The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 700 662 634
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 171 202 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 143 180 203
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,900 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
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
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 30 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 114 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South East -18 32 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England -3 13 £48,000 +3.78%
East Midlands +3 4 £45,000 +25.00%
South West -11 3 £40,250 +15.00% 1
West Midlands -27 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Yorkshire -35 2 £37,500 -1.31% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 262 (75.07%) Linux
2 183 (52.44%) Windows
3 143 (40.97%) VMware
4 126 (36.10%) Puppet
5 109 (31.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 105 (30.09%) MySQL
7 101 (28.94%) CentOS
8 98 (28.08%) Python
9 91 (26.07%) SQL
9 91 (26.07%) DNS
10 90 (25.79%) Red Hat
11 89 (25.50%) DevOps
12 87 (24.93%) Java
13 82 (23.50%) Opscode Chef
14 79 (22.64%) Ubuntu
15 76 (21.78%) Bash Shell
16 74 (21.20%) Perl
17 73 (20.92%) SQL Server
18 69 (19.77%) E-Commerce
19 68 (19.48%) SAN
20 67 (19.20%) Active Directory
20 67 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
21 64 (18.34%) Cisco
22 63 (18.05%) Debian
23 61 (17.48%) Firewall
23 61 (17.48%) Nagios
23 61 (17.48%) Apache
23 61 (17.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 59 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
25 58 (16.62%) Ruby

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 61 (17.48%) Apache
2 55 (15.76%) nginx
3 38 (10.89%) MS Exchange
4 31 (8.88%) IIS
5 26 (7.45%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.87%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (3.44%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.87%) Lync
9 10 (2.87%) Node.js
10 9 (2.58%) CMS
11 8 (2.29%) JBoss
12 7 (2.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 32 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Magento
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.16%) SaaS
3 6 (1.72%) Google Apps
4 5 (1.43%) Office 365
4 5 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.86%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.57%) PaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Heroku
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 91 (26.07%) DNS
2 68 (19.48%) SAN
3 61 (17.48%) Firewall
4 54 (15.47%) HTTP
5 53 (15.19%) TCP/IP
6 33 (9.46%) LAN
7 30 (8.60%) DHCP
8 29 (8.31%) WAN
9 28 (8.02%) SSH
10 27 (7.74%) NAS
11 26 (7.45%) VPN
12 23 (6.59%) HTTPS
13 19 (5.44%) FTP
14 18 (5.16%) VLAN
15 17 (4.87%) LDAP
16 15 (4.30%) VoIP
17 14 (4.01%) SSL
18 12 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
19 11 (3.15%) SNMP
19 11 (3.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (30.09%) MySQL
2 73 (20.92%) SQL Server
3 47 (13.47%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (7.45%) Redis
5 25 (7.16%) Big Data
5 25 (7.16%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (4.01%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.72%) Oracle Database
10 11 (3.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (2.58%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.86%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 41 (11.75%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.72%) Hudson
3 13 (3.72%) Subversion
3 13 (3.72%) JIRA
4 11 (3.15%) Ant
4 11 (3.15%) Maven
5 10 (2.87%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (8.31%) Games
2 26 (7.45%) Finance
3 14 (4.01%) Publishing
4 13 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.01%) Online Betting
6 6 (1.72%) Advertising
6 6 (1.72%) Banking
7 5 (1.43%) Retail
7 5 (1.43%) Marketing
8 4 (1.15%) Legal
8 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.61%) Web Services
2 34 (9.74%) LAMP
3 12 (3.44%) .NET
4 11 (3.15%) Java EE
5 8 (2.29%) Sphinx
6 6 (1.72%) Middleware
7 5 (1.43%) XML
8 4 (1.15%) CSS
8 4 (1.15%) JSON
8 4 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.15%) Sensu
9 3 (0.86%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.86%) COM
10 2 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.57%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (0.57%) Django
11 1 (0.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.44%) Open Source
2 17 (4.87%) Clustering
3 16 (4.58%) Replication
4 14 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.58%) Social Media
6 9 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.29%) Online Games
8 5 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) Equities
11 2 (0.57%) DTV
11 2 (0.57%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.29%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 262 (75.07%) Linux
2 183 (52.44%) Windows
3 101 (28.94%) CentOS
4 79 (22.64%) Ubuntu
5 67 (19.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (18.05%) Debian
7 61 (17.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (16.33%) UNIX
9 49 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (7.74%) Solaris
11 22 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (3.72%) Windows XP
13 12 (3.44%) Apple iOS
14 11 (3.15%) FreeBSD
14 11 (3.15%) Android
15 9 (2.58%) Windows 7
16 8 (2.29%) OpenBSD
17 6 (1.72%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.50%) DevOps
2 69 (19.77%) E-Commerce
3 42 (12.03%) Configuration Management
4 35 (10.03%) ITIL
5 33 (9.46%) Load Balancing
6 23 (6.59%) Service Delivery
7 22 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (6.02%) Mentoring
9 20 (5.73%) Project Management
10 15 (4.30%) Change Management
10 15 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (4.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (3.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (3.15%) Performance Management
13 11 (3.15%) Network Design
14 9 (2.58%) Data Protection
14 9 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (2.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (28.08%) Python
2 91 (26.07%) SQL
3 87 (24.93%) Java
4 76 (21.78%) Bash Shell
5 74 (21.20%) Perl
6 58 (16.62%) Ruby
7 41 (11.75%) PHP
8 17 (4.87%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.87%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.87%) Scala
10 6 (1.72%) C#
11 4 (1.15%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.15%) VBScript
12 3 (0.86%) C
12 3 (0.86%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.86%) sed
13 2 (0.57%) AWK
14 1 (0.29%) Korn
14 1 (0.29%) PHP5
14 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (9.17%) Degree
2 23 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.58%) CCNA
5 14 (4.01%) MCSA
6 7 (2.01%) MCSE
6 7 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.43%) RHCE
8 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) MCITP
9 3 (0.86%) PhD
10 2 (0.57%) CCNP
10 2 (0.57%) MCP
11 1 (0.29%) MCSD
11 1 (0.29%) CCA
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.16%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.58%) QA
3 6 (1.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (31.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (19.20%) Active Directory
3 45 (12.89%) Xen
4 29 (8.31%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.16%) vSphere
6 14 (4.01%) KVM
7 13 (3.72%) Varnish
8 12 (3.44%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.44%) XenServer
9 9 (2.58%) XenApp
9 9 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.01%) Postfix
11 4 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.86%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.86%) Firmware
12 3 (0.86%) NFS
12 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.86%) Docker
12 3 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 126 (36.10%) Puppet
2 82 (23.50%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (17.48%) Nagios
4 31 (8.88%) Salt
5 24 (6.88%) ZABBIX
6 22 (6.30%) Ansible
7 15 (4.30%) logstash
8 11 (3.15%) Cacti
8 11 (3.15%) Ganglia
9 9 (2.58%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.01%) SCCM
10 7 (2.01%) SCOM
10 7 (2.01%) Zenoss
11 6 (1.72%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.43%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.15%) WSUS
14 3 (0.86%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 143 (40.97%) VMware
2 90 (25.79%) Red Hat
3 64 (18.34%) Cisco
4 47 (13.47%) Microsoft
5 41 (11.75%) Oracle
6 37 (10.60%) HP
7 36 (10.32%) Citrix
8 19 (5.44%) EMC
9 17 (4.87%) NetApp
10 16 (4.58%) Veeam
11 11 (3.15%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.15%) SoftLayer
12 10 (2.87%) F5
12 10 (2.87%) Symantec
13 9 (2.58%) Veritas
13 9 (2.58%) Dell
14 7 (2.01%) Sony
14 7 (2.01%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.72%) Percona
15 6 (1.72%) Google
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum + £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Greenwich , London
University of Greenwich
Salary: £37,394 to £45,954 plus £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago