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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 557 555 537
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 59 115 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 111 88
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,425
% change year-on-year
- +27.02%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 May 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 May 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 +45 15 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Hammersmith - 3 £80,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Southwark - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (60.14%) Linux
2 84 (58.74%) Windows
3 64 (44.76%) VMware
4 45 (31.47%) Red Hat
5 43 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (29.37%) Puppet
7 41 (28.67%) Microsoft
8 40 (27.97%) MySQL
9 38 (26.57%) Active Directory
10 37 (25.87%) Java
10 37 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (23.78%) MS Exchange
11 34 (23.78%) SAN
11 34 (23.78%) DevOps
12 32 (22.38%) Bash Shell
12 32 (22.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (21.68%) Firewall
13 31 (21.68%) Cisco
14 29 (20.28%) DNS
14 29 (20.28%) WAN
14 29 (20.28%) MongoDB
15 28 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (19.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (19.58%) Ubuntu
16 27 (18.88%) LAN
16 27 (18.88%) Perl
17 26 (18.18%) ITIL
17 26 (18.18%) Python
17 26 (18.18%) Ruby
18 25 (17.48%) PowerShell

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.89%) Apache
4 12 (8.39%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.39%) nginx
5 11 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 11 (7.69%) IIS
6 10 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (5.59%) Lync
7 8 (5.59%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.40%) JBoss
9 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.39%) Office 365
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.80%) PaaS
4 4 (2.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Heroku
5 1 (0.70%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.78%) SAN
2 31 (21.68%) Firewall
3 29 (20.28%) DNS
3 29 (20.28%) WAN
4 27 (18.88%) LAN
5 24 (16.78%) LDAP
6 22 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 20 (13.99%) VPN
8 13 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 13 (9.09%) SNMP
9 12 (8.39%) MRTG
10 7 (4.90%) DHCP
11 6 (4.20%) NAS
12 5 (3.50%) Internet
12 5 (3.50%) SSL
13 4 (2.80%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.80%) VLAN
14 3 (2.10%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.10%) HTTP
14 3 (2.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.97%) MySQL
2 29 (20.28%) MongoDB
3 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (4.20%) Redis
7 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) Big Data
10 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Git (software)
1 17 (11.89%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.69%) Subversion
3 9 (6.29%) Hudson
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Publishing
3 9 (6.29%) Games
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 5 (3.50%) Advertising
6 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.40%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) Web Services
2 10 (6.99%) LAMP
2 10 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (4.20%) .NET
3 6 (4.20%) XML
3 6 (4.20%) CSS
3 6 (4.20%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) MCollective
4 1 (0.70%) Memcached
4 1 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
1 12 (8.39%) CESG
2 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) EqualLogic
3 9 (6.29%) Clustering
4 8 (5.59%) Streaming Video
5 7 (4.90%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.20%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.50%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.80%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.10%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.40%) iDTV
10 2 (1.40%) Replication
11 1 (0.70%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.70%) APACS
11 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.14%) Linux
2 84 (58.74%) Windows
3 43 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (22.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (19.58%) Ubuntu
6 18 (12.59%) CentOS
7 15 (10.49%) Windows 7
7 15 (10.49%) Solaris
8 14 (9.79%) Debian
9 13 (9.09%) UNIX
10 7 (4.90%) Mac OS
11 6 (4.20%) Android
11 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.70%) Fedora
13 1 (0.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.78%) DevOps
2 26 (18.18%) ITIL
3 18 (12.59%) E-Commerce
4 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
4 17 (11.89%) Load Balancing
5 14 (9.79%) DRM
6 12 (8.39%) Time Management
6 12 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.20%) Service Management
10 6 (4.20%) Change Management
11 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.50%) Process Management
12 4 (2.80%) Project Management
12 4 (2.80%) Information Assurance
12 4 (2.80%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (2.10%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.87%) Java
2 32 (22.38%) Bash Shell
3 27 (18.88%) Perl
4 26 (18.18%) Python
4 26 (18.18%) Ruby
5 25 (17.48%) PowerShell
6 17 (11.89%) SQL
7 15 (10.49%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.99%) PHP
9 7 (4.90%) VBScript
10 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.20%) Scala
11 3 (2.10%) Korn
11 3 (2.10%) VB
12 2 (1.40%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.40%) C-shell
13 1 (0.70%) sed
13 1 (0.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Degree
2 12 (8.39%) MCSE
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (7.69%) MCP
4 9 (6.29%) MCSA
5 7 (4.90%) MCITP
6 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.10%) CCNP
7 3 (2.10%) CCNA
8 2 (1.40%) CCIE
8 2 (1.40%) OCP
8 2 (1.40%) CCSA
8 2 (1.40%) CCSE
8 2 (1.40%) VCAP
8 2 (1.40%) MCSM
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
9 1 (0.70%) CCA
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (26.57%) Active Directory
2 37 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.08%) XenApp
4 19 (13.29%) VMware ESX
5 12 (8.39%) vSphere
6 10 (6.99%) Varnish
7 9 (6.29%) Docker
7 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.59%) XenServer
9 4 (2.80%) NFS
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.40%) Samba
10 2 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.70%) LXC
11 1 (0.70%) GPFS
11 1 (0.70%) KVM
11 1 (0.70%) vCloud
11 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (29.37%) Puppet
2 20 (13.99%) Nagios
2 20 (13.99%) SCOM
2 20 (13.99%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (12.59%) SCCM
4 12 (8.39%) Icinga
5 10 (6.99%) WSUS
6 8 (5.59%) SELinux
7 6 (4.20%) logstash
7 6 (4.20%) Graphite
8 5 (3.50%) Ansible
8 5 (3.50%) Legato
9 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (2.10%) Cacti
10 3 (2.10%) Data Guard
11 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
11 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.70%) Salt
12 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 64 (44.76%) VMware
2 45 (31.47%) Red Hat
3 41 (28.67%) Microsoft
4 31 (21.68%) Cisco
5 25 (17.48%) Citrix
6 18 (12.59%) NetApp
7 17 (11.89%) Oracle
8 15 (10.49%) EMC
9 14 (9.79%) Dell
10 9 (6.29%) HP
11 8 (5.59%) F5
12 7 (4.90%) Rackspace
12 7 (4.90%) Juniper
13 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.10%) Veeam
14 3 (2.10%) IronPort
14 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.10%) Sophos
14 3 (2.10%) Symantec
14 3 (2.10%) IBM
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 30000-35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 45K to 55K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: Generous starting salary
Posted: 19 days ago