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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 203 165 157
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 31 60 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 1.08% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.13% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 61
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £62,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Slough -1 3 £70,000 +91.78% 3
Newbury +21 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Windsor +10 1 - - 1
Crowthorne - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (56.18%) Linux
2 34 (38.20%) Windows
3 30 (33.71%) VMware
4 29 (32.58%) Windows Server
5 28 (31.46%) DNS
6 27 (30.34%) TCP/IP
7 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
7 24 (26.97%) SQL
8 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
9 21 (23.60%) Perl
9 21 (23.60%) Internet
9 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (19.10%) Cisco
10 17 (19.10%) WAN
10 17 (19.10%) LAN
11 16 (17.98%) MySQL
11 16 (17.98%) Apache
12 14 (15.73%) Python
12 14 (15.73%) Unix
12 14 (15.73%) VoIP
12 14 (15.73%) DHCP
12 14 (15.73%) Red Hat
12 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (14.61%) SAN
13 13 (14.61%) LAMP
13 13 (14.61%) Java
13 13 (14.61%) Puppet
13 13 (14.61%) High Availability
14 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
14 12 (13.48%) Finance

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (17.98%) Apache
2 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.74%) IIS
4 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.37%) JBoss
6 3 (3.37%) nginx
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) SaaS
2 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) Taleo
4 1 (1.12%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (1.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) DNS
2 27 (30.34%) TCP/IP
3 21 (23.60%) Internet
4 17 (19.10%) LAN
4 17 (19.10%) WAN
5 14 (15.73%) DHCP
5 14 (15.73%) VoIP
6 13 (14.61%) SAN
7 12 (13.48%) Firewall
8 11 (12.36%) iSCSI
8 11 (12.36%) VPN
9 10 (11.24%) NAS
10 9 (10.11%) SSL
11 8 (8.99%) HTTP
12 7 (7.87%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (7.87%) IPsec
13 6 (6.74%) SMTP
14 5 (5.62%) FTP
14 5 (5.62%) PBX
14 5 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) Big Data
3 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) DB2
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Subversion
2 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.25%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.25%) Toad
5 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Banking
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) LAMP
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.62%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.37%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) JNDI
4 2 (2.25%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) CGI
5 1 (1.12%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) PMI
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (56.18%) Linux
2 34 (38.20%) Windows
3 29 (32.58%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.73%) Unix
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.62%) CentOS
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.25%) Debian
9 2 (2.25%) OpenBSD
9 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.12%) Fedora
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) High Availability
2 12 (13.48%) Project Management
3 10 (11.24%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.99%) ITIL
5 7 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.49%) Open Source
7 4 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.49%) Time Management
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.37%) DevOps
8 3 (3.37%) Document Management
8 3 (3.37%) Migration
8 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.37%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 21 (23.60%) Perl
3 14 (15.73%) Python
4 13 (14.61%) Java
5 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.24%) Ruby
7 9 (10.11%) PHP
8 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) C
10 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.87%) CCNA
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.87%) MCSE
3 6 (6.74%) Degree
3 6 (6.74%) MCITP
4 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MCSA
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.74%) Firmware
4 6 (6.74%) NFS
4 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.62%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (5.62%) vSphere
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.25%) XenServer
7 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.12%) qmail
7 1 (1.12%) Squid
7 1 (1.12%) vCloud
7 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Puppet
2 11 (12.36%) Nagios
3 8 (8.99%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.62%) SCCM
5 4 (4.49%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.37%) SCOM
6 3 (3.37%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.25%) Cacti
7 2 (2.25%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.25%) Graphite
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Intune
8 1 (1.12%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (1.12%) collectd
8 1 (1.12%) cPanel
8 1 (1.12%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) VMware
2 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.10%) Cisco
4 14 (15.73%) Red Hat
5 11 (12.36%) Oracle
6 5 (5.62%) Apple
6 5 (5.62%) Meraki
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix
7 4 (4.49%) CommVault
7 4 (4.49%) Dell
7 4 (4.49%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.37%) BancTec
8 3 (3.37%) HP
8 3 (3.37%) Sun
9 2 (2.25%) Altiris
9 2 (2.25%) CA
9 2 (2.25%) Foundry
9 2 (2.25%) RightScale
10 1 (1.12%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.12%) Splunk
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