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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / England
Rank 753 801 789
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 82 132 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 121 118
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,047 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -2.22%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +56 37 £55,000 -8.33% 5
South East +25 24 £60,000 +36.36% 2
East of England +23 7 £48,500 +2.10% 4
West Midlands +21 5 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -8 4 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +2 2 £44,659 +11.64%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 160 (81.22%) Linux
2 106 (53.81%) Windows
3 78 (39.59%) VMware
4 77 (39.09%) Puppet
5 71 (36.04%) Windows Server
6 64 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
6 64 (32.49%) Python
7 63 (31.98%) CentOS
8 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
9 53 (26.90%) MySQL
9 53 (26.90%) Bash Shell
10 52 (26.40%) Red Hat
11 50 (25.38%) Degree
12 48 (24.37%) ITIL
12 48 (24.37%) DNS
13 45 (22.84%) Apache
13 45 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 44 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (21.32%) Firewall
16 41 (20.81%) Opscode Chef
17 40 (20.30%) DevOps
18 39 (19.80%) Unix
19 38 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
20 37 (18.78%) VPN
21 36 (18.27%) Jenkins
22 35 (17.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 35 (17.77%) Web Services
22 35 (17.77%) Perl
23 33 (16.75%) MS Excel
24 32 (16.24%) Ruby

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 45 (22.84%) Apache
2 31 (15.74%) IIS
3 27 (13.71%) Tomcat
4 18 (9.14%) MS Exchange
5 12 (6.09%) Hubot
5 12 (6.09%) nginx
6 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.54%) Drupal
8 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.03%) ArcGIS
9 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.03%) WordPress
10 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.51%) Confluence
12 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (32.49%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.14%) SaaS
4 13 (6.60%) Office 365
5 12 (6.09%) Slack
6 6 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle CX
8 4 (2.03%) IaaS
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.02%) GitHub
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) PaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Route 53
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.37%) DNS
2 42 (21.32%) Firewall
3 37 (18.78%) VPN
4 26 (13.20%) Internet
5 23 (11.68%) TCP/IP
6 21 (10.66%) LDAP
7 19 (9.64%) DHCP
7 19 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (9.14%) HTTP
8 18 (9.14%) LAN
8 18 (9.14%) WAN
9 15 (7.61%) Intranet
10 14 (7.11%) VLAN
11 9 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.57%) SAN
12 8 (4.06%) SMTP
12 8 (4.06%) SNMP
12 8 (4.06%) Wireless
13 6 (3.05%) NAS
13 6 (3.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.90%) MySQL
2 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.57%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.55%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.54%) Informix
7 4 (2.03%) GIS
8 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.02%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) MS Access
8 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.02%) Redis
8 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.11%) Subversion
4 7 (3.55%) MSBuild
5 6 (3.05%) Maven
6 5 (2.54%) JIRA
7 4 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.02%) Buildbot
10 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.51%) Trac
10 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (9.64%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.09%) Retail
4 3 (1.52%) Advertising
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.02%) Electronics
5 2 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.77%) Web Services
2 21 (10.66%) LAMP
3 15 (7.61%) .NET
4 7 (3.55%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (3.05%) Middleware
5 6 (3.05%) REST
6 4 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.03%) JSON
6 4 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (2.03%) XML
7 3 (1.52%) WSH
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.02%) MCollective
8 2 (1.02%) RESTful
9 1 (0.51%) CSS
9 1 (0.51%) HTML
9 1 (0.51%) HTML5
9 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.51%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.51%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.21%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.20%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.05%) Clustering
7 5 (2.54%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.03%) AS400
8 4 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.03%) Replication
9 3 (1.52%) Fintech
9 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.51%) EMC VNXe
10 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 160 (81.22%) Linux
2 106 (53.81%) Windows
3 71 (36.04%) Windows Server
4 63 (31.98%) CentOS
5 44 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (19.80%) Unix
7 38 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (17.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (12.18%) Ubuntu
10 12 (6.09%) Windows 7
11 11 (5.58%) Solaris
11 11 (5.58%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.55%) Debian
13 6 (3.05%) Mac OS X
13 6 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (2.03%) zOS
16 3 (1.52%) AIX
17 2 (1.02%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.37%) ITIL
2 40 (20.30%) DevOps
3 26 (13.20%) Project Management
4 25 (12.69%) High Availability
5 24 (12.18%) Configuration Management
6 23 (11.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (10.15%) Open Source
9 19 (9.64%) Incident Management
10 18 (9.14%) E-Commerce
11 17 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (8.12%) Service Management
13 15 (7.61%) MVC
14 12 (6.09%) Change Control
14 12 (6.09%) ChatOps
15 11 (5.58%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.58%) Service Delivery
16 10 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (4.57%) Customer Requirements
18 8 (4.06%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.49%) Python
2 53 (26.90%) Bash Shell
3 35 (17.77%) Perl
4 32 (16.24%) Ruby
5 31 (15.74%) SQL
6 19 (9.64%) Java
7 18 (9.14%) PHP
8 16 (8.12%) C#
9 12 (6.09%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.09%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.06%) C
11 5 (2.54%) C++
11 5 (2.54%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.02%) Groovy
13 2 (1.02%) VB
14 1 (0.51%) Korn
14 1 (0.51%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 50 (25.38%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.57%) CCNA
3 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.05%) MCSE
6 5 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.03%) MCITP
7 4 (2.03%) MCP
8 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.02%) CCNP
9 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.02%) RHCA
10 1 (0.51%) CCAB
10 1 (0.51%) CCDP
10 1 (0.51%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) SLA
2 5 (2.54%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (15.23%) Active Directory
3 18 (9.14%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.14%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (7.61%) NFS
5 14 (7.11%) Docker
6 12 (6.09%) vSphere
7 8 (4.06%) KVM
8 7 (3.55%) Squid
8 7 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.54%) Samba
9 5 (2.54%) Shibboleth
9 5 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.03%) iptables
10 4 (2.03%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.52%) vCloud
11 3 (1.52%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.52%) Xen
12 2 (1.02%) Postfix
12 2 (1.02%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 77 (39.09%) Puppet
2 41 (20.81%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (15.74%) Ansible
4 10 (5.08%) Nagios
5 9 (4.57%) WSUS
6 8 (4.06%) AirWatch
6 8 (4.06%) Malwarebytes
6 8 (4.06%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (4.06%) WhatsUp Gold
7 7 (3.55%) Salt
8 6 (3.05%) SCCM
9 5 (2.54%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (2.54%) Graphite
9 5 (2.54%) logstash
10 4 (2.03%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.03%) Kibana
11 3 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (1.52%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (39.59%) VMware
2 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
3 52 (26.40%) Red Hat
4 27 (13.71%) Cisco
5 18 (9.14%) Oracle
6 14 (7.11%) Sun
7 9 (4.57%) Avaya
7 9 (4.57%) Intel Security
8 8 (4.06%) CommVault
8 8 (4.06%) Dell
8 8 (4.06%) Forcepoint
8 8 (4.06%) HP
9 7 (3.55%) EMC
9 7 (3.55%) NetApp
10 6 (3.05%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.05%) Veeam
10 6 (3.05%) Veritas
11 5 (2.54%) ANSYS
11 5 (2.54%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.54%) Citrix
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
University College London (UCL)
Salary: From £34,056 to £41,163 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
The University of London
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 10 days ago