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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 171 175 150
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 137 147 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.40% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.50% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 130 136 175
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
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
9457 9777 10266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.42% 92.92% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8353 9246
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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.

1 220 (72.85%) Linux
2 166 (54.97%) Windows
3 119 (39.40%) VMware
4 85 (28.15%) Red Hat
5 83 (27.48%) Python
6 82 (27.15%) Perl
7 79 (26.16%) MySQL
8 75 (24.83%) Puppet
9 74 (24.50%) DNS
10 71 (23.51%) Active Directory
11 67 (22.19%) Microsoft
11 67 (22.19%) Apache
12 62 (20.53%) UNIX
13 61 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (19.87%) Nagios
15 57 (18.87%) MS Excel
16 56 (18.54%) Ubuntu
17 55 (18.21%) Firewall
17 55 (18.21%) SQL
18 54 (17.88%) SQL Server
18 54 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
19 52 (17.22%) Opscode Chef
19 52 (17.22%) IIS
20 51 (16.89%) DHCP
20 51 (16.89%) TCP/IP
21 47 (15.56%) Ruby
22 46 (15.23%) Bash Shell
23 45 (14.90%) Tomcat
24 44 (14.57%) Cisco
24 44 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 67 (22.19%) Apache
2 52 (17.22%) IIS
3 45 (14.90%) Tomcat
4 30 (9.93%) nginx
5 28 (9.27%) MS Exchange
6 19 (6.29%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.97%) JBoss
8 11 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.32%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (2.32%) Liferay
10 6 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.66%) CMS
11 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.66%) Jetty
12 4 (1.32%) ejabberd
12 4 (1.32%) Zope
12 4 (1.32%) Plone
13 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) HFM
1 3 (0.99%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.61%) SaaS
3 22 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.65%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.32%) Heroku
6 4 (1.32%) Office 365
7 3 (0.99%) Route 53
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.50%) DNS
2 55 (18.21%) Firewall
3 51 (16.89%) TCP/IP
3 51 (16.89%) DHCP
4 35 (11.59%) SAN
5 24 (7.95%) SMTP
5 24 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (7.28%) HTTP
7 18 (5.96%) IMAP
8 17 (5.63%) LDAP
9 16 (5.30%) NAS
10 14 (4.64%) VPN
11 13 (4.30%) SSH
12 12 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (3.31%) Internet
14 9 (2.98%) LAN
14 9 (2.98%) VoIP
14 9 (2.98%) FTP
14 9 (2.98%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.16%) MySQL
2 54 (17.88%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.31%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.31%) QlikView
8 9 (2.98%) Big Data
9 7 (2.32%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.32%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.32%) Essbase
11 4 (1.32%) Jackrabbit
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.65%) JIRA
3 8 (2.65%) Subversion
4 5 (1.66%) Emacs
5 4 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.32%) Hudson
6 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.33%) dbdeploy
8 1 (0.33%) Redmine
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 43 (14.24%) Finance
2 22 (7.28%) Law
3 19 (6.29%) Advertising
4 14 (4.64%) Games
5 13 (4.30%) Banking
6 8 (2.65%) Marketing
6 8 (2.65%) French Language
6 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.99%) Retail
7 6 (1.99%) Billing
8 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) iGaming
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.92%) Web Services
2 13 (4.30%) LAMP
3 11 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (2.65%) XML
5 7 (2.32%) .NET
6 6 (1.99%) Memcached
7 5 (1.66%) HTML
8 4 (1.32%) Middleware
8 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.32%) CSS
8 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.32%) Spring
9 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.66%) Java EE
10 2 (0.66%) J2EE
11 1 (0.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.26%) Open Source
2 19 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.99%) iPad
5 5 (1.66%) Clustering
6 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.99%) LIMS
7 3 (0.99%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.99%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.99%) Kindle
8 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.66%) Derivative
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.33%) iDTV
9 1 (0.33%) EMV
9 1 (0.33%) EFT
9 1 (0.33%) Handset
9 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 220 (72.85%) Linux
2 166 (54.97%) Windows
3 62 (20.53%) UNIX
4 56 (18.54%) Ubuntu
5 54 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (8.94%) CentOS
8 22 (7.28%) Debian
9 21 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (5.96%) Solaris
11 16 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (4.64%) Windows 7
13 7 (2.32%) Android
14 5 (1.66%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.32%) OpenBSD
15 4 (1.32%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.32%) FreeBSD
15 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.99%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.58%) DevOps
2 31 (10.26%) ITIL
3 29 (9.60%) Configuration Management
4 22 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (6.62%) E-Commerce
5 20 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (5.96%) Project Management
7 16 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (4.97%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.97%) Information Management
9 13 (4.30%) Change Management
10 11 (3.64%) Load Balancing
11 10 (3.31%) Web Services Management
12 8 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.32%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.32%) ITIL V2
13 7 (2.32%) Migration
14 6 (1.99%) Service Management
14 6 (1.99%) CRM
14 6 (1.99%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.48%) Python
2 82 (27.15%) Perl
3 55 (18.21%) SQL
4 47 (15.56%) Ruby
5 46 (15.23%) Bash Shell
6 31 (10.26%) Java
7 23 (7.62%) PowerShell
8 21 (6.95%) Shell Script
9 17 (5.63%) C
10 15 (4.97%) PHP
11 10 (3.31%) VBScript
12 7 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.66%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.32%) C#
14 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.99%) Scala
16 2 (0.66%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.66%) VB
16 2 (0.66%) VBA
16 2 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 38 (12.58%) Degree
2 21 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (6.62%) CCNA
4 16 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.30%) MCSE
6 5 (1.66%) MCSA
7 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.99%) MCTS
9 2 (0.66%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.66%) MCP
10 1 (0.33%) CCNP
10 1 (0.33%) ACCA
10 1 (0.33%) CIMA
10 1 (0.33%) VCAP
10 1 (0.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 71 (23.51%) Active Directory
2 61 (20.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.30%) KVM
4 12 (3.97%) NFS
4 12 (3.97%) Xen
5 11 (3.64%) XenServer
6 10 (3.31%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.31%) Varnish
7 7 (2.32%) vSphere
7 7 (2.32%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.32%) Ceph
9 4 (1.32%) Docker
9 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.32%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.32%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (0.99%) Samba
11 2 (0.66%) Squid
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 75 (24.83%) Puppet
2 60 (19.87%) Nagios
3 52 (17.22%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.30%) Ansible
5 13 (4.30%) HAProxy
5 13 (4.30%) Cacti
6 11 (3.64%) Tivoli
7 9 (2.98%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.65%) Salt
9 6 (1.99%) Sysprep
10 4 (1.32%) Ganeti
10 4 (1.32%) Bacula
10 4 (1.32%) Zenoss
10 4 (1.32%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.32%) SCCM
11 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.99%) Graphite
12 2 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.66%) yum
Vendors
1 119 (39.40%) VMware
2 85 (28.15%) Red Hat
3 67 (22.19%) Microsoft
4 44 (14.57%) Cisco
5 35 (11.59%) Oracle
6 20 (6.62%) HP
7 17 (5.63%) NetApp
8 16 (5.30%) EMC
9 12 (3.97%) Riverbed
10 11 (3.64%) F5
11 9 (2.98%) ProCurve
11 9 (2.98%) Intel
11 9 (2.98%) Citrix
12 8 (2.65%) Veritas
13 7 (2.32%) Adobe
13 7 (2.32%) Rackspace
14 5 (1.66%) Sun
14 5 (1.66%) IBM
14 5 (1.66%) Dell
15 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
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