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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 80 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 25 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.00% 0.81% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.86% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 25
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,600 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
1221 1974 2261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.68% 94.18% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1560 1575
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 22 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Puppet
3 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
3 17 (39.53%) MySQL
4 16 (37.21%) CentOS
5 15 (34.88%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (34.88%) VMware
6 14 (32.56%) Configuration Management
6 14 (32.56%) Firewall
6 14 (32.56%) Python
7 13 (30.23%) PHP
8 12 (27.91%) Apache
8 12 (27.91%) DevOps
9 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
9 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
10 10 (23.26%) Subversion
10 10 (23.26%) LAMP
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.26%) Oracle
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (20.93%) SaaS
12 8 (18.60%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (18.60%) High Availability
12 8 (18.60%) Trend Analysis
12 8 (18.60%) Sun
12 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
12 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
12 8 (18.60%) Degree

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 12 (27.91%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) nginx
3 5 (11.63%) Drupal
3 5 (11.63%) Eucalyptus
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) SaaS
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (11.63%) Office 365
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle CX
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
3 4 (9.30%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) FTP
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) Intranet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) MPLS
6 1 (2.33%) SSH
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) MySQL
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) DB2
6 2 (4.65%) Informix
6 2 (4.65%) MaxDB
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Subversion
3 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Redmine
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) LAMP
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (11.63%) Sensu
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.65%) Celerra
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) CentOS
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Debian
5 7 (16.28%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.28%) Unix
6 6 (13.95%) Solaris
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.65%) AIX
9 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.65%) HPUX
9 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.65%) SUSE
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Configuration Management
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps
3 8 (18.60%) High Availability
3 8 (18.60%) Trend Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.63%) Open Source
6 5 (11.63%) Open Source Development
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.98%) Online Marketing
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.98%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (4.65%) Information Security
9 2 (4.65%) Information Security Management
9 2 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (4.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Python
2 13 (30.23%) PHP
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) Perl
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) GlusterFS
4 5 (11.63%) KVM
4 5 (11.63%) Varnish
5 4 (9.30%) XenServer
6 2 (4.65%) Docker
6 2 (4.65%) vCloud
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) Puppet
2 15 (34.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.63%) Ansible
3 5 (11.63%) Cacti
3 5 (11.63%) Ganglia
3 5 (11.63%) Graphite
3 5 (11.63%) Nagios
3 5 (11.63%) OpenView
3 5 (11.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Salt
5 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.65%) SnapMirror
5 2 (4.65%) SnapVault
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.60%) Sun
4 5 (11.63%) BMC
4 5 (11.63%) Splunk
4 5 (11.63%) Veeam
5 3 (6.98%) EMC
5 3 (6.98%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.65%) Apple
6 2 (4.65%) arcserve
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.65%) Lotus
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) SAP
6 2 (4.65%) Sybase
6 2 (4.65%) Veritas
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