The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 61 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.94% 2.28% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.44% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% -14.21%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
557 655 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 98.24% 93.44% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 477 558 475
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Systems Administrator
Berkshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Slough region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Slough

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Apache
3 14 (73.68%) CentOS
4 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
5 12 (63.16%) VMware
6 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (57.89%) MySQL
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) Nagios
7 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) Puppet
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (36.84%) Xen
8 7 (36.84%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) Dell
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco
9 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (26.32%) nginx
10 5 (26.32%) Plesk
10 5 (26.32%) Drupal
10 5 (26.32%) Alfresco
10 5 (26.32%) WordPress
10 5 (26.32%) SaaS

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (78.95%) Apache
2 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) nginx
3 5 (26.32%) Drupal
3 5 (26.32%) Alfresco
3 5 (26.32%) WordPress
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) CMS
4 3 (15.79%) Confluence
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.79%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 3 (15.79%) SSH
4 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Hudson
1 3 (15.79%) Gradle
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
1 3 (15.79%) IntelliJ
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) X-Windows
2 3 (15.79%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EqualLogic
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Wiki
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) CentOS
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (21.05%) Debian
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
1 5 (26.32%) Content Management
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PHP
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) C-shell
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Korn
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) VCP5
1 3 (15.79%) MCITP
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) Xen
3 4 (21.05%) Varnish
3 4 (21.05%) KVM
4 3 (15.79%) Sendmail
4 3 (15.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nagios
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) Plesk
3 3 (15.79%) YUM
3 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Dell
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Google
5 3 (15.79%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Sun
5 3 (15.79%) Vignette
5 3 (15.79%) BEA
5 3 (15.79%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) SAP