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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 570 529 502
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 58 124 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 116 104
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
41387 45218 41435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.48% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35090 38008 34671
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 £75,000
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 29 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 29 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 +29 13 £51,250 +2.50%
Hammersmith - 3 £80,000 -
Feltham - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 71 (55.47%) Linux
2 70 (54.69%) Windows
3 56 (43.75%) VMware
4 43 (33.59%) Active Directory
5 38 (29.69%) Puppet
6 37 (28.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (25.78%) Bash Shell
8 33 (25.78%) Python
9 32 (25.00%) Ruby
10 31 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (24.22%) DevOps
11 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
12 29 (22.66%) SAN
13 28 (21.88%) PowerShell
13 28 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (21.09%) Citrix
15 25 (19.53%) XenApp
15 25 (19.53%) Ubuntu
16 24 (18.75%) DNS
16 24 (18.75%) MySQL
16 24 (18.75%) Red Hat
17 23 (17.97%) Java
18 22 (17.19%) ITIL
18 22 (17.19%) SCOM
18 22 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
19 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
19 21 (16.41%) WAN
19 21 (16.41%) Jenkins

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 21 (16.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.28%) nginx
2 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.38%) IIS
4 11 (8.59%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.59%) Lync
5 10 (7.81%) Apache
6 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
6 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.69%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.91%) Node.js
8 5 (3.91%) Jetty
8 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.34%) JBoss
10 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.72%) Office 365
3 9 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.66%) SAN
2 24 (18.75%) DNS
3 21 (16.41%) WAN
4 19 (14.84%) LAN
5 14 (10.94%) Firewall
6 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.59%) LDAP
8 8 (6.25%) DHCP
8 8 (6.25%) VPN
9 6 (4.69%) Internet
10 5 (3.91%) SNMP
11 4 (3.13%) SSH
11 4 (3.13%) VLAN
11 4 (3.13%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.13%) NAS
11 4 (3.13%) MRTG
12 3 (2.34%) SSL
12 3 (2.34%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.56%) HTTP
13 2 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) MySQL
2 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
4 15 (11.72%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.81%) Redis
6 6 (4.69%) Big Data
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
1 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.72%) Hudson
3 11 (8.59%) Subversion
4 5 (3.91%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Publishing
3 11 (8.59%) Games
4 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.91%) Marketing
6 4 (3.13%) Advertising
6 4 (3.13%) Back Office
7 3 (2.34%) Law
8 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) .NET
2 9 (7.03%) Web Services
2 9 (7.03%) LAMP
3 8 (6.25%) XML
4 5 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (3.91%) Play Framework
5 3 (2.34%) JSON
5 3 (2.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) EqualLogic
2 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.47%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.69%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.69%) Replication
4 6 (4.69%) Clustering
5 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.91%) Semantic Web
6 4 (3.13%) CESG
7 3 (2.34%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.34%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.56%) iDTV
9 1 (0.78%) DTV
9 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.78%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.47%) Linux
2 70 (54.69%) Windows
3 37 (28.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (19.53%) Ubuntu
6 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (12.50%) UNIX
8 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
9 11 (8.59%) Solaris
10 10 (7.81%) Mac OS
11 9 (7.03%) Debian
12 8 (6.25%) CentOS
13 5 (3.91%) Android
13 5 (3.91%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.34%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.78%) Fedora
16 1 (0.78%) AIX
16 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) DevOps
2 22 (17.19%) ITIL
3 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.59%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.81%) Load Balancing
7 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.47%) DRM
9 6 (4.69%) Kanban
9 6 (4.69%) Change Management
10 5 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (3.91%) Scrum
10 5 (3.91%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.91%) Web Development
11 4 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.13%) Service Management
11 4 (3.13%) Time Management
11 4 (3.13%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) Python
1 33 (25.78%) Bash Shell
2 32 (25.00%) Ruby
3 28 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 23 (17.97%) Java
5 18 (14.06%) Perl
5 18 (14.06%) SQL
6 11 (8.59%) VBScript
6 11 (8.59%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.25%) PHP
8 5 (3.91%) VB
8 5 (3.91%) Scala
8 5 (3.91%) Groovy
9 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.56%) Korn
10 2 (1.56%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) Degree
2 10 (7.81%) MCSE
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.03%) MCP
3 9 (7.03%) MCSA
3 9 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.47%) MCITP
5 4 (3.13%) CCNA
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) MCTS
7 1 (0.78%) OCP
7 1 (0.78%) CCA
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
1 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (33.59%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (19.53%) XenApp
4 15 (11.72%) Varnish
5 13 (10.16%) VMware ESX
6 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
7 11 (8.59%) Docker
8 9 (7.03%) vSphere
9 6 (4.69%) VirtualBox
10 3 (2.34%) NFS
10 3 (2.34%) Xen
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (1.56%) KVM
12 1 (0.78%) vCloud
12 1 (0.78%) GPFS
12 1 (0.78%) LXC
12 1 (0.78%) iptables
12 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (29.69%) Puppet
2 28 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (17.19%) SCOM
4 19 (14.84%) SCCM
5 12 (9.38%) Ansible
6 10 (7.81%) Nagios
7 6 (4.69%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.91%) logstash
8 5 (3.91%) Graphite
8 5 (3.91%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.13%) Icinga
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (2.34%) Legato
11 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.56%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.56%) WSUS
11 2 (1.56%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.56%) Cacti
11 2 (1.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (43.75%) VMware
2 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.09%) Citrix
4 24 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 20 (15.63%) Cisco
6 15 (11.72%) Dell
7 11 (8.59%) EMC
7 11 (8.59%) NetApp
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle
9 7 (5.47%) HP
10 6 (4.69%) Rackspace
11 4 (3.13%) F5
11 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.13%) Juniper
12 3 (2.34%) IBM
12 3 (2.34%) Symantec
13 2 (1.56%) Sophos
13 2 (1.56%) IronPort
13 2 (1.56%) Veeam
13 2 (1.56%) Percona
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago