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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 380 441 441
Rank change year-on-year
+61 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 27 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 24
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +8.57%
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
15695 20925 21297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.89% 97.03% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13077 17659 16983
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Hampshire +10 10 £53,750 +38.70% 3
Berkshire +55 7 £60,250 +50.62%
Surrey +14 5 £70,000 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £49,500 -
Oxfordshire +25 1 £47,500 +7.95%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 45 (76.27%) Linux
2 32 (54.24%) VMware
3 28 (47.46%) Windows
4 25 (42.37%) Python
5 24 (40.68%) Perl
6 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
7 21 (35.59%) ITIL
8 20 (33.90%) Puppet
9 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
10 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
10 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
10 18 (30.51%) Degree
11 16 (27.12%) Unix
12 15 (25.42%) MySQL
12 15 (25.42%) Cisco
13 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
13 14 (23.73%) Finance
13 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (22.03%) vSphere
14 13 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
15 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
16 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (18.64%) MCSE
16 11 (18.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (18.64%) Office 365
16 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (18.64%) Computer Science

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 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (15.25%) Apache
4 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
5 7 (11.86%) nginx
6 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
7 3 (5.08%) IIS
8 2 (3.39%) Drupal
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (18.64%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 7 (11.86%) VPN
3 6 (10.17%) InfiniBand
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.47%) SSL
5 4 (6.78%) HTTP
5 4 (6.78%) HTTPS
5 4 (6.78%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.39%) FTP
7 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.39%) LAN
7 2 (3.39%) VoIP
7 2 (3.39%) WAN
7 2 (3.39%) X.25
8 1 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) MS Access
3 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospike
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) Trac
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) LAMP
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) libvirt
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) AS400
5 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Fintech
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Linux
2 28 (47.46%) Windows
3 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
4 16 (27.12%) Unix
5 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (13.56%) CentOS
9 3 (5.08%) zOS
10 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.69%) Android
11 1 (1.69%) Debian
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.69%) VMS
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) High Availability
3 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.56%) DevOps
4 6 (10.17%) Capacity Management
4 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Use Case
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Service Management
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.08%) Kanban
7 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.08%) Logistics
7 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.08%) Open Source
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) Perl
3 18 (30.51%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.17%) MATLAB
6 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) Java
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) MCSE
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (16.95%) MCITP
3 10 (16.95%) MCP
3 10 (16.95%) MCSA
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.47%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.69%) CCIE
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
3 13 (22.03%) vSphere
4 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.47%) KVM
6 2 (3.39%) vCloud
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.69%) Corosync
7 1 (1.69%) Docker
7 1 (1.69%) iptables
7 1 (1.69%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Puppet
2 13 (22.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.17%) Cobbler
3 6 (10.17%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) Nagios
4 5 (8.47%) Ansible
5 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (3.39%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.69%) cPanel
7 1 (1.69%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.69%) Graphite
7 1 (1.69%) Munin
7 1 (1.69%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.69%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.69%) Salt
7 1 (1.69%) SELinux
7 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.42%) Cisco
4 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.17%) ANSYS
6 2 (3.39%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.39%) Fidessa
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Zerto
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.69%) Percona
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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