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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 733 784 794
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 116 160 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 92 139 124
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £67,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +14.28%
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
81506 97087 102609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.63% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 68195 81824 85600
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +30 67 £55,000 -4.34% 4
South East +61 27 £57,500 +4.54% 4
East Midlands +11 7 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England +11 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +10 4 £44,659 +12.34% 2
North West -23 2 £62,750 +14.09% 3
West Midlands -14 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 171 (72.77%) Linux
2 119 (50.64%) Windows
3 89 (37.87%) Puppet
3 89 (37.87%) Windows Server
4 88 (37.45%) VMware
5 80 (34.04%) Python
6 69 (29.36%) Microsoft
7 68 (28.94%) Bash Shell
8 66 (28.09%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (26.38%) CentOS
10 61 (25.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 60 (25.53%) ITIL
12 59 (25.11%) Active Directory
13 53 (22.55%) DNS
13 53 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 49 (20.85%) Ruby
15 48 (20.43%) Perl
16 47 (20.00%) Degree
17 46 (19.57%) MySQL
18 44 (18.72%) Apache
18 44 (18.72%) Red Hat
18 44 (18.72%) Firewall
19 43 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
20 42 (17.87%) Jenkins
21 41 (17.45%) Web Services
22 39 (16.60%) VPN
22 39 (16.60%) MS Exchange
22 39 (16.60%) Cisco
22 39 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
22 39 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012

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 44 (18.72%) Apache
2 39 (16.60%) MS Exchange
3 29 (12.34%) IIS
4 26 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (9.79%) Hubot
6 20 (8.51%) Tomcat
7 18 (7.66%) nginx
8 8 (3.40%) Drupal
9 6 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.13%) ArcGIS
10 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.70%) SAS
11 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.70%) WordPress
12 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (28.09%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.79%) Office 365
3 23 (9.79%) Slack
4 9 (3.83%) SaaS
5 8 (3.40%) IaaS
6 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.13%) PaaS
7 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.85%) GitHub
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.43%) G Suite
10 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.43%) Route 53
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.55%) DNS
2 44 (18.72%) Firewall
3 39 (16.60%) VPN
4 29 (12.34%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (8.94%) LDAP
6 18 (7.66%) HTTP
6 18 (7.66%) Internet
7 17 (7.23%) DHCP
7 17 (7.23%) TCP/IP
8 16 (6.81%) WAN
9 15 (6.38%) LAN
10 13 (5.53%) SAN
11 12 (5.11%) Intranet
11 12 (5.11%) VLAN
12 9 (3.83%) BGP
12 9 (3.83%) OSPF
13 8 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.40%) SSL
13 8 (3.40%) Wireless
14 7 (2.98%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.57%) MySQL
2 31 (13.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.13%) GIS
5 5 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.70%) Informix
6 4 (1.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.85%) Big Data
7 2 (0.85%) MS Access
7 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Redis
8 1 (0.43%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 42 (17.87%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.53%) Subversion
4 7 (2.98%) Maven
4 7 (2.98%) MSBuild
5 5 (2.13%) JIRA
5 5 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.85%) Buildbot
6 2 (0.85%) GitLab
7 1 (0.43%) Ant
7 1 (0.43%) Trac
7 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 23 (9.79%) Retail
3 20 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.98%) Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Games
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.45%) Web Services
2 21 (8.94%) LAMP
3 12 (5.11%) .NET
4 9 (3.83%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (2.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (2.13%) Middleware
6 5 (2.13%) REST
7 4 (1.70%) ELK Stack
7 4 (1.70%) JSON
7 4 (1.70%) XML
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.85%) WSH
9 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.43%) libvirt
9 1 (0.43%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.43%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.68%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.40%) Clustering
7 7 (2.98%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.13%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.70%) AS400
9 4 (1.70%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.28%) Fintech
10 3 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.85%) CESG
11 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.85%) Informatics
11 2 (0.85%) Replication
12 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 171 (72.77%) Linux
2 119 (50.64%) Windows
3 89 (37.87%) Windows Server
4 62 (26.38%) CentOS
5 61 (25.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (18.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (14.04%) Unix
9 23 (9.79%) Ubuntu
10 17 (7.23%) Windows 7
11 12 (5.11%) Windows 10
12 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (3.40%) Debian
14 7 (2.98%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.13%) Solaris
16 4 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (1.70%) zOS
17 2 (0.85%) AIX
17 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.53%) ITIL
2 36 (15.32%) DevOps
3 35 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 33 (14.04%) E-Commerce
5 25 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (10.21%) Project Management
7 23 (9.79%) ChatOps
8 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (8.09%) Incident Management
10 18 (7.66%) High Availability
11 17 (7.23%) Open Source
12 16 (6.81%) Service Management
13 15 (6.38%) Network Architecture
14 13 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (5.11%) MVC
16 11 (4.68%) Asset Management
16 11 (4.68%) Feasibility Study
16 11 (4.68%) Infrastructure Management
17 10 (4.26%) Change Control
18 9 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.04%) Python
2 68 (28.94%) Bash Shell
3 49 (20.85%) Ruby
4 48 (20.43%) Perl
5 30 (12.77%) SQL
6 15 (6.38%) PHP
6 15 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.96%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.11%) C#
9 11 (4.68%) Java
10 6 (2.55%) C
10 6 (2.55%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.43%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.43%) Korn
11 1 (0.43%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 47 (20.00%) Degree
2 18 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.23%) MCSE
4 15 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.38%) MCITP
4 15 (6.38%) MCP
4 15 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (5.53%) CCNA
5 13 (5.53%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.68%) MCSA
7 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) CCNP
9 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.43%) CCDP
10 1 (0.43%) CCIE
10 1 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) QA
1 6 (2.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (25.11%) Active Directory
2 53 (22.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.91%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (10.64%) Docker
5 21 (8.94%) vSphere
6 19 (8.09%) Hyper-V
7 17 (7.23%) NFS
8 10 (4.26%) KVM
9 9 (3.83%) iptables
10 7 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.55%) Squid
11 6 (2.55%) VMware ESX
12 5 (2.13%) Samba
12 5 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.28%) vCloud
13 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.85%) Varnish
14 2 (0.85%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.85%) Xen
14 2 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (37.87%) Puppet
2 39 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (12.34%) Ansible
4 15 (6.38%) SCCM
5 12 (5.11%) Nagios
6 11 (4.68%) AirWatch
6 11 (4.68%) Malwarebytes
6 11 (4.68%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (4.68%) WhatsUp Gold
6 11 (4.68%) WSUS
7 8 (3.40%) Casper Suite
7 8 (3.40%) Salt
8 7 (2.98%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (2.55%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (2.13%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.13%) logstash
11 4 (1.70%) Kibana
11 4 (1.70%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 88 (37.45%) VMware
2 69 (29.36%) Microsoft
3 44 (18.72%) Red Hat
4 39 (16.60%) Cisco
5 14 (5.96%) NetApp
6 13 (5.53%) Oracle
7 11 (4.68%) Avaya
7 11 (4.68%) CommVault
7 11 (4.68%) Forcepoint
7 11 (4.68%) Intel Security
8 9 (3.83%) HP
9 8 (3.40%) Sophos
10 7 (2.98%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.98%) Veritas
11 6 (2.55%) ANSYS
11 6 (2.55%) Apple
11 6 (2.55%) Sun
12 5 (2.13%) Dell
12 5 (2.13%) ESRI
12 5 (2.13%) SAP
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £39,324 to £46,925 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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