The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 237 230 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.016% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.017% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +0.55%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5805 5854 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.28% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 4839 4202
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the South West region.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £31,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -12 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 £67,500 - 1
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (54.55%) VMware
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) Games
2 10 (45.45%) Citrix
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 10 (45.45%) Google
2 10 (45.45%) XenApp
2 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (36.36%) IIS
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Puppet
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (22.73%) Software Packaging
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Kiln
General
1 10 (45.45%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) Kafka
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) XenApp
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) KVM
5 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Google
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 10 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
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