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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 501 503 494
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 114 117 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 94 109 102
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 £45,000 £41,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
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
42416 42167 44994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.81% 93.93% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35749 35452 38742
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -1 18 £57,500 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 184 (77.97%) Linux
2 119 (50.42%) Puppet
3 115 (48.73%) Windows
4 87 (36.86%) VMware
5 83 (35.17%) Python
6 79 (33.47%) CentOS
7 77 (32.63%) Opscode Chef
7 77 (32.63%) DevOps
8 75 (31.78%) Ubuntu
9 68 (28.81%) Java
10 67 (28.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (27.54%) MySQL
12 64 (27.12%) Red Hat
13 63 (26.69%) Bash Shell
14 61 (25.85%) SQL
15 59 (25.00%) E-Commerce
16 54 (22.88%) Nagios
17 53 (22.46%) DNS
18 51 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (21.19%) Perl
19 50 (21.19%) SQL Server
19 50 (21.19%) Ruby
20 48 (20.34%) Debian
21 47 (19.92%) SAN
22 44 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 44 (18.64%) nginx
23 42 (17.80%) TCP/IP
24 39 (16.53%) Web Services
24 39 (16.53%) PostgreSQL
24 39 (16.53%) Jenkins

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 44 (18.64%) nginx
2 24 (10.17%) IIS
2 24 (10.17%) Apache
3 17 (7.20%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.66%) OpenStack
5 11 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.24%) Node.js
7 7 (2.97%) JBoss
8 6 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.69%) Jetty
11 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.85%) Drupal
12 2 (0.85%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.85%) Lync
12 2 (0.85%) CMS
13 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.93%) SaaS
3 4 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.27%) IaaS
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Heroku
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.46%) DNS
2 47 (19.92%) SAN
3 42 (17.80%) TCP/IP
4 38 (16.10%) Firewall
5 34 (14.41%) HTTP
6 27 (11.44%) SSH
7 25 (10.59%) LAN
8 23 (9.75%) HTTPS
9 21 (8.90%) WAN
10 20 (8.47%) VPN
10 20 (8.47%) NAS
11 14 (5.93%) SSL
12 13 (5.51%) VLAN
13 12 (5.08%) LDAP
14 11 (4.66%) VoIP
15 10 (4.24%) FTP
15 10 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.39%) DHCP
17 7 (2.97%) Internet
18 6 (2.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (27.54%) MySQL
2 50 (21.19%) SQL Server
3 39 (16.53%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (11.02%) Redis
5 25 (10.59%) Big Data
5 25 (10.59%) NoSQL
6 20 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (5.93%) Hadoop
8 13 (5.51%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (4.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (3.81%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.27%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 39 (16.53%) Jenkins
2 24 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.51%) Subversion
3 13 (5.51%) JIRA
4 12 (5.08%) Hudson
5 11 (4.66%) Ant
5 11 (4.66%) Maven
6 8 (3.39%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (9.32%) Games
2 14 (5.93%) Publishing
3 6 (2.54%) Advertising
3 6 (2.54%) Banking
3 6 (2.54%) Finance
4 5 (2.12%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 2 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.53%) Web Services
2 32 (13.56%) LAMP
3 11 (4.66%) Java EE
4 8 (3.39%) Sphinx
4 8 (3.39%) .NET
5 4 (1.69%) CSS
5 4 (1.69%) Middleware
5 4 (1.69%) XML
5 4 (1.69%) Sensu
5 4 (1.69%) JSON
6 3 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.27%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.85%) Django
8 1 (0.42%) Symfony
8 1 (0.42%) J2EE
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.78%) Open Source
2 14 (5.93%) Replication
3 13 (5.51%) Clustering
4 9 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.81%) Social Media
5 5 (2.12%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.27%) Equities
7 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Online Games
9 1 (0.42%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 184 (77.97%) Linux
2 115 (48.73%) Windows
3 79 (33.47%) CentOS
4 75 (31.78%) Ubuntu
5 48 (20.34%) Debian
6 44 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (13.14%) UNIX
9 23 (9.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (8.05%) Solaris
11 16 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.24%) Apple iOS
12 10 (4.24%) Android
13 8 (3.39%) OpenBSD
13 8 (3.39%) FreeBSD
14 7 (2.97%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.54%) Windows 8
16 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.63%) DevOps
2 59 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 37 (15.68%) Configuration Management
4 30 (12.71%) Load Balancing
5 21 (8.90%) ITIL
6 15 (6.36%) Change Management
7 14 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.51%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.08%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.66%) Project Management
10 11 (4.66%) Performance Management
10 11 (4.66%) Network Design
10 11 (4.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (3.81%) Data Protection
11 9 (3.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.39%) Incident Management
13 7 (2.97%) Information Security
13 7 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.17%) Python
2 68 (28.81%) Java
3 63 (26.69%) Bash Shell
4 61 (25.85%) SQL
5 50 (21.19%) Perl
5 50 (21.19%) Ruby
6 29 (12.29%) PHP
7 11 (4.66%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.24%) Scala
9 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.54%) C#
10 4 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.69%) VBScript
11 3 (1.27%) C
11 3 (1.27%) sed
12 1 (0.42%) Golang
12 1 (0.42%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (8.05%) Degree
2 17 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (6.78%) CCNA
4 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.24%) MCSA
6 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.27%) PhD
7 3 (1.27%) RHCE
8 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) CCNP
8 2 (0.85%) MCP
8 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.42%) MCTS
9 1 (0.42%) MCITP
9 1 (0.42%) MCSD
9 1 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.51%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.24%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (28.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (13.98%) Active Directory
3 31 (13.14%) Xen
4 13 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.51%) Varnish
5 9 (3.81%) KVM
6 7 (2.97%) vSphere
7 6 (2.54%) XenServer
8 5 (2.12%) Postfix
9 4 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.27%) Docker
10 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.85%) XenApp
12 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.42%) HDFS
12 1 (0.42%) Firmware
12 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.42%) qmail
Systems Management
1 119 (50.42%) Puppet
2 77 (32.63%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (22.88%) Nagios
4 31 (13.14%) Salt
5 22 (9.32%) Ansible
5 22 (9.32%) ZABBIX
6 15 (6.36%) logstash
7 11 (4.66%) Cacti
7 11 (4.66%) Ganglia
8 7 (2.97%) Zenoss
9 5 (2.12%) SCOM
9 5 (2.12%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.27%) SCCM
12 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.85%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.42%) YUM
Vendors
1 87 (36.86%) VMware
2 64 (27.12%) Red Hat
3 22 (9.32%) Cisco
4 19 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.63%) Oracle
6 16 (6.78%) HP
7 11 (4.66%) SoftLayer
8 10 (4.24%) EMC
9 9 (3.81%) Citrix
9 9 (3.81%) Rackspace
9 9 (3.81%) Veeam
10 8 (3.39%) NetApp
11 7 (2.97%) Sony
12 6 (2.54%) F5
13 5 (2.12%) Symantec
14 4 (1.69%) Veritas
14 4 (1.69%) Sun
15 3 (1.27%) IBM
15 3 (1.27%) Reuters
15 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, BUPA
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum + £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Greenwich , London
University of Greenwich
Salary: £37,394 to £45,954 plus £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago