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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 146 180 148
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 71 54 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 0.99% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.04% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 33 73
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £54,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
4638 5210 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.19% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3831 3946
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +3 28 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Slough +7 13 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Windsor +25 7 £37,500 -37.50%
Newbury - 4 - -
Wokingham - 4 £37,500 - 1
Bracknell -3 2 £37,750 -24.50%
Crowthorne - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 45 (50.00%) Linux
2 41 (45.56%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) VMware
3 36 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (35.56%) DNS
5 31 (34.44%) TCP/IP
6 30 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (24.44%) Apache
10 19 (21.11%) MySQL
10 19 (21.11%) SAN
10 19 (21.11%) Firewall
11 18 (20.00%) DHCP
11 18 (20.00%) Web Services
12 17 (18.89%) LAMP
12 17 (18.89%) Nagios
12 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 15 (16.67%) Unix
14 14 (15.56%) HTML
14 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
15 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
15 13 (14.44%) ZABBIX
15 13 (14.44%) nginx
15 13 (14.44%) iSCSI
15 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
15 13 (14.44%) SQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 22 (24.44%) Apache
2 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.44%) nginx
2 13 (14.44%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.00%) IIS
4 7 (7.78%) JBoss
4 7 (7.78%) OpenStack
5 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.78%) Office 365
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) DNS
2 31 (34.44%) TCP/IP
3 19 (21.11%) Firewall
3 19 (21.11%) SAN
4 18 (20.00%) DHCP
5 13 (14.44%) iSCSI
5 13 (14.44%) LAN
5 13 (14.44%) WAN
6 11 (12.22%) HTTP
7 10 (11.11%) Internet
7 10 (11.11%) NAS
7 10 (11.11%) SSH
7 10 (11.11%) SSL
8 9 (10.00%) FTP
8 9 (10.00%) SMTP
8 9 (10.00%) VoIP
9 8 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.67%) LDAP
11 4 (4.44%) PBX
11 4 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) MySQL
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.44%) Big Data
3 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.78%) Subversion
3 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.44%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.44%) JIRA
4 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) Web Services
2 17 (18.89%) LAMP
3 14 (15.56%) HTML
4 10 (11.11%) XML
5 8 (8.89%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (6.67%) MCollective
7 4 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (2.22%) .NET
8 2 (2.22%) Middleware
9 1 (1.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.00%) Linux
2 41 (45.56%) Windows
3 30 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (16.67%) Unix
6 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.00%) CentOS
8 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.56%) Solaris
11 4 (4.44%) Debian
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
3 12 (13.33%) Migration
4 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (11.11%) High Availability
5 8 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (5.56%) BPR
8 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.56%) DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) Project Management
9 4 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (4.44%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (4.44%) Server Building
10 3 (3.33%) Analytics
10 3 (3.33%) ERP
10 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
1 13 (14.44%) Python
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 10 (11.11%) PHP
3 9 (10.00%) Perl
4 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.67%) Ruby
5 5 (5.56%) C
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) Korn
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.22%) Degree
3 10 (11.11%) MCSE
4 9 (10.00%) MCITP
5 7 (7.78%) CCNA
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.44%) VCP5
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CEH
8 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.00%) NFS
5 7 (7.78%) qmail
5 7 (7.78%) Squid
6 6 (6.67%) vSphere
7 4 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.22%) Postfix
10 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.11%) Firmware
10 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Nagios
2 13 (14.44%) ZABBIX
3 12 (13.33%) Puppet
4 11 (12.22%) SCCM
5 9 (10.00%) logstash
6 7 (7.78%) Backup Exec
7 6 (6.67%) Cacti
7 6 (6.67%) collectd
7 6 (6.67%) Ganglia
7 6 (6.67%) Graphite
7 6 (6.67%) SCOM
7 6 (6.67%) SCVMM
8 3 (3.33%) HAProxy
8 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Intune
10 1 (1.11%) Ansible
10 1 (1.11%) cPanel
10 1 (1.11%) Plesk
10 1 (1.11%) Simpana
10 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) VMware
2 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco
4 10 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.78%) CommVault
6 7 (7.78%) Intel Security
7 6 (6.67%) CA
7 6 (6.67%) HP
7 6 (6.67%) Splunk
8 4 (4.44%) Apple
8 4 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (4.44%) Dell
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix
9 3 (3.33%) IFS
10 2 (2.22%) Altiris
10 2 (2.22%) arcserve
10 2 (2.22%) RightScale
11 1 (1.11%) Sophos
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Avco Systems
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago