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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 734 673 689
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 132 208 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 111 198 161
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 March 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 30 March 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 -56 73 £50,000 -6.97% 4
South East -6 25 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +15 20 £52,500 -0.94% 1
West Midlands -25 5 £32,500 - 1
North West +10 4 £42,500 -2.85% 1
East Midlands +16 2 - -
South West -18 2 £42,500 +30.76% 4
North East -10 1 £52,500 +20.00%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 173 (64.79%) Linux
2 160 (59.93%) Windows
3 116 (43.45%) VMware
4 91 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 86 (32.21%) Microsoft
6 85 (31.84%) MySQL
7 78 (29.21%) Red Hat
8 75 (28.09%) Java
9 68 (25.47%) Puppet
10 67 (25.09%) Cisco
10 67 (25.09%) TCP/IP
11 64 (23.97%) Bash Shell
12 63 (23.60%) CentOS
12 63 (23.60%) DevOps
12 63 (23.60%) Active Directory
12 63 (23.60%) Perl
13 62 (23.22%) DNS
13 62 (23.22%) SAN
14 61 (22.85%) MS Exchange
15 58 (21.72%) Python
16 56 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 53 (19.85%) SQL Server
18 50 (18.73%) Firewall
19 46 (17.23%) SQL
20 45 (16.85%) UNIX
20 45 (16.85%) Nagios
20 45 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 43 (16.10%) Oracle
21 43 (16.10%) MS Excel
22 42 (15.73%) Apache

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (22.85%) MS Exchange
2 42 (15.73%) Apache
3 39 (14.61%) Tomcat
4 38 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (8.61%) nginx
5 23 (8.61%) IIS
6 19 (7.12%) SharePoint
7 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (3.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (3.37%) CMS
10 7 (2.62%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.62%) Lync
11 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.87%) Jetty
13 4 (1.50%) Confluence
13 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.50%) JBoss
14 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (16.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.00%) PaaS
4 7 (2.62%) SaaS
4 7 (2.62%) Office 365
5 6 (2.25%) IaaS
6 5 (1.87%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.75%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.37%) Taleo
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Heroku
9 1 (0.37%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.09%) TCP/IP
2 62 (23.22%) DNS
2 62 (23.22%) SAN
3 50 (18.73%) Firewall
4 30 (11.24%) DHCP
5 29 (10.86%) LDAP
5 29 (10.86%) SNMP
6 28 (10.49%) VPN
6 28 (10.49%) NAS
7 26 (9.74%) WAN
8 24 (8.99%) LAN
9 23 (8.61%) HTTP
10 20 (7.49%) iSCSI
11 16 (5.99%) Internet
12 13 (4.87%) VLAN
12 13 (4.87%) MRTG
13 10 (3.75%) HSRP
13 10 (3.75%) IP Telephony
13 10 (3.75%) HTTPS
13 10 (3.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (31.84%) MySQL
2 53 (19.85%) SQL Server
3 30 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (9.36%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.74%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.00%) Informix
7 7 (2.62%) Redis
7 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.12%) DB2
10 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.75%) Big Data
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.61%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.37%) Subversion
4 16 (5.99%) Hudson
5 11 (4.12%) JIRA
6 6 (2.25%) Maven
7 5 (1.87%) Ant
8 4 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
General
1 25 (9.36%) Finance
1 25 (9.36%) Games
2 21 (7.87%) Publishing
3 14 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.12%) Legal
5 9 (3.37%) Advertising
5 9 (3.37%) Online Betting
6 7 (2.62%) Marketing
7 4 (1.50%) Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Retail
7 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.50%) Back Office
8 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.74%) Web Services
2 13 (4.87%) LAMP
3 12 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (4.12%) .NET
5 8 (3.00%) CSS
6 7 (2.62%) XML
7 6 (2.25%) JSON
8 5 (1.87%) Java EE
8 5 (1.87%) J2EE
9 4 (1.50%) Middleware
10 2 (0.75%) HTML
11 1 (0.37%) COM
11 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.37%) Symfony
11 1 (0.37%) Memcached
11 1 (0.37%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.99%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.87%) CESG
4 10 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.37%) Online Games
5 9 (3.37%) Open Source
5 9 (3.37%) Streaming Video
5 9 (3.37%) Clustering
6 8 (3.00%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.25%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.87%) Replication
9 4 (1.50%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.50%) iPad
9 4 (1.50%) HP StorageWorks
9 4 (1.50%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.50%) Kindle
10 3 (1.12%) Statistics
10 3 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 173 (64.79%) Linux
2 160 (59.93%) Windows
3 63 (23.60%) CentOS
4 56 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (16.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (16.85%) UNIX
6 37 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (12.73%) Ubuntu
8 28 (10.49%) Debian
9 24 (8.99%) Solaris
10 22 (8.24%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.25%) Android
12 6 (2.25%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.87%) HPUX
13 5 (1.87%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.50%) SUSE
14 4 (1.50%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.60%) DevOps
2 41 (15.36%) E-Commerce
3 40 (14.98%) ITIL
4 32 (11.99%) Load Balancing
5 27 (10.11%) Configuration Management
6 18 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.99%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.62%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.62%) DRM
9 13 (4.87%) Change Management
9 13 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (4.87%) Time Management
10 11 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.12%) Project Management
10 11 (4.12%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.75%) Service Management
11 10 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (3.75%) Line Management
12 7 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.09%) Java
2 64 (23.97%) Bash Shell
3 63 (23.60%) Perl
4 58 (21.72%) Python
5 46 (17.23%) SQL
6 37 (13.86%) Ruby
7 27 (10.11%) PowerShell
8 25 (9.36%) PHP
9 22 (8.24%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.62%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.25%) VBScript
11 6 (2.25%) Scala
12 3 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.12%) JCL
12 3 (1.12%) Korn
12 3 (1.12%) REXX
12 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.75%) VB
13 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.75%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 30 (11.24%) Degree
2 19 (7.12%) MCITP
2 19 (7.12%) MCSE
3 14 (5.24%) MCP
4 13 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.49%) MCSA
6 8 (3.00%) CCNA
7 7 (2.62%) RHCE
7 7 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.25%) CCIE
8 6 (2.25%) MCTS
9 4 (1.50%) CCENT
9 4 (1.50%) CCDP
9 4 (1.50%) CCA
9 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.12%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.24%) SLA
2 7 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 91 (34.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (23.60%) Active Directory
3 29 (10.86%) vSphere
4 28 (10.49%) XenApp
5 20 (7.49%) VMware ESX
6 19 (7.12%) Hyper-V
7 15 (5.62%) Varnish
8 14 (5.24%) XenServer
9 11 (4.12%) KVM
10 9 (3.37%) Docker
11 7 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.50%) Xen
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.12%) Firmware
13 3 (1.12%) NFS
13 3 (1.12%) iptables
14 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 68 (25.47%) Puppet
2 45 (16.85%) Nagios
3 34 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (9.74%) SCCM
5 18 (6.74%) SCOM
6 13 (4.87%) Icinga
7 12 (4.49%) Graphite
8 11 (4.12%) WSUS
9 10 (3.75%) Ansible
10 9 (3.37%) SELinux
10 9 (3.37%) ZABBIX
11 8 (3.00%) NetBackup
12 7 (2.62%) Cacti
12 7 (2.62%) logstash
13 6 (2.25%) Salt
14 5 (1.87%) Legato
15 4 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
16 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
16 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
16 3 (1.12%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 116 (43.45%) VMware
2 86 (32.21%) Microsoft
3 78 (29.21%) Red Hat
4 67 (25.09%) Cisco
5 43 (16.10%) Oracle
6 41 (15.36%) HP
7 40 (14.98%) Citrix
8 35 (13.11%) EMC
9 31 (11.61%) NetApp
10 22 (8.24%) F5
11 21 (7.87%) Dell
12 10 (3.75%) Veeam
12 10 (3.75%) Rackspace
13 9 (3.37%) Juniper
14 8 (3.00%) Symantec
15 7 (2.62%) Sybase
15 7 (2.62%) Sun
15 7 (2.62%) SolarWinds
16 6 (2.25%) Veritas
17 5 (1.87%) Riverbed
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Met Office
Salary: £26,988 - £30,194
Posted: 3 days ago
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Met Office
Salary: £26,988 - £30,194
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aviation House, London or Piccadilly Gate,...
Ofsted
Salary: £28,866 - £31,866 per annum (depending on location)
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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