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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 754 721 686
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 126 178 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 101 167 145
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,700 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
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 4 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 4 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 -45 49 £50,000 -3.84% 6
South East +27 34 £47,500 +15.15% 6
East of England -6 12 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire +5 11 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South West -8 7 £31,000 -24.84% 4
West Midlands - 7 £37,500 -
North West +3 5 £37,500 +33.92% 2
East Midlands -1 2 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 163 (60.82%) Linux
2 140 (52.24%) Windows
3 99 (36.94%) VMware
4 76 (28.36%) DNS
4 76 (28.36%) Active Directory
5 71 (26.49%) Microsoft
6 68 (25.37%) Red Hat
7 65 (24.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (22.76%) Bash Shell
9 60 (22.39%) Cisco
10 57 (21.27%) ITIL
10 57 (21.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (20.52%) MySQL
12 52 (19.40%) Python
12 52 (19.40%) MS Exchange
12 52 (19.40%) Puppet
13 51 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 50 (18.66%) Java
15 49 (18.28%) Perl
15 49 (18.28%) Oracle
15 49 (18.28%) Finance
16 48 (17.91%) SAN
17 46 (17.16%) Citrix
17 46 (17.16%) UNIX
18 45 (16.79%) Apache
19 44 (16.42%) TCP/IP
19 44 (16.42%) SQL
19 44 (16.42%) Games
20 43 (16.04%) DevOps
21 42 (15.67%) PowerShell

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 52 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 45 (16.79%) Apache
3 41 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (13.81%) Tomcat
5 22 (8.21%) IIS
6 17 (6.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 17 (6.34%) CMS
6 17 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (5.97%) nginx
8 15 (5.60%) SharePoint
9 12 (4.48%) Lync
10 7 (2.61%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.61%) JBoss
11 5 (1.87%) Node.js
11 5 (1.87%) Jetty
12 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.12%) Confluence
14 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.75%) HFM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.22%) Office 365
3 9 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.24%) SaaS
6 5 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Taleo
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 76 (28.36%) DNS
2 48 (17.91%) SAN
3 44 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 36 (13.43%) DHCP
5 32 (11.94%) Firewall
6 23 (8.58%) HTTP
7 20 (7.46%) WAN
8 18 (6.72%) LAN
8 18 (6.72%) VPN
9 15 (5.60%) Internet
10 11 (4.10%) VLAN
11 9 (3.36%) LDAP
12 6 (2.24%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.24%) NAS
13 5 (1.87%) SSH
13 5 (1.87%) SNMP
14 4 (1.49%) FTP
14 4 (1.49%) PBX
14 4 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.52%) MySQL
2 37 (13.81%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.36%) Redis
8 7 (2.61%) Big Data
9 4 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.75%) Informix
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) DB2
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (9.70%) Git (software)
1 26 (9.70%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.34%) Hudson
3 15 (5.60%) Subversion
4 5 (1.87%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.12%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
General
1 49 (18.28%) Finance
2 44 (16.42%) Games
3 31 (11.57%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.34%) Online Betting
5 10 (3.73%) Publishing
6 7 (2.61%) Law
6 7 (2.61%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Back Office
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.84%) .NET
2 11 (4.10%) Web Services
3 9 (3.36%) LAMP
4 8 (2.99%) XML
5 5 (1.87%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.87%) Play Framework
6 3 (1.12%) JSON
6 3 (1.12%) CSS
7 2 (0.75%) Memcached
8 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.37%) Kafka
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) EqualLogic
2 17 (6.34%) Online Games
3 16 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.60%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.61%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.61%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.24%) Replication
7 6 (2.24%) Clustering
8 5 (1.87%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.75%) CESG
10 2 (0.75%) PKI
10 2 (0.75%) iDTV
10 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.37%) DTV
11 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 163 (60.82%) Linux
2 140 (52.24%) Windows
3 57 (21.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (17.16%) UNIX
6 39 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (11.94%) CentOS
7 32 (11.94%) Ubuntu
8 25 (9.33%) Windows 7
9 18 (6.72%) Solaris
10 15 (5.60%) Debian
11 9 (3.36%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.24%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.24%) HPUX
13 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.49%) Android
15 3 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.27%) ITIL
2 43 (16.04%) DevOps
3 30 (11.19%) Configuration Management
4 28 (10.45%) E-Commerce
5 23 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (8.58%) Mentoring
6 19 (7.09%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (6.72%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (2.99%) Time Management
9 8 (2.99%) Change Management
9 8 (2.99%) Open Source
10 6 (2.24%) Kanban
10 6 (2.24%) Project Management
10 6 (2.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (1.87%) Scrum
11 5 (1.87%) Web Development
11 5 (1.87%) DRM
11 5 (1.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.76%) Bash Shell
2 52 (19.40%) Python
3 50 (18.66%) Java
4 49 (18.28%) Perl
5 44 (16.42%) SQL
6 42 (15.67%) PowerShell
7 39 (14.55%) Ruby
8 14 (5.22%) PHP
9 13 (4.85%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.73%) VBScript
11 5 (1.87%) Groovy
12 4 (1.49%) Scala
12 4 (1.49%) VB
12 4 (1.49%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.75%) C-shell
13 2 (0.75%) Korn
14 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (13.81%) Degree
2 32 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (10.45%) MCSE
4 23 (8.58%) MCSA
5 20 (7.46%) MCITP
6 18 (6.72%) MCP
7 17 (6.34%) Security Cleared
8 16 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (5.22%) SC Cleared
9 14 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (4.85%) CCNA
11 8 (2.99%) MCTS
12 7 (2.61%) CCENT
12 7 (2.61%) CCDP
12 7 (2.61%) CCIE
13 5 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.12%) RHCE
15 2 (0.75%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
16 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 65 (24.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (14.55%) XenApp
4 25 (9.33%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.22%) vSphere
5 14 (5.22%) Varnish
6 11 (4.10%) Docker
6 11 (4.10%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.10%) Xen
7 6 (2.24%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.87%) KVM
9 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.12%) NFS
10 2 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.75%) Samba
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (19.40%) Puppet
2 41 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.09%) SCOM
4 18 (6.72%) SCCM
5 16 (5.97%) Ansible
6 15 (5.60%) Nagios
7 7 (2.61%) logstash
8 6 (2.24%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.87%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.49%) Graphite
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (1.49%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.75%) Cacti
12 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.75%) WSUS
12 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 99 (36.94%) VMware
2 71 (26.49%) Microsoft
3 68 (25.37%) Red Hat
4 60 (22.39%) Cisco
5 49 (18.28%) Oracle
6 46 (17.16%) Citrix
7 22 (8.21%) Dell
8 15 (5.60%) HP
9 13 (4.85%) IBM
9 13 (4.85%) NetApp
10 10 (3.73%) EMC
10 10 (3.73%) Google
10 10 (3.73%) Rackspace
11 9 (3.36%) Sun
12 5 (1.87%) Juniper
12 5 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.87%) Symantec
12 5 (1.87%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.49%) IronPort
13 4 (1.49%) Avaya
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