The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 113 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 37 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 0.95% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.00% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 37
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,743 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £44,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2383 1994 2584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.09% 94.28% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1983 1585 2068
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,937 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Welwyn Garden City +16 9 £45,000 +31.38% 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 6 £40,350 +0.87%
Watford -14 6 £48,500 - 2
St Albans +2 2 £40,310 -
Stevenage +1 2 £41,000 +32.25%
Hitchin - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 64 (71.11%) Linux
2 41 (45.56%) Apache
3 39 (43.33%) Windows
4 37 (41.11%) MySQL
5 36 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 32 (35.56%) SQL
7 29 (32.22%) DNS
8 27 (30.00%) DHCP
8 27 (30.00%) CentOS
9 26 (28.89%) Java
10 23 (25.56%) HTTP
10 23 (25.56%) Telecoms
11 22 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (23.33%) Service Delivery
12 21 (23.33%) CMS
12 21 (23.33%) LAMP
13 19 (21.11%) Games
13 19 (21.11%) Internet
13 19 (21.11%) Finance
13 19 (21.11%) VMware
13 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
13 19 (21.11%) Oracle
13 19 (21.11%) E-Commerce
14 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
14 18 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 18 (20.00%) Online Games
14 18 (20.00%) Online Betting
15 17 (18.89%) SAN
16 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 15 (16.67%) SQL Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 41 (45.56%) Apache
2 21 (23.33%) CMS
3 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 18 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (8.89%) IIS
5 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.33%) nginx
9 1 (1.11%) Lync
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) DNS
2 27 (30.00%) DHCP
3 23 (25.56%) HTTP
4 19 (21.11%) Internet
5 17 (18.89%) SAN
6 10 (11.11%) Firewall
7 7 (7.78%) iSCSI
8 5 (5.56%) LAN
9 4 (4.44%) VoIP
9 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.44%) Broadband
9 4 (4.44%) Wireless
10 3 (3.33%) WAN
10 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.22%) NAS
11 2 (2.22%) Network Security
11 2 (2.22%) VPN
11 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.22%) VLAN
12 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.11%) MySQL
2 22 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
General
1 23 (25.56%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.11%) Games
2 19 (21.11%) Finance
3 18 (20.00%) Online Betting
4 11 (12.22%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) LAMP
2 2 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Online Games
2 6 (6.67%) Open Source
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (2.22%) Firmware
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Celerra
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.11%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.11%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.11%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.11%) Linux
2 39 (43.33%) Windows
3 27 (30.00%) CentOS
4 13 (14.44%) UNIX
5 10 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.33%) VMS
11 2 (2.22%) AIX
12 1 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Service Delivery
2 19 (21.11%) E-Commerce
3 15 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.67%) ITIL
5 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.44%) Project Management
6 4 (4.44%) Change Management
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.22%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.22%) Time Management
8 2 (2.22%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.22%) DevOps
8 2 (2.22%) CRM
8 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.11%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) SQL
2 26 (28.89%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) PHP
4 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.56%) CCNA
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) MCTS
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.33%) MCP
3 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.33%) CCEE
3 3 (3.33%) CCAA
3 3 (3.33%) CCIA
4 1 (1.11%) MCITP
4 1 (1.11%) MCSE
4 1 (1.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 19 (21.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) KVM
5 3 (3.33%) Xen
5 3 (3.33%) NFS
6 2 (2.22%) pfSense
6 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) Puppet
3 3 (3.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.11%) SCOM
4 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Plesk
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (21.11%) VMware
2 19 (21.11%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco
5 6 (6.67%) Citrix
6 5 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.22%) Orchard
9 1 (1.11%) Brocade
9 1 (1.11%) Google
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) EMC
9 1 (1.11%) Intel
9 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
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