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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 161 170 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £39,000 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +27.38%
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
2962 3615 3109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.41% 95.13% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2392 2009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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
Edinburgh +16 5 £41,250 +39.83%
Fife - 1 £39,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
UK

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Perforce
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Isilon