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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 793 788 771
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 103 157 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 98 129 176
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +23 52 £55,000 +5.76% 6
South East +25 25 £52,500 +10.52% 2
East of England +29 12 £37,500 -31.81% 1
East Midlands +10 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West +13 2 £32,000 +3.22%
North East - 2 £43,750 -
Yorkshire +24 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 135 (68.53%) Linux
2 92 (46.70%) VMware
3 84 (42.64%) Windows
4 74 (37.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 62 (31.47%) Microsoft
5 62 (31.47%) Active Directory
6 56 (28.43%) Windows Server
7 54 (27.41%) Puppet
8 52 (26.40%) CentOS
9 50 (25.38%) Bash Shell
10 49 (24.87%) Cisco
11 47 (23.86%) DNS
11 47 (23.86%) Red Hat
12 46 (23.35%) SAN
12 46 (23.35%) Firewall
12 46 (23.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (23.35%) DevOps
13 43 (21.83%) Python
14 40 (20.30%) MySQL
15 37 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
16 36 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (17.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (17.77%) Nagios
18 34 (17.26%) LAMP
18 34 (17.26%) Jenkins
19 32 (16.24%) MS Excel
20 31 (15.74%) MS Exchange
20 31 (15.74%) vSphere
21 30 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
21 30 (15.23%) TCP/IP

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 31 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.72%) Apache
3 23 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.61%) Tomcat
6 14 (7.11%) nginx
7 9 (4.57%) IIS
7 9 (4.57%) OpenStack
7 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (4.06%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.55%) WebSphere
10 6 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.05%) JBoss
11 4 (2.03%) Confluence
11 4 (2.03%) Resin
12 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (1.02%) Drupal
13 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.52%) Revit
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) HFM
1 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.71%) Office 365
3 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.55%) GitHub
5 6 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.52%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.52%) Route 53
6 3 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (1.02%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.86%) DNS
2 46 (23.35%) Firewall
2 46 (23.35%) SAN
3 30 (15.23%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.64%) LDAP
5 18 (9.14%) DHCP
6 17 (8.63%) VPN
6 17 (8.63%) WAN
7 16 (8.12%) LAN
8 14 (7.11%) iSCSI
8 14 (7.11%) VLAN
9 10 (5.08%) Internet
9 10 (5.08%) Kerberos
10 9 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.55%) NAS
11 7 (3.55%) OSPF
12 6 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.05%) SSL
12 6 (3.05%) VoIP
12 6 (3.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.30%) MySQL
2 18 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.55%) MariaDB
5 6 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.52%) Aerospike
7 3 (1.52%) DB2
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) Big Data
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) Redis
9 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 34 (17.26%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.09%) Subversion
3 7 (3.55%) GitLab
4 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.05%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.54%) JIRA
5 5 (2.54%) Maven
6 3 (1.52%) Gradle
6 3 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (11.68%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.58%) Marketing
4 9 (4.57%) Retail
5 8 (4.06%) Back Office
6 7 (3.55%) Banking
7 5 (2.54%) Games
8 2 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.26%) LAMP
2 17 (8.63%) Web Services
3 10 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (3.05%) ELK Stack
5 4 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.52%) REST
6 3 (1.52%) SOAP
7 2 (1.02%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) HTML
8 1 (0.51%) libvirt
8 1 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.51%) SAML
8 1 (0.51%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.57%) Clustering
4 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.05%) Fintech
4 6 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.03%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.03%) Replication
6 4 (2.03%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.52%) iPad
7 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.52%) Statistics
7 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.02%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 135 (68.53%) Linux
2 84 (42.64%) Windows
3 56 (28.43%) Windows Server
4 52 (26.40%) CentOS
5 46 (23.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (17.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (13.71%) Unix
9 18 (9.14%) Solaris
9 18 (9.14%) Ubuntu
10 13 (6.60%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.05%) Debian
11 6 (3.05%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.54%) AIX
13 4 (2.03%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.52%) Android
15 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.35%) DevOps
2 28 (14.21%) Configuration Management
3 26 (13.20%) ITIL
4 19 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.11%) High Availability
6 13 (6.60%) Open Source
7 12 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.09%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.09%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.06%) Migration
8 8 (4.06%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.06%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (3.55%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.54%) Network Management
10 5 (2.54%) Project Management
10 5 (2.54%) Service Management
10 5 (2.54%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.38%) Bash Shell
2 43 (21.83%) Python
3 25 (12.69%) Ruby
4 24 (12.18%) Perl
4 24 (12.18%) PHP
5 19 (9.64%) Shell Script
6 18 (9.14%) SQL
7 17 (8.63%) PowerShell
8 12 (6.09%) Java
9 4 (2.03%) C
9 4 (2.03%) VB
10 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.02%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.51%) C-shell
12 1 (0.51%) Go
12 1 (0.51%) VB6
12 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (9.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (9.14%) CCNA
4 17 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.61%) Degree
6 13 (6.60%) MCITP
6 13 (6.60%) MCSE
7 11 (5.58%) MCSA
8 9 (4.57%) MCP
9 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.05%) CCNP
10 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.02%) CCIE
11 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.02%) RHCE
12 1 (0.51%) ACCA
12 1 (0.51%) CCDE
12 1 (0.51%) CCSP
12 1 (0.51%) CIMA
12 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.54%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) BS7799
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) GAAP
System Software
1 74 (37.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (31.47%) Active Directory
3 31 (15.74%) vSphere
4 16 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.12%) NFS
5 15 (7.61%) Docker
6 13 (6.60%) KVM
7 12 (6.09%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.57%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.55%) Corosync
10 3 (1.52%) vCloud
10 3 (1.52%) XenApp
10 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.02%) Firmware
11 2 (1.02%) iptables
11 2 (1.02%) PowerHA
11 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.02%) VMFS
11 2 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (27.41%) Puppet
2 35 (17.77%) Nagios
3 30 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (11.68%) Ansible
5 19 (9.64%) HAProxy
6 13 (6.60%) Cacti
7 9 (4.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (4.06%) NetBackup
9 7 (3.55%) Pacemaker
9 7 (3.55%) WSUS
10 6 (3.05%) logstash
11 5 (2.54%) Casper Suite
11 5 (2.54%) Check_MK
11 5 (2.54%) SCCM
11 5 (2.54%) SELinux
12 4 (2.03%) Backup Exec
12 4 (2.03%) OSSEC
13 3 (1.52%) Cobbler
13 3 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (46.70%) VMware
2 62 (31.47%) Microsoft
3 49 (24.87%) Cisco
4 47 (23.86%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.11%) Citrix
6 13 (6.60%) HP
7 10 (5.08%) NetApp
8 9 (4.57%) Juniper
9 8 (4.06%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.06%) Dell
10 7 (3.55%) EMC
11 6 (3.05%) Avaya
11 6 (3.05%) CommVault
11 6 (3.05%) Intel Security
11 6 (3.05%) Oracle
11 6 (3.05%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.54%) IBM
12 5 (2.54%) Meraki
12 5 (2.54%) Percona
12 5 (2.54%) Veeam
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