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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 738 632 656
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 160 228 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 128 209 203
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.51%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -31 108 £55,000 - 10
South East -17 31 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England -11 9 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Yorkshire -41 5 £36,250 -4.60% 2
South West -10 3 £40,250 -2.42% 3
West Midlands -13 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
East Midlands +7 1 £45,000 +25.00%
North East - 1 £33,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 245 (73.80%) Linux
2 181 (54.52%) Windows
3 133 (40.06%) VMware
4 118 (35.54%) Puppet
5 104 (31.33%) MySQL
6 100 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 92 (27.71%) DevOps
8 91 (27.41%) Python
9 89 (26.81%) Java
9 89 (26.81%) CentOS
10 79 (23.80%) SQL
11 77 (23.19%) Bash Shell
12 75 (22.59%) Red Hat
13 72 (21.69%) DNS
14 70 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
15 69 (20.78%) Ubuntu
16 67 (20.18%) Cisco
16 67 (20.18%) Perl
16 67 (20.18%) SQL Server
17 65 (19.58%) E-Commerce
18 63 (18.98%) Active Directory
18 63 (18.98%) Nagios
19 61 (18.37%) SAN
20 60 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
21 56 (16.87%) UNIX
21 56 (16.87%) Debian
22 55 (16.57%) Firewall
23 54 (16.27%) Apache
23 54 (16.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 53 (15.96%) Microsoft

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 54 (16.27%) Apache
2 48 (14.46%) nginx
3 33 (9.94%) MS Exchange
4 30 (9.04%) IIS
5 26 (7.83%) Tomcat
6 18 (5.42%) OpenStack
7 16 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.01%) Node.js
10 9 (2.71%) Lync
10 9 (2.71%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.11%) Jetty
11 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.51%) JBoss
13 4 (1.20%) CMS
13 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.20%) Confluence
14 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.82%) SaaS
3 11 (3.31%) SoftLayer
4 8 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.81%) Google Apps
6 5 (1.51%) IaaS
6 5 (1.51%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.20%) PaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.60%) Office 365
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (21.69%) DNS
2 61 (18.37%) SAN
3 55 (16.57%) Firewall
4 51 (15.36%) TCP/IP
5 38 (11.45%) HTTP
6 31 (9.34%) LAN
6 31 (9.34%) NAS
7 27 (8.13%) WAN
7 27 (8.13%) VPN
8 25 (7.53%) DHCP
9 20 (6.02%) HTTPS
9 20 (6.02%) SSH
10 18 (5.42%) FTP
11 15 (4.52%) LDAP
12 14 (4.22%) Internet
13 13 (3.92%) VLAN
13 13 (3.92%) SNMP
14 11 (3.31%) SSL
14 11 (3.31%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (31.33%) MySQL
2 67 (20.18%) SQL Server
3 38 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (7.83%) NoSQL
5 24 (7.23%) Big Data
6 20 (6.02%) Redis
7 17 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.22%) Hadoop
10 13 (3.92%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.71%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (2.11%) Informix
15 3 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 38 (11.45%) Jenkins
2 25 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.72%) JIRA
4 17 (5.12%) Subversion
4 17 (5.12%) Hudson
5 12 (3.61%) Ant
5 12 (3.61%) Maven
6 8 (2.41%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (7.83%) Games
2 24 (7.23%) Finance
3 20 (6.02%) Publishing
4 9 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.81%) Banking
6 5 (1.51%) Retail
6 5 (1.51%) Legal
6 5 (1.51%) Advertising
7 4 (1.20%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.45%) Web Services
2 37 (11.14%) LAMP
3 14 (4.22%) .NET
4 12 (3.61%) Java EE
5 8 (2.41%) Sphinx
6 6 (1.81%) XML
6 6 (1.81%) CSS
7 4 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.20%) JSON
7 4 (1.20%) Middleware
8 3 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.90%) J2EE
9 2 (0.60%) HTML
9 2 (0.60%) COM
9 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.60%) Sensu
10 1 (0.30%) Symfony
10 1 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.02%) Open Source
2 16 (4.82%) Replication
2 16 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.31%) Clustering
4 9 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.71%) Social Media
5 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.81%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.81%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.20%) iPad
7 4 (1.20%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.90%) Online Games
8 3 (0.90%) Equities
9 2 (0.60%) DTV
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.30%) BBC
10 1 (0.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 245 (73.80%) Linux
2 181 (54.52%) Windows
3 89 (26.81%) CentOS
4 69 (20.78%) Ubuntu
5 60 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (16.87%) UNIX
6 56 (16.87%) Debian
7 54 (16.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (6.33%) Solaris
11 14 (4.22%) FreeBSD
11 14 (4.22%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.71%) Windows 7
13 8 (2.41%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.41%) Android
13 8 (2.41%) OpenBSD
14 6 (1.81%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.71%) DevOps
2 65 (19.58%) E-Commerce
3 33 (9.94%) Configuration Management
4 30 (9.04%) Load Balancing
5 26 (7.83%) ITIL
6 23 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (6.33%) Mentoring
8 20 (6.02%) Project Management
9 18 (5.42%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.12%) Change Management
11 15 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (3.61%) Performance Management
13 11 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (2.71%) Incident Management
15 8 (2.41%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
16 7 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
17 5 (1.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.41%) Python
2 89 (26.81%) Java
3 79 (23.80%) SQL
4 77 (23.19%) Bash Shell
5 67 (20.18%) Perl
6 53 (15.96%) Ruby
7 42 (12.65%) PHP
8 22 (6.63%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.11%) Scala
11 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.90%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.90%) sed
13 2 (0.60%) C
13 2 (0.60%) C#
13 2 (0.60%) VBScript
14 1 (0.30%) AWK
14 1 (0.30%) Korn
14 1 (0.30%) PHP5
14 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (7.53%) Degree
2 19 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.71%) CCNA
5 8 (2.41%) MCSE
6 7 (2.11%) MCSA
6 7 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.51%) RHCE
9 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.20%) MCITP
10 2 (0.60%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.60%) PhD
10 2 (0.60%) CCNP
10 2 (0.60%) CCA
10 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.30%) MCP
11 1 (0.30%) MCSD
11 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.71%) SLA
3 6 (1.81%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (30.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (18.98%) Active Directory
3 33 (9.94%) Xen
4 22 (6.63%) Hyper-V
5 20 (6.02%) vSphere
6 17 (5.12%) Varnish
7 15 (4.52%) KVM
8 14 (4.22%) VMware ESX
9 11 (3.31%) XenApp
9 11 (3.31%) XenServer
10 10 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (2.71%) Docker
12 7 (2.11%) Postfix
13 4 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.20%) Firmware
14 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.90%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.90%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 118 (35.54%) Puppet
2 70 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (18.98%) Nagios
4 27 (8.13%) Salt
5 23 (6.93%) ZABBIX
6 20 (6.02%) Ansible
7 16 (4.82%) Cacti
8 11 (3.31%) Ganglia
8 11 (3.31%) NetBackup
9 10 (3.01%) logstash
10 8 (2.41%) SCCM
11 6 (1.81%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.51%) WSUS
12 5 (1.51%) SCOM
12 5 (1.51%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.51%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (1.20%) Check_MK
14 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.90%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 133 (40.06%) VMware
2 75 (22.59%) Red Hat
3 67 (20.18%) Cisco
4 53 (15.96%) Microsoft
5 38 (11.45%) HP
6 37 (11.14%) Oracle
7 33 (9.94%) Citrix
8 24 (7.23%) NetApp
9 21 (6.33%) EMC
10 18 (5.42%) F5
11 11 (3.31%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.31%) Veeam
12 10 (3.01%) Symantec
12 10 (3.01%) Dell
13 9 (2.71%) Veritas
14 7 (2.11%) Google
14 7 (2.11%) Sun
14 7 (2.11%) Juniper
14 7 (2.11%) Sony
15 5 (1.51%) 3PAR
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits + Share Options
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago