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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 117 97 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 1.89% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.03% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 74
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2325 2320 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.63% 93.10% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1729 1614
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 21 April 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 52 (68.42%) Linux
2 41 (53.95%) Red Hat
3 33 (43.42%) Perl
4 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 29 (38.16%) Cisco
6 27 (35.53%) Internet
7 26 (34.21%) Bash Shell
8 25 (32.89%) Open Source
9 24 (31.58%) Time Management
10 20 (26.32%) Oracle
11 18 (23.68%) UNIX
11 18 (23.68%) Windows
12 17 (22.37%) DNS
13 16 (21.05%) AIX
14 15 (19.74%) SQL
15 13 (17.11%) MySQL
15 13 (17.11%) Solaris
15 13 (17.11%) CentOS
16 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
16 12 (15.79%) Apache
17 11 (14.47%) HPUX
17 11 (14.47%) DevOps
18 10 (13.16%) VMware
18 10 (13.16%) ITIL
18 10 (13.16%) PHP
18 10 (13.16%) IIS
18 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
18 10 (13.16%) IBM
18 10 (13.16%) HP
19 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (15.79%) Apache
2 10 (13.16%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.63%) Drupal
5 2 (2.63%) nginx
5 2 (2.63%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) Site Server
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) SaaS
2 7 (9.21%) PaaS
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.63%) Taleo
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.53%) Internet
2 17 (22.37%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.53%) Firewall
5 6 (7.89%) LDAP
6 5 (6.58%) SAN
7 4 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.26%) NAS
8 3 (3.95%) OSPF
8 3 (3.95%) BGP
8 3 (3.95%) VPN
8 3 (3.95%) FTP
8 3 (3.95%) IPsec
9 2 (2.63%) IPv4
9 2 (2.63%) IPv6
9 2 (2.63%) LAN
9 2 (2.63%) WAN
9 2 (2.63%) DHCP
9 2 (2.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) MySQL
2 8 (10.53%) DB2
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.32%) Informix
7 1 (1.32%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.26%) French Language
1 4 (5.26%) German Language
1 4 (5.26%) Spanish Language
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.63%) Sensu
3 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) LAMP
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Open Source
2 4 (5.26%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) CMDB
3 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Celerra
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) UNIX
2 18 (23.68%) Windows
3 16 (21.05%) AIX
4 13 (17.11%) Solaris
4 13 (17.11%) CentOS
5 11 (14.47%) HPUX
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.21%) SUSE
9 6 (7.89%) Debian
10 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.63%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.32%) VMS
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Time Management
2 11 (14.47%) DevOps
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
4 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.21%) Scrum
6 6 (7.89%) Data Management
6 6 (7.89%) MVC
7 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.26%) Project Management
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.32%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.32%) Network Management
10 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.32%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.32%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.32%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) Perl
2 26 (34.21%) Bash Shell
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) PHP
5 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.89%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.32%) MCITP
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) NFS
2 5 (6.58%) Samba
3 4 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.95%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) Varnish
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.32%) iptables
6 1 (1.32%) KVM
6 1 (1.32%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
2 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.58%) nmon
4 4 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (3.95%) Nagios
6 2 (2.63%) OpenView
6 2 (2.63%) Netcool
6 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.63%) Cacti
6 2 (2.63%) Ganglia
6 2 (2.63%) Graphite
7 1 (1.32%) collectd
7 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Red Hat
2 32 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 29 (38.16%) Cisco
4 20 (26.32%) Oracle
5 10 (13.16%) IBM
5 10 (13.16%) HP
5 10 (13.16%) VMware
6 7 (9.21%) Sybase
6 7 (9.21%) EMC
7 6 (7.89%) Red Gate
8 5 (6.58%) Symantec
8 5 (6.58%) Veritas
9 4 (5.26%) Sun
10 3 (3.95%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Foundry
11 2 (2.63%) F5
11 2 (2.63%) Splunk
11 2 (2.63%) BMC
11 2 (2.63%) Citrix
11 2 (2.63%) Dell
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