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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 110 105 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 27 24 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 1.19% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.25% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 55
Average salary £41,000 £29,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.81% -33.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £27,900 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £43,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
2267 1924 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.05% 95.06% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1563 2184
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 September 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 +15 6 £43,750 +2.94%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £40,350 - 1
Watford -3 4 £48,500 - 2
Stevenage -3 2 £41,000 +32.25%
St Albans -6 2 £40,310 -
Hitchin - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (71.64%) Linux
2 31 (46.27%) Apache
3 27 (40.30%) MySQL
3 27 (40.30%) Red Hat
4 26 (38.81%) Windows
5 24 (35.82%) SQL
6 22 (32.84%) Java
6 22 (32.84%) DNS
7 21 (31.34%) CentOS
8 20 (29.85%) DHCP
9 19 (28.36%) HTTP
10 18 (26.87%) Internet
10 18 (26.87%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (26.87%) Telecoms
11 17 (25.37%) CMS
11 17 (25.37%) LAMP
11 17 (25.37%) Service Delivery
12 15 (22.39%) Games
12 15 (22.39%) Finance
12 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
13 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
13 14 (20.90%) Oracle
13 14 (20.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 14 (20.90%) Online Games
13 14 (20.90%) Online Betting
14 13 (19.40%) VMware
14 13 (19.40%) UNIX
15 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
15 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
15 11 (16.42%) SAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (46.27%) Apache
2 17 (25.37%) CMS
3 14 (20.90%) Tomcat
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (11.94%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.49%) nginx
7 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) DNS
2 20 (29.85%) DHCP
3 19 (28.36%) HTTP
4 18 (26.87%) Internet
5 11 (16.42%) SAN
6 7 (10.45%) Firewall
7 5 (7.46%) LAN
8 4 (5.97%) Broadband
8 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.97%) Wireless
8 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.48%) WAN
10 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.99%) VLAN
10 2 (2.99%) Network Security
10 2 (2.99%) VPN
11 1 (1.49%) LDAP
11 1 (1.49%) VoIP
11 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) MySQL
2 18 (26.87%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
General
1 18 (26.87%) Telecoms
2 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Games
3 14 (20.90%) Online Betting
4 11 (16.42%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) LAMP
2 2 (2.99%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Online Games
2 4 (5.97%) Open Source
3 2 (2.99%) Firmware
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) Windows
3 21 (31.34%) CentOS
4 13 (19.40%) UNIX
5 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.48%) AIX
8 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.48%) VMS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Service Delivery
2 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
3 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.48%) Migration
4 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.48%) DevOps
5 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.99%) Time Management
5 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL
5 2 (2.99%) CRM
6 1 (1.49%) Project Management
6 1 (1.49%) Data Security
6 1 (1.49%) Change Management
6 1 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.49%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) CCNA
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.48%) NFS
5 2 (2.99%) pfSense
6 1 (1.49%) KVM
6 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Red Hat
2 14 (20.90%) Oracle
3 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco
6 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.99%) Orchard
8 1 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Intel
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