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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 711 653 671
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 138 213 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 110 205 155
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
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 £27,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -57 84 £55,000 - 11
South East -29 26 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England +4 16 £53,250 +0.47% 2
West Midlands -23 4 £38,750 -
East Midlands +26 3 - -
North East -15 2 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - -
North West -14 1 £42,500 - 1
South West -20 1 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 201 (67.45%) Linux
2 174 (58.39%) Windows
3 136 (45.64%) VMware
4 100 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 94 (31.54%) MySQL
6 89 (29.87%) Java
7 86 (28.86%) Microsoft
8 85 (28.52%) Puppet
9 83 (27.85%) Red Hat
10 81 (27.18%) DevOps
11 76 (25.50%) DNS
12 74 (24.83%) Cisco
12 74 (24.83%) Python
13 73 (24.50%) SAN
14 72 (24.16%) CentOS
15 71 (23.83%) TCP/IP
15 71 (23.83%) Active Directory
16 70 (23.49%) Bash Shell
17 68 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 68 (22.82%) Perl
18 61 (20.47%) SQL Server
19 56 (18.79%) MS Exchange
19 56 (18.79%) Firewall
20 55 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 53 (17.79%) E-Commerce
21 53 (17.79%) SQL
22 51 (17.11%) Nagios
23 50 (16.78%) MS Excel
24 49 (16.44%) UNIX
24 49 (16.44%) Ruby

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 56 (18.79%) MS Exchange
2 46 (15.44%) Apache
3 36 (12.08%) Tomcat
4 34 (11.41%) nginx
4 34 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (8.39%) IIS
6 19 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.69%) OpenStack
9 9 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.68%) CMS
10 8 (2.68%) Lync
11 5 (1.68%) Jetty
12 4 (1.34%) Confluence
12 4 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 50 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.02%) SaaS
4 8 (2.68%) PaaS
5 6 (2.01%) IaaS
5 6 (2.01%) SoftLayer
6 5 (1.68%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.34%) Office 365
8 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.34%) Heroku
10 1 (0.34%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (25.50%) DNS
2 73 (24.50%) SAN
3 71 (23.83%) TCP/IP
4 56 (18.79%) Firewall
5 35 (11.74%) NAS
6 34 (11.41%) DHCP
7 33 (11.07%) LDAP
8 29 (9.73%) SNMP
9 28 (9.40%) HTTP
10 27 (9.06%) VPN
11 25 (8.39%) WAN
12 24 (8.05%) LAN
13 21 (7.05%) iSCSI
14 19 (6.38%) Internet
15 13 (4.36%) VLAN
15 13 (4.36%) HTTPS
15 13 (4.36%) MRTG
16 12 (4.03%) FTP
17 11 (3.69%) SMTP
18 10 (3.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (31.54%) MySQL
2 61 (20.47%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (8.72%) NoSQL
4 26 (8.72%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.69%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.35%) Redis
8 7 (2.35%) Big Data
8 7 (2.35%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.35%) Informix
9 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (10.07%) Jenkins
2 27 (9.06%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.05%) Subversion
4 19 (6.38%) Hudson
5 15 (5.03%) JIRA
6 10 (3.36%) Maven
7 9 (3.02%) Ant
8 4 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
General
1 26 (8.72%) Games
2 25 (8.39%) Publishing
3 24 (8.05%) Finance
4 12 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.69%) Legal
6 8 (2.68%) Advertising
6 8 (2.68%) Online Betting
7 7 (2.35%) Marketing
8 5 (1.68%) Banking
8 5 (1.68%) Retail
9 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.01%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.38%) Web Services
2 16 (5.37%) LAMP
3 13 (4.36%) .NET
3 13 (4.36%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (3.02%) Java EE
5 8 (2.68%) CSS
6 7 (2.35%) XML
7 6 (2.01%) JSON
8 5 (1.68%) J2EE
9 4 (1.34%) Middleware
10 2 (0.67%) HTML
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.34%) COM
11 1 (0.34%) MCollective
11 1 (0.34%) Symfony
11 1 (0.34%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.36%) CESG
4 11 (3.69%) Clustering
5 10 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (3.36%) Open Source
6 9 (3.02%) Streaming Video
7 8 (2.68%) Replication
7 8 (2.68%) Online Games
8 7 (2.35%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.68%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.34%) Kindle
10 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.34%) iPad
10 4 (1.34%) HP StorageWorks
11 3 (1.01%) Statistics
11 3 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.67%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 201 (67.45%) Linux
2 174 (58.39%) Windows
3 72 (24.16%) CentOS
4 68 (22.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (16.44%) UNIX
7 39 (13.09%) Ubuntu
7 39 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (11.41%) Debian
9 28 (9.40%) Solaris
10 21 (7.05%) Windows 7
11 16 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.01%) FreeBSD
14 5 (1.68%) Android
14 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.34%) SUSE
16 3 (1.01%) MVS
16 3 (1.01%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.18%) DevOps
2 53 (17.79%) E-Commerce
3 38 (12.75%) ITIL
4 33 (11.07%) Configuration Management
5 30 (10.07%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.71%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.71%) Mentoring
7 19 (6.38%) Change Management
8 16 (5.37%) Time Management
8 16 (5.37%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (5.03%) DRM
9 15 (5.03%) Project Management
9 15 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.70%) Incident Management
10 14 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.36%) Service Management
12 10 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (3.36%) Line Management
13 9 (3.02%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (29.87%) Java
2 74 (24.83%) Python
3 70 (23.49%) Bash Shell
4 68 (22.82%) Perl
5 53 (17.79%) SQL
6 49 (16.44%) Ruby
7 29 (9.73%) PHP
8 25 (8.39%) Shell Script
9 24 (8.05%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.35%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.68%) Scala
12 4 (1.34%) VBScript
13 3 (1.01%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.01%) JCL
13 3 (1.01%) REXX
13 3 (1.01%) Korn
13 3 (1.01%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.67%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.67%) C-shell
15 1 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (10.40%) Degree
2 24 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.37%) MCITP
4 14 (4.70%) MCSE
5 12 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.36%) MCP
7 10 (3.36%) MCSA
8 9 (3.02%) VCP4
9 7 (2.35%) CCNA
9 7 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.68%) RHCE
11 3 (1.01%) CCA
11 3 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.01%) CCIE
11 3 (1.01%) CCNP
11 3 (1.01%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.67%) MCTS
12 2 (0.67%) VCAP
12 2 (0.67%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.03%) SLA
2 10 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.67%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 100 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (23.83%) Active Directory
3 31 (10.40%) vSphere
4 23 (7.72%) XenApp
5 19 (6.38%) Varnish
5 19 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 18 (6.04%) Hyper-V
7 13 (4.36%) XenServer
7 13 (4.36%) KVM
8 9 (3.02%) Docker
9 8 (2.68%) Xen
10 7 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.01%) NFS
12 3 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.01%) Firmware
13 2 (0.67%) Postfix
13 2 (0.67%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (28.52%) Puppet
2 51 (17.11%) Nagios
3 45 (15.10%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (8.05%) SCCM
5 15 (5.03%) Graphite
6 14 (4.70%) SCOM
6 14 (4.70%) WSUS
7 13 (4.36%) Ansible
7 13 (4.36%) ZABBIX
7 13 (4.36%) Icinga
7 13 (4.36%) Salt
8 9 (3.02%) SELinux
9 8 (2.68%) NetBackup
10 7 (2.35%) Cacti
11 6 (2.01%) Ganglia
11 6 (2.01%) Backup Exec
11 6 (2.01%) logstash
12 5 (1.68%) Legato
13 4 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (1.01%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 136 (45.64%) VMware
2 86 (28.86%) Microsoft
3 83 (27.85%) Red Hat
4 74 (24.83%) Cisco
5 44 (14.77%) HP
6 43 (14.43%) Oracle
7 38 (12.75%) EMC
8 37 (12.42%) Citrix
9 36 (12.08%) NetApp
10 24 (8.05%) F5
11 22 (7.38%) Dell
12 10 (3.36%) Veeam
13 9 (3.02%) Symantec
13 9 (3.02%) Juniper
13 9 (3.02%) Veritas
13 9 (3.02%) Rackspace
14 7 (2.35%) Sybase
14 7 (2.35%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.01%) Sony
15 6 (2.01%) Sun
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Brightpearl
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: Circa £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago