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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 407 424 387
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 32 25 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 38
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -8.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.69%
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
19701 20992 19908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 16493 16428
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +32 18 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Hampshire +18 7 £53,750 +23.56% 1
Oxfordshire +2 4 £47,500 -13.63%
East Sussex +17 2 £39,000 -22.00%
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 4 September 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 38 (70.37%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.33%) VMware
5 17 (31.48%) Perl
5 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
6 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 14 (25.93%) DNS
7 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
8 13 (24.07%) UNIX
9 12 (22.22%) SAN
9 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco
10 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
11 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 10 (18.52%) MySQL
11 10 (18.52%) Oracle
12 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.67%) Internet
13 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
13 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
13 8 (14.81%) Apache
13 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
13 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (14.81%) Puppet
13 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (12.96%) EqualLogic

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
1 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
1 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) Lync
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Site Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Taleo
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.93%) DNS
3 12 (22.22%) SAN
4 9 (16.67%) Internet
5 6 (11.11%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.41%) NAS
6 4 (7.41%) FTP
7 3 (5.56%) DHCP
7 3 (5.56%) VLAN
8 2 (3.70%) Network Security
9 1 (1.85%) VPN
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.85%) LAN
9 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
1 7 (12.96%) EqualLogic
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Xbox
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 13 (24.07%) UNIX
4 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Debian
7 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.56%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Fedora
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
2 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.11%) Time Management
3 6 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.41%) Change Control
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Perl
2 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
4 4 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) CEH
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) RHCE
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.11%) Xen
5 5 (9.26%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.70%) vCloud
8 1 (1.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.85%) XenServer
8 1 (1.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Nagios
3 5 (9.26%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.56%) Ansible
6 2 (3.70%) Check_MK
6 2 (3.70%) cPanel
6 2 (3.70%) Cacti
6 2 (3.70%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 11 (20.37%) Cisco
5 10 (18.52%) Oracle
6 7 (12.96%) Sun
6 7 (12.96%) Dell
7 6 (11.11%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.56%) Acronis
9 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
9 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.70%) Veeam
10 2 (3.70%) IronPort
10 2 (3.70%) SAP
10 2 (3.70%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.85%) EMC
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix
11 1 (1.85%) Apple
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