The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 175 144 179
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 62 119 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.74% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.81% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 139
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
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
5295 6561 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5821 9166
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 6 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 72 (64.29%) Windows
2 61 (54.46%) Linux
3 58 (51.79%) VMware
4 53 (47.32%) Windows Server
5 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 37 (33.04%) Active Directory
7 33 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (27.68%) PowerShell
9 27 (24.11%) Configuration Management
10 25 (22.32%) Firewall
10 25 (22.32%) Red Hat
10 25 (22.32%) Puppet
11 24 (21.43%) Finance
12 23 (20.54%) Cisco
13 21 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
13 21 (18.75%) SCCM
14 19 (16.96%) MS Exchange
14 19 (16.96%) Unix
15 18 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
16 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (15.18%) LAN
16 17 (15.18%) WAN
16 17 (15.18%) Shell Script
17 16 (14.29%) Apache
17 16 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (14.29%) DevOps
18 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 19 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.36%) IIS
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.57%) JBoss
6 3 (2.68%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.79%) nginx
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.89%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.50%) Office 365
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.89%) GitHub
4 1 (0.89%) Heroku
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) Firewall
2 17 (15.18%) LAN
2 17 (15.18%) WAN
3 15 (13.39%) DNS
4 11 (9.82%) DHCP
5 10 (8.93%) SAN
6 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.46%) VoIP
8 4 (3.57%) Internet
8 4 (3.57%) VLAN
8 4 (3.57%) VPN
9 3 (2.68%) FTP
9 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.68%) NAS
9 3 (2.68%) Skype
9 3 (2.68%) Wireless
10 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.79%) LDAP
11 1 (0.89%) Intranet
11 1 (0.89%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) MySQL
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Essbase
4 2 (1.79%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.57%) Bundler
4 3 (2.68%) Subversion
4 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Law
3 9 (8.04%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Back Office
4 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Publishing
5 2 (1.79%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) LAMP
2 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.89%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
4 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.25%) Fintech
3 6 (5.36%) Clustering
4 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.46%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.46%) Wiki
5 4 (3.57%) CMDB
6 3 (2.68%) iPhone
6 3 (2.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 72 (64.29%) Windows
2 61 (54.46%) Linux
3 53 (47.32%) Windows Server
4 19 (16.96%) Unix
5 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.46%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.46%) SUSE
8 4 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.57%) CentOS
8 4 (3.57%) Solaris
8 4 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.79%) AIX
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.89%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.89%) HPUX
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Configuration Management
2 16 (14.29%) DevOps
3 15 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.36%) ITIL
6 6 (5.36%) Microservices
6 6 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.46%) Change Control
7 5 (4.46%) Web Operations
8 4 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (3.57%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.57%) Line Management
8 4 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (2.68%) Analytics
9 3 (2.68%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (2.68%) Build Automation
9 3 (2.68%) Open Source
9 3 (2.68%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) PowerShell
2 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 17 (15.18%) Shell Script
4 12 (10.71%) Python
5 11 (9.82%) Perl
5 11 (9.82%) Ruby
6 10 (8.93%) SQL
7 9 (8.04%) PHP
8 5 (4.46%) Java
9 4 (3.57%) C#
10 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) CCA
2 7 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (5.36%) MCP
3 6 (5.36%) MCSE
4 4 (3.57%) CCNA
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.57%) MCITP
4 4 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (0.89%) MCSA
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (33.04%) Active Directory
2 33 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (7.14%) Docker
4 8 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.36%) Xen
7 5 (4.46%) XenApp
7 5 (4.46%) XenServer
8 3 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.68%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.68%) vSphere
9 1 (0.89%) Firmware
9 1 (0.89%) oVirt
9 1 (0.89%) Postfix
9 1 (0.89%) Samba
9 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (22.32%) Puppet
2 21 (18.75%) SCCM
3 18 (16.07%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (12.50%) Ansible
5 11 (9.82%) Casper Suite
6 10 (8.93%) Salt
7 4 (3.57%) SCOM
8 3 (2.68%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.68%) Terraform
8 3 (2.68%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.79%) Nagios
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.79%) WSUS
10 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.89%) Munin
10 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (51.79%) VMware
2 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.32%) Red Hat
4 23 (20.54%) Cisco
5 11 (9.82%) Apple
5 11 (9.82%) Citrix
6 9 (8.04%) Veritas
7 8 (7.14%) Rackspace
7 8 (7.14%) Sophos
8 7 (6.25%) Oracle
9 5 (4.46%) HP
9 5 (4.46%) NetApp
10 4 (3.57%) Dell
10 4 (3.57%) EMC
10 4 (3.57%) Google
11 3 (2.68%) Adobe
11 3 (2.68%) EnterpriseDB
11 3 (2.68%) Hyperion
11 3 (2.68%) Xerox
12 2 (1.79%) BMC
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Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
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