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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 249 238 202
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 487 602 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.36% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.42% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 431 518 653
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
36116 42293 43830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.76% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31317 35995 36454
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +10 49 £45,000 -4.25% 18
Uxbridge - 17 £60,000 -
Croydon +13 13 £42,500 +33.78%
Hayes - 5 £55,000 -
Brentford +1 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Hackney - 3 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Feltham +6 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Hammersmith +6 1 £47,500 -19.14%
Clapham -4 1 £32,200 -14.13%
Wimbledon -10 1 £22,000 -47.30%
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 635 (68.21%) Linux
2 392 (42.11%) VMware
3 370 (39.74%) Windows
4 328 (35.23%) Puppet
5 259 (27.82%) DevOps
6 249 (26.75%) Bash Shell
7 248 (26.64%) Red Hat
8 244 (26.21%) Active Directory
9 237 (25.46%) Python
10 230 (24.70%) Windows Server
11 228 (24.49%) Microsoft
12 223 (23.95%) Amazon AWS
13 219 (23.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 202 (21.70%) Finance
15 201 (21.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 199 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
17 193 (20.73%) Apache
18 186 (19.98%) Perl
19 182 (19.55%) LAMP
20 173 (18.58%) Ansible
21 170 (18.26%) MySQL
22 162 (17.40%) Firewall
22 162 (17.40%) Jenkins
23 159 (17.08%) DNS
23 159 (17.08%) CentOS
24 148 (15.90%) Configuration Management
25 144 (15.47%) Nagios
26 139 (14.93%) PowerShell
27 135 (14.50%) Unix
28 134 (14.39%) SAN

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 (20.73%) Apache
2 116 (12.46%) MS Exchange
3 89 (9.56%) Tomcat
4 75 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 62 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (6.66%) IIS
6 59 (6.34%) nginx
7 47 (5.05%) JBoss
8 40 (4.30%) OpenStack
9 39 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
10 28 (3.01%) SharePoint
11 26 (2.79%) Confluence
12 24 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (1.72%) Hubot
14 12 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (1.07%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.97%) Jetty
17 8 (0.86%) Drupal
18 6 (0.64%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 106 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 54 (5.80%) MS Office
3 6 (0.64%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.21%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.21%) Windchill
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.40%) HFM
2 10 (1.07%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.11%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.11%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.11%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 223 (23.95%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.02%) Office 365
3 43 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.58%) SaaS
5 18 (1.93%) IaaS
5 18 (1.93%) PaaS
6 17 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.72%) Slack
8 11 (1.18%) AWS OpsWorks
8 11 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.75%) GitHub
11 6 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.54%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.32%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 162 (17.40%) Firewall
2 159 (17.08%) DNS
3 134 (14.39%) SAN
4 105 (11.28%) TCP/IP
5 73 (7.84%) DHCP
5 73 (7.84%) NAS
6 71 (7.63%) VPN
7 48 (5.16%) LAN
8 47 (5.05%) iSCSI
9 44 (4.73%) LDAP
10 37 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (3.97%) WAN
11 30 (3.22%) VLAN
12 28 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
13 27 (2.90%) Kerberos
14 26 (2.79%) Internet
15 25 (2.69%) SMTP
16 22 (2.36%) Wireless
17 18 (1.93%) OSPF
18 17 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (18.26%) MySQL
2 63 (6.77%) SQL Server
3 30 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (3.11%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.01%) MongoDB
6 26 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.26%) Couchbase
8 19 (2.04%) Redis
9 13 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.29%) Hyperion Smart View
11 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.07%) Essbase
12 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.86%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.75%) Big Data
14 7 (0.75%) BigQuery
15 5 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.54%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.43%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 162 (17.40%) Jenkins
2 42 (4.51%) JIRA
3 41 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (2.58%) Subversion
6 18 (1.93%) Vagrant
7 13 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.07%) GitLab
9 9 (0.97%) Selenium
10 8 (0.86%) Gerrit
10 8 (0.86%) Maven
11 5 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.54%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.43%) Gradle
12 4 (0.43%) Hudson
13 3 (0.32%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.32%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 202 (21.70%) Finance
2 68 (7.30%) Banking
3 65 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 62 (6.66%) Law
5 40 (4.30%) Marketing
6 31 (3.33%) Retail
7 21 (2.26%) Advertising
8 17 (1.83%) Publishing
9 12 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.18%) Games
10 11 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.97%) Back Office
12 7 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.64%) Legal
14 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.43%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.32%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) French Language
16 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (19.55%) LAMP
2 78 (8.38%) Web Services
3 42 (4.51%) LEMP Stack
4 31 (3.33%) Java EE
5 26 (2.79%) Middleware
6 23 (2.47%) .NET
7 19 (2.04%) ELK Stack
8 18 (1.93%) JMS
9 14 (1.50%) Memcached
9 14 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
11 10 (1.07%) Node.js
12 9 (0.97%) JMX
13 8 (0.86%) Akka
13 8 (0.86%) HTML
14 7 (0.75%) boto
14 7 (0.75%) J2EE
14 7 (0.75%) Lucene
15 5 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (0.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.02%) Clustering
3 51 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.30%) Replication
5 27 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.69%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.69%) Thin Client
7 23 (2.47%) Fintech
7 23 (2.47%) Hedge funds
8 21 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.40%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.18%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.07%) Wiki
13 8 (0.86%) User Experience
14 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.64%) iPhone
15 6 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 635 (68.21%) Linux
2 370 (39.74%) Windows
3 230 (24.70%) Windows Server
4 201 (21.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 159 (17.08%) CentOS
6 135 (14.50%) Unix
7 114 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (11.06%) Ubuntu
9 83 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (5.26%) Debian
11 47 (5.05%) Windows 7
12 34 (3.65%) Windows 10
13 24 (2.58%) SUSE
13 24 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (2.15%) Windows 8
15 19 (2.04%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.61%) Solaris
17 13 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (27.82%) DevOps
2 148 (15.90%) Configuration Management
3 83 (8.92%) E-Commerce
4 81 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (7.20%) ITIL
7 60 (6.44%) Open Source
8 54 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (5.37%) Load Balancing
10 42 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
11 40 (4.30%) High Availability
12 35 (3.76%) Analytics
13 34 (3.65%) Project Management
14 31 (3.33%) Web Operations
15 30 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (3.01%) Patch Management
17 27 (2.90%) Migration
18 26 (2.79%) Data Analytics
19 22 (2.36%) Continuous Delivery
19 22 (2.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 249 (26.75%) Bash Shell
2 237 (25.46%) Python
3 186 (19.98%) Perl
4 139 (14.93%) PowerShell
5 123 (13.21%) PHP
6 102 (10.96%) SQL
7 96 (10.31%) Ruby
8 84 (9.02%) Shell Script
9 72 (7.73%) Java
10 14 (1.50%) C
10 14 (1.50%) C#
10 14 (1.50%) VB
11 9 (0.97%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.75%) C++
12 7 (0.75%) VBScript
13 6 (0.64%) Clipper
13 6 (0.64%) Korn
14 4 (0.43%) Go
14 4 (0.43%) VBA
15 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (7.52%) Degree
2 53 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (4.94%) CCNA
4 35 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (3.44%) MCP
6 25 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (2.58%) MCSE
8 12 (1.29%) CCA
8 12 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (1.29%) MCSA
9 11 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.18%) MCITP
10 9 (0.97%) RHCE
11 6 (0.64%) CCNP
11 6 (0.64%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.54%) LPIC
13 4 (0.43%) ACCA
13 4 (0.43%) CIMA
13 4 (0.43%) RHCT
14 3 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 26 (2.79%) QA
3 18 (1.93%) SLA
4 10 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 244 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 219 (23.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (10.74%) Docker
4 98 (10.53%) vSphere
5 64 (6.87%) NFS
6 57 (6.12%) Hyper-V
7 44 (4.73%) KVM
7 44 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
8 41 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (2.36%) Xen
10 19 (2.04%) VMware ESX
11 17 (1.83%) Corosync
12 14 (1.50%) XenApp
13 13 (1.40%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.18%) Varnish
15 10 (1.07%) iptables
15 10 (1.07%) Terminal Services
15 10 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (1.07%) XenServer
16 9 (0.97%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 328 (35.23%) Puppet
2 199 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
3 173 (18.58%) Ansible
4 144 (15.47%) Nagios
5 109 (11.71%) SCCM
6 38 (4.08%) HAProxy
7 35 (3.76%) Salt
8 28 (3.01%) NetBackup
9 25 (2.69%) Cacti
10 23 (2.47%) SCOM
11 19 (2.04%) Backup Exec
12 17 (1.83%) logstash
12 17 (1.83%) Rsyslog
13 16 (1.72%) Control-M
13 16 (1.72%) ZABBIX
14 15 (1.61%) Kubernetes
15 13 (1.40%) WSUS
16 12 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
16 12 (1.29%) OpenView
16 12 (1.29%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 392 (42.11%) VMware
2 248 (26.64%) Red Hat
3 228 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 133 (14.29%) Cisco
5 76 (8.16%) Citrix
6 60 (6.44%) HP
6 60 (6.44%) Rackspace
7 56 (6.02%) Oracle
8 49 (5.26%) NetApp
9 43 (4.62%) Veeam
10 33 (3.54%) EMC
11 29 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 28 (3.01%) Dell
13 26 (2.79%) Juniper
13 26 (2.79%) Symantec
14 24 (2.58%) Google
14 24 (2.58%) webMethods
15 22 (2.36%) Apple
16 21 (2.26%) Hyperion
17 20 (2.15%) Qualys
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £350000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Full corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £28,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago