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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 359 413 433
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 26 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 24
Median salary £57,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.68% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
14451 18600 20106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.74% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11988 15817 16337
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +42 14 £65,250 +68.38%
Hampshire +15 11 £52,500 +23.52% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 46 (80.70%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) VMware
3 26 (45.61%) Windows
4 24 (42.11%) Python
5 22 (38.60%) Degree
5 22 (38.60%) Puppet
6 21 (36.84%) MySQL
7 19 (33.33%) Unix
8 18 (31.58%) Perl
9 16 (28.07%) ITIL
10 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 15 (26.32%) Red Hat
10 15 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
11 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
11 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
11 14 (24.56%) Firewall
12 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.05%) High Availability
13 12 (21.05%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
14 11 (19.30%) DevOps
15 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
15 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
15 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
15 10 (17.54%) VPN
16 9 (15.79%) Apache
16 9 (15.79%) PHP
16 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (15.79%) Apache
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.53%) nginx
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) Drupal
5 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) WordPress
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Office 365
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle CX
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.54%) VPN
3 6 (10.53%) InfiniBand
3 6 (10.53%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.51%) FTP
5 2 (3.51%) LDAP
5 2 (3.51%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) VoIP
5 2 (3.51%) X.25
6 1 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) IPsec
6 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) MS Access
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Trac
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) LAMP
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
3 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.28%) Clustering
5 3 (5.26%) AS400
6 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.51%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Fintech
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (80.70%) Linux
2 26 (45.61%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) Unix
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.79%) CentOS
6 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (5.26%) zOS
11 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.75%) Android
12 1 (1.75%) Debian
12 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.75%) VMS
12 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) High Availability
3 11 (19.30%) DevOps
4 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Use Case
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
8 3 (5.26%) Kanban
8 3 (5.26%) Logistics
8 3 (5.26%) Open Source
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum
8 3 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Python
2 18 (31.58%) Perl
3 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) PHP
6 6 (10.53%) MATLAB
7 5 (8.77%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.77%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) MCSE
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 4 (7.02%) MCP
4 4 (7.02%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
4 9 (15.79%) vSphere
5 7 (12.28%) KVM
6 2 (3.51%) Docker
6 2 (3.51%) vCloud
6 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Puppet
2 15 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (10.53%) Nagios
4 4 (7.02%) Graphite
5 3 (5.26%) Ansible
5 3 (5.26%) Cobbler
6 2 (3.51%) cPanel
6 2 (3.51%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.75%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.75%) Munin
7 1 (1.75%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.75%) WSUS
7 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) VMware
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
4 6 (10.53%) ANSYS
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle
6 4 (7.02%) Sun
7 3 (5.26%) EMC
7 3 (5.26%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.51%) Fidessa
8 2 (3.51%) Zerto
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) Dell
9 1 (1.75%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.75%) Sophos
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) Veeam