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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 125 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 22 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 1.71% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.84% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 35
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.73%
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
2369 2335 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.57% 92.95% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1847 1631
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 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 31 October 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 51 (68.92%) Linux
2 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 36 (48.65%) Windows
4 35 (47.30%) VMware
5 34 (45.95%) Perl
6 32 (43.24%) Red Hat
7 30 (40.54%) Bash Shell
8 26 (35.14%) Cisco
9 21 (28.38%) DNS
10 19 (25.68%) Internet
10 19 (25.68%) Open Source
11 18 (24.32%) SQL
12 16 (21.62%) Time Management
12 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
14 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
15 13 (17.57%) HP
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
16 12 (16.22%) ITIL
16 12 (16.22%) Apache
16 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
16 12 (16.22%) Degree
16 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
16 12 (16.22%) SaaS
17 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (14.86%) UNIX
18 10 (13.51%) FTP
18 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 12 (16.22%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.11%) IBM Notes
5 5 (6.76%) IIS
6 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) SaaS
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) DNS
2 19 (25.68%) Internet
3 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.51%) FTP
5 7 (9.46%) LAN
5 7 (9.46%) WAN
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.76%) NAS
7 5 (6.76%) SAN
8 4 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.41%) VPN
8 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.05%) tcpdump
9 3 (4.05%) snoop
9 3 (4.05%) FWSM
9 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.05%) Wireshark
9 3 (4.05%) Firewall
10 2 (2.70%) LDAP
10 2 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.46%) MS Access
4 5 (6.76%) MySQL
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) HTML
1 4 (5.41%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) COM
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Open Source
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Derivative
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Statistics
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.92%) Linux
2 36 (48.65%) Windows
3 11 (14.86%) UNIX
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Solaris
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.11%) CentOS
7 6 (8.11%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.76%) Debian
8 5 (6.76%) AIX
8 5 (6.76%) HPUX
8 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Time Management
2 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.05%) Web Development
4 3 (4.05%) Dependency Management
5 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.70%) Data Management
5 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.35%) Change Management
6 1 (1.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.35%) Content Management
6 1 (1.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.35%) Workflow
6 1 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) Perl
2 30 (40.54%) Bash Shell
3 18 (24.32%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) PHP
5 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.41%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.05%) AWK
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) HND
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) OCA
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.46%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) vCloud
6 3 (4.05%) XenApp
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.05%) qmail
6 3 (4.05%) Firmware
6 3 (4.05%) Squid
7 2 (2.70%) Postfix
7 2 (2.70%) Varnish
7 2 (2.70%) KVM
8 1 (1.35%) QEMU
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.41%) WSUS
3 4 (5.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.35%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (47.30%) VMware
3 32 (43.24%) Red Hat
4 26 (35.14%) Cisco
5 13 (17.57%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) SAP
6 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (8.11%) Lotus
7 5 (6.76%) Veritas
8 4 (5.41%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.05%) F5
9 3 (4.05%) Egenera
9 3 (4.05%) Foundry
9 3 (4.05%) Remedy
9 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 3 (4.05%) BMC
9 3 (4.05%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Salary excellent + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 8 days ago