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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 708 653 628
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 169 213 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 141 187 208
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 £35,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £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 24 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 24 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 +6 113 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South East -27 31 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England -9 13 £48,000 +3.78%
East Midlands +2 5 £45,000 +25.00%
South West -21 3 £40,250 +15.00%
Yorkshire -51 2 £37,500 -1.31% 1
West Midlands -34 1 £32,500 -35.00%
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 266 (75.35%) Linux
2 180 (50.99%) Windows
3 144 (40.79%) VMware
4 128 (36.26%) Puppet
5 109 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 109 (30.88%) MySQL
6 102 (28.90%) CentOS
7 97 (27.48%) Python
8 92 (26.06%) Red Hat
9 90 (25.50%) DNS
9 90 (25.50%) SQL
10 88 (24.93%) Java
10 88 (24.93%) DevOps
11 83 (23.51%) Opscode Chef
11 83 (23.51%) Ubuntu
12 77 (21.81%) Bash Shell
13 76 (21.53%) Perl
14 73 (20.68%) SQL Server
15 69 (19.55%) E-Commerce
15 69 (19.55%) Active Directory
15 69 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 67 (18.98%) SAN
17 66 (18.70%) Debian
18 64 (18.13%) Apache
19 63 (17.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 62 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
20 62 (17.56%) Cisco
20 62 (17.56%) Firewall
21 61 (17.28%) Nagios
22 58 (16.43%) Ruby

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (18.13%) Apache
2 55 (15.58%) nginx
3 38 (10.76%) MS Exchange
4 30 (8.50%) IIS
5 26 (7.37%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.82%) OpenStack
7 15 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (3.40%) Lync
9 12 (3.40%) SharePoint
10 11 (3.12%) Node.js
11 10 (2.83%) CMS
12 8 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (2.27%) JBoss
13 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 31 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.98%) 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%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.38%) SaaS
3 7 (1.98%) Office 365
4 6 (1.70%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.13%) Rackspace Cloud
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 90 (25.50%) DNS
2 67 (18.98%) SAN
3 62 (17.56%) Firewall
4 56 (15.86%) HTTP
5 51 (14.45%) TCP/IP
6 31 (8.78%) LAN
7 30 (8.50%) DHCP
8 28 (7.93%) SSH
9 27 (7.65%) WAN
10 25 (7.08%) NAS
11 24 (6.80%) VPN
12 23 (6.52%) HTTPS
13 18 (5.10%) VLAN
13 18 (5.10%) FTP
14 16 (4.53%) LDAP
15 15 (4.25%) VoIP
16 13 (3.68%) SSL
16 13 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (3.12%) Internet
18 10 (2.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (30.88%) MySQL
2 73 (20.68%) SQL Server
3 49 (13.88%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (8.22%) Redis
5 27 (7.65%) Big Data
6 25 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 19 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (4.25%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (3.40%) Oracle Database
11 11 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (2.83%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
16 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.12%) Mercurial
3 11 (3.12%) Hudson
3 11 (3.12%) Subversion
3 11 (3.12%) JIRA
4 10 (2.83%) Ant
4 10 (2.83%) Maven
General
1 30 (8.50%) Games
2 28 (7.93%) Finance
3 14 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.97%) Publishing
4 8 (2.27%) Online Betting
5 6 (1.70%) Advertising
5 6 (1.70%) Banking
6 5 (1.42%) Retail
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.03%) Web Services
2 35 (9.92%) LAMP
3 12 (3.40%) .NET
4 10 (2.83%) Java EE
5 9 (2.55%) Sphinx
6 6 (1.70%) Middleware
7 5 (1.42%) XML
8 4 (1.13%) JSON
8 4 (1.13%) CSS
8 4 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.13%) Sensu
9 3 (0.85%) Django
9 3 (0.85%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.85%) COM
10 2 (0.57%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.38%) Replication
1 19 (5.38%) Open Source
2 16 (4.53%) Clustering
3 15 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.83%) Social Media
5 9 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.55%) Online Games
5 9 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.85%) Equities
8 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.57%) DTV
9 2 (0.57%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) BBC
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 266 (75.35%) Linux
2 180 (50.99%) Windows
3 102 (28.90%) CentOS
4 83 (23.51%) Ubuntu
5 69 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (18.70%) Debian
7 63 (17.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 55 (15.58%) UNIX
9 50 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (7.93%) Solaris
11 22 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (3.68%) Windows XP
12 13 (3.68%) Apple iOS
13 12 (3.40%) FreeBSD
13 12 (3.40%) Android
14 9 (2.55%) OpenBSD
14 9 (2.55%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.70%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (24.93%) DevOps
2 69 (19.55%) E-Commerce
3 40 (11.33%) Configuration Management
4 33 (9.35%) ITIL
5 31 (8.78%) Load Balancing
6 23 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 21 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (5.95%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.67%) Project Management
8 20 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (4.25%) Change Management
11 14 (3.97%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (2.83%) Performance Management
13 10 (2.83%) Network Design
14 9 (2.55%) Data Protection
14 9 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 97 (27.48%) Python
2 90 (25.50%) SQL
3 88 (24.93%) Java
4 77 (21.81%) Bash Shell
5 76 (21.53%) Perl
6 58 (16.43%) Ruby
7 41 (11.61%) PHP
8 18 (5.10%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.53%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.12%) Scala
11 6 (1.70%) C#
12 4 (1.13%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.13%) 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 33 (9.35%) Degree
2 23 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.53%) CCNA
5 14 (3.97%) MCSA
6 7 (1.98%) MCSE
6 7 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.42%) RHCE
8 4 (1.13%) PhD
8 4 (1.13%) MCITP
8 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) CCNP
9 2 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.28%) MCSD
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.82%) QA
1 17 (4.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (19.55%) Active Directory
3 47 (13.31%) Xen
4 29 (8.22%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.10%) vSphere
6 14 (3.97%) KVM
7 13 (3.68%) XenServer
8 11 (3.12%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.12%) Varnish
9 8 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.27%) XenApp
10 7 (1.98%) Postfix
11 4 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.85%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.85%) Firmware
12 3 (0.85%) NFS
12 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.85%) Docker
12 3 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 128 (36.26%) Puppet
2 83 (23.51%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (17.28%) Nagios
4 31 (8.78%) Salt
5 24 (6.80%) ZABBIX
6 22 (6.23%) Ansible
7 15 (4.25%) logstash
8 13 (3.68%) Cacti
9 11 (3.12%) Ganglia
10 8 (2.27%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.27%) SCCM
10 8 (2.27%) SCOM
11 6 (1.70%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.70%) Zenoss
12 5 (1.42%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.13%) WSUS
14 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.85%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 144 (40.79%) VMware
2 92 (26.06%) Red Hat
3 62 (17.56%) Cisco
4 44 (12.46%) Microsoft
5 41 (11.61%) Oracle
6 35 (9.92%) Citrix
7 34 (9.63%) HP
8 17 (4.82%) EMC
9 16 (4.53%) Veeam
10 15 (4.25%) NetApp
11 11 (3.12%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.12%) SoftLayer
12 10 (2.83%) Symantec
13 9 (2.55%) Veritas
13 9 (2.55%) F5
14 8 (2.27%) Dell
15 7 (1.98%) Sony
15 7 (1.98%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.70%) Percona
16 6 (1.70%) Google
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HSBC Bank Plc - AMS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum + £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenwich , London
University of Greenwich
Salary: £37,394 to £45,954 plus £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: 24 days ago