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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 225 234 199
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 454 551 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.41% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 372 498 566
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,715 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
32088 38970 39692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.87% 96.18% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27226 33535 33783
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -1 49 £50,000 - 7
Croydon +22 14 £48,750 +21.87%
Uxbridge +3 12 £47,500 +63.79%
Chiswick - 7 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £73,250 -
Wembley - 2 £32,500 -
Barnet - 1 £34,983 -
Edgware - 1 £29,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Hendon - 1 £34,983 -
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £62,500 -
Systems Administrator
England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 658 (69.34%) Linux
2 444 (46.79%) Windows
3 330 (34.77%) VMware
4 325 (34.25%) Puppet
5 283 (29.82%) Windows Server
6 244 (25.71%) Red Hat
7 234 (24.66%) Active Directory
8 233 (24.55%) Bash Shell
9 230 (24.24%) DevOps
10 228 (24.03%) Microsoft
11 210 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
12 208 (21.92%) Opscode Chef
13 196 (20.65%) CentOS
14 189 (19.92%) Finance
15 185 (19.49%) Apache
16 182 (19.18%) Ansible
17 180 (18.97%) Python
18 175 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
19 160 (16.86%) PowerShell
20 158 (16.65%) Perl
21 157 (16.54%) Firewall
21 157 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
22 155 (16.33%) MySQL
22 155 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 155 (16.33%) Ubuntu
23 153 (16.12%) DNS
24 137 (14.44%) Unix
25 130 (13.70%) LAMP
26 127 (13.38%) Configuration Management
26 127 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 185 (19.49%) Apache
2 106 (11.17%) MS Exchange
3 97 (10.22%) Tomcat
4 78 (8.22%) IIS
5 62 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 55 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 44 (4.64%) nginx
8 31 (3.27%) SharePoint
9 23 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.79%) Confluence
10 17 (1.79%) Hubot
11 16 (1.69%) JBoss
11 16 (1.69%) Skype for Business
12 15 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (1.26%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.84%) Site Server
15 5 (0.53%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.42%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) Autodesk Flame
3 3 (0.32%) Autodesk Smoke
3 3 (0.32%) Baselight
3 3 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) HFM
2 5 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.21%) Misys Equation
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.11%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 210 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (7.90%) Office 365
3 64 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (4.43%) SaaS
5 20 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.79%) IaaS
7 17 (1.79%) Slack
8 16 (1.69%) PaaS
9 13 (1.37%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.95%) GitHub
13 5 (0.53%) Heroku
13 5 (0.53%) Route 53
14 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.32%) Boomi
15 3 (0.32%) Datadog
16 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 157 (16.54%) Firewall
2 153 (16.12%) DNS
3 114 (12.01%) TCP/IP
4 110 (11.59%) SAN
5 87 (9.17%) VPN
6 80 (8.43%) LAN
7 77 (8.11%) WAN
8 70 (7.38%) DHCP
9 69 (7.27%) NAS
10 47 (4.95%) Internet
11 37 (3.90%) LDAP
12 36 (3.79%) VLAN
13 34 (3.58%) VoIP
14 31 (3.27%) iSCSI
15 27 (2.85%) HTTP
16 25 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (2.42%) Wireless
18 22 (2.32%) Asterisk PBX
19 20 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
20 18 (1.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (16.33%) MySQL
2 75 (7.90%) SQL Server
3 31 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 30 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.37%) Redis
8 12 (1.26%) Big Data
9 10 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.95%) BigQuery
10 9 (0.95%) Hyperion Smart View
10 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 7 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.63%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.63%) GIS
13 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (13.28%) Jenkins
2 44 (4.64%) JIRA
3 36 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 35 (3.69%) Subversion
5 25 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.95%) Bundler
6 9 (0.95%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.74%) GitLab
7 7 (0.74%) Travis CI
7 7 (0.74%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.32%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.11%) GoCD
10 1 (0.11%) Gradle
10 1 (0.11%) Hudson
10 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 189 (19.92%) Finance
2 86 (9.06%) Telecoms
3 66 (6.95%) Banking
4 29 (3.06%) Law
4 29 (3.06%) Marketing
5 28 (2.95%) Retail
6 19 (2.00%) Publishing
7 18 (1.90%) Games
8 17 (1.79%) Advertising
9 11 (1.16%) Back Office
10 9 (0.95%) Legal
10 9 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.32%) Front Office
11 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.32%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (13.70%) LAMP
2 98 (10.33%) Web Services
3 34 (3.58%) .NET
4 33 (3.48%) LEMP Stack
5 29 (3.06%) HTML
6 26 (2.74%) Node.js
7 13 (1.37%) Memcached
7 13 (1.37%) Middleware
8 12 (1.26%) CSS
9 11 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (1.05%) Ajax
10 10 (1.05%) JSF
10 10 (1.05%) XHTML
11 9 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (0.63%) 802.1X
13 5 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
14 4 (0.42%) Java EE
14 4 (0.42%) JMS
14 4 (0.42%) Kafka
15 3 (0.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 45 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.79%) Hedge funds
4 34 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.53%) Fat Client
5 24 (2.53%) Fintech
5 24 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 18 (1.90%) Clustering
7 13 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.26%) Replication
8 12 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 7 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.74%) Wiki
11 6 (0.63%) AS400
11 6 (0.63%) CMDB
11 6 (0.63%) Online Gambling
11 6 (0.63%) PKI
12 5 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 658 (69.34%) Linux
2 444 (46.79%) Windows
3 283 (29.82%) Windows Server
4 196 (20.65%) CentOS
5 157 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 155 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 155 (16.33%) Ubuntu
7 137 (14.44%) Unix
8 127 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (5.48%) Debian
10 42 (4.43%) Windows 7
11 36 (3.79%) Mac OS X
12 33 (3.48%) Windows 10
13 32 (3.37%) SUSE
14 24 (2.53%) Solaris
15 22 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (2.21%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.63%) AIX
17 6 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (24.24%) DevOps
2 127 (13.38%) Configuration Management
3 86 (9.06%) Open Source
4 76 (8.01%) ITIL
5 70 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (7.38%) E-Commerce
6 58 (6.11%) Load Balancing
7 56 (5.90%) Project Management
8 50 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (4.43%) High Availability
11 32 (3.37%) Patch Management
12 26 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (2.63%) Security Management
14 24 (2.53%) Service Management
15 23 (2.42%) Analytics
15 23 (2.42%) Migration
16 22 (2.32%) Change Control
16 22 (2.32%) Server Building
16 22 (2.32%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 233 (24.55%) Bash Shell
2 180 (18.97%) Python
3 160 (16.86%) PowerShell
4 158 (16.65%) Perl
5 120 (12.64%) SQL
6 77 (8.11%) PHP
7 73 (7.69%) Ruby
8 65 (6.85%) Java
9 50 (5.27%) Shell Script
10 37 (3.90%) C#
11 31 (3.27%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.48%) C
13 12 (1.26%) VB
14 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.53%) C++
15 5 (0.53%) VBScript
16 4 (0.42%) Korn
16 4 (0.42%) R
17 3 (0.32%) Clipper
17 3 (0.32%) Go
Qualifications
1 87 (9.17%) Degree
2 45 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (4.32%) CCNA
5 27 (2.85%) MCSE
6 25 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 21 (2.21%) MCSA
8 19 (2.00%) MCP
9 15 (1.58%) MCITP
10 11 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.84%) CISM
11 8 (0.84%) CISSP
12 7 (0.74%) CCA
12 7 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.63%) LPIC
14 5 (0.53%) CCNP
14 5 (0.53%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.32%) MCTS
15 3 (0.32%) RHCE
16 2 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.74%) PCI DSS
2 23 (2.42%) QA
3 19 (2.00%) SLA
4 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 234 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 175 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (10.33%) Docker
4 84 (8.85%) Hyper-V
5 53 (5.58%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (4.11%) vSphere
7 33 (3.48%) NFS
8 26 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (2.63%) XenServer
10 22 (2.32%) VMware Server
11 19 (2.00%) Varnish
11 19 (2.00%) VMware ESX
11 19 (2.00%) Xen
12 13 (1.37%) Firmware
12 13 (1.37%) iptables
12 13 (1.37%) KVM
13 10 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.84%) LXC
14 8 (0.84%) vCloud
14 8 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 325 (34.25%) Puppet
2 208 (21.92%) Opscode Chef
3 182 (19.18%) Ansible
4 94 (9.91%) Nagios
5 77 (8.11%) SCCM
6 60 (6.32%) Salt
7 24 (2.53%) WSUS
8 21 (2.21%) Control-M
8 21 (2.21%) OpenView
9 17 (1.79%) Cacti
10 15 (1.58%) Backup Exec
11 14 (1.48%) Kubernetes
12 13 (1.37%) NetBackup
13 12 (1.26%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
14 11 (1.16%) Cobbler
14 11 (1.16%) Rundeck
14 11 (1.16%) SCOM
14 11 (1.16%) Terraform
15 10 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 330 (34.77%) VMware
2 244 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 228 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 120 (12.64%) Cisco
5 72 (7.59%) Oracle
6 60 (6.32%) Citrix
6 60 (6.32%) HP
7 36 (3.79%) EMC
8 32 (3.37%) Dell
9 29 (3.06%) Avaya
9 29 (3.06%) NetApp
10 28 (2.95%) Juniper
10 28 (2.95%) Veeam
11 25 (2.63%) Rackspace
12 24 (2.53%) Apple
13 21 (2.21%) Symantec
14 18 (1.90%) Qualys
15 17 (1.79%) IBM
16 16 (1.69%) Veritas
17 15 (1.58%) CommVault
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Feral Interactive Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and Discounts!! :)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £35,884 - 43,052 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
University of London
Salary: From £42,278 to £43,477 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago