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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 166 146 126
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 62 70 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 1.32% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.41% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41 62 97
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
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 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 39 £40,000 - 4
Slough -5 6 £35,750 -15.88% 2
Newbury -6 2 £29,000 -27.50%
Windsor - 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £70,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 94 (73.44%) Linux
2 50 (39.06%) Red Hat
3 48 (37.50%) VMware
4 43 (33.59%) Cisco
5 38 (29.69%) Windows
6 35 (27.34%) CentOS
7 34 (26.56%) Microsoft
8 32 (25.00%) Perl
8 32 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (21.88%) Bash Shell
9 28 (21.88%) UNIX
10 27 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (20.31%) EMC
11 26 (20.31%) DNS
12 25 (19.53%) Puppet
13 24 (18.75%) Ubuntu
13 24 (18.75%) ITIL
14 22 (17.19%) SAN
14 22 (17.19%) Internet
15 20 (15.63%) Nagios
16 19 (14.84%) Open Source
16 19 (14.84%) DevOps
17 17 (13.28%) Time Management
17 17 (13.28%) Degree
17 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
17 17 (13.28%) IBM
18 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 16 (12.50%) AIX
18 16 (12.50%) Apache
18 16 (12.50%) Service Management

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 14 (10.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.34%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.81%) SaaS
2 10 (7.81%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.03%) Amazon S3
3 9 (7.03%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.91%) PaaS
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.31%) DNS
2 22 (17.19%) SAN
2 22 (17.19%) Internet
3 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.38%) Firewall
5 10 (7.81%) NAS
6 8 (6.25%) LDAP
6 8 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.47%) BGP
8 5 (3.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.13%) LAN
9 4 (3.13%) WAN
9 4 (3.13%) DHCP
9 4 (3.13%) FTP
9 4 (3.13%) SSL
9 4 (3.13%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.13%) FWSM
9 4 (3.13%) tcpdump
9 4 (3.13%) snoop
10 2 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) MySQL
2 9 (7.03%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.03%) Redis
3 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.91%) DB2
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.13%) Subversion
3 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) Gradle
5 1 (0.78%) Hudson
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.91%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.59%) Web Services
2 10 (7.81%) LAMP
2 10 (7.81%) Memcached
3 9 (7.03%) ZeroMQ
4 6 (4.69%) .NET
5 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.13%) HTML
6 4 (3.13%) XML
7 1 (0.78%) Spring
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Open Source
2 14 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (3.91%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Kindle
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) LPAR
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Celerra
6 1 (0.78%) CMDB
6 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.78%) HACMP
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (73.44%) Linux
2 38 (29.69%) Windows
3 35 (27.34%) CentOS
4 32 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (21.88%) UNIX
6 24 (18.75%) Ubuntu
7 16 (12.50%) AIX
8 15 (11.72%) SUSE
9 14 (10.94%) Solaris
10 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (10.16%) Debian
11 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (4.69%) HPUX
14 2 (1.56%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.78%) Android
15 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) ITIL
2 19 (14.84%) DevOps
3 17 (13.28%) Time Management
4 16 (12.50%) Service Management
5 15 (11.72%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.03%) Project Management
7 8 (6.25%) Web Development
8 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.47%) Data Management
9 6 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.91%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.91%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.91%) MVC
10 5 (3.91%) Scrum
11 3 (2.34%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.56%) Change Management
12 2 (1.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.00%) Perl
2 28 (21.88%) Bash Shell
3 12 (9.38%) PHP
4 11 (8.59%) SQL
5 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.69%) Java
7 5 (3.91%) Python
7 5 (3.91%) C#
8 3 (2.34%) AWK
9 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Degree
2 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
2 11 (8.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.03%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.91%) MCITP
6 3 (2.34%) HND
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.03%) NFS
3 9 (7.03%) Samba
4 8 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.69%) Firmware
6 5 (3.91%) vSphere
6 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.13%) XenApp
7 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.78%) Varnish
8 1 (0.78%) QEMU
8 1 (0.78%) Xen
8 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) Puppet
2 20 (15.63%) Nagios
3 10 (7.81%) SCCM
4 9 (7.03%) nmon
5 5 (3.91%) logstash
5 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.56%) Netcool
7 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.78%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.78%) Plesk
8 1 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.78%) cPanel
8 1 (0.78%) Webmin
8 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (39.06%) Red Hat
2 48 (37.50%) VMware
3 43 (33.59%) Cisco
4 34 (26.56%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.31%) EMC
6 17 (13.28%) IBM
7 13 (10.16%) HP
8 10 (7.81%) Remedy
9 9 (7.03%) F5
10 8 (6.25%) Oracle
11 6 (4.69%) Foundry
12 5 (3.91%) Red Gate
12 5 (3.91%) Splunk
12 5 (3.91%) NetApp
12 5 (3.91%) Sun
12 5 (3.91%) Sybase
12 5 (3.91%) Symantec
13 4 (3.13%) SAP
13 4 (3.13%) Citrix
13 4 (3.13%) Egenera
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago