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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 90 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £41,250 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.62%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Perforce
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Perforce
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Isilon
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago