The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 361 422 440
Rank change year-on-year +61 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 28 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 23
Median salary £61,250 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.20% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Administrator in the South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +48 18 £60,000 +2.12% 1
Surrey +38 4 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £62,500 +42.04%
Hampshire +13 1 £45,000 +5.88%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Senior Systems Administrator
England

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 42 (76.36%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) MySQL
2 25 (45.45%) Puppet
3 23 (41.82%) Firewall
3 23 (41.82%) CentOS
4 21 (38.18%) VMware
4 21 (38.18%) Windows
5 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
6 18 (32.73%) Degree
6 18 (32.73%) DevOps
7 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
7 16 (29.09%) VPN
7 16 (29.09%) Apache
8 15 (27.27%) Python
8 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (25.45%) High Availability
9 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.45%) Cisco
10 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
10 12 (21.82%) SQL
10 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
11 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 10 (18.18%) PHP
12 10 (18.18%) Unix
12 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (29.09%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) nginx
3 8 (14.55%) IIS
4 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (9.09%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.45%) Drupal
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.64%) WordPress
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) SaaS
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle CX
4 4 (7.27%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (7.27%) Google App Engine
4 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.27%) Office 365
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) Firewall
2 16 (29.09%) VPN
3 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.36%) DNS
5 8 (14.55%) SAN
6 6 (10.91%) LAN
6 6 (10.91%) WAN
6 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 5 (9.09%) OpenVPN
8 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.27%) FTP
8 4 (7.27%) Internet
9 3 (5.45%) MPLS
9 3 (5.45%) NAS
9 3 (5.45%) VoIP
10 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) MS Access
5 2 (3.64%) Redis
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Trac
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) LAMP
2 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (7.27%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (7.27%) Kafka
4 2 (3.64%) POSIX
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) Memcached
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) EMC VNX
5 4 (7.27%) Clustering
5 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) CentOS
3 21 (38.18%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) Unix
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (7.27%) Debian
8 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Solaris
9 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.82%) Android
10 1 (1.82%) Fedora
10 1 (1.82%) VMS
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) DevOps
2 14 (25.45%) High Availability
3 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) Microservices
6 4 (7.27%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Open Source
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Network Design
8 2 (3.64%) Security Management
8 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Use Case
8 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Python
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (18.18%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) Perl
6 6 (10.91%) Java
7 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.45%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) C#
10 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) CCNA
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) Docker
4 6 (10.91%) KVM
4 6 (10.91%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) Varnish
6 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
6 3 (5.45%) NFS
7 2 (3.64%) vCloud
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.82%) iptables
8 1 (1.82%) Postfix
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.82%) XenApp
8 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (45.45%) Puppet
2 15 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.73%) HAProxy
4 6 (10.91%) logstash
5 5 (9.09%) Graphite
5 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
6 4 (7.27%) Kibana
7 3 (5.45%) Ansible
7 3 (5.45%) cPanel
7 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.45%) Nagios
8 2 (3.64%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.64%) WSUS
9 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.82%) FreeIPA
9 1 (1.82%) Plesk
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) VMware
2 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) EMC
6 7 (12.73%) HP
7 5 (9.09%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) Sun
8 4 (7.27%) New Relic
9 3 (5.45%) Juniper
10 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) ANSYS
10 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.64%) Zerto
11 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.82%) Citrix
11 1 (1.82%) Sophos
11 1 (1.82%) Symantec
11 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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