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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 175 175 214
Rank change year-on-year
0 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 86 141 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.39% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.47% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 130 131
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 £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
6225 9595 12374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.84% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5693 8197 10469
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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.

1 106 (73.61%) Linux
2 75 (52.08%) Puppet
3 69 (47.92%) DevOps
4 68 (47.22%) VMware
5 55 (38.19%) Python
6 51 (35.42%) Law
6 51 (35.42%) Bash Shell
7 46 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (31.25%) Ansible
9 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
11 37 (25.69%) Configuration Management
12 35 (24.31%) LAMP
12 35 (24.31%) Perl
13 34 (23.61%) Active Directory
13 34 (23.61%) Nagios
14 33 (22.92%) Finance
14 33 (22.92%) Microsoft
15 32 (22.22%) MySQL
15 32 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (21.53%) Cisco
17 30 (20.83%) Apache
18 29 (20.14%) Red Hat
19 27 (18.75%) Windows
20 26 (18.06%) Docker
20 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
21 24 (16.67%) Unix
21 24 (16.67%) Firewall
22 23 (15.97%) PHP

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 30 (20.83%) Apache
2 12 (8.33%) IIS
3 11 (7.64%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.64%) nginx
4 10 (6.94%) OpenStack
4 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.08%) Drupal
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.39%) JBoss
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.69%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.69%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) IaaS
4 3 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.08%) SaaS
5 2 (1.39%) GitHub
5 2 (1.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.67%) Firewall
2 21 (14.58%) DNS
3 16 (11.11%) SAN
4 12 (8.33%) LAN
5 11 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (7.64%) Internet
6 10 (6.94%) WAN
7 8 (5.56%) MRTG
8 7 (4.86%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.86%) NAS
8 7 (4.86%) VLAN
9 5 (3.47%) LDAP
10 4 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.78%) VoIP
10 4 (2.78%) VPN
11 3 (2.08%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.39%) Network Security
12 2 (1.39%) SSL
12 2 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) MySQL
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.08%) Redis
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.69%) Essbase
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.78%) Subversion
4 3 (2.08%) Emacs
4 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.69%) FishEye
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (35.42%) Law
2 33 (22.92%) Finance
3 12 (8.33%) Banking
4 10 (6.94%) Marketing
5 5 (3.47%) Games
5 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.08%) Back Office
7 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.08%) Publishing
7 3 (2.08%) Retail
8 2 (1.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.31%) LAMP
2 12 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (5.56%) .NET
4 6 (4.17%) Web Services
5 4 (2.78%) ELK Stack
5 4 (2.78%) JSON
6 2 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.69%) Kafka
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.86%) Replication
3 6 (4.17%) Clustering
3 6 (4.17%) Fintech
3 6 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.17%) Wiki
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) User Experience
5 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.78%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.08%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.39%) iPad
7 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Telematics
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (73.61%) Linux
2 27 (18.75%) Windows
3 24 (16.67%) Unix
4 23 (15.97%) Windows Server
5 22 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.56%) CentOS
8 8 (5.56%) Solaris
9 7 (4.86%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.47%) FreeBSD
10 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.08%) Android
12 3 (2.08%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.92%) DevOps
2 37 (25.69%) Configuration Management
3 32 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (21.53%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.03%) ITIL
6 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (6.25%) Web Operations
8 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.56%) Microservices
8 8 (5.56%) Service Management
9 7 (4.86%) Open Source
10 6 (4.17%) Analytics
10 6 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.47%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.47%) Load Balancing
12 4 (2.78%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.78%) Information Security
12 4 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.19%) Python
2 51 (35.42%) Bash Shell
3 35 (24.31%) Perl
4 23 (15.97%) PHP
5 18 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.94%) Ruby
6 10 (6.94%) SQL
7 7 (4.86%) C
8 3 (2.08%) Java
9 2 (1.39%) C++
9 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) Delphi
10 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.03%) CCNA
2 13 (9.03%) MCP
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (4.86%) MCSE
5 6 (4.17%) MCSA
6 4 (2.78%) CCNP
6 4 (2.78%) Degree
7 3 (2.08%) MCITP
7 3 (2.08%) RHCE
8 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) AAT
9 1 (0.69%) ACCA
9 1 (0.69%) CCA
9 1 (0.69%) CIMA
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.69%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.61%) Active Directory
3 26 (18.06%) Docker
4 22 (15.28%) KVM
5 13 (9.03%) vSphere
6 9 (6.25%) Xen
7 7 (4.86%) Corosync
7 7 (4.86%) NFS
8 6 (4.17%) XenApp
9 5 (3.47%) oVirt
9 5 (3.47%) Postfix
9 5 (3.47%) Varnish
10 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.08%) GFS2
11 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
11 3 (2.08%) iptables
12 2 (1.39%) GPFS
12 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 75 (52.08%) Puppet
2 45 (31.25%) Ansible
3 39 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (23.61%) Nagios
5 15 (10.42%) SCCM
6 13 (9.03%) Salt
7 12 (8.33%) ZABBIX
8 8 (5.56%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.86%) Pacemaker
10 6 (4.17%) SCOM
11 5 (3.47%) Munin
12 4 (2.78%) HAProxy
12 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (2.78%) Tivoli
13 3 (2.08%) SmokePing
13 3 (2.08%) Terraform
14 2 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
14 2 (1.39%) logstash
14 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (1.39%) Webmin
Vendors
1 68 (47.22%) VMware
2 33 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.53%) Cisco
4 29 (20.14%) Red Hat
5 18 (12.50%) Rackspace
6 9 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.25%) Splunk
7 8 (5.56%) Citrix
8 7 (4.86%) Google
9 6 (4.17%) Dell
10 5 (3.47%) HP
11 4 (2.78%) NetApp
12 3 (2.08%) Oracle
12 3 (2.08%) SAP
12 3 (2.08%) Veritas
13 2 (1.39%) Apple
13 2 (1.39%) Hyperion
13 2 (1.39%) JD Edwards
13 2 (1.39%) Meraki
13 2 (1.39%) Percona
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ION Asset Architecture
Salary: Competitive + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 10% London weighting
Posted: 25 days ago