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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 405 428 443
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 25 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 30
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
17905 20200 21828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.83% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15247 16527 17404
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +1 13 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Hampshire -2 5 £47,500 -11.62%
Surrey +35 3 £67,500 - 1
East Sussex +5 3 £55,000 +41.02%
Oxfordshire -23 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (67.35%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
4 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
5 19 (38.78%) Cisco
6 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
7 14 (28.57%) Puppet
8 13 (26.53%) vSphere
8 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (26.53%) CentOS
8 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
9 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
10 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (22.45%) Python
10 11 (22.45%) MySQL
10 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (22.45%) Firewall
10 11 (22.45%) Finance
11 10 (20.41%) DNS
11 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
11 10 (20.41%) ITIL
11 10 (20.41%) MCSE
11 10 (20.41%) Apache
11 10 (20.41%) Office 365

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 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) Apache
2 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) SAN
4 6 (12.24%) Internet
5 5 (10.20%) SSL
6 4 (8.16%) HTTP
6 4 (8.16%) HTTPS
6 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.12%) FTP
7 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.12%) LAN
7 3 (6.12%) NAS
7 3 (6.12%) SSH
7 3 (6.12%) WAN
8 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.08%) LDAP
8 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 2 (4.08%) VPN
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospike
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Games
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) LAMP
2 2 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) libvirt
3 1 (2.04%) SAML
3 1 (2.04%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
4 13 (26.53%) CentOS
4 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) Solaris
6 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.12%) Unix
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Debian
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
1 10 (20.41%) DevOps
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (10.20%) Service Management
5 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Open Source
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) Network Management
7 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.04%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
1 11 (22.45%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) PHP
3 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.41%) MCSE
4 9 (18.37%) MCITP
5 8 (16.33%) MCP
5 8 (16.33%) MCSA
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
8 4 (8.16%) Degree
9 3 (6.12%) CCNP
10 2 (4.08%) RHCE
11 1 (2.04%) CCIE
11 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.53%) vSphere
4 4 (8.16%) Corosync
4 4 (8.16%) KVM
4 4 (8.16%) NFS
5 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) XenApp
6 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.04%) iptables
7 1 (2.04%) QEMU
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Puppet
2 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.37%) Nagios
4 6 (12.24%) Cacti
4 6 (12.24%) HAProxy
4 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (10.20%) Ansible
6 4 (8.16%) Pacemaker
7 3 (6.12%) Cobbler
8 2 (4.08%) WSUS
9 1 (2.04%) cPanel
9 1 (2.04%) Icinga
9 1 (2.04%) Plesk
9 1 (2.04%) Salt
9 1 (2.04%) SELinux
9 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.78%) Cisco
4 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) CommVault
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
5 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.08%) Avaya
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) Sophos
7 1 (2.04%) Acronis
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
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