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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 179 173 156
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 762 757 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.67% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.77% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 686 672 834
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
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 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 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 24 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
(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 +24 165 £45,000 -3.22% 18
Kingston Upon Thames +4 18 £37,500 - 2
Uxbridge - 8 £37,500 -
Harrow - 7 - - 1
Wimbledon - 5 £55,000 -
Surbiton +1 4 £58,750 +17.50%
West Drayton - 2 £42,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 1085 (75.77%) Linux
2 695 (48.53%) Windows
3 513 (35.82%) Puppet
4 487 (34.01%) VMware
5 446 (31.15%) Python
6 417 (29.12%) MySQL
7 387 (27.03%) Red Hat
8 349 (24.37%) Perl
9 342 (23.88%) Bash Shell
10 337 (23.53%) DevOps
11 328 (22.91%) Apache
12 312 (21.79%) Opscode Chef
13 298 (20.81%) Active Directory
14 289 (20.18%) DNS
15 280 (19.55%) UNIX
16 277 (19.34%) CentOS
17 275 (19.20%) Nagios
17 275 (19.20%) Ubuntu
18 274 (19.13%) Java
19 273 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 271 (18.92%) Ruby
21 264 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 260 (18.16%) SQL
23 252 (17.60%) TCP/IP
24 247 (17.25%) Tomcat
25 235 (16.41%) E-Commerce
26 233 (16.27%) Microsoft
26 233 (16.27%) PHP
27 228 (15.92%) SQL Server
28 205 (14.32%) Firewall

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 328 (22.91%) Apache
2 247 (17.25%) Tomcat
3 178 (12.43%) nginx
4 176 (12.29%) IIS
5 96 (6.70%) MS Exchange
6 69 (4.82%) JBoss
7 56 (3.91%) SharePoint
8 52 (3.63%) OpenStack
9 45 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 35 (2.44%) Jetty
11 32 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 31 (2.16%) WebLogic
13 29 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
14 26 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
15 25 (1.75%) Lync
16 24 (1.68%) CMS
17 19 (1.33%) Node.js
17 19 (1.33%) Apache Solr
18 17 (1.19%) Drupal
19 16 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 156 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.070%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.070%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.070%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.070%) FastStats
4 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.56%) Agresso
2 8 (0.56%) Magento
3 6 (0.42%) HFM
4 4 (0.28%) Summit
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.070%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 175 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (3.98%) SaaS
4 38 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 26 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
7 20 (1.40%) GitHub
8 18 (1.26%) Office 365
9 14 (0.98%) PaaS
10 9 (0.63%) IaaS
11 7 (0.49%) Route 53
12 5 (0.35%) Joyent
12 5 (0.35%) Heroku
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.070%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 289 (20.18%) DNS
2 252 (17.60%) TCP/IP
3 205 (14.32%) Firewall
4 176 (12.29%) SAN
5 119 (8.31%) LAN
6 103 (7.19%) DHCP
7 85 (5.94%) VPN
8 80 (5.59%) LDAP
9 70 (4.89%) WAN
10 67 (4.68%) HTTP
11 56 (3.91%) SMTP
11 56 (3.91%) Internet
12 55 (3.84%) SSH
13 48 (3.35%) NAS
14 47 (3.28%) VoIP
15 44 (3.07%) FTP
16 42 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (2.51%) SSL
18 31 (2.16%) VLAN
18 31 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (29.12%) MySQL
2 228 (15.92%) SQL Server
3 170 (11.87%) PostgreSQL
4 102 (7.12%) MongoDB
5 95 (6.63%) NoSQL
6 89 (6.22%) Redis
7 79 (5.52%) Hadoop
8 78 (5.45%) Big Data
9 40 (2.79%) Relational Database
10 34 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (1.82%) Oracle Database
14 23 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (1.05%) MariaDB
17 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
19 12 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 10 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 153 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 150 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 101 (7.05%) Subversion
4 50 (3.49%) JIRA
5 23 (1.61%) Maven
6 22 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.47%) Mercurial
8 20 (1.40%) Hudson
9 13 (0.91%) Ant
10 12 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.63%) Selenium
12 7 (0.49%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.49%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.42%) Juju
14 4 (0.28%) Emacs
14 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (0.28%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.28%) Gerrit
15 3 (0.21%) MSBuild
General
1 161 (11.24%) Finance
2 60 (4.19%) Games
3 57 (3.98%) Advertising
4 50 (3.49%) Banking
5 43 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.58%) Marketing
7 35 (2.44%) Law
8 31 (2.16%) Publishing
9 25 (1.75%) Retail
10 13 (0.91%) Legal
10 13 (0.91%) French Language
11 12 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.63%) Back Office
13 5 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.070%) Front Office
16 1 (0.070%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.070%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (10.96%) LAMP
2 130 (9.08%) Web Services
3 57 (3.98%) .NET
4 32 (2.23%) Memcached
5 30 (2.09%) Django
6 28 (1.96%) XML
7 22 (1.54%) Java EE
7 22 (1.54%) Middleware
8 21 (1.47%) CSS
8 21 (1.47%) HTML
9 16 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (0.91%) JSON
12 11 (0.77%) Symfony
13 9 (0.63%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.63%) Sphinx
14 8 (0.56%) Ajax
15 7 (0.49%) Sensu
15 7 (0.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 167 (11.66%) Open Source
2 88 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.10%) Clustering
4 70 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 50 (3.49%) Replication
6 34 (2.37%) Social Media
7 28 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.33%) Blackberry
10 17 (1.19%) iPad
11 15 (1.05%) Online Games
12 14 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.84%) Derivative
13 12 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.70%) Streaming Video
14 10 (0.70%) Spread Betting
15 9 (0.63%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 9 (0.63%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1085 (75.77%) Linux
2 695 (48.53%) Windows
3 280 (19.55%) UNIX
4 277 (19.34%) CentOS
5 275 (19.20%) Ubuntu
6 264 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 191 (13.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 188 (13.13%) Debian
9 112 (7.82%) Solaris
10 106 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 88 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 68 (4.75%) Windows 7
13 42 (2.93%) Mac OS X
14 38 (2.65%) Android
15 35 (2.44%) SUSE
16 29 (2.03%) Windows 8
17 23 (1.61%) Windows XP
18 20 (1.40%) AIX
18 20 (1.40%) OpenBSD
18 20 (1.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (23.53%) DevOps
2 235 (16.41%) E-Commerce
3 161 (11.24%) Configuration Management
4 145 (10.13%) ITIL
5 137 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (7.05%) Performance Tuning
7 98 (6.84%) Load Balancing
8 93 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 84 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (2.93%) Service Management
11 41 (2.86%) Migration
12 40 (2.79%) Problem Management
13 37 (2.58%) Time Management
13 37 (2.58%) Project Management
14 36 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
15 33 (2.30%) Performance Management
16 28 (1.96%) High Availability
16 28 (1.96%) Capacity Management
17 27 (1.89%) Analytics
17 27 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 446 (31.15%) Python
2 349 (24.37%) Perl
3 342 (23.88%) Bash Shell
4 274 (19.13%) Java
5 271 (18.92%) Ruby
6 260 (18.16%) SQL
7 233 (16.27%) PHP
8 120 (8.38%) Shell Script
9 78 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.23%) JavaScript
11 31 (2.16%) AWK
12 29 (2.03%) C#
13 25 (1.75%) C
14 23 (1.61%) Korn
15 19 (1.33%) sed
16 14 (0.98%) Scala
17 10 (0.70%) VBScript
17 10 (0.70%) C++
18 9 (0.63%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 182 (12.71%) Degree
2 77 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (3.70%) MCSE
5 51 (3.56%) CCNA
6 41 (2.86%) MCSA
7 34 (2.37%) RHCE
8 20 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.19%) MCTS
9 17 (1.19%) MCP
10 13 (0.91%) LPIC
10 13 (0.91%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.63%) ACCA
12 9 (0.63%) CIMA
12 9 (0.63%) MCITP
13 8 (0.56%) MCT
14 7 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.42%) CCENT
15 6 (0.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.98%) QA
2 33 (2.30%) SLA
3 25 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 298 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 273 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (7.05%) Xen
4 99 (6.91%) KVM
5 73 (5.10%) Varnish
6 72 (5.03%) NFS
7 65 (4.54%) Hyper-V
8 57 (3.98%) vSphere
9 39 (2.72%) Samba
10 34 (2.37%) Postfix
11 21 (1.47%) Docker
12 20 (1.40%) Sendmail
13 19 (1.33%) XenServer
14 18 (1.26%) XenApp
14 18 (1.26%) Snort
15 12 (0.84%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.70%) VMware ESX
16 10 (0.70%) Ceph
17 9 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 513 (35.82%) Puppet
2 312 (21.79%) Opscode Chef
3 275 (19.20%) Nagios
4 90 (6.28%) Ansible
5 75 (5.24%) Cacti
6 58 (4.05%) Salt
7 54 (3.77%) ZABBIX
8 43 (3.00%) Vagrant
9 41 (2.86%) logstash
10 39 (2.72%) Ganglia
11 36 (2.51%) SCOM
12 34 (2.37%) HAProxy
13 29 (2.03%) SCCM
14 19 (1.33%) NetBackup
15 17 (1.19%) CFEngine
16 16 (1.12%) Zenoss
17 15 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
17 15 (1.05%) Tivoli
17 15 (1.05%) WSUS
18 13 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 487 (34.01%) VMware
2 387 (27.03%) Red Hat
3 233 (16.27%) Microsoft
4 189 (13.20%) Cisco
5 120 (8.38%) Oracle
6 107 (7.47%) HP
7 62 (4.33%) Citrix
8 55 (3.84%) Rackspace
9 39 (2.72%) EMC
10 33 (2.30%) IBM
11 31 (2.16%) NetApp
12 28 (1.96%) Juniper
12 28 (1.96%) Dell
13 27 (1.89%) Symantec
14 25 (1.75%) Splunk
15 21 (1.47%) F5
15 21 (1.47%) Adobe
16 20 (1.40%) Riverbed
17 17 (1.19%) SaltStack
17 17 (1.19%) Veritas
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40-45k + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HSBC Bank Plc - AMS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Salary: From £37,394 to £45,954 per annum + £4,452 London weighting per annum
Posted: 3 days ago