The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 214 178 157
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 670 729 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.65% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.76% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 604 650 834
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45368 41365 48826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.43% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38150 34593 42529
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,675 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +22 130 £47,000 +3.86% 24
Kingston Upon Thames +1 14 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Wembley - 3 £42,000 -
Surbiton -7 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Harrow -9 2 - - 2
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Twickenham +8 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Drayton 0 1 - - 1
Croydon -4 1 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Hammersmith -6 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 963 (69.23%) Linux
2 639 (45.94%) Windows
3 469 (33.72%) Puppet
4 456 (32.78%) VMware
5 378 (27.17%) Active Directory
6 360 (25.88%) Red Hat
7 345 (24.80%) MySQL
8 343 (24.66%) Python
9 294 (21.14%) DevOps
10 291 (20.92%) DNS
11 287 (20.63%) Ubuntu
12 282 (20.27%) Bash Shell
13 280 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
14 279 (20.06%) Perl
15 273 (19.63%) Apache
15 273 (19.63%) Microsoft
16 257 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 256 (18.40%) TCP/IP
18 254 (18.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 253 (18.19%) CentOS
20 244 (17.54%) SQL
21 230 (16.53%) Windows Server 2008
22 221 (15.89%) SQL Server
23 216 (15.53%) SAN
24 211 (15.17%) PHP
25 206 (14.81%) UNIX
26 205 (14.74%) Java
27 204 (14.67%) Ruby
28 203 (14.59%) Firewall
29 202 (14.52%) Nagios

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 273 (19.63%) Apache
2 156 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 154 (11.07%) IIS
4 146 (10.50%) MS Exchange
5 111 (7.98%) nginx
6 73 (5.25%) SharePoint
6 73 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 53 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 45 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (2.66%) OpenStack
10 34 (2.44%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (1.73%) Lync
13 23 (1.65%) Jetty
14 22 (1.58%) CMS
14 22 (1.58%) WebLogic
15 21 (1.51%) Node.js
16 20 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 20 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 17 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 160 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.60%) MS Office
3 16 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.072%) FastStats
5 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.072%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.072%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 23 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.58%) HFM
3 7 (0.50%) Magento
4 6 (0.43%) Agresso
5 5 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) Summit
8 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 157 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.03%) SaaS
3 53 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (2.01%) Amazon S3
5 25 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (1.51%) Joyent
7 20 (1.44%) Office 365
7 20 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.15%) GitHub
9 8 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
10 5 (0.36%) IaaS
11 4 (0.29%) PaaS
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.22%) Route 53
13 2 (0.14%) Heroku
14 1 (0.072%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 291 (20.92%) DNS
2 256 (18.40%) TCP/IP
3 216 (15.53%) SAN
4 203 (14.59%) Firewall
5 128 (9.20%) LAN
6 119 (8.55%) VPN
7 102 (7.33%) DHCP
8 84 (6.04%) NAS
9 82 (5.90%) LDAP
10 79 (5.68%) HTTP
10 79 (5.68%) WAN
11 71 (5.10%) SMTP
12 52 (3.74%) Internet
13 43 (3.09%) FTP
14 41 (2.95%) VoIP
15 38 (2.73%) VLAN
16 37 (2.66%) SSL
17 33 (2.37%) Ethernet
18 30 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (2.01%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (24.80%) MySQL
2 221 (15.89%) SQL Server
3 143 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
4 119 (8.55%) Redis
5 86 (6.18%) MongoDB
6 81 (5.82%) NoSQL
7 52 (3.74%) Big Data
8 49 (3.52%) Hadoop
9 44 (3.16%) Relational Database
10 40 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 29 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.22%) Couchbase
15 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 142 (10.21%) Git (software)
2 115 (8.27%) Jenkins
3 89 (6.40%) Subversion
4 46 (3.31%) JIRA
5 18 (1.29%) Maven
6 16 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.01%) Mercurial
8 11 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.72%) Selenium
10 8 (0.58%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.36%) Juju
12 5 (0.36%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.36%) Ant
13 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.29%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 187 (13.44%) Finance
2 56 (4.03%) Games
3 48 (3.45%) Banking
4 39 (2.80%) Advertising
5 36 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.08%) Law
7 28 (2.01%) Marketing
8 27 (1.94%) Publishing
8 27 (1.94%) Retail
9 18 (1.29%) French Language
10 17 (1.22%) Legal
11 16 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.29%) Front Office
15 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.072%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.072%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (10.64%) LAMP
2 89 (6.40%) Web Services
3 57 (4.10%) .NET
4 33 (2.37%) XML
5 31 (2.23%) CSS
6 25 (1.80%) Django
6 25 (1.80%) HTML
7 24 (1.73%) Middleware
8 23 (1.65%) JSON
9 19 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (1.01%) Memcached
11 13 (0.93%) Sphinx
12 12 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (0.86%) MapReduce
13 7 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (0.50%) Ajax
13 7 (0.50%) CGI
14 6 (0.43%) Regular Expression
14 6 (0.43%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.27%) Open Source
2 95 (6.83%) Clustering
3 49 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.45%) Replication
5 36 (2.59%) Social Media
6 30 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 24 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.08%) EqualLogic
11 15 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (1.01%) Derivative
12 14 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 13 (0.93%) Online Games
14 12 (0.86%) Spread Betting
14 12 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 963 (69.23%) Linux
2 639 (45.94%) Windows
3 287 (20.63%) Ubuntu
4 254 (18.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 253 (18.19%) CentOS
6 230 (16.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 206 (14.81%) UNIX
8 181 (13.01%) Debian
9 154 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 141 (10.14%) Solaris
11 109 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 88 (6.33%) Windows 7
13 49 (3.52%) Mac OS X
14 41 (2.95%) Android
15 39 (2.80%) Apple iOS
16 37 (2.66%) AIX
17 34 (2.44%) Windows 8
18 32 (2.30%) SUSE
19 30 (2.16%) Windows XP
20 18 (1.29%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (21.14%) DevOps
2 155 (11.14%) E-Commerce
3 151 (10.86%) Configuration Management
4 139 (9.99%) ITIL
5 113 (8.12%) Load Balancing
6 92 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
7 81 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 62 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (3.95%) Migration
11 43 (3.09%) Problem Management
11 43 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
12 32 (2.30%) Project Management
12 32 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (2.23%) High Availability
14 30 (2.16%) CRM
15 28 (2.01%) Network Design
16 24 (1.73%) Asset Management
17 23 (1.65%) Release Management
18 22 (1.58%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (24.66%) Python
2 282 (20.27%) Bash Shell
3 279 (20.06%) Perl
4 244 (17.54%) SQL
5 211 (15.17%) PHP
6 205 (14.74%) Java
7 204 (14.67%) Ruby
8 110 (7.91%) Shell Script
9 98 (7.05%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 32 (2.30%) AWK
12 29 (2.08%) Scala
13 28 (2.01%) VBScript
14 25 (1.80%) C
15 21 (1.51%) C#
16 20 (1.44%) Korn
17 17 (1.22%) sed
18 12 (0.86%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.43%) VBA
20 5 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 138 (9.92%) Degree
2 125 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (5.82%) MCSE
4 55 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (3.52%) CCNA
6 45 (3.24%) MCSA
7 33 (2.37%) RHCE
8 24 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (1.51%) MCP
10 18 (1.29%) MCTS
11 16 (1.15%) CCNP
12 13 (0.93%) Security Cleared
12 13 (0.93%) MCITP
12 13 (0.93%) MCT
13 12 (0.86%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.72%) LPIC
14 10 (0.72%) Linux+ Certification
15 7 (0.50%) A+ Certification
16 6 (0.43%) CIMA
16 6 (0.43%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.46%) QA
2 34 (2.44%) SLA
3 19 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.072%) BS7799
System Software
1 378 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 257 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 94 (6.76%) KVM
5 83 (5.97%) NFS
6 76 (5.46%) vSphere
7 62 (4.46%) Xen
8 41 (2.95%) Varnish
9 35 (2.52%) XenApp
10 32 (2.30%) Samba
10 32 (2.30%) Postfix
11 26 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
12 25 (1.80%) XenServer
13 18 (1.29%) Sendmail
14 15 (1.08%) Docker
15 14 (1.01%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.79%) VMware ESX
17 10 (0.72%) Snort
18 6 (0.43%) Terminal Services
18 6 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 469 (33.72%) Puppet
2 280 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
3 202 (14.52%) Nagios
4 54 (3.88%) Cacti
5 50 (3.59%) SCOM
6 45 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 41 (2.95%) logstash
8 39 (2.80%) Ansible
9 38 (2.73%) Salt
10 35 (2.52%) SCCM
11 34 (2.44%) Ganglia
12 32 (2.30%) WSUS
13 29 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
14 28 (2.01%) HAProxy
15 25 (1.80%) Vagrant
16 23 (1.65%) CFEngine
17 21 (1.51%) Zenoss
17 21 (1.51%) Backup Exec
18 20 (1.44%) Tivoli
19 9 (0.65%) StatsD
Vendors
1 456 (32.78%) VMware
2 360 (25.88%) Red Hat
3 273 (19.63%) Microsoft
4 174 (12.51%) Cisco
5 125 (8.99%) HP
6 99 (7.12%) Oracle
7 74 (5.32%) Citrix
8 50 (3.59%) Dell
8 50 (3.59%) JBoss
9 49 (3.52%) Rackspace
10 47 (3.38%) EMC
11 41 (2.95%) IBM
12 40 (2.88%) Symantec
13 38 (2.73%) NetApp
14 27 (1.94%) Percona
14 27 (1.94%) Apple
15 22 (1.58%) SaltStack
16 19 (1.37%) Veeam
17 18 (1.29%) CheckPoint
17 18 (1.29%) Juniper
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Prospect
Salary: From £23,625 to £28,208 per annum + Outer London Weighting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago