Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 45 102
Rank change year-on-year -11 +57 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.96% 3.78% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 3.94% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 1
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +84.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £39,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £78,750 £33,750
Berkshire median annual salary £39,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -24.29% +23.53% -10.53%

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 543 660 1,286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 95.93% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 481 571 1,075
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.53% -3.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,750 £27,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £82,500 £79,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.38%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) nginx
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) HAProxy
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Nagios
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Postfix
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) IMAP

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 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) nginx
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) IMAP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Postfix
2 2 (18.18%) SpamAssassin
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 4 (36.36%) HAProxy
3 3 (27.27%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) cPanel
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Plesk
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Draytek
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds