The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 153 - 146
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% - 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £37,000 - £28,250
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2980 3116 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.90% 95.17% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 1997 2147
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the Scotland region.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Glasgow - 1 £41,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec