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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 129 191 169
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 50 38 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 0.74% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.77% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 43
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
3273 4912 5287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.48% 95.06% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2636 4030 3950
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +48 28 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Slough +33 8 £58,750 -16.07%
Windsor +1 4 £75,000 +114.28%
Wokingham +9 3 £37,500 -
Newbury +6 2 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £48,750 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 (64.89%) Linux
2 38 (40.43%) Windows
3 37 (39.36%) VMware
4 28 (29.79%) DevOps
5 26 (27.66%) Puppet
5 26 (27.66%) MySQL
6 25 (26.60%) Python
7 24 (25.53%) Apache
8 23 (24.47%) PHP
9 22 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (23.40%) CentOS
10 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
11 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
11 20 (21.28%) Bash Shell
12 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
13 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
14 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
14 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
14 15 (15.96%) Perl
14 15 (15.96%) LAMP
14 15 (15.96%) Firewall
15 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
15 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
15 14 (14.89%) Oracle
16 13 (13.83%) Nagios
17 12 (12.77%) IIS
17 12 (12.77%) nginx
18 11 (11.70%) Cacti
18 11 (11.70%) Computer Science

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 24 (25.53%) Apache
2 12 (12.77%) IIS
2 12 (12.77%) nginx
3 7 (7.45%) Drupal
4 5 (5.32%) Eucalyptus
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.13%) WordPress
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.06%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (2.13%) HFM
1 2 (2.13%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
1 2 (2.13%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.06%) Movex
2 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.57%) SaaS
2 6 (6.38%) Office 365
3 5 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle CX
4 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Firewall
1 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.70%) DNS
3 10 (10.64%) DHCP
3 10 (10.64%) SAN
4 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
4 4 (4.26%) VLAN
4 4 (4.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.19%) FTP
5 3 (3.19%) IPsec
5 3 (3.19%) Junos
5 3 (3.19%) Network Security
5 3 (3.19%) OpenVPN
6 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.13%) NAS
6 2 (2.13%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) MySQL
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.19%) Redis
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.13%) DB2
6 2 (2.13%) Informix
6 2 (2.13%) MaxDB
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.64%) Subversion
3 2 (2.13%) Maven
3 2 (2.13%) Redmine
4 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.32%) Marketing
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) LAMP
2 6 (6.38%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (6.38%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) .NET
3 5 (5.32%) Sensu
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) Memcached
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) HTML5
5 1 (1.06%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.19%) AS400
5 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.13%) Celerra
6 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.89%) Linux
2 38 (40.43%) Windows
3 22 (23.40%) CentOS
4 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (10.64%) Unix
6 8 (8.51%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.45%) Debian
7 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.45%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.38%) Solaris
9 3 (3.19%) zOS
10 2 (2.13%) AIX
10 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.13%) HPUX
10 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.13%) SUSE
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) DevOps
2 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.64%) ITIL
4 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (9.57%) Open Source
5 8 (8.51%) High Availability
5 8 (8.51%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.32%) Open Source Development
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) Web Development
9 3 (3.19%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.19%) Logistics
9 3 (3.19%) Online Marketing
9 3 (3.19%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) Python
2 23 (24.47%) PHP
3 20 (21.28%) Bash Shell
4 15 (15.96%) Perl
5 10 (10.64%) SQL
6 8 (8.51%) Java
7 7 (7.45%) Ruby
7 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) C#
8 1 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) CCNA
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.13%) PhD
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.64%) vSphere
4 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.51%) Varnish
6 6 (6.38%) KVM
6 6 (6.38%) XenServer
7 5 (5.32%) GlusterFS
8 4 (4.26%) Docker
8 4 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.13%) vCloud
9 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.06%) NFS
10 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (27.66%) Puppet
2 22 (23.40%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.83%) Nagios
4 11 (11.70%) Cacti
5 8 (8.51%) Ansible
6 6 (6.38%) cPanel
7 5 (5.32%) Ganglia
7 5 (5.32%) Graphite
7 5 (5.32%) OpenView
7 5 (5.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (5.32%) Salt
8 4 (4.26%) Plesk
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (2.13%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
10 2 (2.13%) SnapMirror
10 2 (2.13%) SnapVault
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) VMware
2 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle
3 14 (14.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.51%) Sun
5 7 (7.45%) EMC
6 6 (6.38%) arcserve
6 6 (6.38%) Cisco
7 5 (5.32%) BMC
7 5 (5.32%) Splunk
7 5 (5.32%) Veeam
8 4 (4.26%) SAP
9 3 (3.19%) HP
10 2 (2.13%) Citrix
10 2 (2.13%) Cognos
10 2 (2.13%) Hyperion
10 2 (2.13%) Lotus
10 2 (2.13%) NetApp
10 2 (2.13%) Sybase
10 2 (2.13%) Veritas
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