The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 54 65 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.79% 2.03% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.10% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 7
Median salary £29,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.94% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 543 762 705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.96% 96.82% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 469 612 593
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Coventry

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Coventry.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Coventry

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Coventry over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Coventry

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Coventry region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) Office 365
4 6 (50.00%) Vyatta
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) VyOS
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (41.67%) CentOS
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Nagios
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) SaaS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) VyOS
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (8.33%) Docker
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Icinga
2 1 (8.33%) OpenNMS
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Vyatta
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago