The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 219 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Average salary £48,000 £40,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.79% +5.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £39,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £47,550 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Senior Systems Administrator
South East

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
5429 5241 5250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.81% 93.06% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3731 4032 4384
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 2 £43,750 -12.50%
Senior Systems Administrator
South East

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
3 12 (75.00%) HP
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
4 11 (68.75%) FTP
4 11 (68.75%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) SCVMM
5 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
5 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (50.00%) 3PAR
6 8 (50.00%) vCloud
6 8 (50.00%) COM
7 4 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
8 3 (18.75%) MySQL
8 3 (18.75%) F5
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (12.50%) Computer Science

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) FTP
3 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.25%) snoop
6 1 (6.25%) FWSM
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (50.00%) vCloud
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) F5
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) Sun
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (6.25%) Foundry
8 1 (6.25%) Egenera