The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 140 215 157
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 42 15 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.28% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.30% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 43
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
3426 5079 5206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.48% 95.67% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2708 4124 3749
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +53 28 £43,500 +2.35% 4
Slough - 5 £70,000 - 1
Windsor - 3 £75,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £37,500 -
Newbury - 1 £33,000 -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 59 (63.44%) Linux
2 45 (48.39%) Windows
3 44 (47.31%) VMware
4 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
5 25 (26.88%) Puppet
6 24 (25.81%) DevOps
7 23 (24.73%) Python
7 23 (24.73%) Windows Server
8 21 (22.58%) PHP
8 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (21.51%) MySQL
9 20 (21.51%) Apache
10 19 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (18.28%) CentOS
11 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
12 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
12 16 (17.20%) Perl
13 15 (16.13%) Nagios
13 15 (16.13%) vSphere
14 14 (15.05%) Configuration Management
14 14 (15.05%) LAMP
14 14 (15.05%) ITIL
14 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
15 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
15 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (12.90%) Firewall
17 11 (11.83%) IIS
17 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (21.51%) Apache
2 11 (11.83%) IIS
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.75%) nginx
4 7 (7.53%) Drupal
4 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.38%) Eucalyptus
5 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.15%) WordPress
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) AutoCAD
2 4 (4.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Infor M3
1 4 (4.30%) Movex
2 2 (2.15%) Magento
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.75%) Office 365
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.60%) SaaS
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle CX
7 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Firewall
2 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.75%) DHCP
3 10 (10.75%) DNS
4 9 (9.68%) SAN
5 4 (4.30%) VLAN
6 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.15%) FTP
7 2 (2.15%) Network Security
7 2 (2.15%) VoIP
8 1 (1.08%) IPsec
8 1 (1.08%) Junos
8 1 (1.08%) LAN
8 1 (1.08%) LDAP
8 1 (1.08%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) MySQL
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) Informix
6 1 (1.08%) MaxDB
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Subversion
3 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.15%) Redmine
5 1 (1.08%) Ant
5 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) LAMP
2 6 (6.45%) Web Services
3 5 (5.38%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (5.38%) Sensu
4 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.08%) HTML
6 1 (1.08%) HTML5
6 1 (1.08%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) AS400
5 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Celerra
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Linux
2 45 (48.39%) Windows
3 23 (24.73%) Windows Server
4 17 (18.28%) CentOS
5 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Unix
7 6 (6.45%) Debian
7 6 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.30%) Solaris
9 3 (3.23%) zOS
10 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.08%) HPUX
11 1 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) DevOps
2 14 (15.05%) Configuration Management
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Open Source
4 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.45%) High Availability
5 6 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.38%) Open Source Development
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.30%) CAD
7 4 (4.30%) ERP
7 4 (4.30%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.30%) Web Development
8 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.23%) Logistics
8 3 (3.23%) Online Marketing
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.15%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) Python
2 21 (22.58%) PHP
3 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
3 16 (17.20%) Perl
4 10 (10.75%) SQL
5 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.53%) Java
7 5 (5.38%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) CCNA
2 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.38%) MCITP
2 5 (5.38%) MCP
2 5 (5.38%) MCSA
2 5 (5.38%) MCSE
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.15%) PhD
3 2 (2.15%) RHCE
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.13%) vSphere
4 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.45%) Varnish
6 5 (5.38%) GlusterFS
6 5 (5.38%) KVM
6 5 (5.38%) XenServer
7 4 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.15%) vCloud
8 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.08%) Docker
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (26.88%) Puppet
2 19 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (16.13%) Nagios
4 11 (11.83%) Cacti
5 6 (6.45%) Ansible
6 5 (5.38%) Ganglia
6 5 (5.38%) OpenView
6 5 (5.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (4.30%) cPanel
7 4 (4.30%) Graphite
8 3 (3.23%) Salt
9 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Plesk
9 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
10 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.08%) Legato
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.08%) Pingdom
10 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (47.31%) VMware
2 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle
5 8 (8.60%) arcserve
6 6 (6.45%) Splunk
6 6 (6.45%) Sun
7 5 (5.38%) BMC
8 4 (4.30%) EMC
8 4 (4.30%) Veeam
9 3 (3.23%) Citrix
9 3 (3.23%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.15%) Apple
10 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.15%) SAP
10 2 (2.15%) Zerto
11 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
11 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
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