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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 99 149 133
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 124 77 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.44% 1.31% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.42% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 55 93
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +33 82 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Windsor +13 7 £32,500 -43.47% 1
Bracknell - 6 £42,500 - 1
Newbury - 6 £37,500 - 1
Maidenhead +15 5 £42,500 -
Slough -11 2 £37,500 -26.82%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 119 (67.23%) Linux
2 73 (41.24%) Windows
3 63 (35.59%) VMware
4 60 (33.90%) Red Hat
5 59 (33.33%) Oracle
5 59 (33.33%) DNS
6 58 (32.77%) TCP/IP
7 55 (31.07%) Perl
8 53 (29.94%) Degree
9 51 (28.81%) Cisco
10 48 (27.12%) Firewall
11 47 (26.55%) Puppet
12 45 (25.42%) Microsoft
13 44 (24.86%) MySQL
13 44 (24.86%) Internet
14 43 (24.29%) LAN
14 43 (24.29%) WAN
14 43 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (20.90%) Sun
16 36 (20.34%) Computer Science
17 35 (19.77%) Bash Shell
17 35 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (18.64%) UNIX
19 32 (18.08%) SQL
20 29 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 28 (15.82%) CentOS
22 27 (15.25%) Apache
22 27 (15.25%) Python
22 27 (15.25%) Shell Script
23 26 (14.69%) Solaris

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (15.25%) Apache
2 21 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.60%) JBoss
4 14 (7.91%) IIS
5 10 (5.65%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.52%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (3.39%) Drupal
9 5 (2.82%) nginx
9 5 (2.82%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.13%) Eucalyptus
12 2 (1.13%) Site Server
12 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.73%) Taleo
2 13 (7.34%) Responsys
3 11 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.08%) SaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (33.33%) DNS
2 58 (32.77%) TCP/IP
3 48 (27.12%) Firewall
4 44 (24.86%) Internet
5 43 (24.29%) WAN
5 43 (24.29%) LAN
6 26 (14.69%) DHCP
6 26 (14.69%) VPN
7 24 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (12.99%) VoIP
9 21 (11.86%) SSL
10 20 (11.30%) IPsec
11 19 (10.73%) Wireless
11 19 (10.73%) 802.11
12 18 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (9.04%) iSCSI
14 11 (6.21%) SAN
15 10 (5.65%) LDAP
16 8 (4.52%) NAS
17 7 (3.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.86%) MySQL
2 20 (11.30%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (10.73%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.34%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.65%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.65%) DB2
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.13%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.56%) OLTP
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (8.47%) Git (software)
1 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.08%) Selenium
2 9 (5.08%) Hudson
3 3 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.52%) Finance
3 5 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.13%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.13%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.73%) 802.1X
2 15 (8.47%) LAMP
3 14 (7.91%) Web Services
4 11 (6.21%) .NET
5 8 (4.52%) CGI
6 2 (1.13%) XML
6 2 (1.13%) Lucene
6 2 (1.13%) JNDI
6 2 (1.13%) Sensu
7 1 (0.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 35 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.91%) Statistics
4 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.39%) Replication
6 5 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.26%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.69%) CMDB
9 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Xbox
10 1 (0.56%) Celerra
10 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 119 (67.23%) Linux
2 73 (41.24%) Windows
3 33 (18.64%) UNIX
4 29 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (15.82%) CentOS
6 26 (14.69%) Solaris
7 13 (7.34%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.52%) Debian
9 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.39%) SUSE
10 5 (2.82%) AIX
10 5 (2.82%) HPUX
10 5 (2.82%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.26%) Android
11 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.13%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.43%) Configuration Management
1 22 (12.43%) DevOps
2 21 (11.86%) Project Management
3 20 (11.30%) Open Source
4 17 (9.60%) Time Management
5 15 (8.47%) ITIL
6 14 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (7.34%) Workflow
7 13 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.65%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.52%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.39%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.82%) Line Management
13 5 (2.82%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.82%) Load Balancing
13 5 (2.82%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.07%) Perl
2 35 (19.77%) Bash Shell
3 32 (18.08%) SQL
4 27 (15.25%) Python
4 27 (15.25%) Shell Script
5 26 (14.69%) Java
6 17 (9.60%) PHP
7 12 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.95%) Ruby
9 6 (3.39%) C
10 2 (1.13%) C#
10 2 (1.13%) AWK
10 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 53 (29.94%) Degree
2 22 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (11.86%) CCNA
4 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.39%) Security+ Certification
5 6 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (3.39%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.82%) MCSE
6 5 (2.82%) MySQL Certification
6 5 (2.82%) IC3 Certification
7 4 (2.26%) MCITP
8 2 (1.13%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 7 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.69%) VMware ESX
3 21 (11.86%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.30%) Firmware
5 19 (10.73%) Xen
6 17 (9.60%) Active Directory
7 12 (6.78%) vSphere
7 12 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.52%) VirtualBox
9 5 (2.82%) XenServer
9 5 (2.82%) KVM
10 3 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.69%) Squid
10 3 (1.69%) qmail
10 3 (1.69%) XenApp
11 2 (1.13%) Samba
11 2 (1.13%) vCloud
11 2 (1.13%) Varnish
11 2 (1.13%) oVirt
11 2 (1.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 47 (26.55%) Puppet
2 14 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.91%) Graphite
3 13 (7.34%) Nagios
4 10 (5.65%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.52%) Vagrant
5 8 (4.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (3.95%) Ansible
7 5 (2.82%) Cacti
7 5 (2.82%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.69%) Ganglia
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.13%) BMC Marimba
9 2 (1.13%) Check_MK
9 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.13%) OpenView
9 2 (1.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 63 (35.59%) VMware
2 60 (33.90%) Red Hat
3 59 (33.33%) Oracle
4 51 (28.81%) Cisco
5 45 (25.42%) Microsoft
6 37 (20.90%) Sun
7 19 (10.73%) Citrix
8 18 (10.17%) Meraki
9 13 (7.34%) Eloqua
10 9 (5.08%) HP
11 6 (3.39%) Altiris
12 5 (2.82%) Dell
12 5 (2.82%) Sybase
13 4 (2.26%) EMC
13 4 (2.26%) Apple
14 3 (1.69%) IBM
14 3 (1.69%) Symantec
14 3 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.69%) Splunk
15 2 (1.13%) SAP
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