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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 761 796 782
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 121 135 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 106 102 159
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.47% -6.66%
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
86273 98484 101752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72683 82842 83044
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +41 53 £55,000 +7.31% 7
South East +49 34 £52,500 +23.52% 2
East Midlands +28 14 £44,500 +11.25%
East of England +25 12 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +14 4 £43,250 +33.07%
South West -21 2 - -
North East - 2 £42,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 153 (68.30%) Linux
2 103 (45.98%) Windows
3 101 (45.09%) VMware
4 75 (33.48%) Windows Server
5 70 (31.25%) Puppet
6 69 (30.80%) Active Directory
7 68 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (29.02%) Python
9 64 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 62 (27.68%) Bash Shell
11 54 (24.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 52 (23.21%) CentOS
13 49 (21.88%) DevOps
14 48 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 47 (20.98%) Cisco
15 47 (20.98%) MySQL
16 46 (20.54%) DNS
17 45 (20.09%) Ruby
18 43 (19.20%) Firewall
18 43 (19.20%) MS Exchange
18 43 (19.20%) Red Hat
19 42 (18.75%) Perl
19 42 (18.75%) ITIL
20 38 (16.96%) Jenkins
20 38 (16.96%) Opscode Chef
21 37 (16.52%) Data Centre
21 37 (16.52%) SAN
22 36 (16.07%) LAMP
23 35 (15.63%) vSphere
24 34 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008

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 43 (19.20%) MS Exchange
2 33 (14.73%) Apache
3 31 (13.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (8.93%) nginx
6 16 (7.14%) Hubot
7 12 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (4.02%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.02%) WebLogic
9 7 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (3.13%) IIS
9 7 (3.13%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.13%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.68%) Drupal
11 5 (2.23%) JBoss
11 5 (2.23%) SAS
12 4 (1.79%) Resin
13 3 (1.34%) ArcGIS
13 3 (1.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.45%) HFM
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (13.84%) Office 365
3 16 (7.14%) Slack
4 8 (3.57%) IaaS
5 7 (3.13%) GitHub
6 5 (2.23%) PaaS
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.79%) SaaS
8 3 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.54%) DNS
2 43 (19.20%) Firewall
3 37 (16.52%) SAN
4 27 (12.05%) LDAP
4 27 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 26 (11.61%) VPN
6 21 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (7.59%) DHCP
8 12 (5.36%) OSPF
8 12 (5.36%) VLAN
9 10 (4.46%) iSCSI
10 9 (4.02%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.57%) LAN
11 8 (3.57%) SSL
12 7 (3.13%) BGP
12 7 (3.13%) NAS
12 7 (3.13%) WAN
12 7 (3.13%) Wireless
13 6 (2.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.98%) MySQL
2 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.02%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.13%) MariaDB
4 7 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.34%) DB2
6 3 (1.34%) GIS
6 3 (1.34%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) Big Data
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.14%) Subversion
3 11 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.68%) GitLab
4 6 (2.68%) JIRA
5 5 (2.23%) Maven
5 5 (2.23%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.34%) Gradle
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.89%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 22 (9.82%) Finance
2 17 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.14%) Retail
4 11 (4.91%) Marketing
5 6 (2.68%) Banking
6 3 (1.34%) Back Office
6 3 (1.34%) Games
6 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.07%) LAMP
2 23 (10.27%) Web Services
3 14 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (3.57%) ELK Stack
4 8 (3.57%) REST
5 7 (3.13%) OpenVZ
6 6 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (1.79%) JSON
7 4 (1.79%) XML
8 3 (1.34%) SOAP
9 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.89%) Buildbot
9 2 (0.89%) Middleware
9 2 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.45%) libvirt
10 1 (0.45%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.52%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.02%) Private Cloud
3 9 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.57%) Fintech
5 7 (3.13%) Clustering
5 7 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.79%) Replication
7 4 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.34%) AS400
8 3 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.34%) Statistics
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.89%) iPhone
9 2 (0.89%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 153 (68.30%) Linux
2 103 (45.98%) Windows
3 75 (33.48%) Windows Server
4 54 (24.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (23.21%) CentOS
6 34 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (12.95%) Unix
9 19 (8.48%) Ubuntu
10 18 (8.04%) Windows 7
11 12 (5.36%) Windows 10
12 8 (3.57%) Debian
12 8 (3.57%) Solaris
13 7 (3.13%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (1.34%) AIX
16 3 (1.34%) Android
16 3 (1.34%) zOS
17 2 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.88%) DevOps
2 42 (18.75%) ITIL
3 34 (15.18%) Configuration Management
4 25 (11.16%) E-Commerce
5 24 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (7.14%) ChatOps
6 16 (7.14%) High Availability
7 15 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (5.80%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.80%) Project Management
9 9 (4.02%) Asset Management
9 9 (4.02%) Coaching
9 9 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.02%) Feasibility Study
9 9 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.57%) Open Source
10 8 (3.57%) Service Management
10 8 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.02%) Python
2 62 (27.68%) Bash Shell
3 45 (20.09%) Ruby
4 42 (18.75%) Perl
5 23 (10.27%) PHP
6 19 (8.48%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.04%) SQL
8 16 (7.14%) Java
9 13 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.79%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.34%) C
11 3 (1.34%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.45%) C-shell
12 1 (0.45%) Go
12 1 (0.45%) VB6
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Degree
2 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (7.59%) MCSE
4 16 (7.14%) MCITP
4 16 (7.14%) MCP
5 14 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.25%) MCSA
6 13 (5.80%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.36%) CCNA
8 10 (4.46%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.79%) CCNP
10 3 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.34%) RHCE
11 2 (0.89%) CCIE
12 1 (0.45%) ACCA
12 1 (0.45%) CCDE
12 1 (0.45%) CCSP
12 1 (0.45%) CIMA
12 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) QA
1 9 (4.02%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) GAAP
System Software
1 69 (30.80%) Active Directory
2 68 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.63%) vSphere
4 24 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (9.82%) NFS
6 21 (9.38%) Docker
7 19 (8.48%) Hyper-V
8 17 (7.59%) KVM
9 9 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (3.57%) iptables
11 7 (3.13%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (2.23%) Samba
14 4 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.79%) XenServer
15 2 (0.89%) Corosync
15 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.89%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.89%) VMFS
15 2 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (31.25%) Puppet
2 38 (16.96%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (13.84%) Nagios
4 26 (11.61%) Ansible
5 14 (6.25%) SCCM
6 13 (5.80%) HAProxy
7 11 (4.91%) WSUS
8 10 (4.46%) logstash
9 9 (4.02%) AirWatch
9 9 (4.02%) Malwarebytes
9 9 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (4.02%) NetBackup
9 9 (4.02%) WhatsUp Gold
10 8 (3.57%) Cacti
10 8 (3.57%) Casper Suite
11 6 (2.68%) Cobbler
11 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (2.23%) Check_MK
12 5 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (2.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 101 (45.09%) VMware
2 64 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 47 (20.98%) Cisco
4 43 (19.20%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.70%) NetApp
6 12 (5.36%) Citrix
6 12 (5.36%) HP
7 11 (4.91%) Oracle
8 10 (4.46%) Avaya
9 9 (4.02%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.02%) CommVault
9 9 (4.02%) Dell
9 9 (4.02%) Forcepoint
9 9 (4.02%) Intel Security
9 9 (4.02%) Sophos
10 8 (3.57%) EMC
11 6 (2.68%) Apple
11 6 (2.68%) Juniper
11 6 (2.68%) Sun
11 6 (2.68%) Veeam
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