The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 96 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 44 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.86% 1.54% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.66% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 48
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Systems Administrator
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Reading region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Reading

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 46 (70.77%) Linux
2 40 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 28 (43.08%) Perl
4 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
4 27 (41.54%) Bash Shell
5 26 (40.00%) Cisco
6 24 (36.92%) Internet
7 19 (29.23%) Time Management
7 19 (29.23%) Open Source
8 17 (26.15%) CentOS
8 17 (26.15%) DNS
9 15 (23.08%) Windows
10 14 (21.54%) AIX
11 13 (20.00%) UNIX
11 13 (20.00%) VMware
12 11 (16.92%) Debian
12 11 (16.92%) Ubuntu
12 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.92%) HP
13 10 (15.38%) IBM
13 10 (15.38%) PHP
13 10 (15.38%) Oracle
14 9 (13.85%) SQL
14 9 (13.85%) MySQL
14 9 (13.85%) HPUX
14 9 (13.85%) Apache
14 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
15 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (13.85%) Apache
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) SaaS
1 6 (9.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) Internet
2 17 (26.15%) DNS
3 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.77%) Firewall
5 5 (7.69%) FTP
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.15%) SAN
7 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.62%) NAS
7 3 (4.62%) LDAP
7 3 (4.62%) LAN
7 3 (4.62%) WAN
8 2 (3.08%) DHCP
8 2 (3.08%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) IPsec
8 2 (3.08%) OSPF
8 2 (3.08%) BGP
8 2 (3.08%) VRRP
8 2 (3.08%) IPv4
8 2 (3.08%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) DB2
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (9.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (4.62%) French Language
1 3 (4.62%) German Language
1 3 (4.62%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
1 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
1 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Celerra
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) CentOS
3 15 (23.08%) Windows
4 14 (21.54%) AIX
5 13 (20.00%) UNIX
6 11 (16.92%) Debian
6 11 (16.92%) Ubuntu
7 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (13.85%) HPUX
8 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (10.77%) Solaris
10 6 (9.23%) SUSE
11 2 (3.08%) OpenBSD
11 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Time Management
2 8 (12.31%) DevOps
2 8 (12.31%) Data Management
2 8 (12.31%) ITIL
3 7 (10.77%) Scrum
3 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) MVC
5 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.54%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.54%) Web Development
7 1 (1.54%) Service Management
7 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.54%) Change Management
7 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Perl
2 27 (41.54%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.38%) PHP
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) AWK
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Java
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) HND
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (7.69%) vSphere
3 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.69%) NFS
3 5 (7.69%) Samba
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.54%) QEMU
7 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
1 6 (9.23%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) nmon
3 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.08%) Netcool
4 2 (3.08%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.54%) collectd
5 1 (1.54%) Graphite
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 26 (40.00%) Cisco
4 13 (20.00%) VMware
5 11 (16.92%) HP
6 10 (15.38%) IBM
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle
7 6 (9.23%) Sybase
7 6 (9.23%) Symantec
7 6 (9.23%) EMC
7 6 (9.23%) Red Gate
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Veritas
9 3 (4.62%) Foundry
10 2 (3.08%) Juniper
10 2 (3.08%) Dell
11 1 (1.54%) Sun
11 1 (1.54%) Egenera
11 1 (1.54%) F5
11 1 (1.54%) Facebook
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Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
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Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago