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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 536 459 493
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 77 158 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 152 102
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
38886 39658 42367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.87% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33086 32487 36434
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 9 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Croydon - 3 £55,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 147 (77.37%) Linux
2 104 (54.74%) Windows
3 89 (46.84%) Puppet
4 81 (42.63%) VMware
5 77 (40.53%) DevOps
6 76 (40.00%) Java
7 66 (34.74%) MySQL
8 65 (34.21%) Python
9 59 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (30.00%) Bash Shell
11 56 (29.47%) Red Hat
12 53 (27.89%) E-Commerce
13 50 (26.32%) Nagios
14 49 (25.79%) CentOS
15 44 (23.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 44 (23.16%) SAN
16 43 (22.63%) Perl
16 43 (22.63%) Opscode Chef
17 42 (22.11%) Firewall
18 40 (21.05%) Ruby
19 39 (20.53%) TCP/IP
20 38 (20.00%) Microsoft
21 37 (19.47%) SQL
22 36 (18.95%) Ubuntu
23 35 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
23 35 (18.42%) DNS
23 35 (18.42%) nginx
24 33 (17.37%) Cisco
25 31 (16.32%) SQL Server
26 29 (15.26%) Debian

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (18.42%) nginx
2 28 (14.74%) Apache
3 19 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 18 (9.47%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (8.95%) IIS
6 13 (6.84%) OpenStack
7 8 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.11%) Jetty
8 4 (2.11%) Confluence
9 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.05%) Drupal
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.05%) Lync
10 2 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 27 (14.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.26%) SoftLayer
3 8 (4.21%) PaaS
4 7 (3.68%) IaaS
5 5 (2.63%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.58%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (1.58%) SaaS
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.05%) Heroku
8 1 (0.53%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.53%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.16%) SAN
2 42 (22.11%) Firewall
3 39 (20.53%) TCP/IP
4 35 (18.42%) DNS
5 24 (12.63%) LDAP
5 24 (12.63%) VPN
6 21 (11.05%) NAS
7 18 (9.47%) HTTP
8 17 (8.95%) iSCSI
9 16 (8.42%) LAN
10 15 (7.89%) WAN
11 14 (7.37%) HTTPS
12 13 (6.84%) SNMP
13 12 (6.32%) SSH
14 11 (5.79%) MRTG
15 8 (4.21%) Internet
16 7 (3.68%) SSL
17 6 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
18 5 (2.63%) FTP
19 4 (2.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.74%) MySQL
2 31 (16.32%) SQL Server
3 29 (15.26%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (14.74%) NoSQL
5 24 (12.63%) MongoDB
6 13 (6.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.84%) Big Data
7 12 (6.32%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.79%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.79%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.11%) Informix
10 4 (2.11%) Redis
11 2 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (13.68%) Jenkins
2 21 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.00%) Subversion
4 18 (9.47%) JIRA
5 16 (8.42%) Hudson
6 11 (5.79%) Maven
6 11 (5.79%) Ant
7 4 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (11.58%) Publishing
2 16 (8.42%) Games
3 10 (5.26%) Finance
4 6 (3.16%) Advertising
4 6 (3.16%) Banking
5 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 5 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.11%) Web Services
2 18 (9.47%) LAMP
3 12 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (5.79%) Java EE
5 10 (5.26%) .NET
6 7 (3.68%) CSS
7 5 (2.63%) JSON
7 5 (2.63%) XML
8 4 (2.11%) Middleware
9 3 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.05%) J2EE
11 1 (0.53%) Memcached
11 1 (0.53%) MCollective
11 1 (0.53%) Symfony
11 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Open Source
3 11 (5.79%) CESG
4 9 (4.74%) Streaming Video
5 8 (4.21%) Replication
6 6 (3.16%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.63%) Clustering
8 4 (2.11%) iPad
8 4 (2.11%) HP StorageWorks
9 3 (1.58%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.53%) Social Media
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.53%) Equities
11 1 (0.53%) APACS
11 1 (0.53%) BBC
11 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.53%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 147 (77.37%) Linux
2 104 (54.74%) Windows
3 49 (25.79%) CentOS
4 44 (23.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (18.95%) Ubuntu
6 35 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (15.26%) Debian
8 25 (13.16%) UNIX
9 18 (9.47%) Solaris
10 11 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (4.21%) Windows 7
13 5 (2.63%) Windows XP
14 4 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.53%) SUSE
16 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (40.53%) DevOps
2 53 (27.89%) E-Commerce
3 26 (13.68%) Configuration Management
4 23 (12.11%) Load Balancing
5 16 (8.42%) Change Management
6 14 (7.37%) Time Management
6 14 (7.37%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (6.84%) ITIL
8 12 (6.32%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.79%) Performance Management
9 11 (5.79%) DRM
10 9 (4.74%) Project Management
11 8 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.68%) Service Management
13 6 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (2.63%) Market Research
14 5 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 76 (40.00%) Java
2 65 (34.21%) Python
3 57 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 43 (22.63%) Perl
5 40 (21.05%) Ruby
6 37 (19.47%) SQL
7 23 (12.11%) PHP
8 19 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.05%) C
11 2 (1.05%) VBScript
11 2 (1.05%) sed
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) AWK
12 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (6.84%) Degree
2 10 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.68%) CCNA
4 6 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.11%) CCNP
5 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.58%) MCP
6 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.05%) CCIE
7 2 (1.05%) MCSE
7 2 (1.05%) CCSA
7 2 (1.05%) CCSE
7 2 (1.05%) MCSM
7 2 (1.05%) VCAP
8 1 (0.53%) MCSD
8 1 (0.53%) OCP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 59 (31.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.11%) Active Directory
3 19 (10.00%) Varnish
4 16 (8.42%) Xen
5 14 (7.37%) XenServer
6 11 (5.79%) vSphere
7 10 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.16%) Docker
9 5 (2.63%) KVM
10 4 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.58%) Postfix
11 3 (1.58%) XenApp
11 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.53%) HDFS
13 1 (0.53%) LXC
13 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 89 (46.84%) Puppet
2 50 (26.32%) Nagios
3 43 (22.63%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (10.53%) ZABBIX
4 20 (10.53%) Salt
5 16 (8.42%) Ansible
6 15 (7.89%) Graphite
7 11 (5.79%) Icinga
8 10 (5.26%) Ganglia
9 9 (4.74%) SELinux
9 9 (4.74%) WSUS
10 7 (3.68%) SCCM
11 6 (3.16%) Cacti
12 5 (2.63%) SCOM
13 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
14 3 (1.58%) Pingdom
14 3 (1.58%) Legato
15 2 (1.05%) Zenoss
15 2 (1.05%) logstash
15 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 81 (42.63%) VMware
2 56 (29.47%) Red Hat
3 38 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 33 (17.37%) Cisco
5 25 (13.16%) Oracle
6 20 (10.53%) NetApp
7 18 (9.47%) F5
8 15 (7.89%) EMC
9 14 (7.37%) HP
10 11 (5.79%) Rackspace
11 8 (4.21%) Juniper
12 7 (3.68%) Sony
13 5 (2.63%) Akamai
13 5 (2.63%) Riverbed
13 5 (2.63%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.63%) Dell
14 4 (2.11%) Veritas
14 4 (2.11%) Symantec
14 4 (2.11%) Sybase
14 4 (2.11%) IBM
West London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Intuition IT Solutions
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