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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 98 85 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 46 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 2.39% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.50% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 44
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1962 2043 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.15% 95.60% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1584 2096
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 £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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
St Albans -9 10 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Watford +5 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £21,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £36,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -34 1 £45,000 +9.75%
Letchworth - 1 £37,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 32 (52.46%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) Windows
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.23%) UNIX
5 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
5 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
5 15 (24.59%) VMware
5 15 (24.59%) Finance
6 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
6 14 (22.95%) DNS
6 14 (22.95%) Apache
6 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
8 12 (19.67%) Oracle
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 11 (18.03%) Java
9 11 (18.03%) MySQL
9 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
9 11 (18.03%) DHCP
9 11 (18.03%) Debian
9 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
9 11 (18.03%) CentOS
9 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.39%) Windows Vista
10 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.39%) CMS
11 9 (14.75%) Games
11 9 (14.75%) HTTP
11 9 (14.75%) VoIP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
1 14 (22.95%) Apache
2 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
3 10 (16.39%) CMS
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.56%) IIS
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.28%) Lync
8 2 (3.28%) nginx
8 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Agresso
2 1 (1.64%) Maximo
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) HTTP
3 9 (14.75%) VoIP
4 7 (11.48%) Firewall
4 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) NAS
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) SSL
6 3 (4.92%) SMTP
6 3 (4.92%) FTP
7 2 (3.28%) IMAP
7 2 (3.28%) POP3
7 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) SSH
8 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Games
3 8 (13.11%) Online Betting
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.84%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Django
1 4 (6.56%) LAMP
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.64%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Online Games
2 7 (11.48%) Open Source
3 6 (9.84%) Learning Management System
4 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.56%) Physics
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) Clustering
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) Windows
3 16 (26.23%) UNIX
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
6 11 (18.03%) Debian
6 11 (18.03%) CentOS
7 10 (16.39%) Windows Vista
7 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
8 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
9 6 (9.84%) AIX
10 4 (6.56%) FreeBSD
10 4 (6.56%) OpenBSD
11 3 (4.92%) Solaris
12 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
1 8 (13.11%) ITIL
1 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
2 7 (11.48%) ERP
2 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (9.84%) CRM
3 6 (9.84%) Content Management
4 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.28%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.28%) Scrum
8 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.64%) Document Management
8 1 (1.64%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) Perl
2 5 (8.20%) Python
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) PHP
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) MCITP
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.20%) MCSA
3 5 (8.20%) VCP4
4 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) MBCS
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) VCAP
6 1 (1.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) KVM
3 4 (6.56%) Ceph
4 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.28%) Varnish
6 1 (1.64%) Samba
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) cPanel
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle
4 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.48%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.64%) CommVault
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) Symantec
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
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