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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 270 252 242
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 446 550 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.24% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.29% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 416 484 603
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
37807 42544 46053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.66% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32843 35994 38637
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +30 75 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Uxbridge +13 18 £57,500 +39.39% 2
Croydon +13 13 £34,500 -
Bromley - 4 £33,750 -
Harrow - 4 £32,500 -
Brentford +6 3 £30,000 -
Hayes - 3 £60,000 -
Hackney - 3 - -
Docklands, London +11 2 £29,000 -43.41%
Ealing +24 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Feltham +3 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 640 (68.09%) Linux
2 403 (42.87%) VMware
3 344 (36.60%) Windows
4 313 (33.30%) Puppet
5 269 (28.62%) Python
6 262 (27.87%) DevOps
7 258 (27.45%) Bash Shell
8 246 (26.17%) Active Directory
9 245 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 244 (25.96%) Amazon AWS
11 243 (25.85%) Microsoft
12 227 (24.15%) Red Hat
13 208 (22.13%) Windows Server
14 197 (20.96%) Apache
14 197 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 196 (20.85%) MySQL
16 195 (20.74%) DNS
16 195 (20.74%) LAMP
17 187 (19.89%) Finance
18 183 (19.47%) Perl
19 175 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
20 170 (18.09%) CentOS
21 162 (17.23%) Ansible
22 160 (17.02%) Firewall
23 155 (16.49%) Nagios
24 149 (15.85%) Jenkins
25 141 (15.00%) Cisco
26 139 (14.79%) Unix
27 137 (14.57%) PHP
28 133 (14.15%) Configuration Management

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
1 197 (20.96%) Apache
2 102 (10.85%) MS Exchange
3 95 (10.11%) Tomcat
4 81 (8.62%) nginx
5 80 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 76 (8.09%) IIS
7 65 (6.91%) OpenStack
8 48 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 43 (4.57%) JBoss
10 41 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 23 (2.45%) Confluence
13 19 (2.02%) SharePoint
14 14 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (1.38%) Apache Spark
16 10 (1.06%) Jetty
17 9 (0.96%) Drupal
18 8 (0.85%) WebLogic
19 5 (0.53%) CMS
19 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 108 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (0.32%) Revit
3 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.21%) Windchill
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) HFM
1 7 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.32%) SAP FS
4 2 (0.21%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.21%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 2 (0.21%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 244 (25.96%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.11%) Office 365
3 36 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (2.87%) SaaS
6 25 (2.66%) IaaS
7 21 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (1.28%) PaaS
10 11 (1.17%) AWS OpsWorks
11 10 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.06%) GitHub
11 10 (1.06%) SoftLayer
12 9 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.96%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.43%) Route 53
16 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 195 (20.74%) DNS
2 160 (17.02%) Firewall
3 128 (13.62%) SAN
4 98 (10.43%) TCP/IP
5 90 (9.57%) DHCP
6 64 (6.81%) VPN
7 59 (6.28%) NAS
8 44 (4.68%) LAN
8 44 (4.68%) LDAP
9 43 (4.57%) iSCSI
10 41 (4.36%) WAN
11 37 (3.94%) VLAN
12 36 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (3.72%) Internet
14 31 (3.30%) Kerberos
15 30 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
16 26 (2.77%) SMTP
17 24 (2.55%) VoIP
18 15 (1.60%) FTP
18 15 (1.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (20.85%) MySQL
2 68 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 44 (4.68%) MongoDB
4 36 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.87%) Hadoop
5 27 (2.87%) Redis
6 23 (2.45%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 18 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (1.70%) CouchDB
10 11 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.85%) Essbase
11 8 (0.85%) MemSQL
11 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.64%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.64%) Big Data
14 5 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 149 (15.85%) Jenkins
2 56 (5.96%) Git (software)
3 33 (3.51%) JIRA
4 24 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 20 (2.13%) Subversion
6 16 (1.70%) Vagrant
7 14 (1.49%) Selenium
8 13 (1.38%) Gerrit
9 11 (1.17%) Maven
10 9 (0.96%) GitLab
11 7 (0.74%) PHPUnit
11 7 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.64%) Hudson
13 5 (0.53%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.32%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.32%) Gradle
14 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.21%) CruiseControl
General
1 187 (19.89%) Finance
2 78 (8.30%) Law
3 58 (6.17%) Banking
4 55 (5.85%) Marketing
5 45 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.45%) Retail
7 18 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.70%) Advertising
9 15 (1.60%) Back Office
10 12 (1.28%) Games
10 12 (1.28%) Publishing
11 11 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.85%) Legal
13 7 (0.74%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
14 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.32%) German Language
14 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (20.74%) LAMP
2 66 (7.02%) Web Services
3 61 (6.49%) LEMP Stack
4 37 (3.94%) .NET
5 28 (2.98%) Java EE
6 26 (2.77%) Memcached
7 25 (2.66%) ELK Stack
8 22 (2.34%) Middleware
9 21 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (1.60%) JMS
11 13 (1.38%) Akka
12 12 (1.28%) J2EE
13 11 (1.17%) JMX
14 10 (1.06%) Node.js
14 10 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
15 9 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
16 8 (0.85%) HTML
17 7 (0.74%) Behat
17 7 (0.74%) boto
17 7 (0.74%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.91%) Clustering
3 39 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 35 (3.72%) Replication
5 34 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.34%) Fintech
7 22 (2.34%) Smartphone
8 17 (1.81%) Fat Client
8 17 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.70%) User Experience
10 15 (1.60%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.60%) Wiki
11 13 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.06%) PKI
14 9 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.85%) Streaming Video
15 8 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 640 (68.09%) Linux
2 344 (36.60%) Windows
3 208 (22.13%) Windows Server
4 197 (20.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 170 (18.09%) CentOS
6 139 (14.79%) Unix
7 124 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (11.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (10.74%) Ubuntu
10 58 (6.17%) Debian
11 43 (4.57%) Windows 7
12 29 (3.09%) Solaris
12 29 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (2.23%) Windows 10
14 20 (2.13%) SUSE
15 18 (1.91%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.70%) AIX
17 13 (1.38%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.96%) Android
18 9 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (27.87%) DevOps
2 133 (14.15%) Configuration Management
3 92 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (6.06%) Open Source
6 55 (5.85%) E-Commerce
7 53 (5.64%) ITIL
8 51 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (4.68%) Load Balancing
10 42 (4.47%) Analytics
11 38 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (3.94%) High Availability
13 32 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
14 30 (3.19%) Migration
15 24 (2.55%) Problem Management
16 23 (2.45%) Service Management
17 22 (2.34%) Patch Management
17 22 (2.34%) Project Management
17 22 (2.34%) Virtual Environments
17 22 (2.34%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 269 (28.62%) Python
2 258 (27.45%) Bash Shell
3 183 (19.47%) Perl
4 137 (14.57%) PHP
5 127 (13.51%) SQL
6 124 (13.19%) PowerShell
7 108 (11.49%) Ruby
8 86 (9.15%) Shell Script
9 78 (8.30%) Java
10 22 (2.34%) C++
11 21 (2.23%) C
11 21 (2.23%) C#
12 13 (1.38%) VB
13 12 (1.28%) Korn
14 8 (0.85%) VBScript
15 5 (0.53%) Scala
16 4 (0.43%) VBA
17 3 (0.32%) Clipper
18 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
18 2 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (7.98%) Degree
2 49 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (3.94%) CCNA
5 31 (3.30%) MCP
6 27 (2.87%) MCSE
7 25 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.17%) CCNP
8 11 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.06%) Security Cleared
10 9 (0.96%) RHCE
11 8 (0.85%) MCSA
12 6 (0.64%) CCA
12 6 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (0.64%) MCITP
13 5 (0.53%) ACCA
13 5 (0.53%) CIMA
13 5 (0.53%) RHCT
14 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.55%) PCI DSS
2 22 (2.34%) QA
3 20 (2.13%) SLA
4 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.32%) BS7799
7 2 (0.21%) GAAP
8 1 (0.11%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 246 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 245 (26.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (9.57%) Docker
4 85 (9.04%) vSphere
5 64 (6.81%) KVM
6 62 (6.60%) NFS
7 54 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (4.68%) Hyper-V
9 35 (3.72%) Xen
10 27 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.23%) Varnish
12 18 (1.91%) Corosync
12 18 (1.91%) XenApp
13 17 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (1.28%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.06%) GlusterFS
16 9 (0.96%) iptables
16 9 (0.96%) Postfix
16 9 (0.96%) VMware ESX
17 8 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 313 (33.30%) Puppet
2 175 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
3 162 (17.23%) Ansible
4 155 (16.49%) Nagios
5 91 (9.68%) SCCM
6 52 (5.53%) HAProxy
7 33 (3.51%) SCOM
8 30 (3.19%) NetBackup
9 29 (3.09%) ZABBIX
10 26 (2.77%) Salt
11 24 (2.55%) Cacti
12 22 (2.34%) logstash
13 18 (1.91%) Backup Exec
14 15 (1.60%) Kubernetes
15 13 (1.38%) Pacemaker
15 13 (1.38%) yum
16 12 (1.28%) Rsyslog
17 9 (0.96%) Casper Suite
17 9 (0.96%) CFEngine
17 9 (0.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 403 (42.87%) VMware
2 243 (25.85%) Microsoft
3 227 (24.15%) Red Hat
4 141 (15.00%) Cisco
5 79 (8.40%) Citrix
6 71 (7.55%) HP
7 60 (6.38%) NetApp
8 53 (5.64%) Rackspace
9 51 (5.43%) Oracle
10 42 (4.47%) CheckPoint
11 36 (3.83%) Dell
12 35 (3.72%) Google
13 26 (2.77%) Veeam
14 24 (2.55%) Apple
15 23 (2.45%) Splunk
15 23 (2.45%) Symantec
16 21 (2.23%) IBM
16 21 (2.23%) webMethods
17 20 (2.13%) EMC
17 20 (2.13%) Juniper
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Usual package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 = Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £70 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Flexible working hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £65K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SentryBay
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 42,000 + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £72000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £50000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago