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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 193 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 53 103 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.20% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.25% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 83 135
Median salary £42,500 £47,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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
5713 8255 10903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.05% 95.78% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5216 7176 9162
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 78 (57.78%) VMware
2 76 (56.30%) Linux
3 61 (45.19%) Windows
4 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
4 49 (36.30%) Windows Server
5 48 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 48 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (32.59%) DevOps
7 41 (30.37%) Puppet
8 36 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 35 (25.93%) Finance
9 35 (25.93%) Ansible
10 33 (24.44%) LAMP
10 33 (24.44%) Configuration Management
10 33 (24.44%) Apache
10 33 (24.44%) PowerShell
11 32 (23.70%) Bash Shell
11 32 (23.70%) Law
12 30 (22.22%) Firewall
12 30 (22.22%) SCCM
12 30 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (21.48%) MySQL
14 28 (20.74%) Python
14 28 (20.74%) Jenkins
15 27 (20.00%) PHP
16 25 (18.52%) MS Exchange
16 25 (18.52%) Cisco
17 23 (17.04%) Red Hat
18 21 (15.56%) Rackspace

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 33 (24.44%) Apache
2 25 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.41%) nginx
4 10 (7.41%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.19%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.70%) IIS
7 5 (3.70%) JBoss
8 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.48%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.74%) Confluence
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) Office 365
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.22%) Firewall
2 17 (12.59%) DNS
2 17 (12.59%) LAN
3 15 (11.11%) SAN
4 14 (10.37%) WAN
5 11 (8.15%) VLAN
6 10 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (7.41%) DHCP
7 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.70%) Internet
8 5 (3.70%) NAS
9 4 (2.96%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.96%) LDAP
9 4 (2.96%) VoIP
10 3 (2.22%) FTP
11 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.48%) MRTG
11 2 (1.48%) VPN
11 2 (1.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.48%) MySQL
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.22%) Essbase
4 2 (1.48%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (20.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) Bundler
3 2 (1.48%) Subversion
3 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.74%) FishEye
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 35 (25.93%) Finance
2 32 (23.70%) Law
3 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Marketing
5 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.96%) Back Office
7 4 (2.96%) Publishing
8 3 (2.22%) Games
8 3 (2.22%) Retail
9 2 (1.48%) Electronics
9 2 (1.48%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) LAMP
2 9 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (3.70%) .NET
4 4 (2.96%) HTML
5 3 (2.22%) Web Services
6 2 (1.48%) JSON
6 2 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Replication
3 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.96%) Fintech
6 3 (2.22%) Clustering
6 3 (2.22%) iPhone
6 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.22%) Wiki
7 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Telematics
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (56.30%) Linux
2 61 (45.19%) Windows
3 49 (36.30%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.85%) Unix
5 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.70%) CentOS
9 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.48%) Android
12 2 (1.48%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.48%) Solaris
13 1 (0.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.59%) DevOps
2 33 (24.44%) Configuration Management
3 29 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.37%) Web Operations
6 12 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (6.67%) Microservices
7 9 (6.67%) Service Management
8 8 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (4.44%) ITIL
11 5 (3.70%) Analytics
11 5 (3.70%) High Availability
12 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 4 (2.96%) Investment Management
12 4 (2.96%) Open Source
12 4 (2.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 32 (23.70%) Bash Shell
3 28 (20.74%) Python
4 27 (20.00%) PHP
5 15 (11.11%) Perl
6 14 (10.37%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.41%) Ruby
8 9 (6.67%) SQL
9 6 (4.44%) Java
10 3 (2.22%) C#
11 2 (1.48%) C
12 1 (0.74%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) MCP
1 15 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (8.15%) CCNA
2 11 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.67%) CCA
3 9 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.19%) Degree
5 6 (4.44%) MCSE
5 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.70%) MCITP
7 4 (2.96%) MCTS
8 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) AAT
9 1 (0.74%) ACCA
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) CIMA
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (35.56%) Active Directory
1 48 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.07%) Docker
3 13 (9.63%) vSphere
4 11 (8.15%) KVM
5 9 (6.67%) VMware Server
5 9 (6.67%) XenApp
6 8 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.44%) Xen
9 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.96%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.22%) XenServer
11 2 (1.48%) Corosync
11 2 (1.48%) NFS
11 2 (1.48%) oVirt
11 2 (1.48%) Postfix
11 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (30.37%) Puppet
2 35 (25.93%) Ansible
3 30 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (22.22%) SCCM
4 12 (8.89%) Salt
5 11 (8.15%) Casper Suite
5 11 (8.15%) Nagios
6 4 (2.96%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.96%) SCOM
7 3 (2.22%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.22%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.48%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.48%) logstash
8 2 (1.48%) Munin
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.48%) Pacemaker
8 2 (1.48%) Terraform
8 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 78 (57.78%) VMware
2 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.52%) Cisco
4 23 (17.04%) Red Hat
5 21 (15.56%) Rackspace
6 15 (11.11%) Citrix
7 12 (8.89%) Apple
8 10 (7.41%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.93%) Sophos
10 7 (5.19%) NetApp
11 6 (4.44%) Google
11 6 (4.44%) HP
11 6 (4.44%) Hyperion
11 6 (4.44%) Oracle
12 5 (3.70%) Dell
13 4 (2.96%) Adobe
13 4 (2.96%) EMC
13 4 (2.96%) JD Edwards
13 4 (2.96%) SAP
14 3 (2.22%) Splunk
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First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Rewards and Benefits
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