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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 216 206 231
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 95 135 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.18% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 79 122 93
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 188 (68.61%) Linux
2 155 (56.57%) Windows
3 138 (50.36%) VMware
4 88 (32.12%) Active Directory
5 77 (28.10%) Red Hat
6 71 (25.91%) Microsoft
6 71 (25.91%) Finance
7 69 (25.18%) UNIX
8 68 (24.82%) DNS
9 67 (24.45%) Python
10 64 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (22.63%) Bash Shell
12 60 (21.90%) Puppet
13 56 (20.44%) Apache
14 52 (18.98%) MySQL
15 50 (18.25%) MS Exchange
15 50 (18.25%) Cisco
15 50 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (17.88%) Nagios
17 48 (17.52%) Degree
17 48 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 45 (16.42%) DevOps
18 45 (16.42%) Perl
19 43 (15.69%) Configuration Management
20 42 (15.33%) SAN
20 42 (15.33%) SQL
21 39 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (13.87%) ITIL
23 37 (13.50%) SQL Server
23 37 (13.50%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.44%) Apache
2 50 (18.25%) MS Exchange
3 29 (10.58%) Tomcat
4 27 (9.85%) IIS
5 22 (8.03%) SharePoint
6 21 (7.66%) nginx
7 17 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.92%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.55%) Confluence
10 6 (2.19%) Node.js
11 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.46%) Lync
12 4 (1.46%) Jetty
13 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.09%) Escenic
13 3 (1.09%) Drupal
14 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Agresso
2 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.03%) Office 365
3 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.82%) SaaS
4 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (1.09%) Route 53
6 3 (1.09%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 68 (24.82%) DNS
2 42 (15.33%) SAN
3 35 (12.77%) Firewall
4 31 (11.31%) DHCP
5 22 (8.03%) TCP/IP
6 21 (7.66%) NAS
7 20 (7.30%) HTTP
8 17 (6.20%) LAN
9 15 (5.47%) WAN
10 14 (5.11%) LDAP
10 14 (5.11%) Internet
10 14 (5.11%) iSCSI
11 12 (4.38%) VLAN
12 10 (3.65%) VPN
12 10 (3.65%) VoIP
13 9 (3.28%) BGP
14 8 (2.92%) Broadband
15 6 (2.19%) SMTP
16 5 (1.82%) IMAP
16 5 (1.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.98%) MySQL
2 37 (13.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.65%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.19%) Big Data
7 5 (1.82%) QlikView
8 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.46%) Redis
9 3 (1.09%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.09%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) Ingres
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.38%) Subversion
4 11 (4.01%) JIRA
4 11 (4.01%) Emacs
5 5 (1.82%) Hudson
5 5 (1.82%) GDB
6 4 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.46%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.09%) FishEye
8 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) Selenium
9 1 (0.36%) Behat
9 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
General
1 71 (25.91%) Finance
2 24 (8.76%) Banking
3 21 (7.66%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.11%) Law
5 8 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.82%) Billing
6 5 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.46%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Marketing
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
8 3 (1.09%) Publishing
8 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.73%) Retail
9 2 (0.73%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.66%) LAMP
2 15 (5.47%) Web Services
3 8 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.19%) XML
4 6 (2.19%) Memcached
5 5 (1.82%) Middleware
6 4 (1.46%) .NET
6 4 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.46%) Play Framework
7 3 (1.09%) MCollective
7 3 (1.09%) WAMP
7 3 (1.09%) JMS
8 2 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.36%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.36%) FastCGI
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.36%) POSIX
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.49%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.47%) Replication
4 11 (4.01%) EqualLogic
5 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.19%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.82%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.82%) Clustering
9 4 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.46%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.73%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.73%) CESG
11 2 (0.73%) PKI
11 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.73%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 188 (68.61%) Linux
2 155 (56.57%) Windows
3 69 (25.18%) UNIX
4 50 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (13.50%) Debian
8 30 (10.95%) Ubuntu
9 28 (10.22%) CentOS
10 22 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.38%) Solaris
12 11 (4.01%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.82%) SUSE
14 4 (1.46%) NetWare
15 3 (1.09%) AIX
15 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.09%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.42%) DevOps
2 43 (15.69%) Configuration Management
3 38 (13.87%) ITIL
4 26 (9.49%) Open Source
5 24 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.74%) Load Balancing
6 13 (4.74%) Project Management
6 13 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (4.01%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.01%) Change Control
9 8 (2.92%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.55%) Kanban
10 7 (2.55%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.55%) E-Commerce
11 6 (2.19%) Change Management
11 6 (2.19%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (1.82%) Scrum
12 5 (1.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.45%) Python
2 62 (22.63%) Bash Shell
3 45 (16.42%) Perl
4 42 (15.33%) SQL
5 31 (11.31%) Shell Script
6 27 (9.85%) PowerShell
7 24 (8.76%) Ruby
8 21 (7.66%) PHP
9 16 (5.84%) Java
10 6 (2.19%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.82%) VB
11 5 (1.82%) Groovy
12 4 (1.46%) C++
13 3 (1.09%) VBA
13 3 (1.09%) C
14 2 (0.73%) Korn
15 1 (0.36%) C#
15 1 (0.36%) VBScript
15 1 (0.36%) Scala
15 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (17.52%) Degree
2 18 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.11%) MCSE
4 11 (4.01%) CCNA
4 11 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.92%) RHCE
6 8 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.82%) RHCA
9 4 (1.46%) MCITP
10 3 (1.09%) CCA
10 3 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.73%) CCNP
11 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.73%) LPIC
12 1 (0.36%) MCTS
12 1 (0.36%) MCP
12 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.09%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (32.12%) Active Directory
2 64 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.03%) vSphere
4 16 (5.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.11%) XenApp
5 14 (5.11%) NFS
6 13 (4.74%) VMware Server
7 12 (4.38%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.65%) Xen
8 10 (3.65%) Varnish
9 8 (2.92%) KVM
9 8 (2.92%) XenServer
10 6 (2.19%) iptables
11 5 (1.82%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.82%) Docker
11 5 (1.82%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.09%) Squid
12 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 60 (21.90%) Puppet
2 49 (17.88%) Nagios
3 20 (7.30%) SCCM
4 19 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.47%) Tivoli
6 14 (5.11%) Cacti
6 14 (5.11%) Ansible
7 12 (4.38%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.92%) BMC Marimba
8 8 (2.92%) Check_MK
9 6 (2.19%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.19%) SCOM
10 5 (1.82%) Sysprep
10 5 (1.82%) SmokePing
11 4 (1.46%) logstash
11 4 (1.46%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.46%) WSUS
12 3 (1.09%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.09%) Salt
13 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 138 (50.36%) VMware
2 77 (28.10%) Red Hat
3 71 (25.91%) Microsoft
4 50 (18.25%) Cisco
5 34 (12.41%) Citrix
6 21 (7.66%) Oracle
7 18 (6.57%) HP
7 18 (6.57%) NetApp
8 14 (5.11%) Dell
9 10 (3.65%) EMC
9 10 (3.65%) IBM
10 9 (3.28%) Juniper
11 8 (2.92%) Veeam
12 6 (2.19%) Splunk
13 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.46%) Altiris
14 4 (1.46%) SunGard
14 4 (1.46%) Reuters
14 4 (1.46%) Avaya
14 4 (1.46%) IronPort
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 Per Annum £40-75K+Training+Certifications+Pension+Heal
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus equity
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Postshift
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 per annum + flexible hours
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago