The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 124 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 8 49 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 2.18% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.24% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 40
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1983 2183 2473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.24% 97.07% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1670 1743 2005
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +11 2 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Watford +8 2 £48,750 +27.45%
Royston +1 2 £52,500 +144.18%
Harpenden - 1 £38,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) Unix
4 22 (46.81%) Red Hat
5 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (44.68%) Bash Shell
6 20 (42.55%) DNS
6 20 (42.55%) Perl
7 18 (38.30%) Apache
8 17 (36.17%) LAMP
9 16 (34.04%) SAN
9 16 (34.04%) PHP
9 16 (34.04%) MySQL
10 15 (31.91%) Oracle
10 15 (31.91%) SSL
10 15 (31.91%) Sendmail
10 15 (31.91%) SSH
10 15 (31.91%) Time Management
11 14 (29.79%) Clustering
11 14 (29.79%) CentOS
11 14 (29.79%) FTP
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (27.66%) Problem Management
13 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
13 12 (25.53%) Windows
14 11 (23.40%) Firewall
15 10 (21.28%) Apache ServiceMix
15 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
15 10 (21.28%) WebSphere MQ

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 18 (38.30%) Apache
2 12 (25.53%) Tomcat
3 10 (21.28%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
3 10 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.51%) Joomla!
6 4 (8.51%) Moodle
6 4 (8.51%) nginx
6 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
6 4 (8.51%) WordPress
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.38%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) DNS
2 16 (34.04%) SAN
3 15 (31.91%) SSH
3 15 (31.91%) SSL
4 14 (29.79%) FTP
5 11 (23.40%) Firewall
6 9 (19.15%) NAS
7 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.64%) DHCP
8 5 (10.64%) IMAP
8 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
8 5 (10.64%) POP3
8 5 (10.64%) SMTP
8 5 (10.64%) VoIP
9 1 (2.13%) LAN
9 1 (2.13%) WAN
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.38%) Games
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) LAMP
2 10 (21.28%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.51%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 4 (8.51%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (6.38%) Django
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Clustering
2 9 (19.15%) Replication
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Linux
2 25 (53.19%) Unix
3 14 (29.79%) CentOS
4 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (25.53%) Windows
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.38%) CoreOS
8 3 (6.38%) Debian
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE
9 1 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Time Management
2 13 (27.66%) Problem Management
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.89%) Open Source
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Server Building
9 2 (4.26%) Information Management
10 1 (2.13%) CAD
10 1 (2.13%) ERP
10 1 (2.13%) PDM
10 1 (2.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Bash Shell
2 20 (42.55%) Perl
3 16 (34.04%) PHP
4 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
5 9 (19.15%) Java
5 9 (19.15%) Python
6 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) PhD
2 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (31.91%) Sendmail
3 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
3 10 (21.28%) Postfix
3 10 (21.28%) qmail
4 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.64%) iptables
6 4 (8.51%) Varnish
6 4 (8.51%) Xen
7 3 (6.38%) Ceph
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Plesk
2 8 (17.02%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) cPanel
4 4 (8.51%) Cacti
4 4 (8.51%) Nagios
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Red Hat
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.15%) IBM
6 6 (12.77%) Citrix
7 5 (10.64%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) IDERA
8 4 (8.51%) R1Soft
9 3 (6.38%) Google
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
10 2 (4.26%) Northgate
10 2 (4.26%) Sun
11 1 (2.13%) NGA Human Resources
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
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