The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
Rank - 254 247
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in the South West

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

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 West region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Salt
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PHP 5
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Salt
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Zend