The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 409 427 408
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 34 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 30
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 the South East

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Berkshire +24 19 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Hampshire +15 7 £53,750 +28.74% 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £47,500 -13.63%
East Sussex - 3 £39,000 -
Surrey +11 1 £67,500 +101.49% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Windows
3 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.93%) VMware
5 18 (32.14%) DNS
6 17 (30.36%) Perl
7 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
7 15 (26.79%) Cisco
7 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 13 (23.21%) UNIX
9 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
9 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
10 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
10 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (17.86%) MySQL
11 10 (17.86%) Oracle
11 10 (17.86%) SAN
12 9 (16.07%) Degree
12 9 (16.07%) Internet
13 8 (14.29%) ITIL
13 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 8 (14.29%) Puppet
13 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (14.29%) Relational Database

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.50%) Apache
3 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.36%) Confluence
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.57%) Lync
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 2 (3.57%) JBoss
7 1 (1.79%) Site Server
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.79%) Drupal
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Taleo
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (32.14%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) SAN
4 9 (16.07%) Internet
5 8 (14.29%) Firewall
6 6 (10.71%) DHCP
7 5 (8.93%) VLAN
8 4 (7.14%) FTP
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security
9 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.57%) HSRP
9 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.57%) SNMP
10 1 (1.79%) VPN
10 1 (1.79%) IMAP
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.79%) HTTP
10 1 (1.79%) LAN
10 1 (1.79%) WAN
10 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Subversion
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) UNIX
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Solaris
6 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.36%) Debian
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.71%) Time Management
3 6 (10.71%) Open Source
4 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.57%) Line Management
6 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) High Availability
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Perl
2 13 (23.21%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.93%) Ruby
3 5 (8.93%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.36%) MCSE
7 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.57%) MCP
8 1 (1.79%) MCITP
8 1 (1.79%) CEH
8 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.50%) Xen
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
4 4 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.79%) Samba
6 1 (1.79%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.36%) Ansible
4 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
1 19 (33.93%) VMware
2 15 (26.79%) Cisco
3 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (17.86%) Oracle
5 7 (12.50%) Sun
5 7 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Dell
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.36%) Acronis
8 3 (5.36%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.57%) IronPort
9 2 (3.57%) Hyperion
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
9 2 (3.57%) EMC
10 1 (1.79%) Juniper
10 1 (1.79%) Apple
10 1 (1.79%) Nintex
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + on call and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Egham, South East, United Kingdom
ServiceNow
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 21 days ago