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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 172 207 217
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 82 107 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.04% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.09% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 122
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
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
6022 9780 12299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.77% 94.73% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5498 8377 10373
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 104 (67.97%) Linux
2 75 (49.02%) VMware
3 73 (47.71%) Puppet
4 71 (46.41%) DevOps
5 53 (34.64%) Law
6 49 (32.03%) Python
6 49 (32.03%) Amazon AWS
7 48 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (31.37%) Ansible
8 47 (30.72%) Bash Shell
9 39 (25.49%) Active Directory
9 39 (25.49%) LAMP
9 39 (25.49%) Configuration Management
9 39 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (24.84%) Finance
11 36 (23.53%) Apache
11 36 (23.53%) MySQL
11 36 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (22.88%) Perl
12 35 (22.88%) Windows
12 35 (22.88%) Microsoft
13 32 (20.92%) Cisco
14 30 (19.61%) PHP
14 30 (19.61%) Windows Server
15 29 (18.95%) Nagios
15 29 (18.95%) Red Hat
15 29 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (18.30%) PowerShell
16 28 (18.30%) Docker
17 27 (17.65%) 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 36 (23.53%) Apache
2 15 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.50%) nginx
4 12 (7.84%) IIS
5 10 (6.54%) OpenStack
6 9 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.96%) Drupal
8 3 (1.96%) JBoss
8 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
10 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.65%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 49 (32.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.61%) IaaS
4 3 (1.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.31%) GitHub
5 2 (1.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.99%) Firewall
2 22 (14.38%) DNS
3 17 (11.11%) SAN
4 13 (8.50%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (7.84%) Internet
5 12 (7.84%) LAN
6 9 (5.88%) VLAN
6 9 (5.88%) WAN
7 7 (4.58%) MRTG
7 7 (4.58%) NAS
8 6 (3.92%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.27%) VoIP
9 5 (3.27%) VPN
10 4 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.61%) LDAP
10 4 (2.61%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.96%) DHCP
11 3 (1.96%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.31%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.53%) MySQL
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.31%) Redis
5 1 (0.65%) Essbase
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.31%) Subversion
3 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.65%) Emacs
4 1 (0.65%) FishEye
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 53 (34.64%) Law
2 38 (24.84%) Finance
3 14 (9.15%) Banking
4 12 (7.84%) Marketing
5 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.27%) Games
6 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.61%) Publishing
8 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.96%) Retail
9 2 (1.31%) Back Office
9 2 (1.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) LAMP
2 13 (8.50%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (5.23%) .NET
4 6 (3.92%) Web Services
5 4 (2.61%) ELK Stack
5 4 (2.61%) JSON
6 2 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.65%) CSS
7 1 (0.65%) HTML
7 1 (0.65%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.88%) Fintech
1 9 (5.88%) Replication
2 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (4.58%) Wiki
3 6 (3.92%) Clustering
3 6 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.27%) User Experience
5 4 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.61%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.31%) iPad
7 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 104 (67.97%) Linux
2 35 (22.88%) Windows
3 30 (19.61%) Windows Server
4 21 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (13.07%) Unix
6 12 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.88%) CentOS
8 9 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.58%) Solaris
10 6 (3.92%) FreeBSD
11 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.61%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.96%) Android
13 3 (1.96%) Windows 10
14 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.41%) DevOps
2 39 (25.49%) Configuration Management
3 36 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.54%) Service Management
6 10 (6.54%) Web Operations
7 9 (5.88%) ITIL
7 9 (5.88%) Microservices
8 8 (5.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.58%) Analytics
9 7 (4.58%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.61%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.61%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.61%) ERP
11 4 (2.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.03%) Python
2 47 (30.72%) Bash Shell
3 35 (22.88%) Perl
4 30 (19.61%) PHP
5 28 (18.30%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.84%) SQL
7 11 (7.19%) Ruby
8 8 (5.23%) C
9 6 (3.92%) Java
10 3 (1.96%) C#
11 2 (1.31%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Delphi
12 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (10.46%) MCP
2 14 (9.15%) CCNA
3 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.92%) MCSA
4 6 (3.92%) MCSE
5 4 (2.61%) CCA
5 4 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.61%) MCITP
6 3 (1.96%) CCNP
6 3 (1.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.31%) RHCE
8 1 (0.65%) AAT
8 1 (0.65%) ACCA
8 1 (0.65%) CIMA
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 5 (3.27%) QA
System Software
1 48 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (25.49%) Active Directory
3 28 (18.30%) Docker
4 22 (14.38%) KVM
5 12 (7.84%) vSphere
6 11 (7.19%) Xen
7 8 (5.23%) XenApp
8 6 (3.92%) Corosync
8 6 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.92%) oVirt
8 6 (3.92%) Postfix
9 5 (3.27%) NFS
10 4 (2.61%) Varnish
10 4 (2.61%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.31%) GFS2
12 2 (1.31%) GPFS
12 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 73 (47.71%) Puppet
2 48 (31.37%) Ansible
3 39 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (18.95%) Nagios
5 20 (13.07%) SCCM
6 14 (9.15%) Salt
7 9 (5.88%) ZABBIX
8 8 (5.23%) Kubernetes
9 6 (3.92%) Munin
9 6 (3.92%) Pacemaker
9 6 (3.92%) SCOM
10 4 (2.61%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.31%) Cacti
11 2 (1.31%) logstash
11 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (1.31%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.31%) Terraform
11 2 (1.31%) Webmin
Vendors
1 75 (49.02%) VMware
2 35 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.92%) Cisco
4 29 (18.95%) Red Hat
5 21 (13.73%) Rackspace
6 11 (7.19%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.54%) Citrix
8 9 (5.88%) Splunk
9 8 (5.23%) Google
10 6 (3.92%) Dell
11 5 (3.27%) HP
11 5 (3.27%) NetApp
12 4 (2.61%) Oracle
12 4 (2.61%) SAP
13 3 (1.96%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.96%) JD Edwards
14 2 (1.31%) Apple
14 2 (1.31%) Meraki
14 2 (1.31%) Percona
14 2 (1.31%) Veritas
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Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 32,000- 36,000 + Outstanding benefits!
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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