The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 832 783 750
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 90 150 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80 128 213
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92434 99547 107967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78534 82125 88470
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 55 £50,250 -3.36% 6
South East +22 19 £51,250 +17.14% 1
East of England +10 8 £46,000 -12.38%
South West -15 3 £31,500 -25.88%
East Midlands +13 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Yorkshire - 2 £40,750 - 2
West Midlands -18 1 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 England region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 169 (72.53%) Linux
2 109 (46.78%) Windows
3 106 (45.49%) VMware
4 81 (34.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 79 (33.91%) Windows Server
6 75 (32.19%) Microsoft
7 64 (27.47%) Active Directory
8 62 (26.61%) SAN
9 57 (24.46%) Unix
10 56 (24.03%) Red Hat
10 56 (24.03%) Firewall
11 55 (23.61%) DNS
12 52 (22.32%) Puppet
13 50 (21.46%) Bash Shell
13 50 (21.46%) DevOps
14 49 (21.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (20.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (20.17%) Cisco
17 43 (18.45%) CentOS
17 43 (18.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 41 (17.60%) MySQL
19 40 (17.17%) Python
19 40 (17.17%) Clustering
20 38 (16.31%) Solaris
20 38 (16.31%) SQL Server
20 38 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
21 37 (15.88%) vSphere
22 36 (15.45%) MS Excel
23 34 (14.59%) Nagios
24 33 (14.16%) Ubuntu

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (10.30%) Apache
2 22 (9.44%) IIS
2 22 (9.44%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.44%) nginx
4 14 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.58%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.15%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.86%) SharePoint
9 8 (3.43%) OpenStack
10 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.58%) JBoss
12 5 (2.15%) Apache Spark
13 4 (1.72%) Confluence
13 4 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.72%) Resin
13 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.43%) SAS
14 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.29%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) HFM
1 1 (0.43%) Lorenzo
1 1 (0.43%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.87%) Office 365
3 7 (3.00%) IaaS
4 5 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.29%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.29%) Route 53
7 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.86%) GitHub
7 2 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.86%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.86%) Joyent
8 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (26.61%) SAN
2 56 (24.03%) Firewall
3 55 (23.61%) DNS
4 30 (12.88%) TCP/IP
5 29 (12.45%) VLAN
6 28 (12.02%) WAN
7 27 (11.59%) iSCSI
8 26 (11.16%) VPN
9 25 (10.73%) DHCP
9 25 (10.73%) LAN
10 19 (8.15%) Internet
11 13 (5.58%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (5.15%) LDAP
13 7 (3.00%) FTP
13 7 (3.00%) NAS
13 7 (3.00%) SSH
13 7 (3.00%) SSL
13 7 (3.00%) VoIP
14 6 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.60%) MySQL
2 38 (16.31%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.73%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.73%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.58%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.72%) Big Data
10 3 (1.29%) DB2
10 3 (1.29%) Redis
11 2 (0.86%) Aerospike
11 2 (0.86%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (14.16%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.87%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.15%) Subversion
4 9 (3.86%) Hudson
5 7 (3.00%) GitLab
5 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.58%) JIRA
7 5 (2.15%) Maven
7 5 (2.15%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.29%) Gradle
10 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (12.45%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Banking
3 10 (4.29%) Publishing
4 7 (3.00%) Back Office
4 7 (3.00%) Law
5 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Front Office
7 3 (1.29%) Games
7 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.45%) LAMP
2 14 (6.01%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (3.00%) Web Services
4 6 (2.58%) ELK Stack
5 5 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.72%) CSS
7 3 (1.29%) HTML
7 3 (1.29%) REST
7 3 (1.29%) SOAP
8 2 (0.86%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.86%) Memcached
9 1 (0.43%) .NET
9 1 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.43%) JSON
9 1 (0.43%) Middleware
9 1 (0.43%) SAML
9 1 (0.43%) Sensu
9 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.17%) Clustering
2 32 (13.73%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.58%) EqualLogic
4 9 (3.86%) User Experience
5 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.58%) Replication
8 5 (2.15%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.15%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.29%) iPad
10 3 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.86%) HP Superdome
11 2 (0.86%) iPhone
11 2 (0.86%) LPAR
11 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 169 (72.53%) Linux
2 109 (46.78%) Windows
3 79 (33.91%) Windows Server
4 57 (24.46%) Unix
5 49 (21.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (20.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (18.45%) CentOS
7 43 (18.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (16.31%) Solaris
9 33 (14.16%) Ubuntu
10 25 (10.73%) Windows 7
11 15 (6.44%) AIX
12 10 (4.29%) HPUX
13 6 (2.58%) Debian
13 6 (2.58%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.29%) Android
14 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.46%) DevOps
2 26 (11.16%) ITIL
3 24 (10.30%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (8.58%) Configuration Management
5 20 (8.58%) Migration
6 19 (8.15%) High Availability
7 17 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (6.44%) Open Source
10 13 (5.58%) Network Load Balancing
11 12 (5.15%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.72%) ERP
13 9 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.00%) Change Management
15 7 (3.00%) Kernel Tuning
15 7 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.46%) Bash Shell
2 40 (17.17%) Python
3 29 (12.45%) Perl
4 23 (9.87%) Ruby
5 20 (8.58%) PHP
5 20 (8.58%) PowerShell
5 20 (8.58%) SQL
6 19 (8.15%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.58%) Java
8 6 (2.58%) C
9 5 (2.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.15%) VB
10 2 (0.86%) C++
10 2 (0.86%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.43%) C-shell
11 1 (0.43%) Go
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.73%) MCSE
3 17 (7.30%) MCITP
4 15 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.15%) CCNA
5 12 (5.15%) MCSA
5 12 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.29%) MCP
7 9 (3.86%) Degree
8 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.58%) CCNP
9 6 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.72%) RHCE
11 2 (0.86%) CCA
11 2 (0.86%) CCAA
11 2 (0.86%) CCEE
11 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.86%) RHCT
11 2 (0.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
3 3 (1.29%) BS7799
3 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) GAAP
System Software
1 81 (34.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (27.47%) Active Directory
3 37 (15.88%) vSphere
4 33 (14.16%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.15%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (7.73%) Docker
7 16 (6.87%) XenApp
8 15 (6.44%) NFS
9 12 (5.15%) KVM
10 11 (4.72%) XenDesktop
11 10 (4.29%) Varnish
12 5 (2.15%) Corosync
13 4 (1.72%) vCloud
13 4 (1.72%) VMware ESX
13 4 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.72%) Xen
14 3 (1.29%) XenServer
15 2 (0.86%) Postfix
15 2 (0.86%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (22.32%) Puppet
2 34 (14.59%) Nagios
3 31 (13.30%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (7.73%) WSUS
5 13 (5.58%) Ansible
5 13 (5.58%) Backup Exec
6 12 (5.15%) HAProxy
6 12 (5.15%) SCCM
6 12 (5.15%) SCOM
7 11 (4.72%) NetBackup
8 8 (3.43%) Cacti
9 6 (2.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (2.15%) Pacemaker
11 4 (1.72%) cPanel
11 4 (1.72%) OSSEC
11 4 (1.72%) SELinux
11 4 (1.72%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.29%) Casper Suite
12 3 (1.29%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 106 (45.49%) VMware
2 75 (32.19%) Microsoft
3 56 (24.03%) Red Hat
4 47 (20.17%) Cisco
5 30 (12.88%) Citrix
6 24 (10.30%) Dell
7 22 (9.44%) Oracle
8 19 (8.15%) HP
9 17 (7.30%) EMC
10 16 (6.87%) NetApp
11 15 (6.44%) Symantec
11 15 (6.44%) Veritas
12 10 (4.29%) IBM
13 9 (3.86%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.43%) SAP
14 8 (3.43%) Sophos
15 7 (3.00%) Avaya
15 7 (3.00%) Fortinet
15 7 (3.00%) Juniper
16 6 (2.58%) SolarWinds
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