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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 411 387 400
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 27 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 44
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,635 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
Hampshire -15 10 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey -2 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +5 5 £57,500 +35.29% 1
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 43 (79.63%) Windows
1 43 (79.63%) VMware
2 35 (64.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (53.70%) Linux
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco
5 21 (38.89%) DNS
6 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 19 (35.19%) HP
8 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (31.48%) MySQL
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 15 (27.78%) Citrix
11 14 (25.93%) Apache
11 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
12 13 (24.07%) Perl
12 13 (24.07%) DHCP
12 13 (24.07%) SAN
13 12 (22.22%) NetApp
13 12 (22.22%) CentOS
14 11 (20.37%) ITIL
14 11 (20.37%) vSphere
14 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
14 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (18.52%) PHP
15 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
15 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
15 10 (18.52%) Degree
15 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 9 (16.67%) Veeam

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (25.93%) Apache
1 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) nginx
5 4 (7.41%) Lync
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.41%) IIS
6 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) SAS
7 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) SAN
2 13 (24.07%) DHCP
3 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.81%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) NAS
6 5 (9.26%) HSRP
6 5 (9.26%) IP Telephony
6 5 (9.26%) VLAN
6 5 (9.26%) Internet
6 5 (9.26%) HTTP
6 5 (9.26%) SNMP
7 3 (5.56%) VPN
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
7 3 (5.56%) BGP
8 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) OLTP
4 1 (1.85%) VLDB
General
1 5 (9.26%) Legal
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Kindle
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Linux
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (22.22%) CentOS
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.96%) Debian
7 7 (12.96%) FreeBSD
7 7 (12.96%) UNIX
7 7 (12.96%) Solaris
8 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.70%) AIX
11 1 (1.85%) Android
11 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.11%) DevOps
5 5 (9.26%) Line Management
5 5 (9.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Perl
2 11 (20.37%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.52%) PHP
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.85%) AWK
8 1 (1.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) RHCE
3 5 (9.26%) MCITP
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (5.56%) CCA
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.56%) RHCSA
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (20.37%) vSphere
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
4 8 (14.81%) KVM
5 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (5.56%) Firmware
8 2 (3.70%) Postfix
8 2 (3.70%) Sendmail
8 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
8 2 (3.70%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (3.70%) NFS
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.96%) Puppet
2 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (11.11%) Nagios
4 5 (9.26%) SCCM
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (7.41%) Check_MK
5 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
5 4 (7.41%) WSUS
6 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.70%) SCOM
7 2 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) VMware
2 23 (42.59%) Cisco
3 19 (35.19%) HP
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) Citrix
5 12 (22.22%) NetApp
6 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 9 (16.67%) Veeam
8 8 (14.81%) Dell
8 8 (14.81%) EMC
9 5 (9.26%) Oracle
9 5 (9.26%) Symantec
9 5 (9.26%) F5
10 4 (7.41%) Percona
10 4 (7.41%) Veritas
10 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.56%) McAfee
11 3 (5.56%) Altiris
11 3 (5.56%) Sun
11 3 (5.56%) JD Edwards
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