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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 165 183 147
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 162 158 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.36% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.47% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 142 141 197
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 226 (74.83%) Linux
2 162 (53.64%) Windows
3 111 (36.75%) VMware
4 88 (29.14%) Red Hat
5 80 (26.49%) MySQL
6 79 (26.16%) Perl
7 78 (25.83%) Python
8 75 (24.83%) Puppet
9 71 (23.51%) Active Directory
10 68 (22.52%) Microsoft
11 67 (22.19%) DNS
12 63 (20.86%) Apache
12 63 (20.86%) TCP/IP
13 61 (20.20%) Nagios
14 60 (19.87%) UNIX
15 58 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 57 (18.87%) SQL
16 57 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
17 54 (17.88%) Firewall
18 53 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
19 51 (16.89%) SQL Server
19 51 (16.89%) MS Excel
19 51 (16.89%) Finance
19 51 (16.89%) Ubuntu
20 48 (15.89%) IIS
20 48 (15.89%) Bash Shell
21 47 (15.56%) Ruby
21 47 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 46 (15.23%) Tomcat
23 45 (14.90%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 63 (20.86%) Apache
2 48 (15.89%) IIS
3 46 (15.23%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.27%) MS Exchange
5 25 (8.28%) nginx
6 15 (4.97%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.64%) JBoss
8 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.32%) Jetty
9 7 (2.32%) Liferay
9 7 (2.32%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (2.32%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.66%) CMS
12 4 (1.32%) Zope
12 4 (1.32%) Plone
12 4 (1.32%) ejabberd
12 4 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 51 (16.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) HFM
1 3 (0.99%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 3 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.61%) SaaS
3 22 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.65%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.99%) Office 365
7 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.32%) Heroku
8 1 (0.33%) Route 53
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 67 (22.19%) DNS
2 63 (20.86%) TCP/IP
3 54 (17.88%) Firewall
4 41 (13.58%) DHCP
5 36 (11.92%) SAN
6 21 (6.95%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (6.29%) SMTP
8 17 (5.63%) LDAP
9 15 (4.97%) HTTP
10 13 (4.30%) IMAP
10 13 (4.30%) NAS
11 12 (3.97%) SSH
11 12 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (3.64%) VPN
12 11 (3.64%) FTP
13 10 (3.31%) LAN
13 10 (3.31%) VoIP
14 8 (2.65%) SSL
15 7 (2.32%) Telnet
16 6 (1.99%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (26.49%) MySQL
2 51 (16.89%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.97%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.98%) Big Data
8 7 (2.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.99%) Essbase
9 6 (1.99%) QlikView
9 6 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.66%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.64%) Subversion
4 10 (3.31%) JIRA
5 5 (1.66%) Emacs
6 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.32%) Hudson
7 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.66%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.66%) Redmine
9 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (16.89%) Finance
2 24 (7.95%) Law
3 18 (5.96%) Advertising
4 16 (5.30%) Banking
5 13 (4.30%) Games
6 9 (2.98%) Marketing
7 7 (2.32%) French Language
7 7 (2.32%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.99%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 2 (0.66%) iGaming
11 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.60%) Web Services
2 14 (4.64%) LAMP
3 11 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (2.32%) XML
4 7 (2.32%) .NET
5 5 (1.66%) HTML
6 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.32%) CSS
6 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.32%) Spring
6 4 (1.32%) Middleware
7 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.99%) Java EE
8 2 (0.66%) Memcached
8 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.33%) CGI
9 1 (0.33%) J2EE
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.26%) Open Source
2 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.99%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.99%) iPad
5 5 (1.66%) Derivative
6 4 (1.32%) Clustering
6 4 (1.32%) Spread Betting
7 3 (0.99%) LIMS
7 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.66%) Kindle
8 2 (0.66%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.66%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) iDTV
9 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 226 (74.83%) Linux
2 162 (53.64%) Windows
3 60 (19.87%) UNIX
4 53 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (16.89%) Ubuntu
6 47 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (12.25%) CentOS
8 27 (8.94%) Debian
9 20 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (6.29%) Solaris
11 17 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (5.30%) Windows 7
13 7 (2.32%) Android
14 6 (1.99%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.32%) OpenBSD
16 4 (1.32%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.90%) DevOps
2 34 (11.26%) ITIL
3 27 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.61%) Configuration Management
5 20 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (5.30%) Project Management
6 16 (5.30%) E-Commerce
6 16 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (4.97%) Information Management
7 15 (4.97%) Load Balancing
8 14 (4.64%) Change Management
9 12 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.98%) Migration
10 9 (2.98%) Web Services Management
10 9 (2.98%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.32%) ITIL V2
11 7 (2.32%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (1.99%) Performance Management
12 6 (1.99%) Service Management
13 5 (1.66%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.16%) Perl
2 78 (25.83%) Python
3 57 (18.87%) SQL
4 48 (15.89%) Bash Shell
5 47 (15.56%) Ruby
6 35 (11.59%) Java
7 24 (7.95%) Shell Script
8 18 (5.96%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.63%) C
10 16 (5.30%) PHP
11 9 (2.98%) VBScript
12 7 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.32%) C#
14 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.99%) Scala
15 2 (0.66%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.66%) AWK
15 2 (0.66%) sed
15 2 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (10.60%) Degree
2 18 (5.96%) CCNA
2 18 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.97%) MCSE
4 5 (1.66%) MCSA
5 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.32%) MCTS
6 3 (0.99%) MCITP
6 3 (0.99%) MCP
6 3 (0.99%) AAT
6 3 (0.99%) ACCA
6 3 (0.99%) CIMA
7 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.33%) VCP4
7 1 (0.33%) VCAP
7 1 (0.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 71 (23.51%) Active Directory
2 58 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.30%) KVM
4 11 (3.64%) XenServer
5 10 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.31%) Xen
6 7 (2.32%) NFS
7 6 (1.99%) Varnish
8 4 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.32%) XenApp
8 4 (1.32%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.32%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (1.32%) Ceph
9 3 (0.99%) vSphere
9 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.66%) Samba
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.66%) Postfix
10 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 75 (24.83%) Puppet
2 61 (20.20%) Nagios
3 57 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.30%) Ansible
5 13 (4.30%) HAProxy
5 13 (4.30%) Cacti
6 9 (2.98%) Salt
7 8 (2.65%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.99%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.66%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.32%) Zenoss
10 4 (1.32%) SCCM
10 4 (1.32%) Ganeti
10 4 (1.32%) Bacula
11 3 (0.99%) Graphite
11 3 (0.99%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.66%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.66%) yum
Vendors
1 111 (36.75%) VMware
2 88 (29.14%) Red Hat
3 68 (22.52%) Microsoft
4 44 (14.57%) Cisco
5 34 (11.26%) Oracle
6 22 (7.28%) HP
7 15 (4.97%) EMC
8 13 (4.30%) Citrix
8 13 (4.30%) NetApp
9 12 (3.97%) Riverbed
10 11 (3.64%) ProCurve
11 10 (3.31%) F5
12 9 (2.98%) Adobe
13 8 (2.65%) Veritas
14 7 (2.32%) Juniper
14 7 (2.32%) Intel
14 7 (2.32%) Rackspace
15 6 (1.99%) Sun
15 6 (1.99%) IBM
15 6 (1.99%) Hyperion
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