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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 64 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 79 53 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.56% 2.21% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 2.39% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 65
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
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
2096 2213 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.54% 92.44% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1562 1709
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 4 August 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 97 (81.51%) Linux
2 59 (49.58%) Red Hat
3 56 (47.06%) Oracle
4 50 (42.02%) Windows
5 49 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 48 (40.34%) Perl
7 47 (39.50%) VMware
8 34 (28.57%) Sun
8 34 (28.57%) Degree
9 33 (27.73%) Computer Science
9 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (26.89%) Bash Shell
10 32 (26.89%) Puppet
10 32 (26.89%) DNS
10 32 (26.89%) Microsoft
11 31 (26.05%) UNIX
12 30 (25.21%) MySQL
12 30 (25.21%) Cisco
13 29 (24.37%) Solaris
14 26 (21.85%) CentOS
15 23 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (19.33%) Internet
15 23 (19.33%) Shell Script
15 23 (19.33%) Firewall
16 22 (18.49%) Python
17 21 (17.65%) SQL
18 20 (16.81%) VMware ESX
18 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
19 19 (15.97%) Open Source
19 19 (15.97%) Xen

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (15.97%) Apache
2 15 (12.61%) Tomcat
3 13 (10.92%) JBoss
4 10 (8.40%) IIS
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.36%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.36%) Drupal
7 4 (3.36%) nginx
8 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.68%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.84%) Site Server
10 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.61%) Taleo
2 12 (10.08%) Responsys
3 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.68%) PaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 32 (26.89%) DNS
3 23 (19.33%) Firewall
3 23 (19.33%) Internet
4 18 (15.13%) LAN
4 18 (15.13%) WAN
5 11 (9.24%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.88%) SAN
6 7 (5.88%) FTP
7 6 (5.04%) Network Security
7 6 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.20%) LDAP
8 5 (4.20%) DHCP
9 4 (3.36%) NAS
10 2 (1.68%) SMTP
10 2 (1.68%) HTTP
10 2 (1.68%) VPN
10 2 (1.68%) SSL
11 1 (0.84%) IPsec
11 1 (0.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) MySQL
2 19 (15.97%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (15.13%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.08%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.72%) DB2
8 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.84%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.84%) OLTP
9 1 (0.84%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.72%) Hudson
3 8 (6.72%) Selenium
4 2 (1.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.04%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) French Language
4 4 (3.36%) German Language
4 4 (3.36%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) LAMP
2 8 (6.72%) Web Services
3 7 (5.88%) CGI
4 4 (3.36%) .NET
5 2 (1.68%) Sensu
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.73%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.92%) Statistics
4 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.04%) Clustering
5 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.52%) CMDB
6 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.84%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 97 (81.51%) Linux
2 50 (42.02%) Windows
3 31 (26.05%) UNIX
4 29 (24.37%) Solaris
5 26 (21.85%) CentOS
6 23 (19.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (10.08%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (7.56%) AIX
8 9 (7.56%) HPUX
9 7 (5.88%) SUSE
9 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.20%) Debian
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.97%) Open Source
2 18 (15.13%) Time Management
3 17 (14.29%) DevOps
4 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
5 12 (10.08%) Workflow
6 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.40%) ITIL
8 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.72%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.20%) Line Management
12 4 (3.36%) Data Management
13 3 (2.52%) Reverse Engineering
13 3 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (2.52%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.34%) Perl
2 32 (26.89%) Bash Shell
3 23 (19.33%) Shell Script
4 22 (18.49%) Python
5 21 (17.65%) SQL
6 15 (12.61%) Java
7 14 (11.76%) PHP
8 8 (6.72%) Ruby
9 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.04%) C
10 2 (1.68%) AWK
11 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Degree
2 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.20%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.20%) MySQL Certification
5 5 (4.20%) IC3 Certification
5 5 (4.20%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (4.20%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.68%) HND
8 1 (0.84%) MCSE
8 1 (0.84%) CCNP
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.84%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 8 (6.72%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.81%) VMware ESX
3 19 (15.97%) Xen
4 15 (12.61%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.56%) vSphere
7 7 (5.88%) VirtualBox
7 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
8 5 (4.20%) KVM
9 4 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.52%) XenApp
10 3 (2.52%) XenServer
11 2 (1.68%) qmail
11 2 (1.68%) Samba
11 2 (1.68%) Squid
11 2 (1.68%) Varnish
11 2 (1.68%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 32 (26.89%) Puppet
2 13 (10.92%) Graphite
3 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.56%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.72%) Vagrant
5 6 (5.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (5.04%) Nagios
6 5 (4.20%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (3.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (2.52%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.52%) Ansible
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.68%) Cacti
9 2 (1.68%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.68%) OpenView
10 1 (0.84%) Legato
10 1 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 59 (49.58%) Red Hat
2 56 (47.06%) Oracle
3 47 (39.50%) VMware
4 34 (28.57%) Sun
5 32 (26.89%) Microsoft
6 30 (25.21%) Cisco
7 16 (13.45%) Citrix
8 12 (10.08%) Eloqua
9 10 (8.40%) HP
10 5 (4.20%) EMC
10 5 (4.20%) Sybase
10 5 (4.20%) Altiris
10 5 (4.20%) Veritas
11 4 (3.36%) IBM
11 4 (3.36%) Symantec
12 2 (1.68%) Splunk
12 2 (1.68%) BMC
13 1 (0.84%) NetApp
13 1 (0.84%) Lotus
13 1 (0.84%) 3PAR
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