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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 704 660 659
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 175 174 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 162 156 202
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -35 114 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South East -29 26 £43,500 -6.45% 3
East of England +3 22 £47,500 +26.66%
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
South West -11 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Midlands -34 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Yorkshire -34 1 £40,000 -30.43%
North East - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £28,000 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 300 (78.13%) Linux
2 175 (45.57%) Windows
3 146 (38.02%) VMware
4 137 (35.68%) Puppet
5 131 (34.11%) MySQL
6 115 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 111 (28.91%) Red Hat
8 107 (27.86%) CentOS
9 103 (26.82%) SQL
9 103 (26.82%) Python
10 101 (26.30%) Ubuntu
11 96 (25.00%) DNS
11 96 (25.00%) DevOps
12 92 (23.96%) Java
13 90 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
14 89 (23.18%) Apache
15 81 (21.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 78 (20.31%) Perl
17 77 (20.05%) Debian
18 74 (19.27%) SQL Server
19 73 (19.01%) Firewall
20 72 (18.75%) Bash Shell
21 71 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
21 71 (18.49%) Active Directory
22 67 (17.45%) E-Commerce
22 67 (17.45%) Amazon AWS
23 65 (16.93%) HTTP
24 64 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
25 62 (16.15%) Ruby
25 62 (16.15%) SAN

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 89 (23.18%) Apache
2 58 (15.10%) nginx
3 48 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 30 (7.81%) Tomcat
5 24 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (5.73%) IIS
7 17 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (4.43%) CMS
8 15 (3.91%) Lync
8 15 (3.91%) Node.js
9 14 (3.65%) OpenStack
10 13 (3.39%) SharePoint
10 13 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.21%) SaaS
3 9 (2.34%) Office 365
4 6 (1.56%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.56%) Joyent
5 4 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.78%) IaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Heroku
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 96 (25.00%) DNS
2 73 (19.01%) Firewall
3 65 (16.93%) HTTP
4 62 (16.15%) SAN
5 47 (12.24%) LAN
6 45 (11.72%) TCP/IP
7 43 (11.20%) WAN
8 32 (8.33%) DHCP
9 30 (7.81%) VPN
10 26 (6.77%) LDAP
11 25 (6.51%) FTP
11 25 (6.51%) SSH
11 25 (6.51%) VLAN
12 21 (5.47%) VoIP
13 20 (5.21%) NAS
14 19 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (4.69%) HTTPS
15 18 (4.69%) iSCSI
16 16 (4.17%) SSL
17 9 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (34.11%) MySQL
2 74 (19.27%) SQL Server
3 64 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (11.20%) Redis
5 28 (7.29%) Big Data
6 23 (5.99%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (4.17%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (3.39%) Hadoop
12 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.30%) Relational Database
17 4 (1.04%) DTS
18 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
18 3 (0.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 42 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 25 (6.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.91%) Mercurial
4 6 (1.56%) Hudson
4 6 (1.56%) JIRA
4 6 (1.56%) Subversion
5 5 (1.30%) Maven
5 5 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 45 (11.72%) Finance
2 39 (10.16%) Games
3 22 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.39%) Online Betting
5 9 (2.34%) Publishing
6 6 (1.56%) Marketing
6 6 (1.56%) Advertising
7 4 (1.04%) Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.24%) LAMP
2 45 (11.72%) Web Services
3 13 (3.39%) Sphinx
4 10 (2.60%) XML
5 9 (2.34%) CSS
5 9 (2.34%) JSON
6 8 (2.08%) Django
6 8 (2.08%) .NET
6 8 (2.08%) COM
7 5 (1.30%) Java EE
8 4 (1.04%) Sensu
8 4 (1.04%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 4 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.78%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.52%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.52%) SOAP
10 2 (0.52%) Middleware
10 2 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.55%) Replication
2 24 (6.25%) Open Source
3 22 (5.73%) Clustering
4 18 (4.69%) Online Games
5 16 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.65%) Social Media
7 11 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.04%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.04%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.78%) Equities
10 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.52%) DTV
12 1 (0.26%) BBC
12 1 (0.26%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 300 (78.13%) Linux
2 175 (45.57%) Windows
3 107 (27.86%) CentOS
4 101 (26.30%) Ubuntu
5 81 (21.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 77 (20.05%) Debian
7 71 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (14.84%) UNIX
10 32 (8.33%) Solaris
11 18 (4.69%) Apple iOS
12 17 (4.43%) Android
13 16 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (4.17%) FreeBSD
14 13 (3.39%) OpenBSD
15 11 (2.86%) Windows XP
16 7 (1.82%) HPUX
17 6 (1.56%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.56%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (25.00%) DevOps
2 67 (17.45%) E-Commerce
3 46 (11.98%) Configuration Management
4 44 (11.46%) ITIL
5 40 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 32 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (8.07%) Service Delivery
8 22 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 19 (4.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (4.17%) Project Management
12 15 (3.91%) Network Design
13 14 (3.65%) Data Protection
14 9 (2.34%) Asset Management
14 9 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (1.82%) Information Security
16 7 (1.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.82%) SQL
1 103 (26.82%) Python
2 92 (23.96%) Java
3 78 (20.31%) Perl
4 72 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 62 (16.15%) Ruby
6 47 (12.24%) PHP
7 16 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.17%) Scala
8 13 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.34%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.56%) C#
10 6 (1.56%) AWK
11 5 (1.30%) VBScript
12 4 (1.04%) C
13 3 (0.78%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.78%) sed
14 1 (0.26%) Korn
14 1 (0.26%) C++
14 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (11.20%) Degree
2 36 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.47%) CCNA
5 19 (4.95%) MCSA
6 18 (4.69%) MCSE
7 9 (2.34%) RHCE
8 8 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.04%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.04%) PhD
11 3 (0.78%) MCP
12 1 (0.26%) MCITP
12 1 (0.26%) MCTS
12 1 (0.26%) CCNP
12 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.29%) QA
2 15 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (18.49%) Active Directory
3 51 (13.28%) Xen
4 40 (10.42%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.69%) vSphere
6 16 (4.17%) KVM
6 16 (4.17%) XenServer
7 13 (3.39%) XenApp
8 12 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.08%) vCloud
9 8 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.56%) Varnish
10 6 (1.56%) Postfix
11 4 (1.04%) GPFS
12 3 (0.78%) NFS
12 3 (0.78%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.78%) Docker
13 2 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.26%) Samba
14 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 137 (35.68%) Puppet
2 90 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (15.89%) Nagios
4 25 (6.51%) Salt
5 23 (5.99%) ZABBIX
6 20 (5.21%) logstash
7 17 (4.43%) Cacti
7 17 (4.43%) Ansible
8 9 (2.34%) Ganglia
8 9 (2.34%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.82%) SCCM
9 7 (1.82%) SCOM
10 6 (1.56%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.56%) Zenoss
10 6 (1.56%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.04%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.78%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.52%) Check_MK
13 2 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 146 (38.02%) VMware
2 111 (28.91%) Red Hat
3 59 (15.36%) Cisco
4 50 (13.02%) Oracle
4 50 (13.02%) Microsoft
5 44 (11.46%) Citrix
6 38 (9.90%) HP
7 19 (4.95%) Veeam
8 17 (4.43%) Rackspace
8 17 (4.43%) NetApp
9 11 (2.86%) EMC
10 10 (2.60%) 3PAR
10 10 (2.60%) Symantec
11 8 (2.08%) SoftLayer
11 8 (2.08%) JBoss
12 6 (1.56%) Percona
12 6 (1.56%) Dell
12 6 (1.56%) Google
13 5 (1.30%) IBM
13 5 (1.30%) Sun
Brighton, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Amnesty International
Salary: £43,812 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Pension, Holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
South Gloucestershire Council
Salary: From £29,528 to £32,072 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
FirstCare Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago