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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 507 504 533
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 114 112 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 107 101 101
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -15 12 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 189 (81.47%) Linux
2 123 (53.02%) Puppet
3 104 (44.83%) Windows
4 103 (44.40%) Ubuntu
5 95 (40.95%) VMware
6 86 (37.07%) CentOS
7 84 (36.21%) Opscode Chef
8 82 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 78 (33.62%) MySQL
10 73 (31.47%) DevOps
11 71 (30.60%) Red Hat
12 69 (29.74%) Amazon AWS
13 65 (28.02%) Python
14 55 (23.71%) Debian
14 55 (23.71%) Bash Shell
15 54 (23.28%) Java
15 54 (23.28%) SQL
16 53 (22.84%) Firewall
17 49 (21.12%) Nagios
17 49 (21.12%) Perl
17 49 (21.12%) DNS
17 49 (21.12%) Redis
18 46 (19.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 45 (19.40%) E-Commerce
19 45 (19.40%) Web Services
20 43 (18.53%) SAN
21 41 (17.67%) LAMP
21 41 (17.67%) PostgreSQL
22 40 (17.24%) SQL Server
22 40 (17.24%) nginx

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (17.24%) nginx
2 37 (15.95%) Apache
3 36 (15.52%) MS Exchange
4 21 (9.05%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (6.47%) IIS
7 13 (5.60%) Node.js
8 10 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (3.88%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.72%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.29%) Jetty
13 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.86%) CMS
13 2 (0.86%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.86%) Drupal
13 2 (0.86%) Lync
14 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Summit
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 69 (29.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.33%) SaaS
3 8 (3.45%) Joyent
4 4 (1.72%) IaaS
4 4 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.86%) GitHub
6 2 (0.86%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Heroku
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.84%) Firewall
2 49 (21.12%) DNS
3 43 (18.53%) SAN
4 37 (15.95%) LAN
4 37 (15.95%) TCP/IP
5 35 (15.09%) HTTP
6 33 (14.22%) WAN
7 29 (12.50%) VPN
8 24 (10.34%) VLAN
9 22 (9.48%) LDAP
10 21 (9.05%) SSH
11 18 (7.76%) VoIP
12 17 (7.33%) SSL
13 16 (6.90%) NAS
13 16 (6.90%) HTTPS
14 14 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (4.74%) DHCP
16 9 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (3.45%) SMTP
18 6 (2.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (33.62%) MySQL
2 49 (21.12%) Redis
3 41 (17.67%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (17.24%) SQL Server
5 22 (9.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (9.48%) NoSQL
6 21 (9.05%) Big Data
7 20 (8.62%) MongoDB
8 19 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.29%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 36 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.60%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.29%) JIRA
5 2 (0.86%) Ant
5 2 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 28 (12.07%) Games
2 16 (6.90%) Finance
3 6 (2.59%) Advertising
4 4 (1.72%) Publishing
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.40%) Web Services
2 41 (17.67%) LAMP
3 13 (5.60%) Sphinx
4 12 (5.17%) Django
5 11 (4.74%) CSS
5 11 (4.74%) XML
5 11 (4.74%) JSON
6 5 (2.16%) .NET
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.72%) Sensu
8 3 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.29%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.86%) Java EE
10 1 (0.43%) COM
10 1 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.76%) Open Source
2 17 (7.33%) Clustering
3 16 (6.90%) Replication
4 13 (5.60%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (5.60%) Social Media
5 6 (2.59%) Online Games
5 6 (2.59%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.29%) Equities
7 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.86%) Blog
8 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 189 (81.47%) Linux
2 104 (44.83%) Windows
3 103 (44.40%) Ubuntu
4 86 (37.07%) CentOS
5 55 (23.71%) Debian
6 46 (19.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (15.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (11.21%) Solaris
10 25 (10.78%) UNIX
11 20 (8.62%) Android
11 20 (8.62%) Apple iOS
12 15 (6.47%) FreeBSD
13 13 (5.60%) OpenBSD
14 11 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (2.16%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.72%) AIX
16 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.47%) DevOps
2 45 (19.40%) E-Commerce
3 39 (16.81%) Load Balancing
4 35 (15.09%) Configuration Management
5 26 (11.21%) ITIL
6 20 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (6.47%) Network Design
8 13 (5.60%) Data Protection
8 13 (5.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (5.17%) Project Management
10 10 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.02%) Release Management
11 7 (3.02%) Information Security
12 6 (2.59%) Scrum
12 6 (2.59%) B2B
12 6 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (2.59%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (2.59%) Build Automation
13 5 (2.16%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.02%) Python
2 55 (23.71%) Bash Shell
3 54 (23.28%) Java
3 54 (23.28%) SQL
4 49 (21.12%) Perl
5 39 (16.81%) Ruby
5 39 (16.81%) PHP
6 20 (8.62%) Scala
7 13 (5.60%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.74%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.59%) C#
10 6 (2.59%) AWK
11 5 (2.16%) VBScript
12 3 (1.29%) sed
13 1 (0.43%) Golang
13 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.48%) Degree
2 21 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.62%) CCNA
4 14 (6.03%) MCSA
5 8 (3.45%) RHCE
6 7 (3.02%) MCSE
7 5 (2.16%) CCNP
8 4 (1.72%) PhD
9 3 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.86%) MCP
10 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) VCAP
11 1 (0.43%) MCSM
11 1 (0.43%) CCSA
11 1 (0.43%) CCSE
11 1 (0.43%) MCTS
11 1 (0.43%) MCITP
11 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.03%) QA
2 12 (5.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 31 (13.36%) Xen
4 24 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 18 (7.76%) KVM
6 11 (4.74%) XenApp
6 11 (4.74%) vSphere
7 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.72%) XenServer
8 4 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.72%) Postfix
9 3 (1.29%) Docker
10 1 (0.43%) HDFS
10 1 (0.43%) RHEV
10 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.43%) qmail
10 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 123 (53.02%) Puppet
2 84 (36.21%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (21.12%) Nagios
4 24 (10.34%) logstash
5 19 (8.19%) Salt
5 19 (8.19%) ZABBIX
6 16 (6.90%) Cacti
6 16 (6.90%) Ansible
7 8 (3.45%) HAProxy
8 7 (3.02%) Ganglia
8 7 (3.02%) SCCM
9 6 (2.59%) Zenoss
10 5 (2.16%) SCOM
11 2 (0.86%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.43%) Scalr
12 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 95 (40.95%) VMware
2 71 (30.60%) Red Hat
3 23 (9.91%) Cisco
4 19 (8.19%) Citrix
5 18 (7.76%) Rackspace
6 17 (7.33%) HP
7 16 (6.90%) Oracle
8 13 (5.60%) Microsoft
8 13 (5.60%) Veeam
9 12 (5.17%) NetApp
10 7 (3.02%) JBoss
10 7 (3.02%) EMC
11 4 (1.72%) Intel
11 4 (1.72%) IBM
11 4 (1.72%) SoftLayer
12 3 (1.29%) Percona
12 3 (1.29%) Sun
13 2 (0.86%) Dell
13 2 (0.86%) Facebook
13 2 (0.86%) Twitter
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