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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 202 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 108 134 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.06% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.14% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 120 116
Average salary £47,250 £47,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.53% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
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
9562 11707 11254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.52% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8248 9892 9769
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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.

1 186 (66.91%) Linux
2 157 (56.47%) Windows
3 137 (49.28%) VMware
4 88 (31.65%) Active Directory
5 81 (29.14%) Red Hat
6 74 (26.62%) DNS
7 71 (25.54%) Python
8 70 (25.18%) Finance
9 69 (24.82%) UNIX
9 69 (24.82%) Microsoft
10 65 (23.38%) Bash Shell
11 60 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 59 (21.22%) Puppet
13 55 (19.78%) Apache
14 54 (19.42%) MySQL
15 52 (18.71%) Perl
16 51 (18.35%) MS Exchange
16 51 (18.35%) Nagios
16 51 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 50 (17.99%) Cisco
18 49 (17.63%) Degree
18 49 (17.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 48 (17.27%) SQL
20 43 (15.47%) SQL Server
20 43 (15.47%) Configuration Management
21 42 (15.11%) SAN
22 40 (14.39%) DHCP
22 40 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
22 40 (14.39%) DevOps
23 39 (14.03%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 55 (19.78%) Apache
2 51 (18.35%) MS Exchange
3 32 (11.51%) IIS
4 26 (9.35%) Tomcat
5 25 (8.99%) SharePoint
6 21 (7.55%) nginx
7 16 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.80%) Confluence
10 5 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.44%) Drupal
12 3 (1.08%) Escenic
12 3 (1.08%) Lync
12 3 (1.08%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.08%) Node.js
13 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (11.87%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Agresso
2 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.83%) Office 365
3 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.08%) Route 53
5 3 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 74 (26.62%) DNS
2 42 (15.11%) SAN
3 40 (14.39%) DHCP
4 34 (12.23%) Firewall
5 25 (8.99%) HTTP
6 23 (8.27%) NAS
7 21 (7.55%) TCP/IP
8 18 (6.47%) iSCSI
9 15 (5.40%) LDAP
9 15 (5.40%) LAN
10 14 (5.04%) WAN
10 14 (5.04%) Internet
11 11 (3.96%) VPN
12 10 (3.60%) VLAN
13 9 (3.24%) BGP
13 9 (3.24%) SMTP
13 9 (3.24%) VoIP
14 8 (2.88%) Broadband
14 8 (2.88%) IMAP
15 5 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.42%) MySQL
2 43 (15.47%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.88%) QlikView
7 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.08%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.08%) Big Data
8 3 (1.08%) InfluxDB
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.72%) Ingres
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.68%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.96%) Emacs
3 11 (3.96%) Subversion
4 10 (3.60%) JIRA
5 5 (1.80%) GDB
6 4 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.72%) Hudson
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.36%) Maven
8 1 (0.36%) FishEye
8 1 (0.36%) dbdeploy
General
1 70 (25.18%) Finance
2 23 (8.27%) Banking
3 19 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.40%) Law
5 8 (2.88%) Billing
5 8 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.80%) Legal
6 5 (1.80%) Advertising
7 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.44%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.44%) Marketing
8 3 (1.08%) Publishing
9 2 (0.72%) Retail
9 2 (0.72%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.19%) LAMP
2 17 (6.12%) Web Services
3 9 (3.24%) Memcached
4 8 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.80%) Middleware
6 4 (1.44%) .NET
6 4 (1.44%) XML
7 3 (1.08%) JMS
7 3 (1.08%) WAMP
7 3 (1.08%) MCollective
8 2 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.36%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.36%) FastCGI
9 1 (0.36%) Ajax
9 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.36%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.36%) LINQ
9 1 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.32%) Replication
3 12 (4.32%) EqualLogic
4 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.16%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.80%) Clustering
9 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.44%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.72%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (0.72%) CESG
10 2 (0.72%) PKI
10 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.72%) iDTV
11 1 (0.36%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 186 (66.91%) Linux
2 157 (56.47%) Windows
3 69 (24.82%) UNIX
4 51 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (17.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (14.03%) Ubuntu
8 32 (11.51%) Debian
9 28 (10.07%) CentOS
10 22 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.32%) Solaris
12 9 (3.24%) Windows 7
13 5 (1.80%) SUSE
14 4 (1.44%) NetWare
15 3 (1.08%) AIX
15 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.36%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.47%) Configuration Management
2 40 (14.39%) DevOps
3 38 (13.67%) ITIL
4 25 (8.99%) Open Source
5 20 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.40%) Project Management
7 12 (4.32%) Change Control
8 10 (3.60%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.60%) Load Balancing
8 10 (3.60%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.24%) E-Commerce
10 8 (2.88%) Mentoring
10 8 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.52%) Change Management
11 7 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (2.16%) Digital Forensics
13 5 (1.80%) ITIL V3
13 5 (1.80%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.54%) Python
2 65 (23.38%) Bash Shell
3 52 (18.71%) Perl
4 48 (17.27%) SQL
5 31 (11.15%) Shell Script
6 30 (10.79%) PowerShell
7 25 (8.99%) Ruby
8 21 (7.55%) PHP
9 11 (3.96%) Java
10 6 (2.16%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.16%) VB
11 4 (1.44%) VBA
11 4 (1.44%) C++
12 3 (1.08%) C
13 2 (0.72%) Korn
13 2 (0.72%) Groovy
14 1 (0.36%) Scala
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
14 1 (0.36%) C#
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (17.63%) Degree
2 20 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.76%) MCSE
4 13 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.32%) CCNA
6 8 (2.88%) RHCE
6 8 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.80%) RHCA
9 4 (1.44%) MCITP
9 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.08%) CCA
10 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.08%) CCNP
11 2 (0.72%) MCSA
11 2 (0.72%) LPIC
11 2 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.36%) VCP4
12 1 (0.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 60 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.63%) vSphere
4 18 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.47%) NFS
5 15 (5.40%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.04%) XenApp
7 13 (4.68%) VMware Server
8 10 (3.60%) Varnish
9 8 (2.88%) XenServer
9 8 (2.88%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.16%) KVM
10 6 (2.16%) Docker
11 5 (1.80%) Squid
11 5 (1.80%) Xen
12 4 (1.44%) iptables
12 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.72%) Postfix
14 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (21.22%) Puppet
2 51 (18.35%) Nagios
3 20 (7.19%) Tivoli
4 18 (6.47%) SCCM
5 17 (6.12%) Cacti
6 15 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (5.04%) ZABBIX
8 9 (3.24%) Ansible
9 8 (2.88%) Check_MK
9 8 (2.88%) Sysprep
9 8 (2.88%) BMC Marimba
10 7 (2.52%) SCOM
11 5 (1.80%) SmokePing
11 5 (1.80%) logstash
12 4 (1.44%) WSUS
13 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.08%) Salt
13 3 (1.08%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 137 (49.28%) VMware
2 81 (29.14%) Red Hat
3 69 (24.82%) Microsoft
4 50 (17.99%) Cisco
5 35 (12.59%) Citrix
6 24 (8.63%) Oracle
7 20 (7.19%) NetApp
8 18 (6.47%) HP
9 15 (5.40%) Dell
10 12 (4.32%) EMC
11 11 (3.96%) IBM
12 8 (2.88%) Juniper
12 8 (2.88%) Veeam
13 5 (1.80%) Splunk
14 4 (1.44%) IronPort
14 4 (1.44%) SunGard
14 4 (1.44%) Reuters
14 4 (1.44%) Altiris
15 3 (1.08%) Fiorano
15 3 (1.08%) Symantec
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Dental, Season ti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Blue Town Online
Posted: 11 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago