The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 266 241 218
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 470 588 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.33% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.39% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 428 519 630
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
37419 42215 44459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.58% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32505 35940 37043
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the London region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in London

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 53 £41,250 -12.23% 14
Uxbridge +14 24 £58,750 +42.42%
Croydon +9 13 £34,500 +8.60%
Hayes - 6 £57,500 -
Harrow - 5 £32,500 -
Brentford - 4 £30,000 -
Hackney - 3 - -
Bromley - 2 £33,750 -
Feltham +9 1 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hammersmith +2 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 London region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 628 (68.04%) Linux
2 394 (42.69%) VMware
3 347 (37.59%) Windows
4 320 (34.67%) Puppet
5 263 (28.49%) DevOps
6 251 (27.19%) Python
7 250 (27.09%) Bash Shell
8 243 (26.33%) Red Hat
9 234 (25.35%) Microsoft
9 234 (25.35%) Active Directory
10 226 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
11 225 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 218 (23.62%) Windows Server
13 205 (22.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 203 (21.99%) Finance
15 198 (21.45%) Apache
16 189 (20.48%) LAMP
17 185 (20.04%) Opscode Chef
18 184 (19.93%) Perl
19 174 (18.85%) MySQL
19 174 (18.85%) DNS
20 161 (17.44%) Jenkins
21 160 (17.33%) Ansible
22 157 (17.01%) Firewall
23 152 (16.47%) Nagios
24 150 (16.25%) Configuration Management
25 146 (15.82%) CentOS
26 141 (15.28%) Unix
27 137 (14.84%) Cisco
28 134 (14.52%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 198 (21.45%) Apache
2 106 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 97 (10.51%) Tomcat
4 75 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 73 (7.91%) IIS
6 68 (7.37%) nginx
7 54 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 53 (5.74%) OpenStack
9 44 (4.77%) JBoss
10 38 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
11 25 (2.71%) Confluence
11 25 (2.71%) SharePoint
12 22 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (1.52%) Hubot
15 10 (1.08%) Jetty
16 8 (0.87%) Drupal
16 8 (0.87%) Skype for Business
17 7 (0.76%) Apache Spark
18 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 107 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.85%) MS Office
3 6 (0.65%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.22%) Windchill
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (1.52%) HFM
2 10 (1.08%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.22%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.22%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.22%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.22%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.22%) SAP FS
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 226 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.42%) Office 365
3 40 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (2.82%) SaaS
5 23 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (2.49%) IaaS
6 16 (1.73%) PaaS
7 14 (1.52%) Slack
8 13 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (1.19%) AWS OpsWorks
10 10 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (1.08%) SoftLayer
11 9 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.87%) GitHub
13 7 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.54%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.43%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 174 (18.85%) DNS
2 157 (17.01%) Firewall
3 122 (13.22%) SAN
4 95 (10.29%) TCP/IP
5 76 (8.23%) DHCP
6 70 (7.58%) VPN
7 59 (6.39%) NAS
8 48 (5.20%) iSCSI
9 45 (4.88%) LDAP
10 42 (4.55%) LAN
11 36 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (3.79%) WAN
13 31 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
13 31 (3.36%) VLAN
14 29 (3.14%) Internet
15 28 (3.03%) Kerberos
16 23 (2.49%) SMTP
17 21 (2.28%) VoIP
18 19 (2.06%) Wireless
19 18 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (18.85%) MySQL
2 62 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 34 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 33 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.93%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.28%) Redis
8 20 (2.17%) Couchbase
9 18 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.30%) Hyperion Smart View
12 11 (1.19%) CouchDB
13 10 (1.08%) Essbase
14 9 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.76%) Big Data
15 7 (0.76%) BigQuery
16 5 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.54%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 161 (17.44%) Jenkins
2 50 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 38 (4.12%) JIRA
4 26 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (2.49%) Subversion
6 17 (1.84%) Vagrant
7 15 (1.63%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.08%) GitLab
8 10 (1.08%) Maven
9 9 (0.98%) Gerrit
9 9 (0.98%) Selenium
10 5 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.54%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.54%) Hudson
11 4 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.33%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.33%) Gradle
13 2 (0.22%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 203 (21.99%) Finance
2 74 (8.02%) Law
3 62 (6.72%) Banking
4 52 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 47 (5.09%) Marketing
6 30 (3.25%) Retail
7 21 (2.28%) Advertising
8 18 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.73%) Publishing
10 13 (1.41%) Games
11 11 (1.19%) Back Office
11 11 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.65%) Legal
13 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.43%) Electronics
14 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.43%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (20.48%) LAMP
2 74 (8.02%) Web Services
3 47 (5.09%) LEMP Stack
4 31 (3.36%) Java EE
5 29 (3.14%) .NET
6 26 (2.82%) Middleware
7 22 (2.38%) ELK Stack
8 20 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (1.95%) JMS
9 18 (1.95%) Memcached
10 12 (1.30%) J2EE
10 12 (1.30%) LAPP Stack
11 10 (1.08%) JMX
11 10 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (0.98%) Akka
13 7 (0.76%) boto
13 7 (0.76%) Lucene
13 7 (0.76%) OpenVZ
14 5 (0.54%) Dropwizard
14 5 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.50%) Clustering
3 44 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.33%) Replication
5 32 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.93%) Fintech
7 21 (2.28%) Fat Client
7 21 (2.28%) Thin Client
8 20 (2.17%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (1.95%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.63%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.63%) Wiki
12 13 (1.41%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.98%) User Experience
14 9 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.87%) NHS
15 8 (0.87%) PKI
15 8 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 628 (68.04%) Linux
2 347 (37.59%) Windows
3 218 (23.62%) Windows Server
4 205 (22.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 146 (15.82%) CentOS
6 141 (15.28%) Unix
7 121 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 93 (10.08%) Ubuntu
9 91 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (5.96%) Debian
11 45 (4.88%) Windows 7
12 28 (3.03%) Windows 10
13 25 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (2.28%) SUSE
15 20 (2.17%) Solaris
16 18 (1.95%) Mac OS X
16 18 (1.95%) Windows 8
17 12 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.98%) AIX
18 9 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (28.49%) DevOps
2 150 (16.25%) Configuration Management
3 79 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (7.91%) E-Commerce
5 64 (6.93%) ITIL
6 63 (6.83%) Open Source
7 51 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 51 (5.53%) Load Balancing
8 42 (4.55%) Analytics
9 41 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (4.23%) High Availability
11 32 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
12 30 (3.25%) Project Management
13 29 (3.14%) Web Operations
14 27 (2.93%) Patch Management
15 26 (2.82%) Migration
16 25 (2.71%) Data Analytics
17 23 (2.49%) Security Management
18 22 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 251 (27.19%) Python
2 250 (27.09%) Bash Shell
3 184 (19.93%) Perl
4 134 (14.52%) PowerShell
5 130 (14.08%) PHP
6 102 (11.05%) Ruby
7 94 (10.18%) SQL
8 82 (8.88%) Shell Script
9 74 (8.02%) Java
10 18 (1.95%) C
11 12 (1.30%) Korn
12 11 (1.19%) C++
13 10 (1.08%) C#
14 8 (0.87%) VB
15 7 (0.76%) VBScript
16 6 (0.65%) Clipper
17 4 (0.43%) JavaScript
17 4 (0.43%) VBA
18 2 (0.22%) AWK
18 2 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (7.48%) Degree
2 51 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (4.44%) CCNA
4 35 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (3.14%) MCP
6 25 (2.71%) MCSE
7 22 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.19%) MCSA
9 10 (1.08%) CCA
9 10 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (1.08%) RHCE
10 9 (0.98%) CCNP
11 7 (0.76%) MCITP
12 5 (0.54%) ACCA
12 5 (0.54%) CIMA
12 5 (0.54%) RHCT
12 5 (0.54%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.33%) LPIC
13 3 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 25 (2.71%) QA
3 20 (2.17%) SLA
4 9 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) GAAP
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) DICOM
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 234 (25.35%) Active Directory
2 225 (24.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (11.16%) Docker
4 97 (10.51%) vSphere
5 63 (6.83%) NFS
6 54 (5.85%) KVM
7 49 (5.31%) Hyper-V
8 44 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (3.25%) Xen
11 17 (1.84%) Corosync
12 15 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (1.63%) VMware ESX
13 14 (1.52%) Varnish
13 14 (1.52%) XenApp
14 12 (1.30%) Postfix
15 10 (1.08%) iptables
15 10 (1.08%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.08%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.87%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 320 (34.67%) Puppet
2 185 (20.04%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (17.33%) Ansible
4 152 (16.47%) Nagios
5 106 (11.48%) SCCM
6 49 (5.31%) HAProxy
7 33 (3.58%) NetBackup
8 32 (3.47%) SCOM
9 26 (2.82%) Cacti
9 26 (2.82%) Salt
10 19 (2.06%) logstash
11 18 (1.95%) Backup Exec
12 17 (1.84%) Rsyslog
12 17 (1.84%) ZABBIX
13 15 (1.63%) Kubernetes
14 13 (1.41%) Control-M
14 13 (1.41%) yum
15 12 (1.30%) Pacemaker
16 11 (1.19%) FortiGate
17 10 (1.08%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 394 (42.69%) VMware
2 243 (26.33%) Red Hat
3 234 (25.35%) Microsoft
4 137 (14.84%) Cisco
5 71 (7.69%) Citrix
6 69 (7.48%) HP
7 63 (6.83%) Rackspace
8 52 (5.63%) NetApp
9 49 (5.31%) Oracle
10 38 (4.12%) Veeam
11 36 (3.90%) Dell
12 33 (3.58%) CheckPoint
13 30 (3.25%) Google
14 28 (3.03%) Symantec
15 26 (2.82%) EMC
16 24 (2.60%) webMethods
17 22 (2.38%) Apple
17 22 (2.38%) Hyperion
17 22 (2.38%) Juniper
18 19 (2.06%) Qualys
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £60000 to £65000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago