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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 163 157 120
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 61 68 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 1.26% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.34% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 95
Average salary £46,250 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.11% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
5184 5073 4883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.85% 93.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 3712 3972
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 44 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Slough -3 3 £42,500 - 2
Windsor - 3 £60,000 - 2
Newbury 0 2 £29,000 -3.33%
Bracknell - 1 £70,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 89 (75.42%) Linux
2 46 (38.98%) Red Hat
3 38 (32.20%) VMware
4 37 (31.36%) Cisco
5 36 (30.51%) Windows
6 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
6 35 (29.66%) CentOS
7 30 (25.42%) Perl
8 29 (24.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (23.73%) Bash Shell
9 28 (23.73%) UNIX
9 28 (23.73%) DNS
10 24 (20.34%) Internet
11 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (19.49%) Ubuntu
12 22 (18.64%) EMC
13 21 (17.80%) ITIL
14 20 (16.95%) AIX
14 20 (16.95%) SAN
14 20 (16.95%) Puppet
14 20 (16.95%) Open Source
14 20 (16.95%) DevOps
15 19 (16.10%) Time Management
16 18 (15.25%) Degree
17 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
18 15 (12.71%) IBM
18 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
19 14 (11.86%) Active Directory
19 14 (11.86%) Apache

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (11.86%) Apache
2 13 (11.02%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.32%) SaaS
2 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
2 9 (7.63%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (5.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.73%) DNS
2 24 (20.34%) Internet
3 20 (16.95%) SAN
4 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.02%) Firewall
5 13 (11.02%) NAS
6 8 (6.78%) LDAP
7 7 (5.93%) BGP
8 5 (4.24%) FTP
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.39%) LAN
9 4 (3.39%) WAN
9 4 (3.39%) DHCP
9 4 (3.39%) SSL
10 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.69%) HSRP
11 2 (1.69%) IPsec
11 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.69%) IPv4
11 2 (1.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) MySQL
2 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.63%) Redis
3 6 (5.08%) DB2
3 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.85%) Hudson
4 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.39%) Automotive
2 4 (3.39%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) French Language
3 3 (2.54%) German Language
3 3 (2.54%) Spanish Language
3 3 (2.54%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) Web Services
1 10 (8.47%) LAMP
2 9 (7.63%) Memcached
2 9 (7.63%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (5.93%) .NET
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.85%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Open Source
2 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.78%) Clustering
4 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.39%) Kindle
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Celerra
6 1 (0.85%) LPAR
6 1 (0.85%) HACMP
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 89 (75.42%) Linux
2 36 (30.51%) Windows
3 35 (29.66%) CentOS
4 29 (24.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (23.73%) UNIX
6 23 (19.49%) Ubuntu
7 20 (16.95%) AIX
8 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (11.86%) Solaris
9 14 (11.86%) Debian
10 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (9.32%) SUSE
12 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (8.47%) HPUX
13 2 (1.69%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.85%) Android
14 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) ITIL
2 20 (16.95%) DevOps
3 19 (16.10%) Time Management
4 11 (9.32%) Service Management
5 10 (8.47%) Project Management
6 9 (7.63%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.63%) Data Management
7 7 (5.93%) Scrum
7 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.08%) MVC
8 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.24%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.24%) Web Development
9 5 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.24%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (2.54%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.54%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.42%) Perl
2 28 (23.73%) Bash Shell
3 12 (10.17%) PHP
3 12 (10.17%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.08%) Python
5 6 (5.08%) C#
6 3 (2.54%) AWK
6 3 (2.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.69%) Java
7 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Degree
2 11 (9.32%) SC Cleared
2 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.24%) MCITP
6 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.54%) HND
7 2 (1.69%) VCP4
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.63%) Samba
3 9 (7.63%) NFS
3 9 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.08%) vSphere
4 6 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.39%) XenApp
7 3 (2.54%) Firmware
7 3 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.85%) Varnish
8 1 (0.85%) QEMU
8 1 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) Puppet
2 14 (11.86%) Nagios
3 11 (9.32%) SCCM
4 9 (7.63%) nmon
5 8 (6.78%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.24%) logstash
7 4 (3.39%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.69%) Netcool
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.85%) cPanel
10 1 (0.85%) Webmin
10 1 (0.85%) Graphite
10 1 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.85%) Plesk
Vendors
1 46 (38.98%) Red Hat
2 38 (32.20%) VMware
3 37 (31.36%) Cisco
4 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.64%) EMC
6 15 (12.71%) IBM
7 13 (11.02%) HP
8 11 (9.32%) Oracle
9 6 (5.08%) Sybase
9 6 (5.08%) Symantec
9 6 (5.08%) Red Gate
9 6 (5.08%) F5
10 5 (4.24%) Splunk
10 5 (4.24%) NetApp
11 4 (3.39%) Citrix
11 4 (3.39%) Remedy
12 3 (2.54%) Veritas
12 3 (2.54%) Foundry
13 2 (1.69%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.69%) Juniper
Windsor, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, berkshire
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago