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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 191 188 144
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 670 724 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.68% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.79% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 567 689 772
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -1 158 £47,500 +5.55% 30
Kingston Upon Thames -13 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Dagenham - 3 £29,750 - 1
Wimbledon +1 2 £58,750 +17.50%
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Bromley +10 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Hayes +4 1 £42,500 - 1
Uxbridge 0 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Wembley -1 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Hammersmith -4 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Ealing - 1 £52,500 -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1019 (72.48%) Linux
2 686 (48.79%) Windows
3 531 (37.77%) VMware
4 431 (30.65%) Red Hat
5 428 (30.44%) Puppet
6 391 (27.81%) Python
7 382 (27.17%) MySQL
8 343 (24.40%) Bash Shell
9 339 (24.11%) Perl
10 322 (22.90%) Apache
11 303 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 293 (20.84%) DNS
12 293 (20.84%) Active Directory
13 292 (20.77%) UNIX
14 290 (20.63%) Microsoft
15 284 (20.20%) DevOps
16 281 (19.99%) VMware Infrastructure
17 269 (19.13%) CentOS
18 250 (17.78%) Nagios
18 250 (17.78%) Ubuntu
19 240 (17.07%) SAN
20 239 (17.00%) SQL
20 239 (17.00%) Finance
21 238 (16.93%) E-Commerce
22 236 (16.79%) Tomcat
23 235 (16.71%) Ruby
24 234 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
25 227 (16.15%) SQL Server
26 221 (15.72%) Java
27 217 (15.43%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 322 (22.90%) Apache
2 236 (16.79%) Tomcat
3 178 (12.66%) IIS
4 159 (11.31%) nginx
5 146 (10.38%) MS Exchange
6 83 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 52 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 46 (3.27%) OpenStack
9 42 (2.99%) JBoss
10 37 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 22 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.56%) Confluence
12 20 (1.42%) Lync
13 17 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 14 (1.00%) Jetty
16 13 (0.92%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (0.78%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 174 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 74 (5.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.071%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.071%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.071%) Maya
4 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.78%) Agresso
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.28%) Summit
3 4 (0.28%) HFM
3 4 (0.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.071%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.071%) Magento
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.071%) Servitor
5 1 (0.071%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 176 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 40 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (2.70%) SaaS
6 29 (2.06%) IaaS
7 23 (1.64%) PaaS
7 23 (1.64%) Route 53
8 21 (1.49%) Office 365
9 20 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (1.28%) Rackspace Cloud
11 15 (1.07%) GitHub
12 14 (1.00%) SoftLayer
13 9 (0.64%) Joyent
14 8 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.50%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.21%) Heroku
16 3 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 293 (20.84%) DNS
2 240 (17.07%) SAN
3 217 (15.43%) Firewall
4 210 (14.94%) TCP/IP
5 129 (9.17%) DHCP
6 124 (8.82%) VPN
7 110 (7.82%) LAN
8 103 (7.33%) LDAP
9 80 (5.69%) NAS
10 75 (5.33%) HTTP
11 74 (5.26%) SMTP
12 68 (4.84%) WAN
12 68 (4.84%) Internet
13 55 (3.91%) SSH
14 52 (3.70%) iSCSI
15 49 (3.49%) VoIP
16 45 (3.20%) FTP
17 42 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (2.70%) VLAN
19 35 (2.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (27.17%) MySQL
2 227 (16.15%) SQL Server
3 103 (7.33%) NoSQL
4 99 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 48 (3.41%) Hadoop
7 47 (3.34%) Big Data
8 45 (3.20%) Redis
9 31 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 29 (2.06%) Relational Database
11 25 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.71%) MariaDB
13 21 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 20 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.85%) Data Mining
17 11 (0.78%) Couchbase
18 10 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 129 (9.17%) Git (software)
1 129 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 87 (6.19%) Subversion
3 49 (3.49%) JIRA
4 30 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (1.78%) Maven
6 24 (1.71%) Ant
7 20 (1.42%) Hudson
8 13 (0.92%) Mercurial
9 12 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.50%) Emacs
11 5 (0.36%) FishEye
12 4 (0.28%) Gradle
13 1 (0.071%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.071%) GDB
13 1 (0.071%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 1 (0.071%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.071%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.071%) Bugzilla
General
1 239 (17.00%) Finance
2 93 (6.61%) Games
3 64 (4.55%) Banking
4 59 (4.20%) Advertising
5 57 (4.05%) Law
6 53 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.99%) Retail
8 41 (2.92%) Marketing
9 34 (2.42%) Publishing
10 26 (1.85%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.14%) French Language
12 15 (1.07%) Back Office
13 12 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.85%) Legal
14 9 (0.64%) Billing
15 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.14%) iGaming
18 1 (0.071%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (8.82%) Web Services
2 115 (8.18%) LAMP
3 52 (3.70%) .NET
4 45 (3.20%) Memcached
5 21 (1.49%) HTML
6 18 (1.28%) XML
6 18 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (0.85%) Middleware
7 12 (0.85%) CSS
8 11 (0.78%) Java EE
8 11 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (0.71%) Symfony
9 10 (0.71%) Django
10 9 (0.64%) AngularJS
11 7 (0.50%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.43%) JSON
13 4 (0.28%) Spring
13 4 (0.28%) jQuery
13 4 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 117 (8.32%) Open Source
2 91 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (5.48%) Clustering
4 74 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 65 (4.62%) Replication
6 29 (2.06%) Hedge funds
7 23 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 22 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 20 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 19 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (1.35%) iPad
11 18 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 18 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.07%) Social Media
12 15 (1.07%) Online Games
13 14 (1.00%) EqualLogic
14 13 (0.92%) CESG
15 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.64%) Social Network
16 9 (0.64%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1019 (72.48%) Linux
2 686 (48.79%) Windows
3 303 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 292 (20.77%) UNIX
5 269 (19.13%) CentOS
6 250 (17.78%) Ubuntu
7 234 (16.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 144 (10.24%) Debian
9 133 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 94 (6.69%) Solaris
11 88 (6.26%) Windows 7
12 76 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 50 (3.56%) Mac OS X
14 32 (2.28%) Windows 8
15 29 (2.06%) Android
16 24 (1.71%) Windows XP
17 23 (1.64%) SUSE
18 20 (1.42%) Fedora
19 13 (0.92%) Mac OS
20 12 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (20.20%) DevOps
2 238 (16.93%) E-Commerce
3 166 (11.81%) Configuration Management
4 132 (9.39%) ITIL
5 111 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (7.47%) Load Balancing
7 100 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 80 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 48 (3.41%) Project Management
11 44 (3.13%) Migration
12 40 (2.84%) Time Management
13 37 (2.63%) Change Management
14 34 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
15 33 (2.35%) Business Continuity
16 30 (2.13%) Performance Management
17 28 (1.99%) Change Control
17 28 (1.99%) Performance Monitoring
17 28 (1.99%) Incident Management
17 28 (1.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 391 (27.81%) Python
2 343 (24.40%) Bash Shell
3 339 (24.11%) Perl
4 239 (17.00%) SQL
5 235 (16.71%) Ruby
6 221 (15.72%) Java
7 198 (14.08%) PHP
8 119 (8.46%) PowerShell
9 111 (7.89%) Shell Script
10 36 (2.56%) C
11 30 (2.13%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.78%) VBScript
13 15 (1.07%) AWK
14 14 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.00%) sed
15 12 (0.85%) C++
16 11 (0.78%) Bourne shell
17 9 (0.64%) Scala
17 9 (0.64%) C#
18 6 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 165 (11.74%) Degree
2 62 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (4.05%) CCNA
5 40 (2.84%) MCSE
6 29 (2.06%) RHCE
7 27 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (1.78%) MCSA
9 22 (1.56%) VCP4
10 13 (0.92%) MCTS
10 13 (0.92%) MCP
10 13 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.78%) MCITP
11 11 (0.78%) RHCSA
12 8 (0.57%) CCNP
13 6 (0.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.36%) VCAP
14 5 (0.36%) LPIC
14 5 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
15 4 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.63%) SLA
2 35 (2.49%) QA
3 22 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 293 (20.84%) Active Directory
2 281 (19.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (6.33%) vSphere
4 81 (5.76%) NFS
5 70 (4.98%) Varnish
6 49 (3.49%) Xen
7 43 (3.06%) Docker
8 40 (2.84%) Hyper-V
9 39 (2.77%) VMware ESX
10 38 (2.70%) KVM
11 36 (2.56%) XenApp
12 31 (2.20%) XenServer
13 27 (1.92%) Samba
14 23 (1.64%) Postfix
15 19 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (1.14%) Terminal Services
17 14 (1.00%) Openswan
18 13 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 13 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 11 (0.78%) LXC
Systems Management
1 428 (30.44%) Puppet
2 250 (17.78%) Nagios
3 215 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (6.19%) Ansible
5 66 (4.69%) ZABBIX
6 60 (4.27%) Cacti
7 41 (2.92%) Salt
8 36 (2.56%) SCOM
9 33 (2.35%) SCCM
9 33 (2.35%) Vagrant
10 32 (2.28%) logstash
11 26 (1.85%) Graphite
12 25 (1.78%) Ganglia
13 23 (1.64%) WSUS
14 22 (1.56%) Tivoli
15 17 (1.21%) Backup Exec
16 16 (1.14%) HAProxy
16 16 (1.14%) CFEngine
16 16 (1.14%) Icinga
17 15 (1.07%) Legato
Vendors
1 531 (37.77%) VMware
2 431 (30.65%) Red Hat
3 290 (20.63%) Microsoft
4 212 (15.08%) Cisco
5 133 (9.46%) Oracle
6 111 (7.89%) HP
7 74 (5.26%) Citrix
8 73 (5.19%) EMC
9 72 (5.12%) NetApp
10 44 (3.13%) F5
10 44 (3.13%) Rackspace
11 32 (2.28%) Veritas
12 30 (2.13%) Splunk
13 28 (1.99%) Percona
13 28 (1.99%) Juniper
13 28 (1.99%) Riverbed
14 26 (1.85%) SolarWinds
14 26 (1.85%) Symantec
14 26 (1.85%) Sun
15 25 (1.78%) Dell
City, London
TRG
Salary: £22000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Union Visual Effects
Salary: Competitive based on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago