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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 281 263 194
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 351 513 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.24% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.29% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 297 474 565
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
31962 39657 39585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 96.15% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27052 34205 33446
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,340 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +5 42 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Uxbridge +10 12 £47,500 +63.79%
Croydon +10 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Canary Wharf -6 6 £65,000 +116.66%
Chiswick - 4 £32,500 -
Wembley - 2 £31,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames +13 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Brentford -14 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 604 (66.96%) Linux
2 437 (48.45%) Windows
3 317 (35.14%) VMware
4 288 (31.93%) Puppet
5 282 (31.26%) Windows Server
6 232 (25.72%) Active Directory
7 227 (25.17%) Microsoft
8 217 (24.06%) Red Hat
9 211 (23.39%) Bash Shell
10 195 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
10 195 (21.62%) DevOps
11 185 (20.51%) Finance
12 183 (20.29%) CentOS
13 177 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 175 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
15 167 (18.51%) Ansible
16 163 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 161 (17.85%) Apache
18 157 (17.41%) DNS
19 154 (17.07%) Python
20 153 (16.96%) PowerShell
21 149 (16.52%) Ubuntu
22 146 (16.19%) Firewall
23 144 (15.96%) Perl
24 143 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
25 138 (15.30%) MySQL
26 130 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 125 (13.86%) Unix
28 119 (13.19%) SQL
29 117 (12.97%) TCP/IP

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
1 161 (17.85%) Apache
2 99 (10.98%) MS Exchange
3 87 (9.65%) Tomcat
4 69 (7.65%) IIS
5 63 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 48 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (4.43%) nginx
8 29 (3.22%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.88%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.33%) Hubot
12 11 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (1.22%) Confluence
12 11 (1.22%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.89%) Site Server
14 7 (0.78%) JBoss
15 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.44%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.44%) HFM
3 4 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.22%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.22%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 195 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (10.09%) Office 365
3 61 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (4.10%) SaaS
5 21 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.33%) IaaS
7 12 (1.33%) Slack
8 9 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.89%) GitHub
9 8 (0.89%) PaaS
10 6 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.55%) Route 53
12 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.33%) Boomi
13 3 (0.33%) Datadog
13 3 (0.33%) Heroku
14 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 157 (17.41%) DNS
2 146 (16.19%) Firewall
3 117 (12.97%) TCP/IP
4 94 (10.42%) SAN
5 84 (9.31%) LAN
6 77 (8.54%) DHCP
6 77 (8.54%) WAN
7 73 (8.09%) VPN
8 59 (6.54%) Internet
9 57 (6.32%) NAS
10 39 (4.32%) VLAN
11 38 (4.21%) VoIP
12 36 (3.99%) LDAP
13 27 (2.99%) HTTP
14 23 (2.55%) iSCSI
15 21 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
15 21 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (2.00%) Intranet
16 18 (2.00%) Skype
17 17 (1.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (15.30%) MySQL
2 76 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.33%) Big Data
6 12 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.33%) Redis
7 11 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 6 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.55%) GIS
11 5 (0.55%) Informix
11 5 (0.55%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 101 (11.20%) Jenkins
2 39 (4.32%) JIRA
3 36 (3.99%) Git (software)
4 34 (3.77%) Subversion
5 20 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.00%) Bundler
8 8 (0.89%) Vagrant
9 7 (0.78%) Travis CI
10 6 (0.67%) GitLab
11 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.22%) CircleCI
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.11%) GoCD
14 1 (0.11%) Gradle
14 1 (0.11%) Hudson
14 1 (0.11%) Maven
14 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 185 (20.51%) Finance
2 83 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 69 (7.65%) Banking
4 28 (3.10%) Marketing
5 20 (2.22%) Publishing
5 20 (2.22%) Retail
6 19 (2.11%) Law
7 14 (1.55%) Games
8 13 (1.44%) Advertising
9 11 (1.22%) Legal
10 10 (1.11%) Back Office
11 9 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
13 3 (0.33%) Front Office
13 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.22%) International Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Turkish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.86%) LAMP
2 82 (9.09%) Web Services
3 37 (4.10%) .NET
4 34 (3.77%) HTML
5 30 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
6 27 (2.99%) Node.js
7 12 (1.33%) CSS
7 12 (1.33%) Memcached
8 10 (1.11%) Ajax
8 10 (1.11%) JSF
8 10 (1.11%) XHTML
9 9 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (0.89%) Kafka
10 8 (0.89%) Middleware
11 6 (0.67%) 802.1X
12 4 (0.44%) EDI
13 3 (0.33%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.75%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.44%) Hedge funds
5 24 (2.66%) Fat Client
5 24 (2.66%) Thin Client
6 23 (2.55%) Fintech
7 11 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.11%) Clustering
8 10 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.78%) AS400
9 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.67%) CMDB
10 6 (0.67%) iSeries
10 6 (0.67%) Online Gambling
10 6 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 604 (66.96%) Linux
2 437 (48.45%) Windows
3 282 (31.26%) Windows Server
4 183 (20.29%) CentOS
5 163 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (16.52%) Ubuntu
7 143 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 130 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 125 (13.86%) Unix
10 52 (5.76%) Debian
11 37 (4.10%) Windows 7
12 34 (3.77%) Mac OS X
12 34 (3.77%) Solaris
13 33 (3.66%) Windows 10
14 30 (3.33%) SUSE
15 22 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (2.22%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.89%) AIX
18 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (21.62%) DevOps
2 106 (11.75%) Configuration Management
3 76 (8.43%) Open Source
4 68 (7.54%) ITIL
5 58 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (6.32%) Project Management
7 50 (5.54%) E-Commerce
8 49 (5.43%) High Availability
8 49 (5.43%) Load Balancing
9 47 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (3.10%) Patch Management
12 26 (2.88%) Service Management
13 23 (2.55%) Migration
14 21 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (2.33%) Problem Management
14 21 (2.33%) Server Virtualisation
15 20 (2.22%) Analytics
15 20 (2.22%) Incident Management
16 19 (2.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (23.39%) Bash Shell
2 154 (17.07%) Python
3 153 (16.96%) PowerShell
4 144 (15.96%) Perl
5 119 (13.19%) SQL
6 70 (7.76%) PHP
7 67 (7.43%) Ruby
8 64 (7.10%) Java
9 49 (5.43%) Shell Script
10 39 (4.32%) C#
11 30 (3.33%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.55%) C
13 13 (1.44%) VB
14 8 (0.89%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.67%) C++
15 6 (0.67%) Korn
16 5 (0.55%) VBScript
17 4 (0.44%) R
18 3 (0.33%) Go
18 3 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (10.09%) Degree
2 39 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (3.99%) CCNA
5 23 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.22%) MCSE
7 16 (1.77%) MCP
7 16 (1.77%) MCSA
8 13 (1.44%) MCITP
9 9 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.89%) CISM
10 8 (0.89%) CISSP
11 5 (0.55%) CCNP
12 4 (0.44%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.44%) LPIC
13 3 (0.33%) CCA
13 3 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.22%) CIMA
14 2 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.32%) PCI DSS
2 22 (2.44%) SLA
3 20 (2.22%) QA
4 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) GCP
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 232 (25.72%) Active Directory
2 177 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (9.31%) Docker
4 82 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 45 (4.99%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.77%) NFS
8 23 (2.55%) vSphere
9 22 (2.44%) VMware Server
9 22 (2.44%) XenServer
10 19 (2.11%) Varnish
10 19 (2.11%) Xen
11 14 (1.55%) KVM
11 14 (1.55%) VMware ESX
12 13 (1.44%) Firmware
13 12 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
14 11 (1.22%) iptables
14 11 (1.22%) LXC
15 8 (0.89%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 288 (31.93%) Puppet
2 175 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
3 167 (18.51%) Ansible
4 80 (8.87%) Nagios
5 66 (7.32%) SCCM
6 58 (6.43%) Salt
7 23 (2.55%) WSUS
8 20 (2.22%) Control-M
8 20 (2.22%) OpenView
9 16 (1.77%) Backup Exec
10 15 (1.66%) Kubernetes
10 15 (1.66%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.55%) Cobbler
12 13 (1.44%) SCOM
13 12 (1.33%) Cacti
13 12 (1.33%) Icinga
13 12 (1.33%) Terraform
14 11 (1.22%) CFEngine
15 10 (1.11%) logstash
15 10 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 317 (35.14%) VMware
2 227 (25.17%) Microsoft
3 217 (24.06%) Red Hat
4 117 (12.97%) Cisco
5 70 (7.76%) Oracle
6 61 (6.76%) HP
7 57 (6.32%) Citrix
8 34 (3.77%) EMC
9 30 (3.33%) Dell
10 29 (3.22%) Avaya
11 24 (2.66%) Juniper
12 22 (2.44%) Apple
13 21 (2.33%) NetApp
14 20 (2.22%) Veeam
15 19 (2.11%) Veritas
16 18 (2.00%) IBM
16 18 (2.00%) Symantec
17 16 (1.77%) Splunk
18 15 (1.66%) Rackspace
19 13 (1.44%) Intel Security
South East London
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Morden, Surrey
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Anderson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Clearwater People Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hammersmith and Fulham
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
University College London (UCL)
Salary: From £34,056 to £41,163 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The University of London
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago