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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 762 775 676
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 140 148 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 130 116 220
Average salary £50,250 £52,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.60%
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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -9 61 £61,500 +11.81% 6
South East +27 47 £44,000 -4.86% 4
West Midlands -11 14 £50,000 +29.03%
South West - 6 £39,250 -
Yorkshire +11 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East of England -8 4 £48,750 -7.14%
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 197 (69.37%) Linux
2 134 (47.18%) Windows
3 118 (41.55%) Windows Server
4 109 (38.38%) VMware
5 84 (29.58%) Active Directory
6 82 (28.87%) Microsoft
7 74 (26.06%) DNS
8 72 (25.35%) Firewall
8 72 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (23.24%) Puppet
10 64 (22.54%) Clustering
11 63 (22.18%) Hyper-V
12 61 (21.48%) SQL Server
13 60 (21.13%) SAN
14 58 (20.42%) Unix
15 55 (19.37%) Python
15 55 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 55 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (18.66%) DevOps
16 53 (18.66%) Finance
17 50 (17.61%) Cisco
17 50 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (17.61%) Bash Shell
18 48 (16.90%) MCSE
19 47 (16.55%) Perl
20 46 (16.20%) Red Hat
21 45 (15.85%) Solaris
22 42 (14.79%) MS Exchange
22 42 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 41 (14.44%) VPN

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (14.79%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.73%) IIS
3 32 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (9.51%) Skype for Business
5 17 (5.99%) Apache
5 17 (5.99%) nginx
6 16 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.52%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.52%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.46%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.41%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.41%) SAS
10 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.35%) JBoss
12 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.34%) IaaS
3 9 (3.17%) Office 365
4 7 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
6 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.70%) Joyent
6 2 (0.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.70%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (26.06%) DNS
2 72 (25.35%) Firewall
3 60 (21.13%) SAN
4 41 (14.44%) VPN
5 40 (14.08%) DHCP
5 40 (14.08%) WAN
6 36 (12.68%) LAN
7 35 (12.32%) iSCSI
7 35 (12.32%) TCP/IP
7 35 (12.32%) VLAN
8 24 (8.45%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (7.04%) HTTP
10 18 (6.34%) FTP
10 18 (6.34%) SMTP
11 15 (5.28%) Internet
11 15 (5.28%) SSL
12 8 (2.82%) LDAP
13 6 (2.11%) Network Security
13 6 (2.11%) SSH
14 5 (1.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.62%) MySQL
3 24 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (5.28%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.41%) Big Data
8 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.06%) Redis
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.35%) GIS
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.39%) Subversion
3 19 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Kiln
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (18.66%) Finance
2 23 (8.10%) Banking
3 13 (4.58%) Law
3 13 (4.58%) Publishing
4 8 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.46%) Games
5 7 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.76%) Marketing
7 4 (1.41%) Front Office
8 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.34%) LAMP
2 17 (5.99%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (2.11%) .NET
3 6 (2.11%) Web Services
4 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.41%) CSS
4 4 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.06%) HTML
6 2 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.70%) Memcached
7 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.35%) JSON
7 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.35%) SAML
7 1 (0.35%) WSH
7 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.54%) Clustering
2 36 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 35 (12.32%) EqualLogic
4 13 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.87%) Fintech
5 11 (3.87%) User Experience
6 9 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.11%) Replication
8 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.06%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.06%) HP Superdome
8 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 197 (69.37%) Linux
2 134 (47.18%) Windows
3 118 (41.55%) Windows Server
4 58 (20.42%) Unix
5 55 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (15.85%) Solaris
7 42 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (12.32%) Windows 7
9 31 (10.92%) CentOS
10 27 (9.51%) Ubuntu
11 24 (8.45%) AIX
12 11 (3.87%) HPUX
13 7 (2.46%) Debian
14 6 (2.11%) Fedora
15 5 (1.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.76%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.66%) DevOps
2 37 (13.03%) ITIL
3 32 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (11.27%) Migration
4 23 (8.10%) Network Load Balancing
5 22 (7.75%) Configuration Management
5 22 (7.75%) Load Balancing
6 20 (7.04%) ERP
7 19 (6.69%) E-Commerce
7 19 (6.69%) High Availability
8 15 (5.28%) Line Management
8 15 (5.28%) Open Source
8 15 (5.28%) Project Management
9 14 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.58%) SDLC
11 11 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (3.87%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.87%) Service Management
12 10 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.37%) Python
2 50 (17.61%) Bash Shell
3 47 (16.55%) Perl
4 31 (10.92%) SQL
5 23 (8.10%) Ruby
6 18 (6.34%) PHP
7 15 (5.28%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.58%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.52%) Java
10 5 (1.76%) C#
10 5 (1.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.41%) C
12 2 (0.70%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) AWK
13 1 (0.35%) Korn
13 1 (0.35%) sed
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (16.90%) MCSE
3 35 (12.32%) MCITP
4 29 (10.21%) MCSA
5 28 (9.86%) MCP
6 11 (3.87%) CCNA
6 11 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.82%) CCA
8 8 (2.82%) CCNP
8 8 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.11%) Degree
10 5 (1.76%) CCIE
10 5 (1.76%) MCTS
11 3 (1.06%) CCAA
11 3 (1.06%) CCEE
11 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 84 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 72 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (22.18%) Hyper-V
4 38 (13.38%) vSphere
5 30 (10.56%) XenApp
6 19 (6.69%) KVM
7 18 (6.34%) NFS
8 17 (5.99%) XenDesktop
9 16 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (5.28%) Docker
11 14 (4.93%) Varnish
11 14 (4.93%) Xen
12 7 (2.46%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.76%) vCloud
13 5 (1.76%) XenServer
14 3 (1.06%) Sendmail
14 3 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.70%) Corosync
15 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (23.24%) Puppet
2 33 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (10.92%) SCCM
4 30 (10.56%) WSUS
5 29 (10.21%) SCOM
6 23 (8.10%) Backup Exec
6 23 (8.10%) Nagios
7 16 (5.63%) Ansible
8 5 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.41%) Cacti
9 4 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.41%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.06%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.06%) cPanel
10 3 (1.06%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.70%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.70%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 109 (38.38%) VMware
2 82 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 50 (17.61%) Cisco
4 46 (16.20%) Red Hat
5 40 (14.08%) Citrix
6 39 (13.73%) Dell
7 37 (13.03%) Oracle
8 28 (9.86%) Symantec
9 21 (7.39%) EMC
9 21 (7.39%) NetApp
10 18 (6.34%) HP
10 18 (6.34%) Veritas
11 13 (4.58%) IBM
12 8 (2.82%) SAP
12 8 (2.82%) Sophos
13 7 (2.46%) Avaya
13 7 (2.46%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.76%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.76%) CommVault
14 5 (1.76%) Veeam
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