Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 57 89
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.60% 2.21% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.26% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -15.56% +50.00%
10th Percentile £28,950 £37,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £67,125 £75,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 487 619 1,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 97.79% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 422 531 1,031
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,575 £25,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,125 £76,250 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -2.00% -

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) HAProxy
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) SLA

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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) IMAP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) Postfix
3 1 (12.50%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) HAProxy
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) cPanel
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco