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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 169 216 181
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 129 142 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.12% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.21% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 118 120 137
Average salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
9167 11728 10789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.43% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7862 9928 9271
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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.

1 190 (65.52%) Linux
2 155 (53.45%) Windows
3 128 (44.14%) VMware
4 89 (30.69%) Active Directory
5 84 (28.97%) DNS
6 77 (26.55%) Microsoft
7 74 (25.52%) Red Hat
8 73 (25.17%) Python
9 69 (23.79%) Finance
10 64 (22.07%) UNIX
11 63 (21.72%) Perl
12 61 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (20.69%) MySQL
14 58 (20.00%) SQL
15 57 (19.66%) Puppet
16 56 (19.31%) Bash Shell
16 56 (19.31%) Apache
17 55 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
18 53 (18.28%) MS Exchange
19 50 (17.24%) Cisco
19 50 (17.24%) Degree
20 49 (16.90%) SQL Server
21 48 (16.55%) Nagios
22 46 (15.86%) DHCP
23 45 (15.52%) MS Excel
24 43 (14.83%) SAN
25 41 (14.14%) Ubuntu
25 41 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
26 40 (13.79%) DevOps
27 38 (13.10%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 56 (19.31%) Apache
2 53 (18.28%) MS Exchange
3 38 (13.10%) IIS
4 26 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 25 (8.62%) Tomcat
6 24 (8.28%) nginx
7 19 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (3.10%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.72%) Confluence
11 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.38%) Drupal
12 4 (1.38%) Lync
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.03%) Escenic
14 2 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.34%) HFM
2 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.79%) Office 365
3 7 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.07%) Route 53
5 3 (1.03%) SaaS
5 3 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) Heroku
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 84 (28.97%) DNS
2 46 (15.86%) DHCP
3 43 (14.83%) SAN
4 34 (11.72%) Firewall
5 30 (10.34%) HTTP
6 25 (8.62%) TCP/IP
7 22 (7.59%) NAS
8 20 (6.90%) iSCSI
9 15 (5.17%) SMTP
10 14 (4.83%) LDAP
10 14 (4.83%) Internet
10 14 (4.83%) IMAP
11 13 (4.48%) LAN
11 13 (4.48%) VPN
12 12 (4.14%) WAN
13 8 (2.76%) BGP
13 8 (2.76%) Broadband
13 8 (2.76%) VLAN
14 7 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.69%) MySQL
2 49 (16.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.79%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.45%) QlikView
7 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.07%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.38%) Big Data
11 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.03%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.03%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.69%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 18 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.45%) JIRA
4 8 (2.76%) Emacs
5 6 (2.07%) Subversion
6 4 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.38%) GDB
7 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.34%) Hudson
8 1 (0.34%) dbdeploy
8 1 (0.34%) FishEye
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) Maven
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (23.79%) Finance
2 19 (6.55%) Law
3 18 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.52%) Banking
5 10 (3.45%) Billing
6 5 (1.72%) French Language
6 5 (1.72%) Legal
6 5 (1.72%) Advertising
7 4 (1.38%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.38%) Marketing
7 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.38%) Games
8 3 (1.03%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.24%) LAMP
2 19 (6.55%) Web Services
3 11 (3.79%) Memcached
4 8 (2.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (1.72%) .NET
6 4 (1.38%) Middleware
7 3 (1.03%) WAMP
7 3 (1.03%) MCollective
7 3 (1.03%) JMS
7 3 (1.03%) XML
8 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.34%) FastCGI
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.34%) POSIX
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 28 (9.66%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.14%) EqualLogic
4 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.45%) Replication
4 10 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.76%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.38%) Clustering
9 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.03%) iDTV
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.69%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (0.69%) Kindle
11 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 190 (65.52%) Linux
2 155 (53.45%) Windows
3 64 (22.07%) UNIX
4 55 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (14.14%) Ubuntu
5 41 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (10.69%) Debian
8 27 (9.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (8.62%) CentOS
10 12 (4.14%) Solaris
11 11 (3.79%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.07%) SUSE
13 5 (1.72%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (1.38%) AIX
14 4 (1.38%) NetWare
14 4 (1.38%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.79%) DevOps
2 36 (12.41%) ITIL
2 36 (12.41%) Configuration Management
3 22 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (7.59%) Open Source
4 16 (5.52%) Project Management
5 12 (4.14%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.14%) Change Control
6 11 (3.79%) E-Commerce
7 10 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 10 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (2.76%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (2.41%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.07%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.07%) Migration
11 6 (2.07%) Change Management
11 6 (2.07%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (1.72%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.17%) Python
2 63 (21.72%) Perl
3 58 (20.00%) SQL
4 56 (19.31%) Bash Shell
5 32 (11.03%) PowerShell
6 31 (10.69%) Shell Script
7 24 (8.28%) PHP
8 22 (7.59%) Ruby
9 14 (4.83%) Java
10 6 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.72%) VBScript
11 5 (1.72%) VB
11 5 (1.72%) VBA
12 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.38%) C
13 3 (1.03%) Scala
13 3 (1.03%) Groovy
13 3 (1.03%) C++
14 2 (0.69%) Korn
15 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (17.24%) Degree
2 21 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.21%) MCSE
4 13 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.14%) CCNA
6 7 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.38%) MCSA
7 4 (1.38%) MCITP
8 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.03%) CCNP
9 2 (0.69%) RHCE
9 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.69%) CCA
9 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.69%) LPIC
9 2 (0.69%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) VCP4
10 1 (0.34%) VCP5
10 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (30.69%) Active Directory
2 61 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.62%) vSphere
4 20 (6.90%) NFS
5 18 (6.21%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.52%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.14%) XenApp
8 11 (3.79%) Varnish
9 10 (3.45%) Terminal Services
10 9 (3.10%) KVM
11 8 (2.76%) Xen
11 8 (2.76%) XenServer
12 7 (2.41%) Docker
13 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.72%) Squid
14 4 (1.38%) iptables
14 4 (1.38%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.69%) Samba
15 2 (0.69%) Postfix
16 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (19.66%) Puppet
2 48 (16.55%) Nagios
3 22 (7.59%) Tivoli
4 18 (6.21%) Cacti
5 14 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.48%) SCCM
7 12 (4.14%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.45%) Sysprep
9 8 (2.76%) Check_MK
9 8 (2.76%) BMC Marimba
10 7 (2.41%) Ansible
11 5 (1.72%) SmokePing
12 4 (1.38%) logstash
12 4 (1.38%) Salt
12 4 (1.38%) SCOM
12 4 (1.38%) WSUS
13 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 128 (44.14%) VMware
2 77 (26.55%) Microsoft
3 74 (25.52%) Red Hat
4 50 (17.24%) Cisco
5 30 (10.34%) Oracle
6 25 (8.62%) Citrix
7 24 (8.28%) NetApp
8 17 (5.86%) HP
9 13 (4.48%) Dell
10 12 (4.14%) EMC
10 12 (4.14%) IBM
11 9 (3.10%) Juniper
12 8 (2.76%) Veeam
13 6 (2.07%) Splunk
14 5 (1.72%) IronPort
14 5 (1.72%) Percona
14 5 (1.72%) Intel
15 4 (1.38%) Reuters
15 4 (1.38%) Sophos
15 4 (1.38%) SunGard
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, discretionary bonus, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + 28 Days Holiday. Season Ticket. Di
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: NEGOTIABLE - Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £600000000 - £650000000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 32000 and 38000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 45K to 55K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago