The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 31 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 68 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.02% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £48,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
568 314 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.60% 94.86% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 405 239 233
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Hertfordshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Watford region.

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Watford

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) VMS
6 3 (30.00%) NFS
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) KVM
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
8 1 (10.00%) Perl
8 1 (10.00%) PHP
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco
8 1 (10.00%) Firmware

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (10.00%) EMC Centera
1 1 (10.00%) Celerra
1 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) VMS
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) NFS
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
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