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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 573 557 504
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 66 84 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 155
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £47,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £72,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +61 13 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £29,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (79.75%) Linux
2 60 (37.97%) Puppet
3 59 (37.34%) VMware
4 53 (33.54%) DevOps
5 51 (32.28%) Windows
6 50 (31.65%) Python
7 45 (28.48%) Finance
8 43 (27.22%) Unix
9 42 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (26.58%) Windows Server
10 40 (25.32%) Perl
10 40 (25.32%) Solaris
11 39 (24.68%) Bash Shell
12 37 (23.42%) DNS
13 32 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (18.99%) Hyper-V
15 28 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (17.09%) Data Centre
17 26 (16.46%) Red Hat
17 26 (16.46%) ITIL
18 25 (15.82%) Banking
19 24 (15.19%) MySQL
20 23 (14.56%) Clustering
20 23 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (13.92%) Git (software)
21 22 (13.92%) Firewall
21 22 (13.92%) Oracle
21 22 (13.92%) Active Directory
22 21 (13.29%) Cisco
22 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (9.49%) nginx
2 8 (5.06%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.43%) Apache
3 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.43%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.16%) IIS
4 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.90%) Lync
6 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.56%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.29%) IaaS
3 8 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.16%) Office 365
5 3 (1.90%) GitHub
5 3 (1.90%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) Joyent
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.42%) DNS
2 22 (13.92%) Firewall
3 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.66%) SAN
5 19 (12.03%) HTTP
6 15 (9.49%) DHCP
7 13 (8.23%) SMTP
8 12 (7.59%) SSL
8 12 (7.59%) WAN
9 11 (6.96%) VPN
10 10 (6.33%) VLAN
11 9 (5.70%) LAN
12 8 (5.06%) FTP
13 5 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (2.53%) Internet
14 4 (2.53%) SSH
15 2 (1.27%) BGP
15 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.27%) LDAP
15 2 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) MySQL
2 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.86%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.59%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.90%) Redis
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 18 (11.39%) Subversion
3 12 (7.59%) Hudson
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (28.48%) Finance
2 25 (15.82%) Banking
3 13 (8.23%) Law
4 12 (7.59%) Publishing
5 8 (5.06%) Games
6 7 (4.43%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.16%) Marketing
8 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.27%) Legal
9 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.63%) Back Office
10 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (5.70%) LAMP
3 6 (3.80%) Web Services
4 4 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.27%) Memcached
6 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.63%) CSS
6 1 (0.63%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.63%) WSH
6 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.56%) Clustering
3 13 (8.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (6.96%) Fintech
5 5 (3.16%) Replication
6 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.27%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Online Games
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (79.75%) Linux
2 51 (32.28%) Windows
3 43 (27.22%) Unix
4 42 (26.58%) Windows Server
5 40 (25.32%) Solaris
6 28 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (13.29%) AIX
8 17 (10.76%) CentOS
8 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (9.49%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.53%) Fedora
13 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.27%) SUSE
15 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.63%) Debian
15 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) DevOps
2 26 (16.46%) ITIL
3 19 (12.03%) Configuration Management
4 18 (11.39%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (10.76%) Load Balancing
6 16 (10.13%) High Availability
7 15 (9.49%) ERP
7 15 (9.49%) Open Source
8 14 (8.86%) Line Management
8 14 (8.86%) SDLC
9 12 (7.59%) Service Management
10 11 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.70%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.70%) Project Management
13 8 (5.06%) Build Automation
13 8 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (5.06%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.65%) Python
2 40 (25.32%) Perl
3 39 (24.68%) Bash Shell
4 21 (13.29%) Ruby
5 15 (9.49%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.86%) PHP
7 11 (6.96%) SQL
8 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.43%) Java
10 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.63%) AWK
11 1 (0.63%) Korn
11 1 (0.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) CCNA
1 8 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.43%) CCNP
2 7 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.16%) CCA
3 5 (3.16%) CCIE
3 5 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (3.16%) MCITP
3 5 (3.16%) MCP
3 5 (3.16%) MCSA
3 5 (3.16%) MCSE
3 5 (3.16%) MCTS
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.90%) Degree
4 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.27%) RHCE
5 2 (1.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) BS7799
System Software
1 42 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (18.99%) Hyper-V
3 22 (13.92%) Active Directory
4 20 (12.66%) KVM
4 20 (12.66%) vSphere
5 14 (8.86%) NFS
5 14 (8.86%) Varnish
5 14 (8.86%) Xen
6 13 (8.23%) Docker
7 6 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.80%) XenApp
8 5 (3.16%) XenServer
9 3 (1.90%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.90%) vCloud
10 2 (1.27%) iptables
10 2 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.63%) LXC
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (37.97%) Puppet
2 32 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (10.76%) Nagios
4 16 (10.13%) Ansible
5 7 (4.43%) SCCM
6 5 (3.16%) SCOM
7 4 (2.53%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.90%) CFEngine
8 3 (1.90%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.27%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.27%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.63%) Cacti
10 1 (0.63%) Graphite
10 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.63%) Salt
10 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (37.34%) VMware
2 26 (16.46%) Red Hat
3 22 (13.92%) Oracle
4 21 (13.29%) Cisco
5 18 (11.39%) NetApp
5 18 (11.39%) Veritas
6 15 (9.49%) EMC
7 13 (8.23%) Citrix
7 13 (8.23%) IBM
8 10 (6.33%) HP
9 7 (4.43%) Dell
9 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.53%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.53%) F5
10 4 (2.53%) Intel
10 4 (2.53%) Symantec
11 3 (1.90%) Sun
12 2 (1.27%) Brocade
12 2 (1.27%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.27%) Veeam
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