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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 421 447 432
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 23 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 45
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +2.94%
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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +19 10 £70,000 +43.58%
Hampshire +14 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey -3 4 £75,000 +76.47%
East Sussex +21 3 £36,828 -5.56% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £44,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows Server
3 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
4 37 (59.68%) Linux
5 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
6 28 (45.16%) Firewall
7 25 (40.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (38.71%) SAN
8 24 (38.71%) MCSE
8 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
9 22 (35.48%) VMware
10 21 (33.87%) DNS
10 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
11 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
11 20 (32.26%) EqualLogic
11 20 (32.26%) Dell
11 20 (32.26%) iSCSI
12 19 (30.65%) WSUS
12 19 (30.65%) Clustering
12 19 (30.65%) VPN
13 18 (29.03%) Cisco
13 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
15 16 (25.81%) LAN
15 16 (25.81%) WAN
16 15 (24.19%) IIS
17 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
17 14 (22.58%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.19%) IIS
3 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (19.35%) Skype for Business
5 10 (16.13%) Apache
6 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
8 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
9 2 (3.23%) nginx
10 1 (1.61%) Confluence
10 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) Firewall
2 24 (38.71%) SAN
3 21 (33.87%) DNS
4 20 (32.26%) iSCSI
5 19 (30.65%) VPN
6 16 (25.81%) LAN
6 16 (25.81%) WAN
7 14 (22.58%) VLAN
8 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (20.97%) Internet
9 12 (19.35%) DHCP
10 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.68%) FTP
12 4 (6.45%) SSH
13 3 (4.84%) NAS
13 3 (4.84%) SSL
13 3 (4.84%) Wireless
14 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (1.61%) HTTP
15 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (14.52%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.61%) Publishing
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) LAMP
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 3 (4.84%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.61%) SAML
3 1 (1.61%) Sensu
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) EqualLogic
2 19 (30.65%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Windows Server
3 37 (59.68%) Linux
4 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (16.13%) CentOS
8 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.84%) Debian
9 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.84%) Solaris
9 3 (4.84%) Unix
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.06%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.84%) High Availability
7 2 (3.23%) Analytics
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.23%) Network Management
7 2 (3.23%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Web Filtering
8 1 (1.61%) CRM
8 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) PHP
2 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.06%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) C
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (38.71%) MCSE
3 14 (22.58%) MCITP
4 12 (19.35%) MCP
4 12 (19.35%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) RHCE
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.58%) vSphere
5 11 (17.74%) XenApp
5 11 (17.74%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (8.06%) NFS
8 3 (4.84%) Corosync
9 2 (3.23%) VirtualBox
9 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.61%) Postfix
10 1 (1.61%) vCloud
10 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) WSUS
2 12 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 12 (19.35%) SCCM
2 12 (19.35%) SCOM
3 8 (12.90%) Nagios
4 5 (8.06%) HAProxy
5 4 (6.45%) Puppet
6 3 (4.84%) Ansible
6 3 (4.84%) Cacti
6 3 (4.84%) cPanel
6 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.84%) Pacemaker
6 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.61%) Icinga
7 1 (1.61%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 20 (32.26%) Dell
4 18 (29.03%) Cisco
5 12 (19.35%) Symantec
6 11 (17.74%) Citrix
7 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
8 7 (11.29%) Avaya
8 7 (11.29%) Fortinet
8 7 (11.29%) Sophos
9 4 (6.45%) CommVault
9 4 (6.45%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.61%) Acronis
10 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
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