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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 197 204 163
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 684 749 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.52% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.62% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 603 702 718
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
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 £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 166 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Kingston Upon Thames -5 10 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Dagenham - 9 £29,750 - 1
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Wembley - 3 £37,500 -
Harrow +10 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Ealing - 1 £52,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 907 (67.59%) Linux
2 646 (48.14%) Windows
3 539 (40.16%) VMware
4 434 (32.34%) Red Hat
5 374 (27.87%) Puppet
6 363 (27.05%) MySQL
7 341 (25.41%) Python
8 336 (25.04%) Active Directory
9 331 (24.66%) Bash Shell
10 307 (22.88%) DNS
11 305 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 304 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 303 (22.58%) Perl
14 286 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 282 (21.01%) Apache
16 269 (20.04%) DevOps
17 266 (19.82%) Finance
18 261 (19.45%) CentOS
19 258 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
20 253 (18.85%) SQL
21 249 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
22 248 (18.48%) UNIX
23 239 (17.81%) SAN
24 232 (17.29%) Ubuntu
25 225 (16.77%) Nagios
26 215 (16.02%) SQL Server
27 213 (15.87%) Cisco
28 212 (15.80%) Firewall
29 211 (15.72%) Ruby
30 210 (15.65%) Opscode Chef

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 282 (21.01%) Apache
2 187 (13.93%) Tomcat
3 183 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 162 (12.07%) IIS
5 134 (9.99%) nginx
6 110 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 51 (3.80%) OpenStack
8 50 (3.73%) SharePoint
9 46 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 35 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (2.31%) JBoss
12 30 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 30 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 26 (1.94%) Lync
14 25 (1.86%) Confluence
15 16 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.82%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.82%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 178 (13.26%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.15%) Maya
4 1 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) Sophis RISQUE
1 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.52%) Agresso
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 4 (0.30%) HFM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.15%) Cordys
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.075%) RMDS
6 1 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.075%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.075%) Magento
6 1 (0.075%) Servitor
6 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.075%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 249 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.53%) Office 365
5 32 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.24%) Amazon S3
7 28 (2.09%) IaaS
8 27 (2.01%) SaaS
8 27 (2.01%) Route 53
9 26 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.34%) PaaS
12 14 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
13 11 (0.82%) GitHub
14 9 (0.67%) Joyent
15 8 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.60%) SoftLayer
16 7 (0.52%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 307 (22.88%) DNS
2 239 (17.81%) SAN
3 212 (15.80%) Firewall
4 198 (14.75%) TCP/IP
5 143 (10.66%) VPN
6 135 (10.06%) DHCP
7 102 (7.60%) LAN
8 84 (6.26%) LDAP
9 82 (6.11%) NAS
10 73 (5.44%) HTTP
11 69 (5.14%) WAN
12 65 (4.84%) Internet
13 63 (4.69%) SMTP
14 58 (4.32%) iSCSI
15 46 (3.43%) VoIP
16 40 (2.98%) VLAN
17 39 (2.91%) SSH
18 38 (2.83%) FTP
19 31 (2.31%) SSL
19 31 (2.31%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (27.05%) MySQL
2 215 (16.02%) SQL Server
3 75 (5.59%) MongoDB
4 74 (5.51%) NoSQL
5 62 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (2.68%) Redis
8 30 (2.24%) MariaDB
9 26 (1.94%) Hadoop
10 24 (1.79%) Big Data
11 23 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.71%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.04%) Couchbase
15 14 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.89%) QlikView
17 11 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (0.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 111 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 108 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 79 (5.89%) Subversion
4 49 (3.65%) JIRA
5 26 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (1.34%) Maven
6 18 (1.34%) Ant
7 11 (0.82%) Hudson
8 9 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.45%) FishEye
9 6 (0.45%) Emacs
10 4 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.30%) Gradle
10 4 (0.30%) Gerrit
10 4 (0.30%) GDB
11 3 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.075%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.075%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.075%) dbdeploy
12 1 (0.075%) Visual Studio
General
1 266 (19.82%) Finance
2 86 (6.41%) Games
3 77 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 65 (4.84%) Banking
5 63 (4.69%) Law
6 36 (2.68%) Advertising
7 35 (2.61%) Retail
8 32 (2.38%) Marketing
9 29 (2.16%) Publishing
10 27 (2.01%) Investment Banking
11 25 (1.86%) Legal
12 13 (0.97%) Billing
13 12 (0.89%) French Language
14 11 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.75%) Back Office
16 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
19 2 (0.15%) iGaming
19 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (7.30%) Web Services
2 90 (6.71%) LAMP
3 56 (4.17%) .NET
4 43 (3.20%) Memcached
5 25 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
6 24 (1.79%) HTML
7 14 (1.04%) Middleware
7 14 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
8 13 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (0.97%) XML
9 10 (0.75%) JMS
9 10 (0.75%) CSS
10 7 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (0.52%) COM
11 5 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.37%) JSON
11 5 (0.37%) jQuery
12 4 (0.30%) Akka
13 3 (0.22%) Java EE
13 3 (0.22%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.23%) Open Source
2 72 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.32%) Clustering
5 55 (4.10%) Replication
6 33 (2.46%) Hedge funds
7 26 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 22 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.49%) EqualLogic
10 20 (1.49%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 16 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (1.04%) Eurex
13 14 (1.04%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.97%) CESG
15 11 (0.82%) Streaming Video
15 11 (0.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 907 (67.59%) Linux
2 646 (48.14%) Windows
3 286 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 261 (19.45%) CentOS
5 258 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 248 (18.48%) UNIX
7 232 (17.29%) Ubuntu
8 170 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 157 (11.70%) Debian
10 86 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (6.26%) Solaris
12 78 (5.81%) Windows 7
13 51 (3.80%) Mac OS X
14 37 (2.76%) Windows 8
15 31 (2.31%) Fedora
15 31 (2.31%) Windows XP
16 28 (2.09%) SUSE
17 15 (1.12%) Android
18 13 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (20.04%) DevOps
2 172 (12.82%) E-Commerce
3 166 (12.37%) Configuration Management
4 137 (10.21%) ITIL
5 110 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (7.45%) Load Balancing
7 69 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 50 (3.73%) Project Management
10 43 (3.20%) Migration
11 36 (2.68%) Change Control
12 34 (2.53%) Change Management
13 30 (2.24%) Time Management
14 28 (2.09%) CRM
15 25 (1.86%) DRM
15 25 (1.86%) Capacity Planning
16 22 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
16 22 (1.64%) Business Continuity
17 21 (1.56%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 341 (25.41%) Python
2 331 (24.66%) Bash Shell
3 303 (22.58%) Perl
4 253 (18.85%) SQL
5 211 (15.72%) Ruby
6 175 (13.04%) Java
7 170 (12.67%) PHP
8 156 (11.62%) Shell Script
9 136 (10.13%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.38%) C
11 30 (2.24%) JavaScript
12 27 (2.01%) VBScript
13 16 (1.19%) AWK
14 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.04%) sed
15 14 (1.04%) C++
16 12 (0.89%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.75%) C#
18 9 (0.67%) Scala
19 8 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 132 (9.84%) Degree
2 66 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (3.35%) MCSE
5 44 (3.28%) CCNA
6 28 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (1.94%) MCSA
8 18 (1.34%) RHCE
9 15 (1.12%) MCP
10 14 (1.04%) MCITP
11 12 (0.89%) MCTS
12 7 (0.52%) CCNP
13 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.45%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.30%) VCAP
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
15 3 (0.22%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.22%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.06%) SLA
2 34 (2.53%) QA
3 22 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 336 (25.04%) Active Directory
2 304 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (7.60%) vSphere
4 76 (5.66%) NFS
5 70 (5.22%) Hyper-V
6 57 (4.25%) Varnish
7 53 (3.95%) VMware ESX
7 53 (3.95%) Docker
8 49 (3.65%) XenApp
9 46 (3.43%) Xen
10 35 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (2.53%) XenServer
11 34 (2.53%) KVM
12 20 (1.49%) Postfix
12 20 (1.49%) Samba
13 19 (1.42%) Terminal Services
14 14 (1.04%) Squid
14 14 (1.04%) iptables
15 12 (0.89%) LXC
16 11 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 374 (27.87%) Puppet
2 225 (16.77%) Nagios
3 210 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (5.07%) ZABBIX
5 59 (4.40%) Ansible
6 51 (3.80%) Cacti
7 41 (3.06%) SCCM
7 41 (3.06%) SCOM
8 36 (2.68%) Salt
9 31 (2.31%) WSUS
10 28 (2.09%) Tivoli
10 28 (2.09%) logstash
11 27 (2.01%) Graphite
12 25 (1.86%) Vagrant
13 22 (1.64%) CFEngine
14 18 (1.34%) Backup Exec
14 18 (1.34%) Icinga
15 17 (1.27%) Ganglia
16 16 (1.19%) SELinux
17 15 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 539 (40.16%) VMware
2 434 (32.34%) Red Hat
3 305 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 213 (15.87%) Cisco
5 112 (8.35%) Oracle
6 103 (7.68%) HP
7 90 (6.71%) Citrix
8 76 (5.66%) NetApp
9 67 (4.99%) EMC
10 40 (2.98%) F5
10 40 (2.98%) Rackspace
11 35 (2.61%) Dell
12 34 (2.53%) Juniper
13 32 (2.38%) Riverbed
14 30 (2.24%) Veritas
15 29 (2.16%) SolarWinds
16 28 (2.09%) Veeam
17 27 (2.01%) Percona
18 26 (1.94%) Sun
19 25 (1.86%) Symantec
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dagenham, Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 36 Days Leave, Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum + OT, on-call + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago