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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 799 799 769
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 92 140 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87 121 203
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
88468 97240 109425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75248 80665 90432
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 £70,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +15 54 £55,000 +7.31% 7
South East +31 16 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England +18 9 £46,000 -3.15% 1
East Midlands +15 6 £40,500 +15.71% 2
South West 0 4 £31,750 -16.44%
Yorkshire +9 2 £40,750 +16.42%
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 150 (68.81%) Linux
2 103 (47.25%) Windows
2 103 (47.25%) VMware
3 79 (36.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (33.94%) Windows Server
5 73 (33.49%) Microsoft
6 66 (30.28%) Active Directory
7 61 (27.98%) SAN
8 56 (25.69%) Firewall
9 55 (25.23%) DNS
10 52 (23.85%) Red Hat
11 49 (22.48%) Cisco
11 49 (22.48%) DevOps
11 49 (22.48%) Puppet
12 48 (22.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (21.10%) Bash Shell
13 46 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (20.18%) Unix
15 42 (19.27%) CentOS
16 39 (17.89%) MySQL
17 38 (17.43%) MS Excel
17 38 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (16.97%) Python
19 36 (16.51%) Nagios
20 35 (16.06%) SQL Server
21 34 (15.60%) TCP/IP
21 34 (15.60%) vSphere
22 33 (15.14%) Jenkins
23 31 (14.22%) 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 24 (11.01%) Apache
2 23 (10.55%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.80%) IIS
4 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.42%) nginx
6 13 (5.96%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.96%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.13%) Skype for Business
8 8 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.67%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.21%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.75%) JBoss
11 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.83%) Confluence
11 4 (1.83%) Resin
11 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.38%) Revit
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.26%) Office 365
3 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.29%) GitHub
3 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.38%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.38%) IaaS
5 3 (1.38%) Route 53
6 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.92%) SaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 61 (27.98%) SAN
2 56 (25.69%) Firewall
3 55 (25.23%) DNS
4 34 (15.60%) TCP/IP
5 27 (12.39%) VPN
6 25 (11.47%) iSCSI
7 24 (11.01%) VLAN
7 24 (11.01%) WAN
8 23 (10.55%) DHCP
9 22 (10.09%) LAN
10 16 (7.34%) Internet
10 16 (7.34%) LDAP
11 10 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.13%) Kerberos
13 7 (3.21%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (3.21%) FTP
13 7 (3.21%) NAS
13 7 (3.21%) VoIP
14 6 (2.75%) SSH
14 6 (2.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.89%) MySQL
2 35 (16.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.88%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.29%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.38%) Big Data
10 3 (1.38%) DB2
11 2 (0.92%) Aerospike
11 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.92%) Redis
11 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.46%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (15.14%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.42%) Subversion
4 7 (3.21%) GitLab
4 7 (3.21%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.75%) JIRA
6 5 (2.29%) Hudson
6 5 (2.29%) Maven
6 5 (2.29%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.38%) Gradle
9 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (10.09%) Finance
2 9 (4.13%) Marketing
3 7 (3.21%) Back Office
3 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.75%) Law
4 6 (2.75%) Publishing
5 5 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Games
6 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.92%) Front Office
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 2 (0.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.22%) LAMP
2 12 (5.50%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (4.13%) Web Services
4 6 (2.75%) ELK Stack
5 5 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.38%) CSS
6 3 (1.38%) REST
6 3 (1.38%) SOAP
7 2 (0.92%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.92%) HTML
8 1 (0.46%) .NET
8 1 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.46%) JSON
8 1 (0.46%) Memcached
8 1 (0.46%) Middleware
8 1 (0.46%) SAML
8 1 (0.46%) Sensu
8 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) Clustering
2 29 (13.30%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.34%) EqualLogic
4 9 (4.13%) User Experience
5 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.75%) Fintech
7 6 (2.75%) Replication
8 5 (2.29%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (2.29%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.83%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.38%) iPad
10 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.38%) Statistics
11 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.92%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 150 (68.81%) Linux
2 103 (47.25%) Windows
3 74 (33.94%) Windows Server
4 48 (22.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (20.18%) Unix
7 42 (19.27%) CentOS
8 38 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (12.39%) Ubuntu
10 25 (11.47%) Solaris
11 24 (11.01%) Windows 7
12 9 (4.13%) HPUX
13 7 (3.21%) AIX
13 7 (3.21%) Debian
14 5 (2.29%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
16 3 (1.38%) Android
16 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.48%) DevOps
2 27 (12.39%) ITIL
3 22 (10.09%) Configuration Management
3 22 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (8.26%) Load Balancing
5 17 (7.80%) High Availability
6 16 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (5.50%) Migration
8 10 (4.59%) ERP
8 10 (4.59%) Open Source
9 9 (4.13%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.13%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.21%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.21%) Kernel Tuning
11 7 (3.21%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (2.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.10%) Bash Shell
2 37 (16.97%) Python
3 23 (10.55%) SQL
4 20 (9.17%) PHP
4 20 (9.17%) PowerShell
5 19 (8.72%) Shell Script
6 18 (8.26%) Perl
6 18 (8.26%) Ruby
7 12 (5.50%) Java
8 5 (2.29%) C
8 5 (2.29%) VB
9 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.92%) C++
10 2 (0.92%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.46%) C-shell
11 1 (0.46%) Go
11 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.09%) MCSE
3 18 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.34%) MCITP
4 16 (7.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (6.88%) CCNA
6 10 (4.59%) Degree
6 10 (4.59%) MCSA
7 9 (4.13%) MCP
8 8 (3.67%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.21%) CCNP
9 7 (3.21%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.38%) RHCE
11 2 (0.92%) CCA
11 2 (0.92%) CCAA
11 2 (0.92%) CCEE
11 2 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.46%) CCDE
12 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) QA
3 3 (1.38%) BS7799
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) GAAP
System Software
1 79 (36.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (30.28%) Active Directory
3 34 (15.60%) vSphere
4 25 (11.47%) Hyper-V
5 16 (7.34%) Docker
6 15 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (6.42%) NFS
7 14 (6.42%) XenApp
8 13 (5.96%) KVM
9 10 (4.59%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.75%) Corosync
11 5 (2.29%) Varnish
12 4 (1.83%) XenServer
13 3 (1.38%) vCloud
13 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
13 3 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.38%) Xen
14 2 (0.92%) Firmware
14 2 (0.92%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (22.48%) Puppet
2 36 (16.51%) Nagios
3 31 (14.22%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.80%) Ansible
5 16 (7.34%) HAProxy
5 16 (7.34%) WSUS
6 11 (5.05%) Cacti
7 10 (4.59%) NetBackup
7 10 (4.59%) SCCM
8 9 (4.13%) Backup Exec
9 8 (3.67%) SCOM
10 6 (2.75%) Pacemaker
10 6 (2.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.83%) Check_MK
11 4 (1.83%) cPanel
11 4 (1.83%) logstash
11 4 (1.83%) OSSEC
11 4 (1.83%) SELinux
12 3 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 103 (47.25%) VMware
2 73 (33.49%) Microsoft
3 52 (23.85%) Red Hat
4 49 (22.48%) Cisco
5 28 (12.84%) Citrix
6 21 (9.63%) Dell
7 19 (8.72%) HP
7 19 (8.72%) Oracle
8 10 (4.59%) CheckPoint
8 10 (4.59%) EMC
8 10 (4.59%) NetApp
8 10 (4.59%) Symantec
9 9 (4.13%) Avaya
9 9 (4.13%) Sophos
10 8 (3.67%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.67%) Juniper
10 8 (3.67%) SAP
11 7 (3.21%) CommVault
11 7 (3.21%) IBM
12 6 (2.75%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
greywood
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Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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