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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 93 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 52 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 2.28% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.37% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 49
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
2022 2190 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.29% 95.93% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1736 2132
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
St Albans -6 12 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Rickmansworth - 4 £21,500 -
Watford +2 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £36,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -15 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Hemel Hempstead -30 1 £45,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 30 (47.62%) Windows
3 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.75%) VMware
5 17 (26.98%) DNS
6 16 (25.40%) Apache
6 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
6 16 (25.40%) MySQL
6 16 (25.40%) Finance
6 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 14 (22.22%) Oracle
8 14 (22.22%) SQL
8 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (20.63%) CentOS
9 13 (20.63%) Java
9 13 (20.63%) DHCP
10 12 (19.05%) Windows XP
10 12 (19.05%) UNIX
11 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
11 11 (17.46%) CMS
11 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
11 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
11 11 (17.46%) Windows Vista
12 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.87%) Games

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (25.40%) Apache
2 14 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 14 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 11 (17.46%) CMS
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (11.11%) IIS
6 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (4.76%) Joomla!
8 3 (4.76%) WordPress
8 3 (4.76%) nginx
8 3 (4.76%) Moodle
9 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
9 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Agresso
2 3 (4.76%) Magento
3 1 (1.59%) Maximo
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) DNS
2 13 (20.63%) DHCP
3 10 (15.87%) HTTP
3 10 (15.87%) SAN
4 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
6 5 (7.94%) Internet
7 4 (6.35%) SSL
7 4 (6.35%) VoIP
7 4 (6.35%) SMTP
7 4 (6.35%) NAS
7 4 (6.35%) FTP
8 3 (4.76%) LAN
8 3 (4.76%) WAN
8 3 (4.76%) POP3
8 3 (4.76%) SSH
8 3 (4.76%) IMAP
9 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.59%) Wireless
9 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) MySQL
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Games
3 9 (14.29%) Online Betting
4 7 (11.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) LAMP
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (3.17%) Django
4 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) JDBC
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Online Games
2 6 (9.52%) Learning Management System
3 5 (7.94%) Open Source
3 5 (7.94%) Clustering
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.17%) Physics
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 30 (47.62%) Windows
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.63%) CentOS
6 12 (19.05%) UNIX
6 12 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 11 (17.46%) Windows Vista
7 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.94%) Debian
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.35%) Solaris
10 3 (4.76%) AIX
10 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.17%) OpenBSD
11 2 (3.17%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.59%) HPUX
12 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
1 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) CRM
2 7 (11.11%) ERP
3 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.52%) Content Management
3 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.35%) Workflow
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.76%) Time Management
5 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.17%) Scrum
6 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.59%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
4 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.76%) PHP
5 3 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) MCSE
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (7.94%) MCITP
2 5 (7.94%) MCSA
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) RHCE
5 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) iptables
4 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.76%) Varnish
5 3 (4.76%) Sendmail
5 3 (4.76%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.76%) Xen
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 2 (3.17%) KVM
6 2 (3.17%) Ceph
7 1 (1.59%) NFS
7 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.59%) Samba
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Nagios
1 4 (6.35%) cPanel
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) Cacti
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 15 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle
5 9 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco
7 4 (6.35%) NetApp
8 3 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (4.76%) Symantec
9 2 (3.17%) IBM
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Avaya
10 1 (1.59%) Juniper
10 1 (1.59%) CommVault
10 1 (1.59%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
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