The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 251 221 181
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 542 687 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.43% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.53% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 477 623 651
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 95 £46,500 -1.06% 21
Docklands, London - 9 £57,500 -
Uxbridge - 6 £41,250 -
Hammersmith - 4 £80,000 -
Croydon +5 3 £31,766 -20.58% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -10 2 £40,000 - 1
Beckenham - 2 £30,000 -
Surbiton +4 1 £67,500 +68.75%
Wembley 0 1 £32,500 -22.61%
Ealing - 1 £42,500 -
Westminster - 1 £65,500 -
Clapham - 1 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £30,000 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £45,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 785 (63.20%) Linux
2 621 (50.00%) Windows
3 517 (41.63%) VMware
4 375 (30.19%) Red Hat
5 341 (27.46%) Active Directory
6 333 (26.81%) Puppet
7 310 (24.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 298 (23.99%) Python
9 288 (23.19%) Microsoft
10 279 (22.46%) Bash Shell
11 277 (22.30%) MySQL
12 275 (22.14%) DNS
13 265 (21.34%) Finance
14 260 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 253 (20.37%) DevOps
16 247 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 234 (18.84%) Apache
18 222 (17.87%) Perl
19 221 (17.79%) CentOS
20 220 (17.71%) SAN
21 217 (17.47%) SQL
22 214 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
23 200 (16.10%) UNIX
24 198 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
25 197 (15.86%) SQL Server
26 194 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
27 192 (15.46%) Ubuntu
28 190 (15.30%) Firewall
29 189 (15.22%) MS Exchange
30 184 (14.81%) Cisco

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 234 (18.84%) Apache
2 189 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 139 (11.19%) IIS
4 135 (10.87%) Tomcat
5 107 (8.62%) nginx
6 102 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 84 (6.76%) SharePoint
8 47 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (2.74%) Confluence
12 33 (2.66%) OpenStack
13 32 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
14 29 (2.33%) WebSphere
15 25 (2.01%) Lync
16 20 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (1.37%) Node.js
19 16 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 16 (1.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 138 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.86%) MS Office
3 7 (0.56%) InDesign
4 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Magento
2 9 (0.72%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Cordys
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.081%) Agresso
7 1 (0.081%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.081%) RMDS
7 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.081%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.081%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 214 (17.23%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.35%) Office 365
3 45 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.61%) IaaS
5 20 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (1.53%) Amazon S3
6 19 (1.53%) Route 53
7 17 (1.37%) SaaS
8 14 (1.13%) PaaS
9 13 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (0.72%) GitHub
12 6 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
13 5 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.32%) Joyent
15 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 275 (22.14%) DNS
2 220 (17.71%) SAN
3 190 (15.30%) Firewall
4 164 (13.20%) TCP/IP
5 126 (10.14%) DHCP
6 115 (9.26%) VPN
7 72 (5.80%) LAN
8 69 (5.56%) WAN
9 68 (5.48%) NAS
10 66 (5.31%) LDAP
11 57 (4.59%) Internet
12 52 (4.19%) VLAN
13 51 (4.11%) iSCSI
14 47 (3.78%) HTTP
15 44 (3.54%) VoIP
16 35 (2.82%) SMTP
17 28 (2.25%) SSH
18 26 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
19 25 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (1.69%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (22.30%) MySQL
2 197 (15.86%) SQL Server
3 72 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 51 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (3.54%) NoSQL
6 41 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.93%) Redis
8 20 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.53%) MariaDB
10 16 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.29%) Big Data
10 16 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.72%) QlikView
14 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.64%) Ingres
16 7 (0.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 107 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 99 (7.97%) Jenkins
3 72 (5.80%) Subversion
4 60 (4.83%) JIRA
5 26 (2.09%) TeamCity
6 18 (1.45%) Hudson
7 16 (1.29%) Emacs
8 15 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.13%) Selenium
10 10 (0.81%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.56%) Maven
12 6 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.40%) GDB
14 4 (0.32%) FishEye
14 4 (0.32%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.32%) Ant
14 4 (0.32%) GitLab
15 2 (0.16%) PHPUnit
15 2 (0.16%) Behat
General
1 265 (21.34%) Finance
2 81 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 68 (5.48%) Banking
4 45 (3.62%) Law
5 41 (3.30%) Games
6 30 (2.42%) Retail
7 28 (2.25%) Marketing
8 26 (2.09%) Legal
9 20 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.21%) Advertising
10 15 (1.21%) Publishing
11 14 (1.13%) Billing
12 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.32%) Back Office
13 4 (0.32%) Local Government
13 4 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.081%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (7.00%) Web Services
2 81 (6.52%) LAMP
3 75 (6.04%) .NET
4 27 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 26 (2.09%) Memcached
6 22 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (1.61%) Middleware
8 18 (1.45%) HTML
9 14 (1.13%) XML
9 14 (1.13%) JMS
10 13 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (0.97%) Lucene
11 12 (0.97%) boto
12 11 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (0.81%) WAMP
14 8 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 8 (0.64%) CSS
15 7 (0.56%) Play Framework
16 6 (0.48%) FastCGI
16 6 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 70 (5.64%) Computer Science
3 47 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (3.14%) Replication
6 35 (2.82%) EqualLogic
6 35 (2.82%) Hedge funds
7 31 (2.50%) Clustering
8 27 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.85%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.45%) Blackberry
12 14 (1.13%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.13%) EMC VNX
13 12 (0.97%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.97%) PlayStation
14 10 (0.81%) Eurex
14 10 (0.81%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.72%) CESG
16 8 (0.64%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 785 (63.20%) Linux
2 621 (50.00%) Windows
3 260 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 247 (19.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 221 (17.79%) CentOS
6 200 (16.10%) UNIX
7 194 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 192 (15.46%) Ubuntu
9 154 (12.40%) Debian
10 91 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 75 (6.04%) Solaris
12 71 (5.72%) Windows 7
13 39 (3.14%) Mac OS X
14 38 (3.06%) Fedora
15 24 (1.93%) Windows XP
16 22 (1.77%) SUSE
17 19 (1.53%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
19 11 (0.89%) Mac OS
20 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (20.37%) DevOps
2 152 (12.24%) Configuration Management
3 149 (12.00%) ITIL
4 124 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (8.45%) E-Commerce
6 84 (6.76%) Load Balancing
6 84 (6.76%) Open Source
7 61 (4.91%) Project Management
8 59 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
10 43 (3.46%) Change Control
11 41 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (2.58%) Migration
13 30 (2.42%) Change Management
14 28 (2.25%) Patch Management
15 24 (1.93%) Mentoring
16 23 (1.85%) Service Delivery
16 23 (1.85%) Problem Management
17 22 (1.77%) Information Security
17 22 (1.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 298 (23.99%) Python
2 279 (22.46%) Bash Shell
3 222 (17.87%) Perl
4 217 (17.47%) SQL
5 160 (12.88%) Ruby
6 152 (12.24%) PowerShell
7 135 (10.87%) Shell Script
8 108 (8.70%) Java
9 101 (8.13%) PHP
10 27 (2.17%) JavaScript
11 22 (1.77%) VBScript
12 12 (0.97%) VB
12 12 (0.97%) C
12 12 (0.97%) C++
13 11 (0.89%) C#
14 9 (0.72%) Bourne shell
15 8 (0.64%) Scala
15 8 (0.64%) AWK
16 7 (0.56%) Korn
17 6 (0.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 144 (11.59%) Degree
2 56 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (3.62%) MCSE
4 35 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (2.74%) CCNA
6 31 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (1.85%) MCSA
7 23 (1.85%) MCP
8 17 (1.37%) MCITP
9 14 (1.13%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.05%) RHCE
11 10 (0.81%) CCA
11 10 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (0.64%) IBM Certification
13 6 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.48%) CCNP
13 6 (0.48%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.40%) RHCA
15 4 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.50%) SLA
1 31 (2.50%) QA
2 23 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.081%) BS7799
System Software
1 341 (27.46%) Active Directory
2 310 (24.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 79 (6.36%) NFS
5 78 (6.28%) vSphere
6 63 (5.07%) VMware ESX
7 55 (4.43%) XenApp
8 52 (4.19%) KVM
9 51 (4.11%) Varnish
10 50 (4.03%) Xen
11 49 (3.95%) Docker
12 46 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
13 41 (3.30%) Postfix
14 34 (2.74%) XenServer
15 25 (2.01%) iptables
16 18 (1.45%) VMware Server
17 17 (1.37%) VirtualBox
18 14 (1.13%) Squid
19 10 (0.81%) Samba
19 10 (0.81%) LXC
Systems Management
1 333 (26.81%) Puppet
2 198 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
3 174 (14.01%) Nagios
4 73 (5.88%) Ansible
5 60 (4.83%) ZABBIX
6 55 (4.43%) SCCM
7 38 (3.06%) SCOM
8 35 (2.82%) Cacti
9 28 (2.25%) WSUS
10 23 (1.85%) Salt
10 23 (1.85%) Graphite
11 21 (1.69%) logstash
11 21 (1.69%) Tivoli
12 20 (1.61%) Backup Exec
12 20 (1.61%) CFEngine
12 20 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
13 18 (1.45%) Vagrant
14 17 (1.37%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.13%) Check_MK
15 14 (1.13%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 517 (41.63%) VMware
2 375 (30.19%) Red Hat
3 288 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 184 (14.81%) Cisco
5 105 (8.45%) Citrix
6 94 (7.57%) Oracle
7 71 (5.72%) HP
8 59 (4.75%) NetApp
9 42 (3.38%) Dell
10 41 (3.30%) Juniper
11 38 (3.06%) IBM
12 37 (2.98%) EMC
13 28 (2.25%) Sun
14 26 (2.09%) Veeam
15 22 (1.77%) F5
16 21 (1.69%) Riverbed
17 19 (1.53%) Rackspace
18 18 (1.45%) Symantec
19 16 (1.29%) Veritas
19 16 (1.29%) Altiris
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Infotec Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 Per Annum £40-75K+Training+Certifications+Pension+Heal
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Postshift
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 per annum + flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago