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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 214 230 194
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 553 625 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.44% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.50% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 457 559 662
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,940 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
33833 41773 43214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.90% 96.19% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28787 35551 36717
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -27 60 £50,000 +6.38% 11
Croydon +28 22 £44,500 -13.17%
Uxbridge +11 8 £60,000 +106.89%
Chiswick - 6 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £75,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £30,000 -
Wembley - 2 £32,500 -
Hammersmith +15 1 £62,500 +4.16%
Brentford -10 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Edgware - 1 £29,500 -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Hendon - 1 £34,983 -
Clapham - 1 £32,200 -
Wimbledon - 1 £22,000 -
Barnet - 1 £34,983 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 704 (68.62%) Linux
2 462 (45.03%) Windows
3 355 (34.60%) Puppet
4 348 (33.92%) VMware
5 279 (27.19%) Windows Server
6 265 (25.83%) Red Hat
7 263 (25.63%) Bash Shell
8 254 (24.76%) DevOps
9 249 (24.27%) Active Directory
10 244 (23.78%) Microsoft
11 230 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
12 227 (22.12%) Finance
13 215 (20.96%) Python
14 212 (20.66%) Opscode Chef
15 199 (19.40%) CentOS
16 193 (18.81%) Apache
17 189 (18.42%) Ansible
18 188 (18.32%) Firewall
18 188 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 183 (17.84%) Perl
20 178 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
21 163 (15.89%) PowerShell
22 162 (15.79%) DNS
23 161 (15.69%) MySQL
24 154 (15.01%) LAMP
25 148 (14.42%) Ubuntu
26 146 (14.23%) Unix
27 142 (13.84%) Jenkins
27 142 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
28 141 (13.74%) Cisco

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
1 193 (18.81%) Apache
2 108 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 102 (9.94%) Tomcat
4 72 (7.02%) IIS
5 62 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 59 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 50 (4.87%) nginx
8 33 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (3.02%) SharePoint
10 24 (2.34%) Confluence
10 24 (2.34%) JBoss
11 23 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (2.24%) Hubot
12 14 (1.36%) Skype for Business
13 11 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.68%) Site Server
15 6 (0.58%) Drupal
16 5 (0.49%) ArcGIS
16 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
17 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 108 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.97%) MS Office
3 6 (0.58%) Autodesk Flame
3 6 (0.58%) Autodesk Smoke
3 6 (0.58%) Baselight
3 6 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.07%) HFM
2 8 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.19%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.097%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.097%) Primavera
6 1 (0.097%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 230 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (6.73%) Office 365
3 64 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (3.90%) SaaS
5 23 (2.24%) IaaS
5 23 (2.24%) Slack
6 17 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.66%) PaaS
7 15 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (1.27%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.78%) GitHub
12 6 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
13 5 (0.49%) Heroku
13 5 (0.49%) Route 53
14 4 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.29%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 188 (18.32%) Firewall
2 162 (15.79%) DNS
3 130 (12.67%) TCP/IP
4 120 (11.70%) SAN
5 91 (8.87%) VPN
6 75 (7.31%) DHCP
7 73 (7.12%) NAS
8 70 (6.82%) LAN
9 67 (6.53%) WAN
10 40 (3.90%) Internet
11 38 (3.70%) iSCSI
12 35 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (3.12%) LDAP
13 32 (3.12%) VLAN
14 26 (2.53%) Wireless
15 25 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (2.14%) HTTP
17 20 (1.95%) VoIP
18 19 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
19 17 (1.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (15.69%) MySQL
2 78 (7.60%) SQL Server
3 42 (4.09%) MongoDB
4 33 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 29 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (2.05%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.95%) Redis
8 11 (1.07%) CouchDB
8 11 (1.07%) Hyperion Smart View
9 10 (0.97%) BigQuery
10 9 (0.88%) Big Data
10 9 (0.88%) Couchbase
10 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.78%) Essbase
12 7 (0.68%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.58%) GIS
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 142 (13.84%) Jenkins
2 49 (4.78%) JIRA
3 37 (3.61%) Subversion
4 33 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (2.92%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.68%) Bundler
7 7 (0.68%) GitLab
7 7 (0.68%) Selenium
7 7 (0.68%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.29%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.097%) GoCD
12 1 (0.097%) Gradle
12 1 (0.097%) Maven
12 1 (0.097%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 227 (22.12%) Finance
2 87 (8.48%) Telecoms
3 80 (7.80%) Banking
4 43 (4.19%) Law
5 34 (3.31%) Marketing
5 34 (3.31%) Retail
6 21 (2.05%) Advertising
7 17 (1.66%) Games
7 17 (1.66%) Publishing
8 11 (1.07%) Legal
9 8 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.58%) Back Office
12 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.39%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.29%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (15.01%) LAMP
2 111 (10.82%) Web Services
3 39 (3.80%) LEMP Stack
4 28 (2.73%) .NET
5 27 (2.63%) HTML
6 22 (2.14%) Node.js
7 20 (1.95%) Memcached
8 12 (1.17%) Middleware
9 9 (0.88%) CSS
9 9 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.78%) Ajax
10 8 (0.78%) Java EE
10 8 (0.78%) JMS
10 8 (0.78%) JSF
10 8 (0.78%) XHTML
11 7 (0.68%) boto
11 7 (0.68%) Lucene
11 7 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (0.58%) ELK Stack
12 6 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.99%) Data Centre
2 50 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.19%) Hedge funds
4 35 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.83%) Clustering
6 28 (2.73%) Fintech
7 24 (2.34%) Replication
8 23 (2.24%) Fat Client
8 23 (2.24%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.46%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.07%) Wiki
12 10 (0.97%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (0.68%) CMDB
14 6 (0.58%) AS400
14 6 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.58%) NHS
14 6 (0.58%) Online Gambling
14 6 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 704 (68.62%) Linux
2 462 (45.03%) Windows
3 279 (27.19%) Windows Server
4 199 (19.40%) CentOS
5 188 (18.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 148 (14.42%) Ubuntu
7 146 (14.23%) Unix
8 142 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (5.46%) Debian
11 47 (4.58%) Windows 7
12 41 (4.00%) SUSE
13 37 (3.61%) Windows 10
14 34 (3.31%) Mac OS X
15 23 (2.24%) Windows 8
16 22 (2.14%) Solaris
16 22 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.78%) AIX
18 8 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (24.76%) DevOps
2 136 (13.26%) Configuration Management
3 89 (8.67%) E-Commerce
4 80 (7.80%) ITIL
5 78 (7.60%) Open Source
6 75 (7.31%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (6.04%) Load Balancing
8 58 (5.65%) Project Management
9 56 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 46 (4.48%) High Availability
12 37 (3.61%) Patch Management
13 33 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (3.22%) Security Management
14 30 (2.92%) Analytics
15 26 (2.53%) Migration
16 24 (2.34%) Change Control
16 24 (2.34%) Service Management
17 23 (2.24%) ChatOps
17 23 (2.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 263 (25.63%) Bash Shell
2 215 (20.96%) Python
3 183 (17.84%) Perl
4 163 (15.89%) PowerShell
5 121 (11.79%) SQL
6 93 (9.06%) PHP
7 90 (8.77%) Ruby
8 64 (6.24%) Java
9 50 (4.87%) Shell Script
10 36 (3.51%) C#
11 28 (2.73%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.46%) C
13 10 (0.97%) VB
14 6 (0.58%) Clipper
15 5 (0.49%) C++
15 5 (0.49%) VBScript
16 4 (0.39%) R
17 3 (0.29%) Go
17 3 (0.29%) Korn
18 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (8.58%) Degree
2 51 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (4.87%) CCNA
4 44 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.73%) MCP
6 25 (2.44%) MCSE
7 21 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 19 (1.85%) MCSA
9 18 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.66%) MCITP
11 10 (0.97%) CCA
11 10 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (0.78%) CISM
12 8 (0.78%) CISSP
13 6 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.58%) LPIC
14 5 (0.49%) CCNP
14 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.39%) MCTS
15 4 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 21 (2.05%) QA
3 19 (1.85%) SLA
4 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 249 (24.27%) Active Directory
2 178 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (10.33%) Docker
4 75 (7.31%) Hyper-V
5 56 (5.46%) Virtual Machines
5 56 (5.46%) vSphere
6 41 (4.00%) NFS
7 32 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (2.34%) Varnish
9 22 (2.14%) VMware ESX
9 22 (2.14%) VMware Server
9 22 (2.14%) XenServer
10 21 (2.05%) KVM
10 21 (2.05%) Xen
11 13 (1.27%) iptables
12 12 (1.17%) Firmware
12 12 (1.17%) RHEV
13 11 (1.07%) Corosync
14 9 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 355 (34.60%) Puppet
2 212 (20.66%) Opscode Chef
3 189 (18.42%) Ansible
4 103 (10.04%) Nagios
5 85 (8.28%) SCCM
6 60 (5.85%) Salt
7 27 (2.63%) Control-M
8 23 (2.24%) OpenView
9 21 (2.05%) WSUS
10 19 (1.85%) Backup Exec
11 18 (1.75%) NetBackup
12 17 (1.66%) Rsyslog
13 16 (1.56%) SCOM
14 15 (1.46%) Cacti
15 14 (1.36%) HAProxy
16 13 (1.27%) Kubernetes
16 13 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (1.17%) ZABBIX
18 11 (1.07%) AirWatch
18 11 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 348 (33.92%) VMware
2 265 (25.83%) Red Hat
3 244 (23.78%) Microsoft
4 141 (13.74%) Cisco
5 77 (7.50%) Oracle
6 66 (6.43%) HP
7 62 (6.04%) Citrix
8 38 (3.70%) Rackspace
9 35 (3.41%) Veeam
10 34 (3.31%) NetApp
11 32 (3.12%) Dell
11 32 (3.12%) Juniper
12 29 (2.83%) EMC
12 29 (2.83%) Qualys
13 24 (2.34%) Apple
13 24 (2.34%) Symantec
14 23 (2.24%) IBM
15 21 (2.05%) Avaya
16 18 (1.75%) Google
17 17 (1.66%) Hyperion
London
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + great company
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Anderson Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum 50-75K + 15% bonus + Pension + 5 weeks+SNow
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum Benefits Package (Pension, Bonus etc)
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago