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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 258 197 182
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 520 673 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.27% 1.62% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.69% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 475 572 738
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -23 61 £50,000 - 25
Brentford - 15 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 9 £85,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 4 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Hillingdon - 3 £32,000 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Ealing - 2 - -
Wimbledon -1 1 £60,000 +6.66%
Croydon -4 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Teddington - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 849 (74.60%) Linux
2 461 (40.51%) Windows
3 439 (38.58%) VMware
4 385 (33.83%) Python
5 339 (29.79%) Bash Shell
6 313 (27.50%) Puppet
7 286 (25.13%) DevOps
8 284 (24.96%) Red Hat
9 269 (23.64%) Perl
9 269 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
9 269 (23.64%) Windows Server
10 254 (22.32%) Apache
11 253 (22.23%) CentOS
12 240 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 238 (20.91%) Finance
14 235 (20.65%) MySQL
15 232 (20.39%) Active Directory
16 213 (18.72%) SQL
17 211 (18.54%) DNS
18 199 (17.49%) Firewall
19 196 (17.22%) LAMP
20 189 (16.61%) Microsoft
21 184 (16.17%) Unix
21 184 (16.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 179 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
23 172 (15.11%) Tomcat
24 160 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
25 155 (13.62%) Cisco
26 147 (12.92%) Ruby
27 145 (12.74%) Java

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 254 (22.32%) Apache
2 172 (15.11%) Tomcat
3 111 (9.75%) MS Exchange
4 89 (7.82%) IIS
5 79 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 78 (6.85%) nginx
7 51 (4.48%) OpenStack
8 35 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (2.37%) Node.js
10 22 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (1.93%) SharePoint
11 20 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.49%) JBoss
13 16 (1.41%) Apache Spark
14 14 (1.23%) Skype for Business
15 13 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.79%) Confluence
17 8 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 80 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.49%) MS Office
3 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.088%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.35%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.26%) HFM
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.088%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.088%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 269 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.57%) IaaS
3 45 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (3.51%) Office 365
5 33 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 23 (2.02%) SaaS
9 15 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
10 14 (1.23%) Joyent
11 12 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.53%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.53%) PaaS
15 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.26%) Heroku
16 3 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
17 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 211 (18.54%) DNS
2 199 (17.49%) Firewall
3 141 (12.39%) TCP/IP
4 131 (11.51%) SAN
5 114 (10.02%) DHCP
6 101 (8.88%) VPN
7 73 (6.41%) WAN
8 71 (6.24%) LAN
9 52 (4.57%) LDAP
10 51 (4.48%) VLAN
11 47 (4.13%) iSCSI
12 38 (3.34%) HTTP
13 37 (3.25%) SMTP
14 35 (3.08%) SSL
15 34 (2.99%) Internet
16 31 (2.72%) VoIP
17 27 (2.37%) SNMP
18 25 (2.20%) NAS
19 24 (2.11%) SSH
20 21 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (20.65%) MySQL
2 115 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 70 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 44 (3.87%) Redis
5 39 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.02%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.85%) CouchDB
10 16 (1.41%) Couchbase
11 14 (1.23%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.23%) Big Data
12 12 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.79%) Informix
14 9 (0.79%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (9.31%) Jenkins
2 87 (7.64%) Git (software)
3 60 (5.27%) Subversion
4 31 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 24 (2.11%) JIRA
6 20 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (1.76%) Hudson
7 17 (1.49%) Selenium
8 16 (1.41%) Gerrit
9 12 (1.05%) PHPUnit
10 7 (0.62%) Maven
11 6 (0.53%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.35%) Emacs
12 4 (0.35%) Toad
13 3 (0.26%) Ant
13 3 (0.26%) JBehave
14 2 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.088%) Trac
General
1 238 (20.91%) Finance
2 66 (5.80%) Law
3 65 (5.71%) Marketing
4 55 (4.83%) Banking
5 38 (3.34%) Games
6 35 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.28%) Publishing
8 18 (1.58%) Advertising
9 15 (1.32%) Retail
10 14 (1.23%) Legal
11 10 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.79%) Electronics
13 7 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.53%) Back Office
14 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.26%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.18%) Front Office
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
17 1 (0.088%) French Language
17 1 (0.088%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (17.22%) LAMP
2 80 (7.03%) Web Services
3 65 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
4 36 (3.16%) Memcached
5 22 (1.93%) .NET
6 18 (1.58%) CSS
7 17 (1.49%) Akka
7 17 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
9 13 (1.14%) XML
10 12 (1.05%) Behat
10 12 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
10 12 (1.05%) Middleware
11 11 (0.97%) JSON
12 10 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (0.70%) 802.1X
14 7 (0.62%) AngularJS
14 7 (0.62%) HTML
14 7 (0.62%) J2EE
14 7 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.47%) Data Centre
2 71 (6.24%) Management Information System
3 68 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 59 (5.18%) Clustering
5 51 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (2.46%) Replication
7 23 (2.02%) Fintech
8 22 (1.93%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.49%) CESG
9 17 (1.49%) PKI
10 15 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.32%) User Experience
11 14 (1.23%) Eurex
12 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.79%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.70%) EqualLogic
13 8 (0.70%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.70%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 849 (74.60%) Linux
2 461 (40.51%) Windows
3 269 (23.64%) Windows Server
4 253 (22.23%) CentOS
5 184 (16.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 184 (16.17%) Unix
6 160 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 142 (12.48%) Ubuntu
8 108 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 88 (7.73%) Solaris
10 79 (6.94%) Debian
11 37 (3.25%) AIX
12 36 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (2.99%) Windows 7
14 25 (2.20%) Fedora
14 25 (2.20%) SUSE
15 15 (1.32%) Windows 8
16 14 (1.23%) Mac OS X
17 12 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
17 12 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (25.13%) DevOps
2 124 (10.90%) Configuration Management
3 103 (9.05%) High Availability
4 102 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 99 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 97 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 84 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (6.59%) ITIL
10 68 (5.98%) Open Source
11 46 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
12 41 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
13 33 (2.90%) Problem Management
14 32 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
15 30 (2.64%) ERP
15 30 (2.64%) Service Delivery
16 26 (2.28%) Mentoring
17 25 (2.20%) Analytics
18 24 (2.11%) Patch Management
18 24 (2.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (33.83%) Python
2 339 (29.79%) Bash Shell
3 269 (23.64%) Perl
4 213 (18.72%) SQL
5 147 (12.92%) Ruby
6 145 (12.74%) Java
7 138 (12.13%) Shell Script
8 126 (11.07%) PHP
9 123 (10.81%) PowerShell
10 35 (3.08%) JavaScript
11 33 (2.90%) C++
12 27 (2.37%) AWK
13 20 (1.76%) C
14 17 (1.49%) C#
15 14 (1.23%) Tcl
16 13 (1.14%) VB
16 13 (1.14%) VBScript
17 8 (0.70%) Bourne shell
18 7 (0.62%) Korn
18 7 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 117 (10.28%) Degree
2 71 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (5.62%) CCNA
5 50 (4.39%) MCSE
6 39 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 33 (2.90%) CCNP
8 23 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 21 (1.85%) MCSA
10 20 (1.76%) MCP
10 20 (1.76%) SC Cleared
11 17 (1.49%) MCITP
12 13 (1.14%) MCTS
12 13 (1.14%) Postgraduate
13 12 (1.05%) CCA
13 12 (1.05%) CCIE
13 12 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.05%) RHCE
14 8 (0.70%) MCDBA
15 7 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 22 (1.93%) SLA
3 21 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.05%) QA
5 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.088%) BS7799
6 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
System Software
1 240 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 232 (20.39%) Active Directory
3 95 (8.35%) KVM
4 76 (6.68%) Hyper-V
5 72 (6.33%) Docker
6 71 (6.24%) vSphere
7 61 (5.36%) NFS
8 57 (5.01%) Varnish
9 43 (3.78%) XenServer
10 40 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
11 39 (3.43%) Xen
12 21 (1.85%) iptables
12 21 (1.85%) VMware ESX
12 21 (1.85%) XenApp
13 19 (1.67%) vCloud
14 13 (1.14%) LXC
15 12 (1.05%) Samba
16 10 (0.88%) Snort
17 8 (0.70%) Corosync
17 8 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 313 (27.50%) Puppet
2 179 (15.73%) Opscode Chef
3 144 (12.65%) Nagios
4 107 (9.40%) Ansible
5 61 (5.36%) ZABBIX
6 47 (4.13%) SCCM
7 29 (2.55%) SCOM
8 28 (2.46%) Backup Exec
9 26 (2.28%) WSUS
10 20 (1.76%) Graphite
11 18 (1.58%) NetBackup
11 18 (1.58%) SELinux
11 18 (1.58%) Tivoli
12 17 (1.49%) CFEngine
12 17 (1.49%) HAProxy
12 17 (1.49%) Icinga
13 15 (1.32%) Salt
14 14 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
15 13 (1.14%) Oracle ZFS
16 11 (0.97%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 439 (38.58%) VMware
2 284 (24.96%) Red Hat
3 189 (16.61%) Microsoft
4 155 (13.62%) Cisco
5 88 (7.73%) Citrix
6 87 (7.64%) Oracle
7 55 (4.83%) NetApp
8 48 (4.22%) Dell
9 45 (3.95%) HP
10 43 (3.78%) IBM
11 38 (3.34%) Symantec
12 35 (3.08%) Veeam
13 28 (2.46%) EMC
14 26 (2.28%) Google
15 25 (2.20%) Splunk
16 23 (2.02%) Veritas
17 18 (1.58%) Rackspace
18 17 (1.49%) Atlassian
19 16 (1.41%) Bloomberg
19 16 (1.41%) Fidessa
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30158.00 - £41218.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Theta Partners
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago