The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 537 515 533
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 123 101 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 123 92 97
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
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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
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City of London -30 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Twickenham - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 235 (85.14%) Linux
2 143 (51.81%) Puppet
3 130 (47.10%) VMware
4 120 (43.48%) Windows
5 101 (36.59%) Apache
6 99 (35.87%) MySQL
7 95 (34.42%) Opscode Chef
8 85 (30.80%) Ubuntu
9 81 (29.35%) CentOS
10 80 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (28.99%) Red Hat
11 78 (28.26%) Active Directory
12 71 (25.72%) Firewall
13 69 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 68 (24.64%) MS Exchange
15 67 (24.28%) Bash Shell
16 66 (23.91%) PHP
16 66 (23.91%) UNIX
17 61 (22.10%) DNS
18 60 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (21.38%) Python
19 59 (21.38%) SAN
20 56 (20.29%) TCP/IP
20 56 (20.29%) Ruby
21 54 (19.57%) SQL
22 52 (18.84%) Java
22 52 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 51 (18.48%) Debian
24 50 (18.12%) Finance
25 49 (17.75%) Perl

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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
1 101 (36.59%) Apache
2 68 (24.64%) MS Exchange
3 39 (14.13%) nginx
4 38 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (12.68%) IIS
6 31 (11.23%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (7.97%) Tomcat
7 22 (7.97%) SharePoint
8 21 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (3.99%) Confluence
11 11 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (3.62%) Node.js
13 7 (2.54%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (2.54%) Drupal
13 7 (2.54%) Umbraco
13 7 (2.54%) WordPress
13 7 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Summit
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.16%) Joyent
3 15 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (5.07%) Amazon S3
4 14 (5.07%) SaaS
5 12 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.90%) GitHub
7 4 (1.45%) Office 365
8 3 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.72%) Route 53
10 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (25.72%) Firewall
2 61 (22.10%) DNS
3 59 (21.38%) SAN
4 56 (20.29%) TCP/IP
5 29 (10.51%) LDAP
6 27 (9.78%) DHCP
6 27 (9.78%) VPN
7 24 (8.70%) HTTP
8 23 (8.33%) NAS
9 21 (7.61%) LAN
10 20 (7.25%) WAN
10 20 (7.25%) VLAN
11 15 (5.43%) VoIP
12 14 (5.07%) Ethernet
13 13 (4.71%) Internet
13 13 (4.71%) iSCSI
14 12 (4.35%) VRRP
15 11 (3.99%) SSL
16 8 (2.90%) SMTP
17 6 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (35.87%) MySQL
2 46 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 44 (15.94%) Redis
4 32 (11.59%) MongoDB
5 29 (10.51%) NoSQL
6 28 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 19 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (3.62%) Big Data
11 7 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 35 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.97%) Subversion
4 11 (3.99%) JIRA
5 6 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.17%) FishEye
6 4 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (18.12%) Finance
2 38 (13.77%) Games
3 13 (4.71%) Retail
4 7 (2.54%) Banking
5 5 (1.81%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) Marketing
6 4 (1.45%) Front Office
6 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.23%) Web Services
2 28 (10.14%) LAMP
3 18 (6.52%) XML
4 17 (6.16%) CSS
4 17 (6.16%) JSON
5 16 (5.80%) .NET
6 13 (4.71%) Django
6 13 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.81%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.81%) Lucene
9 4 (1.45%) Sphinx
9 4 (1.45%) HTML
10 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.72%) OSGi
11 1 (0.36%) Spring
11 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.36%) COM
11 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.78%) Clustering
2 26 (9.42%) Open Source
3 17 (6.16%) Blackberry
4 16 (5.80%) Social Media
5 12 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 12 (4.35%) EqualLogic
6 11 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.26%) Replication
8 8 (2.90%) Blog
9 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.81%) Online Games
10 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.09%) iPad
11 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 235 (85.14%) Linux
2 120 (43.48%) Windows
3 85 (30.80%) Ubuntu
4 81 (29.35%) CentOS
5 69 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (23.91%) UNIX
7 52 (18.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (18.48%) Debian
9 48 (17.39%) Solaris
10 26 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (7.61%) Windows 7
12 20 (7.25%) Apple iOS
12 20 (7.25%) Android
13 17 (6.16%) Windows XP
14 15 (5.43%) Windows Vista
15 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (3.99%) FreeBSD
17 4 (1.45%) AIX
17 4 (1.45%) SUSE
17 4 (1.45%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.68%) E-Commerce
2 34 (12.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (11.23%) ITIL
4 29 (10.51%) Load Balancing
5 22 (7.97%) Configuration Management
6 19 (6.88%) Release Management
7 16 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.35%) Build Automation
8 12 (4.35%) Low Latency
9 11 (3.99%) Project Management
10 10 (3.62%) Computer Architecture
11 9 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (2.90%) User Experience Design
12 8 (2.90%) Scrum
12 8 (2.90%) B2B
12 8 (2.90%) Network Design
13 7 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.54%) Business Continuity
14 6 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (1.81%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.28%) Bash Shell
2 66 (23.91%) PHP
3 59 (21.38%) Python
4 56 (20.29%) Ruby
5 54 (19.57%) SQL
6 52 (18.84%) Java
7 49 (17.75%) Perl
8 44 (15.94%) Shell Script
9 41 (14.86%) PowerShell
10 26 (9.42%) VBScript
11 20 (7.25%) Scala
12 17 (6.16%) JavaScript
13 12 (4.35%) Bourne shell
14 6 (2.17%) Clojure
15 5 (1.81%) AWK
16 3 (1.09%) VB
17 1 (0.36%) C
17 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (6.52%) CCNA
3 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.80%) RHCE
5 14 (5.07%) CCNP
6 13 (4.71%) Degree
7 11 (3.99%) MCSE
8 6 (2.17%) MCSA
9 4 (1.45%) CCSA
9 4 (1.45%) CCSE
9 4 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.45%) VCAP
9 4 (1.45%) MCSM
10 3 (1.09%) MCITP
11 2 (0.72%) MCTS
12 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 28 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 28 (10.14%) KVM
4 26 (9.42%) vSphere
5 23 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.16%) Xen
7 15 (5.43%) NFS
8 13 (4.71%) VMware ESX
9 12 (4.35%) XenApp
10 9 (3.26%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.09%) XenServer
11 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.72%) Snort
12 2 (0.72%) Postfix
12 2 (0.72%) RHEV
12 2 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 143 (51.81%) Puppet
2 95 (34.42%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (10.14%) Nagios
4 13 (4.71%) HAProxy
5 11 (3.99%) SCCM
6 10 (3.62%) Backup Exec
6 10 (3.62%) ZABBIX
6 10 (3.62%) Cacti
6 10 (3.62%) CFEngine
7 7 (2.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.17%) Ansible
9 4 (1.45%) WSUS
10 3 (1.09%) SCOM
10 3 (1.09%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.72%) OpenNMS
12 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.36%) Scalr
12 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 130 (47.10%) VMware
2 80 (28.99%) Red Hat
3 40 (14.49%) Cisco
4 36 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 20 (7.25%) Rackspace
6 18 (6.52%) HP
6 18 (6.52%) Oracle
7 16 (5.80%) Citrix
8 11 (3.99%) JBoss
9 10 (3.62%) NetApp
9 10 (3.62%) Symantec
10 9 (3.26%) Veritas
11 8 (2.90%) IBM
11 8 (2.90%) Facebook
11 8 (2.90%) Twitter
12 7 (2.54%) Sitecore
12 7 (2.54%) EMC
13 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.45%) Splunk
14 4 (1.45%) Intel
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
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Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Stock Options
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Share options, pension, vouchers
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