The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.36%

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
1051 1200 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.71% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 699 815 820
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Altiris
4 2 (33.33%) Process Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MetaFrame
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) GCC
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) NuGet
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Process Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (33.33%) MetaFrame
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) PowerCLI
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago