Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 345 386
Rank change year-on-year +2 +41 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 4 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.034% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.16% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 10
East of England median annual salary £72,500 £43,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.71% -20.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £65,750 £35,750 £46,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11513 12679 14819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9456 10525 12280
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the East of England

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the East of England

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +5 4 £72,500 +93.33%
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East of England region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google