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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 572 598 555
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 53 69 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 119
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
37695 42483 46604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.64% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32773 35948 39098
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +55 6 £44,320 -11.36% 5
Bromley - 4 £33,750 -
Brentford - 3 £30,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £60,000 -
Hammersmith +4 1 £47,500 -40.62%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 84 (78.50%) Linux
2 54 (50.47%) VMware
3 45 (42.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (39.25%) Windows
5 38 (35.51%) Bash Shell
6 36 (33.64%) Puppet
6 36 (33.64%) CentOS
7 34 (31.78%) DNS
8 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
8 31 (28.97%) DevOps
9 29 (27.10%) Jenkins
9 29 (27.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (26.17%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (26.17%) Active Directory
11 27 (25.23%) Python
11 27 (25.23%) MySQL
12 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
12 25 (23.36%) LAMP
12 25 (23.36%) Nagios
13 24 (22.43%) Red Hat
13 24 (22.43%) TCP/IP
13 24 (22.43%) SAN
14 22 (20.56%) Ruby
14 22 (20.56%) Windows Server
15 21 (19.63%) Firewall
16 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (16.82%) Unix
19 17 (15.89%) Cisco
19 17 (15.89%) LDAP

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 15 (14.02%) Apache
2 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.41%) nginx
4 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.48%) OpenStack
5 7 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.61%) IIS
7 5 (4.67%) JBoss
8 4 (3.74%) Resin
8 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.80%) Confluence
9 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.87%) Drupal
10 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.08%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.80%) Revit
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.15%) Office 365
3 4 (3.74%) GitHub
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.80%) Google Apps
4 3 (2.80%) Route 53
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.87%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.78%) DNS
2 24 (22.43%) SAN
2 24 (22.43%) TCP/IP
3 21 (19.63%) Firewall
4 17 (15.89%) LDAP
5 14 (13.08%) DHCP
5 14 (13.08%) VPN
6 13 (12.15%) WAN
7 12 (11.21%) LAN
7 12 (11.21%) VLAN
8 10 (9.35%) iSCSI
9 9 (8.41%) Kerberos
9 9 (8.41%) OSPF
9 9 (8.41%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.67%) VoIP
11 4 (3.74%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.74%) NAS
11 4 (3.74%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) MySQL
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.41%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.74%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.80%) DB2
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) Aerospike
7 2 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (27.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.54%) GitLab
3 6 (5.61%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.61%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.67%) Maven
5 4 (3.74%) JIRA
5 4 (3.74%) Subversion
6 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.80%) Gradle
6 3 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Retail
3 8 (7.48%) Back Office
4 7 (6.54%) Marketing
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) LAMP
2 14 (13.08%) Web Services
3 7 (6.54%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (5.61%) ELK Stack
5 3 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.80%) REST
5 3 (2.80%) SOAP
6 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) Clustering
3 6 (5.61%) Fintech
3 6 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Replication
5 4 (3.74%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.87%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (78.50%) Linux
2 42 (39.25%) Windows
3 36 (33.64%) CentOS
4 29 (27.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (20.56%) Windows Server
6 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (16.82%) Unix
9 14 (13.08%) Ubuntu
10 11 (10.28%) Windows 7
11 9 (8.41%) Solaris
12 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
13 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
14 3 (2.80%) Android
14 3 (2.80%) Debian
14 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.93%) Fedora
16 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) DevOps
2 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
5 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.48%) High Availability
6 8 (7.48%) ITIL
7 7 (6.54%) Open Source
8 6 (5.61%) Migration
9 4 (3.74%) Password Management
9 4 (3.74%) Project Management
10 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.80%) Computer Security
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.80%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.80%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.80%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) Bash Shell
2 27 (25.23%) Python
3 22 (20.56%) Ruby
4 15 (14.02%) PHP
5 12 (11.21%) Perl
6 11 (10.28%) PowerShell
6 11 (10.28%) Shell Script
6 11 (10.28%) SQL
7 10 (9.35%) Java
8 3 (2.80%) VB
9 2 (1.87%) C
9 2 (1.87%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Go
10 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.67%) CCNA
5 3 (2.80%) MCITP
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) CCNP
6 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.93%) ACCA
7 1 (0.93%) CIMA
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) MCSA
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) BS7799
2 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) GAAP
System Software
1 45 (42.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (26.17%) Active Directory
3 15 (14.02%) vSphere
4 14 (13.08%) Docker
4 14 (13.08%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (12.15%) NFS
6 9 (8.41%) KVM
6 9 (8.41%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.48%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.74%) XenServer
9 3 (2.80%) Corosync
9 3 (2.80%) iptables
9 3 (2.80%) vCloud
10 2 (1.87%) Firmware
10 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.87%) VMFS
10 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 36 (33.64%) Puppet
2 25 (23.36%) Nagios
3 15 (14.02%) Ansible
3 15 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (11.21%) HAProxy
5 7 (6.54%) Cacti
5 7 (6.54%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.61%) Casper Suite
7 5 (4.67%) Check_MK
7 5 (4.67%) logstash
8 4 (3.74%) OSSEC
8 4 (3.74%) SELinux
8 4 (3.74%) WSUS
9 3 (2.80%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.80%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.80%) Malwarebytes
9 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.80%) Pacemaker
9 3 (2.80%) SCCM
9 3 (2.80%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) VMware
2 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.43%) Red Hat
4 17 (15.89%) Cisco
5 10 (9.35%) Citrix
6 7 (6.54%) EMC
7 6 (5.61%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.67%) Google
8 5 (4.67%) HP
8 5 (4.67%) IBM
8 5 (4.67%) Percona
9 4 (3.74%) Apple
9 4 (3.74%) ATG
9 4 (3.74%) Dell
9 4 (3.74%) Veeam
10 3 (2.80%) Adobe
10 3 (2.80%) Autodesk
10 3 (2.80%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.80%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.80%) Sophos
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Posted: 3 days ago
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