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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 733 694 714
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 150 202 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 122 188 139
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +27.38%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -14 62 £50,000 -1.96% 10
South East +4 33 £47,500 +11.76% 6
East of England +3 20 £51,250 -3.30% 1
South West -4 16 £31,000 -24.84% 7
West Midlands - 7 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire +6 6 £33,750 +18.42% 2
North West +6 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +9 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 174 (61.48%) Linux
2 151 (53.36%) Windows
3 106 (37.46%) VMware
4 82 (28.98%) Microsoft
5 80 (28.27%) Active Directory
6 77 (27.21%) Red Hat
6 77 (27.21%) DNS
7 72 (25.44%) MySQL
8 70 (24.73%) Cisco
8 70 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (23.67%) MS Exchange
10 62 (21.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 60 (21.20%) ITIL
12 59 (20.85%) Java
12 59 (20.85%) Bash Shell
13 57 (20.14%) Puppet
14 53 (18.73%) Oracle
14 53 (18.73%) Citrix
15 52 (18.37%) Perl
15 52 (18.37%) TCP/IP
16 51 (18.02%) Python
16 51 (18.02%) SAN
16 51 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 49 (17.31%) Finance
18 48 (16.96%) DevOps
19 45 (15.90%) Apache
19 45 (15.90%) SQL
20 44 (15.55%) SQL Server
20 44 (15.55%) MS Excel

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (23.67%) MS Exchange
2 49 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (15.90%) Apache
4 39 (13.78%) Tomcat
5 23 (8.13%) IIS
6 20 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (6.71%) SharePoint
8 18 (6.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (6.36%) CMS
9 15 (5.30%) nginx
10 11 (3.89%) Lync
11 9 (3.18%) OpenStack
12 8 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.77%) JBoss
14 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (1.06%) Confluence
15 3 (1.06%) Drupal
16 2 (0.71%) Jetty
16 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
16 2 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 44 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.06%) Magento
3 2 (0.71%) HFM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.59%) Office 365
3 7 (2.47%) SaaS
3 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Heroku
6 1 (0.35%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 77 (27.21%) DNS
2 52 (18.37%) TCP/IP
3 51 (18.02%) SAN
4 43 (15.19%) Firewall
5 38 (13.43%) DHCP
6 27 (9.54%) VPN
7 26 (9.19%) WAN
8 24 (8.48%) LAN
9 22 (7.77%) HTTP
10 18 (6.36%) LDAP
11 16 (5.65%) Internet
12 14 (4.95%) SNMP
13 12 (4.24%) iSCSI
14 11 (3.89%) VLAN
15 8 (2.83%) MRTG
16 7 (2.47%) NAS
17 5 (1.77%) HSRP
17 5 (1.77%) IP Telephony
17 5 (1.77%) FTP
18 4 (1.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.44%) MySQL
2 44 (15.55%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.54%) MongoDB
4 26 (9.19%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.95%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.83%) Redis
8 6 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.41%) Big Data
10 3 (1.06%) Informix
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.71%) DB2
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.54%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.01%) Subversion
4 15 (5.30%) Hudson
5 3 (1.06%) JIRA
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.35%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 49 (17.31%) Finance
2 43 (15.19%) Games
3 34 (12.01%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.36%) Online Betting
5 14 (4.95%) Publishing
6 10 (3.53%) Legal
7 7 (2.47%) Law
8 6 (2.12%) Advertising
8 6 (2.12%) Marketing
9 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.71%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.65%) .NET
2 14 (4.95%) Web Services
3 11 (3.89%) LAMP
4 7 (2.47%) XML
5 5 (1.77%) CSS
5 5 (1.77%) JSON
5 5 (1.77%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.06%) Memcached
7 2 (0.71%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.35%) HTML
8 1 (0.35%) J2EE
8 1 (0.35%) Kafka
8 1 (0.35%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.71%) EqualLogic
2 18 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.36%) Online Games
3 15 (5.30%) Mathematics
4 14 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.53%) Digital Media
5 10 (3.53%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.83%) Clustering
6 8 (2.83%) CESG
7 7 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.77%) Replication
10 4 (1.41%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.41%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.71%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 174 (61.48%) Linux
2 151 (53.36%) Windows
3 62 (21.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (15.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (15.19%) UNIX
7 39 (13.78%) CentOS
8 36 (12.72%) Ubuntu
9 29 (10.25%) Windows 7
10 22 (7.77%) Solaris
11 19 (6.71%) Debian
12 8 (2.83%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (2.12%) Android
14 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.77%) HPUX
15 5 (1.77%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (1.06%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.20%) ITIL
2 48 (16.96%) DevOps
3 34 (12.01%) E-Commerce
4 32 (11.31%) Configuration Management
5 22 (7.77%) Load Balancing
6 21 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (7.07%) Service Delivery
8 19 (6.71%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.24%) Time Management
11 11 (3.89%) DRM
12 9 (3.18%) Project Management
13 8 (2.83%) Change Management
13 8 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (2.12%) Open Source
15 6 (2.12%) Service Management
15 6 (2.12%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (1.77%) Kanban
16 5 (1.77%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (20.85%) Java
1 59 (20.85%) Bash Shell
2 52 (18.37%) Perl
3 51 (18.02%) Python
4 45 (15.90%) SQL
5 39 (13.78%) PowerShell
5 39 (13.78%) Ruby
6 16 (5.65%) PHP
7 15 (5.30%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.83%) VBScript
9 6 (2.12%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.12%) Scala
10 4 (1.41%) VB
11 3 (1.06%) Korn
12 2 (0.71%) Groovy
12 2 (0.71%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.71%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.71%) C-shell
12 2 (0.71%) JCL
Qualifications
1 40 (14.13%) Degree
2 35 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (10.60%) MCSE
4 25 (8.83%) MCSA
5 23 (8.13%) MCITP
6 21 (7.42%) MCP
7 19 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (4.95%) Security Cleared
9 13 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (4.24%) SC Cleared
11 11 (3.89%) CCNA
12 8 (2.83%) CCIE
12 8 (2.83%) MCTS
13 7 (2.47%) CCENT
13 7 (2.47%) CCDP
14 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.71%) RHCE
16 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
16 2 (0.71%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (28.27%) Active Directory
2 70 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (15.19%) XenApp
4 27 (9.54%) Hyper-V
5 21 (7.42%) vSphere
6 16 (5.65%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.59%) Varnish
8 12 (4.24%) Docker
9 7 (2.47%) Xen
10 5 (1.77%) XenServer
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.41%) NFS
12 3 (1.06%) Samba
12 3 (1.06%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.06%) KVM
13 2 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.35%) qmail
Systems Management
1 57 (20.14%) Puppet
2 36 (12.72%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (8.83%) Nagios
4 22 (7.77%) SCCM
5 21 (7.42%) SCOM
6 14 (4.95%) Ansible
7 9 (3.18%) logstash
8 8 (2.83%) Icinga
9 6 (2.12%) Graphite
9 6 (2.12%) WSUS
10 4 (1.41%) Legato
10 4 (1.41%) SELinux
11 3 (1.06%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.06%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.06%) Cacti
11 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (37.46%) VMware
2 82 (28.98%) Microsoft
3 77 (27.21%) Red Hat
4 70 (24.73%) Cisco
5 53 (18.73%) Oracle
5 53 (18.73%) Citrix
6 26 (9.19%) Dell
7 22 (7.77%) HP
8 17 (6.01%) EMC
9 16 (5.65%) NetApp
10 12 (4.24%) IBM
10 12 (4.24%) Google
11 9 (3.18%) Sun
11 9 (3.18%) Rackspace
12 7 (2.47%) F5
12 7 (2.47%) Juniper
13 6 (2.12%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.77%) Symantec
14 5 (1.77%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.77%) SolarWinds
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
NonStop Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago