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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 715 685 651
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 173 168 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 161 148 217
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 112 £52,500 -4.54% 12
South East -34 25 £42,500 -9.57% 5
East of England - 23 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands - 8 £45,000 -
North West -15 1 £28,000 -25.33%
West Midlands -22 1 £32,500 -25.28%
Yorkshire -45 1 £40,000 -30.43%
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 298 (79.05%) Linux
2 170 (45.09%) Windows
3 142 (37.67%) VMware
4 137 (36.34%) Puppet
5 136 (36.07%) MySQL
6 117 (31.03%) Red Hat
7 116 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 107 (28.38%) CentOS
8 107 (28.38%) Ubuntu
9 104 (27.59%) SQL
10 97 (25.73%) Apache
10 97 (25.73%) Python
11 93 (24.67%) DevOps
12 92 (24.40%) DNS
13 87 (23.08%) Java
13 87 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
14 79 (20.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 78 (20.69%) Debian
16 77 (20.42%) Firewall
16 77 (20.42%) Perl
17 74 (19.63%) SQL Server
18 72 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
19 70 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
20 69 (18.30%) Bash Shell
21 67 (17.77%) HTTP
22 64 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
23 63 (16.71%) E-Commerce
24 61 (16.18%) Active Directory
25 59 (15.65%) Nagios
25 59 (15.65%) SAN

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 97 (25.73%) Apache
2 58 (15.38%) nginx
3 53 (14.06%) MS Exchange
4 33 (8.75%) Tomcat
5 30 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (5.57%) IIS
7 20 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (5.04%) CMS
9 17 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (3.98%) Lync
10 15 (3.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 15 (3.98%) SharePoint
11 14 (3.71%) Node.js
12 11 (2.92%) OpenStack
13 10 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.80%) Jetty
17 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) Summit
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 72 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.51%) SaaS
3 9 (2.39%) Office 365
4 8 (2.12%) Joyent
5 6 (1.59%) Google Apps
6 4 (1.06%) Rackspace Cloud
6 4 (1.06%) IaaS
6 4 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Heroku
9 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 92 (24.40%) DNS
2 77 (20.42%) Firewall
3 67 (17.77%) HTTP
4 59 (15.65%) SAN
5 49 (13.00%) LAN
6 45 (11.94%) WAN
7 41 (10.88%) TCP/IP
8 33 (8.75%) VPN
9 31 (8.22%) DHCP
10 30 (7.96%) VLAN
11 26 (6.90%) LDAP
11 26 (6.90%) VoIP
12 23 (6.10%) FTP
12 23 (6.10%) SSH
13 22 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (4.51%) SSL
15 16 (4.24%) HTTPS
15 16 (4.24%) NAS
16 15 (3.98%) iSCSI
17 9 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (36.07%) MySQL
2 74 (19.63%) SQL Server
3 70 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (12.73%) Redis
5 24 (6.37%) Big Data
6 23 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (5.84%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (5.04%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.06%) DTS
15 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
16 3 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.80%) MariaDB
16 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (10.88%) Jenkins
2 25 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.98%) Mercurial
4 5 (1.33%) JIRA
5 4 (1.06%) Hudson
5 4 (1.06%) Ant
5 4 (1.06%) Subversion
6 3 (0.80%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.27%) Gradle
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
General
1 49 (13.00%) Finance
2 43 (11.41%) Games
3 24 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.98%) Online Betting
5 7 (1.86%) Marketing
6 6 (1.59%) Advertising
6 6 (1.59%) Publishing
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Electronics
7 3 (0.80%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.47%) Web Services
2 45 (11.94%) LAMP
3 13 (3.45%) Sphinx
4 12 (3.18%) XML
5 11 (2.92%) CSS
5 11 (2.92%) Django
5 11 (2.92%) JSON
6 8 (2.12%) COM
7 7 (1.86%) .NET
8 4 (1.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 4 (1.06%) Sensu
9 3 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.80%) Java EE
9 3 (0.80%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.80%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.53%) SOAP
10 2 (0.53%) Middleware
10 2 (0.53%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (0.27%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.69%) Replication
2 25 (6.63%) Open Source
3 21 (5.57%) Online Games
4 20 (5.31%) Clustering
5 17 (4.51%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.71%) Social Media
7 11 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.33%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.80%) Equities
9 3 (0.80%) DTV
9 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.27%) Firmware
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 298 (79.05%) Linux
2 170 (45.09%) Windows
3 107 (28.38%) Ubuntu
3 107 (28.38%) CentOS
4 79 (20.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (20.69%) Debian
6 64 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (15.12%) UNIX
9 35 (9.28%) Solaris
10 21 (5.57%) Apple iOS
11 20 (5.31%) Android
12 16 (4.24%) FreeBSD
13 13 (3.45%) OpenBSD
14 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (2.65%) HPUX
16 7 (1.86%) AIX
16 7 (1.86%) Windows XP
17 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
17 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (24.67%) DevOps
2 63 (16.71%) E-Commerce
3 48 (12.73%) ITIL
4 42 (11.14%) Load Balancing
5 41 (10.88%) Configuration Management
6 37 (9.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 22 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 20 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (5.04%) Network Design
11 17 (4.51%) Project Management
11 17 (4.51%) Data Protection
12 11 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (2.65%) Asset Management
13 10 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (1.86%) Analytics
15 7 (1.86%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (1.86%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (1.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 104 (27.59%) SQL
2 97 (25.73%) Python
3 87 (23.08%) Java
4 77 (20.42%) Perl
5 69 (18.30%) Bash Shell
6 58 (15.38%) Ruby
7 46 (12.20%) PHP
8 20 (5.31%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.04%) Scala
10 15 (3.98%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.92%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.86%) AWK
13 6 (1.59%) C#
14 5 (1.33%) C
14 5 (1.33%) VBScript
15 3 (0.80%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.80%) sed
16 2 (0.53%) Korn
16 2 (0.53%) C++
17 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (11.94%) Degree
2 38 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (6.10%) CCNA
5 20 (5.31%) MCSA
6 19 (5.04%) MCSE
7 9 (2.39%) RHCE
8 8 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.06%) PhD
10 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.80%) MCP
12 2 (0.53%) CCNP
13 1 (0.27%) MCSD
13 1 (0.27%) MCTS
13 1 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.49%) QA
2 12 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.59%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (16.18%) Active Directory
3 50 (13.26%) Xen
4 46 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.77%) vSphere
5 18 (4.77%) KVM
6 17 (4.51%) XenServer
7 16 (4.24%) XenApp
8 15 (3.98%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.12%) vCloud
10 6 (1.59%) Postfix
11 4 (1.06%) Sendmail
11 4 (1.06%) NFS
11 4 (1.06%) Varnish
11 4 (1.06%) GPFS
12 3 (0.80%) Docker
12 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 137 (36.34%) Puppet
2 87 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (15.65%) Nagios
4 23 (6.10%) logstash
5 21 (5.57%) ZABBIX
6 20 (5.31%) Salt
7 17 (4.51%) Cacti
8 16 (4.24%) Ansible
9 10 (2.65%) SCCM
10 9 (2.39%) SCVMM
11 7 (1.86%) SCOM
11 7 (1.86%) Ganglia
11 7 (1.86%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.59%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
14 2 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
14 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 142 (37.67%) VMware
2 117 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 56 (14.85%) Oracle
4 55 (14.59%) Cisco
5 46 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 46 (12.20%) Citrix
6 40 (10.61%) HP
7 22 (5.84%) Veeam
8 19 (5.04%) Rackspace
9 16 (4.24%) NetApp
10 10 (2.65%) 3PAR
11 9 (2.39%) EMC
12 8 (2.12%) JBoss
12 8 (2.12%) Symantec
13 7 (1.86%) Google
13 7 (1.86%) Percona
14 6 (1.59%) Sun
14 6 (1.59%) IBM
15 5 (1.33%) Dell
15 5 (1.33%) SoftLayer
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
University College London
Salary: From £41,430 to £48,873 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + including benefits, 28 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
FirstCare Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 24 days ago