 (2.63%) Samba
5 2 (2.63%) Varnish
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.58%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.58%) SCCM
3 4 (5.26%) Ansible
4 3 (3.95%) Puppet
5 2 (2.63%) Nagios
5 2 (2.63%) Salt
6 1 (1.32%) logstash
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) Cisco
3 16 (21.05%) VMware
4 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle
6 5 (6.58%) Qualys
7 3 (3.95%) NetApp
7 3 (3.95%) Serena
8 2 (2.63%) Avaya
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) Meraki
8 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix
9 1 (1.32%) Juniper
9 1 (1.32%) New Relic
9 1 (1.32%) Sun
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: £30,000 - £37000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: 37000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago