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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 160 159 166
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 158 169 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 1.62% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.75% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 150 158 144
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
9518 9663 9844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.30% 92.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8146 8184 8808
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 (69.18%) Linux
2 175 (55.03%) Windows
3 130 (40.88%) VMware
4 87 (27.36%) Red Hat
5 84 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 83 (26.10%) Active Directory
7 82 (25.79%) DNS
8 78 (24.53%) Python
9 76 (23.90%) Perl
10 67 (21.07%) Puppet
11 66 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (20.44%) UNIX
12 65 (20.44%) MS Excel
13 64 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 63 (19.81%) MySQL
15 59 (18.55%) Apache
16 55 (17.30%) SQL
17 54 (16.98%) Finance
18 53 (16.67%) IIS
19 51 (16.04%) SQL Server
19 51 (16.04%) Nagios
19 51 (16.04%) Firewall
19 51 (16.04%) Bash Shell
20 49 (15.41%) SAN
20 49 (15.41%) DHCP
21 48 (15.09%) Ubuntu
22 46 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 44 (13.84%) TCP/IP
23 44 (13.84%) Cisco
24 41 (12.89%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 59 (18.55%) Apache
2 53 (16.67%) IIS
3 38 (11.95%) MS Exchange
4 34 (10.69%) Tomcat
5 26 (8.18%) nginx
6 21 (6.60%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.20%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (2.20%) Liferay
9 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.89%) JBoss
9 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.57%) CMS
10 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 65 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 3 (0.94%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.72%) SaaS
3 13 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.52%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.94%) Route 53
6 3 (0.94%) Office 365
7 2 (0.63%) Heroku
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (25.79%) DNS
2 51 (16.04%) Firewall
3 49 (15.41%) SAN
3 49 (15.41%) DHCP
4 44 (13.84%) TCP/IP
5 29 (9.12%) HTTP
6 23 (7.23%) SMTP
7 20 (6.29%) NAS
8 19 (5.97%) LDAP
9 18 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (5.66%) IMAP
10 12 (3.77%) iSCSI
10 12 (3.77%) VPN
10 12 (3.77%) Internet
11 10 (3.14%) SSH
12 9 (2.83%) FTP
12 9 (2.83%) SSL
13 8 (2.52%) Telnet
14 7 (2.20%) LAN
14 7 (2.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.81%) MySQL
2 51 (16.04%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.52%) QlikView
8 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.20%) Big Data
10 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.57%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.94%) Essbase
13 3 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.94%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.26%) JIRA
3 4 (1.26%) Emacs
4 3 (0.94%) Subversion
4 3 (0.94%) GDB
4 3 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.31%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.31%) dbdeploy
6 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (16.98%) Finance
2 29 (9.12%) Law
3 16 (5.03%) Banking
4 15 (4.72%) Advertising
5 12 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.46%) Games
7 9 (2.83%) French Language
8 8 (2.52%) Billing
8 8 (2.52%) Marketing
9 5 (1.57%) Retail
10 4 (1.26%) Legal
11 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.94%) Back Office
11 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.63%) iGaming
12 2 (0.63%) Publishing
12 2 (0.63%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.12%) Web Services
2 16 (5.03%) LAMP
3 8 (2.52%) Memcached
3 8 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (1.89%) .NET
4 6 (1.89%) XML
5 4 (1.26%) Middleware
6 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.31%) Spring
7 1 (0.31%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.86%) Open Source
2 21 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.89%) Clustering
4 4 (1.26%) iPad
4 4 (1.26%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.94%) LIMS
5 3 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 3 (0.94%) iDTV
5 3 (0.94%) Kindle
5 3 (0.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.31%) Derivative
7 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 220 (69.18%) Linux
2 175 (55.03%) Windows
3 65 (20.44%) UNIX
4 64 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (15.09%) Ubuntu
6 46 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (7.86%) CentOS
8 25 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (7.55%) Debian
10 17 (5.35%) Solaris
11 15 (4.72%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.89%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.57%) SUSE
13 5 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.57%) Android
14 4 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.94%) NetWare
15 3 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.58%) DevOps
2 38 (11.95%) ITIL
3 37 (11.64%) Configuration Management
4 24 (7.55%) Project Management
5 20 (6.29%) E-Commerce
5 20 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.35%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.40%) Change Management
9 13 (4.09%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.46%) Information Management
11 10 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.20%) Web Services Management
12 7 (2.20%) Migration
12 7 (2.20%) CRM
12 7 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.20%) ITIL V2
13 6 (1.89%) Problem Management
13 6 (1.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.53%) Python
2 76 (23.90%) Perl
3 55 (17.30%) SQL
4 51 (16.04%) Bash Shell
5 39 (12.26%) Ruby
6 31 (9.75%) PowerShell
7 24 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.23%) Java
9 18 (5.66%) PHP
10 14 (4.40%) C
11 11 (3.46%) VBScript
12 7 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.26%) VB
13 4 (1.26%) VBA
14 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.94%) Scala
15 2 (0.63%) Groovy
15 2 (0.63%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.63%) sed
15 2 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (12.89%) Degree
2 20 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.35%) CCNA
5 16 (5.03%) MCSE
6 11 (3.46%) VCP4
7 6 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.94%) MCSA
9 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.63%) MCITP
11 1 (0.31%) MCTS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.31%) CCNP
11 1 (0.31%) MCP
11 1 (0.31%) VCAP
11 1 (0.31%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.40%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (26.10%) Active Directory
2 66 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.03%) NFS
4 13 (4.09%) KVM
4 13 (4.09%) vSphere
5 11 (3.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.14%) Varnish
6 10 (3.14%) XenServer
7 9 (2.83%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.52%) Xen
9 6 (1.89%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.57%) Squid
10 5 (1.57%) XenApp
11 4 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.94%) Docker
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.63%) Postfix
13 2 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (21.07%) Puppet
2 51 (16.04%) Nagios
3 35 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.72%) Tivoli
5 13 (4.09%) Ansible
6 11 (3.46%) Cacti
7 8 (2.52%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.52%) Sysprep
7 8 (2.52%) HAProxy
8 7 (2.20%) SCCM
9 5 (1.57%) Salt
10 4 (1.26%) SCOM
11 3 (0.94%) logstash
11 3 (0.94%) Graphite
12 2 (0.63%) WSUS
12 2 (0.63%) yum
12 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.63%) Ganeti
12 2 (0.63%) Bacula
12 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 130 (40.88%) VMware
2 87 (27.36%) Red Hat
3 84 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 44 (13.84%) Cisco
5 32 (10.06%) Oracle
6 23 (7.23%) NetApp
6 23 (7.23%) HP
7 18 (5.66%) EMC
8 15 (4.72%) Citrix
9 11 (3.46%) F5
10 9 (2.83%) Intel
10 9 (2.83%) Riverbed
11 8 (2.52%) Veritas
12 7 (2.20%) Adobe
13 6 (1.89%) ProCurve
13 6 (1.89%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.89%) IBM
14 5 (1.57%) Dell
14 5 (1.57%) Splunk
15 4 (1.26%) IronPort
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ortolan Group
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Execuzen Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
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