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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 164 145 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 54 78 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 1.38% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.49% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 73 105
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
4735 5236 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 92.69% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3803 3970
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
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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 -8 43 £50,000 +42.85% 9
Slough -4 5 £41,750 +13.60%
Maidenhead - 3 £37,500 -
Bracknell +17 2 £42,500 +51.78%
Newbury -2 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 88 (76.52%) Linux
2 53 (46.09%) Red Hat
3 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.43%) UNIX
4 35 (30.43%) Perl
5 32 (27.83%) Oracle
5 32 (27.83%) Windows
6 28 (24.35%) Cisco
6 28 (24.35%) Bash Shell
7 26 (22.61%) DevOps
8 25 (21.74%) CentOS
8 25 (21.74%) MySQL
8 25 (21.74%) Internet
9 24 (20.87%) Puppet
9 24 (20.87%) Open Source
10 23 (20.00%) Time Management
11 22 (19.13%) VMware
11 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
12 20 (17.39%) Apache
12 20 (17.39%) AIX
12 20 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (15.65%) DNS
14 17 (14.78%) Solaris
14 17 (14.78%) SQL
15 16 (13.91%) Degree
16 15 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.04%) EMC
17 14 (12.17%) HP
17 14 (12.17%) PHP
17 14 (12.17%) HPUX

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (17.39%) Apache
2 13 (11.30%) IIS
3 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.09%) JBoss
5 6 (5.22%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.35%) Drupal
7 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.48%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (2.61%) nginx
9 2 (1.74%) Site Server
9 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.74%) Eucalyptus
9 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.87%) WordPress
10 1 (0.87%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.83%) SaaS
3 7 (6.09%) PaaS
4 4 (3.48%) Taleo
5 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.74%) Responsys
6 1 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.74%) Internet
2 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
3 18 (15.65%) DNS
4 12 (10.43%) SAN
5 10 (8.70%) Firewall
6 8 (6.96%) NAS
7 6 (5.22%) LDAP
8 4 (3.48%) LAN
8 4 (3.48%) WAN
8 4 (3.48%) VPN
8 4 (3.48%) DHCP
8 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.61%) IPsec
9 3 (2.61%) OSPF
9 3 (2.61%) BGP
10 2 (1.74%) VRRP
10 2 (1.74%) IPv4
10 2 (1.74%) IPv6
10 2 (1.74%) FTP
10 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.74%) MySQL
2 12 (10.43%) DB2
2 12 (10.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.87%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Hudson
2 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.22%) Selenium
2 6 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.48%) Subversion
4 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) German Language
2 5 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) French Language
4 3 (2.61%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 2 (1.74%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
1 8 (6.96%) Web Services
2 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.74%) LAMP
3 2 (1.74%) XML
3 2 (1.74%) Sensu
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 10 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.35%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.48%) Kindle
4 4 (3.48%) CMDB
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) Statistics
5 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.74%) Celerra
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Xbox
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) LPAR
7 1 (0.87%) AS400
7 1 (0.87%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 88 (76.52%) Linux
2 35 (30.43%) UNIX
3 32 (27.83%) Windows
4 25 (21.74%) CentOS
5 20 (17.39%) AIX
5 20 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (14.78%) Solaris
7 14 (12.17%) HPUX
7 14 (12.17%) Debian
8 12 (10.43%) Ubuntu
9 10 (8.70%) SUSE
10 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.35%) Android
12 3 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.74%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) DevOps
2 24 (20.87%) Open Source
3 23 (20.00%) Time Management
4 13 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.30%) ITIL
5 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.83%) Data Management
7 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.96%) Scrum
8 7 (6.09%) MVC
9 5 (4.35%) Project Management
10 4 (3.48%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.48%) Capacity Management
11 3 (2.61%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (2.61%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.61%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.61%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.61%) Service Management
12 2 (1.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) Perl
2 28 (24.35%) Bash Shell
3 17 (14.78%) SQL
4 14 (12.17%) PHP
5 12 (10.43%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.70%) Python
7 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.09%) C#
9 5 (4.35%) Ruby
10 4 (3.48%) Java
11 2 (1.74%) AWK
12 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.35%) MCITP
4 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) MCSE
5 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.74%) IC3 Certification
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.87%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.87%) CCNP
7 1 (0.87%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) Samba
3 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.35%) vSphere
4 5 (4.35%) NFS
5 4 (3.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.74%) Firmware
7 2 (1.74%) Varnish
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
7 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.74%) KVM
7 2 (1.74%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.87%) iptables
8 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) Puppet
2 11 (9.57%) Nagios
3 10 (8.70%) SCCM
3 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.96%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (4.35%) Ansible
5 5 (4.35%) nmon
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.48%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.61%) Graphite
7 3 (2.61%) Netcool
8 2 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.74%) OpenView
8 2 (1.74%) Cacti
8 2 (1.74%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.87%) cPanel
9 1 (0.87%) Webmin
9 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (46.09%) Red Hat
2 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
3 32 (27.83%) Oracle
4 28 (24.35%) Cisco
5 22 (19.13%) VMware
6 15 (13.04%) EMC
7 14 (12.17%) HP
8 13 (11.30%) IBM
9 11 (9.57%) Sybase
10 7 (6.09%) Sun
10 7 (6.09%) Symantec
11 6 (5.22%) Red Gate
12 5 (4.35%) NetApp
12 5 (4.35%) Veritas
13 3 (2.61%) Foundry
13 3 (2.61%) Juniper
14 2 (1.74%) Dell
14 2 (1.74%) BMC
14 2 (1.74%) Splunk
14 2 (1.74%) F5
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Package
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
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Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
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