The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 209 222 166
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 130 100 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.84% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.90% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 117 95 159
Average salary £47,000 £45,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11422 11165 12223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.26% 93.25% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9566 9803 11143
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 200 (67.57%) Linux
2 139 (46.96%) Windows
3 108 (36.49%) VMware
4 101 (34.12%) Active Directory
5 88 (29.73%) Finance
6 86 (29.05%) Red Hat
7 72 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 65 (21.96%) TCP/IP
9 57 (19.26%) DNS
9 57 (19.26%) SQL
10 56 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 55 (18.58%) SQL Server
12 54 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (17.57%) Bash Shell
13 52 (17.57%) Python
14 49 (16.55%) Perl
15 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (15.88%) UNIX
17 45 (15.20%) ITIL
17 45 (15.20%) Degree
18 44 (14.86%) MCSE
19 43 (14.53%) SAN
19 43 (14.53%) Cisco
19 43 (14.53%) Puppet
20 42 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (14.19%) MySQL
21 40 (13.51%) Solaris
21 40 (13.51%) Firewall
22 39 (13.18%) Apache
23 36 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (13.18%) Apache
2 31 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.78%) Tomcat
4 24 (8.11%) IIS
5 16 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (5.07%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.72%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.35%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.35%) nginx
12 3 (1.01%) Drupal
12 3 (1.01%) Jetty
12 3 (1.01%) CMS
13 2 (0.68%) Lync
13 2 (0.68%) Node.js
14 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.05%) MS Office
3 10 (3.38%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.34%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Agresso
2 3 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.01%) HFM
3 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.34%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.72%) SaaS
3 9 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.03%) Office 365
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) Joyent
6 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.96%) TCP/IP
2 57 (19.26%) DNS
3 43 (14.53%) SAN
4 40 (13.51%) Firewall
5 34 (11.49%) LAN
6 24 (8.11%) VPN
7 20 (6.76%) DHCP
8 18 (6.08%) WAN
9 15 (5.07%) LDAP
10 13 (4.39%) NAS
10 13 (4.39%) SMTP
11 7 (2.36%) BGP
11 7 (2.36%) IPsec
11 7 (2.36%) Kerberos
11 7 (2.36%) VoIP
12 6 (2.03%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.03%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
13 5 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.19%) MySQL
3 19 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.04%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (3.04%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.69%) DB2
9 4 (1.35%) DataStage
9 4 (1.35%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.35%) Mahout
9 4 (1.35%) Big Data
9 4 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.35%) Redis
10 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.74%) Subversion
2 16 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.07%) JIRA
4 12 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.68%) Maven
8 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.68%) dbdeploy
8 2 (0.68%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.34%) Redmine
9 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (29.73%) Finance
2 23 (7.77%) Banking
3 11 (3.72%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.70%) Legal
5 6 (2.03%) Law
5 6 (2.03%) Marketing
6 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.35%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.76%) LAMP
2 11 (3.72%) Middleware
2 11 (3.72%) Web Services
3 10 (3.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.69%) .NET
5 4 (1.35%) MapReduce
6 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) Java EE
6 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.34%) Flash
6 1 (0.34%) XHTML
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
6 1 (0.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.12%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.09%) Clustering
3 13 (4.39%) Derivative
3 13 (4.39%) Spread Betting
3 13 (4.39%) Open Source
4 9 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.70%) Replication
6 7 (2.36%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.36%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.03%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.03%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.03%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.35%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) CMDB
10 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 200 (67.57%) Linux
2 139 (46.96%) Windows
3 56 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (18.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (15.88%) UNIX
6 40 (13.51%) Solaris
7 36 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (12.16%) CentOS
8 31 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (9.80%) Ubuntu
10 27 (9.12%) Debian
11 26 (8.78%) Windows 7
12 18 (6.08%) AIX
13 11 (3.72%) Windows 8
13 11 (3.72%) Mac OS X
14 10 (3.38%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.68%) SUSE
17 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.20%) ITIL
2 31 (10.47%) Problem Management
3 30 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 28 (9.46%) DevOps
5 24 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (5.74%) Load Balancing
7 16 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (5.41%) Migration
7 16 (5.41%) Change Management
8 13 (4.39%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.38%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (2.70%) Change Control
10 8 (2.70%) High Availability
11 7 (2.36%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (2.36%) Investment Management
11 7 (2.36%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.03%) ERP
12 6 (2.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.26%) SQL
2 52 (17.57%) Bash Shell
2 52 (17.57%) Python
3 49 (16.55%) Perl
4 25 (8.45%) Shell Script
5 22 (7.43%) Java
6 21 (7.09%) PHP
7 20 (6.76%) Ruby
8 17 (5.74%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.04%) C
10 8 (2.70%) VBScript
11 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.35%) R
12 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.68%) C#
14 1 (0.34%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.34%) sed
14 1 (0.34%) Lua
14 1 (0.34%) AWK
14 1 (0.34%) RPG
Qualifications
1 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.20%) Degree
3 44 (14.86%) MCSE
4 13 (4.39%) MCSA
5 9 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.70%) CCNA
6 8 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.36%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.03%) RHCE
9 3 (1.01%) MCITP
9 3 (1.01%) RHCA
9 3 (1.01%) RHCT
9 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.68%) MCP
10 2 (0.68%) CIMA
10 2 (0.68%) ACCA
10 2 (0.68%) MCTS
10 2 (0.68%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.45%) SLA
2 9 (3.04%) QA
3 6 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 42 (14.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.80%) vSphere
4 19 (6.42%) Hyper-V
5 17 (5.74%) NFS
6 13 (4.39%) XenServer
7 10 (3.38%) Samba
8 8 (2.70%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.70%) Postfix
9 7 (2.36%) Sendmail
9 7 (2.36%) XenApp
10 6 (2.03%) KVM
11 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.68%) Xen
12 2 (0.68%) vCloud
12 2 (0.68%) RHEV
13 1 (0.34%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.34%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 43 (14.53%) Puppet
2 33 (11.15%) Nagios
3 22 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.76%) Tivoli
5 11 (3.72%) Cacti
6 9 (3.04%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.36%) SmokePing
8 6 (2.03%) CFEngine
9 5 (1.69%) SCCM
9 5 (1.69%) SCOM
9 5 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.35%) WSUS
10 4 (1.35%) Salt
11 3 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (1.01%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.68%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.68%) Munin
12 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (36.49%) VMware
2 86 (29.05%) Red Hat
3 72 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 43 (14.53%) Cisco
5 25 (8.45%) Oracle
5 25 (8.45%) HP
6 23 (7.77%) Citrix
7 21 (7.09%) IBM
8 12 (4.05%) EMC
9 8 (2.70%) Dell
9 8 (2.70%) Remedy
10 7 (2.36%) Symantec
11 6 (2.03%) JBoss
12 5 (1.69%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.69%) Reuters
12 5 (1.69%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.69%) Apple
12 5 (1.69%) Juniper
12 5 (1.69%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.69%) Veritas
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £23739.93 - £39566.55 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago