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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 161 166 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 64 64 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 1.08% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.16% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 92
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £29,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
5476 5524 5134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.07% 93.28% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3850 4053 4264
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -5 27 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Maidenhead +3 8 £48,000 +12.94%
Slough -4 7 £35,000 -20.00%
Windsor - 5 £57,500 -
Newbury +1 1 £29,000 -27.50%
Hungerford - 1 - -
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 104 (72.73%) Linux
2 59 (41.26%) VMware
3 55 (38.46%) Windows
4 51 (35.66%) Red Hat
5 47 (32.87%) Cisco
6 45 (31.47%) Microsoft
7 40 (27.97%) Perl
8 39 (27.27%) Bash Shell
9 34 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (21.68%) DNS
11 30 (20.98%) UNIX
11 30 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (20.28%) CentOS
13 25 (17.48%) ITIL
14 24 (16.78%) SAN
14 24 (16.78%) Puppet
15 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
15 23 (16.08%) SQL
16 22 (15.38%) Open Source
16 22 (15.38%) Ubuntu
16 22 (15.38%) Degree
17 21 (14.69%) Internet
18 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
18 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
18 20 (13.99%) EMC
19 19 (13.29%) Nagios
20 18 (12.59%) Apache
21 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
21 17 (11.89%) SaaS
21 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (12.59%) Apache
2 11 (7.69%) IIS
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.10%) nginx
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Drupal
7 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.40%) Agresso
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) SaaS
2 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.29%) Amazon S3
3 9 (6.29%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.80%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.68%) DNS
2 24 (16.78%) SAN
3 21 (14.69%) Internet
4 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.39%) Firewall
6 11 (7.69%) NAS
7 9 (6.29%) LDAP
7 9 (6.29%) LAN
7 9 (6.29%) WAN
8 8 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.90%) BGP
10 6 (4.20%) SSL
11 5 (3.50%) VPN
11 5 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.80%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.80%) tcpdump
12 4 (2.80%) snoop
12 4 (2.80%) FWSM
12 4 (2.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (9.09%) MySQL
4 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.29%) Hadoop
5 9 (6.29%) Redis
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.59%) MS Access
7 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.40%) DB2
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.80%) Ant
2 4 (2.80%) Subversion
2 4 (2.80%) Gradle
2 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Marketing
3 4 (2.80%) Automotive
3 4 (2.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.79%) Web Services
2 11 (7.69%) LAMP
3 10 (6.99%) Memcached
4 9 (6.29%) ZeroMQ
5 4 (2.80%) XML
5 4 (2.80%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.80%) Spring
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) .NET
5 4 (2.80%) J2EE
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Open Source
2 15 (10.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) Derivative
5 3 (2.10%) Statistics
5 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.40%) Kindle
6 2 (1.40%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.70%) LPAR
7 1 (0.70%) AS400
7 1 (0.70%) HACMP
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (72.73%) Linux
2 55 (38.46%) Windows
3 34 (23.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (20.98%) UNIX
5 29 (20.28%) CentOS
6 22 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (9.79%) Solaris
9 13 (9.09%) AIX
9 13 (9.09%) SUSE
10 11 (7.69%) Debian
11 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
12 8 (5.59%) Windows 7
13 5 (3.50%) HPUX
14 2 (1.40%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.48%) ITIL
2 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
2 17 (11.89%) DevOps
3 16 (11.19%) Time Management
3 16 (11.19%) Service Management
4 8 (5.59%) Project Management
4 8 (5.59%) Web Development
5 7 (4.90%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (3.50%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.80%) Data Management
8 4 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (2.80%) Dependency Management
8 4 (2.80%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.10%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.10%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.97%) Perl
2 39 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 23 (16.08%) SQL
4 11 (7.69%) PHP
5 9 (6.29%) Java
6 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.50%) Python
8 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.10%) AWK
9 2 (1.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (15.38%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.80%) MCITP
6 3 (2.10%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) SLA
2 8 (5.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.10%) QA
4 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.90%) Samba
4 7 (4.90%) NFS
5 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.50%) Firmware
5 5 (3.50%) qmail
5 5 (3.50%) vSphere
6 4 (2.80%) XenApp
6 4 (2.80%) Postfix
7 3 (2.10%) Squid
7 3 (2.10%) Varnish
8 2 (1.40%) XenServer
8 2 (1.40%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.40%) KVM
9 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (16.78%) Puppet
2 19 (13.29%) Nagios
3 7 (4.90%) nmon
4 6 (4.20%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.50%) logstash
5 5 (3.50%) SCCM
6 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.10%) CFEngine
7 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.10%) WSUS
8 2 (1.40%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.70%) Plesk
9 1 (0.70%) cPanel
9 1 (0.70%) Webmin
9 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (41.26%) VMware
2 51 (35.66%) Red Hat
3 47 (32.87%) Cisco
4 45 (31.47%) Microsoft
5 20 (13.99%) EMC
6 16 (11.19%) Remedy
7 13 (9.09%) IBM
8 10 (6.99%) HP
9 9 (6.29%) F5
10 7 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (4.20%) SAP
11 6 (4.20%) Foundry
11 6 (4.20%) Citrix
12 5 (3.50%) BMC
12 5 (3.50%) Sun
12 5 (3.50%) Splunk
12 5 (3.50%) Google
13 4 (2.80%) Egenera
13 4 (2.80%) Oracle
14 3 (2.10%) NetApp
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