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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 518 483 533
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 116 123 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 107 110 98
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
City of London -5 13 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 192 (81.01%) Linux
2 127 (53.59%) Puppet
3 104 (43.88%) Windows
4 94 (39.66%) Ubuntu
5 90 (37.97%) VMware
6 86 (36.29%) CentOS
7 85 (35.86%) Opscode Chef
8 79 (33.33%) DevOps
9 78 (32.91%) Python
10 76 (32.07%) MySQL
11 74 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 69 (29.11%) Red Hat
13 66 (27.85%) Java
14 60 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
15 59 (24.89%) Bash Shell
16 58 (24.47%) SQL
17 55 (23.21%) Debian
18 53 (22.36%) Nagios
18 53 (22.36%) Perl
19 52 (21.94%) E-Commerce
20 51 (21.52%) DNS
20 51 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 47 (19.83%) Ruby
21 47 (19.83%) Firewall
22 43 (18.14%) SAN
22 43 (18.14%) Redis
23 42 (17.72%) LAMP
24 41 (17.30%) SQL Server
24 41 (17.30%) Web Services
24 41 (17.30%) nginx

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (17.30%) nginx
2 32 (13.50%) Apache
3 23 (9.70%) MS Exchange
4 17 (7.17%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (6.75%) IIS
6 15 (6.33%) Node.js
7 14 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.38%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.53%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.27%) Jetty
12 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.84%) Drupal
13 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.84%) CMS
13 2 (0.84%) Lync
14 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (4.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 60 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.17%) SaaS
3 6 (2.53%) Joyent
4 4 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.27%) IaaS
5 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.84%) Office 365
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) Heroku
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.52%) DNS
2 47 (19.83%) Firewall
3 43 (18.14%) SAN
4 38 (16.03%) TCP/IP
5 37 (15.61%) LAN
6 33 (13.92%) WAN
6 33 (13.92%) HTTP
7 25 (10.55%) VPN
8 24 (10.13%) SSH
9 22 (9.28%) LDAP
10 21 (8.86%) VLAN
11 18 (7.59%) HTTPS
12 17 (7.17%) NAS
13 16 (6.75%) SSL
14 15 (6.33%) VoIP
15 13 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (4.22%) DHCP
17 9 (3.80%) FTP
17 9 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (2.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.07%) MySQL
2 43 (18.14%) Redis
3 41 (17.30%) SQL Server
4 40 (16.88%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (11.81%) Big Data
6 23 (9.70%) NoSQL
7 18 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (7.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (6.75%) MongoDB
10 12 (5.06%) Hadoop
11 8 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.27%) MariaDB
14 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 40 (16.88%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.49%) Mercurial
4 7 (2.95%) JIRA
5 6 (2.53%) Hudson
5 6 (2.53%) Ant
5 6 (2.53%) Subversion
5 6 (2.53%) Maven
General
1 27 (11.39%) Games
2 12 (5.06%) Finance
3 9 (3.80%) Publishing
4 6 (2.53%) Advertising
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.72%) LAMP
2 41 (17.30%) Web Services
3 13 (5.49%) Sphinx
4 9 (3.80%) JSON
4 9 (3.80%) XML
4 9 (3.80%) CSS
5 8 (3.38%) Django
6 6 (2.53%) Java EE
7 5 (2.11%) .NET
8 4 (1.69%) Sensu
9 3 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.27%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.59%) Clustering
2 17 (7.17%) Replication
3 16 (6.75%) Open Source
4 14 (5.91%) Social Media
5 12 (5.06%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.11%) Online Games
7 4 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.27%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.27%) Equities
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) BBC
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 192 (81.01%) Linux
2 104 (43.88%) Windows
3 94 (39.66%) Ubuntu
4 86 (36.29%) CentOS
5 55 (23.21%) Debian
6 51 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (11.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (10.13%) UNIX
10 21 (8.86%) Solaris
11 16 (6.75%) Apple iOS
11 16 (6.75%) Android
12 14 (5.91%) FreeBSD
13 13 (5.49%) OpenBSD
14 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (2.53%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.53%) Windows 8
16 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.33%) DevOps
2 52 (21.94%) E-Commerce
3 38 (16.03%) Configuration Management
4 37 (15.61%) Load Balancing
5 19 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (7.59%) ITIL
6 18 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (5.49%) Network Design
8 12 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (5.06%) Data Protection
9 10 (4.22%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.80%) Project Management
11 8 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.95%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (2.95%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.95%) Information Security
12 7 (2.95%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.53%) Performance Management
14 5 (2.11%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.91%) Python
2 66 (27.85%) Java
3 59 (24.89%) Bash Shell
4 58 (24.47%) SQL
5 53 (22.36%) Perl
6 47 (19.83%) Ruby
7 35 (14.77%) PHP
8 16 (6.75%) Scala
9 10 (4.22%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.80%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.53%) C#
12 5 (2.11%) AWK
12 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.69%) VBScript
14 3 (1.27%) C
14 3 (1.27%) sed
15 1 (0.42%) Golang
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) Degree
2 19 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.59%) CCNA
3 18 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.49%) MCSA
5 8 (3.38%) RHCE
6 6 (2.53%) MCSE
7 4 (1.69%) PhD
8 2 (0.84%) MCP
8 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) MCTS
9 1 (0.42%) MCITP
9 1 (0.42%) MCSD
9 1 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) QA
2 11 (4.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (15.61%) Active Directory
3 31 (13.08%) Xen
4 16 (6.75%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.91%) KVM
6 7 (2.95%) vSphere
6 7 (2.95%) XenApp
7 6 (2.53%) Varnish
8 4 (1.69%) XenServer
8 4 (1.69%) Postfix
9 3 (1.27%) Docker
10 1 (0.42%) HDFS
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.42%) qmail
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 127 (53.59%) Puppet
2 85 (35.86%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (22.36%) Nagios
4 25 (10.55%) Salt
5 21 (8.86%) ZABBIX
6 20 (8.44%) logstash
7 17 (7.17%) Ansible
8 16 (6.75%) Cacti
9 9 (3.80%) Ganglia
10 6 (2.53%) Zenoss
10 6 (2.53%) HAProxy
11 5 (2.11%) SCOM
12 3 (1.27%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.84%) SCCM
13 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.42%) Scalr
14 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 90 (37.97%) VMware
2 69 (29.11%) Red Hat
3 23 (9.70%) Cisco
4 18 (7.59%) Oracle
5 15 (6.33%) HP
5 15 (6.33%) Citrix
5 15 (6.33%) Rackspace
6 12 (5.06%) Veeam
6 12 (5.06%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.64%) NetApp
8 8 (3.38%) SoftLayer
9 7 (2.95%) EMC
9 7 (2.95%) JBoss
10 4 (1.69%) Symantec
10 4 (1.69%) Sony
11 3 (1.27%) Reuters
11 3 (1.27%) IBM
11 3 (1.27%) Sun
12 2 (0.84%) Dell
12 2 (0.84%) Venda
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Amnesty International
Salary: £43,812 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago