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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 756 717 688
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 128 172 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 98 160 149
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.22%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -51 49 £50,000 -4.76% 8
South East +28 38 £42,500 - 2
Yorkshire +21 11 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands +5 11 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -15 8 £36,250 -9.37% 3
East of England -18 6 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +6 4 £38,750 +38.39%
East Midlands -7 2 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 153 (60.47%) Linux
2 137 (54.15%) Windows
3 99 (39.13%) VMware
4 67 (26.48%) Active Directory
5 64 (25.30%) Microsoft
6 62 (24.51%) DNS
7 61 (24.11%) Red Hat
8 60 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (22.53%) Bash Shell
10 56 (22.13%) Cisco
11 52 (20.55%) Puppet
12 50 (19.76%) ITIL
13 49 (19.37%) Finance
14 48 (18.97%) Python
14 48 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (17.79%) MySQL
16 44 (17.39%) Oracle
16 44 (17.39%) Perl
16 44 (17.39%) MS Exchange
17 42 (16.60%) SQL
17 42 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 41 (16.21%) Apache
18 41 (16.21%) SAN
18 41 (16.21%) Citrix
19 40 (15.81%) Games
19 40 (15.81%) DevOps
20 39 (15.42%) Java
20 39 (15.42%) UNIX
21 38 (15.02%) Opscode Chef
21 38 (15.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.21%) Apache
3 34 (13.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (13.04%) Tomcat
5 24 (9.49%) IIS
6 14 (5.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 14 (5.53%) CMS
6 14 (5.53%) Lync
7 13 (5.14%) nginx
8 10 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.16%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.98%) Node.js
10 5 (1.98%) JBoss
10 5 (1.98%) Jetty
11 3 (1.19%) Confluence
12 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.79%) Drupal
12 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.79%) HFM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.74%) Office 365
3 9 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.77%) SaaS
5 5 (1.98%) IaaS
5 5 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.79%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) Taleo
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (24.51%) DNS
2 41 (16.21%) SAN
3 37 (14.62%) TCP/IP
4 31 (12.25%) DHCP
5 29 (11.46%) Firewall
6 19 (7.51%) HTTP
7 16 (6.32%) WAN
8 15 (5.93%) VPN
8 15 (5.93%) Internet
9 14 (5.53%) LAN
10 11 (4.35%) VLAN
11 9 (3.56%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.16%) NAS
13 5 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.58%) SSH
14 4 (1.58%) PBX
14 4 (1.58%) FTP
15 3 (1.19%) VoIP
16 2 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.79%) MySQL
2 31 (12.25%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.16%) Big Data
8 6 (2.37%) Redis
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.79%) Informix
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.40%) DB2
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.93%) Hudson
4 11 (4.35%) Subversion
5 5 (1.98%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.19%) JIRA
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.79%) MSI
7 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 49 (19.37%) Finance
2 40 (15.81%) Games
3 30 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.53%) Online Betting
5 8 (3.16%) Law
6 7 (2.77%) Publishing
7 4 (1.58%) Marketing
7 4 (1.58%) Legal
8 3 (1.19%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.91%) .NET
2 10 (3.95%) Web Services
3 7 (2.77%) LAMP
4 6 (2.37%) XML
5 5 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.98%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.98%) Play Framework
6 2 (0.79%) Memcached
6 2 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.40%) Kafka
7 1 (0.40%) JSON
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) EqualLogic
2 15 (5.93%) Online Games
2 15 (5.93%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.56%) Replication
6 8 (3.16%) Clustering
7 7 (2.77%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.98%) Semantic Web
8 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.79%) DTV
10 2 (0.79%) PKI
11 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (60.47%) Linux
2 137 (54.15%) Windows
3 48 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (15.42%) UNIX
6 38 (15.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (11.07%) CentOS
8 24 (9.49%) Ubuntu
9 19 (7.51%) Windows 7
10 14 (5.53%) Solaris
11 11 (4.35%) Debian
12 8 (3.16%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.98%) HPUX
13 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.98%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.19%) AIX
14 3 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.79%) Fedora
16 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.76%) ITIL
2 40 (15.81%) DevOps
3 33 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 24 (9.49%) E-Commerce
4 24 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.30%) Mentoring
6 20 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (6.72%) Service Delivery
8 14 (5.53%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (3.95%) Project Management
10 9 (3.56%) Open Source
11 8 (3.16%) Change Management
12 6 (2.37%) Kanban
12 6 (2.37%) Time Management
12 6 (2.37%) Software Engineering
13 5 (1.98%) Web Development
13 5 (1.98%) Scrum
13 5 (1.98%) Business Continuity
13 5 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.53%) Bash Shell
2 48 (18.97%) Python
3 44 (17.39%) Perl
4 42 (16.60%) SQL
5 39 (15.42%) Java
6 37 (14.62%) PowerShell
7 30 (11.86%) Ruby
8 12 (4.74%) PHP
9 9 (3.56%) VBScript
10 8 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.98%) Groovy
12 4 (1.58%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) AWK
13 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.40%) C#
13 1 (0.40%) Korn
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (13.44%) Degree
2 31 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (10.67%) MCSE
4 19 (7.51%) MCSA
5 17 (6.72%) MCITP
6 16 (6.32%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (5.53%) MCP
9 13 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.14%) CCNA
9 13 (5.14%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.16%) MCTS
11 7 (2.77%) CCIE
12 6 (2.37%) CCDP
12 6 (2.37%) CCENT
13 3 (1.19%) RHCE
13 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.79%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.79%) CCA
14 2 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (26.48%) Active Directory
2 60 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.83%) XenApp
4 26 (10.28%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.53%) vSphere
6 12 (4.74%) Varnish
6 12 (4.74%) Xen
7 11 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.56%) Docker
9 6 (2.37%) KVM
9 6 (2.37%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.19%) vCloud
10 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.79%) iptables
11 2 (0.79%) NFS
11 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 52 (20.55%) Puppet
2 38 (15.02%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.51%) Ansible
4 15 (5.93%) SCCM
4 15 (5.93%) SCOM
5 14 (5.53%) Nagios
6 6 (2.37%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.98%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.98%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.58%) logstash
8 4 (1.58%) Cacti
9 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.79%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.79%) cPanel
10 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.79%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 99 (39.13%) VMware
2 64 (25.30%) Microsoft
3 61 (24.11%) Red Hat
4 56 (22.13%) Cisco
5 44 (17.39%) Oracle
6 41 (16.21%) Citrix
7 25 (9.88%) Dell
8 15 (5.93%) HP
9 13 (5.14%) NetApp
10 12 (4.74%) IBM
11 10 (3.95%) Google
12 9 (3.56%) Rackspace
13 7 (2.77%) Sun
14 5 (1.98%) EMC
14 5 (1.98%) SAP
14 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.58%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.58%) Symantec
15 4 (1.58%) Avaya
15 4 (1.58%) Juniper
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HEFCE
Salary: From £44,640 to £51,336 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
HEFCE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Salary: Annual salary plus benefit package
Posted: 18 days ago