The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 148 208 177
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 48 36 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 0.59% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.62% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 45
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3928 5829 5663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.04% 96.05% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 4757 3875
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Reading +40 22 £42,000 -1.17% 4
Slough - 15 £60,000 -
Newbury +31 6 £33,000 +1.53%
Thatcham - 2 £29,000 -
Windsor +4 1 £60,500 +101.66%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Berkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 60 (65.93%) Linux
2 51 (56.04%) VMware
3 41 (45.05%) Windows
4 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 27 (29.67%) Python
6 26 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (27.47%) Puppet
7 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
7 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
8 24 (26.37%) Perl
9 22 (24.18%) ITIL
9 22 (24.18%) Apache
9 22 (24.18%) vSphere
10 21 (23.08%) DevOps
11 19 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
12 18 (19.78%) Nagios
13 17 (18.68%) PHP
14 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
14 16 (17.58%) Red Hat
14 16 (17.58%) Cisco
15 15 (16.48%) MySQL
16 14 (15.38%) Finance
17 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
18 12 (13.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
19 11 (12.09%) Cacti
19 11 (12.09%) nginx

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (24.18%) Apache
2 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
3 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.09%) nginx
4 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.79%) IIS
6 6 (6.59%) Drupal
7 5 (5.49%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) AutoCAD
2 4 (4.40%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Infor M3
1 4 (4.40%) Movex
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (12.09%) Office 365
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.49%) SaaS
4 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) DHCP
1 10 (10.99%) DNS
2 8 (8.79%) SAN
3 7 (7.69%) Firewall
3 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.40%) VPN
5 3 (3.30%) VLAN
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.20%) FTP
6 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.20%) SSL
7 1 (1.10%) IPsec
7 1 (1.10%) Junos
7 1 (1.10%) LDAP
7 1 (1.10%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MySQL
2 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.20%) Ant
3 2 (2.20%) Redmine
3 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) LAMP
2 7 (7.69%) Web Services
3 5 (5.49%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (5.49%) Sensu
4 1 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) JSON
4 1 (1.10%) Memcached
4 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) AS400
4 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.93%) Linux
2 41 (45.05%) Windows
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.99%) CentOS
6 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.59%) Debian
8 6 (6.59%) Unix
9 3 (3.30%) Solaris
9 3 (3.30%) zOS
10 1 (1.10%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) ITIL
2 21 (23.08%) DevOps
3 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.69%) Open Source
5 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.49%) Open Source Development
6 5 (5.49%) Service Management
7 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.40%) CAD
7 4 (4.40%) ERP
7 4 (4.40%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.30%) Logistics
8 3 (3.30%) Online Marketing
9 2 (2.20%) Change Control
9 2 (2.20%) Change Management
9 2 (2.20%) High Availability
9 2 (2.20%) ITSM
9 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.67%) Python
2 24 (26.37%) Perl
3 19 (20.88%) Bash Shell
4 17 (18.68%) PHP
5 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.49%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (10.99%) MCITP
2 10 (10.99%) MCP
2 10 (10.99%) MCSA
2 10 (10.99%) MCSE
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.59%) RHCE
5 5 (5.49%) Degree
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
6 3 (3.30%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (27.47%) Active Directory
3 22 (24.18%) vSphere
4 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.59%) Varnish
6 5 (5.49%) GlusterFS
7 4 (4.40%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.20%) KVM
8 2 (2.20%) Postfix
8 2 (2.20%) qmail
8 2 (2.20%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.20%) vCloud
8 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.20%) XenServer
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) Puppet
2 19 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (19.78%) Nagios
4 11 (12.09%) Cacti
5 7 (7.69%) Ansible
6 5 (5.49%) Ganglia
6 5 (5.49%) OpenView
6 5 (5.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.30%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.30%) cPanel
7 3 (3.30%) Salt
8 2 (2.20%) Plesk
8 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.10%) Graphite
9 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.10%) Kibana
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.10%) Pingdom
9 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) VMware
2 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.58%) Cisco
3 16 (17.58%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.69%) arcserve
4 7 (7.69%) Splunk
5 5 (5.49%) BMC
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
6 3 (3.30%) Sun
7 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.20%) EMC
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.20%) Zerto
8 1 (1.10%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.10%) Qualys
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.10%) Veeam
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