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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 153 140 163
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 51 97 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 1.85% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.93% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 57
Median salary £55,000 £40,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.96% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £27,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
4075 5032 5608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.95% 95.90% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3232 4008 3813
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough +36 19 £60,000 +84.61% 2
Bracknell +1 10 £52,500 +26.50%
Reading -36 7 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Windsor -2 4 £57,500 +76.92%
Maidenhead -3 4 £57,500 +47.43%
Thatcham - 2 £28,500 -
Newbury +2 1 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Systems Administrator
South East

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 61 (62.89%) VMware
2 59 (60.82%) Linux
3 48 (49.48%) Windows
4 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
5 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
6 30 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
8 25 (25.77%) Puppet
8 25 (25.77%) Perl
9 24 (24.74%) Python
10 23 (23.71%) ITIL
10 23 (23.71%) Cisco
10 23 (23.71%) vSphere
11 22 (22.68%) Red Hat
12 20 (20.62%) Nagios
12 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
14 17 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
15 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
15 15 (15.46%) Apache
15 15 (15.46%) Web Services
16 14 (14.43%) Finance
16 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (14.43%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (14.43%) Office 365
17 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (13.40%) DevOps

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 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (15.46%) Apache
3 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.40%) MS Exchange
4 12 (12.37%) nginx
5 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.22%) IIS
7 4 (4.12%) JBoss
7 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.03%) Drupal
8 1 (1.03%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) AutoCAD
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.12%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Infor M3
1 4 (4.12%) Movex
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Office 365
2 12 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.15%) SaaS
5 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) DNS
2 7 (7.22%) DHCP
2 7 (7.22%) Firewall
3 6 (6.19%) HTTP
3 6 (6.19%) SAN
3 6 (6.19%) SSL
3 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) LDAP
5 4 (4.12%) SMTP
6 3 (3.09%) FTP
6 3 (3.09%) VPN
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) MySQL
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Ant
2 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Games
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) Web Services
2 9 (9.28%) HTML
2 9 (9.28%) LAMP
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (4.12%) MCollective
5 1 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (1.03%) Sensu
5 1 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) AS400
4 3 (3.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (60.82%) Linux
2 48 (49.48%) Windows
3 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.34%) Unix
8 7 (7.22%) CentOS
9 5 (5.15%) Solaris
10 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.09%) zOS
12 1 (1.03%) AIX
12 1 (1.03%) Debian
12 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
2 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
3 13 (13.40%) DevOps
4 11 (11.34%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.28%) Service Management
5 9 (9.28%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (8.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (7.22%) Migration
8 6 (6.19%) BPR
8 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.19%) High Availability
9 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.12%) CAD
10 4 (4.12%) Change Management
10 4 (4.12%) ERP
10 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.09%) Change Control
11 3 (3.09%) Kernel Tuning
11 3 (3.09%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) Perl
2 24 (24.74%) Python
3 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) PHP
5 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.19%) SQL
6 3 (3.09%) Java
7 2 (2.06%) Korn
8 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (13.40%) MCITP
2 13 (13.40%) MCSE
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.37%) MCP
3 12 (12.37%) MCSA
4 8 (8.25%) CCNA
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.22%) RHCE
6 6 (6.19%) Degree
7 5 (5.15%) CCNP
8 4 (4.12%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.03%) CEH
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 30 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (23.71%) vSphere
4 6 (6.19%) qmail
5 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.12%) Squid
5 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.09%) Firmware
6 3 (3.09%) Postfix
7 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.03%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.03%) KVM
8 1 (1.03%) Varnish
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (25.77%) Puppet
2 20 (20.62%) Nagios
3 14 (14.43%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (11.34%) SCCM
5 9 (9.28%) Cacti
6 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (5.15%) Ganglia
7 5 (5.15%) logstash
7 5 (5.15%) ZABBIX
8 4 (4.12%) collectd
8 4 (4.12%) Graphite
8 4 (4.12%) SCOM
9 3 (3.09%) Ansible
9 3 (3.09%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.06%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.06%) WSUS
11 1 (1.03%) Pingdom
11 1 (1.03%) Plesk
11 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
11 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) VMware
2 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.71%) Cisco
4 22 (22.68%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.31%) ServiceNow
6 8 (8.25%) Splunk
7 7 (7.22%) arcserve
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle
9 3 (3.09%) EMC
9 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.06%) F5
10 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.06%) SAP
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
11 1 (1.03%) BMC
11 1 (1.03%) CA
11 1 (1.03%) Citrix
11 1 (1.03%) Dell
11 1 (1.03%) HP
11 1 (1.03%) IBM
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