Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 193 192
Rank change year-on-year +48 -1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 12 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.50% 0.086% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.090% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 14
Reading median annual salary £60,000 - £42,500
10th Percentile £47,500 - £34,000
90th Percentile £70,625 - £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2288 3350 4455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2508 3542
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Ansible
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Puppet
7 1 (8.33%) Network Management
7 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware