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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 724 637 677
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 126 214 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 99 202 165
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -77 77 £55,000 - 12
South East -34 24 £50,000 - 1
East of England -1 12 £51,250 -3.30% 1
Yorkshire -12 5 £37,500 -16.66%
East Midlands +17 3 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £32,500 -
North East - 2 £43,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 212 (71.86%) Linux
2 170 (57.63%) Windows
3 133 (45.08%) VMware
4 99 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 98 (33.22%) MySQL
6 97 (32.88%) Puppet
7 93 (31.53%) Java
8 86 (29.15%) DevOps
9 84 (28.47%) Python
10 77 (26.10%) Red Hat
10 77 (26.10%) Bash Shell
11 75 (25.42%) CentOS
12 74 (25.08%) Microsoft
13 72 (24.41%) Perl
14 70 (23.73%) Cisco
15 69 (23.39%) DNS
16 65 (22.03%) SAN
17 62 (21.02%) TCP/IP
18 61 (20.68%) SQL
18 61 (20.68%) SQL Server
19 60 (20.34%) E-Commerce
20 58 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (19.32%) Active Directory
22 56 (18.98%) Nagios
22 56 (18.98%) Firewall
22 56 (18.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 52 (17.63%) UNIX
24 51 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
25 49 (16.61%) Apache
26 47 (15.93%) MS Excel

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 49 (16.61%) Apache
2 43 (14.58%) MS Exchange
3 40 (13.56%) nginx
4 33 (11.19%) Tomcat
5 27 (9.15%) IIS
6 24 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (5.42%) OpenStack
8 12 (4.07%) SharePoint
9 9 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (2.37%) Jetty
11 7 (2.37%) Lync
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (1.69%) CMS
13 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.36%) Confluence
14 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.71%) MS Office
3 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.39%) SoftLayer
2 10 (3.39%) SaaS
3 9 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.71%) PaaS
5 7 (2.37%) IaaS
6 5 (1.69%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.68%) Heroku
9 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (23.39%) DNS
2 65 (22.03%) SAN
3 62 (21.02%) TCP/IP
4 56 (18.98%) Firewall
5 33 (11.19%) NAS
6 29 (9.83%) HTTP
7 28 (9.49%) DHCP
7 28 (9.49%) VPN
8 27 (9.15%) LDAP
9 25 (8.47%) SNMP
10 24 (8.14%) LAN
11 23 (7.80%) WAN
12 21 (7.12%) iSCSI
13 18 (6.10%) Internet
14 17 (5.76%) HTTPS
15 14 (4.75%) FTP
15 14 (4.75%) VLAN
16 12 (4.07%) SSH
17 11 (3.73%) MRTG
18 8 (2.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (33.22%) MySQL
2 61 (20.68%) SQL Server
3 34 (11.53%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (9.49%) NoSQL
5 24 (8.14%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.41%) Big Data
7 13 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.07%) Oracle Database
9 11 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.71%) Informix
11 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.36%) Redis
13 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.68%) DB2
14 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (8.81%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.44%) Hudson
3 19 (6.44%) Subversion
4 18 (6.10%) JIRA
5 11 (3.73%) Ant
5 11 (3.73%) Maven
6 4 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
General
1 22 (7.46%) Publishing
2 21 (7.12%) Games
3 19 (6.44%) Finance
4 12 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.05%) Legal
6 7 (2.37%) Marketing
7 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.03%) Advertising
7 6 (2.03%) Banking
8 5 (1.69%) Online Betting
8 5 (1.69%) Retail
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.15%) Web Services
2 21 (7.12%) LAMP
3 13 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (4.41%) .NET
4 11 (3.73%) Java EE
5 7 (2.37%) XML
5 7 (2.37%) CSS
6 6 (2.03%) J2EE
7 5 (1.69%) JSON
8 4 (1.36%) Middleware
9 3 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.68%) HTML
10 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.34%) Memcached
11 1 (0.34%) Symfony
11 1 (0.34%) MCollective
11 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.08%) Open Source
3 13 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.73%) CESG
5 10 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (3.05%) Clustering
6 9 (3.05%) Streaming Video
7 8 (2.71%) Replication
8 6 (2.03%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.03%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.69%) Online Games
10 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.36%) Kindle
10 4 (1.36%) iPad
10 4 (1.36%) HP StorageWorks
11 3 (1.02%) Statistics
11 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.68%) DTV
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 212 (71.86%) Linux
2 170 (57.63%) Windows
3 75 (25.42%) CentOS
4 58 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (18.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (17.63%) UNIX
7 40 (13.56%) Ubuntu
8 38 (12.88%) Debian
9 28 (9.49%) Solaris
9 28 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.05%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.05%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.03%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.02%) MVS
14 3 (1.02%) AIX
14 3 (1.02%) SUSE
15 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.15%) DevOps
2 60 (20.34%) E-Commerce
3 29 (9.83%) Configuration Management
4 26 (8.81%) ITIL
4 26 (8.81%) Load Balancing
5 22 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.12%) Mentoring
7 19 (6.44%) Service Delivery
8 17 (5.76%) Change Management
9 16 (5.42%) Project Management
10 15 (5.08%) Time Management
11 14 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (4.75%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.07%) Incident Management
13 11 (3.73%) Performance Management
13 11 (3.73%) DRM
14 9 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (2.71%) Line Management
15 8 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (2.71%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.53%) Java
2 84 (28.47%) Python
3 77 (26.10%) Bash Shell
4 72 (24.41%) Perl
5 61 (20.68%) SQL
6 44 (14.92%) Ruby
7 34 (11.53%) PHP
8 23 (7.80%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.10%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.02%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.02%) JCL
11 3 (1.02%) REXX
11 3 (1.02%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.68%) AWK
12 2 (0.68%) C
12 2 (0.68%) VBScript
12 2 (0.68%) sed
12 2 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (9.83%) Degree
2 19 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.71%) CCNA
5 8 (2.71%) MCITP
6 7 (2.37%) MCSE
7 6 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.69%) RHCE
9 4 (1.36%) MCSA
9 4 (1.36%) CCNP
10 3 (1.02%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.02%) CCA
10 3 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.02%) MCP
11 2 (0.68%) CCSA
11 2 (0.68%) CCSE
11 2 (0.68%) CCIE
11 2 (0.68%) VCAP
11 2 (0.68%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.08%) SLA
2 12 (4.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 99 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (19.32%) Active Directory
3 26 (8.81%) vSphere
4 19 (6.44%) Varnish
5 17 (5.76%) Xen
6 16 (5.42%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.08%) Hyper-V
7 15 (5.08%) XenApp
8 14 (4.75%) XenServer
9 12 (4.07%) KVM
10 8 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.03%) Docker
12 4 (1.36%) Firmware
12 4 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (1.02%) Postfix
13 3 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.02%) VirtualBox
13 3 (1.02%) NFS
13 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 97 (32.88%) Puppet
2 56 (18.98%) Nagios
3 51 (17.29%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.78%) Salt
4 20 (6.78%) ZABBIX
5 17 (5.76%) Ansible
6 16 (5.42%) SCCM
7 15 (5.08%) Graphite
8 13 (4.41%) WSUS
9 11 (3.73%) Icinga
9 11 (3.73%) NetBackup
10 10 (3.39%) Ganglia
11 9 (3.05%) SELinux
12 7 (2.37%) SCOM
13 6 (2.03%) Backup Exec
13 6 (2.03%) Cacti
14 5 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
15 3 (1.02%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 133 (45.08%) VMware
2 77 (26.10%) Red Hat
3 74 (25.08%) Microsoft
4 70 (23.73%) Cisco
5 43 (14.58%) HP
6 42 (14.24%) Oracle
7 36 (12.20%) NetApp
8 31 (10.51%) EMC
9 29 (9.83%) Citrix
10 23 (7.80%) F5
11 17 (5.76%) Dell
12 11 (3.73%) Rackspace
13 10 (3.39%) Symantec
13 10 (3.39%) Juniper
14 9 (3.05%) Veeam
14 9 (3.05%) Veritas
15 7 (2.37%) Sun
15 7 (2.37%) Sony
16 6 (2.03%) IBM
16 6 (2.03%) Google
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago