The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 572 529 510
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 61 124 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 117 88
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the London region.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in London

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
City of London +39 15 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Hammersmith - 3 £80,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 80 (59.26%) Linux
2 75 (55.56%) Windows
3 58 (42.96%) VMware
4 42 (31.11%) Puppet
5 39 (28.89%) Active Directory
6 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (25.93%) DevOps
8 34 (25.19%) Bash Shell
8 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
9 33 (24.44%) MySQL
9 33 (24.44%) Red Hat
9 33 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (23.70%) Ruby
10 32 (23.70%) Python
10 32 (23.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (22.22%) Java
12 29 (21.48%) SAN
13 28 (20.74%) MS Exchange
13 28 (20.74%) Ubuntu
14 27 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 27 (20.00%) DNS
15 26 (19.26%) Cisco
15 26 (19.26%) Citrix
15 26 (19.26%) Opscode Chef
16 25 (18.52%) ITIL
17 24 (17.78%) Perl
17 24 (17.78%) WAN
17 24 (17.78%) XenApp
17 24 (17.78%) MongoDB
18 23 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 28 (20.74%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.11%) nginx
4 12 (8.89%) IIS
4 12 (8.89%) Apache
5 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.67%) Lync
6 9 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (5.93%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.22%) JBoss
9 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.48%) Drupal
9 2 (1.48%) Jetty
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.48%) Node.js
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.63%) Office 365
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.48%) IaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Heroku
6 1 (0.74%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.48%) SAN
2 27 (20.00%) DNS
3 24 (17.78%) WAN
4 23 (17.04%) Firewall
5 22 (16.30%) LAN
6 17 (12.59%) LDAP
7 16 (11.85%) TCP/IP
8 14 (10.37%) VPN
9 8 (5.93%) SNMP
9 8 (5.93%) iSCSI
10 7 (5.19%) MRTG
10 7 (5.19%) Internet
10 7 (5.19%) DHCP
11 5 (3.70%) NAS
12 4 (2.96%) SSL
13 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.22%) VLAN
13 3 (2.22%) SMTP
13 3 (2.22%) Kerberos
14 2 (1.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.44%) MySQL
2 24 (17.78%) MongoDB
3 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.37%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.93%) Redis
6 7 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.22%) Big Data
10 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.89%) Subversion
2 12 (8.89%) Hudson
3 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (14.07%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Publishing
3 11 (8.15%) Games
4 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.44%) Marketing
6 4 (2.96%) Advertising
7 3 (2.22%) Law
7 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) Web Services
2 10 (7.41%) LAMP
3 9 (6.67%) .NET
4 7 (5.19%) XML
5 5 (3.70%) CSS
5 5 (3.70%) JSON
6 4 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.48%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.74%) Memcached
8 1 (0.74%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) EqualLogic
2 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.93%) Clustering
4 7 (5.19%) CESG
4 7 (5.19%) Digital Media
4 7 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.96%) Replication
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.96%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.22%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.48%) iDTV
9 2 (1.48%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.74%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (59.26%) Linux
2 75 (55.56%) Windows
3 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (23.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (20.74%) Ubuntu
6 23 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (10.37%) UNIX
8 13 (9.63%) Windows 7
8 13 (9.63%) Solaris
9 12 (8.89%) Debian
9 12 (8.89%) CentOS
10 8 (5.93%) Mac OS
11 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 6 (4.44%) Android
12 4 (2.96%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.74%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) DevOps
2 25 (18.52%) ITIL
3 18 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.41%) DRM
6 10 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.93%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.19%) Time Management
10 6 (4.44%) Change Management
10 6 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.70%) Service Management
12 4 (2.96%) Process Management
12 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.96%) Kanban
12 4 (2.96%) Information Assurance
13 3 (2.22%) Project Management
13 3 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.19%) Bash Shell
2 32 (23.70%) Ruby
2 32 (23.70%) Python
3 30 (22.22%) Java
4 27 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 24 (17.78%) Perl
6 17 (12.59%) SQL
7 15 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.67%) PHP
9 8 (5.93%) VBScript
10 6 (4.44%) Scala
11 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.96%) VB
13 3 (2.22%) Korn
14 2 (1.48%) Groovy
14 2 (1.48%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.48%) C-shell
15 1 (0.74%) sed
15 1 (0.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) MCSE
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.41%) MCP
3 10 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (6.67%) MCSA
5 7 (5.19%) MCITP
6 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.22%) CCNA
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.48%) OCP
8 2 (1.48%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) CCIE
9 1 (0.74%) CCA
9 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCSA
9 1 (0.74%) CCSE
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.78%) XenApp
4 16 (11.85%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.63%) Varnish
6 11 (8.15%) Docker
6 11 (8.15%) vSphere
7 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.96%) NFS
9 3 (2.22%) XenServer
9 3 (2.22%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.48%) Samba
11 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.74%) Xen
11 1 (0.74%) vCloud
11 1 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (31.11%) Puppet
2 26 (19.26%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (15.56%) SCOM
4 18 (13.33%) SCCM
5 16 (11.85%) Nagios
6 9 (6.67%) Ansible
7 7 (5.19%) Icinga
8 6 (4.44%) Graphite
8 6 (4.44%) logstash
9 5 (3.70%) WSUS
10 4 (2.96%) Legato
11 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
11 3 (2.22%) Cacti
11 3 (2.22%) SELinux
12 2 (1.48%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.48%) Salt
12 2 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (1.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (42.96%) VMware
2 34 (25.19%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.44%) Red Hat
4 26 (19.26%) Citrix
4 26 (19.26%) Cisco
5 14 (10.37%) Oracle
5 14 (10.37%) Dell
5 14 (10.37%) NetApp
6 13 (9.63%) EMC
7 8 (5.93%) HP
8 7 (5.19%) Rackspace
9 6 (4.44%) Juniper
9 6 (4.44%) F5
10 5 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.22%) Veeam
11 3 (2.22%) Symantec
12 2 (1.48%) Sophos
12 2 (1.48%) IronPort
12 2 (1.48%) Percona
12 2 (1.48%) Akamai
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 55000-80000 Per Annum 50-80K + Bonus + Training + High level role
Posted: 25 days ago