The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 526 564 564
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 50 74 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 61
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,928 £46,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
31653 39094 39509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 96.17% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26857 33652 33572
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 4 £82,500 +50.00% 1
Chiswick - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £75,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Senior Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 87 (81.31%) Linux
2 57 (53.27%) Windows
3 47 (43.93%) Windows Server
4 42 (39.25%) Puppet
5 37 (34.58%) CentOS
5 37 (34.58%) Python
6 36 (33.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (32.71%) Bash Shell
8 34 (31.78%) ITIL
8 34 (31.78%) VMware
9 33 (30.84%) Web Services
9 33 (30.84%) DNS
10 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
11 30 (28.04%) VPN
11 30 (28.04%) Apache
11 30 (28.04%) Red Hat
12 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (25.23%) Ruby
13 26 (24.30%) Firewall
13 26 (24.30%) Virtual Machines
14 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
15 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
16 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
17 22 (20.56%) Degree
18 21 (19.63%) Cisco
18 21 (19.63%) Project Management
19 20 (18.69%) Internet

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (28.04%) Apache
2 19 (17.76%) IIS
3 16 (14.95%) Hubot
4 15 (14.02%) Tomcat
5 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.67%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.80%) nginx
9 2 (1.87%) Drupal
9 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.93%) CMS
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.95%) Slack
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.61%) SaaS
6 3 (2.80%) Office 365
7 2 (1.87%) GitHub
7 2 (1.87%) IaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.93%) G Suite
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) PaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Route 53
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.84%) DNS
2 30 (28.04%) VPN
3 26 (24.30%) Firewall
4 20 (18.69%) Internet
5 17 (15.89%) HTTP
5 17 (15.89%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (14.02%) Intranet
7 14 (13.08%) WAN
8 13 (12.15%) LAN
9 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (8.41%) VLAN
10 8 (7.48%) LDAP
11 7 (6.54%) BGP
11 7 (6.54%) IGMP
11 7 (6.54%) Junos
11 7 (6.54%) OSPF
11 7 (6.54%) RIP
12 6 (5.61%) NAS
12 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
12 6 (5.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) MySQL
3 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.67%) GIS
4 5 (4.67%) Informix
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) Subversion
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (14.95%) Retail
2 13 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.74%) Finance
4 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.84%) Web Services
2 15 (14.02%) .NET
3 9 (8.41%) LAMP
4 4 (3.74%) Middleware
5 2 (1.87%) REST
6 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.35%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) AS400
6 1 (0.93%) Biology
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.93%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.93%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 87 (81.31%) Linux
2 57 (53.27%) Windows
3 47 (43.93%) Windows Server
4 37 (34.58%) CentOS
5 36 (33.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (15.89%) Ubuntu
9 16 (14.95%) Windows 7
10 13 (12.15%) Unix
11 10 (9.35%) Windows 10
12 5 (4.67%) Debian
12 5 (4.67%) Solaris
13 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
13 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (2.80%) AIX
15 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) ITIL
2 24 (22.43%) E-Commerce
3 21 (19.63%) Project Management
4 19 (17.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.89%) Incident Management
5 17 (15.89%) Open Source
6 16 (14.95%) ChatOps
7 15 (14.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (14.02%) MVC
8 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.15%) Service Management
9 11 (10.28%) Change Control
10 10 (9.35%) Asset Management
10 10 (9.35%) Feasibility Study
10 10 (9.35%) Network Architecture
11 8 (7.48%) DevOps
12 7 (6.54%) Business Continuity
12 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
13 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Management
14 5 (4.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) Python
2 35 (32.71%) Bash Shell
3 27 (25.23%) Ruby
4 15 (14.02%) C#
5 12 (11.21%) Perl
6 9 (8.41%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.61%) C
7 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.67%) Java
8 5 (4.67%) SQL
9 4 (3.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Korn
10 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) CCNA
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) MCITP
4 5 (4.67%) MCP
4 5 (4.67%) MCSE
5 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) CCDP
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (24.30%) Virtual Machines
2 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.89%) Docker
4 12 (11.21%) Active Directory
5 10 (9.35%) NFS
6 8 (7.48%) iptables
7 7 (6.54%) Squid
8 6 (5.61%) vSphere
9 5 (4.67%) KVM
9 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.67%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.80%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.80%) Xen
11 2 (1.87%) Varnish
11 2 (1.87%) XenServer
12 1 (0.93%) Firmware
12 1 (0.93%) Samba
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (39.25%) Puppet
2 15 (14.02%) Ansible
3 11 (10.28%) SCCM
4 10 (9.35%) AirWatch
4 10 (9.35%) Malwarebytes
4 10 (9.35%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (9.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 10 (9.35%) WSUS
5 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (6.54%) Casper Suite
7 3 (2.80%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.80%) Nagios
8 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) VMware
2 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.04%) Red Hat
4 21 (19.63%) Cisco
5 10 (9.35%) Avaya
5 10 (9.35%) CommVault
5 10 (9.35%) Forcepoint
5 10 (9.35%) Intel Security
6 7 (6.54%) Apple
7 6 (5.61%) Dell
7 6 (5.61%) Sophos
8 5 (4.67%) ESRI
8 5 (4.67%) Lumension
8 5 (4.67%) NetApp
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle
9 4 (3.74%) Veritas
10 3 (2.80%) BMC
11 2 (1.87%) Citrix
11 2 (1.87%) EMC
12 1 (0.93%) SAP
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £35,884 - 43,052 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
University of London
Salary: From £42,278 to £43,477 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago