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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 799 789 761
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 102 153 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 96 125 194
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £72,500 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +22 58 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +25 19 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East of England +27 10 £43,000 -16.09%
East Midlands +13 8 £40,250 +15.00% 1
South West +3 5 £32,000 +3.22% 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £40,000 +14.28%
North East - 1 £42,500 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 133 (67.86%) Linux
2 95 (48.47%) VMware
3 91 (46.43%) Windows
4 75 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (34.18%) Microsoft
6 63 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 63 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 54 (27.55%) SAN
8 49 (25.00%) Firewall
9 48 (24.49%) Puppet
10 47 (23.98%) DevOps
10 47 (23.98%) DNS
11 46 (23.47%) Cisco
12 45 (22.96%) Red Hat
13 43 (21.94%) Bash Shell
14 41 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (20.92%) CentOS
15 39 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (19.39%) MS Excel
16 38 (19.39%) MySQL
17 34 (17.35%) Python
17 34 (17.35%) Nagios
17 34 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 34 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (16.84%) Unix
19 32 (16.33%) TCP/IP
19 32 (16.33%) LAMP
19 32 (16.33%) vSphere
20 31 (15.82%) Jenkins
21 29 (14.80%) Opscode Chef

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 27 (13.78%) Apache
2 26 (13.27%) MS Exchange
3 20 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.65%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.63%) nginx
7 12 (6.12%) IIS
8 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.10%) WebLogic
9 8 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (4.08%) OpenStack
10 7 (3.57%) WebSphere
11 6 (3.06%) JBoss
12 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (2.55%) Skype for Business
13 4 (2.04%) Confluence
13 4 (2.04%) Resin
14 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
15 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (19.39%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.53%) Revit
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.73%) Office 365
3 7 (3.57%) GitHub
3 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.53%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.53%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.53%) Route 53
5 3 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.55%) SAN
2 49 (25.00%) Firewall
3 47 (23.98%) DNS
4 32 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (11.22%) VPN
6 21 (10.71%) DHCP
7 20 (10.20%) WAN
8 19 (9.69%) iSCSI
9 18 (9.18%) LAN
10 17 (8.67%) LDAP
10 17 (8.67%) VLAN
11 13 (6.63%) Internet
12 10 (5.10%) Kerberos
13 7 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.57%) NAS
13 7 (3.57%) OSPF
13 7 (3.57%) Wireless
14 6 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (3.06%) FTP
14 6 (3.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.39%) MySQL
2 22 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.57%) MariaDB
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.53%) DB2
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) Aerospike
10 2 (1.02%) Big Data
10 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (15.82%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.14%) Subversion
3 12 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.57%) GitLab
5 6 (3.06%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.06%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.55%) JIRA
6 5 (2.55%) Maven
7 3 (1.53%) Gradle
7 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.02%) Hudson
9 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (10.20%) Finance
2 11 (5.61%) Marketing
2 11 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.57%) Back Office
4 4 (2.04%) Banking
4 4 (2.04%) Games
4 4 (2.04%) Retail
5 3 (1.53%) Law
5 3 (1.53%) Publishing
6 2 (1.02%) Front Office
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.33%) LAMP
2 11 (5.61%) Web Services
3 10 (5.10%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (3.06%) ELK Stack
5 4 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.53%) REST
6 3 (1.53%) SOAP
7 2 (1.02%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.51%) .NET
8 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.51%) SAML
8 1 (0.51%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.65%) Clustering
3 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.59%) EqualLogic
5 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.06%) Fintech
6 6 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.55%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.55%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.04%) Replication
8 4 (2.04%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.53%) iPad
9 3 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.53%) Statistics
9 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.02%) iPhone
10 2 (1.02%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 133 (67.86%) Linux
2 91 (46.43%) Windows
3 63 (32.14%) Windows Server
4 41 (20.92%) CentOS
4 41 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (16.84%) Unix
8 22 (11.22%) Ubuntu
9 20 (10.20%) Windows 7
10 19 (9.69%) Solaris
11 7 (3.57%) Debian
12 6 (3.06%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.55%) AIX
13 5 (2.55%) Mac OS X
14 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.53%) Android
15 3 (1.53%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.02%) HPUX
16 2 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.98%) DevOps
2 23 (11.73%) Configuration Management
3 22 (11.22%) ITIL
4 20 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.65%) High Availability
6 14 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.12%) Open Source
9 11 (5.61%) Migration
10 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.08%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (3.57%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
12 6 (3.06%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.55%) Virtual Environments
14 4 (2.04%) Network Architecture
14 4 (2.04%) Resource Management
14 4 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.94%) Bash Shell
2 34 (17.35%) Python
3 20 (10.20%) PHP
3 20 (10.20%) Ruby
3 20 (10.20%) SQL
4 18 (9.18%) Shell Script
5 17 (8.67%) PowerShell
6 16 (8.16%) Perl
7 12 (6.12%) Java
8 4 (2.04%) C
8 4 (2.04%) VB
9 3 (1.53%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.51%) C-shell
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.16%) MCSE
4 15 (7.65%) CCNA
4 15 (7.65%) Degree
4 15 (7.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (6.12%) MCITP
6 10 (5.10%) MCSA
7 9 (4.59%) Security Cleared
8 8 (4.08%) MCP
8 8 (4.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.06%) CCNP
10 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.02%) RHCE
11 1 (0.51%) ACCA
11 1 (0.51%) CCDE
11 1 (0.51%) CCIE
11 1 (0.51%) CCSP
11 1 (0.51%) CIMA
11 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) QA
3 3 (1.53%) BS7799
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) GAAP
System Software
1 75 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 32 (16.33%) vSphere
4 21 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.65%) NFS
6 14 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (6.63%) KVM
7 13 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (6.12%) Docker
9 8 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.57%) XenApp
10 7 (3.57%) XenDesktop
11 6 (3.06%) Corosync
12 3 (1.53%) vCloud
12 3 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.53%) XenServer
13 2 (1.02%) Firmware
13 2 (1.02%) PowerHA
13 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (24.49%) Puppet
2 34 (17.35%) Nagios
3 29 (14.80%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (10.71%) Ansible
5 17 (8.67%) HAProxy
6 13 (6.63%) Cacti
7 12 (6.12%) WSUS
8 7 (3.57%) Backup Exec
8 7 (3.57%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 7 (3.57%) SCCM
9 6 (3.06%) Pacemaker
10 5 (2.55%) Check_MK
10 5 (2.55%) logstash
11 4 (2.04%) OSSEC
11 4 (2.04%) SCOM
11 4 (2.04%) SELinux
12 3 (1.53%) Casper Suite
12 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 95 (48.47%) VMware
2 67 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 46 (23.47%) Cisco
4 45 (22.96%) Red Hat
5 19 (9.69%) Citrix
6 14 (7.14%) Dell
6 14 (7.14%) HP
7 11 (5.61%) NetApp
8 9 (4.59%) Juniper
9 8 (4.08%) Avaya
9 8 (4.08%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.08%) CommVault
9 8 (4.08%) Oracle
10 7 (3.57%) EMC
10 7 (3.57%) Intel Security
11 6 (3.06%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.55%) Meraki
12 5 (2.55%) Percona
12 5 (2.55%) Sophos
12 5 (2.55%) Veeam
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