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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 527 485 487
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 85 143 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63 139 94
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 27 February 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 February 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 +1 11 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Mayfair - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 139 (73.16%) Linux
2 109 (57.37%) Windows
3 81 (42.63%) VMware
4 75 (39.47%) Puppet
5 72 (37.89%) DevOps
5 72 (37.89%) Java
6 62 (32.63%) MySQL
7 56 (29.47%) Red Hat
8 54 (28.42%) Python
8 54 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (26.84%) SAN
10 50 (26.32%) Bash Shell
11 47 (24.74%) Microsoft
12 45 (23.68%) E-Commerce
12 45 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (23.16%) Nagios
13 44 (23.16%) Firewall
14 43 (22.63%) TCP/IP
14 43 (22.63%) Ruby
15 42 (22.11%) CentOS
15 42 (22.11%) Perl
16 41 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (20.00%) Cisco
18 37 (19.47%) DNS
18 37 (19.47%) Opscode Chef
19 35 (18.42%) Ubuntu
20 32 (16.84%) SQL
20 32 (16.84%) Active Directory
21 30 (15.79%) LDAP
21 30 (15.79%) MS Excel

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (15.79%) nginx
2 27 (14.21%) Apache
3 26 (13.68%) MS Exchange
4 22 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (8.95%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.95%) IIS
6 12 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (5.26%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.11%) Lync
10 4 (2.11%) Confluence
11 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.05%) Jetty
12 2 (1.05%) JBoss
12 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.21%) PaaS
3 6 (3.16%) IaaS
3 6 (3.16%) SoftLayer
4 5 (2.63%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.58%) Office 365
6 2 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.53%) Heroku
7 1 (0.53%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.84%) SAN
2 44 (23.16%) Firewall
3 43 (22.63%) TCP/IP
4 37 (19.47%) DNS
5 30 (15.79%) LDAP
6 24 (12.63%) VPN
7 22 (11.58%) NAS
8 19 (10.00%) WAN
9 18 (9.47%) LAN
10 17 (8.95%) iSCSI
11 15 (7.89%) SNMP
12 14 (7.37%) HTTP
13 13 (6.84%) MRTG
14 10 (5.26%) HTTPS
15 9 (4.74%) SSH
15 9 (4.74%) Internet
16 8 (4.21%) SSL
17 6 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
18 5 (2.63%) SMTP
19 3 (1.58%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (32.63%) MySQL
2 29 (15.26%) SQL Server
3 26 (13.68%) MongoDB
3 26 (13.68%) NoSQL
4 23 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.79%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.74%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.68%) Redis
8 7 (3.68%) Big Data
9 5 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.11%) Informix
11 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (15.26%) Jenkins
2 25 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.53%) Subversion
4 16 (8.42%) Hudson
5 15 (7.89%) JIRA
6 9 (4.74%) Maven
6 9 (4.74%) Ant
7 4 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (13.16%) Publishing
2 18 (9.47%) Games
3 12 (6.32%) Finance
4 8 (4.21%) Advertising
5 7 (3.68%) Marketing
6 5 (2.63%) Banking
6 5 (2.63%) Retail
7 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.58%) Back Office
7 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.47%) Web Services
2 14 (7.37%) LAMP
3 12 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (4.74%) Java EE
4 9 (4.74%) .NET
5 8 (4.21%) CSS
6 6 (3.16%) XML
6 6 (3.16%) JSON
7 4 (2.11%) Middleware
8 2 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.53%) J2EE
9 1 (0.53%) COM
9 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.53%) Symfony
9 1 (0.53%) Memcached
9 1 (0.53%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) CESG
3 9 (4.74%) Streaming Video
4 8 (4.21%) Replication
4 8 (4.21%) Clustering
4 8 (4.21%) Open Source
5 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.11%) iPad
7 4 (2.11%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (1.05%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.05%) iDTV
8 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) BBC
9 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.53%) EMV
9 1 (0.53%) EFT
9 1 (0.53%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 139 (73.16%) Linux
2 109 (57.37%) Windows
3 45 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (22.11%) CentOS
5 41 (21.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (18.42%) Ubuntu
7 28 (14.74%) Debian
8 25 (13.16%) UNIX
9 22 (11.58%) Solaris
10 20 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (7.89%) Windows 7
12 8 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.63%) Android
14 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
14 4 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
16 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.89%) DevOps
2 45 (23.68%) E-Commerce
3 27 (14.21%) Configuration Management
4 24 (12.63%) Load Balancing
5 18 (9.47%) Change Management
6 17 (8.95%) ITIL
7 16 (8.42%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (7.89%) Time Management
8 15 (7.89%) DRM
9 14 (7.37%) Incident Management
10 12 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.26%) Project Management
12 9 (4.74%) Service Management
12 9 (4.74%) Performance Management
13 8 (4.21%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.21%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (3.16%) Market Research
15 6 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (37.89%) Java
2 54 (28.42%) Python
3 50 (26.32%) Bash Shell
4 43 (22.63%) Ruby
5 42 (22.11%) Perl
6 32 (16.84%) SQL
7 22 (11.58%) Shell Script
8 17 (8.95%) PHP
8 17 (8.95%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.63%) Scala
11 4 (2.11%) VBScript
12 3 (1.58%) Korn
13 2 (1.05%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.05%) C-shell
14 1 (0.53%) sed
14 1 (0.53%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) AWK
14 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (7.89%) Degree
2 8 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.63%) CCNA
4 5 (2.63%) MCP
4 5 (2.63%) MCSE
5 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.11%) VCP4
6 3 (1.58%) MCITP
6 3 (1.58%) MCSA
6 3 (1.58%) CCNP
7 2 (1.05%) CCIE
7 2 (1.05%) CCSA
7 2 (1.05%) CCSE
7 2 (1.05%) VCAP
7 2 (1.05%) MCSM
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.53%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 54 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (16.84%) Active Directory
3 19 (10.00%) Varnish
4 16 (8.42%) vSphere
5 15 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.84%) XenServer
7 9 (4.74%) Docker
8 8 (4.21%) XenApp
9 6 (3.16%) Xen
10 5 (2.63%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.63%) KVM
11 4 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.58%) NFS
13 2 (1.05%) Postfix
13 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.53%) LXC
14 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 75 (39.47%) Puppet
2 44 (23.16%) Nagios
3 37 (19.47%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (7.89%) Graphite
4 15 (7.89%) SCCM
5 13 (6.84%) ZABBIX
5 13 (6.84%) Salt
5 13 (6.84%) Icinga
6 12 (6.32%) Ansible
6 12 (6.32%) SCOM
7 10 (5.26%) WSUS
8 9 (4.74%) SELinux
9 7 (3.68%) Cacti
10 6 (3.16%) Ganglia
10 6 (3.16%) logstash
11 5 (2.63%) Legato
12 3 (1.58%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.58%) Pingdom
13 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 81 (42.63%) VMware
2 56 (29.47%) Red Hat
3 47 (24.74%) Microsoft
4 38 (20.00%) Cisco
5 25 (13.16%) Oracle
6 23 (12.11%) EMC
7 22 (11.58%) NetApp
8 20 (10.53%) F5
9 16 (8.42%) HP
10 9 (4.74%) Dell
10 9 (4.74%) Rackspace
11 8 (4.21%) Juniper
12 7 (3.68%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.68%) Citrix
13 6 (3.16%) Veritas
13 6 (3.16%) Symantec
13 6 (3.16%) Sybase
13 6 (3.16%) Sony
14 5 (2.63%) Akamai
14 5 (2.63%) Riverbed
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