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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 514 496 499
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 117 124 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 112 104
Average salary £55,000 £52,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 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 21 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 -10 18 £57,500 - 2
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 186 (78.15%) Linux
2 124 (52.10%) Puppet
3 113 (47.48%) Windows
4 89 (37.39%) VMware
5 83 (34.87%) Ubuntu
6 82 (34.45%) CentOS
6 82 (34.45%) Python
7 80 (33.61%) Opscode Chef
8 77 (32.35%) DevOps
9 69 (28.99%) Java
9 69 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 68 (28.57%) MySQL
11 63 (26.47%) Red Hat
11 63 (26.47%) Bash Shell
12 61 (25.63%) SQL
13 57 (23.95%) E-Commerce
14 56 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
15 54 (22.69%) Nagios
16 53 (22.27%) Debian
17 52 (21.85%) DNS
18 50 (21.01%) Perl
18 50 (21.01%) SQL Server
19 49 (20.59%) Ruby
20 47 (19.75%) SAN
21 45 (18.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 42 (17.65%) Web Services
22 42 (17.65%) nginx
23 40 (16.81%) Jenkins
23 40 (16.81%) TCP/IP
23 40 (16.81%) Firewall

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 42 (17.65%) nginx
2 24 (10.08%) Apache
3 23 (9.66%) IIS
4 18 (7.56%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.04%) Node.js
7 11 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.62%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.94%) JBoss
9 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.26%) Jetty
11 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.84%) Lync
12 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.84%) CMS
12 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.84%) Drupal
13 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.72%) SaaS
3 4 (1.68%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.26%) IaaS
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Joyent
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.85%) DNS
2 47 (19.75%) SAN
3 40 (16.81%) TCP/IP
3 40 (16.81%) Firewall
4 34 (14.29%) HTTP
5 27 (11.34%) SSH
6 26 (10.92%) LAN
7 23 (9.66%) HTTPS
8 22 (9.24%) WAN
9 20 (8.40%) VPN
10 19 (7.98%) NAS
11 15 (6.30%) VLAN
12 13 (5.46%) SSL
13 12 (5.04%) VoIP
13 12 (5.04%) LDAP
14 11 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (4.20%) FTP
16 8 (3.36%) DHCP
17 7 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
18 6 (2.52%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.57%) MySQL
2 50 (21.01%) SQL Server
3 40 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (13.45%) Redis
5 28 (11.76%) Big Data
6 25 (10.50%) NoSQL
7 20 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (6.30%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database
11 11 (4.62%) MongoDB
11 11 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.26%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (16.81%) Jenkins
2 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.62%) JIRA
4 10 (4.20%) Hudson
4 10 (4.20%) Mercurial
4 10 (4.20%) Ant
4 10 (4.20%) Maven
4 10 (4.20%) Subversion
General
1 23 (9.66%) Games
2 13 (5.46%) Publishing
3 7 (2.94%) Finance
4 6 (2.52%) Advertising
5 5 (2.10%) Banking
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.65%) Web Services
2 34 (14.29%) LAMP
3 10 (4.20%) Sphinx
3 10 (4.20%) Java EE
4 8 (3.36%) .NET
5 5 (2.10%) JSON
5 5 (2.10%) CSS
5 5 (2.10%) XML
6 4 (1.68%) Sensu
6 4 (1.68%) Django
7 3 (1.26%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.26%) Middleware
7 3 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.42%) J2EE
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.72%) Replication
2 15 (6.30%) Open Source
3 12 (5.04%) Clustering
4 11 (4.62%) Social Media
5 10 (4.20%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.10%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.26%) Equities
8 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) Online Games
10 1 (0.42%) BBC
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 186 (78.15%) Linux
2 113 (47.48%) Windows
3 83 (34.87%) Ubuntu
4 82 (34.45%) CentOS
5 53 (22.27%) Debian
6 45 (18.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (12.18%) UNIX
9 24 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (8.40%) Solaris
11 16 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (5.04%) Apple iOS
12 12 (5.04%) Android
13 10 (4.20%) FreeBSD
13 10 (4.20%) OpenBSD
14 7 (2.94%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.52%) Windows 8
16 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.35%) DevOps
2 57 (23.95%) E-Commerce
3 36 (15.13%) Configuration Management
4 30 (12.61%) Load Balancing
5 20 (8.40%) ITIL
6 16 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (5.88%) Change Management
8 13 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.46%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.62%) Network Design
9 11 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.20%) Project Management
10 10 (4.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (4.20%) Performance Management
10 10 (4.20%) Data Protection
11 8 (3.36%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.94%) Information Security
12 7 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (2.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.45%) Python
2 69 (28.99%) Java
3 63 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 61 (25.63%) SQL
5 50 (21.01%) Perl
6 49 (20.59%) Ruby
7 30 (12.61%) PHP
8 12 (5.04%) Scala
9 10 (4.20%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.52%) C#
10 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.10%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.68%) VBScript
13 3 (1.26%) C
13 3 (1.26%) sed
14 1 (0.42%) AWK
14 1 (0.42%) Golang
Qualifications
1 20 (8.40%) Degree
2 17 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (7.14%) CCNA
3 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.62%) MCSA
5 4 (1.68%) RHCE
5 4 (1.68%) PhD
6 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CCNP
7 2 (0.84%) MCP
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.62%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 32 (13.45%) Xen
4 14 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.20%) Varnish
6 9 (3.78%) KVM
7 7 (2.94%) vSphere
8 6 (2.52%) XenServer
9 5 (2.10%) Postfix
10 3 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.26%) XenApp
10 3 (1.26%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.26%) Docker
11 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.42%) qmail
11 1 (0.42%) Firmware
11 1 (0.42%) HDFS
11 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 124 (52.10%) Puppet
2 80 (33.61%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (22.69%) Nagios
4 31 (13.03%) Salt
5 22 (9.24%) ZABBIX
5 22 (9.24%) Ansible
6 16 (6.72%) logstash
7 13 (5.46%) Cacti
8 11 (4.62%) Ganglia
9 6 (2.52%) Zenoss
10 5 (2.10%) SCOM
10 5 (2.10%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.68%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.26%) SCCM
13 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 89 (37.39%) VMware
2 63 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 22 (9.24%) Cisco
4 18 (7.56%) Oracle
4 18 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.72%) HP
6 11 (4.62%) SoftLayer
7 10 (4.20%) Rackspace
7 10 (4.20%) Citrix
7 10 (4.20%) Veeam
8 9 (3.78%) EMC
9 8 (3.36%) NetApp
10 7 (2.94%) Sony
11 5 (2.10%) Symantec
12 4 (1.68%) F5
12 4 (1.68%) Sun
13 3 (1.26%) IBM
13 3 (1.26%) Veritas
13 3 (1.26%) Reuters
14 2 (0.84%) Venda
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum + £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greenwich , London
University of Greenwich
Salary: £37,394 to £45,954 plus £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago