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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 728 650 627
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 142 233 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 109 214 210
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior Systems Administrator
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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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -33 92 £55,000 - 5
South East -4 30 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England -19 8 £51,250 -5.09% 2
Yorkshire -31 6 £36,250 -9.93% 1
West Midlands -9 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
North East - 2 £43,000 -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
South West -8 1 £35,500 +1.42% 2
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Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 230 (72.56%) Linux
2 179 (56.47%) Windows
3 127 (40.06%) VMware
4 111 (35.02%) Puppet
5 98 (30.91%) MySQL
5 98 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 90 (28.39%) DevOps
7 88 (27.76%) Java
7 88 (27.76%) Python
8 87 (27.44%) CentOS
9 80 (25.24%) Bash Shell
10 74 (23.34%) Red Hat
11 70 (22.08%) Perl
11 70 (22.08%) SQL
12 66 (20.82%) Cisco
13 65 (20.50%) DNS
14 64 (20.19%) Opscode Chef
15 63 (19.87%) E-Commerce
16 61 (19.24%) SQL Server
16 61 (19.24%) SAN
16 61 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 60 (18.93%) Ubuntu
18 59 (18.61%) Active Directory
18 59 (18.61%) Microsoft
19 58 (18.30%) Nagios
20 55 (17.35%) UNIX
21 54 (17.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 53 (16.72%) TCP/IP
23 52 (16.40%) Apache
23 52 (16.40%) Firewall

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 52 (16.40%) Apache
2 47 (14.83%) nginx
3 34 (10.73%) MS Exchange
4 29 (9.15%) Tomcat
5 26 (8.20%) IIS
6 18 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (5.36%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
10 8 (2.52%) Jetty
11 7 (2.21%) Lync
11 7 (2.21%) Node.js
12 4 (1.26%) Confluence
12 4 (1.26%) JBoss
12 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.95%) CMS
13 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.10%) SaaS
3 11 (3.47%) SoftLayer
4 10 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.89%) PaaS
5 6 (1.89%) IaaS
6 5 (1.58%) Google Apps
6 5 (1.58%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.26%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Office 365
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.32%) Heroku
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.32%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.50%) DNS
2 61 (19.24%) SAN
3 53 (16.72%) TCP/IP
4 52 (16.40%) Firewall
5 32 (10.09%) HTTP
5 32 (10.09%) NAS
6 30 (9.46%) LAN
7 28 (8.83%) VPN
8 26 (8.20%) WAN
9 25 (7.89%) DHCP
10 19 (5.99%) HTTPS
11 17 (5.36%) LDAP
11 17 (5.36%) SSH
12 16 (5.05%) Internet
13 15 (4.73%) SNMP
13 15 (4.73%) FTP
14 13 (4.10%) iSCSI
15 12 (3.79%) VLAN
16 8 (2.52%) SSL
17 7 (2.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (30.91%) MySQL
2 61 (19.24%) SQL Server
3 35 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.62%) Big Data
6 16 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (4.42%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.42%) Redis
8 13 (4.10%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.47%) Oracle Database
10 11 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.21%) Informix
12 6 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 34 (10.73%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.68%) Hudson
3 18 (5.68%) Subversion
3 18 (5.68%) JIRA
4 11 (3.47%) Maven
4 11 (3.47%) Ant
5 5 (1.58%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (7.89%) Finance
2 22 (6.94%) Games
3 21 (6.62%) Publishing
4 9 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.89%) Banking
5 6 (1.89%) Legal
5 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.58%) Retail
7 4 (1.26%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.41%) Web Services
2 31 (9.78%) LAMP
3 14 (4.42%) .NET
4 11 (3.47%) Java EE
5 6 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.89%) XML
5 6 (1.89%) CSS
6 5 (1.58%) Sphinx
7 4 (1.26%) Middleware
7 4 (1.26%) JSON
7 4 (1.26%) J2EE
8 3 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.63%) HTML
9 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.32%) Symfony
10 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.68%) Open Source
3 12 (3.79%) Replication
4 9 (2.84%) Clustering
4 9 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.21%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.89%) Social Media
7 6 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.26%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.26%) iPad
8 4 (1.26%) HP StorageWorks
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.26%) CESG
9 3 (0.95%) Equities
10 2 (0.63%) DTV
10 2 (0.63%) Online Games
10 2 (0.63%) Kindle
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 230 (72.56%) Linux
2 179 (56.47%) Windows
3 87 (27.44%) CentOS
4 61 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (18.93%) Ubuntu
6 55 (17.35%) UNIX
7 54 (17.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (16.09%) Debian
9 35 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (6.62%) Solaris
11 14 (4.42%) Windows XP
12 12 (3.79%) FreeBSD
13 10 (3.15%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.89%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.89%) Android
15 5 (1.58%) OpenBSD
16 4 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.39%) DevOps
2 63 (19.87%) E-Commerce
3 30 (9.46%) Configuration Management
4 28 (8.83%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.89%) ITIL
6 24 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (6.62%) Mentoring
8 19 (5.99%) Project Management
9 18 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.36%) Change Management
11 13 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.47%) Performance Management
13 9 (2.84%) Incident Management
14 8 (2.52%) Time Management
15 7 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (2.21%) Root Cause Analysis
16 6 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
16 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.76%) Java
1 88 (27.76%) Python
2 80 (25.24%) Bash Shell
3 70 (22.08%) SQL
3 70 (22.08%) Perl
4 49 (15.46%) Ruby
5 41 (12.93%) PHP
6 21 (6.62%) Shell Script
7 19 (5.99%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.58%) Scala
9 4 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.95%) sed
10 3 (0.95%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.63%) C
11 2 (0.63%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.32%) REXX
12 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.32%) JCL
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 26 (8.20%) Degree
2 20 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.84%) MCSE
5 8 (2.52%) CCNA
6 6 (1.89%) RHCE
6 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.89%) MCITP
7 5 (1.58%) MCSA
8 3 (0.95%) CCA
8 3 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.95%) CCNP
8 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.95%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.63%) PhD
10 1 (0.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.32%) MCSD
10 1 (0.32%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (18.61%) Active Directory
3 28 (8.83%) Xen
4 19 (5.99%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.68%) Varnish
6 17 (5.36%) vSphere
7 15 (4.73%) KVM
8 14 (4.42%) VMware ESX
9 13 (4.10%) XenServer
10 11 (3.47%) XenApp
11 8 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.89%) Docker
12 6 (1.89%) Postfix
13 4 (1.26%) Firmware
13 4 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.95%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.63%) NFS
15 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 111 (35.02%) Puppet
2 64 (20.19%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (18.30%) Nagios
4 25 (7.89%) Salt
5 21 (6.62%) ZABBIX
6 20 (6.31%) Graphite
7 19 (5.99%) Ansible
8 13 (4.10%) Cacti
9 12 (3.79%) NetBackup
10 11 (3.47%) SCCM
10 11 (3.47%) Ganglia
11 8 (2.52%) WSUS
12 6 (1.89%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (1.89%) logstash
13 5 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (1.26%) SELinux
14 4 (1.26%) Check_MK
14 4 (1.26%) Icinga
14 4 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 127 (40.06%) VMware
2 74 (23.34%) Red Hat
3 66 (20.82%) Cisco
4 59 (18.61%) Microsoft
5 37 (11.67%) HP
6 35 (11.04%) Oracle
7 32 (10.09%) Citrix
8 29 (9.15%) NetApp
9 23 (7.26%) EMC
10 18 (5.68%) F5
11 11 (3.47%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.47%) Dell
12 10 (3.15%) Symantec
12 10 (3.15%) Veeam
13 9 (2.84%) Veritas
14 7 (2.21%) Sony
14 7 (2.21%) Sun
14 7 (2.21%) Juniper
15 6 (1.89%) Google
16 5 (1.58%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45,000 + Company Car + Bonus Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago