Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 129 132
Rank change year-on-year -23 +3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 2 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.26% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.27% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 17
Edinburgh median annual salary - £42,500 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +30.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) yum
1 2 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) GCC
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) NuGet
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (100.00%) GCC
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) NuGet
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCLI
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) VMware