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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 106 118 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 40 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.85% 1.28% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.32% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 38
Average salary £42,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2110 1964 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.55% 96.65% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 1574 1458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Watford +14 15 £52,500 +75.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £42,000 -
Harpenden - 4 £37,750 -
Potters Bar - 4 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £39,500 -
St Albans -4 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Hitchin - 1 £32,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 44 (57.89%) Windows
2 41 (53.95%) VMware
3 40 (52.63%) Linux
4 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
4 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (39.47%) DNS
6 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
6 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
7 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
8 24 (31.58%) SAN
9 22 (28.95%) Problem Management
10 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (27.63%) Unix
10 21 (27.63%) MySQL
11 20 (26.32%) Oracle
11 20 (26.32%) Apache
11 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 20 (26.32%) Replication
12 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
12 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
12 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
13 17 (22.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (21.05%) Firewall
14 16 (21.05%) Change Management
14 16 (21.05%) LAMP
14 16 (21.05%) Clustering
14 16 (21.05%) SSH
14 16 (21.05%) ITIL
14 16 (21.05%) Perl
14 16 (21.05%) PHP

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (26.32%) Apache
2 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
3 13 (17.11%) WebSphere
4 12 (15.79%) Apache ServiceMix
4 12 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.26%) Joomla!
6 4 (5.26%) Moodle
6 4 (5.26%) nginx
6 4 (5.26%) WordPress
7 3 (3.95%) IIS
8 2 (2.63%) LiveLink
8 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Magento
2 2 (2.63%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.32%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.63%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) DNS
2 24 (31.58%) SAN
3 16 (21.05%) Firewall
3 16 (21.05%) SSH
3 16 (21.05%) SSL
4 15 (19.74%) FTP
5 14 (18.42%) DHCP
6 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
7 10 (13.16%) iSCSI
8 9 (11.84%) VoIP
9 7 (9.21%) NAS
9 7 (9.21%) VPN
10 4 (5.26%) IMAP
10 4 (5.26%) IPsec
10 4 (5.26%) POP3
10 4 (5.26%) SMTP
11 2 (2.63%) LAN
11 2 (2.63%) LDAP
11 2 (2.63%) WAN
12 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) MySQL
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.58%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Publishing
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) LAMP
2 12 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (10.53%) Web Services
4 4 (5.26%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
6 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Replication
2 16 (21.05%) Clustering
3 10 (13.16%) User Experience
4 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.95%) NHS
6 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Linux
3 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
4 21 (27.63%) Unix
4 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.21%) CentOS
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) CoreOS
9 2 (2.63%) Debian
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) SUSE
10 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Problem Management
2 17 (22.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (21.05%) Change Management
3 16 (21.05%) ITIL
3 16 (21.05%) Time Management
4 11 (14.47%) Business Continuity
5 10 (13.16%) Project Management
6 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.21%) Network Management
8 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.89%) Open Source
9 5 (6.58%) Computer Security
10 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.63%) Information Management
11 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
1 16 (21.05%) Perl
1 16 (21.05%) PHP
2 14 (18.42%) SQL
3 12 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.47%) Java
4 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.47%) VBScript
5 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.58%) MCITP
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) CCNA
3 4 (5.26%) SANS
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) MCSA
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) GxP
System Software
1 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
1 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.05%) Sendmail
4 12 (15.79%) Postfix
4 12 (15.79%) qmail
5 8 (10.53%) iptables
6 5 (6.58%) vSphere
7 4 (5.26%) Varnish
7 4 (5.26%) Xen
8 2 (2.63%) Ceph
8 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Plesk
2 8 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.89%) Puppet
4 4 (5.26%) Cacti
4 4 (5.26%) cPanel
4 4 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (2.63%) SCCM
5 2 (2.63%) WSUS
6 1 (1.32%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) VMware
2 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Oracle
3 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 15 (19.74%) Citrix
5 12 (15.79%) IBM
6 11 (14.47%) Cisco
7 10 (13.16%) HP
8 8 (10.53%) Dell
8 8 (10.53%) Symantec
9 3 (3.95%) Sage
10 2 (2.63%) Google
10 2 (2.63%) NetApp
10 2 (2.63%) OpenText
10 2 (2.63%) Sun
11 1 (1.32%) Cerner
11 1 (1.32%) EMC
11 1 (1.32%) iSOFT
11 1 (1.32%) Juniper
11 1 (1.32%) MEDITECH
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