The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 202 208
Rank change year-on-year +37 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 14 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £51,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +1.12% +1.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3133 4380 4832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.88% 96.58% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 17782 18282
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator 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 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Administrator 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 28 June 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
Slough - 12 £45,000 - 1
Reading +23 1 - -
Windsor -4 1 £75,000 -6.25%
Senior Systems Administrator
South East

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 21 (65.63%) Firewall
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) MySQL
5 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
6 17 (53.13%) VPN
6 17 (53.13%) Apache
6 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
7 16 (50.00%) ZABBIX
7 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (46.88%) DevOps
8 15 (46.88%) DNS
8 15 (46.88%) Finance
9 14 (43.75%) MPLS
9 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
9 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 14 (43.75%) KVM
10 13 (40.63%) CCNA
10 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
10 13 (40.63%) LAN
10 13 (40.63%) WAN
10 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
10 13 (40.63%) SQL
10 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 17 (53.13%) Apache
2 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.75%) IIS
4 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
4 5 (15.63%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (15.63%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 4 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 4 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle CX
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) SaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 17 (53.13%) VPN
4 16 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 15 (46.88%) DNS
6 14 (43.75%) MPLS
7 13 (40.63%) LAN
7 13 (40.63%) WAN
8 12 (37.50%) DHCP
8 12 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (37.50%) VLAN
9 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 5 (15.63%) OpenVPN
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (9.38%) FTP
12 3 (9.38%) Internet
12 3 (9.38%) NAS
13 2 (6.25%) Intranet
13 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) Redis
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Back Office
3 11 (34.38%) Electronics
3 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
3 11 (34.38%) Marketing
3 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (12.50%) Kafka
1 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.25%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) POSIX
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) EMC VNX
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.13%) Fintech
5 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (40.63%) CentOS
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (34.38%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (34.38%) Programme Management
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Change Control
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CCNA
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) KVM
3 12 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (37.50%) XenApp
3 12 (37.50%) XenServer
4 6 (18.75%) vSphere
5 5 (15.63%) Docker
6 4 (12.50%) Varnish
7 2 (6.25%) NFS
8 1 (3.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 13 (40.63%) Puppet
3 12 (37.50%) WSUS
4 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (18.75%) vCenter Server
6 5 (15.63%) logstash
7 4 (12.50%) HAProxy
7 4 (12.50%) Kibana
8 2 (6.25%) Graphite
9 1 (3.13%) Ansible
9 1 (3.13%) cPanel
9 1 (3.13%) Nagios
9 1 (3.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 12 (37.50%) F5
4 12 (37.50%) McAfee
5 11 (34.38%) SAP
6 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (18.75%) EMC
8 4 (12.50%) Dell
8 4 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (12.50%) New Relic
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (6.25%) Sun
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