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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 175 117 151
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 38 99 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 1.98% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 2.07% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 51
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 £38,250 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
4284 4780 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.77% 95.73% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3461 3639 3736
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Windsor +1 7 £57,500 +109.09%
Slough +14 4 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Reading -68 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wokingham - 3 £35,000 -
Maidenhead -9 1 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 61 (55.96%) VMware
1 61 (55.96%) Linux
2 53 (48.62%) Windows
3 40 (36.70%) Active Directory
4 34 (31.19%) Microsoft
4 34 (31.19%) Windows Server
5 32 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (26.61%) Cisco
7 25 (22.94%) DNS
7 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (22.02%) TCP/IP
8 24 (22.02%) Python
9 23 (21.10%) Apache
9 23 (21.10%) Red Hat
9 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (21.10%) Puppet
10 22 (20.18%) Perl
11 20 (18.35%) ITIL
11 20 (18.35%) Nagios
11 20 (18.35%) vSphere
12 19 (17.43%) Service Delivery
12 19 (17.43%) Firewall
12 19 (17.43%) Web Services
13 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
14 17 (15.60%) MCSE
14 17 (15.60%) MySQL
14 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (15.60%) SAN
14 17 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (15.60%) MCITP

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 23 (21.10%) Apache
2 18 (16.51%) MS Exchange
3 17 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (14.68%) nginx
5 14 (12.84%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.34%) IIS
7 7 (6.42%) JBoss
7 7 (6.42%) OpenStack
8 6 (5.50%) WebLogic
9 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.75%) GroupWise
11 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.92%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Office 365
2 11 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) DNS
2 24 (22.02%) TCP/IP
3 19 (17.43%) Firewall
4 17 (15.60%) SAN
5 14 (12.84%) DHCP
6 11 (10.09%) iSCSI
7 10 (9.17%) SSL
8 9 (8.26%) HTTP
8 9 (8.26%) Internet
8 9 (8.26%) NAS
8 9 (8.26%) SMTP
9 8 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (7.34%) FTP
9 8 (7.34%) LAN
9 8 (7.34%) VoIP
9 8 (7.34%) WAN
10 7 (6.42%) SSH
11 6 (5.50%) LDAP
11 6 (5.50%) VPN
12 4 (3.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) MySQL
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.59%) Subversion
3 4 (3.67%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
3 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.83%) Ant
4 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Games
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) Web Services
2 16 (14.68%) LAMP
3 14 (12.84%) HTML
4 12 (11.01%) XML
5 8 (7.34%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (5.50%) MCollective
7 2 (1.83%) CSS
8 1 (0.92%) .NET
8 1 (0.92%) JSON
8 1 (0.92%) POSIX
8 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.50%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.83%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (55.96%) Linux
2 53 (48.62%) Windows
3 34 (31.19%) Windows Server
4 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (14.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (13.76%) Unix
8 11 (10.09%) CentOS
9 7 (6.42%) Solaris
9 7 (6.42%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.67%) Debian
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) ITIL
2 19 (17.43%) Service Delivery
3 17 (15.60%) Incident Management
4 11 (10.09%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.09%) Migration
5 10 (9.17%) High Availability
6 8 (7.34%) DevOps
6 8 (7.34%) Service Management
6 8 (7.34%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.50%) BPR
8 6 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.50%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.67%) Change Management
9 4 (3.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (3.67%) ERP
9 4 (3.67%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (3.67%) Server Building
10 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) Python
2 22 (20.18%) Perl
3 15 (13.76%) Bash Shell
3 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.01%) SQL
5 8 (7.34%) PHP
6 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.75%) C
8 3 (2.75%) Java
9 2 (1.83%) Korn
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) MCITP
1 17 (15.60%) MCSE
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (15.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (9.17%) CCNA
2 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.17%) Degree
3 9 (8.26%) MCP
3 9 (8.26%) MCSA
4 7 (6.42%) RHCE
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
5 4 (3.67%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.67%) VCP5
6 1 (0.92%) CEH
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (36.70%) Active Directory
2 32 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.35%) vSphere
4 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.26%) qmail
6 7 (6.42%) Squid
7 6 (5.50%) NFS
8 4 (3.67%) Postfix
8 4 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.67%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.75%) Firmware
10 2 (1.83%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) Puppet
2 20 (18.35%) Nagios
3 12 (11.01%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (10.09%) SCCM
4 11 (10.09%) ZABBIX
5 9 (8.26%) logstash
6 6 (5.50%) Cacti
6 6 (5.50%) collectd
6 6 (5.50%) Ganglia
6 6 (5.50%) Graphite
6 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.67%) SCOM
8 4 (3.67%) SCVMM
9 3 (2.75%) Ansible
9 3 (2.75%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.75%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.83%) WSUS
11 1 (0.92%) Plesk
11 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) VMware
2 34 (31.19%) Microsoft
3 29 (26.61%) Cisco
4 23 (21.10%) Red Hat
5 13 (11.93%) ServiceNow
6 8 (7.34%) Splunk
7 6 (5.50%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) Apple
8 4 (3.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (3.67%) CA
8 4 (3.67%) CommVault
8 4 (3.67%) Dell
8 4 (3.67%) EMC
8 4 (3.67%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle
9 3 (2.75%) arcserve
9 3 (2.75%) IFS
10 2 (1.83%) SAP
10 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.83%) Sun
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