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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 188 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 59 102 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 1.02% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.08% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57 86 121
Median salary £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
5956 9484 11366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.00% 95.19% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 8160 9505
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 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 90 (62.50%) Linux
2 79 (54.86%) VMware
3 63 (43.75%) DevOps
4 59 (40.97%) Puppet
5 52 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (33.33%) Law
6 48 (33.33%) Windows
7 44 (30.56%) Configuration Management
7 44 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
7 44 (30.56%) Ansible
8 43 (29.86%) Bash Shell
8 43 (29.86%) Active Directory
9 41 (28.47%) Python
10 40 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 40 (27.78%) Windows Server
11 38 (26.39%) LAMP
12 37 (25.69%) Finance
12 37 (25.69%) Apache
13 36 (25.00%) MySQL
13 36 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 32 (22.22%) PowerShell
15 31 (21.53%) PHP
16 29 (20.14%) SCCM
17 28 (19.44%) Docker
18 27 (18.75%) Jenkins
19 26 (18.06%) Cisco
19 26 (18.06%) Firewall
20 24 (16.67%) Nagios
20 24 (16.67%) Perl

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 37 (25.69%) Apache
2 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.33%) nginx
4 11 (7.64%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.56%) IIS
5 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.08%) JBoss
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.69%) CMS
10 1 (0.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Office 365
4 3 (2.08%) GitHub
4 3 (2.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.39%) Heroku
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.06%) Firewall
2 19 (13.19%) DNS
3 14 (9.72%) LAN
4 12 (8.33%) SAN
5 11 (7.64%) VLAN
5 11 (7.64%) WAN
6 10 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (6.94%) Internet
7 7 (4.86%) MRTG
8 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.47%) VoIP
9 4 (2.78%) DHCP
9 4 (2.78%) FTP
9 4 (2.78%) LDAP
9 4 (2.78%) VPN
10 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.08%) NAS
11 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.39%) Essbase
4 2 (1.39%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Bundler
3 1 (0.69%) Emacs
3 1 (0.69%) FishEye
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 48 (33.33%) Law
2 37 (25.69%) Finance
3 12 (8.33%) Marketing
4 10 (6.94%) Banking
5 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.78%) Games
6 4 (2.78%) Publishing
7 3 (2.08%) Back Office
7 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.08%) Retail
8 2 (1.39%) Electronics
8 2 (1.39%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.39%) LAMP
2 9 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (3.47%) .NET
3 5 (3.47%) Web Services
4 4 (2.78%) HTML
5 3 (2.08%) JSON
5 3 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.39%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
7 1 (0.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Replication
2 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.56%) Fintech
4 7 (4.86%) Wiki
5 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.08%) iPhone
8 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.08%) User Experience
8 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.39%) Clustering
9 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 90 (62.50%) Linux
2 48 (33.33%) Windows
3 40 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 18 (12.50%) Unix
5 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.56%) CentOS
8 8 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.17%) FreeBSD
9 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.47%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.47%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.78%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.39%) Android
14 1 (0.69%) Solaris
14 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.75%) DevOps
2 44 (30.56%) Configuration Management
3 36 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.72%) Web Operations
6 12 (8.33%) Microservices
7 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.64%) Service Management
8 9 (6.25%) Analytics
9 8 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.17%) Business Continuity
11 6 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.17%) ITIL
12 5 (3.47%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.47%) ERP
13 4 (2.78%) Load Balancing
13 4 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.86%) Bash Shell
2 41 (28.47%) Python
3 32 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 31 (21.53%) PHP
5 24 (16.67%) Perl
6 12 (8.33%) Ruby
7 9 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.86%) C
8 7 (4.86%) SQL
9 5 (3.47%) Java
10 3 (2.08%) C#
11 2 (1.39%) C++
12 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (9.03%) MCP
3 12 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.64%) CCNA
5 7 (4.86%) CCA
5 7 (4.86%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.78%) Degree
7 4 (2.78%) MCITP
7 4 (2.78%) MCSE
8 2 (1.39%) CCNP
8 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.39%) MCTS
9 1 (0.69%) AAT
9 1 (0.69%) ACCA
9 1 (0.69%) CIMA
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (29.86%) Active Directory
3 28 (19.44%) Docker
4 19 (13.19%) KVM
5 11 (7.64%) vSphere
5 11 (7.64%) Xen
6 9 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (6.25%) XenApp
7 7 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.86%) VMware Server
8 6 (4.17%) oVirt
8 6 (4.17%) Postfix
9 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.08%) Corosync
10 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.08%) NFS
11 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.69%) iptables
12 1 (0.69%) Samba
12 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 59 (40.97%) Puppet
2 44 (30.56%) Ansible
3 36 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (20.14%) SCCM
5 24 (16.67%) Nagios
6 16 (11.11%) Salt
7 10 (6.94%) Casper Suite
8 7 (4.86%) Kubernetes
9 6 (4.17%) Munin
9 6 (4.17%) SCOM
9 6 (4.17%) ZABBIX
10 3 (2.08%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.08%) Pacemaker
11 2 (1.39%) logstash
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.69%) Cacti
12 1 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.69%) Kibana
12 1 (0.69%) SmokePing
12 1 (0.69%) yum
Vendors
1 79 (54.86%) VMware
2 40 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 26 (18.06%) Cisco
4 24 (16.67%) Rackspace
5 22 (15.28%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.64%) Apple
7 10 (6.94%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.94%) Citrix
8 9 (6.25%) Google
9 8 (5.56%) Sophos
10 6 (4.17%) Splunk
11 5 (3.47%) Hyperion
11 5 (3.47%) NetApp
12 4 (2.78%) Adobe
12 4 (2.78%) Dell
12 4 (2.78%) HP
12 4 (2.78%) JD Edwards
13 3 (2.08%) Oracle
13 3 (2.08%) SAP
13 3 (2.08%) Xerox
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 27 days ago