The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 94 141 141
Rank change year-on-year +47 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 11 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.90% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.88% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.21% +4.70%  

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 1191 1826 2265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.22% 93.83% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1476 1551
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) Puppet
4 9 (52.94%) High Availability
4 9 (52.94%) CentOS
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) SAN
6 7 (41.18%) HP
6 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
6 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) IIS
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 5 (29.41%) PHP
8 5 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
8 5 (29.41%) Sun
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
8 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (29.41%) LAMP
8 5 (29.41%) SaaS
8 5 (29.41%) Trend Analysis

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (29.41%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Solr
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (23.53%) nginx
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle CX
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
2 4 (23.53%) Google App Engine
2 4 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) FTP
4 4 (23.53%) OpenVPN
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) NAS
6 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Intranet
6 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) SSH
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 4 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (23.53%) Kafka
2 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.76%) POSIX
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) CentOS
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 5 (29.41%) KVM
3 4 (23.53%) Varnish
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) vCloud
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Graphite
3 4 (23.53%) HAProxy
3 4 (23.53%) Kibana
3 4 (23.53%) logstash
3 4 (23.53%) ZABBIX
4 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Dell
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Sun
3 4 (23.53%) New Relic
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.76%) Zerto
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam