The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 130 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 1 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.076% 0.11% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.12% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.74% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) High Availability
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (41.67%) Docker
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) logstash
5 4 (33.33%) New Relic
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (33.33%) Kibana
5 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle CX
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (33.33%) OpenVPN
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) SSH
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (33.33%) Kafka
1 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) POSIX
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) CentOS
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Varnish
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 4 (33.33%) Kibana
2 4 (33.33%) logstash
2 4 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (16.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) New Relic
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Sun