The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 131 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 86 72 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 1.32% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.42% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 94
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +7.14%
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
4676 5082 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.61% 93.04% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3656 4071
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Reading +20 74 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Newbury +12 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Bracknell +21 3 £35,000 +25.00%
Slough -4 2 £38,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £38,750 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 110 (76.92%) Linux
2 62 (43.36%) Red Hat
3 56 (39.16%) Oracle
4 53 (37.06%) Windows
5 49 (34.27%) Perl
6 47 (32.87%) TCP/IP
7 44 (30.77%) Degree
8 43 (30.07%) VMware
8 43 (30.07%) UNIX
9 39 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 38 (26.57%) Cisco
11 37 (25.87%) DNS
11 37 (25.87%) Puppet
12 34 (23.78%) Bash Shell
13 33 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 33 (23.08%) MySQL
14 32 (22.38%) Solaris
14 32 (22.38%) Sun
14 32 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (20.98%) Internet
15 30 (20.98%) Firewall
16 27 (18.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (18.88%) DevOps
17 25 (17.48%) CentOS
18 23 (16.08%) SQL
19 22 (15.38%) Shell Script
20 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
20 21 (14.69%) Open Source
21 20 (13.99%) Time Management
21 20 (13.99%) Python

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 17 (11.89%) Apache
2 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.39%) IIS
3 10 (6.99%) JBoss
4 7 (4.90%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.80%) Drupal
5 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.80%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.10%) nginx
7 2 (1.40%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.40%) Site Server
7 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.79%) Taleo
2 12 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.69%) Responsys
4 8 (5.59%) SaaS
5 5 (3.50%) PaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.87%) TCP/IP
2 37 (25.87%) DNS
3 30 (20.98%) Firewall
3 30 (20.98%) Internet
4 19 (13.29%) LAN
4 19 (13.29%) WAN
5 11 (7.69%) DHCP
5 11 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (6.99%) VPN
7 9 (6.29%) SAN
8 7 (4.90%) IPsec
8 7 (4.90%) SSL
8 7 (4.90%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.20%) Wireless
9 6 (4.20%) 802.11
9 6 (4.20%) VoIP
10 5 (3.50%) LDAP
10 5 (3.50%) NAS
11 4 (2.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.08%) MySQL
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle Database
3 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.99%) DB2
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Informix
8 1 (0.70%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.59%) Hudson
4 7 (4.90%) Selenium
5 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.40%) Subversion
General
1 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.90%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) German Language
3 5 (3.50%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.80%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) LAMP
2 10 (6.99%) Web Services
3 8 (5.59%) .NET
4 6 (4.20%) CGI
5 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.40%) Sensu
7 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.39%) Statistics
4 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.50%) Clustering
7 4 (2.80%) CMDB
8 3 (2.10%) Replication
8 3 (2.10%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.40%) Celerra
10 1 (0.70%) Kindle
10 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 110 (76.92%) Linux
2 53 (37.06%) Windows
3 43 (30.07%) UNIX
4 32 (22.38%) Solaris
5 27 (18.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (17.48%) CentOS
7 11 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (7.69%) AIX
7 11 (7.69%) HPUX
8 10 (6.99%) Debian
9 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.59%) SUSE
10 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (4.90%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.50%) Android
12 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) DevOps
2 21 (14.69%) Open Source
3 20 (13.99%) Time Management
4 16 (11.19%) Configuration Management
5 14 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.09%) ITIL
7 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.39%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.29%) Workflow
10 8 (5.59%) Project Management
11 7 (4.90%) Performance Management
11 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.20%) Scrum
12 6 (4.20%) Data Management
13 5 (3.50%) MVC
13 5 (3.50%) Line Management
14 4 (2.80%) Integration Testing
14 4 (2.80%) Problem Management
15 3 (2.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.27%) Perl
2 34 (23.78%) Bash Shell
3 23 (16.08%) SQL
4 22 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 20 (13.99%) Python
6 14 (9.79%) PHP
7 13 (9.09%) Java
8 9 (6.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.59%) Ruby
10 6 (4.20%) C
10 6 (4.20%) C#
11 2 (1.40%) AWK
12 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (30.77%) Degree
2 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.79%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.90%) CCNA
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.50%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (3.50%) IC3 Certification
7 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.40%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.40%) MCSE
8 2 (1.40%) MCITP
8 2 (1.40%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCNP
9 1 (0.70%) HND
9 1 (0.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (4.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (13.29%) Xen
3 16 (11.19%) VMware ESX
4 14 (9.79%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.59%) vSphere
7 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
7 7 (4.90%) Firmware
8 6 (4.20%) VirtualBox
9 5 (3.50%) KVM
10 4 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (2.10%) XenApp
12 2 (1.40%) XenServer
12 2 (1.40%) Samba
12 2 (1.40%) Varnish
12 2 (1.40%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.70%) Squid
13 1 (0.70%) qmail
Systems Management
1 37 (25.87%) Puppet
2 13 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.39%) Graphite
3 12 (8.39%) Nagios
4 8 (5.59%) Ansible
5 7 (4.90%) Vagrant
5 7 (4.90%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
6 6 (4.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (3.50%) SCCM
8 4 (2.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.10%) Netcool
10 2 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.40%) OpenView
10 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.40%) Cacti
10 2 (1.40%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 62 (43.36%) Red Hat
2 56 (39.16%) Oracle
3 43 (30.07%) VMware
4 39 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 38 (26.57%) Cisco
6 32 (22.38%) Sun
7 13 (9.09%) Citrix
8 11 (7.69%) HP
8 11 (7.69%) Eloqua
9 9 (6.29%) EMC
10 8 (5.59%) Sybase
11 6 (4.20%) Meraki
12 5 (3.50%) Veritas
13 4 (2.80%) IBM
13 4 (2.80%) Red Gate
13 4 (2.80%) Symantec
14 2 (1.40%) Splunk
14 2 (1.40%) Altiris
14 2 (1.40%) BMC
14 2 (1.40%) NetApp
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