The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Senior Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 178 226 220
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £60,500 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.25% -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3514 5128 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.81% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 4175 3660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +41 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough - 2 £72,500 -
Windsor - 2 £67,750 -
Senior Systems Administrator
South East

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior 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 Berkshire region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) ITIL
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) MySQL
6 8 (32.00%) Degree
6 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (28.00%) CentOS
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) vSphere
7 7 (28.00%) Python
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco
7 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) Puppet
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) LAMP
9 5 (20.00%) MCITP
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (20.00%) Office 365
9 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) nginx
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) WordPress
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle CX
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.00%) FTP
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) CentOS
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (12.00%) Unix
8 3 (12.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) MCITP
2 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 5 (20.00%) MCSA
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) KVM
5 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.00%) vCloud
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Graphite
3 2 (8.00%) cPanel
3 2 (8.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Sun
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) Zerto
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
8 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam