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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 103 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 35 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.48% 1.35% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.47% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,875 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-3.53% +5.06%
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
2225 2171 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.96% 91.64% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1655 1562
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 23 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (65.08%) Linux
2 40 (63.49%) Red Hat
3 30 (47.62%) Perl
4 28 (44.44%) Cisco
4 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 26 (41.27%) Bash Shell
6 21 (33.33%) Internet
7 19 (30.16%) Windows
7 19 (30.16%) VMware
8 17 (26.98%) CentOS
8 17 (26.98%) Open Source
9 16 (25.40%) Time Management
10 15 (23.81%) DNS
11 12 (19.05%) HP
12 11 (17.46%) AIX
12 11 (17.46%) UNIX
12 11 (17.46%) Apache
12 11 (17.46%) Ubuntu
13 10 (15.87%) Debian
13 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
13 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 9 (14.29%) IBM
14 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 9 (14.29%) PHP
15 8 (12.70%) MySQL
15 8 (12.70%) IIS
15 8 (12.70%) Solaris
15 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (17.46%) Apache
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) SaaS
2 4 (6.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) Internet
2 15 (23.81%) DNS
3 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (9.52%) Firewall
6 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
6 4 (6.35%) FTP
6 4 (6.35%) tcpdump
6 4 (6.35%) snoop
6 4 (6.35%) FWSM
7 3 (4.76%) LAN
7 3 (4.76%) WAN
7 3 (4.76%) LDAP
8 2 (3.17%) IPsec
8 2 (3.17%) IPv4
8 2 (3.17%) IPv6
8 2 (3.17%) SAN
8 2 (3.17%) OSPF
8 2 (3.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.35%) XML
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
1 4 (6.35%) HTML
1 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Open Source
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Celerra
3 1 (1.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Linux
2 19 (30.16%) Windows
3 17 (26.98%) CentOS
4 11 (17.46%) AIX
4 11 (17.46%) UNIX
4 11 (17.46%) Ubuntu
5 10 (15.87%) Debian
5 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.70%) Solaris
6 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.52%) HPUX
8 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.94%) SUSE
9 2 (3.17%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Time Management
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Data Management
3 5 (7.94%) DevOps
3 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.35%) Scrum
4 4 (6.35%) Web Development
4 4 (6.35%) MVC
5 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.59%) Dependency Management
7 1 (1.59%) Service Management
7 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.59%) Change Management
7 1 (1.59%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Perl
2 26 (41.27%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.29%) PHP
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) Java
6 3 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) AWK
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) HND
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.94%) NFS
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Samba
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.35%) Firmware
3 4 (6.35%) XenApp
3 4 (6.35%) vSphere
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) KVM
5 1 (1.59%) QEMU
5 1 (1.59%) Varnish
5 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) qmail
5 1 (1.59%) Postfix
5 1 (1.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) nmon
1 5 (7.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Netcool
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Red Hat
2 28 (44.44%) Cisco
2 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (30.16%) VMware
4 12 (19.05%) HP
5 9 (14.29%) IBM
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
6 6 (9.52%) Foundry
7 5 (7.94%) Sybase
7 5 (7.94%) EMC
7 5 (7.94%) Symantec
8 4 (6.35%) Citrix
8 4 (6.35%) Sun
8 4 (6.35%) Egenera
8 4 (6.35%) Red Gate
8 4 (6.35%) F5
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago