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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 200 186 173
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 61 138 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.42% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 55 132 141
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £38,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 144 (79.12%) Linux
2 73 (40.11%) VMware
3 70 (38.46%) Windows
4 54 (29.67%) Python
4 54 (29.67%) Puppet
5 52 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 51 (28.02%) Red Hat
7 45 (24.73%) Perl
7 45 (24.73%) Active Directory
7 45 (24.73%) DevOps
8 42 (23.08%) Unix
9 40 (21.98%) Finance
10 39 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (20.88%) TCP/IP
12 37 (20.33%) Microsoft
12 37 (20.33%) Law
13 34 (18.68%) Firewall
14 33 (18.13%) SQL
15 32 (17.58%) Windows Server
16 31 (17.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (15.93%) ITIL
17 29 (15.93%) DNS
18 27 (14.84%) MySQL
18 27 (14.84%) LAMP
18 27 (14.84%) Nagios
19 25 (13.74%) Apache
20 24 (13.19%) Degree
21 23 (12.64%) Cisco
22 21 (11.54%) KVM
23 20 (10.99%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (13.74%) Apache
2 19 (10.44%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.59%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.20%) IIS
8 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.55%) Lync
10 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.55%) nginx
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.40%) Office 365
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.75%) SaaS
4 3 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.88%) TCP/IP
2 34 (18.68%) Firewall
3 29 (15.93%) DNS
4 15 (8.24%) SAN
5 14 (7.69%) DHCP
5 14 (7.69%) LAN
5 14 (7.69%) WAN
6 12 (6.59%) VPN
7 11 (6.04%) HTTP
8 10 (5.49%) VLAN
9 7 (3.85%) FTP
9 7 (3.85%) LDAP
10 6 (3.30%) BGP
10 6 (3.30%) iSCSI
10 6 (3.30%) OSPF
10 6 (3.30%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (3.30%) SMTP
10 6 (3.30%) SSL
11 5 (2.75%) Internet
12 4 (2.20%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.84%) MySQL
2 19 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.65%) Redis
6 1 (0.55%) Big Data
6 1 (0.55%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.20%) Emacs
3 4 (2.20%) Subversion
4 3 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (21.98%) Finance
2 37 (20.33%) Law
3 16 (8.79%) Banking
4 9 (4.95%) Games
5 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.84%) LAMP
2 6 (3.30%) Web Services
3 4 (2.20%) Middleware
4 3 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.65%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.65%) REST
4 3 (1.65%) SOAP
5 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.10%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.55%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.14%) Fintech
4 12 (6.59%) Clustering
5 11 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.75%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.10%) Online Gambling
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Equities
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.55%) iPhone
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.55%) Online Games
10 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 144 (79.12%) Linux
2 70 (38.46%) Windows
3 42 (23.08%) Unix
4 32 (17.58%) Windows Server
5 31 (17.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (10.44%) Solaris
7 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (6.59%) AIX
9 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.75%) Debian
10 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.20%) CentOS
11 4 (2.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.65%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.73%) DevOps
2 29 (15.93%) ITIL
3 20 (10.99%) Open Source
4 19 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.24%) Problem Management
7 14 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.59%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.85%) Analytics
11 7 (3.85%) ERP
11 7 (3.85%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.85%) Migration
11 7 (3.85%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.85%) Service Management
12 6 (3.30%) Change Control
12 6 (3.30%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.30%) Line Management
12 6 (3.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.67%) Python
2 52 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 45 (24.73%) Perl
4 33 (18.13%) SQL
5 13 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.04%) PHP
7 10 (5.49%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.95%) Java
9 8 (4.40%) Ruby
10 2 (1.10%) C
11 1 (0.55%) AWK
11 1 (0.55%) Korn
11 1 (0.55%) sed
11 1 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.19%) Degree
2 18 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.79%) MCSE
4 12 (6.59%) CCNA
4 12 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.85%) CCNP
6 5 (2.75%) RHCE
7 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) MCSA
8 2 (1.10%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.10%) RHCT
8 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.55%) MCTS
9 1 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.79%) SLA
2 9 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.54%) KVM
4 19 (10.44%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.79%) NFS
6 15 (8.24%) Xen
7 8 (4.40%) vSphere
8 6 (3.30%) iptables
8 6 (3.30%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.75%) Docker
10 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.65%) Corosync
11 3 (1.65%) GFS2
11 3 (1.65%) Varnish
12 2 (1.10%) GlusterFS
12 2 (1.10%) Snort
12 2 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.55%) Samba
13 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (29.67%) Puppet
2 27 (14.84%) Nagios
3 18 (9.89%) Ansible
4 15 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 14 (7.69%) ZABBIX
6 10 (5.49%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.75%) SCCM
9 4 (2.20%) Cobbler
9 4 (2.20%) Salt
9 4 (2.20%) SmokePing
10 3 (1.65%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.65%) Pacemaker
10 3 (1.65%) Terraform
11 2 (1.10%) Bcfg2
11 2 (1.10%) Graphite
11 2 (1.10%) Nessus
11 2 (1.10%) WSUS
11 2 (1.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 73 (40.11%) VMware
2 51 (28.02%) Red Hat
3 37 (20.33%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.64%) Cisco
5 14 (7.69%) NetApp
5 14 (7.69%) Veritas
6 11 (6.04%) EMC
7 10 (5.49%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.40%) Oracle
9 6 (3.30%) Citrix
9 6 (3.30%) Google
9 6 (3.30%) Splunk
10 5 (2.75%) HP
11 4 (2.20%) Dell
11 4 (2.20%) NICE Systems
12 3 (1.65%) IBM
12 3 (1.65%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.65%) Symantec
13 2 (1.10%) Kofax
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefitd
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
caspian one
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago