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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 195 168 167
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 708 750 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.68% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.80% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 647 671 779
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +20 137 £47,000 +3.29% 26
Kingston Upon Thames +9 20 £37,500 - 3
Harrow -14 7 - -
Uxbridge - 5 £35,000 -
West Drayton - 3 £42,500 - 1
Surbiton -3 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1036 (74.48%) Linux
2 663 (47.66%) Windows
3 506 (36.38%) Puppet
4 474 (34.08%) VMware
5 429 (30.84%) Python
6 408 (29.33%) MySQL
7 364 (26.17%) Red Hat
8 344 (24.73%) Active Directory
9 340 (24.44%) DevOps
10 322 (23.15%) Perl
11 316 (22.72%) Opscode Chef
12 309 (22.21%) Bash Shell
13 305 (21.93%) Apache
14 300 (21.57%) Ubuntu
15 288 (20.70%) DNS
16 272 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 267 (19.19%) SQL
18 266 (19.12%) Java
18 266 (19.12%) Nagios
19 263 (18.91%) Ruby
20 255 (18.33%) TCP/IP
21 252 (18.12%) CentOS
21 252 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 240 (17.25%) Microsoft
23 236 (16.97%) UNIX
24 222 (15.96%) PHP
25 221 (15.89%) SQL Server
26 217 (15.60%) Tomcat
27 197 (14.16%) E-Commerce
27 197 (14.16%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 305 (21.93%) Apache
2 217 (15.60%) Tomcat
3 168 (12.08%) nginx
4 163 (11.72%) IIS
5 120 (8.63%) MS Exchange
6 62 (4.46%) SharePoint
7 53 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (3.38%) OpenStack
9 39 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 38 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
11 36 (2.59%) WebSphere
11 36 (2.59%) Jetty
12 31 (2.23%) WebLogic
13 30 (2.16%) Lync
14 22 (1.58%) CMS
15 21 (1.51%) Apache Solr
16 20 (1.44%) Node.js
17 19 (1.37%) Drupal
18 17 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
19 16 (1.15%) CloudStack
Applications
1 158 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.52%) MS Office
3 5 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.072%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.072%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.072%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.072%) FastStats
5 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.58%) Magento
2 8 (0.58%) HFM
3 5 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.14%) Agresso
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.072%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.072%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 156 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (4.60%) SaaS
3 51 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (1.51%) Amazon S3
5 21 (1.51%) Office 365
6 20 (1.44%) GitHub
7 19 (1.37%) Rackspace Cloud
8 14 (1.01%) Joyent
9 11 (0.79%) PaaS
10 6 (0.43%) IaaS
11 4 (0.29%) Heroku
12 3 (0.22%) Route 53
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.072%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 288 (20.70%) DNS
2 255 (18.33%) TCP/IP
3 197 (14.16%) Firewall
4 174 (12.51%) SAN
5 128 (9.20%) LAN
6 101 (7.26%) VPN
7 98 (7.05%) DHCP
8 94 (6.76%) LDAP
9 80 (5.75%) WAN
10 71 (5.10%) SMTP
10 71 (5.10%) HTTP
11 67 (4.82%) NAS
12 52 (3.74%) VoIP
13 47 (3.38%) FTP
14 46 (3.31%) Internet
15 41 (2.95%) SSH
16 39 (2.80%) SSL
17 37 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
19 32 (2.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (29.33%) MySQL
2 221 (15.89%) SQL Server
3 184 (13.23%) PostgreSQL
4 115 (8.27%) MongoDB
5 109 (7.84%) Redis
6 87 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 86 (6.18%) Hadoop
8 80 (5.75%) Big Data
9 38 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 27 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.86%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.79%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 164 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 139 (9.99%) Jenkins
3 101 (7.26%) Subversion
4 51 (3.67%) JIRA
5 26 (1.87%) TeamCity
6 24 (1.73%) Mercurial
7 20 (1.44%) Maven
8 12 (0.86%) Hudson
9 8 (0.58%) Juju
9 8 (0.58%) Selenium
9 8 (0.58%) Ant
9 8 (0.58%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.29%) Emacs
13 4 (0.29%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.22%) MSBuild
General
1 162 (11.65%) Finance
2 54 (3.88%) Games
3 51 (3.67%) Banking
3 51 (3.67%) Advertising
4 39 (2.80%) Law
5 37 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.16%) Publishing
7 27 (1.94%) Marketing
8 20 (1.44%) Retail
9 18 (1.29%) Legal
10 15 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.01%) French Language
12 7 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Back Office
15 2 (0.14%) Front Office
15 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.072%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.072%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (11.57%) LAMP
2 107 (7.69%) Web Services
3 53 (3.81%) .NET
4 32 (2.30%) XML
4 32 (2.30%) Django
5 29 (2.08%) Memcached
6 27 (1.94%) CSS
7 22 (1.58%) Middleware
8 21 (1.51%) JSON
8 21 (1.51%) HTML
9 18 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (1.22%) Java EE
11 16 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (0.93%) Sphinx
13 10 (0.72%) Symfony
14 9 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (0.58%) Ajax
15 8 (0.58%) RESTful
15 8 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.50%) Open Source
2 75 (5.39%) Clustering
3 69 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.16%) Replication
6 38 (2.73%) Social Media
7 29 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.51%) Blackberry
8 21 (1.51%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.15%) iPad
10 15 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (1.01%) Derivative
12 13 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.93%) Online Games
13 11 (0.79%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.72%) Streaming Video
14 10 (0.72%) Spread Betting
15 9 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.50%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1036 (74.48%) Linux
2 663 (47.66%) Windows
3 300 (21.57%) Ubuntu
4 252 (18.12%) CentOS
4 252 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 236 (16.97%) UNIX
6 191 (13.73%) Debian
6 191 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 122 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 121 (8.70%) Solaris
9 83 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (4.74%) Windows 7
11 44 (3.16%) Android
12 43 (3.09%) Mac OS X
13 38 (2.73%) SUSE
14 30 (2.16%) Windows 8
15 27 (1.94%) Apple iOS
16 25 (1.80%) AIX
17 24 (1.73%) OpenBSD
18 22 (1.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (24.44%) DevOps
2 197 (14.16%) E-Commerce
3 149 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 137 (9.85%) ITIL
6 103 (7.40%) Performance Tuning
7 94 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (6.69%) Load Balancing
9 81 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (3.16%) Problem Management
11 41 (2.95%) Migration
12 34 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (2.23%) Time Management
14 30 (2.16%) Service Management
15 28 (2.01%) Project Management
16 27 (1.94%) Analytics
17 25 (1.80%) Network Design
18 23 (1.65%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (1.65%) Performance Management
18 23 (1.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 429 (30.84%) Python
2 322 (23.15%) Perl
3 309 (22.21%) Bash Shell
4 267 (19.19%) SQL
5 266 (19.12%) Java
6 263 (18.91%) Ruby
7 222 (15.96%) PHP
8 109 (7.84%) Shell Script
9 86 (6.18%) PowerShell
10 35 (2.52%) AWK
11 34 (2.44%) JavaScript
12 28 (2.01%) C#
13 26 (1.87%) Korn
14 23 (1.65%) Scala
15 22 (1.58%) C
16 19 (1.37%) sed
17 16 (1.15%) VBScript
18 9 (0.65%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.58%) C++
20 5 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 161 (11.57%) Degree
2 95 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (4.53%) MCSE
4 50 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (3.38%) CCNA
6 44 (3.16%) MCSA
7 39 (2.80%) RHCE
8 22 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (1.29%) MCTS
9 18 (1.29%) MCP
10 16 (1.15%) LPIC
10 16 (1.15%) Linux+ Certification
11 11 (0.79%) MCT
12 9 (0.65%) ACCA
12 9 (0.65%) MCITP
12 9 (0.65%) CIMA
13 6 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.36%) CCENT
14 5 (0.36%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.17%) QA
2 27 (1.94%) SLA
3 25 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 344 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 272 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (7.62%) KVM
4 104 (7.48%) Xen
5 85 (6.11%) Hyper-V
6 76 (5.46%) NFS
7 66 (4.74%) Varnish
8 62 (4.46%) vSphere
9 34 (2.44%) Postfix
10 32 (2.30%) Samba
11 23 (1.65%) Sendmail
12 22 (1.58%) XenApp
13 21 (1.51%) XenServer
14 18 (1.29%) Snort
14 18 (1.29%) Docker
15 16 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
16 12 (0.86%) VirtualBox
17 8 (0.58%) VMware ESX
18 6 (0.43%) OpenSSH
18 6 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 506 (36.38%) Puppet
2 316 (22.72%) Opscode Chef
3 266 (19.12%) Nagios
4 78 (5.61%) Cacti
5 67 (4.82%) Ansible
6 57 (4.10%) Salt
7 49 (3.52%) ZABBIX
8 47 (3.38%) SCOM
9 39 (2.80%) Vagrant
9 39 (2.80%) logstash
10 37 (2.66%) SCCM
10 37 (2.66%) Ganglia
11 36 (2.59%) HAProxy
12 24 (1.73%) CFEngine
12 24 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
13 23 (1.65%) Zenoss
14 20 (1.44%) WSUS
15 19 (1.37%) Backup Exec
15 19 (1.37%) Tivoli
16 17 (1.22%) Icinga
Vendors
1 474 (34.08%) VMware
2 364 (26.17%) Red Hat
3 240 (17.25%) Microsoft
4 179 (12.87%) Cisco
5 116 (8.34%) HP
6 113 (8.12%) Oracle
7 65 (4.67%) Citrix
8 61 (4.39%) JBoss
9 53 (3.81%) Rackspace
10 40 (2.88%) EMC
11 38 (2.73%) Dell
12 36 (2.59%) IBM
13 35 (2.52%) NetApp
13 35 (2.52%) Symantec
14 28 (2.01%) Juniper
15 22 (1.58%) SaltStack
16 20 (1.44%) Apple
17 19 (1.37%) Adobe
17 19 (1.37%) Riverbed
18 18 (1.29%) Veeam
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Shares + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45-60k + £10k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago