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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 184 149 182
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 85 180 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.72% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.81% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83 167 151
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,600 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6638 9923 11890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.06% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 8419 10020
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,100 £75,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 120 (82.19%) Linux
2 71 (48.63%) Puppet
3 65 (44.52%) DevOps
4 60 (41.10%) VMware
5 53 (36.30%) Python
6 52 (35.62%) Bash Shell
7 50 (34.25%) Law
8 48 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (28.77%) Red Hat
10 37 (25.34%) Perl
10 37 (25.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (25.34%) Ansible
11 36 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (23.97%) Unix
13 34 (23.29%) Nagios
14 33 (22.60%) Configuration Management
14 33 (22.60%) Finance
15 31 (21.23%) LAMP
16 30 (20.55%) MySQL
16 30 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
19 26 (17.81%) Windows
20 25 (17.12%) Apache
20 25 (17.12%) Active Directory
20 25 (17.12%) DNS
21 23 (15.75%) Cisco
21 23 (15.75%) Docker
22 21 (14.38%) Jenkins

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 25 (17.12%) Apache
2 12 (8.22%) IIS
3 10 (6.85%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.16%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.16%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.79%) nginx
6 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.05%) Drupal
7 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (32.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.74%) IaaS
4 3 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.05%) SaaS
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.37%) GitHub
5 2 (1.37%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) DNS
2 15 (10.27%) Firewall
3 14 (9.59%) SAN
4 13 (8.90%) Internet
5 10 (6.85%) MRTG
6 8 (5.48%) LAN
6 8 (5.48%) WAN
7 6 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.11%) LDAP
7 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.42%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.42%) NAS
8 5 (3.42%) SSL
9 4 (2.74%) SMTP
9 4 (2.74%) VPN
10 3 (2.05%) DHCP
10 3 (2.05%) VLAN
10 3 (2.05%) VoIP
11 2 (1.37%) BGP
11 2 (1.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) MySQL
2 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.05%) Redis
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.42%) Emacs
4 4 (2.74%) Subversion
5 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (34.25%) Law
2 33 (22.60%) Finance
3 11 (7.53%) Banking
4 9 (6.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.74%) Publishing
5 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.05%) Back Office
6 3 (2.05%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) Retail
7 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.23%) LAMP
2 8 (5.48%) .NET
2 8 (5.48%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (5.48%) Web Services
3 4 (2.74%) ELK Stack
3 4 (2.74%) JSON
3 4 (2.74%) Middleware
4 2 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.68%) Kafka
5 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.79%) Clustering
2 7 (4.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (4.79%) Fintech
3 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.42%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.42%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Wiki
5 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.05%) Replication
6 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.37%) iPad
6 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Telematics
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 120 (82.19%) Linux
2 35 (23.97%) Unix
3 30 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (17.81%) Windows
5 20 (13.70%) Windows Server
6 15 (10.27%) Solaris
7 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.48%) CentOS
10 6 (4.11%) AIX
11 5 (3.42%) FreeBSD
11 5 (3.42%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.68%) Android
13 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.52%) DevOps
2 33 (22.60%) Configuration Management
3 29 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
5 12 (8.22%) ITIL
6 10 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.16%) Open Source
8 8 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (5.48%) Microservices
9 7 (4.79%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.79%) Service Management
10 6 (4.11%) Web Operations
11 5 (3.42%) Analytics
11 5 (3.42%) Change Control
11 5 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.42%) Migration
11 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.74%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.30%) Python
2 52 (35.62%) Bash Shell
3 37 (25.34%) Perl
4 18 (12.33%) PHP
5 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.22%) SQL
6 11 (7.53%) Ruby
7 8 (5.48%) C
8 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.05%) Java
10 2 (1.37%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.85%) CCNA
4 9 (6.16%) Degree
5 8 (5.48%) MCP
6 7 (4.79%) MCSE
7 6 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.42%) MCSA
9 4 (2.74%) CCNP
9 4 (2.74%) RHCE
10 3 (2.05%) MCITP
11 2 (1.37%) RHCT
12 1 (0.68%) CCA
12 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 37 (25.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (17.12%) Active Directory
3 23 (15.75%) Docker
4 20 (13.70%) KVM
5 13 (8.90%) NFS
6 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.16%) Xen
7 8 (5.48%) vSphere
8 5 (3.42%) Corosync
8 5 (3.42%) iptables
8 5 (3.42%) oVirt
8 5 (3.42%) Postfix
8 5 (3.42%) Varnish
9 3 (2.05%) GFS2
9 3 (2.05%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.37%) GPFS
10 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (48.63%) Puppet
2 37 (25.34%) Ansible
3 36 (24.66%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (23.29%) Nagios
5 14 (9.59%) Salt
6 12 (8.22%) ZABBIX
7 10 (6.85%) SCCM
8 7 (4.79%) Kubernetes
9 5 (3.42%) Munin
9 5 (3.42%) Pacemaker
9 5 (3.42%) SmokePing
10 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (2.74%) SCOM
10 4 (2.74%) Tivoli
11 3 (2.05%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (2.05%) Terraform
12 2 (1.37%) Cacti
12 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
12 2 (1.37%) Webmin
Vendors
1 60 (41.10%) VMware
2 42 (28.77%) Red Hat
3 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
4 23 (15.75%) Cisco
5 15 (10.27%) Rackspace
6 11 (7.53%) NetApp
7 10 (6.85%) Splunk
7 10 (6.85%) Veritas
8 8 (5.48%) Google
9 7 (4.79%) EMC
10 6 (4.11%) Dell
10 6 (4.11%) HP
11 4 (2.74%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.74%) Citrix
12 3 (2.05%) IBM
12 3 (2.05%) Oracle
13 2 (1.37%) Percona
13 2 (1.37%) SAP
13 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.37%) Symantec
City, London
Incisive
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Meadows Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Algomi
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago