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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 162 155 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 57 72 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.27% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.36% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 99
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
5106 5296 4831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.41% 93.60% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3908 3874
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
(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 +8 43 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Slough -6 5 £44,250 +4.11% 1
Newbury +10 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Maidenhead -3 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £70,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 88 (72.13%) Linux
2 46 (37.70%) Red Hat
3 41 (33.61%) Microsoft
4 39 (31.97%) Windows
5 37 (30.33%) Cisco
6 36 (29.51%) Perl
7 30 (24.59%) VMware
8 29 (23.77%) Bash Shell
9 28 (22.95%) UNIX
9 28 (22.95%) Internet
10 27 (22.13%) DNS
10 27 (22.13%) CentOS
11 26 (21.31%) Open Source
12 23 (18.85%) Time Management
13 22 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (17.21%) Puppet
15 20 (16.39%) AIX
16 19 (15.57%) ITIL
16 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (15.57%) DevOps
17 17 (13.93%) SQL
17 17 (13.93%) TCP/IP
17 17 (13.93%) EMC
17 17 (13.93%) Degree
18 16 (13.11%) MySQL
18 16 (13.11%) Oracle
18 16 (13.11%) IIS
18 16 (13.11%) Apache
18 16 (13.11%) Nagios
18 16 (13.11%) Ubuntu

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (13.11%) IIS
1 16 (13.11%) Apache
2 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.28%) nginx
4 3 (2.46%) Drupal
4 3 (2.46%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Site Server
5 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.82%) SAS
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) SaaS
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.74%) PaaS
3 7 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.10%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.64%) Taleo
6 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.95%) Internet
2 27 (22.13%) DNS
3 17 (13.93%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.30%) SAN
5 9 (7.38%) Firewall
5 9 (7.38%) NAS
6 6 (4.92%) LDAP
7 5 (4.10%) DHCP
7 5 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.28%) BGP
8 4 (3.28%) FTP
8 4 (3.28%) LAN
8 4 (3.28%) WAN
8 4 (3.28%) SSL
9 3 (2.46%) OSPF
9 3 (2.46%) VPN
9 3 (2.46%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.46%) IPsec
10 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) MySQL
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.56%) DB2
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.10%) Redis
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.10%) Subversion
3 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.82%) Hudson
4 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Automotive
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
3 4 (3.28%) German Language
4 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.46%) French Language
5 2 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) Web Services
2 8 (6.56%) .NET
3 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.92%) LAMP
3 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.10%) Memcached
4 5 (4.10%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (1.64%) Sensu
5 2 (1.64%) XML
6 1 (0.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Open Source
2 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.28%) Kindle
4 4 (3.28%) Clustering
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) CMDB
5 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) HACMP
7 1 (0.82%) AS400
7 1 (0.82%) Celerra
7 1 (0.82%) LPAR
7 1 (0.82%) Xbox
7 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (72.13%) Linux
2 39 (31.97%) Windows
3 28 (22.95%) UNIX
4 27 (22.13%) CentOS
5 22 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (16.39%) AIX
7 16 (13.11%) Ubuntu
8 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (9.84%) Solaris
9 12 (9.84%) Debian
10 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (8.20%) SUSE
11 10 (8.20%) HPUX
12 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.64%) OpenBSD
13 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Time Management
2 19 (15.57%) ITIL
2 19 (15.57%) DevOps
3 14 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.20%) Service Management
5 8 (6.56%) Data Management
6 7 (5.74%) Scrum
6 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.92%) Project Management
7 6 (4.92%) MVC
7 6 (4.92%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.10%) Web Development
8 5 (4.10%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.28%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.46%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.46%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.64%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.51%) Perl
2 29 (23.77%) Bash Shell
3 17 (13.93%) SQL
4 12 (9.84%) PHP
5 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.74%) Python
7 6 (4.92%) C#
8 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.28%) Ruby
9 3 (2.46%) Java
10 2 (1.64%) AWK
11 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Degree
2 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.38%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.10%) MCITP
7 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.64%) HND
8 2 (1.64%) MCSE
9 1 (0.82%) CCNP
9 1 (0.82%) CCNA
9 1 (0.82%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.38%) Samba
3 9 (7.38%) NFS
4 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.10%) vSphere
6 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.46%) Varnish
7 3 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.46%) Firmware
7 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.46%) XenApp
8 2 (1.64%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.82%) iptables
9 1 (0.82%) XenServer
9 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) Puppet
2 16 (13.11%) Nagios
3 11 (9.02%) SCCM
4 9 (7.38%) nmon
5 7 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.74%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (4.10%) logstash
8 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (2.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.64%) OpenView
10 2 (1.64%) Netcool
10 2 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.64%) Cacti
10 2 (1.64%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.64%) Ansible
11 1 (0.82%) collectd
11 1 (0.82%) cPanel
11 1 (0.82%) Webmin
Vendors
1 46 (37.70%) Red Hat
2 41 (33.61%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.33%) Cisco
4 30 (24.59%) VMware
5 17 (13.93%) EMC
6 16 (13.11%) Oracle
7 15 (12.30%) IBM
8 12 (9.84%) HP
9 7 (5.74%) Sybase
9 7 (5.74%) Splunk
10 6 (4.92%) Red Gate
11 5 (4.10%) Symantec
11 5 (4.10%) NetApp
12 3 (2.46%) Veritas
12 3 (2.46%) Citrix
12 3 (2.46%) Juniper
12 3 (2.46%) Sun
12 3 (2.46%) Remedy
12 3 (2.46%) F5
12 3 (2.46%) Foundry
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + share options + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago