The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 85 69 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 51 63 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.16% 2.78% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.94% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 63 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2140 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 94.27% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1709 1754
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Berkshire

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 29 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 75 (77.32%) Linux
2 67 (69.07%) Microsoft
3 48 (49.48%) VMware
4 46 (47.42%) Perl
5 40 (41.24%) Bash Shell
6 37 (38.14%) Windows
7 34 (35.05%) DNS
8 33 (34.02%) Cisco
9 32 (32.99%) Red Hat
10 28 (28.87%) Open Source
10 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (26.80%) Degree
11 26 (26.80%) Internet
12 23 (23.71%) ITIL
13 22 (22.68%) Time Management
13 22 (22.68%) SaaS
14 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
14 21 (21.65%) HP
15 18 (18.56%) FTP
16 17 (17.53%) SQL
16 17 (17.53%) UNIX
16 17 (17.53%) Hyper-V
17 16 (16.49%) Apache
18 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
18 15 (15.46%) SAN
19 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
19 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
19 14 (14.43%) NetBackup
20 13 (13.40%) Backup Exec
20 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (16.49%) Apache
2 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (5.15%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.12%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.09%) Drupal
7 2 (2.06%) nginx
7 2 (2.06%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Lync
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 21 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.68%) SaaS
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.06%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.06%) Route 53
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) DNS
2 26 (26.80%) Internet
3 18 (18.56%) FTP
4 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.46%) SAN
5 13 (13.40%) NAS
6 12 (12.37%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.25%) HTTP
8 6 (6.19%) VPN
8 6 (6.19%) LDAP
8 6 (6.19%) SMTP
8 6 (6.19%) SSL
9 4 (4.12%) WAN
9 4 (4.12%) Firewall
9 4 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (4.12%) LAN
10 3 (3.09%) DHCP
11 2 (2.06%) VoIP
11 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.28%) MySQL
4 7 (7.22%) MS Access
5 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) COM
2 6 (6.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) XML
3 2 (2.06%) Sensu
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) LAMP
4 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) Open Source
2 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.31%) Derivative
4 4 (4.12%) Statistics
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (77.32%) Linux
2 37 (38.14%) Windows
3 17 (17.53%) UNIX
4 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.31%) AIX
5 10 (10.31%) HPUX
5 10 (10.31%) Solaris
6 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.12%) CentOS
7 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) ITIL
2 22 (22.68%) Time Management
3 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.09%) Dependency Management
4 3 (3.09%) Change Management
4 3 (3.09%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (3.09%) DevOps
5 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.06%) Load Testing
5 2 (2.06%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.03%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.03%) Workflow
6 1 (1.03%) Scrum
6 1 (1.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) Perl
2 40 (41.24%) Bash Shell
3 17 (17.53%) SQL
4 10 (10.31%) PHP
5 5 (5.15%) Ruby
6 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (26.80%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.09%) MCITP
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) MCSA
6 2 (2.06%) CCNP
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.06%) OCA
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) QA
3 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.53%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.34%) vSphere
4 11 (11.34%) vCloud
5 6 (6.19%) KVM
6 3 (3.09%) Varnish
6 3 (3.09%) XenApp
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.09%) Postfix
7 2 (2.06%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.06%) qmail
7 2 (2.06%) Squid
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) NetBackup
2 13 (13.40%) Backup Exec
3 12 (12.37%) SCVMM
4 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.12%) WSUS
5 4 (4.12%) Puppet
6 3 (3.09%) ARCserve
7 2 (2.06%) OpenView
7 2 (2.06%) Netcool
7 2 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.06%) Nagios
7 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.06%) Cacti
7 2 (2.06%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.03%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.03%) SCCM
8 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (69.07%) Microsoft
2 48 (49.48%) VMware
3 33 (34.02%) Cisco
4 32 (32.99%) Red Hat
5 21 (21.65%) HP
6 11 (11.34%) 3PAR
7 10 (10.31%) Veritas
8 5 (5.15%) Lotus
8 5 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (5.15%) SAP
8 5 (5.15%) BMC
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle
10 3 (3.09%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) Remedy
11 2 (2.06%) EMC
11 2 (2.06%) Splunk
12 1 (1.03%) Brocade
12 1 (1.03%) Symantec
12 1 (1.03%) CA
12 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k+
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 25 days ago