The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 167 206 220
Rank change year-on-year +39 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 18 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 8
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +30.55% +2.85%  

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 3163 4668 5083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.57% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3813 3770
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +45 11 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Windsor - 5 £75,000 -
Slough +21 2 £53,750 -23.21% 1
Senior Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (71.43%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) CentOS
3 15 (53.57%) MySQL
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Puppet
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
6 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
7 11 (39.29%) DevOps
8 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) Apache
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) High Availability
10 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 8 (28.57%) SAN
10 8 (28.57%) Degree
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.00%) PHP
11 7 (25.00%) Python
11 7 (25.00%) HP
11 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (25.00%) nginx
11 7 (25.00%) LAMP
11 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 6 (21.43%) vSphere
12 6 (21.43%) KVM
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (21.43%) HAProxy

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 10 (35.71%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) nginx
3 6 (21.43%) IIS
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Solr
4 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (7.14%) Drupal
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.14%) WordPress
7 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle CX
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 4 (14.29%) Google App Engine
2 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) iSCSI
5 5 (17.86%) OpenVPN
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.29%) FTP
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) NAS
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) Intranet
8 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (7.14%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security
8 2 (7.14%) SSH
8 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) LAMP
2 4 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (14.29%) Kafka
2 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.14%) POSIX
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) EMC VNX
3 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.57%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) CentOS
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps
2 9 (32.14%) High Availability
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Microservices
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (25.00%) PHP
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) KVM
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 5 (17.86%) Docker
4 4 (14.29%) Varnish
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 2 (7.14%) vCloud
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) iptables
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) HAProxy
3 5 (17.86%) Graphite
3 5 (17.86%) logstash
3 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) ZABBIX
4 4 (14.29%) Kibana
5 3 (10.71%) cPanel
6 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
6 2 (7.14%) WSUS
7 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
7 1 (3.57%) Nagios
7 1 (3.57%) Plesk
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) EMC
6 5 (17.86%) Dell
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Sun
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) New Relic
8 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.14%) Zerto
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) Citrix
9 1 (3.57%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) SAP
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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