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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK / England
Rank 713 752 790
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 100 147 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 137 103
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,928 £38,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%

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
76302 90106 95093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 63838 76403 79723
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +50 52 £55,000 -8.33% 7
South East +56 27 £57,500 +30.68% 2
East of England +28 8 £48,500 -3.00% 1
North West -18 5 £55,000 -
East Midlands +10 3 - -
West Midlands -7 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South West +8 2 £44,659 +13.77%
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 169 (77.17%) Linux
2 117 (53.42%) Windows
3 84 (38.36%) VMware
3 84 (38.36%) Puppet
3 84 (38.36%) Windows Server
4 73 (33.33%) Python
5 68 (31.05%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (28.31%) CentOS
7 60 (27.40%) Bash Shell
7 60 (27.40%) Microsoft
8 57 (26.03%) ITIL
9 52 (23.74%) DNS
10 51 (23.29%) MySQL
10 51 (23.29%) Degree
10 51 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 48 (21.92%) Red Hat
13 45 (20.55%) Active Directory
13 45 (20.55%) Apache
14 44 (20.09%) Perl
14 44 (20.09%) Firewall
14 44 (20.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (19.63%) VPN
16 40 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
17 39 (17.81%) Jenkins
17 39 (17.81%) Unix
17 39 (17.81%) Ruby
18 38 (17.35%) Web Services
19 37 (16.89%) DevOps

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 45 (20.55%) Apache
2 33 (15.07%) IIS
3 26 (11.87%) MS Exchange
4 23 (10.50%) Tomcat
5 17 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.76%) Hubot
6 14 (6.39%) nginx
7 10 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.20%) Drupal
9 6 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.28%) ArcGIS
10 5 (2.28%) WordPress
11 4 (1.83%) SAS
12 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.37%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.91%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.46%) CMS
14 1 (0.46%) Confluence
14 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Magento
1 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (31.05%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (15.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.76%) Slack
4 16 (7.31%) Office 365
5 14 (6.39%) SaaS
6 8 (3.65%) IaaS
7 7 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.28%) PaaS
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle CX
10 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.91%) GitHub
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.46%) G Suite
12 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) Route 53
12 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.74%) DNS
2 44 (20.09%) Firewall
3 43 (19.63%) VPN
4 24 (10.96%) TCP/IP
4 24 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (10.05%) Internet
6 20 (9.13%) LDAP
7 18 (8.22%) DHCP
7 18 (8.22%) HTTP
8 17 (7.76%) WAN
9 16 (7.31%) LAN
10 15 (6.85%) Intranet
11 13 (5.94%) VLAN
12 11 (5.02%) SAN
13 9 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.65%) Wireless
15 7 (3.20%) BGP
15 7 (3.20%) IGMP
15 7 (3.20%) OSPF
15 7 (3.20%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.29%) MySQL
2 33 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.57%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.20%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.28%) GIS
6 5 (2.28%) Informix
7 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.91%) Big Data
8 2 (0.91%) MS Access
8 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.46%) QlikView
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (17.81%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.68%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.94%) Subversion
4 8 (3.65%) MSBuild
5 7 (3.20%) Maven
6 5 (2.28%) JIRA
6 5 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.91%) Buildbot
8 2 (0.91%) GitLab
9 1 (0.46%) Ant
9 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.46%) Trac
9 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (10.05%) Finance
2 17 (7.76%) Retail
3 16 (7.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.37%) Advertising
4 3 (1.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.35%) Web Services
2 23 (10.50%) LAMP
3 15 (6.85%) .NET
4 7 (3.20%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (2.74%) Middleware
5 6 (2.74%) REST
5 6 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.83%) ELK Stack
6 4 (1.83%) JSON
6 4 (1.83%) XML
7 3 (1.37%) WSH
8 2 (0.91%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.46%) CSS
9 1 (0.46%) HTML
9 1 (0.46%) HTML5
9 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.46%) RESTful
9 1 (0.46%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.46%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 29 (13.24%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.57%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (3.65%) Clustering
7 7 (3.20%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.28%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.83%) AS400
10 4 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.83%) Replication
11 3 (1.37%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.91%) CESG
12 2 (0.91%) Fintech
12 2 (0.91%) Informatics
13 1 (0.46%) Biology
13 1 (0.46%) Life Science
13 1 (0.46%) Statistics
13 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 169 (77.17%) Linux
2 117 (53.42%) Windows
3 84 (38.36%) Windows Server
4 62 (28.31%) CentOS
5 49 (22.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (20.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (18.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (17.81%) Unix
9 25 (11.42%) Ubuntu
10 16 (7.31%) Windows 7
11 11 (5.02%) Windows 10
12 9 (4.11%) Debian
12 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (3.65%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.28%) Solaris
15 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.83%) zOS
16 3 (1.37%) AIX
17 2 (0.91%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.03%) ITIL
2 37 (16.89%) DevOps
3 31 (14.16%) Configuration Management
4 27 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (11.42%) E-Commerce
5 25 (11.42%) Project Management
6 24 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (10.05%) High Availability
8 20 (9.13%) Open Source
9 19 (8.68%) Incident Management
10 17 (7.76%) ChatOps
10 17 (7.76%) Service Management
11 16 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.85%) MVC
13 12 (5.48%) Change Control
14 11 (5.02%) Network Architecture
15 10 (4.57%) Asset Management
15 10 (4.57%) Feasibility Study
15 10 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (4.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (33.33%) Python
2 60 (27.40%) Bash Shell
3 44 (20.09%) Perl
4 39 (17.81%) Ruby
5 33 (15.07%) SQL
6 17 (7.76%) Shell Script
7 16 (7.31%) C#
8 14 (6.39%) PHP
9 13 (5.94%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.48%) Java
11 7 (3.20%) C
12 6 (2.74%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.37%) C++
14 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.46%) Korn
15 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (23.29%) Degree
2 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.48%) MCSE
3 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.57%) MCITP
4 10 (4.57%) MCP
4 10 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.11%) CCNA
6 5 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.28%) MCSA
6 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) CCNP
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.46%) CCDP
8 1 (0.46%) RHCA
8 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.74%) QA
1 6 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (20.55%) Active Directory
3 28 (12.79%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (9.13%) Docker
4 20 (9.13%) Hyper-V
5 17 (7.76%) vSphere
6 16 (7.31%) NFS
7 12 (5.48%) KVM
8 8 (3.65%) iptables
9 7 (3.20%) Squid
9 7 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.28%) Samba
10 5 (2.28%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.28%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.83%) vCloud
12 3 (1.37%) Xen
13 2 (0.91%) Varnish
13 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.91%) XenServer
14 1 (0.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 84 (38.36%) Puppet
2 40 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (13.24%) Ansible
4 13 (5.94%) SCCM
5 11 (5.02%) Nagios
5 11 (5.02%) WSUS
6 10 (4.57%) AirWatch
6 10 (4.57%) Malwarebytes
6 10 (4.57%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (4.57%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (3.65%) Casper Suite
7 8 (3.65%) Salt
8 7 (3.20%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.83%) Graphite
9 4 (1.83%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.83%) Kibana
9 4 (1.83%) logstash
10 3 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.37%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 84 (38.36%) VMware
2 60 (27.40%) Microsoft
3 48 (21.92%) Red Hat
4 30 (13.70%) Cisco
5 15 (6.85%) Oracle
6 11 (5.02%) Avaya
6 11 (5.02%) Intel Security
7 10 (4.57%) CommVault
7 10 (4.57%) Forcepoint
8 9 (4.11%) HP
8 9 (4.11%) NetApp
9 8 (3.65%) Dell
9 8 (3.65%) Sophos
9 8 (3.65%) Sun
9 8 (3.65%) Veritas
10 7 (3.20%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.20%) Apple
11 6 (2.74%) ANSYS
11 6 (2.74%) Citrix
11 6 (2.74%) Veeam
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
West Midlands
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent BENS
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £35,884 - 43,052 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Great Abington, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-52,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
University of London
Salary: From £42,278 to £43,477 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago