The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 144 110 162
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 73 108 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 1.95% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.09% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 106 67
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 5170 5610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.70% 93.22% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3687 4098 4734
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
South East

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 July 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 30 July 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
(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 -10 52 £35,000 - 8
Slough -8 5 £51,250 +46.42% 3
Windsor - 4 £55,000 -
Bracknell -4 1 £28,000 -30.00%
Newbury -7 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 108 (72.97%) Linux
2 80 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 69 (46.62%) VMware
4 67 (45.27%) Windows
5 56 (37.84%) Perl
6 55 (37.16%) Bash Shell
7 51 (34.46%) Red Hat
8 50 (33.78%) Cisco
9 45 (30.41%) DNS
9 45 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (22.97%) UNIX
11 33 (22.30%) SQL Server
12 32 (21.62%) Degree
12 32 (21.62%) Open Source
13 30 (20.27%) SQL
13 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
14 29 (19.59%) Internet
14 29 (19.59%) TCP/IP
14 29 (19.59%) Hyper-V
15 28 (18.92%) SaaS
15 28 (18.92%) Apache
15 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
16 27 (18.24%) ITIL
17 26 (17.57%) HP
18 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (15.54%) SAN
20 22 (14.86%) MySQL
20 22 (14.86%) Time Management
21 19 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 19 (12.84%) SQL Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (18.92%) Apache
2 17 (11.49%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.14%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.43%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.43%) IIS
5 10 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.05%) Drupal
6 6 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.38%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.03%) nginx
10 2 (1.35%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (1.35%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.35%) WordPress
10 2 (1.35%) CMS
10 2 (1.35%) SAP Web AS
10 2 (1.35%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.03%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.03%) Agresso
3 2 (1.35%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.35%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.92%) SaaS
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.41%) Office 365
4 7 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.70%) IaaS
7 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.03%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.35%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.41%) DNS
2 29 (19.59%) Internet
2 29 (19.59%) TCP/IP
3 23 (15.54%) SAN
4 18 (12.16%) FTP
5 16 (10.81%) Firewall
6 15 (10.14%) iSCSI
7 13 (8.78%) NAS
8 11 (7.43%) DHCP
9 9 (6.08%) SMTP
10 8 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.41%) HTTP
10 8 (5.41%) VPN
11 7 (4.73%) LDAP
11 7 (4.73%) SSL
11 7 (4.73%) LAN
11 7 (4.73%) WAN
12 6 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (3.38%) VoIP
13 5 (3.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.86%) MySQL
3 19 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (12.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.76%) MS Access
5 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.03%) DB2
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.35%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.70%) Ant
3 4 (2.70%) Gradle
4 3 (2.03%) Subversion
5 2 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.73%) German Language
3 4 (2.70%) Finance
4 3 (2.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) Web Services
2 8 (5.41%) COM
3 7 (4.73%) J2EE
4 4 (2.70%) HTML
4 4 (2.70%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.03%) .NET
5 3 (2.03%) XML
5 3 (2.03%) Spring
5 3 (2.03%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.03%) LAMP
6 2 (1.35%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.35%) REST
6 2 (1.35%) Sensu
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.68%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Open Source
2 13 (8.78%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (6.76%) Derivative
5 4 (2.70%) Statistics
5 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.35%) Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (72.97%) Linux
2 67 (45.27%) Windows
3 34 (22.97%) UNIX
4 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.46%) AIX
6 12 (8.11%) Solaris
7 11 (7.43%) HPUX
8 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.76%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.41%) CentOS
10 7 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.38%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.70%) Debian
13 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) ITIL
2 22 (14.86%) Time Management
3 9 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (6.08%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.41%) DevOps
5 6 (4.05%) Dependency Management
6 5 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.70%) Migration
7 4 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.03%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.03%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.03%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.03%) Change Management
8 3 (2.03%) Automated Testing
8 3 (2.03%) Content Management
8 3 (2.03%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.03%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.84%) Perl
2 55 (37.16%) Bash Shell
3 30 (20.27%) SQL
4 18 (12.16%) PHP
5 9 (6.08%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.73%) Java
7 6 (4.05%) Ruby
8 4 (2.70%) Python
9 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.35%) ABAP
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) Korn
11 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 32 (21.62%) Degree
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.43%) CCNA
4 11 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.76%) MCSE
6 9 (6.08%) MCITP
6 9 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.05%) VCP5
8 2 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.35%) OCA
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.35%) CCNP
8 2 (1.35%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) SLA
2 6 (4.05%) QA
3 4 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (20.27%) Active Directory
3 29 (19.59%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.11%) vSphere
5 11 (7.43%) vCloud
6 8 (5.41%) KVM
7 7 (4.73%) Postfix
8 5 (3.38%) Varnish
8 5 (3.38%) Sendmail
8 5 (3.38%) qmail
9 3 (2.03%) Squid
9 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.03%) XenApp
9 3 (2.03%) XenServer
10 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.35%) Xen
11 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.68%) NFS
11 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) SCVMM
1 15 (10.14%) NetBackup
2 13 (8.78%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.76%) Puppet
4 9 (6.08%) Nagios
5 6 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.70%) WSUS
7 3 (2.03%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.35%) Plesk
8 2 (1.35%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.35%) Cacti
8 2 (1.35%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.35%) Netcool
8 2 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.35%) OpenView
8 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.68%) WMI
9 1 (0.68%) SCCM
9 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 80 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 69 (46.62%) VMware
3 51 (34.46%) Red Hat
4 50 (33.78%) Cisco
5 26 (17.57%) HP
6 11 (7.43%) 3PAR
7 10 (6.76%) Veritas
8 9 (6.08%) SAP
9 8 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (5.41%) BMC
10 7 (4.73%) Remedy
11 6 (4.05%) Citrix
11 6 (4.05%) Oracle
12 5 (3.38%) CA
12 5 (3.38%) Lotus
13 4 (2.70%) Google
13 4 (2.70%) Dell
13 4 (2.70%) JBoss
14 3 (2.03%) Sage
14 3 (2.03%) Barracuda Networks
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