The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 296 296 294
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 12 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 20
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £38,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,997
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.66%
Senior Systems Administrator
London

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
9518 9663 9844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.30% 92.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8146 8184 8808
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 March 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
4 14 (48.28%) Perl
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 11 (37.93%) SAN
6 10 (34.48%) Change Management
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) NAS
6 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
7 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 9 (31.03%) UNIX
8 8 (27.59%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL
10 6 (20.69%) EMC
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
11 5 (17.24%) Nagios
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.24%) Solaris
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) Firewall
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.24%) CentOS
11 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.24%) Puppet

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
2 11 (37.93%) SAN
3 10 (34.48%) NAS
4 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall
6 4 (13.79%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) LDAP
6 4 (13.79%) SSL
7 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
8 2 (6.90%) tcpdump
8 2 (6.90%) SMTP
8 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
8 2 (6.90%) SNMP
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
9 1 (3.45%) DHCP
9 1 (3.45%) ATM
9 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) iDTV
3 1 (3.45%) EMV
3 1 (3.45%) EFT
3 1 (3.45%) APACS
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 5 (17.24%) CentOS
5 5 (17.24%) Solaris
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (10.34%) Debian
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) DRM
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Business Development
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.45%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Perl
2 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) AWK
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 3 (10.34%) KVM
5 2 (6.90%) Postfix
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Samba
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Nagios
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Graphite
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.69%) EMC
4 5 (17.24%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) Sophos
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) IronPort
8 1 (3.45%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago