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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 125 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 28 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.61% 1.48% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.53% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 53
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,800 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
2153 1828 2826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.55% 96.82% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 1393 2426
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Watford -19 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Rickmansworth - 3 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -12 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) UNIX
3 17 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
7 9 (26.47%) AIX
7 9 (26.47%) Debian
7 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
7 9 (26.47%) Puppet
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (23.53%) Firewall
9 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (20.59%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.59%) Open Source
10 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (17.65%) VoIP
10 6 (17.65%) IIS
10 6 (17.65%) Python
11 5 (14.71%) Apache
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.71%) HTTP
11 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
5 5 (14.71%) HTTP
6 4 (11.76%) NAS
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) FTP
7 2 (5.88%) LAN
7 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.94%) IMAP
8 1 (2.94%) SSH
8 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) LAMP
1 4 (11.76%) Django
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) JDBC
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.76%) Physics
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Online Games
3 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) UNIX
3 17 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) AIX
4 9 (26.47%) Debian
4 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.71%) CentOS
7 4 (11.76%) OpenBSD
7 4 (11.76%) FreeBSD
8 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (2.94%) Document Management
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) MBCS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) VCP4
3 1 (2.94%) VCAP
3 1 (2.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) KVM
3 4 (11.76%) Ceph
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) pfSense
5 2 (5.88%) Firmware
6 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.88%) Orchard
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
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