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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 731 702 686
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 129 208 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 112 193 159
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.62%
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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -19 63 £50,000 - 8
East of England +12 26 £47,500 -10.37% 2
South East -22 16 £45,000 +4.65% 5
South West -4 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North West +6 5 £42,500 +9.67% 3
East Midlands +15 2 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -3 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Yorkshire +8 1 £35,000 +22.80% 2
North East -4 1 £52,500 +39.07%
Senior Systems Administrator
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Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 169 (62.83%) Linux
2 152 (56.51%) Windows
3 108 (40.15%) VMware
4 86 (31.97%) Red Hat
5 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
6 78 (29.00%) MySQL
7 74 (27.51%) Cisco
8 73 (27.14%) Active Directory
9 72 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (25.65%) DNS
11 67 (24.91%) MS Exchange
12 65 (24.16%) Java
13 63 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (21.93%) Puppet
15 56 (20.82%) ITIL
16 54 (20.07%) Citrix
17 53 (19.70%) Bash Shell
18 52 (19.33%) TCP/IP
19 49 (18.22%) Perl
19 49 (18.22%) SAN
19 49 (18.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 48 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
20 48 (17.84%) Oracle
21 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
21 47 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
21 47 (17.47%) CentOS
22 46 (17.10%) Firewall
23 45 (16.73%) Apache
23 45 (16.73%) MS Excel
24 44 (16.36%) Python

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (24.91%) MS Exchange
2 47 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (16.73%) Apache
4 43 (15.99%) Tomcat
5 23 (8.55%) IIS
6 20 (7.43%) SharePoint
7 19 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (6.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 17 (6.32%) CMS
9 13 (4.83%) nginx
10 12 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (3.35%) OpenStack
11 9 (3.35%) Lync
12 5 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.49%) JBoss
14 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.74%) Confluence
15 2 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 45 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) HFM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.46%) Office 365
3 8 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.60%) SaaS
5 6 (2.23%) PaaS
5 6 (2.23%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) Taleo
7 1 (0.37%) Heroku
7 1 (0.37%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 69 (25.65%) DNS
2 52 (19.33%) TCP/IP
3 49 (18.22%) SAN
4 46 (17.10%) Firewall
5 34 (12.64%) DHCP
6 30 (11.15%) WAN
7 28 (10.41%) LAN
8 25 (9.29%) VPN
9 24 (8.92%) HTTP
9 24 (8.92%) LDAP
10 20 (7.43%) SNMP
11 16 (5.95%) iSCSI
12 13 (4.83%) NAS
13 12 (4.46%) MRTG
13 12 (4.46%) Internet
14 11 (4.09%) VLAN
15 6 (2.23%) IP Telephony
15 6 (2.23%) FTP
15 6 (2.23%) HSRP
16 5 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (29.00%) MySQL
2 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
3 31 (11.52%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (11.52%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.09%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.23%) Redis
6 6 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.49%) Informix
8 3 (1.12%) DB2
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) Big Data
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.20%) Subversion
4 12 (4.46%) Hudson
5 2 (0.74%) JIRA
6 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (15.61%) Finance
2 38 (14.13%) Games
3 29 (10.78%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.32%) Online Betting
5 15 (5.58%) Publishing
6 11 (4.09%) Legal
7 7 (2.60%) Advertising
8 6 (2.23%) Law
8 6 (2.23%) Marketing
9 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.20%) Web Services
2 12 (4.46%) LAMP
3 11 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (3.72%) .NET
5 7 (2.60%) XML
6 6 (2.23%) CSS
6 6 (2.23%) JSON
7 5 (1.86%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.49%) J2EE
9 2 (0.74%) HTML
10 1 (0.37%) Memcached
10 1 (0.37%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.32%) Online Games
3 15 (5.58%) Mathematics
3 15 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.46%) CESG
6 10 (3.72%) EqualLogic
7 9 (3.35%) Clustering
8 8 (2.97%) Streaming Video
9 7 (2.60%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.23%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.23%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.49%) Kindle
12 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (1.12%) Replication
12 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 169 (62.83%) Linux
2 152 (56.51%) Windows
3 63 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (18.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (17.47%) CentOS
7 41 (15.24%) UNIX
8 38 (14.13%) Ubuntu
9 29 (10.78%) Windows 7
10 24 (8.92%) Debian
11 19 (7.06%) Solaris
12 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.60%) Mac OS
14 6 (2.23%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.23%) Android
15 5 (1.86%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.86%) HPUX
16 4 (1.49%) SUSE
17 3 (1.12%) MVS
18 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.82%) ITIL
2 43 (15.99%) DevOps
3 37 (13.75%) E-Commerce
4 28 (10.41%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.92%) Load Balancing
6 19 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.58%) Mentoring
8 14 (5.20%) Time Management
8 14 (5.20%) DRM
8 14 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.09%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (3.72%) Project Management
12 8 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.60%) Service Management
13 7 (2.60%) Change Management
14 6 (2.23%) Mobile Device Management
14 6 (2.23%) Line Management
15 5 (1.86%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (1.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.16%) Java
2 53 (19.70%) Bash Shell
3 49 (18.22%) Perl
4 44 (16.36%) Python
5 43 (15.99%) SQL
6 35 (13.01%) PowerShell
7 31 (11.52%) Ruby
8 20 (7.43%) PHP
9 16 (5.95%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.60%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.60%) VBScript
11 6 (2.23%) Scala
12 3 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.12%) JCL
12 3 (1.12%) REXX
12 3 (1.12%) VB
12 3 (1.12%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.12%) Korn
13 2 (0.74%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.74%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 44 (16.36%) Degree
2 32 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (9.29%) MCSE
4 20 (7.43%) MCP
4 20 (7.43%) MCITP
5 18 (6.69%) MCSA
6 16 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.35%) CCNA
9 7 (2.60%) CCIE
10 6 (2.23%) MCTS
10 6 (2.23%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.86%) CCENT
11 5 (1.86%) CCDP
12 4 (1.49%) RHCE
12 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.12%) CCNP
14 2 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.58%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.74%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 73 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 72 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (16.36%) XenApp
4 24 (8.92%) vSphere
5 20 (7.43%) VMware ESX
6 19 (7.06%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.72%) XenServer
7 10 (3.72%) Varnish
7 10 (3.72%) Docker
8 5 (1.86%) KVM
8 5 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.49%) NFS
10 2 (0.74%) Samba
10 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.37%) qmail
11 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.37%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (21.93%) Puppet
2 27 (10.04%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (10.04%) Nagios
3 26 (9.67%) SCCM
4 20 (7.43%) SCOM
5 12 (4.46%) Icinga
6 10 (3.72%) WSUS
7 8 (2.97%) SELinux
8 7 (2.60%) logstash
8 7 (2.60%) Graphite
8 7 (2.60%) Ansible
9 5 (1.86%) Legato
10 4 (1.49%) Cacti
10 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.12%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.12%) Data Guard
11 3 (1.12%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 108 (40.15%) VMware
2 86 (31.97%) Red Hat
3 85 (31.60%) Microsoft
4 74 (27.51%) Cisco
5 54 (20.07%) Citrix
6 48 (17.84%) Oracle
7 27 (10.04%) NetApp
8 25 (9.29%) HP
9 22 (8.18%) EMC
10 21 (7.81%) Dell
11 13 (4.83%) IBM
12 12 (4.46%) Google
13 11 (4.09%) F5
14 9 (3.35%) Rackspace
14 9 (3.35%) Juniper
15 6 (2.23%) Sun
15 6 (2.23%) Symantec
15 6 (2.23%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.86%) CheckPoint
17 4 (1.49%) Veeam
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: £45k - £60k per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car/car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum +Extensive Benefis Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 45K to 55K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous starting salary
Posted: 16 days ago