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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
London / City of London
Rank 181 196 178
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 43 59 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.87% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.91% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 144
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £35,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £61,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
4815 6488 9789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.42% 95.75% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5789 8418
Median salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.47% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £84,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 55 (54.46%) Linux
3 51 (50.50%) VMware
4 49 (48.51%) Windows Server
5 38 (37.62%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.72%) Active Directory
7 27 (26.73%) Red Hat
7 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (23.76%) Cisco
10 21 (20.79%) Unix
11 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (19.80%) Puppet
11 20 (19.80%) Finance
12 19 (18.81%) WAN
13 18 (17.82%) LAN
14 16 (15.84%) DNS
14 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
14 16 (15.84%) Bash Shell
15 15 (14.85%) Firewall
16 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
17 13 (12.87%) Python
18 12 (11.88%) Apache
18 12 (11.88%) Perl
18 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
18 12 (11.88%) Office 365

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 12 (11.88%) Apache
2 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.93%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.94%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.97%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) nginx
6 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.99%) CMS
8 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) HFM
1 1 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.88%) Office 365
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) WAN
2 18 (17.82%) LAN
3 16 (15.84%) DNS
4 15 (14.85%) Firewall
5 9 (8.91%) DHCP
6 8 (7.92%) SAN
7 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.93%) VoIP
8 6 (5.94%) Internet
8 6 (5.94%) VPN
9 5 (4.95%) LDAP
10 4 (3.96%) NAS
10 4 (3.96%) Wireless
11 3 (2.97%) Skype
12 2 (1.98%) HTTP
12 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.98%) MPLS
12 2 (1.98%) SSH
12 2 (1.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) MySQL
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) Essbase
5 1 (0.99%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.94%) Bundler
4 4 (3.96%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) LAMP
1 6 (5.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (3.96%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) CGI
4 1 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Clustering
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.95%) Fintech
4 4 (3.96%) CMDB
4 4 (3.96%) Wiki
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Animation
7 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 55 (54.46%) Linux
3 49 (48.51%) Windows Server
4 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (20.79%) Unix
6 20 (19.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.93%) CentOS
8 6 (5.94%) SUSE
9 5 (4.95%) Solaris
9 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.97%) AIX
11 3 (2.97%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.99%) Debian
13 1 (0.99%) Fedora
13 1 (0.99%) HPUX
13 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.84%) Configuration Management
2 9 (8.91%) DevOps
3 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.92%) ITIL
3 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.94%) Change Control
4 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.95%) High Availability
5 5 (4.95%) Line Management
5 5 (4.95%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (4.95%) Software Deployment
6 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.96%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.96%) Open Source
7 3 (2.97%) Build Automation
7 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.97%) Investment Management
7 3 (2.97%) OWASP
7 3 (2.97%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
2 16 (15.84%) Bash Shell
3 13 (12.87%) Python
4 12 (11.88%) Perl
5 11 (10.89%) Ruby
5 11 (10.89%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.90%) SQL
7 5 (4.95%) Java
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) C#
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.93%) CCNA
3 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.96%) MCSA
4 4 (3.96%) MCSE
5 3 (2.97%) CCA
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) MCITP
6 2 (1.98%) MCP
6 2 (1.98%) MCTS
7 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (27.72%) Active Directory
2 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.95%) XenServer
6 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.97%) Docker
7 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.97%) vSphere
7 3 (2.97%) Xen
8 2 (1.98%) NFS
8 2 (1.98%) Samba
8 2 (1.98%) vCloud
8 2 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.98%) XenApp
9 1 (0.99%) Firmware
9 1 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.99%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) Puppet
2 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.91%) Ansible
4 8 (7.92%) SCCM
5 4 (3.96%) Salt
5 4 (3.96%) SCOM
6 3 (2.97%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (2.97%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.97%) Terraform
6 3 (2.97%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.98%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.98%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.98%) Nagios
7 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.98%) SELinux
7 2 (1.98%) WSUS
8 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.99%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.99%) Packer
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) VMware
2 38 (37.62%) Microsoft
3 27 (26.73%) Red Hat
4 24 (23.76%) Cisco
5 11 (10.89%) Veritas
6 10 (9.90%) Citrix
7 6 (5.94%) HP
7 6 (5.94%) Oracle
8 4 (3.96%) Apple
8 4 (3.96%) Dell
8 4 (3.96%) EMC
8 4 (3.96%) Lumension
8 4 (3.96%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.97%) BMC
9 3 (2.97%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (2.97%) NetApp
10 2 (1.98%) IBM
10 2 (1.98%) Mitel
10 2 (1.98%) Sophos
10 2 (1.98%) Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £26000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
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