Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 45 79
Rank change year-on-year -20 +34 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 4 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.77% 4.29% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 4.41% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 18
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,350 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,750 £52,750 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Slough
Permanent vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 503 681 1,016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 97.42% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 432 594 900
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £77,625
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Slough region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) cPanel

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Fedora
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) cPanel
2 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Plesk
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds