Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 107 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 10 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.76% 0.49% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.52% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 12
Coventry median annual salary £51,500 £37,000 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.19% +11.97% +20.16%
10th Percentile £29,975 £35,200 £27,975
90th Percentile £55,750 £43,500 £52,475
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -10.26% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1262 1338 1388
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 94.36% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1126 1159
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Coventry

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
3 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 6 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (60.00%) Data Security
3 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Data Privacy
3 6 (60.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Health Informatics
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Informatics
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (10.00%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 6 (60.00%) Data Privacy
1 6 (60.00%) Data Security
1 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Health Informatics
2 2 (20.00%) Informatics
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) SAP