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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 147 135 155
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 78 95 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.69% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.82% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 91 71
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -17 40 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Windsor - 12 £57,500 -
Slough -3 9 £51,250 +33.11% 1
Maidenhead -11 5 £48,000 +1.05% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (73.68%) Linux
2 77 (50.66%) VMware
3 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
4 57 (37.50%) Windows
5 53 (34.87%) Cisco
6 52 (34.21%) Red Hat
7 51 (33.55%) Perl
8 50 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (32.24%) Bash Shell
10 45 (29.61%) DNS
11 36 (23.68%) ITIL
11 36 (23.68%) UNIX
12 32 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 32 (21.05%) Degree
13 30 (19.74%) SQL
13 30 (19.74%) SQL Server
14 28 (18.42%) MS Excel
15 27 (17.76%) TCP/IP
15 27 (17.76%) SaaS
16 26 (17.11%) Open Source
17 25 (16.45%) Hyper-V
17 25 (16.45%) HP
17 25 (16.45%) SAN
18 24 (15.79%) Internet
19 20 (13.16%) Apache
20 19 (12.50%) SLA
20 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (12.50%) Time Management
21 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 18 (11.84%) FTP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (13.16%) Apache
2 13 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (5.26%) IIS
6 6 (3.95%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) SAP Web AS
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.66%) nginx
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.97%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.97%) Agresso
3 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.32%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.76%) SaaS
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.29%) Office 365
6 4 (2.63%) IaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.63%) Google App Engine
7 3 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.66%) Route 53
8 1 (0.66%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.61%) DNS
2 27 (17.76%) TCP/IP
3 25 (16.45%) SAN
4 24 (15.79%) Internet
5 18 (11.84%) FTP
6 14 (9.21%) Firewall
7 13 (8.55%) iSCSI
8 11 (7.24%) NAS
9 10 (6.58%) LDAP
10 9 (5.92%) SMTP
11 8 (5.26%) DHCP
12 7 (4.61%) LAN
12 7 (4.61%) HTTP
12 7 (4.61%) SSL
12 7 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (4.61%) WAN
13 6 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.95%) VPN
14 5 (3.29%) SNMP
15 4 (2.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.84%) MySQL
2 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (6.58%) MS Access
4 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.97%) Redis
6 3 (1.97%) DB2
6 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.63%) Gradle
3 4 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) German Language
4 4 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) Web Services
2 8 (5.26%) J2EE
2 8 (5.26%) COM
3 7 (4.61%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) XML
4 4 (2.63%) LAMP
4 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.63%) Spring
4 4 (2.63%) Memcached
4 4 (2.63%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.97%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (1.97%) .NET
6 2 (1.32%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Open Source
2 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) Derivative
5 4 (2.63%) Statistics
5 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Clustering
6 3 (1.97%) Firmware
7 2 (1.32%) DTV
7 2 (1.32%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 112 (73.68%) Linux
2 57 (37.50%) Windows
3 36 (23.68%) UNIX
4 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.87%) Solaris
7 11 (7.24%) CentOS
7 11 (7.24%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.58%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.58%) AIX
9 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.26%) HPUX
10 8 (5.26%) SUSE
11 6 (3.95%) Debian
12 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) ITIL
2 19 (12.50%) Time Management
3 14 (9.21%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.26%) Service Management
4 8 (5.26%) DevOps
5 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (3.95%) Dependency Management
7 5 (3.29%) Migration
7 5 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.63%) Project Management
8 4 (2.63%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.63%) Unit Testing
9 3 (1.97%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.97%) Web Development
9 3 (1.97%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.97%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.55%) Perl
2 49 (32.24%) Bash Shell
3 30 (19.74%) SQL
4 14 (9.21%) PHP
5 10 (6.58%) Java
6 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.63%) Ruby
9 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) ABAP
10 2 (1.32%) Python
11 1 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (21.05%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) MCITP
4 6 (3.95%) CCNA
4 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.29%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.63%) VCP5
7 2 (1.32%) OCA
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.50%) SLA
2 8 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 50 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 25 (16.45%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.24%) vCloud
5 9 (5.92%) vSphere
6 6 (3.95%) KVM
6 6 (3.95%) Postfix
7 5 (3.29%) qmail
8 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.97%) XenServer
9 3 (1.97%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.97%) Squid
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.32%) XenApp
10 2 (1.32%) Varnish
11 1 (0.66%) QEMU
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Puppet
2 13 (8.55%) Nagios
2 13 (8.55%) SCVMM
3 9 (5.92%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.61%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.63%) WSUS
6 3 (1.97%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.66%) SCCM
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (50.66%) VMware
2 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
3 53 (34.87%) Cisco
4 52 (34.21%) Red Hat
5 25 (16.45%) HP
6 14 (9.21%) Remedy
7 13 (8.55%) EMC
8 11 (7.24%) SAP
8 11 (7.24%) 3PAR
9 10 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (4.61%) F5
10 7 (4.61%) Veritas
11 6 (3.95%) Lotus
11 6 (3.95%) BMC
11 6 (3.95%) Oracle
12 5 (3.29%) Citrix
13 4 (2.63%) JBoss
13 4 (2.63%) Sage
13 4 (2.63%) Google
14 3 (1.97%) Egenera
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago