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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 179 211 219
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 77 105 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.00% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.05% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 90 114
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
6014 9992 11730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.99% 95.03% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5480 8554 9801
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 100 (63.69%) Linux
2 79 (50.32%) VMware
3 71 (45.22%) DevOps
4 69 (43.95%) Puppet
5 53 (33.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (33.76%) Law
6 48 (30.57%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (30.57%) Ansible
7 47 (29.94%) Bash Shell
7 47 (29.94%) Python
8 46 (29.30%) Windows
9 45 (28.66%) Configuration Management
10 44 (28.03%) Active Directory
11 42 (26.75%) Microsoft
12 40 (25.48%) Finance
12 40 (25.48%) LAMP
12 40 (25.48%) Opscode Chef
13 39 (24.84%) Apache
14 38 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (24.20%) Windows Server
15 37 (23.57%) MySQL
16 33 (21.02%) Perl
16 33 (21.02%) PHP
17 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
17 31 (19.75%) Docker
18 30 (19.11%) Cisco
19 28 (17.83%) Firewall
20 27 (17.20%) Nagios
20 27 (17.20%) Red Hat
20 27 (17.20%) Jenkins

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 39 (24.84%) Apache
2 19 (12.10%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.28%) IIS
3 13 (8.28%) nginx
4 12 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.64%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.73%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.91%) Drupal
8 3 (1.91%) JBoss
9 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.64%) CMS
10 1 (0.64%) Confluence
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (30.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
3 4 (2.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.27%) GitHub
4 2 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.83%) Firewall
2 24 (15.29%) DNS
3 17 (10.83%) SAN
4 15 (9.55%) LAN
5 13 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (7.64%) Internet
7 11 (7.01%) VLAN
7 11 (7.01%) WAN
8 7 (4.46%) MRTG
9 6 (3.82%) NAS
9 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.18%) DHCP
10 5 (3.18%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.18%) VoIP
11 4 (2.55%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.55%) FTP
11 4 (2.55%) LDAP
11 4 (2.55%) VPN
12 3 (1.91%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) MySQL
2 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.27%) Essbase
4 2 (1.27%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (17.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) Emacs
3 1 (0.64%) FishEye
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 53 (33.76%) Law
2 40 (25.48%) Finance
3 14 (8.92%) Banking
4 12 (7.64%) Marketing
5 7 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.18%) Games
7 4 (2.55%) Publishing
8 3 (1.91%) Back Office
8 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.91%) Retail
9 2 (1.27%) Electronics
9 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.48%) LAMP
2 11 (7.01%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (5.10%) .NET
4 6 (3.82%) Web Services
5 4 (2.55%) ELK Stack
5 4 (2.55%) HTML
5 4 (2.55%) JSON
6 2 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Replication
2 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Fintech
4 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (4.46%) Wiki
5 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.18%) User Experience
7 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.55%) Clustering
7 4 (2.55%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.91%) iPhone
8 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
9 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 100 (63.69%) Linux
2 46 (29.30%) Windows
3 38 (24.20%) Windows Server
4 19 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.10%) Unix
5 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.73%) CentOS
7 9 (5.73%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.82%) FreeBSD
8 6 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.18%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.18%) Solaris
9 5 (3.18%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.91%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.22%) DevOps
2 45 (28.66%) Configuration Management
3 38 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (8.28%) Web Operations
6 12 (7.64%) Microservices
7 11 (7.01%) Service Management
8 9 (5.73%) Analytics
9 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.46%) ITIL
10 7 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.46%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (3.82%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.18%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.18%) Business Continuity
12 5 (3.18%) ERP
12 5 (3.18%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.94%) Bash Shell
1 47 (29.94%) Python
2 33 (21.02%) Perl
2 33 (21.02%) PHP
3 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.64%) Ruby
5 10 (6.37%) SQL
6 8 (5.10%) C
7 5 (3.18%) Java
7 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.91%) C#
9 2 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) Delphi
10 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (10.83%) MCP
2 15 (9.55%) CCNA
3 13 (8.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.82%) MCSA
6 5 (3.18%) CCA
6 5 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.18%) MCITP
6 5 (3.18%) MCSE
7 4 (2.55%) Degree
8 3 (1.91%) CCNP
9 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.27%) MCTS
10 1 (0.64%) AAT
10 1 (0.64%) ACCA
10 1 (0.64%) CIMA
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) SLA
2 5 (3.18%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (33.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (28.03%) Active Directory
3 31 (19.75%) Docker
4 20 (12.74%) KVM
5 12 (7.64%) vSphere
6 10 (6.37%) Xen
7 9 (5.73%) XenApp
8 7 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (3.82%) oVirt
9 6 (3.82%) Postfix
9 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.18%) NFS
10 5 (3.18%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.55%) Corosync
11 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.27%) Varnish
13 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (43.95%) Puppet
2 48 (30.57%) Ansible
3 40 (25.48%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (17.20%) Nagios
5 25 (15.92%) SCCM
6 17 (10.83%) Salt
7 8 (5.10%) Kubernetes
8 7 (4.46%) ZABBIX
9 6 (3.82%) Casper Suite
9 6 (3.82%) Munin
9 6 (3.82%) SCOM
10 4 (2.55%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.55%) Pacemaker
11 3 (1.91%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.27%) Cacti
12 2 (1.27%) logstash
12 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
12 2 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (50.32%) VMware
2 42 (26.75%) Microsoft
3 30 (19.11%) Cisco
4 27 (17.20%) Red Hat
5 24 (15.29%) Rackspace
6 11 (7.01%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.01%) Citrix
7 9 (5.73%) Google
7 9 (5.73%) Splunk
8 7 (4.46%) Apple
9 6 (3.82%) Dell
10 5 (3.18%) HP
10 5 (3.18%) Hyperion
10 5 (3.18%) NetApp
11 4 (2.55%) Adobe
11 4 (2.55%) JD Edwards
11 4 (2.55%) Oracle
11 4 (2.55%) SAP
11 4 (2.55%) Sophos
12 3 (1.91%) Xerox
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SentryBay
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Hudson River Trading
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago