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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 103 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 54 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.24% 1.54% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.60% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 15
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £39,743 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +7.63%
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
2297 2372 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 95.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1982 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 22 £40,000 -0.86% 2
St Albans -13 9 £55,000 +36.44%
Rickmansworth - 9 £45,000 -
Watford -1 3 £30,000 -38.14%
Royston - 2 £21,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (68.57%) Linux
2 44 (41.90%) Windows
3 37 (35.24%) Red Hat
4 35 (33.33%) DNS
5 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
6 33 (31.43%) MySQL
6 33 (31.43%) Oracle
7 30 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 29 (27.62%) DHCP
8 29 (27.62%) Apache
9 28 (26.67%) CentOS
10 27 (25.71%) VMware
11 26 (24.76%) UNIX
11 26 (24.76%) SQL
12 24 (22.86%) SAN
13 23 (21.90%) Firewall
14 22 (20.95%) Tomcat
15 21 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (19.05%) HP
16 20 (19.05%) Service Delivery
16 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
17 19 (18.10%) Finance
17 19 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (18.10%) Cisco
17 19 (18.10%) Java
18 18 (17.14%) MS Exchange
18 18 (17.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 18 (17.14%) HTTP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (27.62%) Apache
2 22 (20.95%) Tomcat
3 18 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 18 (17.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (17.14%) CMS
4 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.57%) IIS
5 8 (7.62%) nginx
6 5 (4.76%) Joomla!
6 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.76%) WordPress
7 3 (2.86%) Moodle
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.95%) JBoss
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Magento
2 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.33%) DNS
2 29 (27.62%) DHCP
3 24 (22.86%) SAN
4 23 (21.90%) Firewall
5 18 (17.14%) HTTP
6 15 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.71%) VoIP
8 5 (4.76%) POP3
8 5 (4.76%) SMTP
8 5 (4.76%) FTP
8 5 (4.76%) SSL
8 5 (4.76%) SSH
8 5 (4.76%) IMAP
9 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.81%) LAN
9 4 (3.81%) WAN
10 2 (1.90%) Internet
10 2 (1.90%) NAS
11 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.43%) MySQL
2 19 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 19 (18.10%) Finance
3 18 (17.14%) Games
3 18 (17.14%) Online Betting
4 5 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) LAMP
2 5 (4.76%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Online Games
2 13 (12.38%) Clustering
3 8 (7.62%) Replication
4 7 (6.67%) HP Superdome
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) CMDB
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 72 (68.57%) Linux
2 44 (41.90%) Windows
3 28 (26.67%) CentOS
4 26 (24.76%) UNIX
5 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (13.33%) AIX
7 14 (13.33%) HPUX
8 13 (12.38%) Solaris
8 13 (12.38%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.57%) Windows Vista
9 9 (8.57%) Windows XP
10 6 (5.71%) Fedora
11 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.90%) Debian
14 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.95%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 20 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 14 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (9.52%) Change Management
6 8 (7.62%) ITIL
6 8 (7.62%) High Availability
7 7 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.71%) CRM
9 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.76%) Time Management
10 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.81%) Project Management
11 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.90%) Scrum
12 2 (1.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) SQL
2 19 (18.10%) Java
3 13 (12.38%) Perl
4 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.76%) PHP
8 3 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.67%) MCITP
5 7 (6.67%) MCSA
6 6 (5.71%) MCP
6 6 (5.71%) MCSE
6 6 (5.71%) Degree
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.86%) MCTS
8 3 (2.86%) CCEE
8 3 (2.86%) CCAA
8 3 (2.86%) CCIA
8 3 (2.86%) CCNA
8 3 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.90%) RHCE
10 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.95%) CCNP
10 1 (0.95%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.62%) Varnish
3 8 (7.62%) iptables
4 7 (6.67%) Samba
5 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.76%) Sendmail
5 5 (4.76%) XenApp
6 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.86%) KVM
7 3 (2.86%) Xen
7 3 (2.86%) vSphere
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) cPanel
2 6 (5.71%) Nagios
2 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.76%) Cacti
4 4 (3.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.86%) SCCM
5 3 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.95%) Plesk
Vendors
1 37 (35.24%) Red Hat
2 33 (31.43%) Oracle
3 30 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.71%) VMware
5 20 (19.05%) HP
6 19 (18.10%) Cisco
7 16 (15.24%) Citrix
8 5 (4.76%) Symantec
8 5 (4.76%) NetApp
9 4 (3.81%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.81%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.86%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.95%) Juniper
11 1 (0.95%) IBM
11 1 (0.95%) Apple
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago