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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 171 147 116
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 55 75 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.31% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.41% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 102
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
5110 5317 5004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.79% 93.20% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 3850 3925
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 27 April 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 April 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
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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 -3 41 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Slough +3 4 £46,000 +25.17%
Maidenhead -4 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Bracknell - 2 £60,000 -
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 82 (70.69%) Linux
2 46 (39.66%) Red Hat
3 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
4 38 (32.76%) Windows
5 34 (29.31%) Perl
6 33 (28.45%) UNIX
7 30 (25.86%) Cisco
8 26 (22.41%) Oracle
8 26 (22.41%) Internet
8 26 (22.41%) Bash Shell
9 24 (20.69%) Open Source
9 24 (20.69%) VMware
10 23 (19.83%) Time Management
10 23 (19.83%) CentOS
10 23 (19.83%) DNS
11 22 (18.97%) AIX
12 21 (18.10%) MySQL
13 20 (17.24%) SQL
13 20 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (16.38%) Puppet
14 19 (16.38%) Degree
14 19 (16.38%) DevOps
15 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (14.66%) TCP/IP
16 16 (13.79%) IIS
16 16 (13.79%) Solaris
17 15 (12.93%) ITIL
17 15 (12.93%) IBM
18 14 (12.07%) Apache
18 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (13.79%) IIS
2 14 (12.07%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.59%) Drupal
5 3 (2.59%) nginx
6 2 (1.72%) Eucalyptus
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.72%) Site Server
6 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
7 1 (0.86%) SAS
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.76%) SaaS
3 7 (6.03%) PaaS
4 4 (3.45%) Taleo
5 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.72%) Responsys
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.86%) IaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.41%) Internet
2 23 (19.83%) DNS
3 17 (14.66%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.48%) SAN
5 9 (7.76%) Firewall
6 8 (6.90%) NAS
7 6 (5.17%) LDAP
8 5 (4.31%) DHCP
9 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.59%) OSPF
10 3 (2.59%) BGP
10 3 (2.59%) FTP
10 3 (2.59%) LAN
10 3 (2.59%) WAN
10 3 (2.59%) VPN
10 3 (2.59%) IPsec
11 2 (1.72%) IPv4
11 2 (1.72%) IPv6
11 2 (1.72%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) MySQL
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.62%) DB2
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) Redis
9 1 (0.86%) Informix
9 1 (0.86%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.45%) Subversion
3 3 (2.59%) Hudson
3 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.31%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) German Language
2 5 (4.31%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.45%) French Language
4 3 (2.59%) Automotive
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Back Office
5 2 (1.72%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Web Services
2 7 (6.03%) .NET
3 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.59%) LAMP
5 2 (1.72%) XML
5 2 (1.72%) Sensu
6 1 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.86%) Memcached
6 1 (0.86%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Open Source
2 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.45%) Kindle
5 4 (3.45%) Clustering
5 4 (3.45%) CMDB
6 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.59%) Statistics
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Celerra
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.86%) LPAR
8 1 (0.86%) HACMP
8 1 (0.86%) AS400
8 1 (0.86%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 82 (70.69%) Linux
2 38 (32.76%) Windows
3 33 (28.45%) UNIX
4 23 (19.83%) CentOS
5 22 (18.97%) AIX
6 20 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (13.79%) Solaris
8 13 (11.21%) Ubuntu
9 12 (10.34%) Debian
9 12 (10.34%) HPUX
10 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (6.90%) SUSE
13 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (4.31%) Android
14 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
15 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Time Management
2 19 (16.38%) DevOps
3 15 (12.93%) ITIL
4 13 (11.21%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.03%) Data Management
6 7 (6.03%) Scrum
7 6 (5.17%) MVC
7 6 (5.17%) Service Management
8 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.31%) Project Management
9 4 (3.45%) Web Development
9 4 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.59%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.31%) Perl
2 26 (22.41%) Bash Shell
3 20 (17.24%) SQL
4 11 (9.48%) PHP
5 9 (7.76%) Python
5 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.17%) C#
8 4 (3.45%) Java
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Degree
2 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.31%) MCITP
7 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL Certification
8 2 (1.72%) IC3 Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.86%) HND
9 1 (0.86%) CCNP
9 1 (0.86%) CCNA
9 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
1 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.76%) Samba
3 9 (7.76%) NFS
4 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 2 (1.72%) Varnish
6 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.72%) KVM
6 2 (1.72%) GlusterFS
6 2 (1.72%) Xen
6 2 (1.72%) Firmware
6 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.86%) XenServer
7 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) Puppet
2 13 (11.21%) Nagios
3 10 (8.62%) SCCM
3 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.76%) nmon
5 7 (6.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (4.31%) Ansible
7 4 (3.45%) logstash
7 4 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (2.59%) Graphite
9 2 (1.72%) Cacti
9 2 (1.72%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.72%) OpenView
9 2 (1.72%) Netcool
9 2 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.86%) Legato
10 1 (0.86%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) Red Hat
2 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.86%) Cisco
4 26 (22.41%) Oracle
5 24 (20.69%) VMware
6 15 (12.93%) IBM
7 13 (11.21%) EMC
8 12 (10.34%) HP
9 9 (7.76%) Sybase
10 7 (6.03%) Sun
11 6 (5.17%) Red Gate
11 6 (5.17%) Splunk
12 5 (4.31%) Symantec
12 5 (4.31%) NetApp
12 5 (4.31%) Veritas
13 3 (2.59%) Juniper
13 3 (2.59%) Foundry
14 2 (1.72%) F5
14 2 (1.72%) Eloqua
14 2 (1.72%) Rackspace
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent senior level package - Full detials on request
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Career
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000-38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago