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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 162 177 171
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 166 175 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.39% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.51% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 153 155 168
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £30,000 £32,515
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
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
9848 11625 11140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.90% 92.57% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9773 9771
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,521
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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 207 (68.09%) Linux
2 157 (51.64%) Windows
3 127 (41.78%) VMware
4 86 (28.29%) Active Directory
5 84 (27.63%) DNS
6 81 (26.64%) Microsoft
7 79 (25.99%) Python
8 78 (25.66%) Red Hat
9 72 (23.68%) Perl
10 68 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 64 (21.05%) Puppet
12 63 (20.72%) SQL
13 62 (20.39%) UNIX
14 61 (20.07%) Finance
15 60 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
16 59 (19.41%) MySQL
17 55 (18.09%) Bash Shell
18 53 (17.43%) MS Excel
18 53 (17.43%) Nagios
19 52 (17.11%) Apache
20 50 (16.45%) SQL Server
21 48 (15.79%) DHCP
22 47 (15.46%) Cisco
23 46 (15.13%) Firewall
24 45 (14.80%) Ubuntu
24 45 (14.80%) SAN
25 44 (14.47%) MS Exchange
25 44 (14.47%) IIS
26 41 (13.49%) Degree
26 41 (13.49%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (17.11%) Apache
2 44 (14.47%) IIS
2 44 (14.47%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.55%) Tomcat
4 24 (7.89%) nginx
5 19 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.32%) Lync
11 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.99%) CMS
11 3 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.99%) Confluence
11 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.99%) Escenic
12 2 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) HFM
1 3 (0.99%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.29%) SaaS
3 8 (2.63%) Office 365
4 7 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.97%) Route 53
5 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.66%) Heroku
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (27.63%) DNS
2 48 (15.79%) DHCP
3 46 (15.13%) Firewall
4 45 (14.80%) SAN
5 36 (11.84%) TCP/IP
6 35 (11.51%) HTTP
7 21 (6.91%) NAS
8 20 (6.58%) SMTP
9 18 (5.92%) LDAP
10 17 (5.59%) IMAP
11 16 (5.26%) iSCSI
12 14 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (4.61%) Internet
13 12 (3.95%) VPN
14 11 (3.62%) LAN
15 10 (3.29%) SSH
16 9 (2.96%) WAN
16 9 (2.96%) FTP
17 8 (2.63%) Telnet
18 7 (2.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.41%) MySQL
2 50 (16.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.62%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.96%) QlikView
7 9 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.97%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.32%) Essbase
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.99%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.99%) Big Data
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.63%) JIRA
4 4 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.32%) GDB
4 4 (1.32%) Emacs
5 3 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) FishEye
6 1 (0.33%) dbdeploy
General
1 61 (20.07%) Finance
2 29 (9.54%) Law
3 19 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.59%) Banking
5 9 (2.96%) Billing
5 9 (2.96%) French Language
6 8 (2.63%) Games
7 6 (1.97%) Advertising
8 5 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Private Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 4 (1.32%) Legal
10 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.99%) Marketing
11 2 (0.66%) iGaming
11 2 (0.66%) Retail
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.88%) Web Services
2 16 (5.26%) LAMP
3 10 (3.29%) Memcached
4 6 (1.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.64%) .NET
6 4 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.99%) XML
8 2 (0.66%) Middleware
8 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.33%) HTML
9 1 (0.33%) J2EE
9 1 (0.33%) POSIX
9 1 (0.33%) Spring
9 1 (0.33%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.88%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.91%) Open Source
3 17 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.30%) EqualLogic
4 7 (2.30%) Hedge funds
4 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.30%) Replication
5 6 (1.97%) Clustering
6 5 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.99%) iDTV
7 3 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.99%) Kindle
7 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.66%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.66%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) Derivative
9 1 (0.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 207 (68.09%) Linux
2 157 (51.64%) Windows
3 62 (20.39%) UNIX
4 60 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (14.80%) Ubuntu
6 38 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (9.54%) Debian
10 22 (7.24%) CentOS
11 14 (4.61%) Solaris
12 10 (3.29%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.97%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.97%) SUSE
14 5 (1.64%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.64%) AIX
14 5 (1.64%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (1.32%) NetWare
16 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.49%) DevOps
2 40 (13.16%) Configuration Management
3 31 (10.20%) ITIL
4 23 (7.57%) Project Management
5 20 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (4.28%) E-Commerce
7 12 (3.95%) Service Delivery
7 12 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (3.29%) Change Control
8 10 (3.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (2.96%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.63%) Change Management
10 8 (2.63%) Load Balancing
11 7 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.30%) CRM
11 7 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (1.97%) Digital Forensics
12 6 (1.97%) DRM
12 6 (1.97%) Asset Management
12 6 (1.97%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.99%) Python
2 72 (23.68%) Perl
3 63 (20.72%) SQL
4 55 (18.09%) Bash Shell
5 33 (10.86%) Ruby
6 30 (9.87%) Shell Script
7 29 (9.54%) PowerShell
8 24 (7.89%) PHP
9 20 (6.58%) Java
10 11 (3.62%) VBScript
11 10 (3.29%) C
12 7 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.64%) VBA
14 4 (1.32%) VB
14 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.99%) C++
16 2 (0.66%) Scala
16 2 (0.66%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.66%) sed
16 2 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 41 (13.49%) Degree
2 23 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (5.92%) MCSE
4 15 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.61%) CCNA
6 6 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.99%) MCSA
7 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.66%) MCITP
9 1 (0.33%) LPIC
9 1 (0.33%) VCP4
9 1 (0.33%) VCP5
9 1 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.33%) RHCE
9 1 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (28.29%) Active Directory
2 68 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.91%) vSphere
4 18 (5.92%) NFS
5 15 (4.93%) KVM
6 13 (4.28%) Hyper-V
7 12 (3.95%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.29%) Varnish
9 9 (2.96%) XenApp
9 9 (2.96%) XenServer
9 9 (2.96%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.96%) Xen
10 7 (2.30%) Docker
11 5 (1.64%) iptables
11 5 (1.64%) Squid
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.99%) Samba
12 3 (0.99%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (21.05%) Puppet
2 53 (17.43%) Nagios
3 26 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.58%) Tivoli
5 14 (4.61%) Cacti
6 10 (3.29%) SCCM
7 9 (2.96%) Sysprep
7 9 (2.96%) Ansible
7 9 (2.96%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.64%) Check_MK
8 5 (1.64%) Salt
8 5 (1.64%) SmokePing
8 5 (1.64%) BMC Marimba
9 4 (1.32%) SCOM
9 4 (1.32%) WSUS
9 4 (1.32%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.32%) logstash
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.66%) Graphite
Vendors
1 127 (41.78%) VMware
2 81 (26.64%) Microsoft
3 78 (25.66%) Red Hat
4 47 (15.46%) Cisco
5 33 (10.86%) Oracle
6 25 (8.22%) NetApp
7 22 (7.24%) HP
8 20 (6.58%) Citrix
9 15 (4.93%) EMC
10 10 (3.29%) IBM
11 9 (2.96%) Intel
11 9 (2.96%) Dell
12 7 (2.30%) Veritas
12 7 (2.30%) Juniper
13 6 (1.97%) Riverbed
13 6 (1.97%) Rackspace
14 5 (1.64%) Veeam
14 5 (1.64%) Splunk
14 5 (1.64%) Altiris
15 4 (1.32%) Sophos
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