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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
London / City of London
Rank 174 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 49 74 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 1.15% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.20% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 128
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
4856 6188 9805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.95% 95.79% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4418 5546 8579
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 63 (63.64%) Windows
2 60 (60.61%) Linux
3 49 (49.49%) VMware
4 48 (48.48%) Windows Server
5 38 (38.38%) Microsoft
6 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
7 26 (26.26%) Red Hat
8 23 (23.23%) Unix
8 23 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
9 21 (21.21%) Puppet
9 21 (21.21%) Cisco
9 21 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (19.19%) WAN
12 18 (18.18%) LAN
12 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (17.17%) Firewall
14 16 (16.16%) Finance
14 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (16.16%) Bash Shell
15 15 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (15.15%) SCCM
15 15 (15.15%) Shell Script
16 14 (14.14%) DNS
16 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
17 13 (13.13%) Apache
18 12 (12.12%) Python
18 12 (12.12%) MySQL

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 13 (13.13%) Apache
2 12 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.06%) IIS
3 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.05%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) CloudStack
5 3 (3.03%) JBoss
5 3 (3.03%) nginx
5 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) HFM
1 1 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) Office 365
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.01%) GitHub
5 1 (1.01%) Heroku
5 1 (1.01%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) WAN
2 18 (18.18%) LAN
3 17 (17.17%) Firewall
4 14 (14.14%) DNS
5 9 (9.09%) DHCP
6 8 (8.08%) SAN
7 6 (6.06%) VoIP
8 5 (5.05%) Internet
8 5 (5.05%) LDAP
8 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.05%) VPN
9 3 (3.03%) NAS
9 3 (3.03%) Skype
9 3 (3.03%) Wireless
10 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.02%) SSH
11 1 (1.01%) HTTP
11 1 (1.01%) Intranet
11 1 (1.01%) MPLS
11 1 (1.01%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) MySQL
2 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) Essbase
5 1 (1.01%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.06%) Bundler
4 3 (3.03%) Subversion
4 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Law
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Turkish Language
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) LAMP
2 6 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (4.04%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) Web Services
5 1 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Clustering
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) Fintech
3 4 (4.04%) CMDB
3 4 (4.04%) Wiki
4 2 (2.02%) iPad
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 63 (63.64%) Windows
2 60 (60.61%) Linux
3 48 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 23 (23.23%) Unix
5 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.06%) CentOS
9 5 (5.05%) Solaris
9 5 (5.05%) SUSE
9 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.03%) AIX
10 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.01%) Debian
12 1 (1.01%) Fedora
12 1 (1.01%) HPUX
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Configuration Management
2 11 (11.11%) DevOps
3 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.06%) Change Control
4 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (6.06%) ITIL
4 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.04%) Line Management
6 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.04%) Open Source
6 4 (4.04%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (3.03%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (3.03%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.03%) Investment Management
7 3 (3.03%) OWASP
7 3 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.16%) Bash Shell
3 15 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 12 (12.12%) Python
5 11 (11.11%) Ruby
6 10 (10.10%) Perl
7 8 (8.08%) SQL
8 5 (5.05%) Java
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) C#
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.05%) CCA
3 5 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (5.05%) MCSE
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.03%) CCNA
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) MCITP
4 3 (3.03%) MCP
4 3 (3.03%) MCTS
5 2 (2.02%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.07%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.06%) VMware Server
7 5 (5.05%) XenServer
8 4 (4.04%) Xen
9 3 (3.03%) Docker
9 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.03%) vSphere
10 2 (2.02%) XenApp
11 1 (1.01%) Firmware
11 1 (1.01%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.01%) NFS
11 1 (1.01%) Samba
11 1 (1.01%) vCloud
11 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) Puppet
2 15 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (15.15%) SCCM
3 11 (11.11%) Ansible
4 7 (7.07%) Casper Suite
5 6 (6.06%) Salt
6 4 (4.04%) SCOM
7 3 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (3.03%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.03%) Terraform
7 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.02%) Nagios
8 2 (2.02%) SELinux
8 2 (2.02%) WSUS
9 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.01%) Kibana
9 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) VMware
2 38 (38.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (26.26%) Red Hat
4 21 (21.21%) Cisco
5 10 (10.10%) Citrix
5 10 (10.10%) Veritas
6 8 (8.08%) Apple
7 7 (7.07%) Sophos
8 6 (6.06%) Oracle
9 5 (5.05%) HP
10 4 (4.04%) Dell
10 4 (4.04%) EMC
10 4 (4.04%) NetApp
11 3 (3.03%) BMC
11 3 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (2.02%) Hyperion
12 2 (2.02%) Lumension
12 2 (2.02%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.02%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.02%) Symantec
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