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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 97 89 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 43 51 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 2.11% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.28% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 79
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
2155 2233 2098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 92.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1630 1700
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 66 (75.86%) Linux
2 49 (56.32%) Red Hat
3 34 (39.08%) Perl
4 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
5 29 (33.33%) Oracle
6 28 (32.18%) Bash Shell
7 26 (29.89%) Cisco
8 25 (28.74%) Internet
9 24 (27.59%) UNIX
9 24 (27.59%) Open Source
10 23 (26.44%) Time Management
11 21 (24.14%) CentOS
11 21 (24.14%) Windows
12 19 (21.84%) Apache
12 19 (21.84%) MySQL
12 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
12 19 (21.84%) DevOps
13 16 (18.39%) Puppet
13 16 (18.39%) AIX
14 15 (17.24%) SQL
14 15 (17.24%) DNS
14 15 (17.24%) Solaris
15 13 (14.94%) PHP
15 13 (14.94%) HPUX
15 13 (14.94%) VMware
15 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
16 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
16 12 (13.79%) HP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (21.84%) Apache
2 10 (11.49%) IIS
3 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.05%) JBoss
5 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.60%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (4.60%) Drupal
7 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.30%) Eucalyptus
7 2 (2.30%) nginx
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.15%) Site Server
8 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) SaaS
2 7 (8.05%) PaaS
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.45%) Taleo
4 2 (2.30%) Responsys
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) Internet
2 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.24%) DNS
4 10 (11.49%) Firewall
5 6 (6.90%) LDAP
5 6 (6.90%) SAN
6 4 (4.60%) VPN
6 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.60%) NAS
7 3 (3.45%) IPsec
7 3 (3.45%) OSPF
7 3 (3.45%) BGP
7 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 3 (3.45%) WAN
8 2 (2.30%) FTP
8 2 (2.30%) IPv4
8 2 (2.30%) IPv6
8 2 (2.30%) VRRP
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.30%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) MySQL
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 10 (11.49%) DB2
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.15%) MaxDB
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.15%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Selenium
1 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.90%) Hudson
1 6 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (4.60%) Subversion
2 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
1 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.60%) French Language
1 4 (4.60%) German Language
1 4 (4.60%) Spanish Language
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (2.30%) XML
4 2 (2.30%) LAMP
4 2 (2.30%) Sensu
5 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) CMDB
4 3 (3.45%) Statistics
4 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Celerra
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (75.86%) Linux
2 24 (27.59%) UNIX
3 21 (24.14%) CentOS
3 21 (24.14%) Windows
4 16 (18.39%) AIX
5 15 (17.24%) Solaris
6 13 (14.94%) HPUX
7 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.34%) SUSE
9 8 (9.20%) Debian
9 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.75%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.30%) OpenBSD
11 2 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Open Source
2 23 (26.44%) Time Management
3 19 (21.84%) DevOps
4 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.20%) ITIL
5 8 (9.20%) Scrum
5 8 (9.20%) Data Management
5 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.30%) Workflow
9 2 (2.30%) Service Management
9 2 (2.30%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.30%) Line Management
10 1 (1.15%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) Perl
2 28 (32.18%) Bash Shell
3 15 (17.24%) SQL
4 13 (14.94%) PHP
5 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.34%) Python
7 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.90%) C#
9 5 (5.75%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) Java
11 2 (2.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) Samba
3 4 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (4.60%) vSphere
4 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.45%) NFS
5 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.30%) Xen
5 2 (2.30%) GlusterFS
5 2 (2.30%) KVM
5 2 (2.30%) Varnish
6 1 (1.15%) XenServer
6 1 (1.15%) iptables
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.90%) SCCM
5 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.75%) Nagios
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (3.45%) Graphite
7 3 (3.45%) nmon
7 3 (3.45%) Netcool
8 2 (2.30%) OpenView
8 2 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.30%) Cacti
8 2 (2.30%) Ganglia
9 1 (1.15%) collectd
9 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) Red Hat
2 31 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (33.33%) Oracle
4 26 (29.89%) Cisco
5 13 (14.94%) VMware
6 12 (13.79%) HP
7 10 (11.49%) IBM
8 9 (10.34%) EMC
8 9 (10.34%) Sybase
9 7 (8.05%) Symantec
10 6 (6.90%) Sun
10 6 (6.90%) Red Gate
11 5 (5.75%) Veritas
12 3 (3.45%) Foundry
12 3 (3.45%) Juniper
13 2 (2.30%) Dell
13 2 (2.30%) BMC
13 2 (2.30%) F5
13 2 (2.30%) Splunk
13 2 (2.30%) Eloqua
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