The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Administrator
Rank 138 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
Senior Systems Administrator
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Foundry
3 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (50.00%) snoop
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Egenera
3 2 (50.00%) FWSM
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (50.00%) snoop
1 2 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Foundry
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Egenera
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase