The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 104 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 47 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.09% 1.78% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.87% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 38
Average salary £40,000 £53,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £39,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2145 2411 2324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.52% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1951 1897
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -9 10 £35,500 -21.11% 1
St Albans -18 9 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Rickmansworth - 6 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -21 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Royston - 3 £21,500 -
Watford +9 2 £38,250 -32.00%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 58 (64.44%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Windows
3 29 (32.22%) MySQL
3 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) Red Hat
4 27 (30.00%) DNS
5 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 25 (27.78%) Oracle
6 24 (26.67%) Apache
7 23 (25.56%) VMware
7 23 (25.56%) Finance
8 22 (24.44%) DHCP
8 22 (24.44%) CentOS
9 20 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 20 (22.22%) SQL
10 19 (21.11%) Java
10 19 (21.11%) E-Commerce
11 18 (20.00%) SAN
11 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 18 (20.00%) CMS
11 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (18.89%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (18.89%) Games
13 16 (17.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
13 16 (17.78%) HTTP
13 16 (17.78%) Online Games

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (26.67%) Apache
2 20 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 18 (20.00%) CMS
4 16 (17.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
5 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.00%) IIS
6 4 (4.44%) nginx
7 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.33%) Moodle
7 3 (3.33%) WordPress
7 3 (3.33%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.11%) JBoss
9 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.44%) Agresso
2 3 (3.33%) Magento
3 1 (1.11%) Maximo
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) DNS
2 22 (24.44%) DHCP
3 18 (20.00%) SAN
4 16 (17.78%) HTTP
5 13 (14.44%) Firewall
6 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.56%) Internet
8 4 (4.44%) SSL
8 4 (4.44%) SMTP
8 4 (4.44%) VoIP
9 3 (3.33%) WAN
9 3 (3.33%) POP3
9 3 (3.33%) LAN
9 3 (3.33%) FTP
9 3 (3.33%) NAS
9 3 (3.33%) IMAP
9 3 (3.33%) SSH
10 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.11%) VPN
10 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) MySQL
2 17 (18.89%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (18.89%) Games
4 16 (17.78%) Online Betting
5 7 (7.78%) Publishing
6 2 (2.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) LAMP
2 4 (4.44%) .NET
3 3 (3.33%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Online Games
2 9 (10.00%) Clustering
3 6 (6.67%) Learning Management System
4 4 (4.44%) HP Superdome
4 4 (4.44%) Open Source
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.11%) Physics
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (64.44%) Linux
2 37 (41.11%) Windows
3 22 (24.44%) CentOS
4 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.67%) UNIX
6 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Vista
7 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.78%) Solaris
9 5 (5.56%) AIX
9 5 (5.56%) HPUX
9 5 (5.56%) Fedora
10 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.33%) Debian
12 1 (1.11%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.11%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) E-Commerce
2 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (13.33%) CRM
4 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.78%) ERP
7 6 (6.67%) Content Management
7 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.67%) Change Management
7 6 (6.67%) ITIL
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) High Availability
9 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.44%) Workflow
9 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) SQL
2 19 (21.11%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) Perl
4 6 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.67%) MCSE
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) MCSA
4 5 (5.56%) MCITP
5 3 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) MCP
6 2 (2.22%) RHCE
7 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.67%) iptables
4 5 (5.56%) Samba
5 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.44%) Varnish
5 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.33%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 3 (3.33%) Xen
7 2 (2.22%) vSphere
7 2 (2.22%) KVM
8 1 (1.11%) NFS
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.11%) Ceph
8 1 (1.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (4.44%) cPanel
1 4 (4.44%) Nagios
2 3 (3.33%) Cacti
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
1 29 (32.22%) Red Hat
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle
3 23 (25.56%) VMware
4 13 (14.44%) Cisco
5 12 (13.33%) Citrix
6 11 (12.22%) HP
7 6 (6.67%) Symantec
7 6 (6.67%) NetApp
8 4 (4.44%) LogRhythm
8 4 (4.44%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.11%) Avaya
9 1 (1.11%) IBM
9 1 (1.11%) Apple
9 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.11%) CommVault
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Google
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago