The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 220 - 193
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 2 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 22
Average salary £41,250 - £48,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 - £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5806 4980 5350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.22% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4811 4331 4729
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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
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 23 July 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
Bristol - 2 £41,250 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
3 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) GPFS
3 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
1 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Identity Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCT
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) GPFS
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Samba
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MOM
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft