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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 275 252 241
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 458 552 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.23% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.29% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 430 491 622
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
38177 42950 47461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.67% 95.70% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33215 36341 39768
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +25 82 £50,000 +5.82% 15
Croydon +13 15 £47,500 -
Uxbridge +9 8 £57,500 +39.39% 1
Brentford +10 4 £33,750 -
Bromley - 4 £33,750 -
Harrow +6 3 £32,500 -
Docklands, London +18 2 £29,000 -22.66%
Southwark - 2 £35,000 -
Hayes - 2 £52,500 -
Ealing +14 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 637 (68.79%) Linux
2 393 (42.44%) VMware
3 330 (35.64%) Windows
4 298 (32.18%) Puppet
5 272 (29.37%) Python
6 258 (27.86%) Bash Shell
7 255 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
7 255 (27.54%) DevOps
8 240 (25.92%) Active Directory
9 235 (25.38%) Microsoft
9 235 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 216 (23.33%) Red Hat
11 208 (22.46%) MySQL
12 198 (21.38%) Windows Server
13 197 (21.27%) Apache
14 196 (21.17%) DNS
15 190 (20.52%) LAMP
16 189 (20.41%) CentOS
17 180 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 174 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
19 173 (18.68%) Perl
20 171 (18.47%) Finance
21 156 (16.85%) Nagios
22 155 (16.74%) Ansible
23 148 (15.98%) Firewall
24 146 (15.77%) Jenkins
25 140 (15.12%) SQL
26 138 (14.90%) Cisco
27 137 (14.79%) Unix
28 135 (14.58%) PHP

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
1 197 (21.27%) Apache
2 94 (10.15%) MS Exchange
3 92 (9.94%) Tomcat
4 82 (8.86%) nginx
5 81 (8.75%) IIS
6 75 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 72 (7.78%) OpenStack
8 45 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 42 (4.54%) JBoss
10 36 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
11 29 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (1.84%) SharePoint
13 16 (1.73%) Confluence
14 15 (1.62%) Apache Spark
15 11 (1.19%) WebLogic
16 10 (1.08%) Jetty
17 8 (0.86%) Drupal
18 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 106 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.86%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.32%) Revit
4 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.22%) Windchill
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) HFM
2 5 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FS
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Aareon QL
5 2 (0.22%) Academy Housing
5 2 (0.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.22%) arcHouse
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) MIS ActiveH
5 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.22%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.22%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 255 (27.54%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.86%) Office 365
3 40 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (3.13%) SaaS
6 28 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (2.70%) IaaS
8 17 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (1.62%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (1.08%) GitHub
11 10 (1.08%) PaaS
11 10 (1.08%) SoftLayer
12 9 (0.97%) AWS OpsWorks
12 9 (0.97%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.43%) Route 53
16 3 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 196 (21.17%) DNS
2 148 (15.98%) Firewall
3 129 (13.93%) SAN
4 92 (9.94%) DHCP
5 83 (8.96%) TCP/IP
6 62 (6.70%) VPN
7 60 (6.48%) NAS
8 43 (4.64%) LDAP
9 42 (4.54%) iSCSI
10 39 (4.21%) LAN
11 38 (4.10%) WAN
12 37 (4.00%) Internet
12 37 (4.00%) VLAN
13 35 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
14 31 (3.35%) Kerberos
15 29 (3.13%) SMTP
15 29 (3.13%) VoIP
16 19 (2.05%) HTTP
17 17 (1.84%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (22.46%) MySQL
2 68 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 42 (4.54%) MongoDB
4 36 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.92%) Hadoop
5 27 (2.92%) Redis
6 23 (2.48%) Couchbase
6 23 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (1.62%) CouchDB
9 15 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.97%) MemSQL
11 8 (0.86%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.86%) Big Data
11 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.54%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 146 (15.77%) Jenkins
2 64 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 32 (3.46%) TeamCity
4 26 (2.81%) Subversion
5 22 (2.38%) JIRA
6 20 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (1.94%) Gerrit
8 15 (1.62%) Vagrant
9 13 (1.40%) Selenium
10 11 (1.19%) Maven
11 10 (1.08%) PHPUnit
12 9 (0.97%) GitLab
13 7 (0.76%) Hudson
14 6 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.54%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.54%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.32%) Artifactory
16 3 (0.32%) Gradle
16 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
17 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 171 (18.47%) Finance
2 79 (8.53%) Law
3 61 (6.59%) Marketing
4 44 (4.75%) Banking
5 39 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.62%) Retail
8 14 (1.51%) Back Office
9 13 (1.40%) Games
9 13 (1.40%) Publishing
10 12 (1.30%) Advertising
11 10 (1.08%) Electronics
11 10 (1.08%) Legal
12 9 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
14 3 (0.32%) German Language
14 3 (0.32%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (20.52%) LAMP
2 68 (7.34%) LEMP Stack
3 62 (6.70%) Web Services
4 37 (4.00%) .NET
5 28 (3.02%) Memcached
6 26 (2.81%) Java EE
7 23 (2.48%) ELK Stack
8 20 (2.16%) Middleware
9 19 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (1.94%) Akka
11 13 (1.40%) JMS
12 12 (1.30%) J2EE
12 12 (1.30%) Node.js
13 11 (1.19%) JMX
14 10 (1.08%) Behat
14 10 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (0.86%) LAPP Stack
16 5 (0.54%) 802.1X
16 5 (0.54%) Dropwizard
16 5 (0.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.70%) Clustering
3 39 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.92%) Replication
7 22 (2.38%) Smartphone
8 18 (1.94%) User Experience
9 17 (1.84%) Fintech
10 15 (1.62%) Wiki
11 14 (1.51%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.51%) Fat Client
11 14 (1.51%) PKI
11 14 (1.51%) Thin Client
12 13 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.40%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.97%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.86%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 637 (68.79%) Linux
2 330 (35.64%) Windows
3 198 (21.38%) Windows Server
4 189 (20.41%) CentOS
5 180 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (14.79%) Unix
7 116 (12.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (11.88%) Ubuntu
9 103 (11.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (6.91%) Debian
11 37 (4.00%) Solaris
12 35 (3.78%) Windows 7
13 28 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (1.73%) AIX
15 15 (1.62%) Windows 10
16 14 (1.51%) Mac OS X
17 13 (1.40%) SUSE
18 10 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
19 9 (0.97%) Android
19 9 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (27.54%) DevOps
2 124 (13.39%) Configuration Management
3 99 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (6.16%) Open Source
6 52 (5.62%) E-Commerce
7 51 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (5.29%) ITIL
9 43 (4.64%) High Availability
10 39 (4.21%) Load Balancing
11 36 (3.89%) Analytics
12 35 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
14 32 (3.46%) Migration
15 31 (3.35%) Problem Management
16 27 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
17 22 (2.38%) ERP
17 22 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
18 21 (2.27%) Asset Management
18 21 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (29.37%) Python
2 258 (27.86%) Bash Shell
3 173 (18.68%) Perl
4 140 (15.12%) SQL
5 135 (14.58%) PHP
6 122 (13.17%) PowerShell
7 110 (11.88%) Ruby
8 99 (10.69%) Shell Script
9 86 (9.29%) Java
10 28 (3.02%) C++
11 25 (2.70%) C
12 19 (2.05%) C#
13 15 (1.62%) VB
14 13 (1.40%) Korn
15 9 (0.97%) AWK
16 8 (0.86%) VBScript
17 5 (0.54%) Scala
18 4 (0.43%) sed
18 4 (0.43%) Tcl
18 4 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (7.88%) Degree
2 48 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (3.56%) CCNA
4 33 (3.56%) MCP
5 29 (3.13%) MCSE
6 23 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.40%) Security Cleared
8 11 (1.19%) CCNP
9 10 (1.08%) RHCE
10 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.86%) MCSA
12 6 (0.65%) MCDBA
12 6 (0.65%) MCITP
13 5 (0.54%) RHCT
14 4 (0.43%) CCA
14 4 (0.43%) CFA
14 4 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.81%) SLA
2 20 (2.16%) QA
3 13 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.32%) BS7799
7 2 (0.22%) GAAP
8 1 (0.11%) DICOM
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 240 (25.92%) Active Directory
2 235 (25.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (9.40%) Docker
4 84 (9.07%) vSphere
5 69 (7.45%) KVM
6 65 (7.02%) NFS
7 53 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (4.64%) Hyper-V
9 32 (3.46%) Xen
10 28 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (2.48%) Varnish
12 18 (1.94%) XenApp
13 16 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (1.62%) Corosync
15 12 (1.30%) GlusterFS
16 11 (1.19%) Samba
17 10 (1.08%) Postfix
17 10 (1.08%) Terminal Services
18 9 (0.97%) iptables
19 7 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 298 (32.18%) Puppet
2 174 (18.79%) Opscode Chef
3 156 (16.85%) Nagios
4 155 (16.74%) Ansible
5 87 (9.40%) SCCM
6 54 (5.83%) HAProxy
7 43 (4.64%) ZABBIX
8 34 (3.67%) SCOM
9 27 (2.92%) NetBackup
10 23 (2.48%) Cacti
10 23 (2.48%) Salt
11 20 (2.16%) logstash
12 17 (1.84%) Backup Exec
13 14 (1.51%) Kubernetes
14 13 (1.40%) yum
15 10 (1.08%) CFEngine
15 10 (1.08%) Pacemaker
16 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
17 8 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
17 8 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 393 (42.44%) VMware
2 235 (25.38%) Microsoft
3 216 (23.33%) Red Hat
4 138 (14.90%) Cisco
5 82 (8.86%) Citrix
6 62 (6.70%) HP
7 59 (6.37%) NetApp
8 52 (5.62%) Oracle
9 49 (5.29%) Rackspace
10 46 (4.97%) Dell
11 39 (4.21%) CheckPoint
12 34 (3.67%) Google
13 25 (2.70%) Splunk
13 25 (2.70%) Veeam
14 22 (2.38%) EMC
14 22 (2.38%) Symantec
15 21 (2.27%) IBM
16 19 (2.05%) webMethods
17 18 (1.94%) SonicWALL
18 17 (1.84%) Apple
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £350000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000- 36,000 + Outstanding benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £65K + bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
St Josephs Hospice
Salary: Band 6 £31,562 - £41,630 per annum inclusive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum 45-65K + Bonus + Private health care + Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago