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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 130 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 1.77% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.85% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 27
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £51,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1990 2275 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 95.75% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1576 1591
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
4 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.00%) Internet
6 11 (25.00%) Perl
6 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.45%) DNS
9 8 (18.18%) Cisco
9 8 (18.18%) MySQL
9 8 (18.18%) Unix
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) High Availability
9 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (15.91%) SQL
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) Apache
10 7 (15.91%) Python
10 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
10 7 (15.91%) SAN
11 6 (13.64%) PHP
11 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
11 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (13.64%) Project Management
11 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.36%) CentOS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (15.91%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Taleo
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Internet
2 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.45%) DNS
4 7 (15.91%) SAN
5 5 (11.36%) FTP
5 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
5 5 (11.36%) NAS
5 5 (11.36%) SSH
6 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 4 (9.09%) SSL
6 4 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (6.82%) DHCP
7 3 (6.82%) HTTP
7 3 (6.82%) LDAP
7 3 (6.82%) Network Security
8 2 (4.55%) HSRP
8 2 (4.55%) Intranet
8 2 (4.55%) IPv4
8 2 (4.55%) IPv6
8 2 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Toad
3 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) LAMP
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) JNDI
4 1 (2.27%) CGI
4 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.27%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.18%) Unix
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
7 2 (4.55%) OpenBSD
7 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Fedora
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) High Availability
2 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Time Management
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Change Control
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 11 (25.00%) Perl
2 7 (15.91%) Python
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (6.82%) C
4 3 (6.82%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) NFS
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) qmail
6 1 (2.27%) Squid
6 1 (2.27%) vCloud
6 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nagios
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) Cacti
4 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.55%) Graphite
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (2.27%) Check_MK
5 1 (2.27%) collectd
5 1 (2.27%) Ganglia
5 1 (2.27%) logstash
5 1 (2.27%) SCOM
5 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.09%) CommVault
4 4 (9.09%) Dell
4 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Sun
6 2 (4.55%) Altiris
6 2 (4.55%) Foundry
6 2 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Sophos
7 1 (2.27%) Splunk
7 1 (2.27%) Veeam
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