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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 246 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% - 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £39,250 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.60%
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
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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
Wiltshire - 5 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) Clustering
6 9 (47.37%) Firewall
7 8 (42.11%) Citrix
7 8 (42.11%) IIS
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
8 7 (36.84%) MCSE
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (36.84%) XenApp
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) MCITP
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
11 4 (21.05%) SAS
11 4 (21.05%) C#
11 4 (21.05%) .NET
11 4 (21.05%) Change Management
11 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (21.05%) Project Management
11 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (15.79%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (42.11%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Kiln
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) BCP
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) CCA
3 3 (15.79%) CCAA
3 3 (15.79%) CCEE
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI