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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 156 169 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 58 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.10% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.15% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 72
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
4338 4868 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.14% 95.39% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3637 3756
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -6 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Slough +9 10 £42,500 +1.79%
Windsor - 6 £43,750 -
Wokingham - 5 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell -2 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 48 (50.00%) Linux
2 44 (45.83%) VMware
3 43 (44.79%) Windows
4 35 (36.46%) Active Directory
5 30 (31.25%) DNS
6 29 (30.21%) Windows Server
7 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (22.92%) Apache
10 19 (19.79%) SAN
10 19 (19.79%) Service Delivery
11 18 (18.75%) Firewall
11 18 (18.75%) Nagios
11 18 (18.75%) MySQL
11 18 (18.75%) Web Services
11 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (17.71%) LAMP
13 16 (16.67%) Cisco
13 16 (16.67%) DHCP
14 15 (15.63%) HTML
14 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
14 15 (15.63%) Incident Management
14 15 (15.63%) nginx
15 14 (14.58%) Tomcat
15 14 (14.58%) Unix
15 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
16 13 (13.54%) Python
16 13 (13.54%) SQL

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 (22.92%) Apache
2 15 (15.63%) nginx
3 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
3 14 (14.58%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.33%) IIS
6 7 (7.29%) JBoss
6 7 (7.29%) OpenStack
7 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.13%) Apache Spark
9 3 (3.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) Office 365
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) DNS
2 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 19 (19.79%) SAN
4 18 (18.75%) Firewall
5 16 (16.67%) DHCP
6 11 (11.46%) FTP
6 11 (11.46%) HTTP
6 11 (11.46%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.42%) Internet
7 10 (10.42%) NAS
7 10 (10.42%) SSH
8 9 (9.38%) LAN
8 9 (9.38%) SMTP
8 9 (9.38%) SSL
8 9 (9.38%) VoIP
8 9 (9.38%) WAN
9 8 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.25%) LDAP
11 5 (5.21%) VPN
12 4 (4.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) MySQL
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.13%) Big Data
4 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 10 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) Web Services
2 17 (17.71%) LAMP
3 15 (15.63%) HTML
4 12 (12.50%) XML
5 8 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (6.25%) MCollective
7 3 (3.13%) CSS
8 2 (2.08%) .NET
9 1 (1.04%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.17%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.13%) Replication
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.00%) Linux
2 43 (44.79%) Windows
3 29 (30.21%) Windows Server
4 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.58%) Unix
6 11 (11.46%) CentOS
7 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.21%) Solaris
10 4 (4.17%) Debian
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Service Delivery
2 15 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 11 (11.46%) Migration
4 10 (10.42%) High Availability
5 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (7.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.29%) DevOps
6 7 (7.29%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) BPR
7 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.21%) Project Management
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (4.17%) Server Building
9 4 (4.17%) Service Management
10 3 (3.13%) ERP
11 2 (2.08%) Analytics
11 2 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.54%) Python
2 13 (13.54%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 10 (10.42%) Perl
4 9 (9.38%) PHP
5 4 (4.17%) C
6 3 (3.13%) Java
6 3 (3.13%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.08%) Korn
7 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) MCITP
1 11 (11.46%) MCSE
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) Degree
3 9 (9.38%) CCNA
3 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.17%) VCP5
6 2 (2.08%) CCNP
6 2 (2.08%) MCP
6 2 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (36.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.38%) NFS
5 7 (7.29%) qmail
5 7 (7.29%) Squid
6 6 (6.25%) vSphere
7 4 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.13%) Firmware
9 2 (2.08%) Postfix
10 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) Nagios
2 13 (13.54%) Puppet
3 12 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 9 (9.38%) logstash
4 9 (9.38%) SCCM
5 6 (6.25%) Cacti
5 6 (6.25%) collectd
5 6 (6.25%) Ganglia
5 6 (6.25%) Graphite
6 5 (5.21%) Backup Exec
6 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.17%) SCVMM
8 3 (3.13%) HAProxy
8 3 (3.13%) SCOM
9 2 (2.08%) Ansible
10 1 (1.04%) cPanel
10 1 (1.04%) Plesk
10 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.04%) Simpana
10 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) VMware
2 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.67%) Cisco
4 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 7 (7.29%) CommVault
5 7 (7.29%) Intel Security
5 7 (7.29%) Splunk
6 6 (6.25%) HP
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle
8 4 (4.17%) Apple
8 4 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (4.17%) CA
8 4 (4.17%) Dell
9 3 (3.13%) IFS
10 2 (2.08%) arcserve
11 1 (1.04%) Citrix
11 1 (1.04%) EMC
11 1 (1.04%) NetApp
11 1 (1.04%) Sophos
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago