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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 742 689 690
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 133 221 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 110 211 165
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -47 69 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East -26 23 £42,500 - 5
East of England +26 22 £52,500 -0.94% 2
South West -8 8 £42,500 +30.76% 5
West Midlands -11 5 £32,500 +8.33%
North West +5 4 £42,500 -2.85% 1
East Midlands +11 1 - -
North East -8 1 £52,500 +20.00%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 169 (64.50%) Linux
2 157 (59.92%) Windows
3 113 (43.13%) VMware
4 86 (32.82%) Microsoft
5 85 (32.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 84 (32.06%) MySQL
7 79 (30.15%) Red Hat
8 70 (26.72%) Cisco
8 70 (26.72%) Java
9 66 (25.19%) DNS
10 64 (24.43%) Active Directory
11 62 (23.66%) Puppet
12 61 (23.28%) MS Exchange
13 59 (22.52%) Bash Shell
14 58 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (22.14%) CentOS
14 58 (22.14%) Perl
14 58 (22.14%) TCP/IP
15 55 (20.99%) DevOps
16 54 (20.61%) SAN
17 52 (19.85%) Citrix
17 52 (19.85%) SQL Server
17 52 (19.85%) Python
18 47 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 46 (17.56%) Firewall
20 45 (17.18%) Apache
20 45 (17.18%) ITIL
21 44 (16.79%) SQL
21 44 (16.79%) MS Excel
22 43 (16.41%) Tomcat

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (23.28%) MS Exchange
2 45 (17.18%) Apache
3 43 (16.41%) Tomcat
4 40 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (9.16%) IIS
6 19 (7.25%) nginx
7 18 (6.87%) SharePoint
8 14 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (4.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 11 (4.20%) CMS
11 9 (3.44%) Lync
12 7 (2.67%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.91%) Jetty
13 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.53%) JBoss
14 4 (1.53%) Confluence
15 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.82%) Office 365
4 6 (2.29%) IaaS
4 6 (2.29%) SaaS
4 6 (2.29%) PaaS
5 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.91%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Taleo
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Heroku
7 1 (0.38%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.19%) DNS
2 58 (22.14%) TCP/IP
3 54 (20.61%) SAN
4 46 (17.56%) Firewall
5 32 (12.21%) DHCP
6 30 (11.45%) WAN
7 28 (10.69%) LAN
8 27 (10.31%) SNMP
9 26 (9.92%) LDAP
9 26 (9.92%) VPN
10 23 (8.78%) HTTP
11 22 (8.40%) NAS
12 20 (7.63%) iSCSI
13 13 (4.96%) MRTG
13 13 (4.96%) Internet
14 10 (3.82%) VLAN
14 10 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (3.44%) FTP
15 9 (3.44%) SMTP
16 8 (3.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (32.06%) MySQL
2 52 (19.85%) SQL Server
3 29 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (9.92%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.96%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.05%) Informix
7 7 (2.67%) Redis
8 6 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.15%) DB2
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.34%) Subversion
4 13 (4.96%) Hudson
5 9 (3.44%) JIRA
6 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.53%) Maven
7 3 (1.15%) Ant
8 1 (0.38%) Gerrit
General
1 31 (11.83%) Games
2 27 (10.31%) Finance
3 20 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.87%) Publishing
5 11 (4.20%) Online Betting
5 11 (4.20%) Legal
6 7 (2.67%) Advertising
7 6 (2.29%) Marketing
8 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 2 (0.76%) Law
10 2 (0.76%) Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Retail
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.49%) Web Services
2 13 (4.96%) LAMP
3 12 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (2.67%) .NET
4 7 (2.67%) CSS
5 6 (2.29%) XML
6 5 (1.91%) J2EE
6 5 (1.91%) JSON
7 3 (1.15%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.15%) Java EE
8 2 (0.76%) HTML
8 2 (0.76%) Middleware
9 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.38%) COM
9 1 (0.38%) MCollective
9 1 (0.38%) Symfony
9 1 (0.38%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.96%) CESG
4 11 (4.20%) Online Games
5 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.44%) Streaming Video
7 8 (3.05%) Clustering
7 8 (3.05%) Mathematics
7 8 (3.05%) Open Source
7 8 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.29%) EqualLogic
8 6 (2.29%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.29%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.91%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.91%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.53%) Kindle
10 4 (1.53%) iPad
10 4 (1.53%) HP StorageWorks
10 4 (1.53%) Replication
11 3 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 169 (64.50%) Linux
2 157 (59.92%) Windows
3 58 (22.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (22.14%) CentOS
4 47 (17.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (16.41%) UNIX
6 39 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (11.83%) Ubuntu
8 26 (9.92%) Debian
9 24 (9.16%) Windows 7
10 20 (7.63%) Solaris
11 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.29%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.29%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.29%) Android
13 5 (1.91%) HPUX
13 5 (1.91%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.53%) SUSE
15 3 (1.15%) MVS
15 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.99%) DevOps
2 45 (17.18%) ITIL
3 39 (14.89%) E-Commerce
4 31 (11.83%) Load Balancing
5 29 (11.07%) Configuration Management
6 17 (6.49%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.11%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.73%) DRM
9 13 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.96%) Time Management
9 13 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.82%) Project Management
12 9 (3.44%) Service Management
13 8 (3.05%) Change Management
13 8 (3.05%) Incident Management
13 8 (3.05%) Line Management
13 8 (3.05%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.72%) Java
2 59 (22.52%) Bash Shell
3 58 (22.14%) Perl
4 52 (19.85%) Python
5 44 (16.79%) SQL
6 33 (12.60%) Ruby
7 31 (11.83%) PowerShell
8 26 (9.92%) PHP
9 20 (7.63%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.67%) VBScript
11 6 (2.29%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.29%) Scala
12 3 (1.15%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.15%) JCL
12 3 (1.15%) REXX
12 3 (1.15%) VB
12 3 (1.15%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.15%) Korn
13 2 (0.76%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.76%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 37 (14.12%) Degree
2 28 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.25%) MCSE
4 17 (6.49%) MCITP
5 14 (5.34%) MCP
6 12 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.58%) MCSA
6 12 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.05%) CCNA
8 6 (2.29%) CCIE
8 6 (2.29%) RHCE
8 6 (2.29%) MCTS
9 5 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.53%) CCDP
10 4 (1.53%) CCA
10 4 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.53%) CCENT
11 3 (1.15%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.76%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) SLA
2 5 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.76%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 85 (32.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (24.43%) Active Directory
3 38 (14.50%) XenApp
4 28 (10.69%) vSphere
5 21 (8.02%) VMware ESX
6 20 (7.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (4.96%) XenServer
8 12 (4.58%) Varnish
9 11 (4.20%) KVM
10 10 (3.82%) Docker
11 5 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.53%) NFS
13 2 (0.76%) Samba
13 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.76%) Xen
13 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 62 (23.66%) Puppet
2 39 (14.89%) Nagios
3 28 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (10.31%) SCCM
5 19 (7.25%) SCOM
6 13 (4.96%) Icinga
7 12 (4.58%) WSUS
8 9 (3.44%) SELinux
8 9 (3.44%) Graphite
9 8 (3.05%) Ansible
10 7 (2.67%) logstash
10 7 (2.67%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.67%) Cacti
11 6 (2.29%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.91%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.91%) Legato
13 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (1.15%) Pingdom
13 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 113 (43.13%) VMware
2 86 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 79 (30.15%) Red Hat
4 70 (26.72%) Cisco
5 52 (19.85%) Citrix
6 43 (16.41%) Oracle
7 37 (14.12%) HP
8 30 (11.45%) EMC
8 30 (11.45%) NetApp
9 21 (8.02%) Dell
10 18 (6.87%) F5
11 11 (4.20%) Rackspace
12 10 (3.82%) Juniper
13 9 (3.44%) IBM
13 9 (3.44%) Google
14 8 (3.05%) Veeam
14 8 (3.05%) Symantec
14 8 (3.05%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.67%) Sybase
16 6 (2.29%) Sun
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package & Discounts
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £3750 London weighting
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988 - £30,194
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988 - £30,194
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 22 days ago
Aviation House, London or Piccadilly Gate,...
Ofsted
Salary: £28,866 - £31,866 per annum (depending on location)
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago