The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 211 170 156
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 677 725 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.63% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.75% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 612 646 833
Average salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44975 41466 48833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.48% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37771 34706 42499
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +13 130 £47,000 +3.29% 24
Kingston Upon Thames - 14 £40,000 - 3
Wembley - 3 £42,000 -
Surbiton -4 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Harrow -11 2 - - 2
Isleworth - 2 - - 1
Twickenham +6 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Drayton 0 1 - - 1
Croydon -4 1 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 967 (69.52%) Linux
2 638 (45.87%) Windows
3 476 (34.22%) Puppet
4 455 (32.71%) VMware
5 370 (26.60%) Active Directory
6 364 (26.17%) Red Hat
7 350 (25.16%) Python
8 349 (25.09%) MySQL
9 299 (21.50%) DevOps
10 291 (20.92%) Ubuntu
11 286 (20.56%) DNS
11 286 (20.56%) Bash Shell
12 280 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
12 280 (20.13%) Perl
13 272 (19.55%) Microsoft
14 271 (19.48%) Apache
15 257 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 257 (18.48%) CentOS
16 255 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 255 (18.33%) TCP/IP
17 247 (17.76%) SQL
18 225 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 219 (15.74%) SQL Server
20 212 (15.24%) Ruby
21 211 (15.17%) PHP
21 211 (15.17%) SAN
22 207 (14.88%) UNIX
23 206 (14.81%) Java
24 204 (14.67%) Nagios
25 199 (14.31%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 271 (19.48%) Apache
2 158 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 151 (10.86%) IIS
4 145 (10.42%) MS Exchange
5 115 (8.27%) nginx
6 72 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 71 (5.10%) SharePoint
8 53 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (2.73%) OpenStack
11 36 (2.59%) WebSphere
12 26 (1.87%) Lync
12 26 (1.87%) Jetty
13 24 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (1.65%) WebLogic
15 22 (1.58%) CMS
16 21 (1.51%) Node.js
17 19 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 17 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 162 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.53%) MS Office
3 14 (1.01%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.072%) FastStats
5 1 (0.072%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.072%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 23 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.58%) HFM
2 8 (0.58%) Magento
3 6 (0.43%) Agresso
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.22%) Summit
7 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 157 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.81%) SaaS
2 53 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 26 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (1.51%) Joyent
6 20 (1.44%) Office 365
6 20 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.15%) GitHub
8 8 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.36%) IaaS
10 4 (0.29%) PaaS
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.22%) Route 53
12 2 (0.14%) Heroku
13 1 (0.072%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 286 (20.56%) DNS
2 255 (18.33%) TCP/IP
3 211 (15.17%) SAN
4 199 (14.31%) Firewall
5 127 (9.13%) LAN
6 117 (8.41%) VPN
7 99 (7.12%) DHCP
8 82 (5.90%) NAS
9 81 (5.82%) LDAP
10 78 (5.61%) HTTP
10 78 (5.61%) WAN
11 72 (5.18%) SMTP
12 50 (3.59%) Internet
13 42 (3.02%) FTP
14 41 (2.95%) VoIP
15 38 (2.73%) VLAN
16 36 (2.59%) SSL
17 33 (2.37%) Ethernet
18 30 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (1.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (25.09%) MySQL
2 219 (15.74%) SQL Server
3 144 (10.35%) PostgreSQL
4 119 (8.55%) Redis
5 88 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 81 (5.82%) NoSQL
7 52 (3.74%) Big Data
7 52 (3.74%) Hadoop
8 43 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 37 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (1.80%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.22%) Couchbase
14 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 143 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 115 (8.27%) Jenkins
3 90 (6.47%) Subversion
4 46 (3.31%) JIRA
5 18 (1.29%) Maven
6 16 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 15 (1.08%) Mercurial
8 10 (0.72%) Selenium
8 10 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.58%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.36%) Juju
11 5 (0.36%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.36%) Ant
12 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.29%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 186 (13.37%) Finance
2 55 (3.95%) Games
3 48 (3.45%) Banking
4 41 (2.95%) Advertising
5 37 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.23%) Law
7 28 (2.01%) Marketing
8 27 (1.94%) Publishing
8 27 (1.94%) Retail
9 17 (1.22%) French Language
9 17 (1.22%) Legal
10 16 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.22%) Front Office
13 3 (0.22%) Back Office
13 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.072%) Local Government
14 1 (0.072%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (10.64%) LAMP
2 89 (6.40%) Web Services
3 58 (4.17%) .NET
4 33 (2.37%) XML
5 31 (2.23%) CSS
6 25 (1.80%) Django
7 23 (1.65%) JSON
7 23 (1.65%) Middleware
7 23 (1.65%) HTML
8 20 (1.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 19 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (1.01%) Memcached
11 13 (0.93%) Sphinx
12 12 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (0.86%) MapReduce
13 7 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (0.50%) Ajax
13 7 (0.50%) CGI
14 6 (0.43%) Java EE
14 6 (0.43%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.35%) Open Source
2 94 (6.76%) Clustering
3 51 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.45%) Replication
5 36 (2.59%) Social Media
6 29 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 25 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 24 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.08%) EqualLogic
11 15 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.08%) Derivative
12 14 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 13 (0.93%) Spread Betting
14 12 (0.86%) Online Games
14 12 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.72%) Streaming Video
15 10 (0.72%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 967 (69.52%) Linux
2 638 (45.87%) Windows
3 291 (20.92%) Ubuntu
4 257 (18.48%) CentOS
5 255 (18.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 225 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 207 (14.88%) UNIX
8 185 (13.30%) Debian
9 152 (10.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 141 (10.14%) Solaris
11 107 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 85 (6.11%) Windows 7
13 49 (3.52%) Mac OS X
14 41 (2.95%) Android
15 39 (2.80%) Apple iOS
16 37 (2.66%) AIX
17 34 (2.44%) SUSE
18 33 (2.37%) Windows 8
19 29 (2.08%) Windows XP
20 20 (1.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (21.50%) DevOps
2 155 (11.14%) E-Commerce
3 151 (10.86%) Configuration Management
4 139 (9.99%) ITIL
5 111 (7.98%) Load Balancing
6 95 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
7 81 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 65 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (3.95%) Migration
11 43 (3.09%) Problem Management
12 40 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
13 32 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (2.30%) High Availability
14 31 (2.23%) Project Management
15 30 (2.16%) CRM
16 28 (2.01%) Network Design
17 24 (1.73%) Asset Management
17 24 (1.73%) Release Management
18 22 (1.58%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 350 (25.16%) Python
2 286 (20.56%) Bash Shell
3 280 (20.13%) Perl
4 247 (17.76%) SQL
5 212 (15.24%) Ruby
6 211 (15.17%) PHP
7 206 (14.81%) Java
8 108 (7.76%) Shell Script
9 95 (6.83%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 32 (2.30%) AWK
12 29 (2.08%) Scala
13 26 (1.87%) VBScript
14 25 (1.80%) C
15 21 (1.51%) C#
16 20 (1.44%) Korn
17 17 (1.22%) sed
18 12 (0.86%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.43%) VBA
20 5 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 141 (10.14%) Degree
2 123 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (5.68%) MCSE
4 54 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (3.45%) CCNA
6 44 (3.16%) MCSA
7 34 (2.44%) RHCE
8 24 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (1.51%) MCP
10 18 (1.29%) MCTS
11 16 (1.15%) CCNP
12 13 (0.93%) Security Cleared
12 13 (0.93%) MCITP
12 13 (0.93%) MCT
13 12 (0.86%) SC Cleared
14 11 (0.79%) LPIC
14 11 (0.79%) Linux+ Certification
15 7 (0.50%) A+ Certification
16 6 (0.43%) ACCA
16 6 (0.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.46%) QA
2 35 (2.52%) SLA
3 19 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.072%) BS7799
System Software
1 370 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 257 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 97 (6.97%) KVM
5 83 (5.97%) NFS
6 75 (5.39%) vSphere
7 63 (4.53%) Xen
8 41 (2.95%) Varnish
9 35 (2.52%) XenApp
10 33 (2.37%) Postfix
11 32 (2.30%) Samba
12 26 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (1.73%) XenServer
14 19 (1.37%) Sendmail
15 15 (1.08%) Docker
16 14 (1.01%) XenDesktop
17 11 (0.79%) VMware ESX
18 10 (0.72%) Snort
19 7 (0.50%) vCloud
20 6 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 476 (34.22%) Puppet
2 280 (20.13%) Opscode Chef
3 204 (14.67%) Nagios
4 55 (3.95%) Cacti
5 51 (3.67%) SCOM
6 46 (3.31%) ZABBIX
7 41 (2.95%) logstash
8 39 (2.80%) SCCM
8 39 (2.80%) Ansible
9 38 (2.73%) Salt
10 34 (2.44%) Ganglia
11 30 (2.16%) WSUS
12 28 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
12 28 (2.01%) HAProxy
13 25 (1.80%) Vagrant
14 23 (1.65%) CFEngine
15 21 (1.51%) Zenoss
16 20 (1.44%) Tivoli
17 19 (1.37%) Backup Exec
18 9 (0.65%) StatsD
Vendors
1 455 (32.71%) VMware
2 364 (26.17%) Red Hat
3 272 (19.55%) Microsoft
4 174 (12.51%) Cisco
5 125 (8.99%) HP
6 100 (7.19%) Oracle
7 76 (5.46%) Citrix
8 50 (3.59%) JBoss
9 49 (3.52%) Rackspace
10 48 (3.45%) Dell
11 45 (3.24%) EMC
12 41 (2.95%) IBM
13 39 (2.80%) NetApp
14 38 (2.73%) Symantec
15 27 (1.94%) Percona
15 27 (1.94%) Apple
16 22 (1.58%) SaltStack
17 20 (1.44%) Juniper
18 19 (1.37%) Veeam
19 16 (1.15%) CheckPoint
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens + on-call
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Zycron Europe Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Medical, Pension, Clothing Allowance, Company di
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago