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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 115 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 36 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 1.16% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.20% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 18
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +37.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £38,300 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
2286 2258 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.62% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1860 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 16 £45,000 +11.52% 2
St Albans -11 5 £55,000 +36.44%
Rickmansworth - 4 £23,000 -
Watford -10 3 £30,000 -38.14%
Borehamwood - 2 £27,000 - 2
Potters Bar - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (71.76%) Linux
2 34 (40.00%) Windows
2 34 (40.00%) DNS
3 33 (38.82%) Red Hat
4 32 (37.65%) Active Directory
5 30 (35.29%) MySQL
6 27 (31.76%) Oracle
6 27 (31.76%) DHCP
7 26 (30.59%) SAN
8 25 (29.41%) Firewall
9 24 (28.24%) CentOS
10 23 (27.06%) VMware
10 23 (27.06%) Apache
10 23 (27.06%) UNIX
10 23 (27.06%) SQL
11 22 (25.88%) HP
12 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (21.18%) Cisco
14 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
15 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
15 16 (18.82%) Citrix
15 16 (18.82%) Service Delivery
15 16 (18.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
15 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
16 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (27.06%) Apache
2 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
3 14 (16.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (16.47%) CMS
4 9 (10.59%) IIS
4 9 (10.59%) nginx
5 6 (7.06%) Joomla!
5 6 (7.06%) WordPress
5 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.53%) Moodle
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.18%) JBoss
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Magento
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.00%) DNS
2 27 (31.76%) DHCP
3 26 (30.59%) SAN
4 25 (29.41%) Firewall
5 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (16.47%) HTTP
7 6 (7.06%) SSL
7 6 (7.06%) FTP
7 6 (7.06%) VoIP
7 6 (7.06%) POP3
7 6 (7.06%) SMTP
7 6 (7.06%) SSH
7 6 (7.06%) IMAP
7 6 (7.06%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.71%) WAN
8 4 (4.71%) LAN
9 2 (2.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) MySQL
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
3 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Games
2 14 (16.47%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) LAMP
2 6 (7.06%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Clustering
1 14 (16.47%) Online Games
2 11 (12.94%) Replication
3 7 (8.24%) HP Superdome
4 5 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (71.76%) Linux
2 34 (40.00%) Windows
3 24 (28.24%) CentOS
4 23 (27.06%) UNIX
5 14 (16.47%) AIX
5 14 (16.47%) HPUX
6 11 (12.94%) Solaris
7 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.59%) Windows 7
9 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (7.06%) Fedora
11 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.18%) Debian
13 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (18.82%) Service Delivery
2 16 (18.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (15.29%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (14.12%) Change Management
5 9 (10.59%) Business Continuity
6 8 (9.41%) High Availability
7 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (8.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.06%) Time Management
8 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) ITIL
8 6 (7.06%) CRM
9 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (2.35%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) Java
3 13 (15.29%) Perl
4 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.06%) PHP
7 5 (5.88%) VBScript
8 2 (2.35%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) CCNA
6 5 (5.88%) MCP
6 5 (5.88%) MCITP
7 4 (4.71%) MCTS
7 4 (4.71%) CCEE
7 4 (4.71%) CCAA
7 4 (4.71%) CCIA
7 4 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.53%) MCSA
9 2 (2.35%) RHCE
10 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
10 1 (1.18%) CCNP
10 1 (1.18%) MCSE
10 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (37.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.59%) Varnish
4 8 (9.41%) iptables
5 7 (8.24%) Samba
6 6 (7.06%) Sendmail
7 5 (5.88%) XenApp
7 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
8 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.71%) KVM
9 3 (3.53%) vSphere
9 3 (3.53%) Xen
9 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.18%) Docker
10 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Nagios
1 7 (8.24%) cPanel
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.06%) Cacti
3 4 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.18%) Plesk
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Red Hat
2 27 (31.76%) Oracle
3 23 (27.06%) VMware
4 22 (25.88%) HP
5 18 (21.18%) Cisco
6 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.82%) Citrix
8 5 (5.88%) Symantec
8 5 (5.88%) NetApp
9 4 (4.71%) SonicWALL
9 4 (4.71%) LogRhythm
9 4 (4.71%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.18%) Apple
10 1 (1.18%) Juniper
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + 32 days hol, pension, life assurance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago