The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
Senior Systems Administrator
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Nagios
3 9 (47.37%) Puppet
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Perl
5 7 (36.84%) Network Design
5 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (36.84%) New Relic
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) NAS
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) Unix
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) Dell
9 3 (15.79%) SAN
9 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
9 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 3 (15.79%) Korn

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
2 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
1 7 (36.84%) Network Design
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Xen
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Nagios
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
2 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (10.53%) Cacti
3 2 (10.53%) Check_MK
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
4 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) New Relic
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
6 1 (5.26%) Perforce