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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 111 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 40 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.61% 0.89% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 0.94% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 33
Average salary £45,000 £29,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.26% -33.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,824 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £43,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +2.14%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2378 2014 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.69% 94.38% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1584 2043
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 £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +17 10 £42,500 +63.46% 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 6 £40,350 +0.87%
Watford -11 6 £48,500 - 2
Stevenage -2 3 £41,000 +32.25%
St Albans +5 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 23 July 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 69 (71.88%) Linux
2 44 (45.83%) Apache
3 42 (43.75%) Windows
4 41 (42.71%) MySQL
5 39 (40.63%) Red Hat
6 34 (35.42%) SQL
7 30 (31.25%) DNS
8 29 (30.21%) CentOS
9 28 (29.17%) DHCP
10 26 (27.08%) Java
11 24 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 24 (25.00%) HTTP
12 23 (23.96%) LAMP
13 22 (22.92%) Service Delivery
13 22 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (22.92%) CMS
14 21 (21.88%) VMware
14 21 (21.88%) Oracle
15 20 (20.83%) E-Commerce
15 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
15 20 (20.83%) SAN
15 20 (20.83%) Games
15 20 (20.83%) Finance
16 19 (19.79%) Online Games
16 19 (19.79%) Online Betting
16 19 (19.79%) Internet
16 19 (19.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 19 (19.79%) Tomcat
17 18 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (16.67%) SQL Server

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (45.83%) Apache
2 22 (22.92%) CMS
3 19 (19.79%) Tomcat
3 19 (19.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (8.33%) IIS
4 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.13%) nginx
8 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.04%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) DNS
2 28 (29.17%) DHCP
3 24 (25.00%) HTTP
4 20 (20.83%) SAN
5 19 (19.79%) Internet
6 11 (11.46%) Firewall
7 8 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 5 (5.21%) LAN
8 5 (5.21%) VoIP
9 4 (4.17%) Broadband
9 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.17%) Wireless
9 4 (4.17%) NAS
10 3 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.13%) WAN
11 2 (2.08%) VPN
11 2 (2.08%) VLAN
11 2 (2.08%) Network Security
11 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
12 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.71%) MySQL
2 22 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
General
1 24 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Games
3 19 (19.79%) Online Betting
4 11 (11.46%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) LAMP
2 2 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Online Games
2 6 (6.25%) Open Source
3 5 (5.21%) Replication
4 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.08%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.08%) EMC Centera
5 2 (2.08%) Celerra
5 2 (2.08%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.88%) Linux
2 42 (43.75%) Windows
3 29 (30.21%) CentOS
4 14 (14.58%) UNIX
5 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.13%) VMS
9 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Service Delivery
2 20 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 18 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.29%) ITIL
5 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.21%) Change Management
6 5 (5.21%) Project Management
7 4 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.13%) Migration
8 3 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.08%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.08%) CRM
9 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.08%) DevOps
10 1 (1.04%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.04%) Data Security
10 1 (1.04%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) PHP
4 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) CCNA
1 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.17%) MCTS
3 4 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.17%) MCP
3 4 (4.17%) CCEE
3 4 (4.17%) CCAA
3 4 (4.17%) CCIA
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.25%) KVM
5 3 (3.13%) NFS
5 3 (3.13%) Xen
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) Puppet
3 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) Ansible
5 1 (1.04%) Plesk
5 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 21 (21.88%) VMware
2 21 (21.88%) Oracle
3 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.54%) Cisco
5 7 (7.29%) HP
5 7 (7.29%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.08%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.08%) Brocade
7 2 (2.08%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Intel
8 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.04%) Orchard
8 1 (1.04%) Google
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