The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 382 456 453
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 35 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 22
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
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
16695 20295 21092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.93% 96.65% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13977 17025 16464
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +36 15 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Hampshire +17 10 £47,500 +35.71%
Surrey +20 6 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £49,500 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Senior Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (75.93%) Linux
2 32 (59.26%) VMware
3 28 (51.85%) Windows
4 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
5 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) ITIL
5 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (37.04%) Python
6 20 (37.04%) Cisco
6 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
7 19 (35.19%) Puppet
7 19 (35.19%) Perl
8 17 (31.48%) vSphere
9 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (27.78%) Finance
10 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
10 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
11 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (24.07%) Office 365
13 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 12 (22.22%) MCP
13 12 (22.22%) MCSE
13 12 (22.22%) MCSA
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (22.22%) MCITP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (12.96%) Apache
3 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) nginx
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Office 365
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.56%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
3 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
3 4 (7.41%) InfiniBand
3 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
5 2 (3.70%) X.25
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) MariaDB
2 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospike
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Subversion
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) LAMP
2 3 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (5.56%) OpenVZ
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) libvirt
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) AS400
5 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Linux
2 28 (51.85%) Windows
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.52%) Unix
8 7 (12.96%) CentOS
9 3 (5.56%) zOS
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.85%) Solaris
10 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) DevOps
3 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.96%) High Availability
4 6 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Use Case
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) ITSM
6 3 (5.56%) Logistics
6 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Open Source
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Python
2 19 (35.19%) Perl
3 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (5.56%) SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (22.22%) MCITP
2 12 (22.22%) MCP
2 12 (22.22%) MCSA
2 12 (22.22%) MCSE
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (5.56%) CCNP
6 3 (5.56%) RHCE
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (31.48%) vSphere
4 7 (12.96%) KVM
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) Corosync
6 1 (1.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) iptables
6 1 (1.85%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) Puppet
2 14 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.67%) Nagios
4 6 (11.11%) Cobbler
5 4 (7.41%) Ansible
5 4 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (5.56%) Cacti
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.85%) Munin
7 1 (1.85%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.85%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.85%) Salt
7 1 (1.85%) SELinux
7 1 (1.85%) WSUS
7 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) VMware
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.04%) Cisco
4 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.41%) ANSYS
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) EqualLogic
7 2 (3.70%) Fidessa
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.85%) Acronis
8 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.85%) Percona
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) Splunk
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Salary: From £41,000 to £57,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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