Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 373 419
Rank change year-on-year +57 +46 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 10 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.096% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.062% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 23
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £43,250 £35,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £84,250 £71,250 £72,500
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% -2.86%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9917 12962 20116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 95.99% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8969 11725 17163
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,225 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Administrator in the City of London

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 City of London region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Unix
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) Puppet
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) RHCE
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Solaris
7 3 (30.00%) Perl
7 3 (30.00%) Apache
7 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) nginx
7 3 (30.00%) Ansible
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (20.00%) DevOps
8 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) nginx
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) RHCE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Samba
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (10.00%) Capistrano
4 1 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago