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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 287 231 238
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 457 608 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.40% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 416 540 622
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 £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
38774 41624 46755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33647 35137 39033
Median salary £55,000 £54,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 May 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 May 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 -6 87 £50,000 +6.38% 24
Brentford +13 7 £37,500 -
Croydon -2 5 £47,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 5 £29,000 -
Canary Wharf +6 2 £30,000 -
Southwark +3 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Uxbridge - 2 £39,250 -
Hendon - 2 £41,614 -
Ealing - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bromley - 2 £35,625 -
Hammersmith +6 1 £35,000 -56.25%
Northwood - 1 £57,500 -
Ruislip - 1 £38,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 - 1
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 672 (70.29%) Linux
2 387 (40.48%) VMware
3 333 (34.83%) Windows
4 306 (32.01%) Python
5 291 (30.44%) Puppet
6 281 (29.39%) Bash Shell
7 268 (28.03%) Amazon AWS
8 265 (27.72%) DevOps
9 235 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 232 (24.27%) Microsoft
11 228 (23.85%) Red Hat
12 223 (23.33%) Active Directory
13 222 (23.22%) MySQL
14 208 (21.76%) CentOS
15 204 (21.34%) Apache
15 204 (21.34%) DNS
16 189 (19.77%) Perl
17 188 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
17 188 (19.67%) Windows Server
18 187 (19.56%) LAMP
19 184 (19.25%) Finance
20 165 (17.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 160 (16.74%) Nagios
22 155 (16.21%) Unix
23 151 (15.79%) SQL
24 145 (15.17%) Firewall
24 145 (15.17%) Jenkins
24 145 (15.17%) Ansible
25 139 (14.54%) Cisco
26 135 (14.12%) 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
1 204 (21.34%) Apache
2 98 (10.25%) Tomcat
3 96 (10.04%) IIS
4 92 (9.62%) nginx
5 86 (9.00%) MS Exchange
6 75 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 69 (7.22%) OpenStack
8 43 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (3.97%) JBoss
10 34 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 33 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (2.41%) SharePoint
13 20 (2.09%) Apache Spark
14 18 (1.88%) Node.js
15 11 (1.15%) WebLogic
16 10 (1.05%) Jetty
17 9 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.94%) Skype for Business
18 8 (0.84%) Confluence
18 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.66%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.31%) Revit
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) HFM
2 4 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.31%) SAP FS
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
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%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.10%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 268 (28.03%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.60%) Office 365
3 42 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 33 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (3.24%) IaaS
7 25 (2.62%) SaaS
8 24 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (1.67%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (1.05%) PaaS
13 9 (0.94%) Google Apps
13 9 (0.94%) SoftLayer
14 8 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.84%) GitHub
15 7 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.52%) AWS OpsWorks
17 4 (0.42%) Joyent
17 4 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 204 (21.34%) DNS
2 145 (15.17%) Firewall
3 135 (14.12%) SAN
4 96 (10.04%) DHCP
5 84 (8.79%) TCP/IP
6 67 (7.01%) VPN
7 49 (5.13%) NAS
8 45 (4.71%) LAN
8 45 (4.71%) LDAP
8 45 (4.71%) WAN
9 42 (4.39%) Internet
9 42 (4.39%) VLAN
10 40 (4.18%) iSCSI
11 29 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
11 29 (3.03%) SMTP
12 28 (2.93%) VoIP
13 26 (2.72%) Kerberos
14 25 (2.62%) HTTP
15 24 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (23.22%) MySQL
2 72 (7.53%) SQL Server
3 54 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 41 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (3.35%) Redis
6 28 (2.93%) Hadoop
7 27 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (2.51%) Couchbase
9 21 (2.20%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.78%) CouchDB
11 16 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.36%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.94%) Big Data
14 9 (0.94%) MemSQL
15 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 145 (15.17%) Jenkins
2 86 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.18%) Subversion
4 36 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 26 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (1.99%) Gerrit
7 17 (1.78%) Hudson
8 15 (1.57%) PHPUnit
8 15 (1.57%) Selenium
9 13 (1.36%) JIRA
10 11 (1.15%) Maven
11 10 (1.05%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.94%) GitLab
13 7 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.52%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.42%) Emacs
16 3 (0.31%) Artifactory
16 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.31%) Gradle
16 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 184 (19.25%) Finance
2 78 (8.16%) Law
3 63 (6.59%) Marketing
4 44 (4.60%) Banking
5 40 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.88%) Publishing
7 17 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.57%) Back Office
8 15 (1.57%) Games
9 14 (1.46%) Legal
10 12 (1.26%) Advertising
10 12 (1.26%) Electronics
11 10 (1.05%) Retail
12 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Billing
14 3 (0.31%) German Language
14 3 (0.31%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.21%) Front Office
15 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (19.56%) LAMP
2 75 (7.85%) LEMP Stack
3 59 (6.17%) Web Services
4 39 (4.08%) .NET
5 31 (3.24%) Memcached
6 21 (2.20%) Java EE
7 20 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (1.99%) Akka
8 19 (1.99%) ELK Stack
8 19 (1.99%) Middleware
9 15 (1.57%) Behat
10 11 (1.15%) JMX
11 10 (1.05%) J2EE
11 10 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (0.84%) 802.1X
12 8 (0.84%) JMS
12 8 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
13 6 (0.63%) CSS
13 6 (0.63%) JSON
13 6 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 75 (7.85%) Clustering
3 45 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.72%) Smartphone
7 23 (2.41%) User Experience
8 20 (2.09%) Replication
9 19 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.99%) PKI
10 15 (1.57%) Fintech
11 14 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.15%) Wiki
14 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.05%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 9 (0.94%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 672 (70.29%) Linux
2 333 (34.83%) Windows
3 208 (21.76%) CentOS
4 188 (19.67%) Windows Server
5 165 (17.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 155 (16.21%) Unix
7 127 (13.28%) Ubuntu
8 120 (12.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (12.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 67 (7.01%) Debian
11 50 (5.23%) Solaris
12 34 (3.56%) Windows 7
13 25 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (2.30%) AIX
15 15 (1.57%) Amazon Linux
16 14 (1.46%) SUSE
17 13 (1.36%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.05%) Windows 10
19 8 (0.84%) Fedora
19 8 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (27.72%) DevOps
2 126 (13.18%) Configuration Management
3 108 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
4 101 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (6.59%) Open Source
6 61 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 59 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 56 (5.86%) High Availability
9 50 (5.23%) Load Balancing
10 49 (5.13%) ITIL
11 39 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (3.77%) Problem Management
13 32 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
14 30 (3.14%) Analytics
15 29 (3.03%) Migration
15 29 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
16 23 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
16 23 (2.41%) Web Development
17 22 (2.30%) ERP
18 20 (2.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (32.01%) Python
2 281 (29.39%) Bash Shell
3 189 (19.77%) Perl
4 151 (15.79%) SQL
5 133 (13.91%) PHP
6 121 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 121 (12.66%) Ruby
7 110 (11.51%) Shell Script
8 94 (9.83%) Java
9 37 (3.87%) C++
10 27 (2.82%) C
11 17 (1.78%) C#
12 14 (1.46%) AWK
12 14 (1.46%) VB
13 13 (1.36%) Korn
14 8 (0.84%) VBScript
15 7 (0.73%) Bourne shell
16 6 (0.63%) Tcl
17 5 (0.52%) Scala
18 4 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 81 (8.47%) Degree
2 58 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (4.08%) MCSE
5 38 (3.97%) CCNA
6 28 (2.93%) MCP
7 18 (1.88%) CCNP
7 18 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (1.36%) MCSA
8 13 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.36%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.05%) MCITP
9 10 (1.05%) RHCE
10 8 (0.84%) MCDBA
11 5 (0.52%) CFA
11 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.52%) MBA
11 5 (0.52%) PhD
11 5 (0.52%) RHCT
12 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.62%) SLA
2 17 (1.78%) QA
3 14 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.31%) BS7799
7 2 (0.21%) GAAP
8 1 (0.10%) DICOM
8 1 (0.10%) GxP
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 235 (24.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 223 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 91 (9.52%) Docker
4 78 (8.16%) vSphere
5 71 (7.43%) KVM
6 58 (6.07%) NFS
7 56 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
8 52 (5.44%) Hyper-V
9 33 (3.45%) Xen
10 32 (3.35%) Varnish
11 14 (1.46%) Corosync
11 14 (1.46%) iptables
11 14 (1.46%) XenServer
12 12 (1.26%) Samba
12 12 (1.26%) XenApp
13 11 (1.15%) GlusterFS
14 10 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.94%) Postfix
16 8 (0.84%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 291 (30.44%) Puppet
2 188 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (16.74%) Nagios
4 145 (15.17%) Ansible
5 80 (8.37%) SCCM
6 54 (5.65%) ZABBIX
7 51 (5.33%) HAProxy
8 35 (3.66%) SCOM
9 30 (3.14%) NetBackup
10 27 (2.82%) Salt
11 20 (2.09%) Cacti
12 18 (1.88%) Backup Exec
13 16 (1.67%) logstash
14 14 (1.46%) CFEngine
15 11 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (1.05%) yum
17 9 (0.94%) Kubernetes
17 9 (0.94%) Pacemaker
17 9 (0.94%) Tivoli
17 9 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 387 (40.48%) VMware
2 232 (24.27%) Microsoft
3 228 (23.85%) Red Hat
4 139 (14.54%) Cisco
5 87 (9.10%) Citrix
6 64 (6.69%) NetApp
7 61 (6.38%) HP
8 59 (6.17%) Oracle
9 54 (5.65%) Dell
10 41 (4.29%) Rackspace
11 39 (4.08%) CheckPoint
12 33 (3.45%) Google
13 31 (3.24%) Splunk
14 28 (2.93%) EMC
14 28 (2.93%) IBM
15 25 (2.62%) Symantec
16 22 (2.30%) SonicWALL
16 22 (2.30%) Veeam
17 20 (2.09%) Apple
17 20 (2.09%) Atlassian
City, London
ION Asset Architecture
Salary: Competitive + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 42,000 + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: Yesterday
London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Croydon
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Ealing
TDA Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
East London
mkodo
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 10% London weighting
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago