Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 274 323
Rank change year-on-year +43 +49 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 24 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 14
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £34,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £82,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5980 8326 10623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 6524 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +52 10 £55,000 - 1
Slough +15 10 £45,000 -25.00%
Windsor +16 2 £55,000 -35.29%
Senior Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (54.17%) DNS
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco
6 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (50.00%) CCNA
6 12 (50.00%) Firewall
7 11 (45.83%) MPLS
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (45.83%) Apache
7 11 (45.83%) MySQL
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) F5
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (41.67%) SQL
8 10 (41.67%) DHCP
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (41.67%) VMware
8 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
9 9 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (37.50%) Finance
9 9 (37.50%) Back Office
9 9 (37.50%) McAfee
9 9 (37.50%) Citrix

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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (45.83%) Apache
3 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Site Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (54.17%) DNS
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) MPLS
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (41.67%) DHCP
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (37.50%) LAN
6 9 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (37.50%) VLAN
6 9 (37.50%) VPN
6 9 (37.50%) WAN
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.33%) FTP
7 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.33%) NAS
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Back Office
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Electronics
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.17%) POSIX
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) CCNA
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (37.50%) KVM
3 9 (37.50%) Terminal Services
3 9 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 9 (37.50%) XenApp
3 9 (37.50%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) Postfix
5 1 (4.17%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) WSUS
1 9 (37.50%) ZABBIX
2 5 (20.83%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) F5
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) McAfee
5 8 (33.33%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle