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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 563 530 491
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 49 116 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 108 104
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £60,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
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
40376 43976 41848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.15% 93.53% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34392 36762 35111
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +28 10 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Feltham - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (54.95%) Windows
2 60 (54.05%) Linux
3 52 (46.85%) VMware
4 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 35 (31.53%) Puppet
6 30 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (26.13%) Python
8 28 (25.23%) Bash Shell
8 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (24.32%) DevOps
9 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (24.32%) Citrix
10 23 (20.72%) PowerShell
10 23 (20.72%) XenApp
10 23 (20.72%) Ruby
10 23 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
12 20 (18.02%) SAN
12 20 (18.02%) Finance
12 20 (18.02%) ITIL
13 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
13 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
14 18 (16.22%) DNS
14 18 (16.22%) Cisco
14 18 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (15.32%) MS Exchange
15 17 (15.32%) Configuration Management
16 16 (14.41%) WAN
16 16 (14.41%) SCOM

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.71%) nginx
2 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.81%) IIS
4 11 (9.91%) Apache
5 10 (9.01%) Lync
6 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
8 6 (5.41%) OpenStack
9 5 (4.50%) Jetty
9 5 (4.50%) Node.js
10 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.90%) Drupal
12 1 (0.90%) JBoss
12 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.90%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.71%) Office 365
3 10 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.50%) IaaS
5 5 (4.50%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) SAN
2 18 (16.22%) DNS
3 16 (14.41%) WAN
4 14 (12.61%) LAN
5 13 (11.71%) Firewall
6 9 (8.11%) DHCP
7 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.41%) Internet
7 6 (5.41%) VLAN
8 4 (3.60%) SSH
9 3 (2.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.80%) NAS
10 2 (1.80%) HTTP
10 2 (1.80%) VoIP
11 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.90%) SNMP
11 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) MySQL
3 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.31%) Big Data
6 6 (5.41%) Redis
7 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.81%) Hudson
4 7 (6.31%) Subversion
5 5 (4.50%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Games
3 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.31%) Publishing
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 4 (3.60%) Back Office
5 4 (3.60%) Law
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) Web Services
3 7 (6.31%) LAMP
4 6 (5.41%) XML
5 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (4.50%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.90%) JSON
7 1 (0.90%) CSS
7 1 (0.90%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) EqualLogic
2 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Replication
3 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.50%) Semantic Web
4 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.60%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.80%) DTV
8 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.90%) Online Games
8 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.90%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (54.95%) Windows
2 60 (54.05%) Linux
3 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (13.51%) Ubuntu
7 12 (10.81%) UNIX
8 8 (7.21%) Mac OS
9 7 (6.31%) CentOS
10 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.50%) Solaris
12 4 (3.60%) Debian
13 3 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.80%) AIX
14 2 (1.80%) HPUX
15 1 (0.90%) Fedora
15 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.32%) DevOps
2 20 (18.02%) ITIL
3 17 (15.32%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.31%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.41%) Kanban
10 5 (4.50%) Change Management
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.50%) Web Development
10 5 (4.50%) Scrum
10 5 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.70%) ERP
11 3 (2.70%) Project Management
11 3 (2.70%) Service Management
11 3 (2.70%) Open Source
11 3 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) Python
2 28 (25.23%) Bash Shell
3 23 (20.72%) Ruby
3 23 (20.72%) PowerShell
4 15 (13.51%) Perl
5 14 (12.61%) SQL
6 13 (11.71%) Java
7 9 (8.11%) VBScript
8 8 (7.21%) PHP
9 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.50%) Groovy
11 4 (3.60%) VB
12 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.21%) MCSE
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.31%) MCSA
4 7 (6.31%) MCP
5 5 (4.50%) CCNA
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.50%) MCITP
6 2 (1.80%) MCTS
6 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) CCA
6 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 1 (0.90%) CCIE
7 1 (0.90%) OCP
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
1 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.72%) XenApp
4 12 (10.81%) Varnish
5 9 (8.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.21%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.21%) Docker
7 6 (5.41%) VirtualBox
8 5 (4.50%) vSphere
8 5 (4.50%) Xen
8 5 (4.50%) KVM
9 2 (1.80%) iptables
9 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.90%) NFS
10 1 (0.90%) vCloud
10 1 (0.90%) GPFS
10 1 (0.90%) LXC
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (31.53%) Puppet
2 23 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.41%) SCOM
4 15 (13.51%) Ansible
5 13 (11.71%) SCCM
6 6 (5.41%) Vagrant
6 6 (5.41%) Nagios
7 5 (4.50%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.80%) WSUS
9 2 (1.80%) Cacti
9 2 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) VMware
2 27 (24.32%) Citrix
3 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
5 18 (16.22%) Cisco
6 12 (10.81%) Dell
7 9 (8.11%) Oracle
7 9 (8.11%) NetApp
8 7 (6.31%) HP
9 5 (4.50%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.60%) EMC
10 4 (3.60%) Juniper
11 2 (1.80%) Avaya
11 2 (1.80%) Symantec
11 2 (1.80%) McAfee
11 2 (1.80%) SAP
11 2 (1.80%) Percona
11 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.80%) Isilon
11 2 (1.80%) F5
North West London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Salary: Annual salary plus benefit package
Posted: 15 days ago