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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 222 232 183
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 599 702 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.40% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.49% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 531 636 645
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +40 141 £47,000 +4.44% 20
Kingston Upon Thames +3 8 £39,250 +12.14%
Dagenham - 7 £29,750 -
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Hammersmith -3 3 £80,000 +128.57%
Wembley -1 2 £31,250 -25.59%
Westminster - 2 £65,500 -
Croydon +9 1 - -
Harrow +7 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 822 (64.78%) Linux
2 625 (49.25%) Windows
3 511 (40.27%) VMware
4 394 (31.05%) Red Hat
5 332 (26.16%) Puppet
6 329 (25.93%) MySQL
7 325 (25.61%) Active Directory
8 303 (23.88%) Bash Shell
9 301 (23.72%) DNS
10 300 (23.64%) Microsoft
11 298 (23.48%) Python
12 295 (23.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 270 (21.28%) Finance
14 261 (20.57%) Perl
15 258 (20.33%) DevOps
16 257 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 251 (19.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 250 (19.70%) Apache
19 244 (19.23%) SQL
20 231 (18.20%) UNIX
21 229 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
22 228 (17.97%) CentOS
23 225 (17.73%) Ubuntu
24 220 (17.34%) SQL Server
25 219 (17.26%) SAN
26 208 (16.39%) Firewall
27 205 (16.15%) Cisco
28 202 (15.92%) Nagios
29 193 (15.21%) Opscode Chef
30 192 (15.13%) MS Exchange

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 250 (19.70%) Apache
2 192 (15.13%) MS Exchange
3 155 (12.21%) Tomcat
4 154 (12.14%) IIS
5 126 (9.93%) nginx
6 108 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 70 (5.52%) SharePoint
8 49 (3.86%) OpenStack
9 46 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
10 42 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 33 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
13 22 (1.73%) JBoss
14 21 (1.65%) Lync
15 20 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (1.50%) WebSphere
16 19 (1.50%) Confluence
17 18 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.95%) Apache Solr
19 11 (0.87%) Drupal
Applications
1 171 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 62 (4.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.71%) Sophis RISQUE
2 7 (0.55%) Magento
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.24%) HFM
5 2 (0.16%) Cordys
5 2 (0.16%) Agresso
6 1 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.079%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.079%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.079%) RMDS
6 1 (0.079%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.079%) Servitor
6 1 (0.079%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 229 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.76%) Office 365
5 27 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.97%) Route 53
7 24 (1.89%) IaaS
7 24 (1.89%) SaaS
8 21 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 20 (1.58%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.50%) PaaS
11 18 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.71%) GitHub
13 8 (0.63%) Joyent
14 6 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
15 5 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.32%) Heroku
17 3 (0.24%) SoftLayer
17 3 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
17 3 (0.24%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 301 (23.72%) DNS
2 219 (17.26%) SAN
3 208 (16.39%) Firewall
4 169 (13.32%) TCP/IP
5 144 (11.35%) VPN
6 140 (11.03%) DHCP
7 78 (6.15%) LAN
7 78 (6.15%) NAS
8 71 (5.59%) LDAP
9 67 (5.28%) WAN
10 63 (4.96%) HTTP
10 63 (4.96%) iSCSI
11 59 (4.65%) Internet
12 48 (3.78%) VLAN
13 46 (3.62%) SMTP
14 44 (3.47%) VoIP
15 31 (2.44%) SSH
16 30 (2.36%) OpenVPN
17 29 (2.29%) MRTG
18 28 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (25.93%) MySQL
2 220 (17.34%) SQL Server
3 83 (6.54%) MongoDB
4 65 (5.12%) NoSQL
5 61 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (2.36%) MariaDB
8 29 (2.29%) Redis
9 25 (1.97%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (1.34%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.26%) Big Data
13 14 (1.10%) QlikView
14 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.95%) Couchbase
14 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 102 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 98 (7.72%) Jenkins
3 74 (5.83%) Subversion
4 40 (3.15%) JIRA
5 21 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (1.18%) Emacs
8 14 (1.10%) Maven
8 14 (1.10%) Ant
9 10 (0.79%) Hudson
10 6 (0.47%) FishEye
10 6 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.39%) Selenium
12 4 (0.32%) Gradle
12 4 (0.32%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.32%) GDB
13 3 (0.24%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.079%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.079%) Bugzilla
General
1 270 (21.28%) Finance
2 80 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 66 (5.20%) Games
4 56 (4.41%) Law
5 49 (3.86%) Banking
6 34 (2.68%) Retail
7 29 (2.29%) Marketing
8 28 (2.21%) Legal
9 24 (1.89%) Advertising
10 23 (1.81%) Publishing
11 15 (1.18%) Billing
11 15 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.63%) French Language
14 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.39%) Back Office
15 4 (0.32%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Local Government
17 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (7.17%) Web Services
2 87 (6.86%) LAMP
3 64 (5.04%) .NET
4 36 (2.84%) Memcached
5 27 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (1.65%) HTML
7 16 (1.26%) Middleware
8 14 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (1.10%) JMS
9 13 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.95%) XML
11 10 (0.79%) CSS
12 8 (0.63%) Lucene
13 7 (0.55%) JSON
14 6 (0.47%) FastCGI
14 6 (0.47%) COM
15 5 (0.39%) jQuery
15 5 (0.39%) boto
15 5 (0.39%) WAMP
15 5 (0.39%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 60 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 55 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.23%) Replication
5 35 (2.76%) Clustering
6 34 (2.68%) EqualLogic
7 32 (2.52%) Hedge funds
8 31 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.81%) Digital Media
11 21 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.58%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.58%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.10%) CESG
13 14 (1.10%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.02%) Streaming Video
14 13 (1.02%) Eurex
15 11 (0.87%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.79%) Social Media
16 10 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 822 (64.78%) Linux
2 625 (49.25%) Windows
3 257 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 251 (19.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 231 (18.20%) UNIX
6 228 (17.97%) CentOS
7 225 (17.73%) Ubuntu
8 186 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 151 (11.90%) Debian
10 82 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 78 (6.15%) Solaris
12 74 (5.83%) Windows 7
13 43 (3.39%) Mac OS X
14 35 (2.76%) Fedora
15 31 (2.44%) Windows 8
16 24 (1.89%) SUSE
17 22 (1.73%) Windows XP
18 12 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
19 9 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (20.33%) DevOps
2 151 (11.90%) Configuration Management
3 147 (11.58%) ITIL
4 138 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 122 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 91 (7.17%) Open Source
8 66 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
10 48 (3.78%) Project Management
11 42 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (3.15%) Migration
13 36 (2.84%) Change Control
14 33 (2.60%) Change Management
15 29 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
16 28 (2.21%) CRM
17 27 (2.13%) Time Management
18 26 (2.05%) DRM
19 21 (1.65%) Patch Management
20 20 (1.58%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 303 (23.88%) Bash Shell
2 298 (23.48%) Python
3 261 (20.57%) Perl
4 244 (19.23%) SQL
5 171 (13.48%) Ruby
6 148 (11.66%) Shell Script
7 139 (10.95%) PowerShell
8 138 (10.87%) Java
9 137 (10.80%) PHP
10 30 (2.36%) JavaScript
11 24 (1.89%) C
12 22 (1.73%) VBScript
13 13 (1.02%) C++
14 12 (0.95%) C#
15 11 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.79%) Bourne shell
17 9 (0.71%) VB
17 9 (0.71%) AWK
17 9 (0.71%) Scala
18 8 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 120 (9.46%) Degree
2 69 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (4.18%) MCSE
4 46 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (3.31%) CCNA
6 34 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (2.52%) MCSA
8 20 (1.58%) MCP
9 19 (1.50%) MCITP
10 11 (0.87%) MCTS
11 10 (0.79%) CCNP
11 10 (0.79%) RHCE
12 6 (0.47%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.47%) CCA
12 6 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.32%) OCP
14 4 (0.32%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.68%) SLA
2 32 (2.52%) QA
3 17 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.32%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.079%) BS7799
7 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 325 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 295 (23.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (7.25%) vSphere
4 82 (6.46%) Hyper-V
5 76 (5.99%) NFS
6 65 (5.12%) VMware ESX
7 59 (4.65%) Varnish
8 54 (4.26%) Docker
9 50 (3.94%) XenApp
10 48 (3.78%) Xen
11 36 (2.84%) XenServer
12 33 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
13 32 (2.52%) KVM
14 28 (2.21%) Postfix
15 18 (1.42%) iptables
16 15 (1.18%) Terminal Services
17 14 (1.10%) Squid
18 11 (0.87%) Samba
19 10 (0.79%) Openswan
19 10 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 332 (26.16%) Puppet
2 202 (15.92%) Nagios
3 193 (15.21%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (4.57%) Ansible
5 50 (3.94%) ZABBIX
6 48 (3.78%) Cacti
7 47 (3.70%) SCCM
8 45 (3.55%) SCOM
9 30 (2.36%) Salt
10 28 (2.21%) WSUS
11 27 (2.13%) Graphite
12 26 (2.05%) Tivoli
12 26 (2.05%) logstash
13 21 (1.65%) Vagrant
14 18 (1.42%) Check_MK
14 18 (1.42%) CFEngine
15 17 (1.34%) Icinga
16 15 (1.18%) Backup Exec
16 15 (1.18%) HAProxy
17 14 (1.10%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 511 (40.27%) VMware
2 394 (31.05%) Red Hat
3 300 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 205 (16.15%) Cisco
5 116 (9.14%) Oracle
6 93 (7.33%) Citrix
7 74 (5.83%) NetApp
8 70 (5.52%) HP
9 49 (3.86%) EMC
10 45 (3.55%) Dell
11 39 (3.07%) Juniper
12 32 (2.52%) Rackspace
12 32 (2.52%) Veeam
13 28 (2.21%) F5
14 26 (2.05%) Sun
15 24 (1.89%) Riverbed
16 23 (1.81%) IBM
17 22 (1.73%) Percona
18 21 (1.65%) Symantec
19 20 (1.58%) Veritas
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £600000000 - £650000000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 32000 and 38000
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southall, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, training, gym mem
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago