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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 148 127 156
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 76 95 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 1.71% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.84% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 94 66
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £33,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
5479 5157 5251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 92.94% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3815 4031 4375
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,913 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -16 44 £35,000 - 3
Windsor - 11 £57,500 -
Slough -7 9 £51,250 +46.42% 3
Maidenhead -11 2 - - 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 110 (72.37%) Linux
2 79 (51.97%) Microsoft
3 76 (50.00%) VMware
4 63 (41.45%) Windows
5 55 (36.18%) Cisco
5 55 (36.18%) Red Hat
6 54 (35.53%) Perl
7 51 (33.55%) Bash Shell
8 49 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (28.95%) DNS
10 33 (21.71%) UNIX
11 31 (20.39%) ITIL
11 31 (20.39%) SQL
11 31 (20.39%) SQL Server
12 30 (19.74%) Active Directory
13 29 (19.08%) MS Excel
13 29 (19.08%) Open Source
13 29 (19.08%) Degree
14 28 (18.42%) Internet
15 27 (17.76%) HP
15 27 (17.76%) TCP/IP
16 26 (17.11%) SaaS
16 26 (17.11%) Hyper-V
17 25 (16.45%) Apache
18 23 (15.13%) SAN
19 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (14.47%) Time Management
20 20 (13.16%) MySQL
21 18 (11.84%) FTP
21 18 (11.84%) SLA

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (16.45%) Apache
2 15 (9.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.89%) IIS
5 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.95%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.32%) SAP Web AS
9 2 (1.32%) nginx
9 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.66%) CMS
10 1 (0.66%) Confluence
10 1 (0.66%) Lync
10 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.66%) Drupal
10 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.97%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.97%) Agresso
3 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.11%) SaaS
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.61%) Office 365
4 6 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.63%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.63%) IaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) Route 53
6 2 (1.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.95%) DNS
2 28 (18.42%) Internet
3 27 (17.76%) TCP/IP
4 23 (15.13%) SAN
5 18 (11.84%) FTP
6 14 (9.21%) Firewall
6 14 (9.21%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.58%) DHCP
8 9 (5.92%) SMTP
8 9 (5.92%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (5.26%) NAS
9 8 (5.26%) HTTP
10 7 (4.61%) WAN
10 7 (4.61%) LDAP
10 7 (4.61%) LAN
10 7 (4.61%) SSL
11 6 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.95%) VPN
12 5 (3.29%) SNMP
13 4 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.16%) MySQL
3 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.58%) MS Access
5 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.97%) DB2
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.29%) Ant
3 5 (3.29%) Gradle
4 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Selenium
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) German Language
3 4 (2.63%) Legal
4 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.97%) Electronics
4 3 (1.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) Web Services
2 8 (5.26%) J2EE
2 8 (5.26%) COM
3 7 (4.61%) HTML
4 4 (2.63%) XML
4 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.63%) Spring
4 4 (2.63%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.97%) .NET
6 2 (1.32%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.66%) Memcached
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
7 1 (0.66%) CPAN
7 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.08%) Open Source
2 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.61%) Derivative
5 4 (2.63%) Statistics
5 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Firmware
6 3 (1.97%) DTV
7 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.32%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 110 (72.37%) Linux
2 63 (41.45%) Windows
3 33 (21.71%) UNIX
4 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.89%) Solaris
6 11 (7.24%) AIX
7 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.26%) CentOS
9 8 (5.26%) HPUX
10 7 (4.61%) SUSE
11 6 (3.95%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.29%) Debian
13 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.39%) ITIL
2 22 (14.47%) Time Management
3 15 (9.87%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.61%) Service Management
6 6 (3.95%) Dependency Management
7 5 (3.29%) DevOps
7 5 (3.29%) Migration
8 4 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.63%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.63%) Unit Testing
9 3 (1.97%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.97%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (1.97%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.97%) Web Development
9 3 (1.97%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.97%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.32%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.53%) Perl
2 51 (33.55%) Bash Shell
3 31 (20.39%) SQL
4 13 (8.55%) PHP
5 11 (7.24%) Java
6 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.63%) Ruby
9 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) ABAP
10 2 (1.32%) Python
11 1 (0.66%) C
11 1 (0.66%) Korn
11 1 (0.66%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (19.08%) Degree
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.92%) CCNA
4 8 (5.26%) MCSE
4 8 (5.26%) MCITP
5 7 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.29%) VCP5
7 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.32%) OCA
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.66%) MCSA
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.84%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (19.74%) Active Directory
3 26 (17.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.24%) vSphere
4 11 (7.24%) vCloud
5 7 (4.61%) Postfix
6 6 (3.95%) KVM
7 5 (3.29%) Sendmail
7 5 (3.29%) qmail
8 3 (1.97%) Squid
8 3 (1.97%) Xen
8 3 (1.97%) Varnish
8 3 (1.97%) XenServer
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.32%) XenApp
10 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) Puppet
2 14 (9.21%) Nagios
2 14 (9.21%) SCVMM
3 9 (5.92%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.63%) WSUS
6 3 (1.97%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.66%) Plesk
8 1 (0.66%) YUM
8 1 (0.66%) WMI
8 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (51.97%) Microsoft
2 76 (50.00%) VMware
3 55 (36.18%) Red Hat
3 55 (36.18%) Cisco
4 27 (17.76%) HP
5 13 (8.55%) Remedy
6 12 (7.89%) SAP
7 11 (7.24%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (5.26%) EMC
10 7 (4.61%) Veritas
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle
11 6 (3.95%) Lotus
11 6 (3.95%) BMC
12 5 (3.29%) Citrix
12 5 (3.29%) Google
13 4 (2.63%) Sage
13 4 (2.63%) JBoss
13 4 (2.63%) Sun
14 3 (1.97%) IBM
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
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XIST4 IT LIMITED
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Posted: 10 days ago
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ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago