The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
London / City of London
Rank 225 247 311
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 4 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.080% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 11
Median salary £82,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.00%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -2.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4837 6517 9894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.24% 95.74% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4431 5812 8488
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) BMC
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (14.29%) Apple

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BMC
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos