The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 205 232 170
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 129 96 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.79% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.85% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 120 87 161
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Systems Administrator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11013 11311 12287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 93.37% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9250 10008 11245
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 198 (71.22%) Linux
2 125 (44.96%) Windows
3 100 (35.97%) VMware
4 86 (30.94%) Active Directory
5 78 (28.06%) Red Hat
6 67 (24.10%) Finance
7 64 (23.02%) Microsoft
8 62 (22.30%) TCP/IP
9 60 (21.58%) Python
10 56 (20.14%) MySQL
11 55 (19.78%) Puppet
12 54 (19.42%) Bash Shell
12 54 (19.42%) SQL
13 51 (18.35%) DNS
14 50 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 49 (17.63%) Perl
16 48 (17.27%) UNIX
17 46 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (16.19%) SQL Server
19 44 (15.83%) MCSE
19 44 (15.83%) Cisco
19 44 (15.83%) Nagios
20 41 (14.75%) ITIL
20 41 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (14.03%) Apache
22 39 (14.03%) Firewall
23 38 (13.67%) Degree
24 37 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
25 36 (12.95%) DevOps

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (14.03%) Apache
2 31 (11.15%) Tomcat
3 30 (10.79%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.76%) IIS
4 16 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.68%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.24%) nginx
7 9 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.80%) Jetty
10 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.44%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.08%) Drupal
12 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.32%) MS Office
3 9 (3.24%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.08%) Agresso
2 3 (1.08%) HFM
3 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.32%) SaaS
4 7 (2.52%) Office 365
5 6 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.72%) Heroku
7 2 (0.72%) Joyent
8 1 (0.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (22.30%) TCP/IP
2 51 (18.35%) DNS
3 39 (14.03%) Firewall
4 32 (11.51%) SAN
5 29 (10.43%) LAN
6 16 (5.76%) WAN
6 16 (5.76%) VPN
7 15 (5.40%) DHCP
8 14 (5.04%) LDAP
9 12 (4.32%) NAS
10 11 (3.96%) SMTP
11 8 (2.88%) VoIP
11 8 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.52%) Kerberos
13 6 (2.16%) tcpdump
13 6 (2.16%) HTTP
14 5 (1.80%) BGP
14 5 (1.80%) Wireless
14 5 (1.80%) IPsec
14 5 (1.80%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.14%) MySQL
2 45 (16.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.80%) DB2
7 5 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.44%) DataStage
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.44%) Pentaho
8 4 (1.44%) Essbase
8 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.44%) Mahout
8 4 (1.44%) Big Data
9 3 (1.08%) Redis
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.55%) Git (software)
1 21 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.19%) Subversion
2 20 (7.19%) JIRA
3 4 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.08%) Hudson
4 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.72%) Maven
5 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.72%) Redmine
5 2 (0.72%) dbdeploy
5 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (24.10%) Finance
2 24 (8.63%) Banking
3 10 (3.60%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.24%) Law
5 8 (2.88%) Legal
6 5 (1.80%) Marketing
7 4 (1.44%) Advertising
8 3 (1.08%) Retail
8 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.72%) Publishing
9 2 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.19%) LAMP
2 17 (6.12%) Web Services
3 7 (2.52%) Middleware
4 4 (1.44%) CSS
4 4 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.44%) XML
4 4 (1.44%) HTML
5 3 (1.08%) .NET
5 3 (1.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.72%) Spring
6 2 (0.72%) J2EE
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.72%) Java EE
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.36%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.36%) Flash
7 1 (0.36%) XHTML
7 1 (0.36%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.19%) Open Source
3 10 (3.60%) Derivative
3 10 (3.60%) Spread Betting
4 8 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.52%) Clustering
6 6 (2.16%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.44%) Statistics
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) CMDB
9 2 (0.72%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
10 1 (0.36%) AS400
10 1 (0.36%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.36%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 198 (71.22%) Linux
2 125 (44.96%) Windows
3 50 (17.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (17.27%) UNIX
5 41 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (12.59%) Ubuntu
7 34 (12.23%) CentOS
8 30 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (10.79%) Solaris
9 28 (10.07%) Debian
10 23 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (6.12%) Windows 7
12 12 (4.32%) AIX
12 12 (4.32%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.88%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.72%) SUSE
14 2 (0.72%) Fedora
15 1 (0.36%) Android
15 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.75%) ITIL
2 36 (12.95%) DevOps
3 29 (10.43%) Problem Management
4 26 (9.35%) Configuration Management
5 20 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 14 (5.04%) Change Management
9 13 (4.68%) E-Commerce
9 13 (4.68%) Migration
10 9 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.88%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.16%) Asset Management
13 5 (1.80%) Time Management
13 5 (1.80%) Performance Management
13 5 (1.80%) Information Security
13 5 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (1.80%) ERP
13 5 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (1.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.58%) Python
2 54 (19.42%) Bash Shell
2 54 (19.42%) SQL
3 49 (17.63%) Perl
4 32 (11.51%) Ruby
5 28 (10.07%) Java
6 22 (7.91%) Shell Script
7 15 (5.40%) PHP
8 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.80%) C
10 5 (1.80%) C#
11 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.44%) R
12 2 (0.72%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) VBA
13 1 (0.36%) RPG
13 1 (0.36%) AWK
13 1 (0.36%) Lua
13 1 (0.36%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 46 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (15.83%) MCSE
3 38 (13.67%) Degree
4 15 (5.40%) MCSA
5 14 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.68%) CCNA
7 7 (2.52%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.80%) RHCE
8 5 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.44%) MCTS
9 4 (1.44%) MCITP
10 3 (1.08%) ACCA
10 3 (1.08%) CIMA
10 3 (1.08%) RHCA
10 3 (1.08%) RHCT
10 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.08%) MCP
10 3 (1.08%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.27%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.52%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (30.94%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.43%) vSphere
4 21 (7.55%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.40%) NFS
6 9 (3.24%) Samba
7 7 (2.52%) XenServer
7 7 (2.52%) KVM
8 5 (1.80%) XenApp
9 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.44%) Postfix
10 3 (1.08%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.08%) Xen
11 2 (0.72%) vCloud
11 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.36%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 55 (19.78%) Puppet
2 44 (15.83%) Nagios
3 37 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.83%) Tivoli
5 12 (4.32%) Cacti
6 10 (3.60%) CFEngine
7 9 (3.24%) Backup Exec
7 9 (3.24%) Salt
8 6 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.80%) SCCM
9 5 (1.80%) SmokePing
10 4 (1.44%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.44%) SCOM
10 4 (1.44%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.08%) Zenoss
11 3 (1.08%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (1.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 100 (35.97%) VMware
2 78 (28.06%) Red Hat
3 64 (23.02%) Microsoft
4 44 (15.83%) Cisco
5 22 (7.91%) Oracle
6 19 (6.83%) HP
7 15 (5.40%) IBM
8 14 (5.04%) Citrix
9 12 (4.32%) JBoss
10 9 (3.24%) EMC
11 7 (2.52%) Symantec
12 6 (2.16%) Juniper
12 6 (2.16%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.80%) Remedy
13 5 (1.80%) Veritas
13 5 (1.80%) Intel
13 5 (1.80%) Sun
13 5 (1.80%) Dell
13 5 (1.80%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.44%) ProCurve
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday + private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum + experience dependent
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Huge Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago