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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 90 105 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 56 52 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 1.96% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.06% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2523 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.58% 95.14% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2114 2048
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +5 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £40,000 - 1
St Albans +7 6 £60,000 -40.00% 1
Hertford +2 6 £27,500 -3.50%
Watford -23 5 £40,000 -22.33%
Ware - 2 £39,000 -
Stevenage -10 1 - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 43 (50.59%) Windows
3 39 (45.88%) MySQL
4 38 (44.71%) Apache
4 38 (44.71%) Red Hat
5 34 (40.00%) SQL
6 33 (38.82%) DHCP
6 33 (38.82%) DNS
7 23 (27.06%) CentOS
8 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
8 22 (25.88%) Java
9 21 (24.71%) SAN
9 21 (24.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (24.71%) VMware
10 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 20 (23.53%) Oracle
11 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
11 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
12 18 (21.18%) Service Delivery
12 18 (21.18%) Cisco
12 18 (21.18%) HTTP
12 18 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (21.18%) CMS
12 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
13 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (20.00%) HP
14 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 15 (17.65%) Finance
15 15 (17.65%) VoIP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (44.71%) Apache
2 18 (21.18%) CMS
3 15 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 15 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 15 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
6 8 (9.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.53%) nginx
8 2 (2.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.82%) DHCP
1 33 (38.82%) DNS
2 21 (24.71%) SAN
3 18 (21.18%) HTTP
4 15 (17.65%) VoIP
5 12 (14.12%) Firewall
6 11 (12.94%) iSCSI
7 6 (7.06%) Internet
8 5 (5.88%) NAS
9 4 (4.71%) VRRP
9 4 (4.71%) Wireless
9 4 (4.71%) Broadband
10 3 (3.53%) VPN
11 1 (1.18%) WAN
11 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.88%) MySQL
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
3 18 (21.18%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Online Betting
2 15 (17.65%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.18%) SOAP
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Online Games
2 11 (12.94%) Replication
3 7 (8.24%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Open Source
5 2 (2.35%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.35%) Celerra
5 2 (2.35%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.35%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.35%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 43 (50.59%) Windows
3 23 (27.06%) CentOS
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.94%) Windows XP
6 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (11.76%) UNIX
8 3 (3.53%) Windows NT
8 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
9 1 (1.18%) HPUX
9 1 (1.18%) Solaris
9 1 (1.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (21.18%) Service Delivery
3 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.12%) ITIL
5 11 (12.94%) Change Management
5 11 (12.94%) Project Management
5 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
6 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.53%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (3.53%) Change Control
8 1 (1.18%) Strategic Management
8 1 (1.18%) Time Management
8 1 (1.18%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.18%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.18%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.18%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) SQL
2 22 (25.88%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.41%) PHP
4 7 (8.24%) Perl
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) MCTS
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.76%) CCNA
2 10 (11.76%) MCP
2 10 (11.76%) CCEE
2 10 (11.76%) CCAA
2 10 (11.76%) CCIA
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (3.53%) MCSE
5 3 (3.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.59%) KVM
5 4 (4.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.18%) Plesk
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Red Hat
2 21 (24.71%) VMware
3 20 (23.53%) Oracle
4 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (21.18%) Cisco
6 17 (20.00%) HP
7 11 (12.94%) Citrix
8 10 (11.76%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.35%) Brocade
9 2 (2.35%) NetApp
9 2 (2.35%) EMC
10 1 (1.18%) Juniper
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Sky
Posted: 16 days ago