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 14 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 81 71 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 53 66 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.26% 2.91% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 3.08% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 2144 2186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.39% 94.49% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1741 1850
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 £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 14 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 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 73 (76.84%) Linux
2 59 (62.11%) Microsoft
3 47 (49.47%) VMware
4 46 (48.42%) Perl
5 38 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 35 (36.84%) Windows
7 33 (34.74%) DNS
8 30 (31.58%) Cisco
9 29 (30.53%) Red Hat
10 27 (28.42%) Open Source
10 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (27.37%) Internet
11 26 (27.37%) Degree
12 22 (23.16%) HP
12 22 (23.16%) ITIL
12 22 (23.16%) SaaS
13 20 (21.05%) Time Management
13 20 (21.05%) MS Excel
14 18 (18.95%) UNIX
15 17 (17.89%) Apache
15 17 (17.89%) FTP
15 17 (17.89%) SAN
15 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
16 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
17 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
17 15 (15.79%) NetBackup
17 15 (15.79%) Backup Exec
17 15 (15.79%) NAS
18 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
18 14 (14.74%) SQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 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 17 (17.89%) Apache
2 8 (8.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.32%) IIS
3 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.26%) Drupal
4 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.21%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.21%) nginx
5 4 (4.21%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.11%) Lync
6 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.16%) SaaS
2 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.16%) PaaS
5 2 (2.11%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.11%) Route 53
6 1 (1.05%) IaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.74%) DNS
2 26 (27.37%) Internet
3 17 (17.89%) SAN
3 17 (17.89%) FTP
4 16 (16.84%) TCP/IP
5 15 (15.79%) NAS
6 12 (12.63%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.42%) HTTP
8 7 (7.37%) LDAP
9 6 (6.32%) SMTP
9 6 (6.32%) VPN
9 6 (6.32%) SSL
10 5 (5.26%) Firewall
11 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.21%) WAN
11 4 (4.21%) DHCP
11 4 (4.21%) LAN
12 3 (3.16%) VoIP
12 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) MySQL
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.21%) MS Access
5 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) Subversion
3 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) COM
1 8 (8.42%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) Sensu
3 3 (3.16%) LAMP
4 2 (2.11%) XML
5 1 (1.05%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.05%) REST
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) HTML
5 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Open Source
2 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.58%) Derivative
4 4 (4.21%) Statistics
4 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.84%) Linux
2 35 (36.84%) Windows
3 18 (18.95%) UNIX
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.58%) AIX
5 11 (11.58%) HPUX
5 11 (11.58%) Solaris
6 4 (4.21%) CentOS
6 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Time Management
3 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.32%) DevOps
5 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.21%) Change Management
7 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.11%) Dependency Management
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.11%) Benchmarking
8 2 (2.11%) Load Testing
8 2 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.05%) Product Management
9 1 (1.05%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) Perl
2 38 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (14.74%) SQL
4 10 (10.53%) PHP
5 7 (7.37%) Ruby
6 6 (6.32%) Python
7 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.11%) Java
8 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Degree
2 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.26%) CCNA
5 5 (5.26%) MCSE
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.16%) MCITP
7 3 (3.16%) MCSA
7 3 (3.16%) CCNP
8 2 (2.11%) MCP
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.11%) OCA
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) HNC
9 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) QA
3 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.58%) vSphere
4 11 (11.58%) vCloud
5 6 (6.32%) KVM
6 4 (4.21%) Varnish
7 3 (3.16%) XenApp
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.11%) Postfix
8 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.05%) qmail
9 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 15 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 12 (12.63%) SCVMM
3 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.32%) Puppet
5 4 (4.21%) Cacti
5 4 (4.21%) Ganglia
5 4 (4.21%) WSUS
5 4 (4.21%) OpenView
5 4 (4.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.21%) Nagios
5 4 (4.21%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.11%) Netcool
6 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.05%) SCCM
7 1 (1.05%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.05%) WMI
7 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (62.11%) Microsoft
2 47 (49.47%) VMware
3 30 (31.58%) Cisco
4 29 (30.53%) Red Hat
5 22 (23.16%) HP
6 11 (11.58%) Veritas
6 11 (11.58%) 3PAR
7 6 (6.32%) BMC
8 4 (4.21%) Lotus
8 4 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle
8 4 (4.21%) SAP
8 4 (4.21%) Splunk
9 2 (2.11%) Remedy
9 2 (2.11%) Sun
9 2 (2.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.05%) Symantec
10 1 (1.05%) Brocade
10 1 (1.05%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago