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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 161 164 154
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 69 69 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.26% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 62
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,300 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +6.29%
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
5550 5455 5132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.52% 93.03% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4141 4209
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 -20 29 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Windsor - 12 £57,500 -
Maidenhead -11 10 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Slough 0 7 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 105 (74.47%) Linux
2 65 (46.10%) VMware
3 58 (41.13%) Microsoft
4 52 (36.88%) Windows
5 47 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 46 (32.62%) Cisco
7 40 (28.37%) Perl
7 40 (28.37%) Bash Shell
8 36 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (22.70%) ITIL
9 32 (22.70%) DNS
10 30 (21.28%) UNIX
11 28 (19.86%) SQL
12 27 (19.15%) Active Directory
13 25 (17.73%) Open Source
13 25 (17.73%) Degree
14 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
15 23 (16.31%) TCP/IP
15 23 (16.31%) SAN
15 23 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (14.89%) Puppet
17 20 (14.18%) SaaS
17 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
18 19 (13.48%) Apache
18 19 (13.48%) Internet
19 18 (12.77%) SLA
19 18 (12.77%) Hyper-V
19 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (12.06%) Time Management
20 17 (12.06%) Ubuntu

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (13.48%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.96%) IIS
5 6 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.26%) IBM Notes
5 6 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.42%) SAP Web AS
6 2 (1.42%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.13%) Agresso
3 2 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.42%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.42%) SAP GRC
3 2 (1.42%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.42%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) SaaS
2 11 (7.80%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.96%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.96%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.84%) IaaS
5 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.84%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.70%) DNS
2 23 (16.31%) TCP/IP
2 23 (16.31%) SAN
3 19 (13.48%) Internet
4 12 (8.51%) FTP
4 12 (8.51%) Firewall
5 11 (7.80%) NAS
6 9 (6.38%) LAN
6 9 (6.38%) WAN
7 7 (4.96%) LDAP
8 6 (4.26%) VPN
8 6 (4.26%) SSL
8 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.26%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.55%) BGP
9 5 (3.55%) SMTP
10 4 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.13%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (9.22%) MySQL
4 10 (7.09%) MS Access
5 7 (4.96%) Redis
5 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.42%) DB2
8 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.84%) Gradle
2 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.84%) Ant
3 2 (1.42%) Subversion
General
1 12 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.55%) Finance
3 4 (2.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) German Language
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) Web Services
2 9 (6.38%) LAMP
3 8 (5.67%) Memcached
4 7 (4.96%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (4.26%) HTML
6 5 (3.55%) J2EE
7 4 (2.84%) XML
7 4 (2.84%) .NET
7 4 (2.84%) COM
7 4 (2.84%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.84%) Spring
8 2 (1.42%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Open Source
2 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.55%) Derivative
4 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.84%) Statistics
6 2 (1.42%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 105 (74.47%) Linux
2 52 (36.88%) Windows
3 30 (21.28%) UNIX
4 23 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (12.06%) Ubuntu
7 15 (10.64%) CentOS
8 13 (9.22%) Solaris
9 11 (7.80%) SUSE
10 10 (7.09%) Windows 8
10 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (7.09%) Windows 7
11 9 (6.38%) Debian
12 7 (4.96%) AIX
13 5 (3.55%) HPUX
14 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.70%) ITIL
2 17 (12.06%) Time Management
2 17 (12.06%) Configuration Management
3 13 (9.22%) DevOps
4 12 (8.51%) Service Management
5 7 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.26%) Dependency Management
7 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.55%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.55%) Project Management
8 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.84%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.13%) Web Development
9 3 (2.13%) Migration
9 3 (2.13%) ERP
10 2 (1.42%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.42%) SAP Security
10 2 (1.42%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.37%) Perl
1 40 (28.37%) Bash Shell
2 28 (19.86%) SQL
3 12 (8.51%) PHP
4 11 (7.80%) Java
5 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.13%) AWK
8 3 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) ABAP
10 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.13%) MCITP
5 2 (1.42%) OCA
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.42%) HND
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
5 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.71%) VCP5
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.77%) SLA
2 9 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 36 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 18 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.96%) vSphere
4 7 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.26%) vCloud
6 5 (3.55%) qmail
6 5 (3.55%) Postfix
7 4 (2.84%) Firmware
8 3 (2.13%) Squid
8 3 (2.13%) Varnish
8 3 (2.13%) XenServer
9 2 (1.42%) Sendmail
9 2 (1.42%) XenApp
9 2 (1.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.71%) Xen
10 1 (0.71%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 21 (14.89%) Puppet
2 16 (11.35%) Nagios
3 8 (5.67%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.26%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.84%) WSUS
6 3 (2.13%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.42%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.42%) SCCM
8 1 (0.71%) logstash
8 1 (0.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (46.10%) VMware
2 58 (41.13%) Microsoft
3 47 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 46 (32.62%) Cisco
5 17 (12.06%) Remedy
6 16 (11.35%) HP
6 16 (11.35%) EMC
7 11 (7.80%) SAP
8 10 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (5.67%) F5
10 6 (4.26%) BMC
10 6 (4.26%) Lotus
10 6 (4.26%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.55%) Google
11 5 (3.55%) Veritas
11 5 (3.55%) Citrix
12 3 (2.13%) Foundry
12 3 (2.13%) Egenera
12 3 (2.13%) Sage
12 3 (2.13%) Sun
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