The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 73 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.65% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.15% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £28,500 £26,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.54% -15.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 739 661 765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.73% 94.43% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 619 561 636
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Vyatta
4 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) VyOS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Nagios
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) SaaS
5 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet
6 3 (21.43%) Digital 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) VyOS
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Vyatta
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Sage
4 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (7.14%) VMware