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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 183 172 163
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 728 753 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.67% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.79% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 665 669 802
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
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 £32,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +18 149 £46,000 - 24
Kingston Upon Thames +8 22 £37,500 - 1
Harrow -10 8 - - 2
Uxbridge - 7 £37,500 -
West Drayton - 3 £42,500 -
Surbiton -3 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1043 (75.09%) Linux
2 666 (47.95%) Windows
3 506 (36.43%) Puppet
4 468 (33.69%) VMware
5 435 (31.32%) Python
6 405 (29.16%) MySQL
7 358 (25.77%) Red Hat
8 345 (24.84%) DevOps
9 322 (23.18%) Perl
10 318 (22.89%) Bash Shell
11 317 (22.82%) Active Directory
12 310 (22.32%) Opscode Chef
13 305 (21.96%) Apache
14 294 (21.17%) Ubuntu
15 284 (20.45%) DNS
16 270 (19.44%) Java
17 266 (19.15%) SQL
18 263 (18.93%) Nagios
18 263 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 262 (18.86%) Ruby
20 258 (18.57%) CentOS
21 252 (18.14%) TCP/IP
22 248 (17.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 247 (17.78%) UNIX
24 241 (17.35%) Microsoft
25 226 (16.27%) PHP
25 226 (16.27%) Tomcat
26 223 (16.05%) SQL Server
27 208 (14.97%) E-Commerce
28 195 (14.04%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (21.96%) Apache
2 226 (16.27%) Tomcat
3 170 (12.24%) nginx
4 167 (12.02%) IIS
5 113 (8.14%) MS Exchange
6 61 (4.39%) SharePoint
7 49 (3.53%) OpenStack
8 48 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 36 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
11 34 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 34 (2.45%) Jetty
12 31 (2.23%) WebLogic
13 26 (1.87%) Lync
14 23 (1.66%) CMS
15 22 (1.58%) Apache Solr
16 21 (1.51%) Node.js
17 18 (1.30%) Drupal
18 16 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
18 16 (1.15%) CloudStack
Applications
1 158 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.072%) FastStats
5 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.072%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.072%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.072%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.58%) HFM
2 8 (0.58%) Magento
3 5 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.22%) Agresso
4 3 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.072%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 159 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.54%) SaaS
3 49 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (1.66%) Office 365
7 22 (1.58%) Amazon S3
8 21 (1.51%) Rackspace Cloud
9 20 (1.44%) GitHub
10 12 (0.86%) PaaS
11 9 (0.65%) Joyent
12 7 (0.50%) IaaS
13 4 (0.29%) Heroku
14 3 (0.22%) Route 53
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.072%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 284 (20.45%) DNS
2 252 (18.14%) TCP/IP
3 195 (14.04%) Firewall
4 171 (12.31%) SAN
5 123 (8.86%) LAN
6 103 (7.42%) DHCP
7 94 (6.77%) VPN
8 87 (6.26%) LDAP
9 75 (5.40%) WAN
10 70 (5.04%) HTTP
11 63 (4.54%) SMTP
12 58 (4.18%) NAS
13 52 (3.74%) VoIP
14 46 (3.31%) Internet
15 45 (3.24%) FTP
16 44 (3.17%) SSH
17 39 (2.81%) SSL
18 38 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (2.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (29.16%) MySQL
2 223 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 184 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
4 111 (7.99%) MongoDB
5 108 (7.78%) Redis
6 93 (6.70%) NoSQL
7 86 (6.19%) Hadoop
8 84 (6.05%) Big Data
9 39 (2.81%) Relational Database
10 31 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.79%) Couchbase
15 11 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 162 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 144 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 100 (7.20%) Subversion
4 49 (3.53%) JIRA
5 25 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 24 (1.73%) Mercurial
7 22 (1.58%) Maven
8 15 (1.08%) Hudson
9 10 (0.72%) Ant
10 8 (0.58%) CruiseControl
10 8 (0.58%) Selenium
11 7 (0.50%) Juju
11 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.29%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.29%) Emacs
13 4 (0.29%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 157 (11.30%) Finance
2 56 (4.03%) Games
3 52 (3.74%) Advertising
4 47 (3.38%) Banking
5 39 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.74%) Law
7 32 (2.30%) Publishing
8 29 (2.09%) Marketing
9 17 (1.22%) Legal
10 16 (1.15%) Retail
11 13 (0.94%) French Language
11 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.29%) 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 (11.59%) LAMP
2 112 (8.06%) Web Services
3 55 (3.96%) .NET
4 32 (2.30%) Django
5 31 (2.23%) Memcached
6 29 (2.09%) XML
7 24 (1.73%) CSS
8 22 (1.58%) Middleware
9 21 (1.51%) HTML
10 19 (1.37%) Java EE
11 18 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (1.22%) JSON
13 16 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (0.94%) Sphinx
15 11 (0.79%) Symfony
16 9 (0.65%) AngularJS
16 9 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
17 8 (0.58%) Ajax
18 7 (0.50%) RESTful
18 7 (0.50%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 164 (11.81%) Open Source
2 76 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.26%) Clustering
4 60 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 43 (3.10%) Replication
6 40 (2.88%) Social Media
7 29 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.22%) iPad
9 17 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.22%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (1.01%) Derivative
10 14 (1.01%) Online Games
11 12 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.72%) Streaming Video
12 10 (0.72%) Spread Betting
12 10 (0.72%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.50%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1043 (75.09%) Linux
2 666 (47.95%) Windows
3 294 (21.17%) Ubuntu
4 258 (18.57%) CentOS
5 248 (17.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 247 (17.78%) UNIX
7 192 (13.82%) Debian
8 184 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 113 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 112 (8.06%) Solaris
11 82 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 62 (4.46%) Windows 7
13 44 (3.17%) Android
14 41 (2.95%) Mac OS X
15 36 (2.59%) SUSE
16 30 (2.16%) Windows 8
17 26 (1.87%) Apple iOS
18 24 (1.73%) OpenBSD
19 23 (1.66%) AIX
20 21 (1.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (24.84%) DevOps
2 208 (14.97%) E-Commerce
3 145 (10.44%) Configuration Management
4 143 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (10.15%) ITIL
6 101 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
7 91 (6.55%) Load Balancing
8 89 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (3.17%) Problem Management
11 40 (2.88%) Migration
12 34 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
13 33 (2.38%) Time Management
14 32 (2.30%) Service Management
15 31 (2.23%) Project Management
16 27 (1.94%) Analytics
17 26 (1.87%) Performance Management
18 25 (1.80%) Capacity Management
19 24 (1.73%) Network Design
20 23 (1.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 435 (31.32%) Python
2 322 (23.18%) Perl
3 318 (22.89%) Bash Shell
4 270 (19.44%) Java
5 266 (19.15%) SQL
6 262 (18.86%) Ruby
7 226 (16.27%) PHP
8 111 (7.99%) Shell Script
9 87 (6.26%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.45%) AWK
11 32 (2.30%) JavaScript
12 28 (2.02%) C#
13 25 (1.80%) Korn
14 22 (1.58%) C
14 22 (1.58%) Scala
15 20 (1.44%) sed
16 13 (0.94%) VBScript
17 9 (0.65%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.58%) C++
19 5 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 167 (12.02%) Degree
2 88 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (4.25%) MCSE
4 51 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (3.46%) CCNA
6 43 (3.10%) MCSA
7 34 (2.45%) RHCE
8 18 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.22%) MCP
9 17 (1.22%) MCTS
10 15 (1.08%) LPIC
10 15 (1.08%) Linux+ Certification
11 9 (0.65%) MCT
11 9 (0.65%) ACCA
11 9 (0.65%) CIMA
12 8 (0.58%) MCITP
13 7 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.43%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.43%) CCENT
15 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.18%) QA
2 29 (2.09%) SLA
3 25 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 317 (22.82%) Active Directory
2 263 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (7.42%) Xen
4 102 (7.34%) KVM
5 77 (5.54%) Hyper-V
6 73 (5.26%) NFS
7 69 (4.97%) Varnish
8 59 (4.25%) vSphere
9 33 (2.38%) Samba
10 32 (2.30%) Postfix
11 22 (1.58%) Sendmail
12 20 (1.44%) XenApp
12 20 (1.44%) Docker
13 18 (1.30%) Snort
13 18 (1.30%) XenServer
14 14 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.86%) VirtualBox
16 11 (0.79%) Ceph
17 9 (0.65%) VMware ESX
18 6 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 506 (36.43%) Puppet
2 310 (22.32%) Opscode Chef
3 263 (18.93%) Nagios
4 75 (5.40%) Ansible
5 74 (5.33%) Cacti
6 57 (4.10%) Salt
7 50 (3.60%) ZABBIX
8 40 (2.88%) logstash
9 39 (2.81%) SCOM
9 39 (2.81%) Vagrant
10 37 (2.66%) Ganglia
11 34 (2.45%) HAProxy
12 33 (2.38%) SCCM
13 21 (1.51%) Zenoss
14 20 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
14 20 (1.44%) CFEngine
15 19 (1.37%) WSUS
16 18 (1.30%) NetBackup
16 18 (1.30%) Tivoli
17 16 (1.15%) Icinga
Vendors
1 468 (33.69%) VMware
2 358 (25.77%) Red Hat
3 241 (17.35%) Microsoft
4 177 (12.74%) Cisco
5 113 (8.14%) Oracle
6 109 (7.85%) HP
7 62 (4.46%) JBoss
8 60 (4.32%) Citrix
9 53 (3.82%) Rackspace
10 36 (2.59%) EMC
11 35 (2.52%) Dell
11 35 (2.52%) IBM
12 33 (2.38%) NetApp
13 32 (2.30%) Symantec
14 27 (1.94%) Juniper
15 20 (1.44%) Adobe
15 20 (1.44%) Apple
15 20 (1.44%) SaltStack
16 19 (1.37%) Riverbed
16 19 (1.37%) Splunk
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ShareForce Staffing Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday