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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 411 377 407
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 24 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 32
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -12 7 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Hampshire -20 7 £40,000 -13.51%
Surrey -5 4 £50,000 +42.85%
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 1 £55,000 -8.71%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (87.27%) VMware
2 43 (78.18%) Windows
3 39 (70.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (56.36%) Linux
5 24 (43.64%) HP
6 23 (41.82%) Cisco
6 23 (41.82%) DNS
7 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
8 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
8 17 (30.91%) MySQL
9 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (27.27%) vSphere
10 15 (27.27%) DHCP
10 15 (27.27%) Citrix
10 15 (27.27%) SAN
11 14 (25.45%) NetApp
11 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
12 13 (23.64%) Perl
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.82%) CentOS
14 11 (20.00%) XenApp
14 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (20.00%) ITIL
14 11 (20.00%) Apache
14 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 11 (20.00%) Dell
14 11 (20.00%) EMC
14 11 (20.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.00%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.91%) IIS
5 4 (7.27%) Lync
5 4 (7.27%) nginx
6 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) SaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) DNS
2 15 (27.27%) DHCP
2 15 (27.27%) SAN
3 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony
4 8 (14.55%) SNMP
4 8 (14.55%) VLAN
4 8 (14.55%) HSRP
4 8 (14.55%) NAS
5 7 (12.73%) Firewall
6 4 (7.27%) Internet
6 4 (7.27%) HTTP
7 3 (5.45%) LDAP
7 3 (5.45%) BGP
8 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.64%) FTP
8 2 (3.64%) FWSM
8 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.64%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) VLDB
5 1 (1.82%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (14.55%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.27%) Kindle
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Linux
3 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.82%) CentOS
5 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (16.36%) UNIX
8 8 (14.55%) Solaris
9 6 (10.91%) FreeBSD
9 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (9.09%) Debian
11 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.45%) AIX
12 2 (3.64%) SUSE
13 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.82%) HPUX
13 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (14.55%) Line Management
4 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps
5 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Web Development
9 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.82%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.82%) ERP
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Perl
2 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.36%) PHP
4 7 (12.73%) Python
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.73%) MCITP
4 5 (9.09%) RHCE
5 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.45%) RHCSA
6 3 (5.45%) MCSE
6 3 (5.45%) CCA
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (70.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.27%) vSphere
4 11 (20.00%) XenApp
5 7 (12.73%) KVM
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (5.45%) Firmware
8 3 (5.45%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (3.64%) NFS
9 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
9 2 (3.64%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.91%) Puppet
3 5 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (9.09%) SCCM
3 5 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (9.09%) Nagios
4 4 (7.27%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.27%) WSUS
5 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.45%) Check_MK
5 3 (5.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.64%) SCOM
7 1 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 48 (87.27%) VMware
2 24 (43.64%) HP
3 23 (41.82%) Cisco
4 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.27%) Citrix
6 14 (25.45%) NetApp
7 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (20.00%) Dell
7 11 (20.00%) EMC
8 8 (14.55%) Veeam
9 5 (9.09%) F5
9 5 (9.09%) Symantec
10 4 (7.27%) Veritas
10 4 (7.27%) Sun
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle
10 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.45%) Percona
11 3 (5.45%) Altiris
11 3 (5.45%) Google
11 3 (5.45%) McAfee
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago