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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 692 661 633
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 168 217 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 141 190 210
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -1 114 £55,000 +7.84% 13
South East -33 29 £46,250 +15.62% 3
East of England -10 13 £48,000 +3.78% 1
East Midlands -4 5 £45,000 +25.00%
South West -12 3 £40,250 -2.42%
Yorkshire -33 2 £37,500 -1.31% 1
West Midlands -41 1 £32,500 -35.00%
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 265 (75.28%) Linux
2 179 (50.85%) Windows
3 145 (41.19%) VMware
4 128 (36.36%) Puppet
5 110 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 108 (30.68%) MySQL
7 101 (28.69%) CentOS
8 97 (27.56%) Python
9 91 (25.85%) SQL
9 91 (25.85%) Red Hat
10 89 (25.28%) DNS
11 88 (25.00%) Java
11 88 (25.00%) DevOps
12 83 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
12 83 (23.58%) Ubuntu
13 76 (21.59%) Bash Shell
14 75 (21.31%) Perl
15 73 (20.74%) SQL Server
16 70 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 69 (19.60%) E-Commerce
18 68 (19.32%) Active Directory
19 67 (19.03%) SAN
20 65 (18.47%) Debian
21 64 (18.18%) Apache
22 63 (17.90%) Firewall
22 63 (17.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 62 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
23 62 (17.61%) Cisco
24 61 (17.33%) Nagios
25 58 (16.48%) Ruby

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 64 (18.18%) Apache
2 55 (15.63%) nginx
3 38 (10.80%) MS Exchange
4 30 (8.52%) IIS
5 26 (7.39%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.83%) OpenStack
7 16 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (3.41%) Lync
9 12 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (3.13%) SharePoint
10 11 (3.13%) Node.js
11 10 (2.84%) CMS
12 8 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (2.27%) JBoss
13 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.40%) SaaS
3 7 (1.99%) Office 365
4 6 (1.70%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.85%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.57%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 89 (25.28%) DNS
2 67 (19.03%) SAN
3 63 (17.90%) Firewall
4 56 (15.91%) HTTP
5 49 (13.92%) TCP/IP
6 32 (9.09%) LAN
7 29 (8.24%) DHCP
8 28 (7.95%) WAN
8 28 (7.95%) SSH
9 24 (6.82%) NAS
9 24 (6.82%) VPN
10 23 (6.53%) HTTPS
11 19 (5.40%) FTP
12 18 (5.11%) VLAN
13 16 (4.55%) VoIP
13 16 (4.55%) LDAP
14 14 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (3.69%) SSL
16 11 (3.13%) Internet
17 10 (2.84%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (30.68%) MySQL
2 73 (20.74%) SQL Server
3 50 (14.20%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (8.24%) Redis
5 27 (7.67%) Big Data
6 25 (7.10%) NoSQL
7 20 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (4.26%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (3.41%) Oracle Database
11 11 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.84%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 41 (11.65%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.10%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.13%) Subversion
3 11 (3.13%) JIRA
3 11 (3.13%) Hudson
3 11 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 10 (2.84%) Ant
4 10 (2.84%) Maven
General
1 30 (8.52%) Games
2 28 (7.95%) Finance
3 14 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.98%) Publishing
4 8 (2.27%) Online Betting
5 6 (1.70%) Advertising
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
6 5 (1.42%) Banking
7 4 (1.14%) Retail
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.07%) Web Services
2 35 (9.94%) LAMP
3 12 (3.41%) .NET
4 10 (2.84%) Java EE
5 9 (2.56%) Sphinx
6 5 (1.42%) XML
6 5 (1.42%) Middleware
7 4 (1.14%) Sensu
7 4 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.14%) JSON
7 4 (1.14%) COM
7 4 (1.14%) CSS
8 3 (0.85%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.85%) Django
9 2 (0.57%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.28%) SOAP
10 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.40%) Replication
1 19 (5.40%) Open Source
2 16 (4.55%) Clustering
3 15 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.84%) Social Media
4 10 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.56%) Online Games
5 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.42%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.85%) Equities
7 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.57%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.57%) DTV
9 1 (0.28%) BBC
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 265 (75.28%) Linux
2 179 (50.85%) Windows
3 101 (28.69%) CentOS
4 83 (23.58%) Ubuntu
5 70 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (18.47%) Debian
7 63 (17.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (15.34%) UNIX
9 51 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (7.67%) Solaris
11 22 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (3.69%) Windows XP
12 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
13 12 (3.41%) Android
13 12 (3.41%) FreeBSD
14 9 (2.56%) OpenBSD
14 9 (2.56%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.70%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.00%) DevOps
2 69 (19.60%) E-Commerce
3 40 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 34 (9.66%) ITIL
5 31 (8.81%) Load Balancing
6 23 (6.53%) Service Delivery
7 21 (5.97%) Mentoring
7 21 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.40%) Project Management
10 16 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (3.98%) Change Management
13 12 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (3.13%) Network Design
15 10 (2.84%) Data Protection
15 10 (2.84%) Performance Management
16 9 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
17 8 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
18 7 (1.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 97 (27.56%) Python
2 91 (25.85%) SQL
3 88 (25.00%) Java
4 76 (21.59%) Bash Shell
5 75 (21.31%) Perl
6 58 (16.48%) Ruby
7 41 (11.65%) PHP
8 18 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.13%) Scala
11 6 (1.70%) C#
12 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.14%) VBScript
13 3 (0.85%) C
13 3 (0.85%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.85%) sed
14 2 (0.57%) AWK
15 1 (0.28%) Korn
15 1 (0.28%) PHP5
15 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (9.94%) Degree
2 24 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.83%) CCNA
5 15 (4.26%) MCSA
6 7 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.99%) MCSE
7 6 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.42%) RHCE
9 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.14%) PhD
9 4 (1.14%) MCITP
10 2 (0.57%) CCNP
10 2 (0.57%) MCP
11 1 (0.28%) MCTS
11 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.11%) QA
2 17 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (19.32%) Active Directory
3 47 (13.35%) Xen
4 31 (8.81%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.83%) vSphere
6 14 (3.98%) KVM
7 13 (3.69%) XenServer
8 11 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.13%) Varnish
9 8 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.99%) XenApp
10 7 (1.99%) Postfix
11 4 (1.14%) vCloud
12 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.85%) NFS
12 3 (0.85%) Firmware
12 3 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.85%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 128 (36.36%) Puppet
2 83 (23.58%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (17.33%) Nagios
4 31 (8.81%) Salt
5 24 (6.82%) ZABBIX
6 22 (6.25%) Ansible
7 15 (4.26%) logstash
8 13 (3.69%) Cacti
9 11 (3.13%) Ganglia
10 8 (2.27%) SCCM
10 8 (2.27%) SCOM
10 8 (2.27%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.70%) Zenoss
11 6 (1.70%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.42%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.14%) SCVMM
13 4 (1.14%) WSUS
14 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.85%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 145 (41.19%) VMware
2 91 (25.85%) Red Hat
3 62 (17.61%) Cisco
4 45 (12.78%) Microsoft
5 41 (11.65%) Oracle
6 35 (9.94%) HP
7 34 (9.66%) Citrix
8 17 (4.83%) Veeam
9 16 (4.55%) EMC
10 15 (4.26%) NetApp
11 11 (3.13%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.13%) SoftLayer
12 10 (2.84%) Symantec
13 8 (2.27%) 3PAR
13 8 (2.27%) F5
13 8 (2.27%) Veritas
14 7 (1.99%) Sony
14 7 (1.99%) Dell
15 6 (1.70%) Percona
15 6 (1.70%) Sun
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
University of Greenwich
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum + £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greenwich , London
University of Greenwich
Salary: £37,394 to £45,954 plus £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Attractive bonus, share, pens & healthcare pac
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago