Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 75 91
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.26% 1.51% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 1.58% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 18
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £75,000 £45,025
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 682 1012 1126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.74% 95.56% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 593 898 941
Slough median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,875 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings that featured Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator 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 in Slough.

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Slough

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Slough over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Slough

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Slough region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Apache
2 22 (73.33%) MySQL
3 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
3 17 (56.67%) VPN
3 17 (56.67%) VMware
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 15 (50.00%) KVM
5 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 15 (50.00%) DNS
5 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (46.67%) WSUS
6 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (46.67%) VLAN
6 14 (46.67%) VMware Workstation
6 14 (46.67%) Firewall
6 14 (46.67%) Back Office
6 14 (46.67%) Finance
6 14 (46.67%) Citrix
6 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (46.67%) Cisco
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 14 (46.67%) CCNA
6 14 (46.67%) Terminal Services
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (46.67%) MPLS

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 22 (73.33%) Apache
2 15 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (43.33%) nginx
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
1 17 (56.67%) VPN
2 15 (50.00%) DNS
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco PIX
3 14 (46.67%) DHCP
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) LAN
3 14 (46.67%) MPLS
3 14 (46.67%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (46.67%) VLAN
3 14 (46.67%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) IPsec
4 3 (10.00%) Junos
4 3 (10.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) MySQL
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (46.67%) Back Office
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Electronics
2 13 (43.33%) Manufacturing
2 13 (43.33%) Marketing
2 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LAMP
2 4 (13.33%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (10.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (30.00%) CentOS
5 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) DevOps
1 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 13 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (43.33%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (43.33%) Programme Management
3 8 (26.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Perl
3 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
3 11 (36.67%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) CCNA
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (50.00%) KVM
3 14 (46.67%) Terminal Services
3 14 (46.67%) VMware Workstation
3 14 (46.67%) XenApp
3 14 (46.67%) XenServer
4 6 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (6.67%) Varnish
6 1 (3.33%) iptables
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) WSUS
1 14 (46.67%) ZABBIX
2 11 (36.67%) Puppet
3 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (20.00%) Salt
5 4 (13.33%) cPanel
5 4 (13.33%) Plesk
6 2 (6.67%) Ansible
6 2 (6.67%) Nagios
7 1 (3.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix
2 14 (46.67%) F5
2 14 (46.67%) McAfee
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) SAP
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat