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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 170 113 152
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 41 118 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 2.32% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.42% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 54
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
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
4319 4880 5516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.28% 95.99% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3447 3754 3810
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 £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Bracknell -2 13 £52,500 +23.52%
Slough +25 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Windsor -6 5 £57,500 +88.52%
Maidenhead -9 4 £57,500 +35.29%
Reading -64 4 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Wokingham - 2 £36,250 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (61.86%) VMware
2 58 (59.79%) Linux
3 46 (47.42%) Windows
4 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
4 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
4 31 (31.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (28.87%) Cisco
6 27 (27.84%) Windows Server
7 26 (26.80%) Puppet
8 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (23.71%) Red Hat
9 22 (22.68%) Perl
9 22 (22.68%) vSphere
10 21 (21.65%) Python
11 20 (20.62%) Apache
11 20 (20.62%) ITIL
11 20 (20.62%) Nagios
11 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (19.59%) Web Services
13 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
13 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (17.53%) Incident Management
15 16 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (16.49%) nginx
15 16 (16.49%) Office 365
16 15 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (15.46%) MCITP
16 15 (15.46%) Finance

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 20 (20.62%) Apache
2 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (16.49%) nginx
4 15 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
5 14 (14.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.22%) JBoss
6 7 (7.22%) OpenStack
7 6 (6.19%) IIS
7 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.03%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) AutoCAD
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
1 3 (3.09%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Infor M3
1 3 (3.09%) Movex
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Office 365
2 15 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.12%) SaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) DNS
2 13 (13.40%) Firewall
3 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.28%) SSL
5 8 (8.25%) HTTP
6 7 (7.22%) DHCP
6 7 (7.22%) LDAP
6 7 (7.22%) SAN
6 7 (7.22%) SMTP
7 5 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.12%) FTP
8 4 (4.12%) Internet
9 3 (3.09%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.09%) SSH
9 3 (3.09%) VPN
10 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.06%) VoIP
11 1 (1.03%) LAN
11 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) MySQL
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Ant
2 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Games
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) Web Services
2 13 (13.40%) HTML
3 12 (12.37%) LAMP
3 12 (12.37%) XML
4 6 (6.19%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (6.19%) MCollective
5 1 (1.03%) CSS
5 1 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.09%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (59.79%) Linux
2 46 (47.42%) Windows
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server
4 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (12.37%) Unix
8 10 (10.31%) CentOS
9 7 (7.22%) Solaris
10 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.09%) Debian
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
2 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
3 17 (17.53%) Incident Management
4 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.31%) DevOps
5 10 (10.31%) Migration
6 9 (9.28%) High Availability
6 9 (9.28%) Service Management
7 8 (8.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (8.25%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (6.19%) BPR
8 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.12%) Change Management
10 4 (4.12%) ERP
11 3 (3.09%) CAD
11 3 (3.09%) Change Control
11 3 (3.09%) ITSM
11 3 (3.09%) Kernel Tuning
11 3 (3.09%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) Perl
2 21 (21.65%) Python
3 13 (13.40%) Bash Shell
4 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.22%) SQL
6 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.09%) Java
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 2 (2.06%) Korn
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (15.46%) MCITP
2 15 (15.46%) MCSE
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.37%) MCP
3 12 (12.37%) MCSA
4 10 (10.31%) CCNA
4 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.31%) Degree
5 7 (7.22%) RHCE
6 5 (5.15%) CCNP
7 4 (4.12%) RHCSA
8 3 (3.09%) VCP5
9 1 (1.03%) CEH
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
1 31 (31.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.68%) vSphere
3 9 (9.28%) qmail
4 7 (7.22%) Squid
5 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.12%) Postfix
7 3 (3.09%) Firmware
7 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.03%) NFS
9 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (26.80%) Puppet
2 20 (20.62%) Nagios
3 13 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (11.34%) SCCM
5 10 (10.31%) ZABBIX
6 9 (9.28%) logstash
7 6 (6.19%) Cacti
7 6 (6.19%) collectd
7 6 (6.19%) Ganglia
7 6 (6.19%) Graphite
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.12%) SCOM
9 3 (3.09%) Cobbler
9 3 (3.09%) SCVMM
10 2 (2.06%) Ansible
10 2 (2.06%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.06%) WSUS
11 1 (1.03%) Kibana
11 1 (1.03%) Pingdom
11 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (61.86%) VMware
2 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) Cisco
4 23 (23.71%) Red Hat
5 13 (13.40%) ServiceNow
6 9 (9.28%) Splunk
7 5 (5.15%) arcserve
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle
9 3 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.09%) CA
9 3 (3.09%) Dell
9 3 (3.09%) EMC
9 3 (3.09%) HP
9 3 (3.09%) SAP
9 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.06%) F5
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
11 1 (1.03%) Citrix
11 1 (1.03%) CommVault
11 1 (1.03%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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