The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 79 142 107
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 28 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.01% 0.45% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.48% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 17
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
1351 2087 2233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.05% 94.61% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1626 1493
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Puppet
3 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
4 14 (37.84%) MySQL
4 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
5 13 (35.14%) Python
5 13 (35.14%) CentOS
5 13 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (32.43%) VMware
6 12 (32.43%) PHP
7 11 (29.73%) Apache
7 11 (29.73%) DevOps
8 10 (27.03%) Firewall
8 10 (27.03%) Subversion
9 9 (24.32%) LAMP
10 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
11 7 (18.92%) SaaS
11 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle
11 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
11 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) Debian
12 6 (16.22%) Sun

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) Drupal
2 5 (13.51%) Eucalyptus
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) nginx
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.92%) SaaS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle CX
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) VLAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) Informix
6 1 (2.70%) MaxDB
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) Subversion
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Redmine
5 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) LAMP
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (13.51%) Sensu
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Celerra
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Debian
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
6 4 (10.81%) Solaris
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.70%) AIX
9 1 (2.70%) HPUX
9 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
2 11 (29.73%) DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) High Availability
3 6 (16.22%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Open Source
4 5 (13.51%) Open Source Development
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Online Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Management
6 2 (5.41%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) PHP
3 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.51%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) GlusterFS
2 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) Varnish
3 4 (10.81%) KVM
4 3 (8.11%) XenServer
5 2 (5.41%) vCloud
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Docker
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Puppet
2 13 (35.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Ansible
3 5 (13.51%) Cacti
3 5 (13.51%) Ganglia
3 5 (13.51%) Nagios
3 5 (13.51%) OpenView
3 5 (13.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Graphite
5 3 (8.11%) Salt
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.70%) Legato
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.70%) SnapMirror
7 1 (2.70%) SnapVault
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) Sun
5 5 (13.51%) BMC
5 5 (13.51%) Splunk
6 4 (10.81%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) Apple
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
8 2 (5.41%) Zerto
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Lotus
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.70%) Sybase
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas
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