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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 193 191 159
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 686 718 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.57% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.67% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 598 676 704
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
40405 43045 41456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.70% 93.90% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34072 35461 35117
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -5 165 £47,500 +5.55% 39
Kingston Upon Thames -5 11 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Dagenham - 7 £29,750 - 1
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Wembley - 3 £37,500 -
Bermondsey - 3 - -
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow +5 1 - -
Wimbledon -4 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Mayfair - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Ealing - 1 £52,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 975 (69.44%) Linux
2 666 (47.44%) Windows
3 549 (39.10%) VMware
4 459 (32.69%) Red Hat
5 413 (29.42%) Puppet
6 375 (26.71%) MySQL
7 371 (26.42%) Python
8 357 (25.43%) Bash Shell
9 328 (23.36%) Perl
10 327 (23.29%) Active Directory
11 313 (22.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 308 (21.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 306 (21.79%) DNS
14 302 (21.51%) Apache
15 299 (21.30%) Microsoft
16 281 (20.01%) CentOS
17 280 (19.94%) DevOps
18 274 (19.52%) Finance
19 272 (19.37%) UNIX
20 248 (17.66%) SAN
20 248 (17.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 246 (17.52%) SQL
22 240 (17.09%) Ubuntu
23 237 (16.88%) Nagios
24 224 (15.95%) Ruby
25 222 (15.81%) Firewall
26 219 (15.60%) Opscode Chef
27 212 (15.10%) Cisco
28 208 (14.81%) TCP/IP
28 208 (14.81%) SQL Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 302 (21.51%) Apache
2 205 (14.60%) Tomcat
3 168 (11.97%) MS Exchange
4 167 (11.89%) IIS
5 142 (10.11%) nginx
6 100 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 51 (3.63%) OpenStack
8 45 (3.21%) SharePoint
9 41 (2.92%) JBoss
9 41 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 29 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.92%) Confluence
12 26 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (1.42%) Lync
14 13 (0.93%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.71%) Jetty
16 10 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 175 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) Maya
4 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.78%) Agresso
2 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.43%) Sophis RISQUE
4 4 (0.28%) HFM
4 4 (0.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.071%) RMDS
7 1 (0.071%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.071%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.071%) Summit
7 1 (0.071%) Cordys
7 1 (0.071%) Magento
7 1 (0.071%) Servitor
7 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.071%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (2.64%) Amazon S3
4 34 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (2.35%) SaaS
6 30 (2.14%) IaaS
7 29 (2.07%) Route 53
8 28 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 25 (1.78%) Office 365
11 24 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (1.42%) PaaS
13 16 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
14 10 (0.71%) SoftLayer
15 9 (0.64%) Joyent
15 9 (0.64%) GitHub
16 8 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
17 7 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 306 (21.79%) DNS
2 248 (17.66%) SAN
3 222 (15.81%) Firewall
4 208 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 135 (9.62%) VPN
6 132 (9.40%) DHCP
7 104 (7.41%) LAN
8 88 (6.27%) LDAP
9 83 (5.91%) NAS
10 76 (5.41%) HTTP
11 75 (5.34%) Internet
12 71 (5.06%) SMTP
13 66 (4.70%) WAN
14 55 (3.92%) iSCSI
15 49 (3.49%) SSH
16 44 (3.13%) VLAN
17 41 (2.92%) FTP
17 41 (2.92%) VoIP
18 34 (2.42%) SSL
19 31 (2.21%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (26.71%) MySQL
2 208 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 91 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 69 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (2.85%) Redis
7 33 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (2.14%) MariaDB
9 27 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 26 (1.85%) Big Data
11 19 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.07%) Couchbase
15 12 (0.85%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 121 (8.62%) Git (software)
1 121 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 86 (6.13%) Subversion
3 52 (3.70%) JIRA
4 32 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (1.50%) Maven
6 20 (1.42%) Ant
7 16 (1.14%) Hudson
8 7 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.36%) FishEye
9 5 (0.36%) Emacs
10 4 (0.28%) Gradle
10 4 (0.28%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.28%) GDB
11 3 (0.21%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.071%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.071%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.071%) dbdeploy
12 1 (0.071%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 274 (19.52%) Finance
2 90 (6.41%) Games
3 70 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 66 (4.70%) Banking
5 61 (4.34%) Law
6 45 (3.21%) Advertising
7 41 (2.92%) Retail
8 34 (2.42%) Marketing
9 32 (2.28%) Publishing
10 27 (1.92%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.21%) Legal
12 16 (1.14%) Back Office
13 14 (1.00%) French Language
14 11 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.71%) Billing
16 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.28%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
19 2 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (8.40%) Web Services
2 101 (7.19%) LAMP
3 50 (3.56%) .NET
4 42 (2.99%) Memcached
5 21 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (1.50%) HTML
6 18 (1.28%) XML
7 16 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (1.00%) Middleware
9 13 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (0.78%) CSS
11 9 (0.64%) JMS
12 6 (0.43%) JSON
13 5 (0.36%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.36%) Java EE
13 5 (0.36%) jQuery
13 5 (0.36%) COM
14 4 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (0.28%) Django
15 3 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.62%) Open Source
2 83 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 66 (4.70%) Clustering
5 62 (4.42%) Replication
6 34 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 25 (1.78%) Public Cloud
8 22 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 21 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (1.28%) EqualLogic
13 14 (1.00%) Visualisation
14 13 (0.93%) Eurex
14 13 (0.93%) CESG
15 12 (0.85%) Social Media
16 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 975 (69.44%) Linux
2 666 (47.44%) Windows
3 313 (22.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 281 (20.01%) CentOS
5 272 (19.37%) UNIX
6 248 (17.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 240 (17.09%) Ubuntu
8 157 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 154 (10.97%) Debian
10 88 (6.27%) Solaris
11 84 (5.98%) Windows 7
12 83 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (3.70%) Mac OS X
14 34 (2.42%) Windows 8
15 29 (2.07%) Windows XP
16 26 (1.85%) SUSE
16 26 (1.85%) Fedora
17 16 (1.14%) Android
18 13 (0.93%) Windows 2000
19 12 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (19.94%) DevOps
2 202 (14.39%) E-Commerce
3 177 (12.61%) Configuration Management
4 139 (9.90%) ITIL
5 111 (7.91%) Load Balancing
6 110 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 76 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
10 56 (3.99%) Project Management
11 45 (3.21%) Migration
12 37 (2.64%) Change Management
13 35 (2.49%) Time Management
14 34 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
14 34 (2.42%) Change Control
15 28 (1.99%) Service Delivery
15 28 (1.99%) Business Continuity
16 26 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
17 25 (1.78%) High Availability
17 25 (1.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (26.42%) Python
2 357 (25.43%) Bash Shell
3 328 (23.36%) Perl
4 246 (17.52%) SQL
5 224 (15.95%) Ruby
6 192 (13.68%) Java
7 185 (13.18%) PHP
8 151 (10.75%) Shell Script
9 129 (9.19%) PowerShell
10 35 (2.49%) C
11 33 (2.35%) JavaScript
12 27 (1.92%) VBScript
13 17 (1.21%) AWK
14 16 (1.14%) sed
15 14 (1.00%) C++
15 14 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.85%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.71%) C#
18 9 (0.64%) Scala
19 7 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 145 (10.33%) Degree
2 66 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (3.63%) CCNA
5 45 (3.21%) MCSE
6 29 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (1.85%) MCSA
8 24 (1.71%) RHCE
9 16 (1.14%) MCP
10 15 (1.07%) MCITP
11 13 (0.93%) MCTS
12 12 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.50%) CCNP
13 7 (0.50%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.36%) VCAP
16 4 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
16 4 (0.28%) PMP
16 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.21%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.06%) SLA
2 39 (2.78%) QA
3 22 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.28%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 327 (23.29%) Active Directory
2 308 (21.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (6.91%) vSphere
4 80 (5.70%) NFS
5 59 (4.20%) Varnish
6 56 (3.99%) Hyper-V
7 49 (3.49%) Docker
8 47 (3.35%) XenApp
8 47 (3.35%) VMware ESX
9 43 (3.06%) Xen
10 39 (2.78%) KVM
11 33 (2.35%) XenServer
12 29 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
13 23 (1.64%) Samba
14 20 (1.42%) Terminal Services
15 19 (1.35%) Postfix
16 15 (1.07%) iptables
17 14 (1.00%) Openswan
18 13 (0.93%) LXC
18 13 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 413 (29.42%) Puppet
2 237 (16.88%) Nagios
3 219 (15.60%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (5.13%) Ansible
5 71 (5.06%) ZABBIX
6 56 (3.99%) Cacti
7 39 (2.78%) SCOM
7 39 (2.78%) Salt
8 34 (2.42%) SCCM
9 29 (2.07%) Vagrant
9 29 (2.07%) logstash
10 27 (1.92%) WSUS
11 26 (1.85%) Tivoli
11 26 (1.85%) Graphite
12 21 (1.50%) Ganglia
13 20 (1.42%) CFEngine
14 17 (1.21%) Backup Exec
15 16 (1.14%) Icinga
16 15 (1.07%) HAProxy
17 14 (1.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 549 (39.10%) VMware
2 459 (32.69%) Red Hat
3 299 (21.30%) Microsoft
4 212 (15.10%) Cisco
5 120 (8.55%) Oracle
6 108 (7.69%) HP
7 88 (6.27%) Citrix
8 76 (5.41%) NetApp
9 73 (5.20%) EMC
10 48 (3.42%) F5
11 40 (2.85%) Rackspace
12 33 (2.35%) Veritas
13 31 (2.21%) Juniper
14 30 (2.14%) Dell
14 30 (2.14%) Percona
15 29 (2.07%) Riverbed
16 27 (1.92%) Sun
17 26 (1.85%) Symantec
17 26 (1.85%) SolarWinds
17 26 (1.85%) Splunk
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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