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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 100 83 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 40 53 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.60% 2.36% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.53% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 22
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
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
2285 2092 1878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.36% 93.14% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1668 1581
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 67 (70.53%) Microsoft
3 51 (53.68%) VMware
4 44 (46.32%) Perl
5 37 (38.95%) Windows
5 37 (38.95%) Red Hat
5 37 (38.95%) Bash Shell
6 34 (35.79%) DNS
7 33 (34.74%) Cisco
7 33 (34.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (25.26%) Internet
8 24 (25.26%) HP
9 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
9 23 (24.21%) Degree
9 23 (24.21%) Open Source
10 22 (23.16%) ITIL
11 21 (22.11%) SaaS
12 20 (21.05%) Time Management
13 18 (18.95%) SQL
13 18 (18.95%) FTP
14 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
14 17 (17.89%) Apache
14 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
15 15 (15.79%) UNIX
15 15 (15.79%) TCP/IP
16 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.63%) iSCSI
17 12 (12.63%) SLA
17 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (12.63%) SCVMM

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.32%) IBM Notes
5 5 (5.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.11%) SaaS
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.11%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.11%) Route 53
4 1 (1.05%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) DNS
2 24 (25.26%) Internet
3 18 (18.95%) FTP
4 15 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.63%) iSCSI
6 9 (9.47%) SAN
7 8 (8.42%) HTTP
8 7 (7.37%) NAS
9 6 (6.32%) LDAP
9 6 (6.32%) SMTP
9 6 (6.32%) SSL
10 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.21%) LAN
10 4 (4.21%) WAN
10 4 (4.21%) VPN
11 3 (3.16%) DHCP
11 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.42%) MySQL
4 7 (7.37%) MS Access
5 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) COM
2 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) XML
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Open Source
2 12 (12.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) Derivative
4 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Statistics
5 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.84%) Linux
2 37 (38.95%) Windows
3 15 (15.79%) UNIX
4 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.53%) Solaris
6 7 (7.37%) AIX
6 7 (7.37%) HPUX
6 7 (7.37%) CentOS
6 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.37%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.11%) Debian
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Time Management
3 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.16%) Web Development
4 3 (3.16%) Dependency Management
4 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (2.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.11%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.05%) Change Management
6 1 (1.05%) Workflow
6 1 (1.05%) Content Management
6 1 (1.05%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.32%) Perl
2 37 (38.95%) Bash Shell
3 18 (18.95%) SQL
4 9 (9.47%) PHP
5 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.21%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) Ruby
6 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCITP
5 2 (2.11%) OCA
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (34.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
2 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.58%) vCloud
4 9 (9.47%) vSphere
5 6 (6.32%) KVM
6 4 (4.21%) Postfix
7 3 (3.16%) qmail
7 3 (3.16%) Squid
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.11%) XenApp
8 2 (2.11%) Varnish
9 1 (1.05%) QEMU
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) SCVMM
2 9 (9.47%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.37%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.21%) WSUS
5 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.11%) Puppet
5 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
6 1 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (70.53%) Microsoft
2 51 (53.68%) VMware
3 37 (38.95%) Red Hat
4 33 (34.74%) Cisco
5 24 (25.26%) HP
6 11 (11.58%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.37%) Veritas
8 6 (6.32%) Lotus
8 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (6.32%) SAP
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle
10 3 (3.16%) Sun
10 3 (3.16%) BMC
10 3 (3.16%) F5
10 3 (3.16%) Egenera
10 3 (3.16%) Foundry
10 3 (3.16%) Remedy
11 2 (2.11%) EMC
11 2 (2.11%) Citrix
12 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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