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System administrator Jobs in Birmingham

System administrator Jobs in Birmingham

Job Overview

As a Systems Administrator you will be responsible for maintaining the computer systems of a company. Server management features heavily in this role, and you’ll be responsible for helping install, maintain and upgrading servers as the company requires. 

The Skills Required

You will need:

  • excellent customer care skills
  • a clear and friendly telephone voice
  • good computer skills
  • excellent communication skills
  • good teamwork skills
  • the ability to work unsupervised
  • the ability to work quickly and under pressure
  • a professional attitude when dealing with customers
  • Foreign language skills may be useful for some jobs.

Qualifications

 

In some cases no formal qualifications are required, on the other hand, you can study for a Computer Sciences degree or other computer related courses and gain your experience of prevailing systems as you work.

Qualifications such as a Bachelor degree, with a technical subject such as engineering or computer science can, of course be taken before work but gaining yourself an internship and becoming certified in a specific server program are also good ways to begin your career.  

​The staple city of the English Midlands, Birmingham has some of the most iconic attractions outside of London. These include the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Cadbury’s World, British Motor Museum, and Electric Cinema. These unique and must-see attractions are unique to Birmingham, and barely even scratch the surface on how many places there are to visit around the City.

The thriving city is a great place to go to work and go through education, as the city has an impressive four universities, a thriving economy, and a large amount of successful businesses. Birmingham also has one of the youngest average populations in the whole of Europe, showing young people are attracted to work in the city, as it yields so much potential, with businesses, tourism, education, nightlife, and is an overall complete city.

To top all this off, Birmingham is located in the Midlands, in a very central location in England, and is therefore a hub for travel between the North and South. The M1 goes past Birmingham to the east, whilst the M6 goes right through Birmingham, allowing travel from north to south and vice versa. It also unsurprisingly has good railway networks, with three train stations, and also its own airport.

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