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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 296 320 306
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 12 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 22
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (60.00%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Python
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (26.67%) Ruby
6 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 7 (23.33%) UNIX
7 7 (23.33%) Perl
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.00%) LAN
8 6 (20.00%) Citrix
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) Puppet
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (16.67%) VirtualBox
9 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 5 (16.67%) XenApp
9 5 (16.67%) nginx
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.67%) nginx
3 4 (13.33%) Jetty
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) WAN
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) Redis
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
2 4 (13.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LAMP
2 4 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (13.33%) Play Framework
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) Semantic Web
4 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.67%) iDTV
5 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) Kanban
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) DRM
6 1 (3.33%) BCP
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Open Source
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 5 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Groovy
6 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 5 (16.67%) VirtualBox
4 4 (13.33%) Varnish
5 1 (3.33%) Samba
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) Docker
5 1 (3.33%) GPFS
5 1 (3.33%) LXC
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 4 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.33%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Percona
6 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) Websense
6 1 (3.33%) IronPort
6 1 (3.33%) Polycom
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya