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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 417 383 414
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 25 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 25
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
21364 20207 21704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.69% 95.09% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16816 16650 18526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -20 7 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Berkshire -7 5 £40,000 -
Surrey -8 4 £27,000 -56.80% 1
West Sussex - 4 £38,750 - 1
Oxfordshire -10 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Sussex -31 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (77.92%) Linux
2 38 (49.35%) Windows
3 37 (48.05%) VMware
4 33 (42.86%) Apache
4 33 (42.86%) MySQL
5 30 (38.96%) Red Hat
5 30 (38.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
7 24 (31.17%) Citrix
8 23 (29.87%) Debian
9 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 22 (28.57%) Python
10 21 (27.27%) DNS
11 20 (25.97%) Perl
12 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
12 18 (23.38%) HP
13 17 (22.08%) Oracle
13 17 (22.08%) SQL
13 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
13 17 (22.08%) Ruby
13 17 (22.08%) nginx
14 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (19.48%) DevOps
15 15 (19.48%) ITIL
15 15 (19.48%) UNIX
15 15 (19.48%) FTP
15 15 (19.48%) HTTP
16 14 (18.18%) QA
17 13 (16.88%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (42.86%) Apache
2 17 (22.08%) nginx
3 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
4 11 (14.29%) Lync
5 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (6.49%) IIS
9 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.27%) DNS
2 15 (19.48%) FTP
2 15 (19.48%) HTTP
3 11 (14.29%) SAN
4 10 (12.99%) Firewall
5 9 (11.69%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.19%) VoIP
6 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) VPN
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
8 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.60%) DHCP
9 1 (1.30%) Internet
9 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.30%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.30%) snoop
9 1 (1.30%) SSH
9 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) MySQL
2 22 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) DTS
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) OLTP
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) VLDB
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.30%) Hudson
3 1 (1.30%) Gradle
3 1 (1.30%) Ant
3 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) COM
2 4 (5.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.60%) LAMP
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.30%) CPAN
5 1 (1.30%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Replication
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.90%) Open Source
4 3 (3.90%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Firmware
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Linux
2 38 (49.35%) Windows
3 30 (38.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (29.87%) Debian
5 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (19.48%) UNIX
7 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (12.99%) HPUX
9 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
10 5 (6.49%) Solaris
11 4 (5.19%) CentOS
12 3 (3.90%) AIX
13 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.30%) Android
14 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ITIL
1 15 (19.48%) DevOps
2 10 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (12.99%) Asset Management
3 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.49%) Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.90%) Time Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Management
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.60%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.60%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) CRM
8 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.60%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.60%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Python
2 20 (25.97%) Perl
3 17 (22.08%) SQL
3 17 (22.08%) Ruby
4 9 (11.69%) PHP
5 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.19%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) Korn
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) AWK
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.30%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) MCSE
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (32.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.88%) Xen
3 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (16.88%) XenServer
4 9 (11.69%) vSphere
5 8 (10.39%) vCloud
6 7 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.79%) XenApp
8 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.90%) Sendmail
9 3 (3.90%) NFS
10 2 (2.60%) Postfix
10 2 (2.60%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (2.60%) KVM
11 1 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
2 9 (11.69%) SCVMM
3 8 (10.39%) Nagios
4 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.90%) SCCM
4 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.60%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.30%) YUM
6 1 (1.30%) SCOM
6 1 (1.30%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) VMware
2 30 (38.96%) Red Hat
3 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
4 24 (31.17%) Citrix
5 18 (23.38%) HP
6 17 (22.08%) Oracle
7 12 (15.58%) Cisco
8 10 (12.99%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.49%) Percona
9 5 (6.49%) Symantec
9 5 (6.49%) Veeam
10 3 (3.90%) Sun
10 3 (3.90%) NetApp
10 3 (3.90%) JD Edwards
11 2 (2.60%) Peregrine
11 2 (2.60%) Juniper
11 2 (2.60%) Dell
11 2 (2.60%) EMC
11 2 (2.60%) IBM
11 2 (2.60%) Brocade
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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