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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 201 207 174
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 130 122 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.03% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.11% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 122 111 151
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +12.14%
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
10691 11013 12101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 93.22% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9022 9677 11085
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 209 (75.45%) Linux
2 135 (48.74%) Windows
3 100 (36.10%) VMware
4 85 (30.69%) Active Directory
5 77 (27.80%) Red Hat
6 69 (24.91%) MySQL
6 69 (24.91%) Finance
7 63 (22.74%) Python
8 61 (22.02%) Microsoft
9 59 (21.30%) TCP/IP
10 56 (20.22%) SQL
10 56 (20.22%) Puppet
11 55 (19.86%) DNS
12 53 (19.13%) Cisco
12 53 (19.13%) Nagios
13 51 (18.41%) Bash Shell
14 50 (18.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 49 (17.69%) Perl
16 48 (17.33%) Apache
17 47 (16.97%) UNIX
18 45 (16.25%) SQL Server
19 44 (15.88%) Degree
20 43 (15.52%) ITIL
21 41 (14.80%) Firewall
21 41 (14.80%) Opscode Chef
22 40 (14.44%) DevOps
22 40 (14.44%) Ubuntu
22 40 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (14.08%) Tomcat
24 38 (13.72%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (17.33%) Apache
2 39 (14.08%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.47%) MS Exchange
4 24 (8.66%) IIS
5 15 (5.42%) nginx
5 15 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.17%) Jetty
9 6 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.44%) Zope
11 4 (1.44%) Plone
11 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.44%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.08%) SAS
12 3 (1.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.33%) MS Office
3 6 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.08%) Agresso
2 3 (1.08%) HFM
3 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.86%) SaaS
2 18 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.89%) Office 365
6 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.72%) Joyent
7 2 (0.72%) Heroku
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (21.30%) TCP/IP
2 55 (19.86%) DNS
3 41 (14.80%) Firewall
4 31 (11.19%) LAN
5 27 (9.75%) SAN
6 20 (7.22%) WAN
7 18 (6.50%) DHCP
8 17 (6.14%) LDAP
9 16 (5.78%) VPN
10 14 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (4.69%) SMTP
11 13 (4.69%) VoIP
12 12 (4.33%) NAS
13 10 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (3.25%) SSH
14 9 (3.25%) BGP
15 7 (2.53%) HTTP
15 7 (2.53%) Wireless
16 6 (2.17%) Kerberos
17 5 (1.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.91%) MySQL
2 45 (16.25%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.33%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.89%) Big Data
8 5 (1.81%) DB2
8 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.44%) Mahout
9 4 (1.44%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.44%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (1.44%) QlikView
9 4 (1.44%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.44%) Essbase
9 4 (1.44%) DataStage
9 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (8.30%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.22%) Subversion
4 19 (6.86%) JIRA
5 5 (1.81%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.44%) Emacs
6 4 (1.44%) Hudson
6 4 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.72%) dbdeploy
8 2 (0.72%) Redmine
8 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
General
1 69 (24.91%) Finance
2 24 (8.66%) Banking
3 10 (3.61%) Law
4 8 (2.89%) Legal
4 8 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.53%) Games
5 7 (2.53%) Advertising
5 7 (2.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Retail
6 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.86%) LAMP
2 17 (6.14%) Web Services
3 7 (2.53%) Middleware
4 5 (1.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (1.44%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.44%) HTML
5 4 (1.44%) XML
5 4 (1.44%) CSS
6 3 (1.08%) Spring
6 3 (1.08%) Java EE
7 2 (0.72%) .NET
7 2 (0.72%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.36%) CGI
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.30%) Open Source
2 22 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.61%) Spread Betting
3 10 (3.61%) Derivative
4 9 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.89%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.17%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.44%) Statistics
8 4 (1.44%) iPad
8 4 (1.44%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.72%) CMDB
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) Replication
10 2 (0.72%) NHS
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 209 (75.45%) Linux
2 135 (48.74%) Windows
3 50 (18.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (16.97%) UNIX
5 40 (14.44%) Ubuntu
6 38 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (10.83%) CentOS
8 28 (10.11%) Solaris
8 28 (10.11%) Debian
8 28 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (6.50%) Windows 7
10 16 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.61%) Mac OS X
11 10 (3.61%) AIX
12 8 (2.89%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.17%) Android
13 6 (2.17%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.44%) OpenBSD
14 4 (1.44%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.52%) ITIL
2 40 (14.44%) DevOps
3 30 (10.83%) Problem Management
4 23 (8.30%) Configuration Management
5 22 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.42%) Load Balancing
9 14 (5.05%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.69%) Migration
11 11 (3.97%) Change Management
12 9 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.89%) Service Delivery
14 6 (2.17%) Change Control
14 6 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (2.17%) Web Development
14 6 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (1.81%) Information Management
15 5 (1.81%) Asset Management
15 5 (1.81%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.74%) Python
2 56 (20.22%) SQL
3 51 (18.41%) Bash Shell
4 49 (17.69%) Perl
5 36 (13.00%) Ruby
6 32 (11.55%) Java
7 23 (8.30%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.42%) PHP
9 9 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.17%) C
11 5 (1.81%) C#
12 4 (1.44%) R
12 4 (1.44%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.72%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) RPG
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
14 1 (0.36%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.36%) Korn
14 1 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 44 (15.88%) Degree
2 40 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (13.72%) MCSE
4 14 (5.05%) CCNA
4 14 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.69%) MCSA
6 5 (1.81%) RHCE
6 5 (1.81%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.44%) MCITP
7 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.44%) MCTS
8 3 (1.08%) MCP
8 3 (1.08%) RHCA
8 3 (1.08%) RHCT
8 3 (1.08%) ACCA
8 3 (1.08%) CIMA
8 3 (1.08%) AAT
9 2 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.66%) SLA
2 8 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.44%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (30.69%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.30%) vSphere
4 20 (7.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.33%) NFS
6 9 (3.25%) XenServer
7 8 (2.89%) Samba
8 7 (2.53%) Xen
8 7 (2.53%) KVM
9 4 (1.44%) XenApp
9 4 (1.44%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.44%) SpamAssassin
9 4 (1.44%) Varnish
10 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.36%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 56 (20.22%) Puppet
2 53 (19.13%) Nagios
3 41 (14.80%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (7.22%) Tivoli
5 13 (4.69%) Cacti
6 10 (3.61%) CFEngine
7 9 (3.25%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.89%) Salt
8 8 (2.89%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.17%) Ansible
9 6 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.81%) SmokePing
11 4 (1.44%) SCCM
11 4 (1.44%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.44%) Zenoss
12 3 (1.08%) SCOM
12 3 (1.08%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (1.08%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 100 (36.10%) VMware
2 77 (27.80%) Red Hat
3 61 (22.02%) Microsoft
4 53 (19.13%) Cisco
5 26 (9.39%) Oracle
6 23 (8.30%) HP
7 15 (5.42%) IBM
8 12 (4.33%) JBoss
8 12 (4.33%) Citrix
9 8 (2.89%) Juniper
9 8 (2.89%) EMC
10 7 (2.53%) Sun
10 7 (2.53%) Symantec
11 6 (2.17%) ProCurve
11 6 (2.17%) Riverbed
11 6 (2.17%) Hyperion
11 6 (2.17%) Dell
12 4 (1.44%) MapR
12 4 (1.44%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.44%) Talend
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Pension, Holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + good pension + other benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago